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ROY, Antoine
The pronunciation of the French language, taught by practice and theory, with the strictness of geometrical synthesis, as it proceeds from the most simple principles to the greatest difficulties without any anticipation: In two parts. The first containing rules, without their exceptions, exemplified by numerous graduated exercises, including a classification of upwards of twenty-five thousand words. The second: - the connection of words - the punctuation - the usual abbreviations - the recapitulation of the rules, accompanied by their exceptions - the pronunciation of E called mute - the reading of poetry - lastly, an explanatory alphabetical list of all the exceptions. The whole forming a complete treatise, adapted to every capacity. By A. Roy, professor of languages.
London: printed for the author, by R. Clay; and sold by Boosey and Sons; H. Bethoud; Burton, Smith & Co.; and Simpkin & Co., 1820.
x, 288 p. ; 17.3 cm. (12º)

An abridged edition for the use of schools and young beginners was also published in 1820.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper / John Soane 1820.

Binding C19th sheep, blind roll-tooled border parallel to spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 647


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