London: J. Richardson, 1803. With a Variety of Curious and Entertaining Illustrations. 140 pages, alphabetically arranged throughout. 12mo, original printed gray flexible boards (one stain on cover, small chip on spine); untrimmed edges. London: J. Richardson, 1803. First Edition. A nice clean copy of a very scarce book, but LACKING the 6 folding plates. "Contemporary expressions, with scholarly etymological 'notes and quotes' which ramble on delightfully." -- Burke, p. 134.
London: W. J. Richardson, 1803. With a variety of Curious and Entertaining Illustrations (LACKING). 140 pages, WITH 3 other titles listed below. Slim 12mo, full brown polished calf, ornately gilt spine, rubricated edges; inner hinges strengthened. London: W.J. Richardson, 1803. First Edition. A nice clean copy of a very scarce book. Specimens of the Yorkshire Dialect...Likewise A Glossary...to Which is Added Ducks and Green Peas; or the Newcastle Rider also The Newcastle Apothecary. 24 pages. Knaresbrough: Langdale, 1844. Fifth Edition...
Witebergae: Johannis Cratonis, 1589. Woodcut title page vignette, illustrating the 25th psalm. 860pp., small folio, old vellum, very ornately blind-stamped with pictorial device and decorative border (some staining & darkening). Witebergae: Johannis Cratonis, 1589. Rare second edition, the first being 1568, expanded to folio size, of this important Hebrew dictionary. The first 4 pages are ragged at the edges, with no loss of text, but the remaining text is remarkably clean, and the whole book very sturdy.
Paris: Bueque & Frapsauce, 1929. Preface de M. La Claviere. Profusely illustrated with 3000 small black & white hallmarks. 342pp., unopened. Short 4to, original stiff grey patterned wrappers, gilt lettering, spine has been repaired, interior is fine and has never been read. Paris: F. de Nobele, 1929. First Edition. Scarce.
Basel: Ludovici Konig, 1631. , 974,  pages, printed back-to-front in the Judaic custom. Latin text printed in Roman and Italic type, with running titles in Hebrew. Very thick 8vo, full contemporary vellum, quite worn with head of spine lacking but still firmly sewn; some dampstaining throughout, heavier at front and rear; LACKING the title page. Basiliae: Sumptibus Ludovici Konig, 1631. Editio quarta & ultima.
Baltimore: F. Lucas. The text is interspersed with blank sheets of colored paper, possibly for owner's notations or where plates were to have been inserted (clearly nothing has been removed). Small 4to, contemporary 3/4 leather (edges well-rubbed but sound; some light foxing). Baltimore: F. Lucas, no date . Errata slip for second edition is laid-in and with a very neat owner's inscription dated 1830. A charming dictionary of flowers as mentioned in poetry and literature of the past.
London: Antique Collectors' Club, 2000. 3 volumes. Revised and enlarged by Ralph Edwards. Profusely illustrated with approx. 3000 black & white photos and 43 color plates. 4to, maroon glossy pictorial boards. (London: Antique Collector's Club, 2000). Fine. The standard reference work in this field of English decorative arts.