Place Published: London & [Amsterdam]
Publisher: printed for Benj. Tooke ; printed by Alexander Lintman
Date Published: 1681 &1691
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
A RARE AND ULTRA RARE BOOKS IN ONE VOLUME
This volume is a bound-with 2 first edition volumes in 1. Full leather, probably pigskin and soiled, more so on spine and edges. 4 x 6 inches. ;
First book; Directions for the Latine tongue by the translator of Religio medici. [John Merryweather]
1681. First edition. London : printed for Benj. Tooke, at the Ship in St. Pauls Church-Yard
, 48p. (English text)
Latin language. Instruction and study. This book has an association with Sir Thomas Browne, the author of Religio medici (1642).
Reference: Wing M1877A
Rare, copies found at The Huntington Library and University of Toronto.
Refs: Alston XVI.443 ; Wing M1877a
bound with ;
Second book; Janua lingu italic brevissima by Dominico 1691 Anthonio de Christiano, Alexander Jansz Lintman, [c1637-1718] printer. 30p. not numbered. First edition, Amsterdam. An instruction / translation book of Latin-Dutch sentences and phrases. The book appears to be unique - not in Worldcat or the union catalog in the Netherlands.
Alexander Lintman was active printer between 1664 and 1699, but this book is not recorded. Ultra rare, no copy found.
Provenance: W. (Walter) H. Millen (1884-19xx) Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa collector.