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Linguistics.- Gil (Alexander) Logonomia Anglica, second edition, woodcut of Royal arms on title, woodcut head-pieces and initials, title soiled and browned with remains of seal to margin, small portion lacking from inner margin of title to A3 (p.5/6 of text) with some loss of text (repaired), some light foxing at end, pencil markings/annotations, a few rust-spots, contemporary panelled calf, corners repaired, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, [STC 11874], small 4to, John Beale, 1621.

⁂ Important early work of English linguistics proposing a new phonetic system of orthography for the English language and useful for its indications of seventeenth-century pronunciation. Gil was John Milton's schoolmaster and it is believed that Milton's idiosyncratic spellings were learned from him.

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Linguistics.- Gil (Alexander) Logonomia Anglica, second edition, woodcut of Royal arms on title, woodcut head-pieces and initials, title soiled and browned with remains of seal to margin, small portion lacking from inner margin of title to A3 (p.5/6 of text) with some loss of text (repaired), some light foxing at end, pencil markings/annotations, a few rust-spots, contemporary panelled calf, corners repaired, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, [STC 11874], small 4to, John Beale, 1621.

⁂ Important early work of English linguistics proposing a new phonetic system of orthography for the English language and useful for its indications of seventeenth-century pronunciation. Gil was John Milton's schoolmaster and it is believed that Milton's idiosyncratic spellings were learned from him.

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