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2483 WALKER, JOHN. A Critical pronouncing Dictionary, and exposi

tor of the English Language, etc., etc. Interspersed with observations, etymological, critical, and grammatical. 5th edit., 4to, old tree calf,

London, 1810 2484 WALKER, J. A Rhyming Dictionary. Answering at the same

time the purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language. To which is added an Index of Allowable Rhymes. Abridged from the Fourth Lond. Edition. 12mo,

New York, 1860 -2485 WALPOLE, HORACE. A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors

of England, with lists of their Works. 2 vols. em. 8vo, calf, blue panelled borders,

Strawberry Hill, 1758 Original Strawberry Hill edition, privately printed. Lord Lyttle

ton's copy, with his autograph. 2486 WALPOLE (Horatio, Earl of Orford). A Catalogue of the Royal

and Noble Autnors of England, Scotland and Ireland : with lists of their Works. Enlarged and Continued to the Present Time, by Thomas Park. Fine impressions of the numerous

Portraits: 5 vols. 8vo, half mor. gilt tops, London, 1806 2487 WARTON, THOMAS. Observations on the Farie Queen. Second edition corrected and enlarged. 2 vols. 12mo, calf,

London, 1742 2488*WARTON, THOMAS. History of English Poetry. The original

edition of 3 vols. with the supplementary volume. 4 vols. 8vo, mor. gilt,

London, 1774-82, 1806 Scarce in this form. Very beautiful copy. 2489 WARTON, THOMAS. The History of English Poetry from the close

of the 11th century to the commencement of the 18th century, etc. Superintended by the late Richard Price, including Notes by Ritson and others. Further improved oy the corrections and additions of several eminent Antiquaries. 3 vols.

8vo, half green mor., gilt tops. Portrait, London, 1840 2490 WEBB, DANIEL. Remarks on the Beauties of Poetry. 16mo, old calf, neat,

London, 1762 2491 WEBSTER, Noah. Dissertation on the English Language, with

Notes Historical and Critical. To which is added by way of
Appendix An Essay on a Reformed mode of Spelling with Dr.
Franklin's argument on that subject. 8vo, half mor.,

Boston, 1789
Scarce example of Webster's early philological labors. Very curious.

Dedicated to Dr. Franklin. 2492 *WEBSTER, NOAH. An American Dictionary of the English

Language; to which are prefixed, an introductory dissertation on the origin, history and connection of the languages of Western Asia and of Europe, and a concise Grammar of the English language. 2 vols. 4to, half russia, marbled edges,

New York, 1828 The last genuine “Webster's unabridged.” Noah Webster died in 1843.

2493 WEBSTER, NOAH. An American Dictionary of the English

Language ; etc., etc., etc., etc., etc. Revised and enlarged by Chauncey A. Goodrich. 4to, russia gill, marble edges, muslin hinges. Portrait,

Springfield, 1850 2494 WEDGWOOD, HENSLEIGH, M. A. A Dictionary of English Etymology. 3 vols. in 4 vols., 8vo, uncut,

London, 1859

2495 WELSFORD, HENRY. Mithridates Minor : an Essay on Language. 8vo, half calf,

London, 1848 2496 WESCOTT, B. F. A General View of the History of the English Bible. 12mo,

Lo_don, 1868 2497 WHATELY, RICHARD. Elements of Logic, and Elements of

Rhetoric. 2 vols., 8vo, calf, gilt, marbled edges, Oxford, 1828 2498 WHITE, RICHARD GRANT. National Hymns. How they are writ

ten and how they are not written. A lyric and National study for the times. 8vo, half mor., gilt tops, frontispiece,

New York, 1861

Out of print. 2499

The same. Author's own copy, with letters from Holmes, Curtis, Norton, Willis and others, agreement with the publishers, extracts from newspapers, etc., upon the appointment of a committee to offer a prize for a

National Hymn. 2500

The same : with a letter to “The Saturday Review." 12mo, tinted paper, in sheets,

New York, 1862 Only thirty copies printed in this form, and with this letter. 2501 WHITE, RICHARD GRANT. Words and their Uses, Past and Present. A Study of the English Language. Cr. 8vo,

New York, 1870 2502 WHITNEY, W. D. Language and the Study of Language. 8vo, ,

New York, 1867

2503 WHEELER, W. A. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction.

Sm. 8vo,

Boston, 1865 2504 WILLIAMS, BISHOP JOHN. Essay toward a real Character. Folio, old calf, worn,

London, 1668 2505 WILLIAMS, JOHN. The Readable Dictionary ; or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon. 8vo, mor.,

Columbus, 1860 2506 Wilson, JOHN. A Treatise on English Punctuation, with an

appendix, etc., etc. 2nd edition, 12mo, Boston, 1850

2507 WITHALS, JOHN. A Shorte Dictionarie for Yonge Beginners,

gathered of good authours, specially of Columel, Grapuld and Plini. 4to, crim. mor., gilt, by Mackenzie, London, 1668

Scarce, fine clean copy, handsomely bound. 2508 WORCESTER, JOSEPH E. A Comprehensive Dictionary of the

English Language. Revised with important additions. 8vo, russia,

Boston, 1860 2509 WRIGHT, THOMAS. Essays on subjects connected with the Litera

ture, Popular Superstitions, and History of England in the Middle Ages. 2 vols. 12mo, half calf, antique, red edges, by Matthews,

London, 1844 2510 WRIGHT, THOMAS. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial

English, containing words from the English writers previous to the eighteenth century, which are no longer in use, or are not used in the same sense, and words which are used only in

the Provincial dialects. 2 vols. 16mo, London, 1847 2511 WRIGHT, THOMAS. Biographia Britannica Literaria ; or Biog

raphy of Literary Characters, arranged in Chronological order. Anglo-Saxon Period. 2 vols. 8vo, gilt, calf, neat,

London, 1842 2512 WRIGHT, THOMAS. Popular Treatises on Science, written

during the middle ages in Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman, and English, edited from the original manuscripts. 8vo,

London, 1861 2513 WYCLIFFE, John. The Last Age of the Church. Now first

printed from a manuscript in the University Library, Dublin, edited with notes by J. H. Tood. 4to, half morocco, uncut, black letter,

London, 1840 2514 Yorkshire Words and Phrases, a Glossary of, by an inhabitant. 16mo,

London, 1855


LDI. Serie Dell' Edizioni Aldine per Ordine Crono

logica ed Alfabetico. Terza edition, con emendazione e giunte. 12mo, half levant mor., gilt tops,

Florence, 1803 Fine portraits (line engravings) of Aldo Manuzio and Paolo Manuzio

inserted. 2516 Astor Library. Alphabetical Index to the, or Catalogue, with

Short Titles, of the books now collected, and of the proposed accessions, etc. 8vo, half morocco, gilt tops, New York, 1851

Scarce. 2517 Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'Amour, aux Femmes, au

Mariage, contenant des titres détaillés de ces ouvrages, les noms des auteurs, un aperçu de leur sujet, leur valeur, et leur prix dans les ventes, l'indication de ceux qui ont été poursuivis ou qui ont subi des condamnations, etc. Second

Edition with Index. 8vo, half mor., gilt tops, Paris, 1864 2518 Bibliophile Illustré. Texte et Gravures, par J. P. Bergean. 8υο,

London, 1862 2519 Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica ; or a Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare

and Rich Collection of Early English Poetry, in the possession of Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Illustrated by occasional extracts and remarks, critical and biographical. 8vo, half calf, uncut, illustrated,

London, 1815 2520 Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors of Great Britain,

with Literary Anecdotes, Memoirs, and Lists of their Publications, etc. 8vo, half calf, gilt,

London, 1816 An important Bibliographical Work, by Wm. Upcott, Librarian to

the London Institution. 2521 BOHN, JOHN. A Catalogue of an extensive collection of English Books, etc., etc. 8vo,

London, 1829 2522 BOSSANGE, HECTOR. La Bibliothéque Française. 16mo, half red levant mor., gilt tops,

Paris, 1855

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2523 British Catalogue of Books. publi hed from 1837 to 1852, con

taining the date of Publication, size, price, publisher's name and edition, compiled by Sampson Low. General alphabet. 8vo, half mor.,

London, 1853 2524 BRUGGEMANN, D. W. View of the English Editions, Translations,

and Illustrations of the Ancient Greek and Latin Authors, with remarks. Thick 8vo, 836 pages, half morocco, by Matthews,

Stettin, 1797 A most useful book. It contains much information to be found in

no other bibliographical work. 2525*BRUNET, JACQUES CHARLES. Manuel du Libraire et de l'amateur

de livres, contenant, lmo, une Nouveau Dictionnaire Bibliographique, etc., etc. ; 2me, une Table en forme de Catalogue Raisonné. Last and best edition. 6 vols. 8vo, half levant mor., gilt tops, by Matthews. India proof portrait of Brunet inserted,

Paris, 1860-5 Very fine copy. 2526 BRYDGES, SIR EGERTON. British Bibliographer (3 vols) with

England's Helion. 4 vols. 8vo, bright calf, gilt, numerous portraits,

London, 1810 Extremely scarce. Very fine copy. 2527 BRYDGES, SIR EGERTON. Restituta ; or Titles, Extracts, and

Characters of old books in English Literature Revived. 4
vols. 8vo, half mor., gilt tops,

London, 1814
Scarce. Fine copy.
2528 BURTON, JOHN Hill. The Book Hunter, etc., with additional
Notes, by Richard Grant White. Cr. 8vo, gilt tops,

New York, 1863 Mr. Grant White has been misrepresented as having edited this book, and even as being responsible for the index, although that is distinctly said in the Preface to be by another hand. He did not even read the proofs, and is responsible for the additional notes only, and these he did not undertake to write until the first four forms had

been struck off. 2529 BURTON, John Hill. The Book Hunter. 2nd edition. Sm. 8vo, half mor., uncut.,

London, 1863

2530 BURY, RICHARD DE. Philobiblon, a Treatise on the Love of

Books, written in 1344, and translated from the first edition 1473, with some collations. 8vo, half morocco, gilt tops,

London, 1832 2531*Catalogue of the American Bible Society, New York, 1855 2532*Catalogue de la Bibliothéque d'une Amateur. 8vo, boards,


Paris, 1819 An uncut copy of this celebrated catalogue, which is often referred to by Bibliographers.

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