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16 February 2001
GIRARD, L' Abbe. Les Vrais Principes de la Langue Françoise: ou la Parole reduite en methode, conformement aux lois de l' usage: en six discours, Paris: Le Breton, petit-fils d' Houry, 1747. 8° (first 4 leaves very lightly browned), contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments with tan morocco lettering-piece (rubbed), bookplate (1).
With 18 other books including Giusto Fontanini's Della Eloquenza Italiana ... Impressione Terza (Rome, 1726), Philibert-Joseph le Roux's Dictionnaire Comique, Satyrique, Critique, Burlesque, Libre et Proverbial ... nouvelle édition (Amsterdam, 1750), James Burnet Lord Monboddo's Antient Metaphysics: or, the Science and Universals. With an Appendix, containing an examination of the Principles of Sir Isaac's Newton's Philosophy (Edinburgh, 1779-84, 3 vols.) and William Pryce's A Cornish Grammar ([Sherborne, 1790], lacking title). (19)
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