A world of words: 17th and 18th Century dictionaries

This month's Special Collections blog posts celebrates languages by exploring the 17th and 18th Century dictionaries housed in our Old Library. They include texts that share definitions, translations, and even advice on pruning fig trees... Queen Anna’s new world of words; or Dictionarie of the Italian and English tongues John Florio, 1611 The fourth edition... Continue Reading →


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