A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language in which, not only the meaning of every word is clearly explained, and the sound of every syllable disctinctly shown, but where words are subject to different pronunciations, the authorities of our best pronouncing dictionaries are fully exhibited, the reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable pronunciation is pointed out... / by John Walker.

Title

A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language in which, not only the meaning of every word is clearly explained, and the sound of every syllable disctinctly shown, but where words are subject to different pronunciations, the authorities of our best pronouncing dictionaries are fully exhibited, the reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable pronunciation is pointed out... / by John Walker.

Creator

Walker, John, 1732-1807.

Publisher

London : Printed for H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson,

Date

1833

Extent

587 pages : portrait

Spatial Coverage

23 cm

Type

text

Language

English

Description

Bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco with gold tooled fillet on cover and gold tooling on spine

Provenance

Ex libris: James Alipius Goold
Ex libris: John Lean

Subject

English language -- Dictionaries.

Identifier

3/B/GOO 6

Temporal Coverage

19th century

Coverage

England

Rights

Copyright expired

Access Rights

Rights Holder

MDHC

Annotation

Inscribed in ink before frontispiece: "A token of affection to my esteemed friend Revd James Goold. J Lean Perugia 2nd April 1836."

Binding materials & treatment

Gold tooled bindings (Binding)

Paper types

Wove papers (Paper)
Machine-made papers (Paper)

Provenance evidence

Donors' copies (Provenance)
Presentation copies (Provenance)
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance).

Edition

New edition with considerable improvements.

Other library holdings

Citation

Walker, John, 1732-1807., “A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language in which, not only the meaning of every word is clearly explained, and the sound of every syllable disctinctly shown, but where words are subject to different pronunciations, the authorities of our best pronouncing dictionaries are fully exhibited, the reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable pronunciation is pointed out... / by John Walker.,” Archbishop Goold Special Collection, accessed July 28, 2021, https://gooldlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/105.