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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.

Title
A compleat collection of English proverbs [electronic resource] : 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.
Author
Ray, John, 1627-1705.
Publication
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, MDCCXXXVII. [1737]
Electronic Resource
Full text online - available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL

Details

Additional Authors
Gale (Firm)
Description
viii,319,[1],150,[2]p.; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
Subjects
Note
  • A reissue of the 1737 edition with a cancel titlepage in red and black.
  • The 'Collection of English words' has a separate titlepage, pagination and register.
  • With a final leaf of advertisements.
  • Price from imprint: price neatly Bound in Calf, and Letter'd 5s.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • Keynes,
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642722130
Author
Ray, John, 1627-1705.
Title
A compleat collection of English proverbs [electronic resource] : 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.
Imprint
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, MDCCXXXVII. [1737]
Edition
The third edition, augmented with many hundreds of words, observations, letters, &c.
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Indexed In:
Keynes, 13
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T88587.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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