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...
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.
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.
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."
New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1995. More than 100 black-and-white illustrations. 318pp., 4to, stiff, glossy pictorial wrappers. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, (1995). A fine copy. With Essays by Bruce Boice, Yve-Alain Bois, Rosalind E. Krauss, Frederick Leen, et al. Comes with a program from the exhibition.