Hand-book Of The English Tongue.
The Religious Tract Society; 56, Paternoster Row, and 164, Piccadilly.
For the use of students and others. by joseph angus, m.a., d.d., examiner in english language, literature, and history to the university of london.
12mo. 7.25 x 4.5 inches. viii + 504 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with blind stamped decoration. Minor wear to extremities and foxing of fly leaves and preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. A history and guide to the English language, covering spelling, etymology, syntax, grammar and punctuation, with hints on composition and exercises. Joseph Angus (1816-1902) was a Baptist minister and Biblical scholar involved in higher education. First published in 1862, several further editions appeared until 1876.
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