The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day.
-Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else
-Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info
-Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography
-Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series