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296 BECK (Cave). The Universal Character, by which all the Nations in the
World may understand one anothers Conceptions, reading out of one
Common Writing their own Mother Tongues Which Character

is so contrived that it may be spoken as well as written . . . 12mo.,
with engraved front., calf
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language. The frontispiece contains four figures which represent the four quarters of
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297 FERGUSON (R.). The River-Names of Europe. Post 8vo., cloth 1862
The Teutonic Name System applied to the Family Names of
France, England and Germany. 8vo., pp. xv and 606; autograph
letter of the author inserted; cloth


Surnames as a Science. Post 8vo., cloth



300 FINLAYSON (J.). Surnames and Sirenames. The Origin and History of certain Family and Historical Names. 8vo., sd.

n. d. With remarks on the ancient right of the Crown to sanction and veto the assumption of names and an historical account of the names Buggey and Bugg. 301 INMAN (Thomas). On the Origin of certain Christian and other names : Deductions as to the Spread of Nations.. by a Comparison of Names. Impl. 8vo., sd. full of Phallus and fallacy

Liverpool, privately printed, 1866 302 KING (W. F. H.). Classical and Foreign Quotations, Law Terms and Maxims, Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases and Expressions in French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Portuguese. Cr. 8vo., cloth 1887 303 ROWLEY (Alexander). . The Schollers Companion, or a little Library, containing all the interpretations of the Hebrew and Greek Bible, by all Authors, first into the Latine. And now (with the English of every Latine word added thereunto) brought into a pocket Book. 12mo., bds. 1648 304 SALVERTE (Eusebius)." History of the Names of Men, Nations, and Places in their connection with the Progress of Civilization. 2 vols., Svo., cloth (pub. 248) 1864 305 [YONGE (C. M.)]. History of Christian Names. 2 vols., cr. 8vo., pp. xviii and 446, xiii and 504; (pub. 21s), cloth 1863 306


the same. New Edition, revised. Cr. 8vo., pp. exliii and 476;


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307 MARCH (F. A.). A Comparative Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language.
8vo., cloth
New York, 1871
308 ANGLIA. Zeitschrift für Englische Philologie; enthaltend Beiträge zur
Geschichte der Englischen Sprache und Literatur; herausgegeben
von R. P. Wülcker und E. Einenkel. Bände I-XVI, 1878-94—
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