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The London vocabulary, English and Latin: put into a new method . adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the use of schools. The twentieth edition
J. F. & C. Rivington, T. Longman [et al], London, 1791. 16mo, pp. viii, 123, [1]; 26 woodcuts in the text; original brown buckram; previous owner's name in ink on upper cover and front opastedown (with a date of July 1794), moderate wear and some relatively minor staining; a good, sound copy in an early original cloth binding, often found on textbooks of the last half of the 18th century. A popular school text by the surmaster of St. Paul's School who also compiled an English grammar. The Latin vocabulary went through many editions in both England and America, where it was titled the Philadelphia Vocabulary. It is, essentially, an abridgement of Jan Amos Komensky's Orbis Pictura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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