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FEIJÓ, Joaõ de Moraes Madureira

Orthographia, ou Arte de Escrever, e pronunciar com acerto a Lingua Portugueza para uso do Excellentissimo Duque de Lafoens . . .  Divide-se em tres partes, A primeira, de cada huma das letras, e da sua pronunciaçaõ.  Das vogaes, e Dithongos.  Dos accentos, ou tons da pronunciação.  A segunda de como se dividem as palavras.  Da pontuação, algumas abbreviaturas, conta dos Romanos, e Latinos, Calendas, Nonas, e Idos.  A terceira dos erros do vulgo, e emendas da Orthografia, no escrever, e pronunciar toda a lingua Portugueza, verbos irregulares, palavras dubias, e as suas significaçoens.  Huma breve instrucçaõ para os Mestres das Eschólas.  Terceiro impresssaõ mais correcta.

£380

Lisbon, Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1781.

Description

8vo.  495 pp.  Contemporary calf (head of spine defective, foot of spine worn).   Small piece torn from lower margin of title p., slight traces of worming in outer margin of pp. (1) - 20 & lower margin of pp. 33 - 56 & pp. 271 - 298, a few ink stains on pp. 254-55.

Father Madureira Feijó's grammer was held to be the most authorative work on the subject, according to Innocêncio, though many authors tried to rival it, and it was often reprinted.   The work is divided into three parts, the first dealing with spelling, the second with the division of words and punctuation, and the third, which also takes the form of a dictionary, with errors in spelling and pronunciation.   The work first appeared in 1734.

Innocêncio III, 422 & X, 319.   Welsh 2598 (1815 edition).  

 

01024

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