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RERESBY, Tamworth. A collection of letters, Extracted from the most Celebrated French authors. Viz. The Chevalier de Mere, Boursault, Fontenelle, Balzac, Count Buffy, Voiture, Costar, Boileau. Adorn'd with that Variety of Subjects, as will not serve only for the entertainment of those who have made some advances in the French Language, but also for their Instruction in a polite manner of writing. Made English by Tamworth Reresby, Esq. London. Printed by T. Howlatt, for J. Graves, 1715. First edition. 8vo. [16], 309pp, [10]. With five preliminary contents leaves (Aa-5) bound at end. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rubbed, with some surface loss, short split to upper joint at head of spine. Early ink inscription 'Glynn' to FEP, some browning/marginal staining to text. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17083
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
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
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
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
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
BARETTI, Joseph. An introduction to the most useful european languages, consisting of select passages, From the most celebrated english, french, italian, and spanish authors... London. Printed for T. Davies...and T. Cadell, 1772. First edition. 8vo. [8], 469pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Heavily rubbed. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of half-title, ink gift inscription to head of title-page, occasional spotting, light damp-staining. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16405
[DR WILLIAMS' LIBRARY]. Catalogue of the library in Red Cross Street, Cripplegate; founded pursuant to the will of the Reverend Daniel Williams, D. D. who died in the year 1716. London. Printed and Sold by Richard and John E. Taylor, 1841. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 420; [2], 438pp. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Internally clean and crisp but for light marginal damp-staining and browning to first three gatherings of Vol. II. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 14661
[SPARVENFELD, Johan Gabriel]. Catalogus centuriae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum &c. Quo anno MDCCV Bibliothecam Publicam Academiae Upsalensis auxit & exornavit. Upsaliae, [i.e. Uppsala].. Typis Joh. Henry. Werneri S:ae R:ae M:tis & Acad. Upsal. Typographi, 1706. First edition. Quarto. [6], 74pp. With text in mixed Latin and Arabic type. Uncut and largely unopened, in later paper wrappers. Ink inscription to head of upper wrapper. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15446
[VIRGIL]. Clavis Virgiliana: or, a vocabulary Of all the words in virgil's Bucolics, Georgics, and Aeneid...For the Use of schools, And the Improvement of those who have made but a small Progress in the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue. London. Printed for T. Astley, 1742. First edition. 8vo. [4], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities worn, some surface loss, small holes to spine, boards a trifle bowed. Slight damp-staining to lower margins, occasional short tears/holes to gutter. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16215