Among 1604, whilst Cawdrey released his Table Alphabeticall, and 1755, the yr of Johnson's enormous paintings, there seemed at the least twenty English dictionaries. during this e-book the authors supply a whole historical past, so far as attainable, of every of those and therefore supply a scientific ancient account of the evolution of the English dictionary in the course of the first one hundred fifty years of its existence.

Originally released in 1946.

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