Antiquates Limited - Logo

Language

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
GWATKIN, Mrs.. A devonshire dialogue, in four parts. London. G. B. Whittaker & Co., 1839. First edition. 8vo. [2], vi, 85pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed and sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18353
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
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
COYKENDELL, Frederick. Arthur rackham: a list of books illustrated by him...with an introductory note by martin birnbaum. [New York]. Privately Printed [at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge], 1922. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 175 copies printed. [6], 22pp, [2]. With a half-title, a portrait frontispiece, and two headpieces designed by Rackham - the second of which previously unpublished. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan paper boards, lettered in gilt, glassine dustwrapper. Extremities a trifle toned, dustwrapper sunned. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf; 'To Leslie Chaundy / with ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18766
[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
TARVER, J[ohn] C[harles]. Dictionnaire des verbes francais: or, a dictionary of french verbs... London. Printed for John Souter, 1821. First London edition. 8vo. lix, [1], 277pp, [2]. With a final leaf of errata. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn and marked, some surface loss, splitting to joints, naive inked illustration to upper board, corners bumped. Pen-trials and illustrations to front endpapers, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18510
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
NARES, R[obert]. Elements of orthoepy: Containing a Distinct View of the whole analogy of the english language; so far as it relates to Pronunciation, Accent, and Quantity. London. Printed for T. Payne and Son, 1784. First edition. 8vo. xxvi, [2], 372pp, [44].Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, top compartment chipped and scored. Marbled endpapers, later book-label of H. J. L. Neale to FEP, pasted over contemporary armorial bookplate, and above the recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley, contemporary inked ownership inscription to title page, light damp-staining to head of all leaves at gutter, paper repairs to lowers corners of leaves ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20316
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