A Provincial Glossary; with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions. A new edition, corrected.

  • Grose, Francis
  • London: Printed for Edward Jeffery 1811

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Description

4to, pp. iv, 124. Contemporary paper boards backed in green cloth. Paper lightly toned. Bards marked, a small puncture-hole to front board through first few leaves, extremities a bit worn, small splashmarks to front flyleaf. Booklabel of J.O. Edwards to front pastedown, remains of erased pencil trials to flyleaf.

Notes

The quarto issue (sometimes called 'large-paper') of the second edition of Grose's miscellaneous compilation, roughly evenly split between the dictionary of dialect words and the section on superstitions, among them witches, ghosts, fairies, etc.

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