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Mylius, William Frederic: The school dictionary of the English language intended for those by whom a dictionary is used as a series of daily lessons: in which such words as are pedantical, vulgar, indelicate, and obsolete, are omitted [and 7 others], 1809

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Broadside (approx. 222 mm.); shallow losses along left-hand edge, else a fine, untrimmed copy. A short catalogue of 8 recently published titles; these include Mylius's "The Junior Class Book; or Reading lessons for every day in the year"; the second edition of "Mrs. Leicester's School; or, The history of several young ladies, related by themselves"; "Poetry for Children, entirely original"; Edward Baldwin's "The History of Rome: from the building of the city to the ruin of the Republic" and "Fables Ancient and Modern" (the latter also available in a cheap edition and in French, whose "easy and natural style is peculiarly eligible as a first Book in the study of that Language"); "History of England, with heads of the kings"; and, lastly, a new edition of "The Pantheon, or Ancient history of the Gods of Greece and Rome."

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Author: Mylius, William Frederic

London: M.J. Godwin at the Juvenile Library.

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Mylius, William Frederic: The school dictionary of the English language intended for those by whom a dictionary is used as a series of daily lessons: in which such words as are pedantical, vulgar, indelicate, and obsolete, are omitted [and 7 others]; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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