A French-English dictionary compil'd by Mr. Randle Cotgrave : with another in English and French. Whereunto are newly added the animadversions and supplements, &c. [etcetera] of James Howell ....

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Author

Randle Cotgrave

Title

A French-English dictionary compil'd by Mr. Randle Cotgrave : with another in English and French. Whereunto are newly added the animadversions and supplements, &c. [etcetera] of James Howell ....

Date

1650

Place

London

Publisher

Printed by W.H. for Octavian Pulleyn

Language

English
French

Contributor

James Howell
Robert Sherwood

Note

CONTENT:
In 2 parts, the 2nd part has special t.p.: Dictionaire anglois & françois ... A dictionary English and French ... by Robert Sherwood ... London, printed by Susan Islip, 1650.

IMPRINT:
London : Printed by W.H. for Octavian Pulleyn ..., 1650.

CITATION/REFERENCE:
Wing (2nd ed.) C6375, S3413.

FORMAT:
1 v. ; 31 cm. (fol.)

CONDITION:
Leather over laminated paper board. Book has been rebound in the 19th century. Borders are embossed with a vine pattern that is also on the inside of the boards. Both covers have separated, but the leather on the spine is still well attached.

A bookmark that was once attached to the binding has detached and now rests between 3Z1v and 3Z2r.

The lower third of all pages has mild water damage which does not interfere with the text.

PROVENANCE:
Presented to CRRS by J. Carscallen.

Label on inside front cover “GALLOWAY & PORTER LTD. | NEW & SECOND-HAND BOOKSELLERS|30 SIDNEY STREET CAMBRIDGE|(ENG)

Handwritten on flyleaf: Cecil Mouro 1855 (?)

Handwritten on second flyleaf: $10000

Handwritten in pencil on verso of second flyleaf: Wing – 6375. – [ans ed.] By W.H. for Octavian Pulleyn,| for British Museum; Worcester College; |John Rylands; H.E. Huntington;

On title page there are several hands: In one is written “This Book belongs to Kinnaber July 18th 1777.” In a different hand is written “AlSunan [?] J738.” A third hand has written a note near the title page wood cut.

COLLATION:
2o: a-d4 ($2 -a1, d signed as D2), B-4V4 ($2 -3I2) 4Z2, π2, A-2G4 ($2 +Gg3), χ1(half sheet), 2χ2 Final folio is on heavier paper.

CONTENTS:
a2r - The Epistle Dedicatory To the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain - by James Howell

b1r - The French Grammar

d1v - A Dialogue twixt Sylvander and Clorinan consisting of some extraordinary and difficult criticall Phrases which are meer Gallicismes, and pure Idiomes of the French toung.

d3r - Note on updated orthography – d3

d4r - To the Right Honourable and my very good Lord and Master, Sir William Cecil Knight Lord Burghley, and sonne and heire apparent unto the Earle of Exceter - Randle Cotgrave

d4v - Au favourable Lecteur François – L’oiseau de Tourval, Parisien

B1r - A Dictionarie

4Z4r – Aux Favorables Lecteurs François, Alemans & autres – R.S. de Londres

4Z4v – To the English Reader – Robert Sherwood

A1r – A Dictionary English and French; Compiled for the commoditie of all such as are desirous of both Tongues

2G3 – Adresses bien briesues pour aider aux Estrangers à pronouncer la langue Angloise

2G4v – Fore the ease of the French Student, and the further advantage of his memory, the heads of some species are collected and annexed hereunto

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Call Number

PC2640 .A2 C7 1650

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

Randle Cotgrave, “A French-English dictionary compil'd by Mr. Randle Cotgrave : with another in English and French. Whereunto are newly added the animadversions and supplements, &c. [etcetera] of James Howell ....,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed November 29, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/7696.

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