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Hawkridge Bookshop LANGUAGE catalogue of antiquarian books

Author:A MEMBER OF THE WHIPS:
Title:THE BANG-UP DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, M JONES, 1812
Description:FIRST EDITION, SCARCE. THE LOUNGER AND SPORTMAN'S VADE-MECUM. REBOUND IN GREEN CLOTH, NEW ENDPAPERS. VERY GOOD. A DICTIONARY OF THE VULGAR TONGUE, NOT FOR THE POLITICALLY CORRECT.
Price (£):200.00
Stock No:30602 Click to enquire

Author:BAILEY NATHANIEL:
Title:BAILEY'S UNIVERSAL ETYMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, 1745
Description:TITLE PAGE IS MISSING, BUT NOTE FROM PREVIOUS OWNER SUGGESTS THIS TITLE AND DATE. CRUDELY REBACKED WITH STRAPS ROUND THE SPINE. FIRST PAGE REPAIRED, BUT CLEAN, COMPLETE (EXCEPT TITLE) AND TIGHT.
Price (£):150.00
Stock No:30606 Click to enquire

Author:BAILEY NATHANIEL:
Title:BAILEY'S UNIVERSAL ETYMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, WARE AND WARD ET AL, 1745
Description:TWO VOLUMES, THE 11TH EDITION, WITH CONSIDERABLE IMPROVEMENTS BY N BAILEY. HALF LEATHER OVER MARBLED BOARDS, WEAR TO THE LEATHER, BUT A GOOD SET. HINGE TO VOL 1 STRENGTHENED.
Price (£):150.00
Stock No:30610 Click to enquire

Author:BARCLAY REV. JAMES:
Title:A COMPLETE AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, RICHARDSON AND URQUHART, 1774
Description:THE DATE ON THE TITLE PAGE HAS BEEN CROPPED BUT 1774 AND HENCE SCARCE FIRST EDITION. AT THE REAR IS AN OUTLINE OF ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY (8 PAGES). CRUDELY REBOUND WITH BOARDS IN TREE CALF AND EXTERNAL STRENGTHENING TO THE SPINE. NEVERTHESS, COMPLETE AND GOOD. SCARCE.
Price (£):300.00
Stock No:30592 Click to enquire

Author:CARNELL PETER (EDITOR):
Title:BALLADS IN THE CHARLES HARDING FIRTH COLLECTION
Publisher:SHEFFIELD, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ENGLISH CULTURAL TRADITION AND LANGUAGE, 1979
Description:FINE COPY IN CARD COVERS, 204pp. A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE WITH INDEXES. IN CELEBRATION OF THE FOUNDING OF FIRTH COLLEGE, 1879-1979.
Price (£):15.00
Stock No:25235 Click to enquire

Author:CARNELL PETER (EDITOR):
Title:BROADSIDE BALLADS AND SONG-SHEETS FROM THE HEWINS MSS. COLLECTION IN SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Publisher:SHEFFIELD, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ENGLISH CULTURAL TRADITION AND LANGUAGE, 1987
Description:FINE COPY IN CARD COVERS, 118pp. A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE WITH INDEXES AND NOTES.
Price (£):20.00
Stock No:25234 Click to enquire

Author:COCKER EDWARD:
Title:COCKER'S ENGLISH DICTIONARY CONTAINING AN EXPLANATION OF THE MOST REFINED AND DIFFICULT WORDS....
Publisher:LONDON, NORRIS, 1724
Description:THIRD EDITION, ENLARGED AND ALTERED BY JOHN HAWKINS. FULL LEATHER WITH WORN BOARDS, SPINE TITLE HAND-WRITTEN. TRIMMED TITLE PAGE INSERTED, AND BOOK INCOMPLETE AS THE LAST ENTRY IS 'WILL'.
Price (£):100.00
Stock No:30609 Click to enquire

Author:CRAKELT WILLIAM (REVISED BY):
Title:ENTICK'S NEW ENGLISH-LATIN DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, MAWMAN, 1817
Description:REVISED EDITION, WITH A CLASSICAL INDEX. CRUDE BINDING WITH WORN BOARDS, BUT TIGHT AND COMPLETE. A WORKING COPY.
Price (£):40.00
Stock No:30607 Click to enquire

Author:FARMER JOHN S. AND HENLEY W. E.:
Title:SLANG AND ITS ANALOGUES (COMPLETE IN 7 VOLUMES)
Publisher:FOR SUBSCRIBERS, 1909.
Description:SCARCE AS A COMPLETE SET OF 7 VOLUMES. THE REVISED EDITION, VERY NICELY REBOUND IN FULL BLACK LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES. SOME FOXING TO THE EARLY PAGES OF A TWO VOLUMES, THEREAFTER VERY CLEAN. A TIGHTLY BOUND AND ATTRACTIVE SET. POSTAGE AT COST.
Price (£):750.00
Stock No:30600 Click to enquire

Author:FRANCOIS D' ALBERTI DE VILLENEUVE:
Title:GRAND DICTIONNAIRE FRANCOIS-ITALIEN
Publisher:BASSANO, IOSEPH REMONDINI, 1811
Description:THIRD EDITION, TWO VOLUMES, FOLIO, FULL REVERSED CALF, RAISED BANDS, AN EXCELLENT SET - CLEAN AND TIGHTLY BOUND. 787, 724 pp. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED.
Price (£):150.00
Stock No:28225 Click to enquire

Author:GREEN A. AND WIDDOWSON J. (EDITORS):
Title:LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND TRADITION
Publisher:SHEFFIELD, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ENGLISH CULTURAL TRADITION AND LANGUAGE, 1981
Description:FINE COPY IN CARD COVERS, 87pp. PAPERS ON LANGUAGE AND FOLKLORE PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, APRIL 1978.
Price (£):22.00
Stock No:25240 Click to enquire

Author:JOHNSON DR.:
Title:JOHNSON'S DICTIONARY IN MINIATURE
Publisher:LONDON, TEGG, 1840
Description:NEW EDITION, WITH THE ADDITION OF SEVERAL THOUSAND WORDS...A LIST OF THE CITIES, BOROUGHS AND MARKET TOWNS...248 PAGES. FULL LEATHER WITH TWO CRUDE LEATHER STRAPS SUPPORTING THE SPINE. A GOOD WORKING COPY.
Price (£):50.00
Stock No:30608 Click to enquire

Author:JOHNSON DR. SAMUEL:
Title:DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ( 2 VOLUMES)
Publisher:LONDON, RIVINGTON ET AL, 1785
Description:TWO VOLUMES, THE 6TH EDITION, LARGE QUARTO, NEW LEATHER SPINES, HALF LEATHER OVER GREEN BOARDS, NEW ENDPAPERS, MARBLED EDGES, SOME WEAR TO THE LEATHER, BUT A VERY GOOD TIGHT SET. TWO STAMP OF ADVOCATES LIBRARY, ABERDEEN.
Price (£):600.00
Stock No:30617 Click to enquire

Author:LITTLETON ADAM:
Title:DR. ADAM LITTLETON'S LATIN DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, WARD, 1724
Description:FIFTH EDITION, THICK QUARTO, BOUND WITH A NEW SPINE, WITH RED LABEL AND RAISED BANDS, TOGETHER WITH THE ORIGINAL BOARDS. INNER HINGE STRENGTHENED WITH FABRIC TAPE, HENCE TIGHTLY BOUND. WITH TWO MAPS AT THE REAR, ONE OF ITALY (VERY SLIGHT LOSS TO MARGIN) AND ONE OF OLD ROME (VERY SMALL WORM HOLE), FRONTISPIECE. IN FOUR PARTS: ENGLISH-LATIN; LATIN-CLASSICAL; LATIN-PROPER; LATIN-BARBOROUS. ARMORIAL PLATE OF THOMAS FRENCH BERNEY ESQ. OF BRACON ASH, NORFOLK. THE BOOK WEIGHS NEARLY 3 Kg.
Price (£):200.00
Stock No:29915 Click to enquire

Author:MULLER MAX:
Title:LECTURES ON THE SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE
Publisher:1864 LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGHAM, ROBERTS & GREEN, LONDON
Description:4TH EDITION. HARROW SCHOOL PRIZE INSCRIPTION PLATE. RED LEATHER. SOME WEAR AND SCUFFING TO EDGES OF SPINE AND BOARDS. 5 RAISED BANDS ON SPINE, GOLD DECORATION AND LETTERING. MARBLED ENDPAPERS. ALL PAGES EDGES GILDED. TEXT OF LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE ROYAL INSTITUTION OF GREAT BRITAIN IN APRIL, MAY AND JUNE 1861.
Price (£):35.00
Stock No:24657 Click to enquire

Author:OGILVIE JOHN:
Title:THE IMPERIAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGUE ( VOL 1 ONLY.)
Publisher:LONDON, BLACKIE, 1882
Description:VOLUME 1 ONLY (A-DEPASCENT). NEW EDITION REVISED AND AUGMENTED BY CHARLES ANNANDALE, QUARTO, HALF LEATHER OVER BROWN CLOTH, TIGHT AND CLEAN. WITH FINE ENGRAVINGS WOOD ENGRAVING IN THE TEXT, WHICH IS ORGANISED IN THREE COLUMNS. POSTAGE AT COST.
Price (£):35.00
Stock No:31186 Click to enquire

Author:OGILVIE JOHN:
Title:THE IMPERIAL DICTIONARY, ENGLISH, TECHNOLOGICAL AND SCIENTIFIC (4 VOLS.)
Publisher:LONDON, BLACKIE, 1878
Description:COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES. OCTAVO, ORIGINAL RED CLOTH FADED TO BROWN ON THE SPINES. SOME FOXING TO THE PRELIMS OF VOLUME 1, OTHERWISE VERY CLEAN. WITH FINE ENGRAVINGS AND OVER 2500 WOOD ENGRAVING IN THE TEXT, WHICH IS ORGANISED IN THREE COLUMNS. NO DATE BUT THOUGHT TO BE 1878. POSTAGE AT COST.
Price (£):110.00
Stock No:30601 Click to enquire

Author:PRIEUR J. C.:
Title:BOYER'S ROYAL DICTIONARY ABRIDGED IN TWO PARTS
Publisher:LONDON, BATHURST ET AL, 1783
Description:THE 15TH EDITION, FRENCH TO ENGLISH, AND ENGLISH TO FRENCH. FULL LEATHER BUT CRUDELY STRENGTHENED AND WEAR TO BOARDS BUT FIRM, CLEAN AND COMPLETE. A GOOD WORKING COPY.
Price (£):45.00
Stock No:30604 Click to enquire

Author:SILVESTRE M. J. B.:
Title:UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR THE FAC-SIMILIES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS
Publisher:LONDON. HENRY BOHN. 1850
Description:VOLUME 1( OF TWO). FIRST EDITION, VERY GOOD, RED CLOTH, LARGE OCTAVO. STAMP FROM THE RUSKIN LIBRARY ON FEP BUT NO OTHER MARK.
Price (£):89.00
Stock No:25275 Click to enquire

Author:STEPHANI ROBERTI:
Title:THESAURUS LINGUAE LATINAE IN IV. TOMOS DIVISUS
Publisher:BASILEAE. E. AND J. R. THURNISIORUM. 1740-43.
Description:CUI POST NOVISSIMAM LONDINENSEM EDITONEM, COMPLURIEM ERUDITORUM VIRORUM COLLECTIS CURIS INSIGNITER AUCTAM, ACCESSERUNT NUNC PRIMUM HENRICI STEPHANI. IN FOUR VOLUMES, FOLIO, TITLE PAGE IN RED AND BLACK, LATIN TEXT, FINE EARLY FULL VELLUM, GILT DECORATION TO BOTH BOARDS, RAISED BANDS, DECORATED COMPARTMENTS, BROWN AND TAN CALF LABELS. BOOKPLATE OF GEORGE CHETWYND, LACKS TIE RIBBONS.
Price (£):1800.00
Stock No:19209 Click to enquire

Author:UNKNOWN:
Title:S.P.E TRACTS NUMBERS 1 TO 40
Publisher:OXFORD. THE CLARENDON PRESS. 1919 -1934
Description:THE FIRST 40 ISSUES OF THE MAGAZINE FOR THE SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH. BOUND IN TWO VOLUMES, HALF LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, MARBLED ENDPAPERS. A QUITE EXCELLENT AND ATTRACTIVE SET, WITH ORIGINAL WRAPPERS BOUND IN. VOLUME 1 CONTAINS NUMBERS 1 TO 20 AND VOLUME 2 NUMBERS 21 TO 40. A SERIES OF VERY INTERESTING ARTICLES BY FRY, BRIDGES, FOWLER, PEARSALL SMITH, ONIONS, TAYLOR AND MANY OTERS.
Price (£):185.00
Stock No:21315 Click to enquire

Author:WALKER JOHN:
Title:A CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, CAXTION, 1837
Description:NO DATE BUT THE NEW EDITION (OF 1837), BOUND IN FULL CALF, RAISED BANDS, SOME SCUFFING TO THE BOARDS BUT A VERY GOOD AND ATTRACTIVE COPY. 589 PAGES PLUS, BOUND IN, A KEY TO THE CLASSICAL PRONUNCIATION OF GREEK, LATIN AND SCRIPTURE PROPER NAMES (1838, 187 PAGES).
Price (£):100.00
Stock No:30603 Click to enquire

Author:WINCHESTER SIMON:
Title:THE MEANING OF EVERYTHING: THE STORY OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Publisher:2003 OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Description:NEAR FINE COPY IN NEAR FINE DUSTWRAP. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Price (£):11.00
Stock No:26560 Click to enquire

Author:WOOD JAMES (REVISED BY):
Title:NUTTALL'S STANDARD DICTIONARY
Publisher:LONDON, WARNE, 1911
Description:NEW EDITION, REVISED AND EXTENDED BY THE REV. JAMES WOOD. ATTRACTIVE HALF LEATHER BINDING, MARBLED BOARDS AND ENDPAPERS, RAISED BANDS, GILT SPINE TITLES. 816 PAGES. SOME FOXING T OTHE PRELIMS. THEREAFTER CLEAN. A TIGHT AND ATTRACTIVE BINDING.
Price (£):45.00
Stock No:30605 Click to enquire