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14957. Auge, Claude Y Paul, Miguel de Toro Y Gisbert: Nuevo Pequeno Larousse Ilustrado.

Paris VI: Libreria Larousse, 1953. Decimaquinia Edicion. vi + 1520 + 8 pp. 19.5 x 1813 cm. Un diccionario sin ejemplos es un esqueleto. 6,000 Grabados. 200 Cuadros. 70 Mapas. Slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Dw worn, faded, and repaired with cellotape. Previous owner's name neatly written on titlepage. £20.00


15199. Avery, Catherine B., etc, editors: The Mirador Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages.

Chicago: Meredith Corporation, 1972. 192 pp. 27 x 20 cm. Gold-blocked dark-red boards. Slight foxing, and previous owner's name neatly printed on title page, o/w in good condition. £25.00


17601. Berlitz, M. D.: Metodo-Berlitz Para La Ensenanza de Idiomas Modernos Parte Espanola.

New York: M.D. Berlitz, 1916. vii + 217 pp. 20 x 14 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. Small old stain to front board, and occasional pencilled marginalia, otherwise good. £12.00


14958. Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim: Duden Espanol Diccionario por la imagen.

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd, 1963. 2 Edicion corregida. 672 pp + index. 19.5 x 13 cm. Brown-blocked neutral boards. Dw good, apart from one short closed tear. Previous owner's name neatly written on (pictorial) ffep. £30.00


15830. Bloomfield, Leonard: Language.

London: George Allen & Unwin, reprinted 1955. 566 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Gold-blocked navy boards, showing some wear but generally good, in a worn and price-clipped dustwrapper. £10.00


14922. Borrow, George: Romano Lavo-Lil Word-Book of the Romany or, English Gypsy Language.

London: Ward & Lock second edition revised 1914-15. With specimens of Gypsy poetry, and an account of certain gypsies or places inhabited by them, and of various things relating to Gypsy life in England. viii+274pp. hardback, no dustwrapper, some toning to endpapers otherwise good. £12.00


15874. Bruford, Rose: Teaching Mime.

London: Methuen, 1966. Reprinted with corrections. 235 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. A practical textbook. Yellow-blocked neutral boads, in a vg dustwrapper. Former owner's signature on ffep, o/w good. £10.00


18482. Bullinger, Ethelbert W.: A Critical Lexicon and Concordance to the English, and Greek New Testament together with an Index of Greek Words and Several Appendices.

London: Samuel Bagster & Sons, 1957. Eighth edition. 999 + xxxii pp. 24 x 15 cm. Gold-blocked black boards. No dustwrapper. Ffep has been removed. The inner boards are stained where the dw has once been selloptaped to the boards. Please note that the unpacked weight is 2.4 kg. and that overseas shipping will require extra postage. This exceeds Canada's 2 kg limit for printed papers. £12.50


14058. Carney, James and David Greene: Celtic Studies Essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul reprinted 1969. 22.5 by 14.5 cms. x+182 pp. hardback, in a dustwrapper, minor foreedge light spots, a little wear but otherwise good. £10.00


9340. Catineau, P.: Nouveau Dictionnaire de Poche de la Langue Francaise avec la prononciation compose sur la systeme orthographique de Voltaire.

Paris: Chez Lefevre Libraire Cinquieme Edition 1814. xlviii+515 pp. contemporary polished calf, six panelled spine, faded gilt lining, spine worn but restored, otherwise a very bright, clean copy of this dictionary. £35.00


5435. Davidson, B: The Analytical Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon.

London: Samuel Bagster no date 1st ed 1885? 24 by 18 cms. 784 pp, Consisting of an alphabetical arrangement of every word and inflexion contained in the old Testament Scriptures, precisely as they occur in the sacred text, with a grammatical analysis of each word, and lexicographical illustration of the meanings. A complete series of Hebrew and Chaldee paradigms, with grammatical remarks and explanations. Good, with spine professionally restored. Probably the first edition? A heavy item which will require extra postage. £45.00


15779. de Boyer: Dictionnaire Anglois-Francois abrege de Boyer, Tome Seconde.

Paris: Chez La Veuve Richard Libraire An X. (1802). The second volume only of two volumes. viii+663pp. 22.5 x 14 cm. Includes twenty-four pages of marine terms. Bound in contemporary calf, six panelled spine with raised bands, decorative gilt panels and original spine label, wear to spine extremities and some old worm damage in the margins of some pages, otherwise good. £30.00


11422. De La Cadena, M. Velazquez: An Easy Introduction to Spanish Conversation containing all that is neccessary to make a rapid progress in it.

New York: D. Appleton and Company 1868. Particularly designed for persons who have little time to study or are their own instructors. 15.5 by 10 cms. 101 pp. black leather and textured dark green boards, spine with embossed title. Some rubbing and wear to spine but internally tight, owner's signature on ffep. "No hay nada que temer; la lengua Espanola no es dificil. " £12.00


1691. East African Army Education Corps: Kiswahili - A Kiswahili Instruction Book for the East Africa Command.

East African Army Education Corps, 1942. ii + 107pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Foreword by Brigadier Ebsworth. £8.00


17434. F. A. Brockhaus: Brockhaus Picture Dictionary. Novo Michaelis Dicionario Ilustrado Volume1 Ingles-Portugues. Volume 2 Portuges-Ingles.

Sao Paulo: Edicoes Melhoramentos. Wiesbaden: F.A.Brockhaus, 1958. Second edition. 2 volumes. 23 x 16 cm. Volume 1, xxxii + 1123 pp. Volume 2, li + 1320 pp. Volume 1 is English to Portuguese and Volume 2 is Portuguese to English. Illustrated. Gold-blocked blue boards. In very good condition, in worn dustwrappers. These are two heavy volumes which will require extra postage: unpackaged weight 3,800g. £25.00


15885. Ferreira, Jślio Albino: Dictionario Portugues-Ingles.

Porto: Editorial Domingos Barreira, 1952. 745 pp. 22 x 15 cm. Gold-blocked green and terracotta boards, good in a rather worn dustwrapper. This is the volume covering Portuguese to English. Former owner's name on ffep. The book is heavy and may require extra postage. £10.00


18357. Gesenius, H.W.F.: Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures.

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1979. "A Dictionary Numerically Coded to Strong's Exhaustive Concordance with an Exhaustive English Index". Translated by Samuel Prideaux Tregelles. xv + 919 pp. 23.5 x 17.5cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 2,200g. £20.00


15873. Greenbaum, Sidney: The Oxford English Grammar.

Oxford: University Press, 1996. xv+652 pp. 23 x 18.5 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. This is a large and fairly heavy book which may require extra postage. £25.00


4902. Haidari, Mohamed Akbar Khan: "The Munshi" - A Standard Hindustani Grammar (With Exercises and Full Vocabulary) Officially Recommended for Examinations in Urdu

Delhi: Haidari's Oriental Book Depot, 1932 xvi + 256pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. "Ninth Edition Rewritten and Enlarged". In black-blocked red boards. Spine professionally repaired, and new end-papers. £35.00


5103. Hincks, Thomas D: A Greek-English Lexicon.

London: Whittaker & Co. Dublin: J.Cumming 1843 15 by 15 cms, xii+672 pp. professionally recased in a modern black binding , gilt spine title, 2nd edition much enlarged. first published in 1831. Containing all the words that occur in the books used in most schools and collegiate courses. Hincks was Master of the Classical School at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. £30.00


15849. Lowe, C. Egerton: Cyclopaedic Handbook for Elocution & Literary Students With Hints for Elocution Examinees.

London: Joseph Williams, c1955. 129 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Matt card covers, printed dark blue on gray. Previous owner's signature neatly written on title page, and minor wear, otherwise good. £10.00


12896. McLachlan, J. E.: The Shorthand Teacher's Examination How to Prepare for it A Complete Guide for Intending Candidates.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1924. New Era Edition. xii + 120 + 8 pp. 18.5 x 13 cm. Pitman was an industry. Black-blocked orange boards. Good condition. £15.00


15878. Millard, John: Grammar of Elocution.

London: Longmans Green and Co, 1923. Twentieth impression. xxi+216 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Gold-blocked black boards. Previous owner's stamp and signature on ffep, otherwise good. £10.00


11628. Montgomery, Professor Michael and Smyth, Mrs Anne: A Blad O Ulster-Scotch frae Ullans.

Belfast: The Ullans Press, 2003. Ulster Scots Culture, Language and Writing. 229 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Articles from the first eight issues of Ullans the Magazine for Ulster-Scots. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. There is a binder's fault affecting four pages whereby there is a vertical crimp in the paper, not affecting legibility, otherwise very good, almost as new. £10.00


11492. Nugent, Thomas: Nouveau Dictionnaire Portatif des Langues Francoise et Angloise...

Paris: Chez Bossange, Massson & Besson 1797. Two volumes. 13.5 by 13 cms. Vol. I, xii+349. Vol. II, viii+552 pp. In contemporary calf, five panelled spine with raised bands, gilt decorative panels and original labels, boards quite worn and scuffed, spines faded, internally tight, the ffep of vol II has been torn with loss, and pages 380-382 have had a piece of the margin torn off with a little loss. Vol. I has a useful section at the rear, of Naval and Military terms in French and English for the use of officers in general. A charming, if worn survivor of the Franco-British Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. £45.00


16051. O'Reilly, Edward: An Irish-English Dictionary ...to which is annexed a compendious Irish grammar..

Dublin: Printed for the author by A. O'Neil, 1821. Title continues: containing upwards of twenty thousand words that never appeared in any former Irish Lexicon: with copious quotations from the most esteemed ancient and modern writers, to elucidate the meaning of obscure words, and numerous comparisons of the Irish words, with those of similar orthography, sense, or sound, in the Welch and Hebrew languages.... To which is annexed a compendious Irish grammar. A New Edition. (8)+29+iii pp. plus unpaginated lexicon in double column. 27 x 21.5 cm. Recently recased in a textured dark green cloth binding with some gilt lining to the spine, a red and gilt spine label, and new endpapers. The final two pages of the index are missing, otherwise a good to fair copy. £150.00


15888. Ontiveros, Joaquin Rodriguez and Juan Carreras Palet.: Diccionario Textil Panamericano. Espanol-Ingles, Ingles-Espanol

Neuva York: Panamerican Publishing Co., 1949. Primera Edition. vii + 267 + 285 + 259 pp. 20 x 14 cm. Section 2 is illustrated with plates of textile machinery. The first and third sections are the dictionary, Spanish-English and English -Spanish, while section two is the Technologia Elemental de la Industria Textil, by Palet. Gold-blocked black boards, in good condition. £25.00


14080. Philpott, Lieut-Col. D.C.: Hindustani Manual.

Calcutta: Published by the author second edition 1913. xx+242+x pp. hardback, in very good condition. £20.00


13741. Porny, Mr: The Practical French Grammar.

Dublin: Printed by P. Wogan No. 15 L. Ormond Quay 1812. viii+372+4 pp. in a contemporary calf binding but with a modern spine professionally laid down with gilt lining and new spine label. Showing some wear but overall in good condition. £65.00


17469. Redden, James, F. Bongo, and Associates: Lingala Basic Course.

Washington: Foreign Service Institute Department of State, 1963. 293 pp. 26.5 x 20 cm. Thin card covers. The covers have had a clear plastic dustwrapper attached, and the book shows signs of wear from use in the field, but there is no annotation, and the book is perfectly useable. Lingala is spoken in the Congo, along the Congo river, along a 900-mile stretch upstream from the former Leopoldville. £15.00


4486. Robinson, Phillip: Ulster-Scots A Grammar of the Traditional Written and Spoken Language.

Belfast: The Ullans Press, 1997. x + 229 pp. 24 x 15.5 cm. "This work is of outstanding importance and fills, for absolutely the first time, a major gap." Gold-blocked red boards. No dw. In very good condition, almost as new. £23.00


8972. Ryan, P. M.: The New Dictionary of Modern Maori.

Melbourne: Heinemann Publishers 1982 104 pp. softcover, in very good condition. £6.00


12613. Steele, P: Cornellii Schrevelii Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum et Latino-Graecum Studio Atque Opera Joseph Hill, Joannis Entick, Guliemi Bowyer nec non jacobi Smith Adactum.

New York: Stereotyped by Hammon Wallis. Published by Collins and Hannay 1825. 22.5 by 14 cms. 531+122 pp. in contemporary calf with spine having five panels with raised bands, gilt ruling and a contemporary red and gilt lettered spine title. rubbing and wear to boards, internally dusty, some light browning, a fair copy. £35.00


10965. Stitt, J. Carlton: What to Say A Handbook of Travellers' Phrases in English and French.

Liverpool: Turner & Dunnett Paris: Galignani. Twelth edition revised and enlarged 1908. 12.5 by 8.5 cms. 199 pp. dark green covers, hardback, in very good condition. £12.00


14021. Sweet, Henry: The Practical Study of Languages A Guide for Teachers and Learners.

London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1899. xiv+280 pp. 20 x 14 cm. Bookplate of Thomas Rea, Bangor, North Wales, and signature on ffep of Allan Seaton, Belfast poet and artist. Gold-blocked black boards, no dw. Some scattered spotting, otherwise good. £12.00


11232. The Folio Society: Bingo Boys & Poodle Fakers A Curious Compendium of Historical Slang, collected from the best authorities.

London: The Folio Society 2007. 117 pp. illustrated with decorations by Clare Mackay, decorative endpapers. Hardback, in very good condition, almost as new. A very entertaining collection, some of which deserves to come back into use. £8.00


18245. The International Committee for the Study of Celtic Cultures.: Celtic Cultures Newsletter Number 3.

Galway: Celtic Cultures Newsletter, 1985. Project for the Study and Promotion of Celtic Cultures. 45 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. £10.00


18244. The International Committee for the Study of Celtic Cultures.: Celtic Cultures Newsletter Number 4.

Galway: Celtic Cultures Newsletter, 1986. Project for the Study and Promotion of Celtic Cultures. 54 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. £10.00


18230. The International Committee for the Study of Celtic Cultures.: Celtic Cultures Newsletter Number 5.

Galway: Celtic Cultures Newsletter, 1987. Project for the Study and Promotion of Celtic Cultures. 47 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. £10.00


18246. The International Committee for the Study of Celtic Cultures.: Celtic Cultures Newsletter Number 6.

Galway: Celtic Cultures Newsletter, 1990. Project for the Study and Promotion of Celtic Cultures. 93 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. £10.00


12951. The Scots Language Society: Lallans The Journal o Scots airts a letters Nummer 57 Hairst 2000.

Belfast: Ulster-Scots Language Society, 2004 143 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition as new. Articles and poetry in lowland Scots dialect. Interesting for those promoting Ullans the Ulster Scots dialect/language. £10.00


9997. Tooke, John Horne: Epea Pteroenta or the Diversions of Purley.

London: Thomas Tegg A new edition 1829. Volume II only of two vols revised and corrected by Richard Taylor with numerous additions from the copy prepared by the author for republication: to which is annnexed his Letter to John Dunning. 590 pp. full calf binding, small blindstamped border with single gilt line to front and rear boards, five panelled spine with shallow raised band, gilt lining and decorative panels. boards rubbed and rather worn, the top couple of inches of front board splitting, rubbing and loss of gilding to spine, a little foxing to endpapers and title page otherwise tight and good. The 1829 edition is regarded as the best one of this elaborate philological treatise, very influential in the nineteenth century. £75.00


17142. Ulster Folk Museum: Ulster Dialects An Introductory Symposium.

Holywood, County Down: Ulster Folk Museum, 1964. xiii+201 pp. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. Four essays. 10 maps. Glazed card covers. An important study, in good condition. The first publication of the Ulster Folk Museum. £15.00


1007. Willmore, J. Selden.: The Spoken Arabic of Egypt.

London: 1901. xvi + 394 pp. Internally the book is tight and fresh, a new spine and new endpapers have been professionally laid down. "An exhaustive account of the Cairene dialect of modern Egyptian as it is spoken today." £40.00

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