Sanders' Pictorial Primer: Or An Introduction to "Sanders' First Reader"

New York: Ivison & Phinney, (1846).

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. 12mo. 48pp. Illustrated. Quarter cloth and green glazed paper over boards. Pencil signature dated 1858, dampstain prominent on first few leaves and receding after that, some smudging and wear on the boards and pages, a sound, good copy. Among the illustrations in the book is one on called "The Play-Ground" (p.23) that depicts, among several other activities, a boy batting a pitched ball. A larger version of the same image is used as a frontispiece. Unlike most pre-Civil War baseball illustrations, the batter has assumed a stance that could possibly result in success.

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Sanders' Pictorial Primer: Or An Introduction to "Sanders' First Reader" Charles W. SANDERS, J C. Sanders.
Sanders' Pictorial Primer: Or An Introduction to "Sanders' First Reader"