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GILES, James. English parsing; comprising the rules of syntax, exemplified by appropriate lessons under each rule. With an index, containing all the parts of speech in the different lessons unparsed. For the use of schools, private teachers, and elder students. London. Thomas Allman and Son, 1854. New edition. 12mo. viii, [1], 10-120pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine rubbed, some discolouration. Contemporary ink inscription to head of title-page, slight tear to C8 - just clipping text, small hole to text of C10 - with slight loss of sense. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16412
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
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
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
SHAKESPEAR, John. A grammar of the hindustani language; to which is added a grammar of the dakhni. London. WM. H. Allen & Co., 1855. Sixth edition. xv, [1], 192pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five engraved plates depicting Hindustani characters. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, some loss to head and foot of spine, substantial loss to lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light foxing to plates. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16015
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