THE LONDON VOCABULARY ENGLISH AND LATIN; Put into a New…

THE LONDON VOCABULARY ENGLISH AND LATIN; Put into a New Method, proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin words. Adorned with Twenty-six pictures. For the use of Schools. The thirteenth edition corrected, with additions.

London: C. Hitch and L. Hawes at the Red Lion in Pater-Noster-Row, 1759. viii, [1], 2-123, [1advertisement] pages. Illustrated with wood-engraved vignette to title and twenty-five other cuts throughout. Recent full sheep gilt, with a black title label to the spine. 12mo. Titlepage has some minor paper restoration to the edges; name at head of title; some browning throughout; some turned corners; wormhole running through the lower outer corner of pages 9 – 54 with the occasional loss of a letters or so to the catchword; else a very good copy of an early edition See Gumuchian 5214-17; Osborne page 123; see Oppenheimer 1098-1101. Essentially a re-working of Orbis Pictus by Comenius, Greenwood’s London Vocabulary was probably first published in the first decade of the eighteenth century.

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