The French Scholar's Guide: Or, An easy help for translating French into English


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Title continues: "Containing 1. Select Fables. 2 Diverting Tales. 3. Witty Repartees. 4. Rarities of different Countries. 5. Familiar Letters. 6 Moral Sentences. 7 Bills, Receipts, and other Forms of Business, &c. With an Index in alphabetical Order, of all the Words contained in the Book, their proper Signification in English, and their Grammatical Derivation. Designed for the Use of Schools, as well as private Learners; very useful to Foreigners who understand French, and wish to learn English; and also very assisting to the Mistresses of French Boarding-Schools, &c. who, if they understand but little of Grammar or English, may, by the Index, easily correct their Scholar's Translations."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed by Assignment from the Executor of G. Keith, for J. Johnson
  • Edition: Twelfth Edition
  • Date Published: 1799
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xxviii, 323 p. + 4 p. of publisher's ads. 18 cm. Full leather. Edges and corners worn, some scuffs to boards, spine head chipped. A little label residue and owner's signature on front pastedown and another faint signature on rear pastedown. Pages 63-70 are loosening.

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