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  1. A Collection of English Words Not Generally used,

    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 Catalogues of English Birds and Fishes: And an Account of the preparing and refining such Metals and Minerals as are gotten in England.
    First edition. John Ray (1627-1705) was the supreme European naturalist before Linnaeus, and he was also a lexicographer. His travels around Britain with his friend Francis Willughby were primarily to seek out botanical specimens, but they also generated evidence about antiquities, customs, and language, which Ray shared with Willughby and deployed himself in his own works. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1674

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 90721

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