|Medium description: ||First of 3 works on English spelling reform by John Hart in which he states that English should have the same number of letters as sounds. The work was dedicated to King Edward VI but never published. |
Includes chapter on 'pointing' (punctuation) in which he writes about the function of 7 punctuation marks : comma, colon, period, question mark, exclamation mark, round brackets and square brackets. In other chapters he introduces the apostrophe, hyphen and capital letter (Salmon).
[Crystal states " printed after his death"]