Robert Ainsworth's Dictionary, English and Latin

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Robert Ainsworth's Dictionary, English and Latin

AINSWORTH, Robert; MORELL, Thomas

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Title continues: "A New Edition, with Great Additions and Amendments. Particularly A large and copious Index of such Words as occur in Stephens and Ainsworth, of an obsolete, unclassical, doubtful, or modern Character, with the proper and genuine Word frequently annexed: Also Another Index of the same Kind, from Vossius, Calepin, Cooper, Littleton, and Others. To which are subjoined, A Third, of the more common Latin Words in our Ancient Laws. The Notes of Abbreviations used in Latin Authors and Inscriptions. And a General Chronology of eminent Persons and memorable Things." The first edition appeared in 1736, and long remained the best Latin-English Dictionary. Other editions followed, each with a separate editor.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed by Charles Rivington and William Woodfall
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1773
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xv, unpaginated. 27 cm. Full leather binding. 3 columns of text. Corners bumped, spine tail chipped, most of spine label missing. Owner's signature on front free endpaper (James Johnstone Alva 1816). Repair on verso of p. xv, some minor spotting and staining throughout.

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