These 2 antique word books, primer, are dated 1872 & 1873. They are in rough shape and the owner wrote in them and wrote the date Jan 9,1890. She also pasted a Browns Iron Bitters advertisement in it.She also write her name and a boys name that later became her husband.She wrote " I would walk a mile my charming friend to get a kiss from your sweet lips.Guess she was trying out her grammer. They are 4.75'' x 6.75''. The Primer is 96 pages and the word book is 154 pages.