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A companion to hodgkin's introduction to writing and grammar; intended To save the Time of Teachers, and to assist Parents in examining the Progress of their Children in these branches of Education
London: Printed for Harvey and Darton, 1827-8. In two parts, in two volumes. 23pp, [1]; viii, 70pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's grey paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed at spine, upper joint of the second volume partially torn. The rare companion to Quaker, English tutor and calligrapher John Hodgkin's (1766-1845) Introduction to writing, a popular educational text apparently first published in the first decade of the nineteenth-century. It was produced with the express intention of assisting parents in 'examining the progress of their children' by providing a large number of questions and answers relating to the original text; the lengthy preface notes that 'most of the materials...are taken from Lowth's Grammar and Blairs Lectures, some from Murray's and Shaw's Grammar, and a few some Crombie's Etymology and Syntax, Harris's Hermes, and Campbell's Philosophy of Rhetoric'. COPAC locates copies of the first part at BL and Society of Friends, and the second part at the Society of Friends only. OCLC adds... Darton G474[2], G475. . Second edition. 12mo.
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