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A Comprehensive Old-English Dictionary
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A Comprehensive Old-English Dictionary

By BORDEN, Arthur R., Jr.

Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1982. Hardcover. Fine. vi, 1606 p. 24 cm. Burgundy cloth hardcover. For those wishing to improve their Old English, this dictionary covers every word from "abboddom" (jurisdiction of an abbott) to "ydworigende" (wandering on the waves). Even a casual reader will be delighted to learn such terms as "forliggang" (adultery, fornication), "grundwiergen" (water-wolf, accursed monster of the deep), and "mordor" (murder).

$200.00

Dr Johnson and Noah Webster: Two Men & Their Dictionaries
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Dr Johnson and Noah Webster: Two Men & Their Dictionaries

By LITTLEJOHN, David.

San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1971. Limited edition of 500 copies. Blue 1/4 cloth hardcover.. No visible wear.. 84 p. 33 cm. Illustrated with a matched pair of original leaves.

$300.00