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Title: Grammar of the English Language in a Series of Letters
Description: 1833. COBBETT, William. A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN A SERIES OF LETTERS. INTENDED FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND OF YOUNG PERSONS IN GENERAL; BUT MORE ESPECIALLY FOR THE USE OF SOLDIERS, SAILORS, APPRENTICES, AND PLOUGH-BOYS. London: William Cobbett, 1833. [226 pp.] + 12 pp. publisher's catalogue. 12mo. half cloth (tan) with paper-covered boards, paper spine label. Good, spine slightly frayed heel and crown, 1/4 inch chip near top edge not affecting label. Block semi-detached. Shelfwear to edges, corners. Light to moderate foxing in the text. Originally published in 1819. Epistolary format: lessons in twenty-four letters, including "six lessons, intended to prevent statesmen from using false grammar, and from writing in an awkward manner. .


Price: US$ 60.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 78941

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