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An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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List of Illustrations
XV
Page A Fly-leaf Bird. From a grammar of 1714. Owned by the
American Antiquarian Society            . . . .160
A Soldier. Drawn in Webb's The Common School Song­ster, 1843             . . . . . . .161
A Rubbing from an Old Medal in The National Reader . 161 Scrollwork. From The New England Magazine . . 162 A Diminishing Scroll . . . . . . .162
A Conventional Combination of Dots and Line. From The
New England Magazine . . . . .162
" A Basket of Eggs." From The New England Magazine 163
<« A Spanish S".......163
A Protecting Cover of Leather stitched with Tow . .164 A Title-page Imprint. From Dwight's A Short but Com­prehensive System of the Geography of the World . 165 A Fly-leaf Animal. From The New England Magazine . 166 Noah Webster, From a Steel Engraving owned by G. & C.
Merriam & Co., Springfield, Mass.            . . .168
The Portrait in "The Old Blue-back" that scared the Chil­dren. From an early edition owned by the Essex Institute 173 Of the Boy that stole Apples. From a Webster's speller dated 1789. Owned by the American Antiquarian Society . . . . . . . .179
The Country Maid. From a Webster's speller dated 1789.
Owned by the American Antiquarian Society . . 180 Frontispiece to Webster's Elementary, 1829 . . . 181 A Virago. From the Illustrated Edition of 1829 . . 182 An Orator. From the Illustrated Edition of 1829 . . 182 The Bad Boy as he appeared in the Illustrated Edition of 18 29 184 A Half-page from Bingham's The Child's Companion, 1795 186 A Heading from Bingham's The Child's Companion . . 189 Againft Pride in Clothes. From Alexander's Spelling Book,
1799. Owned by the American Antiquarian Society . 193 Againft Evil Company. From Alexander's Spelling Book.
Owned by the American Antiquarian Society . .194
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