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The new American spelling book, improved

John Peirce

The new American spelling book, improved

in three parts, containing, I. Tables of common words ..., II. A collection of words of two, three, and four syllables ..., III. A plain and easy introduction to English grammar, particularly adapted to the capacities of youth

by John Peirce

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Published by Printed for and sold by Joseph & James Crukshank in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Orthography and spelling

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by John Peirce
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 7001
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination200 p
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15091115M

    Webster, Noah, The American spelling book; containing the rudiments of the English language, for the use of schools in the United States. (New-Brunswick, N.J., Terhune & Letson, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Webster, Noah, The American spelling book, containing the rudiments of the English language. For the use of. The elementary spelling book: being an improvement on "The American spelling-book" / (New York: D. Appleton & Co., c), by Noah Webster (page images at HathiTrust) The Morse speller: dictation and spelling in correlation with other subjects for all grades, with syllabication and primary accent / (New York: Silver, Burdett & Co., c

    The Walter Havighurst Special Collections McGuffey Reader Collection: Spelling Books 1 This is an inventory of the Eclectic Progressive Spelling Book, on an improved plan: showing the exact sound of each syllable, according to the most approved principles of English orthoepy. The spelling books were designed to precede the Eclectic Readers.\. The Simplified Spelling Board was founded in the United States in The SSB's original 30 members consisted of authors, professors and dictionary editors. Andrew Carnegie, a founding member, supported the SSB with yearly bequests of more than US$, In April , it published a list of words, which included spellings that were already in common use .

    (Ignore the fact the subtitle says it's for teaching "English Language Learners.") This is a well researched, invaluable book on the `Basic Skills', `Key Skills', `Functional Skills' of spelling. The first part of the book goes into detail about the various ways of learning spelling, and the challenges faced by learners. In he revised the Grammatical Institute, retitling his speller the American Spelling Book and his reader An American Selection of Lessons. He began editing periodicals in New York: the American Magazine for one year (–) and the pro .


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The new American spelling book, improved by John Peirce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Over the course of editions in his lifetime, the title was changed in to The American Spelling Book, and again in to The Elementary Spelling Book.

Most people called it the "Blue-Backed Speller" because of its blue cover and, for the next one hundred years, Webster's book taught children how to read, spell, and pronounce words. Improved book Notes. Noah Webster (), best known for his compilation of the American English dictionary, was also famous in his day for The American Spelling book, first published inwas a very popular textbook for young children in the nineteenth century.

The New American spelling book, improved: containing, I. tables of common words : II. a collection of words. The new American spelling-book, improved. In three parts. Containing, I. Tables of common words, from one to five syllables, classed together agreeably to their proper sounds; and also, tables of The new American spelling book names; with natural and easy lessons dispersed through the whole, which are adapted to the capacities of children.

The New American spelling book, improved: in three parts: containing, I. tables of common words : II. a collection of words : III. a plain and easy introduction to English grammar. The American definition spelling book, improved: Carefully revised and adapted to Walker's Principles of English orthoepy, with progressive reading for the use of schools in the United States [Moses G Atwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Webster's basic textbook, first called The First Part of the Grammatical Institute of the English Language and later The American Spelling Book, became, inThe Elementary Spelling Book. Though the book went through hundreds of editions, this replica edition represents the last, greatest, and arguably the most influential : Noah Webster.

Buy The Elementary Spelling Book: Being an Improvement on the American Spelling Book by Noah Webster online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 17 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language, for the Use of Schools in the United States Ontario textbook collection: Author: Noah Webster: Edition: 90, revised: Publisher: T.W.

White, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Feb 9, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Noah Webster's The American Spelling Book (Webster's speller) was first published in under the title The Grammatical Institute, Part 1.

While it incorporated material from earlier spellers of British origins, it was the first of the 'American' spellers and was widely imitated and copied. Three years after its first publication Webster changed the title to its current title.

The Elementary Spelling Book - Being An Improvement on The American Spelling Book Webster, Noah, LL. Published by American Book Company, New York (). Noah Webster () was the man of words in early 19th-century America. Compiler of a dictionary which has become the standard for American English, he also compiled The American Spelling Book, which was the basic textbook for young readers in early 19th-century publication of this book inmany schools used Thomas Dilworth’s A New.

The American spelling book: containing the rudiments of the English language, for the use of schools in the United States by Webster, Noah, ; Anderson, Alexander,engraver; Hudson & Goodwin, printer. Define Spelling book. Spelling book synonyms, Spelling book pronunciation, Spelling book translation, English dictionary definition of Spelling book.

Spelling book. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. For Roosevelt, American language and spelling was another way to spread American influence at the dawn of what became the American century.

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Description Front cover of The Elementary Spelling Book; blue with red binding. Considered to be the third-best selling book of all time in America. With its distinctive blue cover, it earned the nickname "the blue-backed speller" and was used over the span of nearly a century.

This is an exact reproduction of the edition. The universal spelling-book; or, A new and easy guide to the English language.: 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.

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