Essentials of English grammar. For the use of schools

Boston: Ginn and Heath, 1877. First edition, 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 260, [4] ads, 12 (ads); old ownership signature on front free endpaper, a few of the eaarly leaves toned, old ownership label pasted to the bottom margin of the title page; all else very good in original green cloth stamped in black. Third book by the esteemed professor of Sanskkrit at Yale who played an important part in bringing linguistic science into the modern era. His Life and Growth of Language (1875) was widely influential and translated into seven languages; and The Century Dictionary (1889-97), which he editied, remains a classic work of lexicography. Item #41611

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