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A CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, AND EXPOSITOR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. First American Edition.

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A CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, AND EXPOSITOR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. First American Edition.

by Walker, John. (1732-1807)

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Printed by Budd and Bartram, for H. & P. Rice, et. al., Philadelphia: ., 1803 pp. cxxxi, (1), 990. Double column. Fore edge of title page torn with out loss. Lightly foxed. Early manuscript inscription on first fly leaf, 'Uriah Borton's book bought in the year 1812, price $2.25'. [This is likely: Uriah Borton 1776-1840]. Large 8vo. 220 mm. Original full leather binding, scuffed and worn. Front board detached. Hardbound. Very Good. Title continues: 'In Which not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Explained, and the Sound of Every Syllable Distinctly Shown but Where Words Are Subject to Different Pronunciations, the Reasons for Each Are Duly Considered. Rules to be observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London.' Scarce First American Edition. S&S/AI 5527. ** PRICE JUST REDUCED!! PAIMP 20. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
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Title
A CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, AND EXPOSITOR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. First American Edition.
Author
Walker, John. (1732-1807)
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
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1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by Budd and Bartram, for H. & P. Rice, et. al., Philadelphia: .
Date published
1803
Keywords
PENNSYLVANIA IMPRINTS EARLY AMERICAN AMERICANA DICTIONARY ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRONOUNCING JOHN WALKER FIRST EDITION URIAH BORTON PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1803
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EDUCATION; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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