Primer with Various Instructions


Beron’s Primer with Various Instructions is the first modern Bulgarian primer. Used by children throughout the 19th century, it contained, in addition to the rules of grammar, general information about nature and basic arithmetic. The book is better known as the “Fish Primer” for the picture of the whale at the end. Beron is considered the father of modern Bulgarian.

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Буквар с различни поучения

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140 pages : illustrations ; 17 centimeters

Last updated: December 2, 2013