MAETZNER [Eduard Adolf ], Prof. (Trans. Clair James Grece). Association Robert Washington Oates.

Title An English Grammar (Volume I.) Methodical, Analytical, and Historical with a treatise on the orthography, prosody, inflections and syntax of the English tongue; with numerous authorities cited in order of historical development. Translated from the German, with the sanction of the author. In three volumes.
Publisher London John Murray
Date 1874
Book ID 37019
First Edition  


Volume one only. A very good, clean and tight copy. Original dark brown cloth, lettered gilt to spine. Backstrip very neatly and unobtrusively relaid with new end-papers. Used; Very Good A contemporary review comments: "This is a stupendously elaborate work, which only the patience of a German professor could have brought to completion. It is an exhaustive treatise, from every conceivable point of view, on the grammar of our language. We cannot but appreciate it as a high national compliment ". From the library of antiquarian Robert Washington Oates (founder of The Oates Memorial Museum and Library at Wakes House, the lifelong home of Gilbert White the naturalist). Robert Washington Oates' bookplate, possibly in facsimile, to paste-down. Printed by Unger Brothers, Berlin.
Price: £40.00

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