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1421. Youth's preceptor, [electronic resource] : containing a grammar of the English tongue; A Treatise on the Art of Poetry. Rhetoric, or the Art of Persuasion. Logic, or the Art of Reasoning. Tables for various useful Calculations. Illustrated with several plates, containing Thirteen Alphabets used in Writing and Printing. The whole forming a complete system of an English education. A new edition compiled for the use of schools. By Sir Richard Steele.

by Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for M. Smith and W. Davies, MDCCLXXXII. [1782]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1422. The universal spelling-book [electronic resource] : or, a new and easy guide to the English language. Containing, I. Tables of Words of one, two, three, four, five, six, and seven Syllables; with natural and easy Lessons in each, adapted to the Capacity of Children, from three Years old and upwards, and yet so, that such as can already read, may receive sensible Instruction thereby: Being diversified with a Variety of Lessons both moral and divine, as also Fables and pleasant Stories, in order to improve the Mind and the Understanding. II. A very easy and approved Guide to English Grammar, by Way of Question and Answer, for the Use of Schools as well as private Persons, and by which they may very soon become acquainted with the Knowledge of the English Tongue, with very little Trouble and Application. III. A Collection of near 5000 of the most useful Words of two, three, and four Syllables, viz. Noun Substantives, Adjectives and Verbs (placed alphabetically under their respective Heads) which are accented and explained so the better Instruction of Youth, and Information of such Persons as would know the Meaning of what they read and write; being a Useful Instructor for the School, Shop, or Compting-House. IV. Many useful Things necessary to help the young Beginner, and inform the more grown up Youth. With a Variety of Alphabetical Copies, and Writing-Pieces, both in Prose and Verse. V. Chronological Tables of the Monarchs and Kings of England and other the most remarkable Occurrences in sicred and prophane History; with some short Remarks upon the seven Stages of Life, which are not only improving to the Mind and Morals, but may be of great Service to prevent Youth from falling a Sacrifice to the common Temptations of Life, and their own unguarded Passions. The fifteenth edition, with improvements and additions. By Daniel Fenning, Late School-Master of Bures, in Suffolk; and Author of the Use of the Globes, Practical Arithmetic, Guide to Algebra, Royal English Dictionary, &c.

by Fenning, Daniel.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: Dublin : printed by R. Cross, No. 28, Bridge-Street, 1796Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1423. The accidence; or first rudiments of English grammar. [electronic resource] : Designed for the use of young ladies. By Ellin Devis.

by Devis, Ellin, d. ca. 1784.

Edition: The fourth edition, with considerable additions.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for the author; and sold by John Fielding, successor to Mr. Beecroft , No. 23, Pater-Noster-Row ; and J. Robson, in New Bond-Street, M.DCC.LXXXII. [1782]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1424. The British grammar [electronic resource] : or, an essay, in four parts, towards speaking and writing the English language grammatically, and inditing elegantly. For the use of the schools of Great Britain and Ireland, and of private young gentlemen and ladies.

by Buchanan, James, fl. 1753-1773.

Edition: The second edition.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for A. Millar, and sold by T. Cadell in the Strand, M.DCC.LXVIII. [1768]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1425. The art of right spelling and pronouncing all the words of the English tongue. [electronic resource] : Very useful for all persons that are desirous to learn to write properly, and to know how to Spell those Words which are not Writ in the same Manner as they are Pronounced. By which also Foreigners may be Instructed how to Pronounce the most Difficult and Troublesome Words of the English Tongue. To which is added, an exact account of all the stops, marks, and references that commonly occur in authors.

by Jones, John, 1645-1709.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed and sold by R. Mountagu, at the Bible in Shear-Lane, near Temple-Bar, M.DCC.XXI. [1721]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1426. The art of English poetry. [electronic resource] : Containing, I. Rules for making verses. II. A collection of the most natural, agreeable and sublime thoughts, viz. Allusions, Similes, Descriptions and Characters of Persons and Things, that are to be found in the best English Poets. III. A dictionary of rhymes. By Edward Bysshe, gent.

by Bysshe, Edward, fl. 1702-1712.

Edition: The seventh edition corrected and enlarged.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for R. Wilkin in St. Paul's Church-Yard ; O. Loyd in the Temple ; J. Osborn in Lombard-Street ; W. Mears, and F. Clay without Temple-Bar,, and J. Hooke in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.XXV. [1725]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1427. The idioms of the French and English languages. Being Equally necessary to the French, and other Foreigners understanding French, to learn English: And The best, if not the only, Help extant to attain to the Knowledge of that Tongue. By Lewis Chambaud [electronic resource].

by Chambaud, Lewis, d. 1776.

Edition: A new edition.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for J. Nourse, in the Strand, Bookseller to His Majesty, M.DCC.LXX. [1770]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1428. An essay on the different nature of accent and quantity, [electronic resource] : with their use and Application in the pronunciation of the English, Latin, and Greek languages; containing an account and Explanation of the of the ancient tones, and a defence of the present system of Greek accentual marks, against the objections of Isaac Vossius, Henninius, Sarpedonius, Dr. G. And others. By John Foster, M.A. Late Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

by Foster, John, 1731-1774 | Mousouros, Markos, ca. 1470-1517 [aut].

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: Eton : printed by J Pote; sold also by T. Pote , in Fleetstreet ; and T. Payne, next the Mews Gate near St. Martin's Lane, London, 1762Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1429. An introduction to the English tongue [electronic resource] : being a spelling book. In two parts. The first, consisting of tables of words from one to seven syllables, disposed in a natural and easy Order, for Children to learn to Spell by; being Accented to prevent false Pronunciation. The second, being observations on the sounds of letters, consonants, vowels, and diphthongs: Directions for the true dividing of Syllables; the Use of Capital Letters, Stops, Marks, and various other use of Tables, for the Use of those who have attain'd to a riper Judgment. The second edition, corrected, and very much improv'd; particularly, with the addition of several fables, each adorned with a cut curiously engraved upon copper, for the entertainment and instruction of youth. By N. Bailey,.

by Bailey, N. (Nathan), d. 1742.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for Tho. Cox, at the Lamb under the Royal Exchange. Cornhiller, 1733Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1430. Heads of the lectures on rhetorick, and belles lettres, [electronic resource] : in the University of Edinburgh, by Hugh Blair, D.D. 1771.

by Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: Edinburgh : sold by A. Kincaid & W. Creech, [1771]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1431. Grammatical institutes [electronic resource] : or, an easy introduction to Dr. Lowth's English grammar: Designed For The Use Of Schools, And to lead Young Gentlemen and Ladies into the Knowledge of the first Principles of the English Language. By John Ash, L. L. D. With an appendix. Containing I. The Declension of irregular and defective Verbs. II. The Application of the Grammatical Institutes. III. Some useful Observations on the Ellipsis. IV. Exercises of Bad English. V. Lessons on the English Language. To which are added, select lessons, to instil just Sentiments of Virtue into Youth. And a Collection of Books, proper for Young Gentlemen and Ladies, to Shorten the Path to Knowledge.

by Ash, John, 1724?-1779.

Edition: A new edition, revised, corrected and enlarged.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, MDCCLXXXIV. [1784]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1432. Grammatical institutes [electronic resource] : or, an easy introduction to Dr. Lowth's English grammar, Designed For The Use Of Schools. And to lead Young Gentlemen and Ladies, into the Knowledge of the first Principles of the English Language. By John Ash, with an appendix, Containing, I. The Declension of irregular and defective Verbs. II. The Application of the Grammatical Institutes. III. Some useful Observations on the Ellipsis. To which is now added, select lessons, to instil just Sentiments of Virtue in Youth. And a Collection of Books, proper for young Gentlemen and Ladies, to shorten the Path to Knowledge.

by Ash, John, 1724?-1779.

Edition: The sixth edition, revised and corrected.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry. and Kincaid and Creech, at Edinburgh . MDCCLXXII. (entered at Stationer's-Hall.), [1772]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1433. A dictionary of the English language [electronic resource] : in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. ... By Samuel Johnson, ...

by Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.

Edition: The sixth edition.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, T. Longman, [and 21 others in London], 1785Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1434. Grammatical institutes [electronic resource] : or, an easy introduction to Dr. Lowth's English grammar: Designed For The Use Of Schools. And to lead Young Gentlemen and Ladies into the Knowledge of the first Principles of the English Language. By John Ash, L. L. D. With an appendix, Containing I. The Declension of irregular and defective Verbs. II. The Application of the Grammatical Institutes. III. Some useful Observations on the Ellipsis. IV. Exercises of Bad English. V. Lessons on the English Language. To which are added, select lessons, to instil just Sentiments of Virtue into Youth. And a Collection of Books, proper for Young Gentlemen and Ladies, to shorten the Path to Knowledge.

by Ash, John, 1724?-1779.

Edition: A new edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, M.DCC.LXXXVI. [1786]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1435. Grammatical institutes [electronic resource] : or, an easy introduction to Dr. Lowth's English grammar: Designed For The Use Of Schools, And to lead Young Gentlemen and Ladies into the Knowledge of the first Principles of the English Language. By John Ash, L.L.D. With an appendix, Containing I. The Declension of irregular and defective Verbs. II. The Application of the Grammatical Institutes III. Some Useful Observations on the Ellipsis. IV. Exercises of Bad English. V. Lessons on the English Language. To which are added, select lessons, to instil just Sentiments of Virtue into Youth. And a Collection of Books proper for Young Gentlemen and Ladies, to shorten the Path to Knowledge.

by Ash, John, 1724?-1779.

Edition: A new edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for Henry Smithson, M.DCC.LXXXIX. [1789]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1436. A guide to the English tongue. [electronic resource] : In two parts. The First proper for Beginners, shewing a Natural and Easy Method to pronounce and express both Common Words, and Proper Names; in which particular Care is had to shew the Accent, for preventing Vitious Pronunciations. The Second, for such as are advanc'd to some Ripeness of Judgment, containing Observations on the Sounds of Letters and Diphthongs, Rules for the true Division of Syllables, and the Use of Capitals, Stops, and Marks, wirh large Tables of Abbreviations, and Distinctions of Words, and several Alphabets of Copies for Young Writers. By T. Dyche, Schoolmaster at Stratford-Bow.

by Dyche, Thomas, d. ca. 1733.

Edition: The sixteenth edition corrected.Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for Richard Ware, at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, 1731Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1437. Instructions for right spelling, [electronic resource] : and plain directions for reading and writing true English. With several delightful Things, very Useful and Necessary, both for Young and Old to Read and Learn. By G. F. and E. H. Enlarged by A. S.

by Fox, George, 1624-1691 | Hookes, Ellis, d. 1681 [aut].

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed and sold by T. Sowle, in White-Hart-Court in Gracious-Street, 1706Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1438. A letter from a dissenting teacher to Jet Black [electronic resource].

by Dissenting Teacher.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: Dublin : [s.n.], Printed in the Year, 1724Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1439. A letter to James Boswell, Esq. [electronic resource] : With some remarks on Johnson's Dictionary, and on language, &c.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: London : printed for J. Kirby, No. 190, Oxford-Street, 1792Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

1440. Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres [electronic resource] : By Hugh Blair, D. D. One Of The Ministers Of The High Church, And Professor Of Rhetoric And Belles Lettres In The University, Of Edinburgh. In two volumes.

by Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800.

Material type: TextBook; Language:English; Format: print available online remote Publisher: Dublin : printed for Messrs. Colles, Moncrieffe, Gilbert, Walker, Exshaw, White and Byrne, M,DCC,LXXXIX [1789]Online access: Full text online Availability: No items available

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