Dictionarium rusticum, urbanicum, & botanicum: or a dictionary of husbandry, gardening, trade, commerce, and all sorts of country-affairs ... illustrated with a great number of wooden and copper cuts. The second edition, revised, corrected and improv'd; with the addition of above a thousand articles
Dictionarium rusticum, urbanicum, & botanicum: or a dictionary of husbandry, gardening, trade, commerce, and all sorts of country-affairs ... illustrated with a great number of wooden and copper cuts. The second edition, revised, corrected and improv'd; with the addition of above a thousand articles

Dictionarium rusticum, urbanicum, & botanicum: or a dictionary of husbandry, gardening, trade, commerce, and all sorts of country-affairs ... illustrated with a great number of wooden and copper cuts. The second edition, revised, corrected and improv'd; with the addition of above a thousand articles

London: printed for T. Nicholson [et al.], 1717. 8vo, pp. [16] and unpaginated lexicon printed in double column; collating A1-2I8, 3A1-4C8; full contemporary paneled calf slightly rubbed; rebacked with old spine neatly laid down, 19th century morocco label on spine. Very good copy. Includes a five-page list of books used in the compiling, 2 engraved plates (1 folding), and a number of woodcut illustrations in the text (some as large as half a page). Four editions of this work were printed, the first in 1704, and editions subsequent to this in 1726 and 1765. It is variously attributed to Nathaniel Bailey and John Worlidge. Alston assumes the latter. Revisions and enlargements by various editors appeared throughout the 18th century. Alston XVII, 412; Hunt 439; Westwood & Satchell 79. Item #34055

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