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.

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Author / Creator:Markham, William.
Imprint:London : Printed for W. Meadows at the Angel in Cornhill, and J. Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, M.DCC.XXXVIII. [1738]
Description:166p. : ill.,port ; 12⁰.
Subject:English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Orthography and spelling.
English language -- Early modern -- Orthography and spelling.
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Notes:Pp.[153-156] are two engraved plates, the first numbered 59.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Alston, IV.338
English Short Title Catalog, T90475.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.