Antiquates Limited - Logo

Language

BLAIR, Hugh. Lectures on rhetoric and belles letters. London. Printed for W. Strahan, 1785. Second edition. 8vo. In three volumes. viii, 456; [4], 480; [4], 384pp, [26]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23033
PETER LOVE-LAUGHTER. The new fun-box broke open: or, a diverting selection of droll stories, Queer Adventures, wise sayings, irish bulls, strange whims, and original jests. London. Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, [1822]. 8vo. [3], 6-30pp. The pagination would suggest the absence of an initial leaf or frontispiece, or perhaps of the work having been issued in wrappers, with the upper panel included as a part of the text; the paucity of detailed records for the publication make it difficult to substantiate what, if indeed anything, is wanting. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dust-soiled, spotted and browned, some ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 20428
HARRIS, James. Philological inquiries in three parts. London. Printed for C. Nourse, 1781. First edition. 8vo. Without half-title. [30], 571pp, [37]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two further engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, marked, and bumped. Early armorial bookplate and recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Alex. Fraser Tytler to head of title. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20320
LAYCOCK, John. New dialogues, english and german. For the Use of both Nations. Preceded by a variety of initiatory lessons, and a large collection of idiomatical phrases, well calculated to accelerate the progress of the respective learners. In two parts. I. Preliminary Lessons and idomatical Phrases. II. Dialogues in the modern Style of Conversation. Hamburgh [i.e. Hamburg]. F. H. Nestler & Melle, 1851. Fifth edition newly revised and enlarged. 12mo. [16], xxiv, 394pp. Printed in double columns. Contemporary green half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary ownership inscription to head of title-page 'Fanny G. Houghlin / Feb. 1863', very occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16785
SHAW, William. An analysis of the galic language. Edinburgh. Printed by W. and T. Ruddiman, 1778. Second edition. 8vo. xviii, [1], 20-171pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine. Very occasional chipping to margins, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25537
[ABERDEEN ALMANAC]. The Aberdeen Almanack, for the year 1804... Aberdeen. Printed and sold by J. Chalmers & Co., [1804]. 12mo. 252pp. With a folding table. Contemporary limp sheep. Remnants of flap to upper board. Extremities heavily rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, loss to front blank fly-leaf, early manuscript price list to recto, occasional spotting, single short tear to table at gutter, fore-edge shaved. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24509
[ABERDEEN ALMANAC]. The Aberdeen Almanack, For the Year 1789... Aberdeen. Printed and sold by J. Chalmers & Co., [1789]. 12mo. 192pp, [4]. The first 24 pages are printed on one side only. Contemporary limp sheep wallet binding, with flap. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, flap torn - covered in later calf. Scattered foxing, early ownership inscription to FEP, very occasional manuscript price lists, doggerel poetry to blank versos, recent armorial bookplate of Alexander Hannah to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24510
KER, John Bellenden. An essay on the archaeology of our popular phrases and nursery rhymes. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Co., 1835. Second edition. 12mo. xi, [1], 290pp. Title page a cancel. Although the signatures read 'Vol. I' throughout, and there is mention of an upcoming second volume in the introductory remarks, it would appear Vol. II was never published; however, a two volume 'new edition' did appear in 1837. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked, loss to lettering-piece. Endpapers renewed, fore-edge of title page ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25163
WATSON, Samuel. The Gentleman's and Citizen's almanack, compiled by Samuel Watson, Bookseller, For the Year of our Lord, 1785... Dublin. Printed for Samuel Watson, [1785]. 135pp, [1]. ESTC T26616.

[Bound with:] EXSHAW, John. The English Registry, For the Year of our Lord, 1785; (By John Exshaw, Bookseller,) or, A Collection of English Lists...Fitted to be bound with Watson's Almanack... Dublin. Printed by John Exshaw, [1785]. [4], 131pp, [1]. ESTC T26688.

8vo. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, without lettering-piece. Light damp-staining to head of text-block. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25241
CARROLL, Lewis. Feeding the mind. London. Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. 8vo. 30pp, [2]. Original publisher's red cloth-backed printed wrappers. A trifle rubbed. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24950
GABLER, A[mbrosius]. Die Nürnberger Schimpfwörter. Nürnberg [i.e. Nuremberg]. M. Edelmann, [s.d., c. 1890s] Oblong 8vo. 16 leaves. Illustrated throughout. Stapled, as issued, into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. A trifle creased and browned, closed tear to spine (running through text-block), chipping to wrapper and leaf margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24869
LUDWIG, Christian. A dictionary English, German and French, Containing not only the English words in their Alphabetical Order, together with their several significations; but also their proper Accent, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, Idioms, & Proverbs, Taken from the best new English dictionaries. Leipzig and Francfurt [sic]. [s.n.], 1736. Second edition. Quarto. [4], 739pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. Printed in double columns. Recent brown buckram, lettered in black. Minor shelf-wear. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves heavily browned and foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20847
BOYER, A[bel]. Dictionnaire royal, françois-anglois et anglois-françois; Tire des mbilleurs auteurs qui ont ecrit dans ces deux langues... Amsterdam. Chez Meynard Uytwerf, 1752. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. Quarto. In two volumes. 19, [1], 518pp, [2]; [8], 619pp, [5]. Title pages in red and black. The English-French dictionary has an English title page: 'The royal dictionary, English and French: and French and English...' Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards. Extremities worn, joints split. Armorial bookplates of successive members of the Oates family to front endpapers and fly-leaves of both volumes, occasional ink-spotting and pen-trials. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14323
FENN, George Manville [editor]. The world of wit and humour. London. Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [s.d., c. 1880] 8vo. xv, [1], 480pp. With an engraved frontispiece, a further nine engraved plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24745
DOUVILLE, J. V.. The speaking french grammar, forming a collection of colloquial essays particularly adapted to render the Speaking of French easy to english persons: in sixty lessons. London. Published by the Author...by Boosey and Sons et al., 1827. 8vo. x, [2], 412pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and browned, loss and tearing to head of spine, joints split. Contemporary printed advertisement for 'Mr. Douville's Terms for teaching the French language' pasted to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23329