Two volume set of a portable Italian-French, French-Italian Dictionary, Paris 1822


Barberi: Dictionnaire Portatif Français – Italien et Italien – Francçais. J P Aillud, Quai Voltaire [Paris]. 2 volumes small 8vo [11 x 14cm]. Full vellum with gilt rules and centre decoration to spines with red title labels.Volme 2 has an Italian title page. Vol 1: 499pp & Vol 2: 683pp. Bindings a little soiled, contents very clean with contemporary ownership signature of E S Percy to each half title, one dated 1830. This type of pocket dictionary was popular with the grand tourist in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

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