The Dictionary Collection of Thomas Malin Rodgers

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ALUNNO, FRANCESCO. c.1480-1556.

Le Ricchezze della lingua volgare.... Venice: Sons of Aldus Manutius, 1551. Folio (305 x 210). A-2C8 2D-2E6. Printer's dolphin and anchor device on last page. Large woodcut author portrait on title. Period limp vellum. Closed tear to F2, spine a little dry, front paste-down sprung to reveal Hebrew

Los #: 1046

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[BARLEMENT, NOEL VAN. d.1531.]

Colloquia, et dictionariolum octo linguarum.... Amsterdam: Everard Cloppenburg, 1631. Oblong 12mo (85 x 120 mm). A-2A8 (V gathering misbound after X). Text in 4 columns (covering 8 languages across double-page spreads), Latin and Spanish in roman; French, German, Italian, and Portuguese in italic

Los #: 1051

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CALEPINO, AMBROGIO. 1435-1511.

[Dictionarium.] Calepinus Ad librum. Mos est putidas.... Venice: Peter Liechtenstein, January 3, 1509. Folio (312 x 213 mm). a-y8 z6 A-M6 N-T8. Double column, gothic type. Title within architectural border, historiated initials. Period half-pigskin over wooden boards, remnants of clasps. Minor

Los #: 1059

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ESTIENNE, ROBERT. 1503-1559.

Dictionarium Latinogallicum. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1538. Folio (303 x 200 mm). [a]2 a-z8 A-Z8 2A8 2B4 (-B4 blank). Double column, roman and italic type. Printer's woodcut device on title. Criblé initials. 18th century French sheep, spine gilt in compartments, morocco lettering-piece. Dampstained

Los #: 1070

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ESTIENNE, ROBERT. 1503-1559.

Dictionaire francoislatin, autrement dict les mots Francois, avec les manieres duser diceulx, tournez en Latin. Paris: Robert Estienne, July 27, 1549. Folio (297 x 204 mm). a-2s8 2t10. Double column, italic and roman type. Woodcut printer's device on title, criblé initials (except "A" "Y" and "Z

Los #: 1072

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HABERMANN, JOHANN (JOHANNES AVENARIUS). 1516-1590.

Sefer ha-shorashim [In Hebrew]; hoc est, Liber radicum seu lexicon ebraicum... Wittemberg: Johannes Crato, 1568. Folio (320 x 205 mm). )(6 A-3Z6 4A8 (-4A8 blank?). Woodcut printer's device on title, larger version on colophon; woodcut arms of the dedicatee on title verso. Period half blind-stamped

Los #: 1079

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[SCHINDLER, VALENTIN.]

THORNDIKE, HERBERT. 1598-1672. Epitome lexici Hebraici, Syriaci, Rabinici, et Arabici. Vna cum observationibus circa linguam hebream et Grecam authore harbeto Thornedicke Cantabrigiensi. London: Gulielmi Jones, 1635. Folio (345 x 205 mm). [pi]1 A-Ll4 Mm6 Nn4. Double column. Text in Latin and Hebrew

Los #: 1110

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WEBSTER, NOAH. 1758-1843.

Autograph Manuscript, 1 p, 4to, n.p'. [before 1828], from Webster's An American Dictionary, slight browning to edges, a few tiny chips and miniscule tear to one edge, faint white ovular mark at right margin. Provenance: Harriet Webster Fowler Lyman (grand-daughter of Webster); Mary Elihu Lyman

Los #: 1172

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CUNEIFORM LEXICAL TABLET.

A Babylonian clay inscription fragment, Middle Babylonian, Syria circa 1600-1500 B.C., part of a lexical text giving a list of fish. Approx 95 x 102 mm of inscribed surface area and 30 mm thick. Custom velvet-lined clamshell box. Provenance: purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. in September, 1992

Los #: 1001

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COPTIC-GREEK WORD BOOK AND GLOSSARY.

Manuscript on vellum, 10 leaves recto and verso (of which the final three are blank) being a single quire, 16mo (approx 68 x 63 mm), [Egypt, 6th or 7th century], in small Greek-Coptic uncial letters. On the verso of the first leaf there is an elaborate cruciform full-page strapwork ornament; text is

Los #: 1002

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BALBI, GIOVANNI. ?-c.1298.

Latin manuscript on paper, Catholicon. [Northeast Italy, c.1400.] 247 leaves recto and verso (lacking text at end, else complete), 60 lines, double column, dark brown ink in small gothic bookhands (several scribes), written space 270 x 178 mm, ruled in plummet and in blind, DECORATED INITIALS

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BARTHOLOMAEUS ANGLICUS. c.1203-1272.

Anglo-Norman manuscript on vellum, "Le livre des region et des provins dont la Bible" [De Proprietatibus rerum xv]; "Le tretiz de set mortens pechez"; "Les dis commandemens"; "Les xii articles de la fei"; "Les vii sacremens de sainte eglise"; and "La passion." [England, c.1260.] 32 leaves recto and

Los #: 1004

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MARCHESINUS, JOANNES. Late 13th/early 14th c.

Illuminated Latin manuscript on vellum, Mammotrectus. [Italy, early 14th century.] 188 leaves, 33-40 lines per page, in brown ink in a small cursive bookhand, index at end in double columns, written space 108 x 74 mm, headings and running titles in red, capitals touched in red, lemmata underlined in

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PAPIAS THE GRAMMARIAN. fl.1040s-1060s.

Latin manuscript on vellum, Elementarium doctrinae rudimentum. [Northeast Italy, late 13th century.] 139 leaves recto and verso (only, of 140?), folio, 60 lines, brown ink, gothic bookhand, written space 260 x 170 mm, rubricated with capital strokes and shoulder notes in red, numerous two- or

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REPETORIUM JURIS.

Latin manuscript on paper, [Repertorium juris], incipit "A Ista diction denotat separationem ut notatur...." [Southern Low Countries, 1450s/1460s.] 270 leaves recto and verso (including final blank), complete, double column, 46 lines, brown ink, gothic bookhand with some cursive features, written

Los #: 1007

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LEAVES— ENGLISH.

LANGTON, STEPHEN. c.1150-1228. Latin manuscript on vellum, from Langton's Interpretation of Hebrew Names. [England, early 13th century.] 1 leaf, recto and verso, 3 columns of 60 lines, black ink, 291 x 186 mm, four 2 to 3 line red or blue initials "A," each entry beginning with a calligraphic "A" in

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LEAVES— ENGLISH.

[JEROME, SAINT.] Latin manuscript on vellum, from the the Interpretationes Nominum Hebraicorum. [England, early 13th century.] 2 conjoined leaves, 2 columns of 31 lines, brown ink, 203 x 154 mm, rubricated. Soiled, dampstain, few wormoles, 16th century annotations. The "Interpretations of Biblical

Los #: 1009

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LEAVES— ETYMOLOGIAE.

ISIDORE OF SEVILLE. c.560-636. Latin manuscript on vellum, from Isidore's Etymologiae. [France, second half of 12th century.] 2 leaves recto and verso, 2 columns of 39 lines, early gothic script, brown ink, 320 x 225 mm), headings and initials in red, lightly ruled with plummet. Few period

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LEAVES— HEBREW.

IBN JANAH, JONAH. c.990-c.1050. 1. Hebrew manuscript on vellum, from Kitab al-Tanqih [Hebrew grammar and dictionary]. [Spain, 14th century.] 2 leaves recto and verso, 2 columns of 36 lines, Hebrew script, brown ink, 311 x 209 mm each, headings in red. One column of each leaf shaved, some staining

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LEAVES—INHABITED INITIAL.

Latin and German manuscript on paper, from Vocabularius ex quo. [Germany, mid-15th century.] 2 leaves, recto and verso, 36 lines in German cursive gothic script, brown ink, approx 83 x 120 mm each, capital strokes in red, large (68 x 72 mm) intial "T" in red and green with yellow penwork

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AL-AKHTARI. MUSTAFA IBN SHAMS AL-DIN 'ALI AL-QARISARI. 16th cent.

Arabic manuscript on paper, Lughat-i Akhtari-yi Kabir. [Ottoman Empire, 18th century?] 284 leaves recto and verso, tall 4to, 35 lines of black naskhi script, rubricated headings, first 2 pp ruled in gilt, first page with headpiece of gold, blue, red, white and green. Modern morocco preserving

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FAIRUZABADI. 1329-1414.

Arabic manuscript on polished paper, Al-Qamus al-Muhit wa al-Qabus al-Wasit. [Ottoman Turkey, first half of 16th century.] 758 leaves recto and verso, folio, 31 lines of black naskhi script with principal words in larger red or black, text blocks outlined in blue and gilt rule, floral headpiece of

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FAIRUZABADI. 1329–1414.

Arabic manuscript on paper, Al-Qamus Al-Muhit. [Probably Anatolia, 18th century.] 610 leaves recto and verso, tall 4to, 31 lines of black nasta'liq script with some red, blue and gold; text blocks outlined in blue and gilt rule, floral headpiece of gold, blue, red, white, black, orange and pink

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FAKHR-AD-DIN HASAN JAMAL-AD-DIN HUSAIN INJU. ?-c.1630.

Persian manuscript on paper, Farhang Jahangiri. [India, late 18th or 19th century.] 550 leaves recto and verso, tall 8vo, 21 lines of black nasta'liq script with principal words in red. 19th century half morocco and marbled boards. Incomplete at end, scattered repairs, a marginal dampstain, leaves

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MUHAMMAD IBN 'ABD AL-KHALIQ IBN MA'RUF.

Persian manuscript on polished paper, Kanz al-lughat. Dated 1239 (1823 C.E.). 230 leaves recto and verso, tall 4to, each page with 28 lines of black nasta'liq script, principal words in red, text blocks outlined in double gilt rule, first 2 pp ruled in blue and gold and with wide gold and polychrome

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MUTARRIZI, ABD AL-SAYYID BEN. 1144-1213/14 C.E.

Arabic manuscript dictionary of rare legal terms, Al-Mughrib fi tartib al-mu'rib. [Probably Anatolia, Syria or Iraq]: dated A.H. 642 (1244/45 C.E.) 351 leaves recto and verso, 4to, 16 lines of brown nakshi script with principal words in red, shoulder notes and marginalia in red and brown, scribed by

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TURKISH-ARABIC.

Turkish and Arabic manuscript dictionary on polished paper. [Ottoman Empire]: 28 Jumada al-Awwal 1201 [1786/87 C.E.]. 146 leaves recto and verso, 8vo, 21 lines of black nakshi and divani scripts with principal words in red, text blocks outlines in gilt and black rule, scribed by Abdul-Rahman. Period

Los #: 1019

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[BALBI, GIOVANNI. ?-c.1298.

Catholicon. Mainz: 1460 but c.1469.] Folio (366 x 284 mm). TWO SINGLE LEAVES FROM THE DICTIONARY SECTION: from the letter A (aliquis-altare) and the letter R (recinum-regno). In two columns, initials and paragraphs marks in red. First leaf with a stain to lower margin, minor edge-wear to both (more

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BALBI, GIOVANNI. ?-c.1298.

Catholicon. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, November 20, 1495. Folio (324 x 206 mm). 312 leaves: a-z8 [1-3]8 A-N8. Index on verso of title. Double columns, gothic type. Woodcut initials, printer's device at end. Modern boards. Some worming, mostly marginal and small, but affecting

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BARTHOLOMAEUS ANGLICUS. c.1203-1272.

De proprietatibus rerum. [Basel: Berthold Ruppel, c.1470 or 1480.] Folio (400 x 284 mm). 219 leaves (of 220, lacking initial blank, unsigned). Modern quarter pigskin to style over old plain wooden boards, old brass clasps. About 20 leaves with a short wormtrail to gutter margins affecting a few

Los #: 1022

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Datum: 04.12.2012