The elements of Anglo-Saxon grammar, with copious notes, illustrating the structure of the Saxon and the formation of the English language. JOSEPH BOSWORTH, Rev.
The elements of Anglo-Saxon grammar, with copious notes, illustrating the structure of the Saxon and the formation of the English language...
The elements of Anglo-Saxon grammar, with copious notes, illustrating the structure of the Saxon and the formation of the English language...

The elements of Anglo-Saxon grammar, with copious notes, illustrating the structure of the Saxon and the formation of the English language...

London: Hardin, Mavor, and Lepard, 1823. First edition of "the earliest work of its kind in the English language," 8vo, pp. [4], xlvii, [1], 332; engraved facsimile frontis slightly offset onto title-page, else a very good, handsome copy in 20th century half brown calf over marbled boards, black morocco label on spine. "Although this grammar showed no more scientific knowledge of the structure of the language than did the works of Hickes and Lye, from which it was compiled, it rendered important service in awakening amongst Englishmen an interest in their earliest form of their native tongue." (DNB). Item #34057

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