1817 The Only Sure Guide to the English Tongue - Isaiah Thomas Publisher
This rare little English spelling book 's full title is "The Only Sure Guide to the English Tongue, or New Pronouncing Spelling Book. Upon the same plan as Perry's Royal Standard English Dictionary, now made use of in all the celebrated schools in Great Britain and America. To which is added a large collection of Moral Tales and Fables." William Perry, the author, was an 18th century university professor in Edinburgh Scotland and wrote several other books on history, spelling, and grammar.
This is the 22nd edition with Isaiah Thomas as the printer and is in good condition with the original boards and spine intact. The woodcuts are vibrant and clear with the stories easy to read and enjoy. There is a small section of the cardboard front cover that is borken off but in its 202 year old life it has survived very well. The little leather straps that hold the book cover to the spine are also intact and the book is easy to read. It is 4" x 6".
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