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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

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Linguistics.- Minsheu (John) Hegemon eis tas Glossas [graece], id est Ductor in Linguas, The Guide Into Tongues, 2 parts in 1, first edition, title with decorative woodcut border (laid down), woodcut head- & tail-pieces and initials, text in double or quadruple column, rather soiled and browned, some damp-staining causing fraying to margins at beginning and end (some old repairs), tear to V6 (no loss), Cc3 supplied from shorter copy, Yy signature with slight worming to lower margin, contemporary calf with central gilt arms, rebacked with gilt spine, corners repaired, rather worn, [STC 17944], folio, [by William Stansby] for John Browne, 1617.; sold not subject to return

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Linguistics.- Minsheu (John) Hegemon eis tas Glossas [graece], id est Ductor in Linguas, The Guide Into Tongues, 2 parts in 1, first edition, title with decorative woodcut border (laid down), woodcut head- & tail-pieces and initials, text in double or quadruple column, rather soiled and browned, some damp-staining causing fraying to margins at beginning and end (some old repairs), tear to V6 (no loss), Cc3 supplied from shorter copy, Yy signature with slight worming to lower margin, contemporary calf with central gilt arms, rebacked with gilt spine, corners repaired, rather worn, [STC 17944], folio, [by William Stansby] for John Browne, 1617.; sold not subject to return