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Author: N. BAILEY Title: An Universal Etymological English Dictionary 2 Volumes!! 1721 and 1737 originals! An universal etymological English dictionary: comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue, either antient or modern, from the antient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, each in their proper characters.
Description: Printed for E. Bell, J. Derby et al, London, 1721. First and Third editions, Hardcover. Good Condition/*. Size: Octavo (standard book size).. Volume I First Edition 1721 . Volume II ,which is a supplementary volume to volume 1, was first published in 1727 and this copy is the third edition published in 1737. Both volumes rebound in recent (20th century) three quarter calf over marbled boards and printed in double columns . Vol I paper browned and foxed . Vol II paper browned but less so than vol. I ( please see images).......Both volumes are unpaginated... [Quotes from Wikipedia :- Bailey's An Universal Etymological English Dictionary, from its publication in 1721, became the most popular English dictionary of the 18th century, and went through nearly thirty editions.[ It was a successor to Kersey's A New English Dictionary (1702), and drew on it....... Samuel Johnson made an interleaved copy the foundation of his own Johnson's Dictionary] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Britain/UK; 18th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 16014.
Keywords: BZDB37 Language & Linguistics; Britain/UK; 18th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Antiquarian & Rare
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