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Title:A Compendious Way of Teaching Ancient and Modern Languages, Formerly Practiced by the Learned Tanaquil Faber
Item ID:DH00-009596
Publisher:Printed by J. Downing for the author, 1723
Dust Jacket:No
Printed by J. Downing for the author, 1723, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Second

Size: 16mo. Text contains minor marks/notes in pencil. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Complete title: "A Compendious Way of Teaching Ancient and Modern Languages, Formerly Practiced by the Learned Tanaquil Faber, in the education of one of his sons, and of his daughter the celebrated Madame Dacier, and now, with little alteration, successfully executed in London. The Second Edition to Which Are Added Some Tracts and Observations on the same subject, by several eminent men, viz. Roger Ascham, (Tutor to Queen Elizabeth) Richard Carew, Mr. Milton, Mr. Locke, etc. with an account of the education of the Dauphin, by J. B. Bossuet, Bishop of Meaux." Full leather, gilt ruled and lettered, bookplate of the Earl of Caledon on front pastedown, iv, i, [3], 184 pages [i.e.144 pages - from page 128, the page numbering jumps to 169]; includes a Advertisement to the Reader on This Second Edition; The Famous Tanaquil Faber's Method of Teaching the Learned Languages; The Author's Method of Teaching Languages; Mr. Locke's Judgment on Latin Exercises; Mr. Clark's Judgment of Education; Of Education by John Milton (1650); An Answer to the Question, Whether the Ordinary Way of Teaching the Latin by the Rules of Grammar Be the Best by Richard Carew; An Account of the Education of the Dauphine by James Benignus Bossuet: and His Opinion of Double Translations by Roger Ascham, Esq. Leather worn and scratched, corners and spine ends bumped, some pencil marks on title page, pages trimmed close on top edge, general age toning. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 6 oz. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Books; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009596.
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