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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
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
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
KAULFUSS, J[ohann] S[amuel]. Ueber den geist der Polnischen sprache. Eine einleitung in die Polnische literar-geschichte sur Deutsche. Halle. Bey Schimmelpfennig und Comp., 1804. First edition. 8vo. 227pp, [1]. With two folding plates of musical notation. Original publisher's tan paper wrappers, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Slight wear to extremities with some loss to head and foot of spine. Ink shelf-marks to FEP of Sir Thomas Phillipps' Middle Hill Library, lightly foxed throughout. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13461
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
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
LE CLERC, Jean. Joannis clerici ars critica, in qua ad studia Linguarum Latinae, Graecae, & Hebraicae via munitur; Veterumque emendandorum, & Spuriorum Scriptorum a Genuinis dignoscendorum ratio traditur. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Rob. Clavel et al., 1698. Editio altera priori emendatior. 8vo. [8], 225, [3], 106, 337-478pp, [2]. Title page in red and black. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, endpapers browned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23863
LONGINUS, [Cassius] Dionysius. Dionysiou Longinou rhetoros Peri hypsous logou biblion. Dionysii Longini rhetoris præstantissimi liber De grandi loquentia sive sublimi dicendi genere Latine redditus hypo thesesi synoptikais et ad oram notationibus aliquot illustratus. Edendum curavit et notarum insuper auctarium adjunxit. G.L. Cum indice. Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis Gulielmi Webb, 1638. 8vo. [42], 176, [2], 117pp, [3]. First seven words of title and 'hypo thesesi synoptikais' transliterated from the Greek. Parallel Latin and Greek text. Without the index (gathering Z) and the folding table. First and final leaves are blank. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum, later contrasting black calf lettering-pieces. Extremities discoloured, lightly rubbed, and bumped. Manuscript annotations to FFEP, occasional underlining, title page a trifle stained, else internally ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19555
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
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
MOWLE, A[lfred] C[harles]. The new turkish. An Elementary Grammar, Vocabulary, and Phrase Book of the Turkish Language in the New Latin Characters. Nicosia, Cyprus. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1930. First edition. 8vo. [2], 65pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper boards. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, ink ownership inscription to head of upper board. Ink ownership inscriptions and ink-stamps to FEP and RFEP, pencil notations to rear endpapers. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16381
NEWTON, R[ichard]. THEOPHRASTUS. The characters of theophrastus, With a Strictly Literal Translation of the greek into latin, and With Notes and Observations on the Text, In english: For the Benefit of Hertford College. Oxford. Printed; and to be had of R. Clemens and J. Fletcher, 1754. First edition. 8vo. xii, 268pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, joints starting. Armorial bookplate of English philanthropist William Benson Earle (1740-1796) to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Ex dono Thomas Hayward / E Coll: Trin: Oxon'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25964