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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
ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco . Nuovo dizionario portatile, italiano-francese, compendiato da quello d'alberti... Parigi [i.e. Paris]. Presso Bossange, Masson e Besson, Librai, 1797. [4], xxiii, [1], 495pp, [1]. With half-title.

[Bound with:] ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco. Nouveau dictionnaire de poche, francois-italien, abrege de celui d'alberti... A Paris. Chez Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1797. 11, [1], xxiii, [1], 432pp. With half-title.

12mo. Contemporary sheep, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Heavily worn. Hinges exposed, loss to half-title, loss to corners of b3 and I1 - touching text in both instances with ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16643
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
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
[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
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
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
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
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
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
[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
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
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