Philology, Lexicography, Linguistics from Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts

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Aix-en-Provence: H. Gaudibert, 1829 *** ONLY EDITION; CONTAINING NINETY-EIGHT FABLES IN PROVENCAL (OCCITAN) VERSE glossed in French, together with a verse prologue celebrating La Fontaine and a long introductory essay in French on the Provencal language. The latter was written originally for an etymological dictionary whose publication had been delayed and which was, in fact, never published. ONE OF ONLY… Read more
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Terre Haute (Indiana), 1977 ¶ Semiannual. Very scarce in the market. ||| Collation: 280 x 216 mm irregular. Together three numbers comprising 54 leaves altogether, paginated [1-6], [7-10], and [1-6]. Binding: Self-wrappers. References: LCCN sv 89041287; OCLC 13639946. .
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New York, 1997     ¶ Only edition; presenting fifty-two rare books 1469-1955 generously annotated, in four sections, viz: Philosophy and literature; Religious works; History, geography, & cosmography; School-books and dictionaries. Indexes, pages [85-86]; References cited, [87-90].  (H. P. Kraus, Inc. Catalogue 206.)   ||| Collation: 272 x 200 mm: Fifty leaves, paginated [i-iv] v-x, 1-84 [85-90].  Illustration: Full-page color facsimile (page [ii]), 22 full-page facsimiles, 26 smaller. … Read more
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