Book Description

This is a H/Bk Leather bound copy of “A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language Comprehending The Explanation Pronunciation, Origin & Synonymies of each Word” by The Rev. James Barclay and Printed and Published by Brightly & Childs, Bungay in 1812. The Dictionary has some 928 pages of meanings with 19 engraved plates and a 22 page introduction. There is a Binder/Seller's label on the front board for S Gellatly, Arbroath. There is also a previous owners name and date [James Lawson 1832] impressed on the inside of the front end paper. Apart from that I have not found any other marks or inscriptions in the Dictionary. The binding is tight with no damage and I believe it to be contemporary. A very nice example of Barclay's Dictionary. If you have any questions about the Dictionary or its content please email me.
Author The Revd. James Barclay
Date 1812
Binding Full Leather
Publisher Brightly & Childs, Bungay
Illustrator ?
Condition Very Good
Pages 928+

Price: £95.00

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