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WALKER, J[ohn]. A rhetorical grammar, or course of lessons in elocution.

London. Printed for the Author, And Sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson...and T. Cadell, 1787. Second edition.
12mo. vi, [6], 348pp. Contemporary sheep, gilt. Extremities worn, joints split, surface loss to boards. Hinges exposed, recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, FFEP torn.
The second edition, printed in the same year as the first, of orthoepist and lexicographer John Walker's (1732-1807) popular elocution primer for the use of schools and home educators; dedicated to Samuel Johnson.

Eric Gerald Stanley (1923-2018), scholar of Old English literature, Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford.
ESTC T120121.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 20322