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WALKER, John.

Title A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of The English Language: in which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective peculiarities; and d.
Publisher London Tegg
Date 1861
Book ID 26649

Description

Stout library half calf, buckram boards, frontis.. Scribbled erasure to ep., lib. stamp to frontis. verso else V. G. Collectable; Very Good John Walker (1732 -1807 ) was an actor and later philologist and lexicographer. In 1775 he published his Rhyming Dictionary, which achieved a great success, and was often reprinted. His Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1791) achieved an even greater reputation, and had some 40 editions
Price: £20.00