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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of McGuffeys First Eclectic Reader Revised Edition.

This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by William Holmes McGuffey, which is now, at last, again available to you.

Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside McGuffeys First Eclectic Reader Revised Edition:

Welcome to the schoolroom of 1900. The moral tone is plain. She is kind to the old blind man.

The exercises are still suitable, and perhaps more helpful than some contemporary alternatives. Much is left to the teacher. Explanations given in the text are enough to get started teaching a child to read and write. Counting in Roman numerals is included as a bonus in the form of lesson numbers.

Each lesson begins with vocabulary words, followed by the description of a picture (if any) related to the lessons reading exercise. The lesson then consists of printed text for reading and sometimes script (handwriting) for reading or copying.

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