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The universal spelling-book; or, A new and easy guide to the English language. [microform] : Containing, I. Tables of words in one, two, three, and four syllables; with natural and easy lessons in each, adapted to the capacity of children, from three years old and upwards, ... II. A very easy and approved guide to English grammar, by way of question and answer ... III. A collection of near 5000 of the most useful words of two, three, and four syllables, viz. noun substantives, adjectives and verbs (placed alphabetically under their respective heads) which are accented and explained ... IV. Many useful things necessary to help the young beginner, and inform the more grown-up youth, with a variety of alphabetical copies, and writing-pieces, both in prose and verse. V. The most remarkable occurrences in sacred and prophane history; with some short remarks upon the seven stages of life, which are not only improving to the mind and morals, but may be of great service, to prevent youth from falling a sacrifice to the common temptations of life, and their own unguarded passions. / By Daniel Fenning, late school-master of Bures, in Suffolk, and author of The use of the globes, Practical arithmetic, Guide to algebra, Royal English dictionary, and Young man's book of knowledge.

Author/Creator:
Fenning, Daniel.
Standardized Title:
Universal spelling-book
Edition:
The seventeenth edition, with additions.
Publication:
[Providence] : London, printed: Providence (state of Rhode-Island) re-printed and sold by John Carter, at Shakespeare's Head, near the State-House., M,DCC,LXXXIV. [1784]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44529.
Format/Description:
Microformat
[2], x, 150, [4] p. : ill. ; 16 cm. (12mo)
Subjects:
English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Orthography and spelling.
Form/Genre:
Grammars.
Spellers.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Notes:
Dedicated to Slingsby Bethell, Lord Mayor of London.
Edition statement transposed; precedes "By Daniel Fenning ..." on title page.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44529).
Cited in:
Bristol B5892
Shipton & Mooney 44529
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 982
Contributor:
Bethel, Slingsby, 1617-1697, dedicatee.
OCLC:
55830846
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