BAILEY, [Nathan] (d.1742). An Universal Etymological English Dictionary. (Light spotting and light soiling throughout, some staining, possibly lacking a couple of leaves of advertisements (front and rear of book: first page of the book is the title page). Contemporary reverse calf (worn with loss, some staining, text block splitting in a few places, spine title label coming detached). 8vo. London, R. Ware….Angus and Son…, 1776.
Provenance: Alexander Ross (signature dated 1777 to front endpaper).
A wonderful reference tool for some long out of use 18th century and older words.
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