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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
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
PERRIN, Jean. Fables amusantes: avec Une Table Generale & Particuliere des mots, & de leur Signification en Anglois, Selon l'Ordre des Fables, Pour en rendre la Traduction plus facile a l'Ecolier. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez B. Law...T. Cadell...P. Elmsly, 1781. Troisieme edition [i.e. third edition]. 12mo. xvi, 220pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and two terminal publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary sheep. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss to boards, loss to head and foot of spine. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, several gatherings protruding slightly from text-block. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17453
[EPIGRAMS]. New joe miller; or, the tickler, containing five hundred good things, many of which are original, and the others selected from the best authors. London. Printed [by S. Gosnell] for James Ridgway, 1800. First edition. 12mo. [4], 212pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine, some surface loss to boards. Late nineteenth-century inked ownership inscription and twentieth-century newspaper clipping to FEP, without front free-endpaper, offsetting to title-page, occasional loss/chipping to upper margins. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17572
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
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
[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
TOCQUOT, J. F.. The royal pocket dictionary, french and english, and english and french; containing the signification of words in all their different acceptations; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades. The whole extracted from the best writers french and english... London. Printed [by T. Curson] for Jos. Johnson et al., 1808. New edition. 8vo. [4], viii, [524]pp. With a French title on the verso of the initial leaf. Contemporary panelled burgundy straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Slight shaving to lower margins of leaves K3-6 and L3-6, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16971
PETER LOVE-LAUGHTER. The new fun-box broke open: or, a diverting selection of droll stories, Queer Adventures, wise sayings, irish bulls, strange whims, and original jests. London. Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, [1822]. 8vo. [3], 6-30pp. The pagination would suggest the absence of an initial leaf or frontispiece, or perhaps of the work having been issued in wrappers, with the upper panel included as a part of the text; the paucity of detailed records for the publication make it difficult to substantiate what, if indeed anything, is wanting. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dust-soiled, spotted and browned, some ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 20428
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
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
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
[ABERDEEN ALMANAC]. The Aberdeen Almanack, for the year 1804... Aberdeen. Printed and sold by J. Chalmers & Co., [1804]. 12mo. 252pp. With a folding table. Contemporary limp sheep. Remnants of flap to upper board. Extremities heavily rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, loss to front blank fly-leaf, early manuscript price list to recto, occasional spotting, single short tear to table at gutter, fore-edge shaved. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24509
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