A new Latin-English Dictionary: by Young, William (d. 1757).

Young, William (d. 1757).

A new Latin-English Dictionary: Containing all the words proper for reading the classic writers, with the Authorities subjoined to each Word and Phrase. London, J. Whiston &c., 1764.

Second Edition. 8vo, pp. [4], [ii], 1060, lacking final blank, slight browning, edges a little dusty, bound in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt-ruled, with raised bands, upper hinge weakening, front free endpaper detached, joints cracked, head and foot of spine worn, boards a bit rubbed, with the contemporary manuscript ex-libris of Joshua Brownjohn to front free endpaper.

The second edition of this student Latin-English dictionary by the Rev. William Young, of whom little is known. Its widespread use in schools elicited in 1756 a schoolmaster’s criticism of numerous faults he had found, in a pamphlet entitled The Examination of a Late […]Dictionary […] in which the many errours, omissions and deficiencies of that work, of such publick Use and Benefit, are impartially considered.

ESTC t78096, at McMaster, Kansas, BL, Trinity College, UCB and Canterbury Cathedral.

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