Antiquae Linguae Britannicae, Nunc vulgo dictae Cambro-Britannicae, a suis Cymraecae vel Cambricae, ab aliis wallicae, et Linguae Latinae, Dictionarium Duplex

[DAVIES John] 1567-1644 (of Mallwyd). WILLIAMS Thomas 1550?-1620?

VG, 1st ed, 1632. In contemporary speckled calf, blind edge tooling, corners bumped. Re-backed, raised bands, gilt tooling, gilt titles to red calf labels, edges worn. Internally, [1], *2-**4, A-P3. Aa-Iii6, device on title, royal coat of arms…

£950 | Published: 1632 | Publisher: R Young, Joan Davies

Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ, nunc vulgo` dictæ Cambro-Britannicæ, a suis Cymraecae vel Cambricae, ab aliis Wallicæ, et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex

[DAVIES John] 1567-1644. WILLIAMS Thomas 1550?-1620?

First edition of an important Welsh dictionary In modern, to style, full boxed calf, blind edge tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt title to maroon morocco label. Internally, not paginated but 199 leaves, (signatures: *1-**4, A-P3, Aa-Iii6, some…

£725 | Published: 1632 | Publisher: Impress. in ædibus R. Young, impensis Joan. Davies

Antiquae Linguae Cambro-Britannicae, Nunc vulgo dictae Cambro-Britannicae,

[DAVIES John] of Mallwyd 1567-1644

First edition of Davies' dictionary, complete. Spine in modern calf, raised bands, over contemporary speckled boxed calf, rubbed at edges, tips repaired. Internally, not paginated, signatures *1-*4, [1]ff Encomiastica, A-P4…

£1600 | Published: 1632 | Publisher: R Young, Joan Davies

The Modern Gazetteer: Or Compendious Geographical Dictionary.

BROOKES R[ichard] (fl. 1721-1763)

2nd ed, Good. In half calf with worn marbled boards, corners & edges bumped & worn. Spine, relaid retaining most of the old, gilt tooling, new gilt title to leather label. Internally, lacks map frontis, (vii), [1], B-4G5, (not paginated), 3 maps…

£50 | Published: 1765 | Publisher: W and W Smith, J Exshaw and T Dyton.

A Topographical Dictionary of the Dominion of Wales;

CARLISLE Nicholas 1771-1847

VG, 1st ed, 1811. In modern half calf, contemporary boards, some gilt tooling, boards marked. Spine, to style, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, half title, [6], [1], (ii-xl), [602pp] but B-4H, occasional short contemporary marginal note,…

£350 | Published: 1811 | Publisher: Nicholas Carlisle

A Topographical Dictionary of the Dominion of Wales;

CARLISLE Nicholas 1771-1847

VG, 1st ed, 1811. In contemporary speckled calf, gilt edge tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, gilt tooling, gilt titles to red & black calf labels. Internally, [4], [1], (ii) only, (ix-xl) odd but complete, B-4H, [not paginated but 602pp,…

£325 | Published: 1811 | Publisher: Nicholas Carlisle

An essay on the ancient and present state of the Welsh language : with particular reference to its dialects ; being the subject proposed by the Cambrian Society for the year 1822

HUGHES John 1776-1843

Dis-bound, [5], (vi-xvi), [1], 2-112 pp, text block edges marbled, printed in Brecon by Priscilla Hughes. First and perhaps only edition, 1823?. At the end are specimens of Welsh verse and English adaptations. NUC records five copies. (208*129 mm).

£100 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Simpkin and Marshall; etc

Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature

JOHNSON Samuel 1709-1784. HAMILTON The Rev. Joseph

In crude, faded maroon morocco, no title, corners & edges bumped & worn. Internally, portrait frontis, [4], 284 pp, 1 pl, no endpapers, ink note to fpd, joints cracked. (140*83 mm). Title continues: To which are added an alphabetical account of…

£50 | Published: 1808 | Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme

Gramatic Oder Unterricht Der Teütsch- Und Welschen Sprach; Gramatica Della Lingua Todesca e Italiana. Gramatica Della Lingua Todesca e Italiana.

KIRCHMAIR Mathias [CHIRCHMAIR Mattia]

Italian German Dictionary.. No dated but c1710, in modern dark calf, to style, some blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, half title, [12], 252 pp, some light water staining, generally 3 columns per page,…

£250 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Durch Jo: Paron Bucchtruckher Epise

Dictionnaire Francais-Breton de Le Gonidec, Enrichi d'additions et d'un Essai sur l'histoire de la langue Bretonne

La VILLEMARQUE Theodore Hersart 1815-1895. Le GONIDEC Jean Francois Marie Maurice Agathe 1775-1838

Rare first edition, 18847, VG. In red quarter morocco over red cloth. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles & tooling, edges worn slightly. Internally, half title, [4], [1], (ii-lxviii), [1], 2-834 pp, [2] appendice, 2 columns per page, some…

£250 | Published: 1847 | Publisher: L. Prud'homme

English Words Derived from the Ancient British or Welsh Language, English words derived from the ancient British or Welsh language : alphabetically arranged; also Original Poems, and select Gleanings.

LEWIS James

Disbound, [5], 6-40 pp, a few spots to tp. VG Evidently the first and only edition. Six pages of vocabulary are followed by twenty three poems, at least seven of them original compositions by Lewis (including 'On Bath Hospital', and elegies for…

£200 | Published: 1828 | Publisher: J.P. Davies

Archaeologia Britannica, Vol. 1. Glossography.

LHUYD Edward 1660-1709

Vol 1 only (all published). In modern quarter calf over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, Theatre vignette to title page, [2], [2] subscribers list, [2], [8] preface, [6] Kimry,…

£925 | Published: 1707 | Publisher: Edward Lhuyd