14 April 2004
LEECH, John (late 16th-early 17th century). A Booke of Grammar Questions, for the Helpe of Young Schollers, to further them in the understanding of the Accidence, and of Lilies verses, devided into three parts. Now the second time imprinted, corrected, and somewhat enlarged. -- Foure Little Dialogues or Colloquies in Latine, now verbally translated, for the helpe of young Schollers. London: by Thomas Dawson, 1618.
2 parts in one volume, small 8o (143 x 90 mm). Black letter type. Stabbed-and-sewn in wrappers, as issued; brown quarter morocco folding case.
POSSIBLY UNIQUE: THE ONLY RECORDED COPY OF THIS EDITION. The present work is a revision of Leech's 1605 Certaine grammar questions, for the furthering of young scholars to understand the accidence, which itself was similar to his manual printed ca 1590. STC lists only the present copy of this edition. STC 15374.7.
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