Title: The Saxon and English Languages Reciprocally Illustrative of Each Other
Author: Henshall, Samuel
Publisher: Printed for the Author
Year published: 1798
Place of Publication: London
Book Condition: Good
Size: Small 4to
Notes: The Saxon and English Languages Reciprocally Illustrative or Each Other; the Impracticability of Acquiring an Accurate Knowledge of Saxon Literature, Through the Medium of Latin Phraseology, Exemplified in the Errors of Hickes, Wilkins, Gibson, and Other Scholars, and a New Mode Suggested of Radically Studying the Saxon and English Languages, by Samuel Henshall (London: printed for the author, 1798), pp. iv, 60. Small 4to. Ex library, with usual markings. Quarter grey leather binding with gilt titling on spine. Marbled paper on outer boards. The binding is bumped and chipped, a part of the leather on the heel of the spine is missing, and there is evidence of tape being used in attempt to repair it. Foxing to opening pages, the rest of which are clean. The binding remains sturdy.