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NUGENT, Thomas (1700?--1772)
A new pocket dictionary of the French and English languages. In two parts. I. French and English. -- II. English and French. Containing all the words in general use, and authorised by the best writers. ... By Thomas Nugent, LL.D. The eighteenth edition, carefully corrected. With the addition of the new words inserted in Moutardier's and Le Clerc's last edition of the national French dictionary; the irregularities of the English verbs and nouns; and a comprehensive view of the pronunciation and syntax of the French language. By J. Ouiseau, A.M.


London: printed for J. Mawman; C. and J. Rivington; T. Egerton; J. Nunn; T. Cadell; Longman and Co. [and 14 others in London]; Wilson and Sons, York; A. Stirling; A. Black; and J. Fairburn, Edinburgh, 1826.
lii, 415, [1] p. ; 12.6 cm. (24º)

First published in 1767. J. Ouiseau first published his corrections in the tenth edition of 1799. The 'national French Dictionary' is the Dictionnaire de l'Académie française, a counterfeit edition of which was issued by Nicolas Moutardier and Adrien Leclère in 1802.

Copy Notes Bought from Edward Lumley for 3s. 6d., 27 May 1829. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.26). Price in pencil on front pastedown.

Binding C19th sheep, gilt double-ruled spine, black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 4668


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