An English alphabet, for the use of foreigners: wherein the pronunciation of the vowels, or voice-letters, is explained in twelve short general rules, with their several exceptions, as abridged (for the instruction of Omai) from a larger work.

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  • An English alphabet, for the use of foreigners: wherein the pronunciation of the vowels, or voice-letters, is explained in twelve short general rules, with their several exceptions, as abridged (for the instruction of Omai) from a larger work.
  • Short treatise on the English tongue.
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Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.

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An English alphabet, for the use of foreigners: wherein the pronunciation of the vowels, or voice-letters, is explained in twelve short general rules, with their several exceptions, as abridged (for the instruction of Omai) from a larger work. — Short treatise on the English tongue. Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. 76p. ; 8⁰. London :: printed by J.W. Galabin, for B. White, and C. Dilly, 1786.

Note: Anonymous. By Granville Sharp.

Note: Omai = the Tahitian native brought to England by Captain Furneaux in 1774.

Note: An abridgment of 'A short treatise on the English tongue'.

Note: With 'An appendix, containing a brief account of the chief peculiarities of the English consonants, by the late Rev. Mr. T. S', beginning on page 45.

Note: Reproduction of original from the British Library.

Note: Alston, vi, 502

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT113850.

Note: Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group).