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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
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
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