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The Austrian National Library has scanned a bunch of Bolak/Langue Bleue
books (listed under "Bollack, Léon"):
http://www.onb.ac.at/sammlungen/plansprachen/fruehdrucke.htm
-Jeff


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 5:27 PM, Paul Bartlett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:01:25 -0500, Bill Chapman <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>  And those same aficionados might wish to know that the an original French
>> copy of La Langue Bleue - Bolak Langue Internationale Pratique,1900 is
>> currently on eBay at:
>>
>> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RARE-LA-LANGUE-BLEUE-BOLAK-
>> LANGUE-INTERNATIONALE-PRATIQUE-1900-/360841235486?
>> pt=FR_GW_Livres_BD_Revues_LivresAnciens&hash=item5403d04c1e
>>
>
> Yes, but at a quick glance, the asking price seems to be €100 !!!!! That
> is a little out of my budget. :D The online catalog of the Library of
> Congress lists a copy, but the last time I checked, it was not available.
> (However, there are errors in the online catalog, and I could do some more
> searching.) Also, there might be digital copies available somewhere online.
>
>  [...]
>>
>
>  By the way, I thionk that Professor Tiscxh(l)er did not exist. He was, I
>> believe Bolak himself - who had spent time in his youth in London. Sadly,
>> he over-estimated his mastery of English.
>>
>
> Possible, of course. I have not (yet, anyway) read the Tischer text in
> depth, so I have not examined the quality of the English.
>
> --
> Paul Bartlett
>