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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 117

    A Spelling-Dictionary of the English Language, on a New Plan. London: for J. Newbery, 1760. 32°. Contemporary sheep (slightly worn). Provenance: Capt. Thos. Plumbe, 1761 (signature at head of title). Seventh edition, first published in 1745. cf.Osborne II, p.726 (describing the sixth edition).

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    A Spelling-Dictionary of the English Language, on a New Plan. London: for J. Newbery, 1760. 32°. Contemporary sheep (slightly worn). Provenance: Capt. Thos. Plumbe, 1761 (signature at head of title). Seventh edition, first published in 1745. cf.Osborne II, p.726 (describing the sixth edition).

    MACAULAY, Aulay. Polygraphy or Short-Hand made Easy to the Meanest Capacity. [London], 1747. 12°. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, frontispiece, arms of George II at head of p.I, signed by the author on verso of title (occasional very light discolouration). Contemporary sprinkled sheep, sides and panels of spine ruled in gilt (a little rubbed, foot of spine chipped). Provenance: as above, but dated 1756, on an endpaper; with 2 others. The lot sold not subject to return. (4)


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