On early English pronunciation :
with especial reference to Shakspere and Chaucer, containing an investigation of the correspondence of writing with speech in England from the Anglosaxon period to the present day, preceded by a systematic notation of all spoken sounds by means of the ordinary printing types. Including a rearrangement of Prof. F.J. Child's memoirs on the language of Chaucer and Gower, and reprints of the rare tracts by Salesbury on English, 1547, and Welch, 1567, and by Barcley on French, 1521. /
By Alexander J. Ellis.
|Main Creator:||Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890.|
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London : Pub. for the Philological society by Asher & co., and for the Early English text society and the Chaucer society, by Trübner & co., 1869-89.
Early English Text Society (Series). Extra series ;
Titles of v. 4 and 5 differ slightly, Vol. 5 has imprint: London, Pub. for the Philological society, the Early English text society, and the Chaicer society, by Trübner & co., 1889.
Paged continuously; v. 5 has also separate pagination.
Issued jointly by the Philological society, the Early English text society, and the Chaucer society; appearing as no. 1, 4-5, 11, 25, in 2d series of the publications of the Chaucer society, no. 2, 7, 14, 23, 56, in extra series of the publications of the Early English text society and without number in the Philological society publications.
An abridgement of the 5th part was published by the English dialect society, 1899, in v. 24 under title: "English dialects, their sounds and homes."
Issued in boards.
Physical description: 5 v. : 2 fold. maps (incl. front., v. 5) ; 23 cm.
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