Useful Tool For Dealing With Nineteenth-Century German Legal Documents Heinsius, [Otto Friedrich] Theodor [1770-1849]. Der Deutsche Rathgeber, Oder Noth- und Hulfs-Worterbuch der Deutschen Sprache, zum Nachschlagen in Zweifelhaften Grammatischen Fallen. Rechtschreibung und Wortsugung in Allan Zweifelshaften Fallen. Leipzig: In Commission bei A.G. Liebeskind, 1817. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary marbled boards, calf lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, considerable rubbing to head of spine, front hinge just starting near head. Toning, light browning in some places. Small early owner stamp (of M. Mortensen) to head of title page, internally clean. $100. * Third edition, enlarged and corrected. Der Deutsche Rathgeber was a standard reference for lawyers, bureaucrats and other professionals. Both a style manual and dictionary, it is a useful resource when dealing with nineteenth-century German texts. Heinsius, a professor at the Berlin Gymnasium, wrote several books on German grammar and literature. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 11:1108.
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