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A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century. [2 volume set].  Halliwell, James Orchard.
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Halliwell, James Orchard.
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Anci...
Publisher: John Russell Smith,
Date of publication: 1878
£75.00
NINTH EDITION. Complete in two volumes. Octavo, pp Volume I xxxvi, 480; Volume II [4], 481-960, 32 Publisher’s catalogue. Maroon cloth with paper title labels to spine; deep cream endpapers. Spine...
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A Glossary of Provincial Words and Phrases in Use in Wiltshire.  Akerman, John Yonge.
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Akerman, John Yonge.
A Glossary of Provincial Words and Phrases in Use in Wiltshire.
Publisher: John Russell Smith,
Date of publication: 1842
£30.00
FIRST EDITION. Small octavo, pp ix, [1], 60. Original diced brown cloth with printed paper title label to upper board. Very light creasing to spine and edges lightly rubbed. Ownership inscription ...
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A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Cumberland.  Dickinson, William.
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Dickinson, William.
A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Cumberland.
Publisher: Callander & Dixon and John Russell Smith,
Date of publication: 1859
£50.00
FIRST EDITION. Small octavo, pp xii, [4], 138, [2] Appendix. Addenda slip bound-in to rear. Original diced green cloth with floral decoration in blind to boards and printed paper title label to upp...
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A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Furness (North Lancashire).  Morris, J. P.
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Morris, J. P.
A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Furness (North Lancashire).
Publisher: J Russell and Geo. Coward,
Date of publication: 1869
£45.00
FIRST EDITION. Small octavo, pp xvi, 114, [6] publisher’s catalogue. Original purple pebbled flexible cloth, with border in blind and printed blue paper title label to upper board. Brown endpapers....
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A Glossary or Collection of Words, Phrases, Place Names, Superstitions, &c., current in East Lincolnshire.  Good, Jabez.
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Good, Jabez.
A Glossary or Collection of Words, Phrases, Place Names, Superstitions, &c., curre...
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Date of publication: 1900
£25.00
FIRST EDITION. No publication details stated other than date. 16mo, pp 144. Photographic portrait of the Author with facsimile signature below. Original pale green stiff paper-covered boards with t...
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A Rhetorical Grammar, 1785  Walker, John
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Walker, John
A Rhetorical Grammar, 1785
Publisher: Scolar Press,
Date of publication: 1971
£30.00
FACSIMILE of the original 1785 edition. Octavo. 348 pp. Book Condition: Very Good. Blue hardcover with gilt titles to spine and gilt-stamped Scolar Press mongram to upper board. Spine sunned otherw...
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An Attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire.  Wilbraham, Roger.
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Wilbraham, Roger.
An Attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire.
Publisher: printed for T Rodd,
Date of publication: 1826
£50.00
SECOND EDITION (with considerable additions). Small octavo, pp [2], 117. Publisher’s blue paper-covered boards with brown paper spine. Spine rubbed with small loss head/tail and along lower joint,...
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Empires of the Word.  Ostler, Nicholas.
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Ostler, Nicholas.
Empires of the Word.
Publisher: Folio Society,
Date of publication: 2010
£35.00
FIRST THUS. Octavo, pp xxix, [1], 614. Colour plates including frontispiece, plus maps and figures in text. Black cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt text design to upper board; teg. Housed i...
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Grammatical Commentaries  Johnson, Richard
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Johnson, Richard
Grammatical Commentaries
Publisher: Scolar Press,
Date of publication: 1969
£40.00
FACSIMILE reprint of 1706 original. Octavo. 408 pp,28 (index etc); fold-out table. Book Condition: Very Good. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt-stamped Scolar Press monogram to upper ...
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Leeds Dialect Glossary and Lore.  Wilkinson, John H.
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Wilkinson, John H.
Leeds Dialect Glossary and Lore.
Publisher: The Author,
Date of publication: 1924
£38.00
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp xxi,[1], 234. Erratum slip tipped-in to rear. Leather-effect brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and decoration in black to spine and boards. Spine tips and corners lig...
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The Hallamshire Glossary.  Hunter, Rev Joseph.
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Hunter, Rev Joseph.
The Hallamshire Glossary.
Publisher: William Pickering,
Date of publication: 1829
£40.00
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp xxviii, 164. Dolphin and anchor motif to title page. Blue cloth with printed paper title label to spine. Cover cloth surface scuffed with bruised corners and edges; spine...
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THE ROXBURGHSHIRE WORD-BOOK  Watson, George
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Watson, George
THE ROXBURGHSHIRE WORD-BOOK
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,
Date of publication: 1923
£35.00
Octavo. Viii, 344 pp. Book Condition: Very Good. Dark red cloth with gilt titles. Corners bumped and head of spine creased; small damp stain to top edge of lower board with associated stain to rear...
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