Reference numberCLP/16/4
TitlePaper, 'A designe towards an universall alfabet' by Francis Lodwick
DescriptionLodwick writes on a universal alphabet, describing the concept of an alphabet, and states of his universal alphabet that 'I designe such a collection to wit, of all the single sounds expressed in any language or expressable by the mouth of man and this I name a designe, because for want of convers with different nations expressing natturally their owne language'.

Subject: Alphabet / Language

Partly published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An essay towards an universal alphabet'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0019
Related records in the catalogueCLP/16/5
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7801Lodwick; Francis (1619 - 1694); linguistic scholar1619 - 1694
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