A complete set of one of the finest bibliographical undertakings in the last half century. 4to, 21 volumes in 38 (all published to date -- volumes XXII, Indexes, is meant to be forthcoming, however since the passing of Roobin Alston on June 30, 2011 it may never be done); vol. I limited to 1000 copies, the rest limited to 500 copies each, illus. with many facsimile pages throughout, many folding; fine set in orig. blue cloth. Vol. I: English Grammars Written in English and English Grammars written in Latin by Native Speakers; II: Polyglot Dictionaries and Grammars, Treatises on English written for speakers of French, German, Dutch [et al.]; III, part 1: Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English; III, part 2: Punctuation, Concordances, Origin of Language, Theory of Grammar; IV: Spelling Books; V: The English Dictionary; VI: Rhetoric, Style, Elocution; VII: Logic, Philosophy, Epistemology, Universal Language; VIII: Short-Hand; IX: English and Scottish Dialects, Cant and Vulgar English; X: Education and Language Teaching; XI: Place Names and Personal Names; XII, part 1: The French Language: Grammars, Miscellaneous Treatises, Dictionaries; XII, part 2: The Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romansh Languages: Grammars, Dictionaries, Miscellaneous Treatises; XIII: The Germanic Languages; XIV: The Slavonic, Oriental, African, & Other Languages; XV:L Latin (1500-1650); XVI (in 2 parts): Latin (1651-1800); XVII (in 2 parts): Botany, Agriculture, Horticulture; XVIII, part I (in 2 volumes): Zoology, Chemistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine; XVIII, part 2 (in 2 volumes): Law, Art, Architecture, Heraldry; XVIII, part 3 (in 2 volumes): Military and Naval Arts & Sciences; XVIII, part 4 (in 3 volumes): Commerce, Classics, Cookery, Technology, Religion, Recreation, Music; XIX (in 3 parts): Periodical Literature; XX: Materials in Manuscript (in 2 parts); and XXI (in 3 parts): Addenda to Volumes I-XVIII; plus, Additions and Corrections to Vols. I-X, List of Libraries and Cumulative Indexes. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A bibliography of the English language from ...
Publisher: printed for the author, -
Publication Date: 2011
Book Description Printed for the author by E.J. Arnold, Leeds / Ernest Cummins, Brandford etc. 1967-1972., 1967. 11 volumes.. ex-library copy with label on spine and stamps, binding rubbed and bumped, joints of Vol. I partially damaged / broken, Vol. 8 is not the original book but a photocopy (bound in hardcover), Edition limited to 500 copies (Vol. I to 1000 copies), cutting partially a bit stained / dusty, else inside good, text in English, Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 8500 original hardcover (no dust jackets), Seller Inventory # 101982