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DELETANVILLE, Thomas (fl. 1757--1783)
[New French dictionary. 1779]
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. The second edition, carefully corrected and much improved. ... To which is prefixed, a French grammar shewing how to form the regular parts of speech. By Thomas Deletanville.
London: printed for J. Nourse, bookseller to His Majesty, 1779.
2 pts ; [c. 1060] p.; 21.3 cm. (8º)

First published in 1771 (q.v.). In two parts, the second part ([620] pp.) having a half-title, title-page and separate register. Unpaginated after prelims. Text in three columns. With a final leaf of advertisements for books for the use of schools printed for J. Nourse, the first two items being other works by Deletanville. ESTC t231496; Alston XII.730.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 5s., 23 June 1808. (Spiers Box). With Boone's pencil codes on front pastedown. Inscription in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane Archt.

Binding C18th sheep, rebacked in C19th gilt double-ruled calf, red morocco spine-label.

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