Archæologia Britannica, ... Glossography. Giving Some Account Additional to What Has Been Hitherto Publish'd, of the Languages, Histories and Customs of the Original Inhabitants of Great Britain

By: Lhuyd, Edward

Price: $600.00

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Book Condition: Good


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 472 pages; 1707 Edward Lhuyd, Printed At the Theater for the Author; Oxford. Folio in contemporary paneled leather. Vol I (all published). Uneven pagination in several respects. [20], 312; I - iv; pp - then unnumbered : A- Ii2. Index at rear; list of subscribers at front. Contents complete. Boards detached and present; leather over spine darkened and dry with some flaking and chipping. Front blank is loose and laid in - with note at top edge "Sold at Mr. Bridge's sale..." Engraved vignette of the Theater on the title page; engraved headpiece and historiated initial on the dedication page. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Breadalbane (presumably John Campbell) to the front pastedown. An important and pioneering linguistic work on the variety of early languages in Britain. Text in three columns. Some mild toning and occasional spotting. A rebacking restoration conserving the original boards is recommended. Good thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.

Title: Archæologia Britannica, ... Glossography. Giving Some Account Additional to What Has Been Hitherto Publish'd, of the Languages, Histories and Customs of the Original Inhabitants of Great Britain

Author Name: Lhuyd, Edward

Categories: England, Language and Linguistics, Antiquarian Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford, Edward Lhuyd, Printed At the Theater for the Author: 1707

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 38114