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[WARD, John]. De Ordine, Sive De venusta & eleganti tum vocabulorum, tum membrorum sententiæ collocatione. His quædam adjiciuntur de vitiis ordinis: Item De variis modis, quibus, pro verborum numero, ordo sententiae transponi potest.

Londini [i.e. London]. Apud R. Robinson, 1712. First edition.
8vo. v, [1], 7-39pp, [1]. Disbound. Foxed, damp-staining to title page, leaves shaved at foot with occasional loss of catch-word.
The first edition of an essay on grammar and oratory commonly attributed to antiquary John Ward (1678/9-1758). This, along with several other minor publications, led to Ward's appointment in September 1720 as professor of rhetoric at Gresham College.

ESTC records copies at seven locations in the British Isles (Cambridge, Dr. Williams's, Durham, Edinburgh, Manchester, NLS, and St. Andrews), and a further two in North America (Columbia and Kansas).
ESTC N29075.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 21340