An attempt to render the pronunciation of the English language more easy, 1795.

by Smith, William Rev. of Camberwell.

Publisher: Scolar P. in Menston, (Yorks.)

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Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEnglish linguistics, 1500-1800; a collection of facsimile reprints,, no. 182
LC ClassificationsPE1137.A2 S56 1795a
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], xvi, 391 p., plate, port.
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4367633M
ISBN 100854171150
LC Control Number78483769

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