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2213 COLLIER, J. PAYNE. The Poetical Decameron, or Ten Conversations on English Poets and Poetry, etc. 2 vols. post 8vo, half morocco, gilt tops,

London, 1820 2214 Colloquies, desultory, but chiefly upon Poetry and Poets; between an Elder, Enthusiastic and an apostle of the Law. 12mo, half red mor. marble edges,

London, 1844

"The first unwritten book," it having been set up in type by the author, a printer, as he thought it out. Contains sonie good criticism on Shakespeare, Milton and other poets. Scarce.

2215*CONYBEARE, J. J. Illustrations of Anglo-Saxon Poetry, edited together with additional notes, introductory notices, etc., by his brother, W. D. Conybeare. 8vo, half morocco, gilt top,

London, 1826

2216 COOPER, THOMAS. Thesaurus Linguæ Romanæ-Brittannicæ. 4to, rough calf,

London, 1573

Scarce. One of the most valuable of the old Lexicons.

2217*COTGRAVE, RANDLE. A. Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues. Folio, old calf,

London, 1611

Scarce. Invaluable as an aid in the study of Elizabethan literature. 2218 COTTON, Rev. H. The Typographical Gazetteer.


12mo, half old Oxford, 1825

2219 COWARD, W. Licentia Poetica Discuss'd, or the True Test of Poetry, etc., etc. A Poem. 16mo, half calf, neat,


London, 1739 English Synonymes explained, in alphabetical order, with copious illustrations and examples from the best writers; to, which is added an index to the words. 6th edition. 8vo, calf, gilt, neat,

One hinge broken.

London, 1837

2221 CRAIK, GEORGE L. Outlines of the History of the English Language. 2nd edition. 16mo, uncut, London, 1855

2222 CRAIK, G. L. A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language from the Norman conquest, with numerous specimens. 2 vols. 8vo, New York, 1863

2223 Craven Dialect and Glossary, in the West-Riding of the County of York. 2 vols. 2nd edition. 8vo,

London, 1823

2224 CRASSO, LORENZO. Elogii D'Huomini Letterati Scritti, All Illustrissimo Eccellentissimo Signor Andrea Contarini cavaliere e Procurator di Sans Marco. 2 vols. 4to, boards, uncut,

Filled with scarce portraits.

Venice, 1664

2225*CRESCEMBINI. Della Poesia Italiana. 3 vols. 12mo, half vellum,

London, 1803

2226 CROMBIE, Rev. ALEX. The Etymology and Syntax of the English Language, explained and illustrated. Third edition, corrected

and enlarged. 8vo,

London, 1830

2227 DALLAS, E. S. The Gay Science. 2 vols. 8vo, uncut,

London, 1866 2228 DANTE, ALIGHIERI, The Life and Times of, by Count Cesare Balbo, Translated by F. J. Bunbury. 2 vols. 12mo, London, 1852

2229 DANTE. The New Life of. The New Life of. An Essay, with translations, by C. E. Norton. 4to, half mor., gilt top, Cambridge, 1859 Presentation copy. Author's autograph. Only one hundred copies printed.


An Historical Scetch Illustrative of the Life and Times of. With an outline of the legendary history of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise previous to the Divina Commedia, by Albaria Mignatz. 16mo, uncut. Portrait,

Florence, 1865

2231 DE LINCY, LE ROUX. Le Livre des Proverbes Francais. 2 vols. Svo, half calf,

Paris, 1824 2232 DE VERE, M. S. Outlines of Comparative Philology, etc., and a brief History of Writing. 8vo, uncut,

2233 DE VERE, M. S. Studies on English, or Life of Our Language. 8vo, uncut,

New York, 1853

Glimpses of the Inner
New York, 1867

2234 Dialect of Leeds and its Neighbourhood, illustrated by Conversations and Tales of Common Life, etc., etc. 12mo,

London, 1862 2235*Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words. 12mo, London, 1859

uncut, 2236 Dictionary of Quotations. Gorer's Handy Book for all Readers, being a Complete Manual of Reference, containing copious extracts, etc., from the best authors in all Languages; fully translated into English, with illustrations, Historic and Idiomatic. Svo, London, 1858

2237 Diccionario de La Academia Espanola. Edicion Abreviada, Por D. V. Gonzalez Arno. de la ultima hecha en Madrid en 1822. Thick 8vo, French calf,

Paris, 1826

2238 Dictionnaire Universal, Historique, Critique et Bibliographique. Neuvieme Edition, revue, augmentée de 16,000 articles ornee de 1,200 portraits en medaillons. With Supplement and Tables. 20 vols. 8vo, tree calf, marble edges. Paris, 1810

Invaluable for French and Continental names generally, as to which particulars are given which are found in no other biographical work.

2239 Dictionaire, Petit, de l'Académie Française, par M. M. le correcteurs de la Typographie de Firmin Dido Frères. Adopté par le Conseil de l'Instruction Publique pour les classes élémentaires des colleges. 16mo, calf,

Paris, 1862

Paris, 1824

2240 Dictionnaire Universal des Synonymes de la Langue Française. Novelle edition. 2 vols. thick, 16mo, calf,

2241 DISRAELI, I. Curiosities of Literature. Illustrated by Bolton Corney, with Ideas on Controversy. 2nd edition, 8vo, uncut, London, 1838 2242 Disraeli, Isaac. Curiosities of Literature, with a view of the Life and Writings of the Author, by his son. 4 vols. cr. 8vo, port. From the fourteenth corrected London edition,

Boston, 1858

2243 DISRAELI, ISAAC. The Calamities and Quarrels of Authors, etc. A new edition, edited by his son, the Rt. Hon. Ben. Disraeli. London, 1859

8vo, 2244 DISRAELI, ISAAC. The Literary Character; or the History of Men of Genius, Literary Miscellanies, and an Inquiry into the character of James the First. A new edition, edited by his son, Right Hon. B. Disraeli. 8vo, London, 1859

2245 DISRAELI, ISAAC. Amenities of Literature, consisting of sketches and characters of English Literature. A new edition, edited by his son, B. Disraeli. 2 vols. cr. 8vo, uncut,

Two plates inserted.

New York, 1864

2246*Dissertation Etymologique, Historique et Critique sur les diverses origines du mot Cocu. Avec notes et pièces justificatives. Par un membre de l'Académie de Blois.

half calf, gilt tops.

Small 4to,

Blois, 1835

An interesting philological brochure on a single but significant word. According to Brunet, the author was M. Petigny, a savant of Blois.

Only 71 copies printed privately.

2247 DONNEGAN, JAMES. A new Greek and English Lexicon. Fourth edition considerably enlarged. 8vo, half russia, red edges,

London, 1846

2248 DUNBAR, GEORGE. A Greek and English, and English and Greek Lexicon, with addenda of new matter, and an appendix explanatory of scientific terms, etc. Second edition. Svo, half russia, red edges, Edinburgh, 1844

2249 DUNLOP, JOHN. The History of Fiction, being a critical account of the most celebrated Prose Works of Fiction, from the earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the Present age. 2nd edition. 3 vols. 8vo, bound in half dark blue smooth morocco, gilt, gilt edges, by Matthews, Edinburgh, 1816

2250 DWIGHT, BENJAMIN W. Modern Philology; its Discoveries, History and Influence, with Maps, Tabular Views, and an Both series. 3rd edition, 2 vols. 8vo,


New York, 1864

2251 Early English, Specimens of, selected from the chief English Authors, 1250-1400, with Grammatical Introduction, Notes and Glossary, by R. Morris. 12mo,

Oxford, 1867


The Bible Word Book; a Glossary of

old English Bible words. 16mo,

London, 1866

2253 ELPHINSTON, JAMES. Propriety ascertained in her Picture; or Inglish Speech and Spelling rendered mutual Guides. 2 vols in 1, 4to, half russia, marbled edges,

A very curious phonographic book.

London, N. D.

2254 ELSTOB ELIZABETH, The Rudiments of Grammar for the AngloSaxon Tongue, first given in English with an apology for the Study of Northern Antiquities. 4to, old calf, London, 1715 2255 English-Saxon Homily, on the Birth Day of St. Gregory, etc., etc., by Eliz. Elstob. 12mo, blue calf, marbled edges. Frontispiece, London, 1709 Interesting, beautifully engraved head peices and initial letters, by Grivelin. Scarce.

2256 English Retraced, or Remarks, Critical and Philological founded on a comparison of the Breeches Bible with the English of the present day. 16mo,

Cambridge, 1862

2257 English Poets. Index to. 2 vols. 16mo, half calf,

London, 1780 2258 English Writers, The Writers before Chaucer, with an introductory sketch of the Four Periods of English Literature, by Henry Morley. 8vo,

London, 1864

2259 English, Grammar, a short introduction to, with Critical Notes. A new edition corrected. 16mo, half calf, red edges,

London, 1767

2260 Epitome in Prosodiam, ex variis scriptoribus compendiose collecta, etc. 16mo, old calf, gilt,

Paris, 1557 1621

2261 Epitheta (Latina) Ioanis Ravisii Textoris. 16mo, calf,

A good copy of Sabin's edition of Textor's valuable work. Uniform with next number.

2262 Epithetorum Graecorum Farrago Locupletissima. Per Conradum Dinnerum Acronianum. 16mo, ca'f,

Uniform with Textor.

Frankfort, 1689

2263 Espagnole, Guide de la Conversation. 2nd edit., sm. oblong 4to, Bordeaux, 1823

2264 Exposition of False Medium and Barriers Excluding men of Genius from the Public. Port. old half calf, 12mo,

London, 1833 2265 Exposition of certain difficult and obscure words, and termes of the Lawes of ths Realme, newly set forth and augmented, both in French and English, etc. 16mo, old calf, gilt,

2266* Familiar Quotations, by John Bartlet. rocco, gilt, gilt tops, interleaved,

London, 1595 Thick 8vo, half red moBoston, 1868

With additions by the present possessor.

2267 FARRAR, Rev. F. W. Chapters on Language. 12mo,

London, 1865 2268 FARRAR, F. W. An Essay on the Origin of Language, based on modern researches, and especially on the Works of M. Renan. 12mo

London, 1860 2269 FARRAR, REV. F. W. Essays on Liberal Education. 8vo, uncut, London, 1867 2270 FAURIEL, C. C. History of Provençal Poetry, translated from the French, by G. I. Adler, A.M. Royal 8vo uncut.

New York, 1860 2271*FEARN, JOHN. Anti-Tooke, 2 vols. 8vo, boards, London, 1824 2272*FLEMING and TIBBINS, French and English Dictionary. 2 vols. 4to, half calf,

Paris, 1852 2273 FLEMING, WILLIAM. Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical. 8vo. London, 1858

2274 FLORIO'S Proverbs. Second Frutes to be gathered of twelue trees, of diuers but delightful taste, etc., to which is annexed his Garden of Recreation, yielding six thousand Italian proverbs. 4to, dark calf, neat, red edges, engraved title, London, 1591 2275*FLORIO. JOHN, A World of Wordes, or most copious and exact Dictionaire in Italian and English. 4to, old ca'f, engraved title, London, 1598

Florio was the original of Holofernes in Love's Labour Lost. Portrait by Holl.

2276 FLORIO, JOHN. Queen Anna's New World of Words, or Dictionarie of the Italian and English tongues, collected and newly much augmented. Whereunto are added certain necesarie rules, and short observations for the Italian tongue. 4to, old calf, engraved title, portrait, London, 1611 2277 Flowers, or Eloquent Phrases of the Latine Speech, gathered out of sixe comœdies of Terence, etc. 16mo, calf,

From Halliwell's Library, with his memorandums.


guage. 12mo,

London, 1581

A Practical Grammar of the German Lan-
Boston, 1828

2279 FRITZMANN, ANDREW. English German Grammar, for the use of Classical Schools. 8vo

2280 GAND, P. The German Literary Companion; German Literature, etc. 8vo,

Mentz, 1866

or, a Guide to Frankfort, 1841

2281 Garden of Eloquence conteyneing the figures of grammar and rhetorick, etc., by Henry Peachem, minister.

12mo, old calf, London, 157

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