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Title Phonetic Section of Dent's First French Book Dent’s Modern Language Series.
Publisher London J. M. Dent
Date 1916
Book ID 33558


Original blue cloth-covered boards, printed in black, 54pp. frontis. in b/w.. A very nice bright copy. Clean and tight. Printed by Temple Press Letchworth. 2,500 copies only. Language series lists to endpapers. Used; Very Good First published in 1904. By the editor of Dent's Modern Language Series Walter Ripman (Rippmann), a dynamic and energetic figure who wrote and edited much on language teaching, speech and spelling His "First Steps in French" was a new edition of the First French Book and written according to his 'reform method'. He was a major proponent of the use of phonetics in schools; this is the 'phonetic' addition to the earlier primer. See "The Real Professor Higgins: The Life and Career of Daniel Jones" Collins, 1999.
Price: £10.00