A compleat collection of English proverbs also the most celebrated proverbs of the Scotch, Italian, French, Spanish and other languages. The whole Methodically Digested and Illustrated with Annotations, and proper Explications. By the late Rev. and Learned J. Ray, M. A. and Fellow of the Royal Society. To which is added (written by the same author) A collection of English words not generally used, With their Significations and Original in two Alphabetical Catalogues; the oue of such as are proper to the Northern, the other to the Southern Counties. With an Account of the Preparing and Refining such Metals and Minerals as are gotten in England

Main Author: Ray, John
Format: eBook
Published: London printed by J. Hughs, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields; for Olive Payne, at Horace's Head in New-Round-Court, opposite York-Buildings, in the Strand 1737, MDCCXXXVII. [1737]
Edition:The third edition, augmented with many hundreds of words, observations, letters, &c
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the 1737 edition with a cancel titlepage in red and black. - English Short Title Catalog, T88587. - Keynes, 13. - Price from imprint: price neatly Bound in Calf, and Letter'd 5s. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The 'Collection of English words' has a separate titlepage, pagination and register. - With a final leaf of advertisements
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (viii,319,[1],150,[2]p) 8°