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Author Name    Ben Jonson

Title   The English Grammar Made by Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observation of the English Language Now Spoken and in Use. With a Prefatory Note by Strickland Gibson M.A., Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Used: Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Publisher   London: Lanston Monotype Corporation Ltd., 1928

Seller ID   KSF11113-39

16mo. 6 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches. 93 pp. 5 type specimens, 1 large type specimen mounted at rear (12 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches); text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped cream paper, cover extensions at fore-edge, printed spine, glassine dust jacket; binding square and tight, toned, dust jacket toned, chipped at spine. Housed in marbled-paper slipcase with shelf wear and toning. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. This edition, prefaced by British librarian and bibliographer Strickland Gibson (1877-1958), compares the first two editions of Ben Jonson's Grammar. "In view of the confusion which has hitherto prevailed with regard to the text of the Grammar, it was thought that a verbatim reprint (omitting the Latin notes) of the 1640 edition, with the variant readings of the 1692 edition would have a definite value to scholars." Prefatory note.

The English Grammar, Ben Jonson, Strickland Gibson,, muir dawson, Fine Printing

Price = 100.00 USD



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