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Cover image for Dictionarium Britannicum [electronic resource] : or a more compleat universal etymological English dictionary than any extant. Containing Not only the words and their Explication; but their Etymologies from the antient British, Teutonick, Dutch Low and High, Old Saxon, German, Danish, Swedish, Norman and Modern French, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, &c. each in its proper Character. Also Explaining hard and technical Words, or Terms of Art, in all the Arts, Sciences, and Mysteries following. Together with Accents directing to their proper Pronuntiation, shewing both the Orthography, and Orthoepia of the English Tongue, Viz. in Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astrology, Astronomy, Botanicks, Catoptricks, Chymistry, Chiromancy, Chirurgery, Confectionary, Cookery, Cosmography, Dialling, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Fishing, Fortification, Fowling, Gardening, Gauging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Hawking, Heraldry, Horsemanship, Hunting, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Navigation, Opticks, Otacousticks, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physick, Physiognomy, Pyrotechny, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Staticks, Statuary, Surveying, Theology, and Trigonometry. Illustrated with near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a clear Idea of those Figures, not so well apprehended by verbal Description. Likewise A Collection and Explanation of English Proverbs; also of Words and Phrases us'd in our ancient Charters, Statutes, Writs, Old Records and Processes at Law. Also The Iconology, Mythology, Theogony, and Theology of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, &c. being an Account of their Deities, Solemnities, either Religious or Civil, their Divinations, Auguries, Oracles, Hieroglyphicks, and many other curious Matters, necessary to be understood, especially by the Readers of English Poetry. To which is added, A Collection of Proper Maroes of Persons and Places in Great-Britain, &c. with their Erymologies and Explications. The Whole digested into an Alphabetical Order, not only for the Information of the Ignorant, but the Entertainment of the Curious; and also the Benefit of Artificers, Tradesmen, Young Students and Foreigners. A Work useful for such as would Understand what they Read and Hear, Speak what they Mean, and Write true English. The second edition with numerous additions and improvements. By N. Bailey, Assisted in the mathematical part by G. Gordon; in the botanical by P. Miller, and in the etymological, &c. by T. Lediard, Gent. Professor of the Modern Languages in Lower Germany.
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M,DCC,XXXVI. [1736]
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2214. 
Cover image for Dictionarium Britannicum [electronic resource] : or a more compleat universal etymological English dictionary than any extant. Containing Not only the Words, and their Explication; but their Etymologies from the Antient British, Teutonick, Low and High Dutch, Saxon, Danish, Norman and Modern French, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Chaldee, &c. each in its proper Character. Also Explaining hard and technical Words, or Terms of Art, in all the Arts, Sciences, and Mysteries following. Together with Accents directing to their proper Pronuntiation, shewing both the Orthography and Orthoepia of the English Tongue, Viz. in Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astrology, Astronomy, Botanicks, Catoptricks, Chymistry, Chyromangy, Chirurgery, Confectionary, Cookery, Cosmography, Dialling, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Fishing, Fortification, Gardening, Gauging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Hawking, Heraldry, Horsemanship, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Navigation, Opticks, Otacousticks, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physick, Physiognomy, Pyrotechny, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Staticks, Statuary, Surveying, Theology, and Trigonometry. Illustrated with near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a clearer Idea of those Figures, not so well apprehended by verbal Description. Likewise A Collection and Explanation of Words and Phrases us'd in our antient Charters, Statutes, Writs, Old Records and Processes at Law. Also The Theogony, Theology, and Mythology of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, &c. being an Account of their Deities, Solemnities, either Religious or Civil, their Divinations, Auguries, Oracles, Hieroglyphicks, and many other curious Matters, necessary to be understood, especially by the Readers of English Poetry. To which is added, A Collection of Proper Names of Persons and Places in Great-Britain, with their Etymologies and Explications. The Whole digested into an Alphabetical Order, not only for the Information of the Ignorant, but the Entertainment of the Curious; and also the Benefit of Artificers, Tradesmen, Young Students and Foreigners. A Work useful for such as would Understand what they Read and Hear, Speak what they Mean, and Write true English. Collected by several hands, the mathematical part by G. Gordon, the botanical by P. Miller. The whole revis'd and improv'd, with many thousand additions, by N. Bailey, .
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M,DCC,XXX. [1730]
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Cover image for Britannia Romana, [electronic resource] : or Roman antiquities in Britain, viz. coins, camps, and publick roads. Being a full Account and Explanation of the Roman Coins found in Britain at different Places and divers Times, all of which put together making very near a compleat Series, from Julius Caesar down to Valentinian III. With particular Observations on those Coins that bear relation to the Affairs of Britain. Also a particular Delineation of all the several Sorts of Roman Roads, and the Places where the Romans had their Camps and Stations, during the Time of their Abode here in Britain for the Space of 500 Years. To which is prefix'd a Map of the said Roads and Camps in the several Counties in Britain. Also a large Preface, shewing the Usefulness of ancient Coins and Medals, in relation to History, Poetry, Sculpture, Painting, and Architecture: The Way to know genuine from counterfeit Coins: The Reason of the Romans burying so much Coin here in Britain: And the Time when they did so. Also the Manner of making their several Sorts of Roads and Camps here. To which is added (by way of Digression) a short Account of the Antiquities of Oxford, in relation both to the University and City, shewing that it was a very considerable Place even in the Time of the Romans. Also a List of those Roman Emperors and Generals that came in Person, or were sent hither, and the several Conquests they made here. By John Pointer, M. A. Chaplain of Merton College in Oxford, and Rector of Slapton in Northampton-Shire.
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[1724]
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Cover image for Britannia Romana, [electronic resource] : or Roman antiquities in Britain, viz. coins, camps, and publick roads. Being a full Account and Explanation of the Roman Coins found in Britains at different Places and divers Times, all of which put together making very near a compleat Series, from Julius Caesar down to Valentinian III. With particular Observations on those Coins that bear relation to the Affairs of Britain. Also a particular Delineation of all the several Sorts of Roman Roads, and the Places where the Romans had their Camps and Stations, during the Time of their Abode here in Britain for the Space of 500 Years. To which is prefix'd a Map of the said Roads and Camps in the several Counties in Britain. Also a large Preface, shewing the Usefulness of ancient Coins and Medals, in relation to History, Poetry, Sculpture, Painting, and Architecture: The Way to know genuine from counterfeit Coins: The Reason of the Romans burying so much Coin here in Britain: And the Time when they did so. Also the Manner of making their several Sorts of Roads and Camps here. To which is added (by way of Digression) a short Account of the Antiquities of Oxford, in relation both to the University and City, shewing that it was a very considerable Place even in the Time of the Romans. Also a List of those Roman Emperors and Generals that came in Person, or were sent hither, and the several Conquests they made here. By John Pointer, M. A. Chaplain of Merton College in Oxford, and Rector of Slapton in Northampton-Shire.
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[1724]
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Cover image for Britannia Romana or Roman antiquities in Britain, [electronic resource] : Viz. coins, camps, and publick roads. Being a full account and explanation of hte Roman coins found in Britain at different places and divers times, all of which put together making very near a compleat series, from Julius Cæsar down to Valentinian III. With particular observations on those coins that bear relation to the affairs of Britain. Also a particular delineation of all the several sorts of Roman roads, and the places where the Romans had their camps and stations, during the time of their abode here in Britain for the space of 500 years. To which is prefix'd a map of the said roads and camps in the several counties in Britain. Also a large preface, shewing the usefulness of ancient coins and medals, in relation to history, poetry, sculpture, painting, and architecture: the way to know genuine from counterfeit coins: the reason of the Romans burying so much coin here in Britain: and the time when they did so. Also the manner of making their several sorts of roads and camps here. To which is added (by way of digression) a short account of the antiquities of Oxford, in relation both to the university and city, shewing that it was a very considerable place even in the time of the Romans. Also a list of those Roman emperors and generals that came in person, or were sent hither, and the several conquests they made here. By John Pointer, M.A. Chaplain of Merton College in Oxford, and rector of Slapton in Northampton-shire.
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1724.
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