The Way to Things by Words, and to Words by Things

Cleland, John

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Title continues: "Being a Sketch of an Attempt at the Retrieval of the Ancient Celtic or Primitive Language of Europe. to which is added, A Succinct Account of the Sanscort, or Learned Language of the Bramins. Also Two Essays, the One on the Origin of the Musical Waits at Christmas, the other on the Real Secret of the Freemasons."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1766
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    vii, 123 p. 23 cm. Leather spine with marbled paper boards. Some cracks in spine, worn edges, bumped corners, rubbing to boards. Minor foxing. Last page of text mounted on endpaper. Lacks p. iii-vi in "Advertisement." Owner's signature on title page. Rough page edges.

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