An introduction to spelling and reading English Being the most plain and easy method of teaching young children to read, containing, I. Tables of monosyllables, adapted to the capacity of the youngest children; leading them on gradually, from the easiest to the more difficult, and so to the hardest words. II. Tables of dissyllables, after the same manner: and, III. Tables of Trissyllables, with their proper division and accent. To which are added, one hundred and sixty lessons in words of one, two, and three syllables; ranged in proper order, by way of praxis on the several tables. And a short catechetical discourse, explaining the rules for spelling, pointing, &c. Recommended by several school-masters, as the most practical performance of this kind. The fifth edition. To which is added, a treatise on the art of writing, with a specimen of the hands now in use; engrav'd by Mr. Bickham, Sen. Also, six familiar fables, adorn'd with proper sculptures, to delight and instruct youth. Design'd for the use of the charity-schools. By William Markham. author of the general introduction to trade and business

Main Author: Markham, William
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for W. Meadows at the Angel in Cornhill, and J. Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge 1738, M.DCC.XXXVIII. [1738]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Alston, IV.338. - English Short Title Catalog, T90475. - Pp.[153-156] are two engraved plates, the first numbered 59. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (166p) ill.,port 12°