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A NEW GUIDE TO THE ENGLISH TONGUE.
Dilworth, Thomas.

A NEW GUIDE TO THE ENGLISH TONGUE.

In Five Parts. I. Words both Common and Proper from one to six syllables ... II. A Large and useful table of works that are the same in sound ... III. A short, but comprehensive Grammar of the English Tongue ... IV. An useful Collection of Sentences in prose and verse ... V. Forms of Prayer, for Children ... Derby: Printed by and for Henry Mozley .. 1822.
New Ed. carefully corrected and improved. Sm. 8vo. 156pp. + [ii]. Port. frontis., several woodcut ills. Some browning, pencil and pen scribblings to e.ps. including the signatures of Robert Lee, early sheep boards, some wear and marking, rebacked in modern gilt ruled calf with gilt lettering. The Reverend Mr. Thomas Dilworth (died 1780) was an English cleric and author of the above widely used schoolbook, both in Great Britain and America. By some accounts Dilworth was one of the few schoolbooks used by Abraham Lincoln. Published in 1740, by 1773, it was in its thirty-sixth edition.
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