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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
COOPER, Thomas. Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis... Impressum Londini [i.e. London]. [in aedibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham], 1584. Folio. [1712]pp. Without initial and final blank. In this edition the title page has device with a chained bear, standing upright; line 12 of title ends 'cogni-'. Contemporary panelled calf, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with some later calf repairs. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Matthew Wren to recto of FFEP and title page, some worming, damp-staining ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 12230
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
[ALMANACS]. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; An almanack For the Year of our Lord 1798... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers; and sold by Robert Horsfield, and George Greenhill, 1798. [Fifty-seventh edition]. 48pp. Title and calendar in red and black. ESTC N30928.

[Bound with:] [HUTTON, Charles]. The Ladies' Diary: or Woman's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1798... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, And sold by Robert Horsfield and G. Greenhill. Ninety-fifth edition. 48pp. Title and calendar in red and black. ESTC N3194.

[And:] MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a loyal almanack For the ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20904
HOLMES, John. The art of rhetoric made easy: or, Elements of Oratory Briefly stated, and fitted for the Practice of The studious youth of Great-Britain and Ireland: In two books... London. Printed by A. Parker, 1739. 8vo. In two parts. [18], 96, 71pp, [7]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Title page in red and black. Contemporary sheep. Extremities marked and worn, joints split. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional ink-spotting, light damp-staining to head of text-block. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20314
MEREDITH, Constance A. [compiler]. Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album. London. Henry Frowde, 1906. Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23357
COLES, Elisha. A dictionary, english-latin, and latin-english, Containing All things Necessary for the Translating of either Language into the other... London. Printed by John Richardson, for Peter Parker, 1677. First edition. Quarto. [880]pp. Text printed in three columns. Imprimatur on verso of title page: 'Imprimatur, October, 16th. 1676. G. Jane'. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured. Upper hinge exposed, recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, early partially deleted inked ownership inscription 'Johannes (?)' to head of title page, RFEP sprung, occasional spotting, very light damp-staining to latter half of text-block. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20288
COLES, E[lisha]. An English Dictionary, explaining The Difficult Terms that are used in Divinity, Husbandry, Physick, Philosophy, Law, Navigation, Mathematics, and other Arts and Sciences... London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., 1732. 8vo. [336]pp. Text printed in three columns. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn and marked, leather separating from boards, worming to foot of spine. Without FEP, inked numerals to verso of FFEP, damp-staining to leaf F2, worm-trail to upper corners of a majority of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 21593
[WIT'S MAGAZINE]. Wit, Humour, and Entertainment. Number II. [III., IV., and V.] (Price sixpence only) To be continued on the First Day of every Month, Of the wit's magazine; or, library of momus... London. Printed for Harrison and Co., 1784. 8vo. Four parts only. Without engraved plates (published with one to each issue). Original publisher's mauve printed wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, wrappers creased and worn, loss to spines, some chipping to edges, without lower wrapper of No. III., upper wrapper of No. IV detached. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21847