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Image for Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.H. Hickok & Co. / Hickok & Blood.: 1836

Seller ID: 2197848

Condition: Good


Eleventh edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, free endpapers removed, lightly to moderately foxed throughout. 1836 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. Leather spine, printed paper over boards. A condensation of a contemporary pronouncing dictionary, designed for the use of schools. Spellers and readers like these were often used by autodidacts to achieve literacy and develop reading and elocution skills (e.g., Frederick Douglass used the Columbian Orator for this purpose). View more info

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Cobb's New Spelling Book, in Six Parts

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clark & Hesser: 1854

Seller ID: 2288956

Condition: Fair


Most of the spine is missing, front board nearly loose but still holding, rear board loose but included, pencil note on front endpaper. 1854 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 168 pp. Part I. Contains the alphabet, variously exhibited; easy words from one to four syllables, in which the single and double consonants are separately classed, and all silent vowels or consonants and diphthongs excluded. Part II. Contains the various and peculiar sounds of the single vowels, diphthongs, and triphthongs, all separately classed, both with regard to the terminating syll... View more info