A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew
B. E. (Gent.)
Title continues: " In its several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggers, Thieves, Cheats, &c. with an Addition of some Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Useful for all sorts of People, (especially Foreigners) to secure their Money and preserve their Lives; besides very Diverting and Entertaining, being wholly New." Defines terms from Abram-cove to Zuobe with interesting words and phrases like Drop-in-his-eye, French Gout, Leaden Pate, and Rup in between. "Diverting and Entertaining" to this very day.
Publisher: W. Hawes, P. Gilbourne, and W. Davis
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Place Published: London
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Facsimile of 1690 edition. Unpaginated. 21 cm. Parchment spine with grey paper boards and printed label reading 1690. Soiling to outside. Pages clean.