1816.050: Prosody of the Latin Language.
Full Title: Prosody of the Latin language, or, A concise system of rules for the quantity of syllables in Latin : and for making and scanning several kinds of Latin verse : carefully revised and amended, for the use of colleges and academies.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: Peter Cottom
Description: 10 pgs.; 19 cm. (12mo).
Shaw & Shoemaker reported this title as an addendum, with separate title page, to Cottom's 1816 edition of Ruddiman's Rudiments of the Latin Tongue (1816.049); however, survival of separated copies indicates that Cottom sold each separately; yet the Early American Imprints Series filmed the combination recorded by Shaw & Shoemaker, so conflating the two titles. In 1816, Cottom employed the job-press of John M. & David Burke to print items for sale in his stores, including a new one in Lynchburg; the Burke brothers conducted the remnants of the press office of the late Samuel Pleasants, which collapsed financially in January 1817.
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