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A French-English dictionary, compil'd by Mr. Randle Cotgrave: with another in English and French. Whereunto are newly added the animadversions and supplements, c. of James Howell Esquire.

  • Author

    Howell, James, 1594?-1666.,

    Sherwood, Robert

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed by W.H. for Humphrey Robinson, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the three Pigeons, in Pauls Church-yard, 1650.

  • Subject

    Encyclopedias and dictionaries Early works to 1800

    Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French England Early works to 1800

    French language Dictionaries English Early works to 1800

    English language Dictionaries French Early works to 1800

General note: Signatures: (a)-(d)4 A-4Y4 4Z² pi² A-2G4 chi¹; (d)2 mis-signed: D2. "Dictionaire anglois franc¸ois, pour l'utilite´ de tous ceux, qui sont desireux de deux langues" by Robert Sherwood, unpaginated, has separate title page and register, with imprint which reads: London, printed by Susan Islip. 1650. This edition also published separately. Includes "Adresses bien briefves pour aider aux estrangers a` prononcer la langue anglose [sic]", on 3 pp. beginning on 2G3r at end of "Dictionaire anglis franc¸ois"; followed by a classified vocabulary list, English to French on 3 final pages of text (2G4v chi¹rv). Includes "The French grammar", with caption title on (b)1r. Caption title on B1r of "A French-English dictionary": A dictionarie of the French English tongues, newly refin'd and amplifi'd. Quires a-B dampstained, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C6377C Wing (2nd ed.), S3413 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilm International, 1991. 1 microfilm reel 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 2089:1). Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 2000. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English Books, 1641-1700 ; 2684:10) s2000 miun a Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on flyleaf: "Mitford, 1806", on tp.: "George Dixon"; Beisly bequest 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C18th(?) full calf UK-SuSCL