An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language by John Wilkins ... (1668)

An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language by John Wilkins ... (1668)

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An essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language by John Wilkins ...
Alphabetical dictionary.
Wilkins, John, 1614-1672.
"An alphabetical dictionary, wherein all English words according to their various significations, are either referred to their places in the philosophical tables, or explained by such words as are in those tables" ([162] p. at end) has special t.p. and is entered separately in Wing as W2176 (entry cancelled in Wing 2nd ed.).
Folded table inserted between p. 442 and p. 443.
Errata: p. [19] at beginning.
Advertisements: p. [5]-[9] at end.
Marginal notes.
[19], 454, [162] p., [2] leaves of plates:
London: Printed for Sa. Gellibrand, and for John Martyn ..., 1668.
Arber's Term cat. / I 3 (Essay)
Wing / W2196
Reproduction of the original in the Harvard University Library


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  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 188 x 246 x 38mm | 1,161.19g
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240811144
  • 9781240811144
  • 2,433,677

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