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DELETANVILLE, Thomas (fl 1757--1783)
[New French dictionary. 1771]
A new French dictionary, in two parts: the first, French and English; the second, English and French: containing, I. Several hundred words not to be found in any of the dictionaries hitherto published: II. The various meanings of words, often explained by French or English sentences: III. The genders of nouns, adjectives, and pronouns, and the conjugations of verbs: IV. The irregularities of the parts of speech: ... To which is prefixed, a French grammar, shewing how to form the regular parts of speech. By Thomas Deletanville.
London: printed for J. Nourse and P. Vaillant, 1771.
xx, [1060] p. ; 20.8 cm. (8º)

In two parts, the second part ([620] pp.) having a half-title, title-page and separate register. Unpaginated after prelims. Text in three columns. Thomas Deletanville was a tutor of French and Latin and the author of A new set of exercises upon the various parts of French speech (2nd ed. 1769, q.v.) and other French textbooks. ESTC t186429; Alston XII.729.

Copy Notes Bound in two volumes. Bought from Thomas Boone for 6s., 3 October 1808. (Spiers Box). With Boone's inscription in pencil on vol. I front free-endpaper 2 Vols. s6-.

Binding C18th calf, gilt-ruled spines, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 1240


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