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Lot 1044: (CAMPBELL, A.). Lexiphanes, a dialogue. Imitated from Lucian, and suited to

Old and Rare Books , Prints, Art & Architecture

by Burgersdijk & Niermans

16 November 2016

2311 RW Leiden, Netherlands

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Description: (CAMPBELL, A.). Lexiphanes, a dialogue. Imitated from Lucian, and suited to the present times. Being an attempt to restore the English tongue to its ancient purity. And to correct as well as expose the affected style, hard words, and absurd phraseology of many late writers, and particularly of our English Lexiphanes, the Rambler. 3rd corr. ed. Lond., R. Faulder & J. Fielding, 1783. xxxix, (1), 185 pp. Cont. cf. w. richly dec. gilt back & red label. (Upper joint split at the top, some minor browning/foxing). Amusing satire on the vocabulary and diction of Samuel Johnson and other contemporary.
Estimated Price: € 100

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