The Idioms of the French and English Languages, being equally necessary to the French and other Foreigners Understanding French, to learn English, and the best, if not the only, Help Extant to Attain to the Knowledge of that Tongue. A New Edition, Carefully Revised and Improved.

  • Chambaud, Lewis
  • London: Printed for F. Wingrave 1814


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12mo, pp. 262, [2, ads]. Contemporary sheep, boards dyed black, spine divided by gilt rules, red morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. A touch toned, one leaf with an internal tear touching text without loss. A little rubbed, head of spine defective. Ownership inscription of H. Musgrave to flyleaf dated Oct. 1833.


A rare reprint of Chambaud's phrasebook, aimed at the expatriate French market, and first published in 1751. All editions are institutionally scarce, with this 1814 printing being recorded in Worldcat in the State Library of South Australia only.

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