THE ROYAL ENGLISH DICTIONARY; or, A Treasury of the English…

THE ROYAL ENGLISH DICTIONARY; or, A Treasury of the English Language. Containing, I. A Full Explanation of all the Terms made Use of in Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture. Surgery, Surveying, &c. II. Tracing the Words from their original Fountains.VIII. The Lives of the most eminent Poets and other ingenious and illustrious Men, who have flourished in these Kingdoms. The Whole on so Extensive a Plan, as to unite the different Excellencies of all other English Dictionaries.

London.R. Baldwin. 1768. The Third Edition Improved. [Price Bound Six Shillings.] viii, 16 page grammar; Dictionary unpaged [936]pp. Contemporary full untitled calf with simple gilt lines on spine. Octavo. Spine splitting but firm; head and heel a little pulled; binding generally a little rubbed and bumped; front and read endpapers are possibly mid nineteenth century replacements; the odd minor mark here & there; else a very good copy.

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