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Walker, John 1732-1807

Overview
Works: 345 works in 2,293 publications in 3 languages and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Printer, Contributor
Classifications: PE1519, 423
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The rhyming dictionary of the English language : in which the whole language is arranged according to its terminations, with an index of allowable rhymes by John Walker( Book )

145 editions published between 1775 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language ... to which are prefixed, principles of pronunciation ... Likewise, rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective peculiarities, and directions to foreigners, for acquiring a knowledge of the use of this dictionary : the whole interspersed with observations etymological, critical, and grammatical by John Walker( Book )

237 editions published between 1791 and 1923 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume attempts to bring together in their pronunciation of English the natives of Scotland, Ireland and London, pointing out each other's faults. Includes pron. guide for Greek, Latin, etc
A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language ... to which is prefixed an abstract of the principles of English pronunciation ... by John Walker( Book )

56 editions published between 1808 and 1867 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical pronouncing dictionary, 1791 by John Walker( Book )

201 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhetorical grammar, 1785 by John Walker( Book )

75 editions published between 1785 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of elocution in which the principles of reading and speaking are investigated ... by John Walker( Book )

43 editions published between 1799 and 1900 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teacher's assistant in English composition, or, Easy rules for writing themes and composing exercises on subjects proper for the improvement of youth of both sexes at school ... by John Walker( Book )

23 editions published between 1801 and 1810 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian orator, or, A collection of speeches, delivered on public occasions before religious benevolent societies ... to which is prefixed, an abridgment of Walker's Elements of elocution by Samuel Etheridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1818 and 1819 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melody of speaking, 1787 by John Walker( Book )

31 editions published between 1787 and 1982 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons in elocution or A selection of pieces, in prose and verse : for the improvement of youth in reading and speaking( )

21 editions published between 1790 and 1800 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American dictionary of the English language : exhibiting the origin, orthography, pronunciation, and definitions of words by Noah Webster( Book )

38 editions published between 1829 and 1857 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnson's English dictionary : as improved by Todd and abridged by Chalmers ; with Walker's pronouncing dictionary, combined, to which is added Walker's key to the classical pronounciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture proper names by Samuel Johnson( Book )

38 editions published between 1800 and 1869 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Very abridged, with most 'definitions' consisting of a single phrase, or a synonym or two
 
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The rhyming dictionary of the English language : in which the whole language is arranged according to its terminations, with an index of allowable rhymes
Alternative Names
Author of Elements of elocution 1732-1807

Author of Rhyming dictionary 1732-1807

Author of The critical pronouncing dictionary 1732-1807

Critical pronouncing dictionary, Author of the 1732-1807

Elements of elocution, Author of 1732-1807

John Walker Englischer Philologe und Lexikograph, geboren 1732

John Walker English actor, philologist and lexicographer, born 1732

John Walker philologue et lexicographe anglais, né en 1732

Rhyming dictionary, Author of 1732-1807

Walker.

Walker, .. 1732-1807

Walker, J. 1732-1807

Languages
English (1,202)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

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A dictionary of the English language : answering at once the purposes of rhyming, spelling, and pronouncing, on a plan not to hitherto attempted ... to which is prefixed a copious introduction to the various uses of the work, with critical and practical observations on orthography, syllabication, pronunciation, and rhyme, and for the purposes of poetry is added an index of allowable rhymes