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RICHARDS, S. A.. (Ed. Walter Ripman Rippmann)

Title Phonetic French Reader. Dent's Modern Language Series.
Publisher London J. M. Dent & Co
Date 1912
Book ID 33562


Original red cloth printed in black. Small format, 11x17cm, viii+118[i]pp., publisher's lists to end-papers. Printed at the Temple Press Letchworth. Cloth a little faded and rubbed, lower board marked but paper very crisp and appears unused. Publisher's compliments stamp to title page. Used; Very Good 52 passages of prose and verse all in phonetics. First published in 1908. The editor of Dent's Modern Language Series Walter Ripman (Rippmann), a dynamic and energetic figure wrote and edited much on language teaching, speech and spelling. He was a major proponent of the use of phonetics. Passy's French reader was published in Britain a few years later by London University Press.
Price: £12.00