An essay towards an history of the English tongue / by John Free ...
|Main Author:||Free, John, 1712?-|
|Other Authors:||Brown, W.,|
London : Printed for the author, and sold by W. Brown [and 2 others], 1788.
The fourth edition with additions ...
Title continues: "Divided into five preliminary dissertations, and giving an account, I. of the Roman or Latin tongue, as once spoken in Britain. II. Of the British or Welsh, and its antient, and present limits. III. Of the Pyhtas, corruptly called Picts, by the Romans, their settlement in the north of Britain, the original of the name, and the nature, extent and duration of their language. IV. Of the Scots from Ireland, and the extent of the Erse language, in order to distinguish it from the English
in Scotland. V. Of the Æra of the language properly called English."
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-D⁴ E⁴ (-E4) ²E-S⁴ T⁴(-T4).
Error in pagination: p. 77 numbered 67.
xxxiv, -147,  p. ;
21 cm. (8vo)
|Original Classification Number:||820 F845 1788|
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