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GATTEL, Claude-Marie

The New Pocket Dictionary, of the English and Spanish Languages, carefully compiled from the most approved English and Spanish dictionaries;  Nuevo Diccionario Portatil Español é Ingles, compuesto segun los mejores diccionarios que hasta ahora salido a luz en ambas naciones.  2 vols. 

£90

Paris, Bossange, Masson & Besson, 1803.

Description

16mo.  I: English and Spanish, (4) ff., 445 (misnumbered 447) pp.; II: Español é Ingles, (8) ff., 461 pp.  Contemporary half calf.   Short marginal tear repaired in Vol. I, p. 415/6.

A translation of Abbé Gattel's Nouveau Dictionnaire espagnol, first published in Lyons, 1770.   He taught philosophy in Lyons and grammar in Grenoble, and was the translator of the Vita di Sebastiano Giuseppe de Carvalho . . by Francisco Gustá, an unflattering memoir of the Portuguese statesman.

Palau 100651 (lists only Vol. II).

 

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