The new London spelling-book or, the young gentleman and lady's guide to the English tongue. In five parts. I. For beginners, shewing a natural and easy method to pronounce and express both common words and proper names, gradually ascending from One to Six Syllables, properly distinguished by Tables. II. A Table of Words, that are the same or nearly alike in Sound, but different in Signification and in Spelling; in which the Scholar should be made perfect, to spell without Book, to prevent the writing one Word for another. III. A plain and compendious Grammar, with Rules for spelling and dividing Words into Syllables; the Use of Stops, Marks, and Capitals; Rules for Reading with Elegance and Propriety; Tables of Abbreviations; an Explanation of Roman and Arabic Figures; the Multiplication and Pence Tables; likewise a Table of Words, properly accented, for Exercise in the foregoing Rules. IV. Lessons on various Subjects, in Prose and Verse, with Rules and Maxims of moral Conduct, &c. to be spoke extempore by Boys, at breaking up. V. Directions for an agreeable behaviour and polite address; in which great Care has been taken to collect what might teach Youth their Duty and Behaviour, towards God and Man. The second edition, corrected and improved. By Charles Vyse, Author of the Tutor's Guide; the Key to the Tutor's Guide; a New Geographical Grammar, for the Use of Schools; the Ladies Accomptant, &c

Main Author: Vyse, Charles
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for G. Robinson, in Pater-Noster Row 1778, MDCCLXXVIII. [1778]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Braces in imprint. - English Short Title Catalog, T230972. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vi,176p., plates) port 12°