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Title
Sheridan improved. A general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language: for the use of schools, foreigners learning English, &c. In Which IT Has Been Attemited To Improve ON The Plan Of MR. Sheridan; The Discordancies of that celebrated Orthoepist being avoided, and his Improprieties corrected. The third edition, revised, And Very Considerably Enlarged BY Selections From Ash, Bailey, Barclay, Buchanan, Dyche, Elphinston, Entick, Fry, Johnson, Johnston, Kenrick, Lemon, Marriott, Martin, Nares, Perry, Rider, Scot, and Walker. By Stephen Jones, Author Of The "new Biographical Dictionary" And "the History Of Poland," And Compiler Of "dr. Johnson's Table-Talk, &c.". London: printed for Vernor and Hood; J. Cuthell; Ogilvy and Son; Lackington, Allen, and Co.; J. Walker; J. Nunn; R. Lea; Otridge And Son; Danton And Harvey; J. Scatchard; J. Mathews; And Lee And Hurst, 1798.
Year Edition Type of Work
1798 3rd Pronouncing dictionary

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Price Physical Description Publication
none on imprint [2], xxiv, [870]p.; 8° London, Middlesex, England
Notes
"For the use of Schools, Foreigners, Learning English &c." (title-page)
 
Physical description from ECCO.
References
ECCO, ODNB 2004
Paratext
grammar section, preface, title page, dictionary entry

Author

Name Life Dates Gender  
Jones, Stephen 1763-1827 male View

Audience

Class Gender Age Instruction Purpose
all learners all learners mixed: children & adults all learners all learners

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