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Language.- Dyer (G.) A Restoration of the Ancient Modes of Bestowing Names on the Rivers, hills, vallies, plains, and settlements of Britain, first edition, Exeter, for G. Dyer, 1805 § § Grose (Francis) A Provincial Glossary, with a Collection of Local Proverbs and Popular Superstitions, 1811 § Barclay (Rev. James) A Complete and Universal Dictionary, engraved 1819; and a small quantity of others 19th century works on languages and dictionaries, including Jamieson on the Scottish language and works on slang, v.s. (Sm.Qty.)

 

 

 

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Language.- Dyer (G.) A Restoration of the Ancient Modes of Bestowing Names on the Rivers, hills, vallies, plains, and settlements of Britain, first edition, contemporary polished armorial calf, gilt, rebacked, preserving original backstrip, Exeter, for G. Dyer, 1805 § Grose (Francis) A Provincial Glossary, with a Collection of Local Proverbs and Popular Superstitions, new edition, occasional spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, 1811 § Barclay (Rev. James) A Complete and Universal Dictionary, engraved frontispiece and plates, water-stained, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, 1819; and a small quantity of others 19th century works on languages and dictionaries, v.s. (Sm.Qty.)

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Language.- Dyer (G.) A Restoration of the Ancient Modes of Bestowing Names on the Rivers, hills, vallies, plains, and settlements of Britain, first edition, contemporary polished armorial calf, gilt, rebacked, preserving original backstrip, Exeter, for G. Dyer, 1805 § Grose (Francis) A Provincial Glossary, with a Collection of Local Proverbs and Popular Superstitions, new edition, occasional spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, 1811 § Barclay (Rev. James) A Complete and Universal Dictionary, engraved frontispiece and plates, water-stained, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, 1819; and a small quantity of others 19th century works on languages and dictionaries, v.s. (Sm.Qty.)

Lot 9

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