A Dictionary of the English Language in Which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings. Authorized By the Names of the Writers in Whose Works they are Found. . which is Added A Grammar of the English Language


Published by Printed for W. Strahan; J. And F. Rivington; J. Hinton; T. Davies, et al, London, 1773
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Title: A Dictionary of the English Language in ...

Publisher: Printed for W. Strahan; J. And F. Rivington; J. Hinton; T. Davies, et al, London

Publication Date: 1773

Binding: Half Leather

Book Condition: Very Good.

Edition: The Fifth Edition, Corrected.


2 volumes in one. 21 cm x 13 cm in 4's, unpaginated. Half calf and marbled boards, early rebind with 5 raised bands and one gilt-stamped leather spine label, newish endpapers, two engraved heraldic bookplates to front pastedown, one without lettering, the other of John Eardley Wilmot, Berkswell Hall. (1783-1847), lawyer, politician, colonial administrator and abolitionist, who was created first baronet in 1821, Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) in 1843. Contemporary signature of Robert Stokes, Royal Cottage at foot of title-page, several small but intersting light pencil notes in the margins, very minor occasional soiling to interior, else interior very good and clean. Covers square and clean, a very good copy overall, handsome on the shelf. Size: Stout Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 23286

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