A bibliography of the English language from the invention of printing to the year 1800. A systematic record of writings on English, and on other languages in English, based on the collections of the principal libraries of the world

ALSTON, ROBIN C.

Published by printed for the author, [1965]-, 2011
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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 #

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Title: A bibliography of the English language from ...
Publisher: printed for the author, [1965]-
Publication Date: 2011

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Published by Printed for the author by E.J. Arnold, Leeds / Ernest Cummins, Brandford etc. 1967-1972. (1967)
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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

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