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Harper's United States Readers, The First Reader

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Posted 7 years ago


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Here is HARPER'S UNITED STATES READERS, THE FIRST READER of the United States Series by Marcius Willson, entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872, by HARPER & BROTHERS.
This reader was passed down through my mothers estate. It is in good condition, very well aged, and a joy to look through.
I have no idea about the value as it is a family momento.


  1. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 7 years ago
    As a former 1st grade teacher, I'm interested in the print inside this book. In the 50s, I learned to read with Dick, Jane and Spot. Could you add a photo of a page inside the book? Thanks.....
  2. cis2you cis2you, 7 years ago
    Here are two more pics for you- showing inside graphics. Hope you enjoy.
  3. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 7 years ago
    Yes, I did....thank you. I see they taught phonics back when my grandparents were learning to read!
  4. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 1 year ago
    Just holding it im your hand must be an experience__Think of all the tiny hands before you ,brightening their eager minds with the beauty and significance of it. It is akin to a Bible in its own way.
  5. Celiene Celiene, 1 year ago
    Better than a bible. It teaches actual lessons.

    The graphics! SWOON! SOmeone needs to take that alphabet and make it a font for computers!

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