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. fellow of the Royal Society, and author of the Historia Plantarum, and Wisdom of God in the works of creation, &c. &c. 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 one, 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 found in England. The fourth edition. Augmented with many hundred words, observations, letters, &c

Main Author: Ray, John
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for W. Otridge, opposite the North side of the New Church in the Strand; S. Bladon, in Pater-noster-row; W. Cooke, at the Royal Exchange; W. Harris, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; S. Steare and T. Peat, in Fleet-Street; J. Robson, C. Parker, and W. Shropshire; in Bond-street; J. Ridley, in St. James's-street; H. Turpin, in St. John's-street; R. Smith, next Barnard's Inn, in Holborn; G. Woodfall, at Charing-Cross; and G. Pearch, No. 12, Cheapside 1768, MDCCLXVIII. [1768]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'A collection of English words' has separate titlepage, pagination and register, and was first published separately in 1674: in this edition the text of the 1691 second edition is followed. - English Short Title Catalog, T92841. - Keynes, 15. - Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xv,[1],319,[1];150p) 8°