A complete reproduction (including front and back pages) of this 1860 Primer. It is a good example of the classic one room schoolhouse textbook. According to its advertisement, it is, "Adapted to interest and instruct small children, begins with the Alphabet and extends to words of four letters. It has much of the simple, conversational style, and in many sentences marks are given to denote the inflection required". There are lessons in reading, spelling and "Pronouncing", as well as "Directions for the Teacher". 4.5" x 7.25".