[Drop-head title:] A Paraphrase on the ... celebrated Distich on the Study of Languages.

[Watts (Isaac)]

[Drop-head title:] A Paraphrase on the ... celebrated Distich on the Study of Languages.

Addressed to the Young Gentlemen of the English Grammar School. By one of their School-Fellows.

Description: short tear in upper margins, pp. 4, small 8vo, contemporary drab paper to spine, good

Publication Details: [?London: 1795?]

Notes: 'The English Grammar School opened in King's Road [Chelsea] in 1766 under the Revd William Williams and Jacob Desmoulins, a writing master, both as a preparatory school and for foreigners, where it was recognized that some boys would not need Latin' (A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 12: Chelsea. VCH on-line). Appropriate therefore is this admonition to 'Let every Foreign Tongue alone/ Till you can spell and read your own.' There are 2 entries in ESTC, each with a single location, BL and Dublin City Libraries respectively. In neither instance is a printer suggested. This came to us ...more

Bibliography: (ESTC T91649 and N65859)

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Price: £200

Subject: Childrens

Published Date: 1795?]

Stock Number: 53422

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