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Title: The Universal Spelling Book. or a New and Easy Guide to the English Language: containing I. Tables of Words in one, two , three and four Syllables.... II. A very easy and rational Guide to English Grammar.... III. A Collection of nearly 5000 of the most useful Words.... IV. Alphabetical Copies, and Writing Pieces in Prose and Verse.... Lastly, Tables of Sovereigns of England since the Conquest.... Stereotype Edition.
Description: Derby: Printed by and for Henry Mozley..., 1820. Large 12mo, pp. 156, including woodcut frontispiece, 6 woodcut illustrations in text, contemporary sheepskin (worn); some fingering of text, but in reasonable condition for a book that was clearly used, to judge from contemporary as well as 20th century inscriptions on the front paste-down end-paper and title-page, viz., on the front paste-down end-paper: "C. H. F. Rivington's Book/ Jany 13th 1820." The industrious Daniel Fenning ( (1714/151767) began writing school textbooks in his 30s and continued to do so for the rest of his life. He began working on this book, his most popular and successful, as early as 1739, but it was not published until 1756, but well over a hundred editions were later published.

Keywords: grammar spelling prose

Price: GBP 275.00 = appr. US$ 392.70 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 5617

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