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Pike, Samuel:

A COMPENDIOUS HEBREW LEXICON, ADAPTED TO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, AND COMPOSED UPON A NEW COMMODIOUS PLAN; TO WHICH IS ANNEXED A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE CONSTRUCTION AND RATIONALE OF THE HEBREW TONGUE.

Printed for the University, by William Hilliard, Cambridge [MA]: 1802 Original leather boards [scuffed], rebacked [original gilt-lettered leather spine label laid down]. viii, 187 pp. Old bookplate on front pastedown. Old institutional rubberstamp on title page, else a clean text [mild uniform age-toning] and Very Good. The Preface, dated 1766, the year of its printing in London, explains "the plan and use of the Lexicon," evidently the first Hebrew Lexicon printed in America. Monis's Hebrew Grammar was published in America in 1734, and again in 1735; Stephen Sewall's Hebrew Grammar was published in Boston in 1763. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. AI 2899 [4]. Rosenbach 125. 458 NUC 0364085 [7]. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 18037

Price: $250.00

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