The Student and Traveller’s Guide to French Conversation: Consisting of Familiar Phrases and Dialogues on Every Topic which can be Useful or Interesting; Together with Comparative Tables of the Coins, Weights, and Measures of France and England; And Models of Letters, Notes and Cards. The Third Edition.

  • De Fivas, M. and M. Roux
  • London: Cowie, Loe and Co. 1827


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12mo, pp. xi, [i], 207, [1, ads]. Original half maroon roan, marbled boards, spine lettered direct in gilt. Paper a touch toned. Rubbed, some wear to extremities, one gathering bound slightly proud.


A scarce pocket phrasebook, with a London imprint but printed in Edinburgh by Duncan Stevenson. No copies of a first edition are recorded anywhere, the second edition is NLS only, per Library Hub and Worldcat, and Library Hub records this third edition in the BL only, with Worldcat adding The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Australia.

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