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...
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Fayetteville: H. C. Beauchamp, 1893. 148pp. 8vo, original blue boards, spine rebacked in black cloth, small area of wear to bottom edge of back board, boards lightly soiled. Fayetteville, N.Y.: H. C. Beauchamp, 1893. First Edition.
New York: The Jewish Museum, 2005. Illustrated in color and black and white. 266 pages, small 4to, orange pictorial printed wrappers. New York and New Haven: The Jewish Museum with Yale University Press, (2005). Near fine.
London: Hatchard, 1820. 4923 pages, 8vo, rebound in black cloth using the original 3/4 leather covers (worn). London: Hatchard, 1920. A very good copy of this rather scarce book.
454pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. (Dallas): Southern Methodist UP, (1967).
8vo, cloth, d.w. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, (1974).
Berlin: REuther & Reichard, 1908. 8vo, original printed gray wrappers; spine spotted with ink. Berlin: Von Reuther & Reichard, 1908. Very good. Porta Linguarum Orientalium, Pars XXI.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1969. 215pp. 8vo, pictorial boards, d.w. (a bit rubbed and lightly worn) Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, (1969). Very good(+) copy in very good d.w.
279pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (lightly rubbed). London: Oxford UP, 1984.
New York: Las Americas, 1968. 414 pages, 8vo, burgundy cloth; ownership signature front free endpaper. New York: Las Americas Publishing, 1968. A very good(+) copy. First American printing of the 1929 edition.
Paris: College de France, 1875. 126 pages. 8vo, original gray printed wrappers; pages unopened. Paris: College de France, 1875. A near fine copy.
London: Routledge, 1966. Folding frontispiece map, 767pp., thick 8vo, brown cloth. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1966). Reprint. Very good (+). Text in double columns, with authoritative introductions to the proverbs of 27 countries and races.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: William Morrow, (1990). vg.
New York: Thames & Hudson, 2001. Many color text Illus., some photo b/w plates. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. (New York): Thames & Hudson, (2001). Very good.
288pp, 12mo, cloth; owner's signature on front endpaper. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1966. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
Geneva: Droz, 1995. xvi + 284pp., 8vo, printed wrappers. Geneve: Librairie Droz, 1995. Hautes Etudes du Monde Greco-Romain.
Lyon: ENS Editions, 2003. Illustrated sparsely in b/w. 537pp. Thick 8vo, stiff wrappers. (Lyon: ENS Editions, 2003). A fine copy. Collection Langages dirigee par Bernard Colombat et Pierre Lafon.
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1882. xiv +142pp, slim 8vo, blind stamped cloth, gilt spine, rubbed. Leipzig: Breitkopf and Hartel, 1882. Very good.
Amsterdam: Michel Charles le Cene, 1747. 428pp., 12mo, full mottled leather with gilt-decorated spine; bookplate inside front cover, some minor and scattered foxing, a very few small dampstains. Amsterdam: Michel Charles le Cene, 1747. Nouvelle Edition.
London: Thames & Hudson, 1962. Illus. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, a few pencil marks in margins. London: Thames and Hudson, (1962). History of the development of scripts in the Middle East and China. Also traces the development of the alphabet from the Middle East to Greek and Latin.
365pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. N.Y., 1988.
Philadelphia: 1821. A very intriguing letter, 3 pages, 9.5 x 8 inches, Philadelphia, June 18, 1821. Written to Richard Wharton, Esq., providing him with a translation of a letter originally written in Italian, by a person jailed in the United States on suspicion of forged papers, in part: "...My dear friend Philip Barber - I beg you will tell some of my friends that I am in trouble. I have been taken and they have told me 'La Tarocha' is...
Paris: Chez Arthus - Bertrand, 1803. Illustrated with 2 folding charts and 1 large folding map. , CCVIII, 216; , 406 pages. 2 volumes, 8vo, attractively bound in older 1/2 black morocco over green boards; blind-stamped spines with raised bands; marbled endpapers. iParis: Chez Arthus-Bertrand, 1803, An XI. Second printing of this rather scarce book -- OCLC lists only 3 copies of this edition. A near fine copy with minimal scattered foxing and toning. The treatise "Medicine domestique de Saint-Domingue" and the "Pharmacopee" are by Jean B. Poupee-Desportes.
Paris: Vrin, 2001. Introduction, text, translation and commentary by Catherine Dalimier. 491 pages, tall 8vo, stiff glossy white wrappers. Paris: J. Vrin, 2001. Fine. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquite classique #23.
Facts on File, 1986. 660 pages, thick 4to, black boards, white dust wrapper. Facts on File, 1986. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. "Including a Primer of Prosody; a List of More than 80,000 Words That Rhyme; a Glossary Defining 9,000 of the More Eccentric Rhyming Words; and a Variety of Exemplary Verses, One of Which does not Rhyme at All."