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DYCHE, THOMAS and William Pardon
A new general English dictionary; particularly calculated for the use and improvement of such as are unacquainted with the learned languages . The eleventh edition
printed for Catherine and Richard Ware, London, 1760. 8vo, pp. [16] & unpaginated lexicon in double column; contemporary full calf, gilt fillets on otherwise unadorned spine; spine ends chipped, extremities rubbed, hinges cracked, a gathering or two extended; a good copy. Incorporating the names and descriptions of hundreds of English and Welsh towns, with their market-days, government, manufactures, distances from London, etc. It was partially due to this gazetteer-like entry that the work remained popular with the public. Alston V, 155 (the first of two issues). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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