BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARIES OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE THOREAU FAMILY, 1776-1869
Boyer, Abel (1667-1729). Boyer’s French dictionary; comprising all the additions and improvements of the latest Paris and London editions, with a very large number of useful words and phrases, now first selected from the modern dictionaries of Boiste, Wailly, Catineau, and others; with the pronunciation of each word, according to the dictionary of the Abbé Tardy : to which are prefixed, rules for the pronunciation of French vowels, diphthongs, and final consonants, chiefly collected from the prosody of the Abbé d’Oliver, with a table of French verbs, &c. … (Boston: T. Bedlington, and Bradford & Peaslee, 1827). 530, 250 pages. (Second sequence of pagination has separate t.p.: An English-French dictionary, designed as a second part to the Boston edition of Boyer’s French dictionary, with Tardy’s pronunciation.)
Presented by Sophia E. Thoreau, 1874. Bound in sheepskin; red spine label. Accession no. 10440.
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