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THE POCKET GEM PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY,
BY LILLA M. TENNEY.
On a new plan. The most useful Pocket Dictionary ever issued.
THE WORK OF YEARS OF STUDY AND RESEARCH.
Most excellent in scholarship. Most practical in all ways. Most artistic in point of manufacture. Beautifully bound from special artistic cover designs. Beautifully printed at the celebrated UNIVERSITY PRESS of JOHN WILSON & SONS, Cambridge, Mass.
A SPELLING AND PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, RATHER THAN A DEFINING ONE.
It has over eleven thousand words, with the pronunciation indicated in a simple manner by a new system of diacritical marks, specially cast for this book.
The New Imperial, Webster, Stormonth, Worcester and all other standard Dictionaries have been constantly consulted and critically compared in its preparation.
While not underrating the primary importance of definition and philology in a work of reference, it is believed—nay, more than that—it is known that there is a positive demand for a book showing the correct pronunciation and spelling of every prominent word in the language, which book should be in a convenient portable form for the pocket, the writing-case, or the reading-table. This is the first time that any serious attempt has been made to satisfy this call.
In this respect, recognizing that what was wished for was not originality, but confidence in the accuracy of the book; the labor, while almost endless, has been strictly confined to critical comparisons of authorities and the proper adjustment of differences of opinion.
HOW WE OFFER IT FOR SALE.
On receipt of price, FIFTY CENTS, (and as compared with the prices of most other books it would be well worth $1.00,) we will forward it to any address in the United States for examination. If not satisfactory it may be returned, when the money will be refunded; provided, of course, it is received in good order and within reasonable time.
It will be published about August 1st, 1888. The great amount of labor involved in its preparation, as compared with its small size, requires this delay.
MARVELOUSLY COMPLETE, WONDERFULLY COMPACT,
MOST USEFUL SMALL DICTIONARY EVER MADE.
It is needed by every Office Man, every School Teacher, every Stenographer every Tourist, every Letter Writer, every Pupil, every literate, and certainly every illiterate person throughout the length and breadth of our entire land.