A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

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Cover of Part I of Otto Jespersen's A modern English grammar on historical principles

A modern English grammar on historical principles is a seven-volume grammar of English written by Otto Jespersen. The first volume, Sounds and Spellings, was published in 1909; volumes two through five were on syntax; volume six was on morphology; and volume seven returned to the topic of syntax. It took until 1949 for these subsequent volumes to be completed.[1]: 1766 

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  1. ^ Huddleston, Rodney; Pullum, Geoffrey K. (2002). The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-43146-0.