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NARES, Robert (1753--1829)
A glossary; or, collection of words, phrases, names, and allusions to customs, proverbs, &c. which have been thought to require illustration, in the works of English authors, particularly Shakespeare, and his contemporaries. By Robert Nares, A.M., F.R.S., F.A.S. ...
London: printed for Robert Triphook, Messrs. Rivington and Co.; W. and C. Tait, Edinburgh; and George Mullen, Dublin, 1822.
viii, 583, [3] p. ; 30.2 cm. (4º)

Printed by James Moyes, the printer of several of Soane's works. Nares was assistant librarian in the department of manuscripts and later keeper of manuscripts at the British Museum. The present work, for the use of readers of Elizabethan literature, remained in print throughout the nineteenth century.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper: John Soane Esq. / With Mr. Moyes's most respectful / Compliments. / May 25, 1822.

Binding C19th publisher's grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label reading 'Archdeacon Nares' Glossary. Price £2.15s.'.

Reference Number 699


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