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English Composition, in a Method entirely new, with various short Contrasted Examples, from Celebrated Writers, the whole adapted to Common Capacities, [.] To which are added, [.] a List of Select Books for English Readers with Remarks.

Rev. George Glyn Scraggs [Charles Whittingham; the Chiswick Press; Buckingham Boarding School for Young Gentlemen; Ralph Lindsay]

Editorial: London: Printed by C. Whittingham Dean Street Fetter Lane. For H. D. Symonds Paternoster-Row And may be had of Mr. Seeley Bookseller in Buckingham, 1802
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12mo: xxxv + 177 pp + three pages of advertisements. Portrait frontispiece. Good, on aged paper. In remains of contemporary calf binding, rebacked with new spine label. Bookplate of Ralph Lindsay, with his signature, dated 15 July 1811, on title-page. Modern ownership inscription on reverse of frontispiece. The first advertisement is for 'Buckingham Boarding School for Young Gentlemen' ('The Rev. G. G. SCRAGGS takes Boarders at Eighteen Guineas per Annum, (Washing excluded) [.] Mr. SCRAGGS has been above 16 years engaged in teaching youth. [.]'). Contents include "An Introductory Essay on the Advantages of understanding English Composition", "A small select Literary Library for English Readers, with Remarks", parts of speech, contracted phrases, "Divided and Transposed Sentences", principal figures of speech, "Short Examples of different Kinds of good English Language", "Brief Directions how to form a suitable Style". Only two copies on COPAC: British Library and Aberdeen. N° de ref. de la librería 5534

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Título: English Composition, in a Method entirely ...

Editorial: London: Printed by C. Whittingham Dean Street Fetter Lane. For H. D. Symonds Paternoster-Row And may be had of Mr. Seeley Bookseller in Buckingham

Año de publicación: 1802

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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