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Mother's Primer

Mother's Primer

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Springfield, OH: Nichols & Anthony, 1850. Paperback. 12mo. Original orange pictorial wrappers. 24pp. Numerous small engravings. Good plus. Slightly soiled and edgeworn, with an abrasion at the lower right corner of the front wrapper; pencil doodlings on inside front wrapper from some early owner. Quaint primer, with short tales, rhymes, prayers, etc. Despite wear, quite decent and handleable.


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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback.  A...[more]
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback.  Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for ...[more]
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.


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