Blount.World of Errors
Lot 1122
BLOUNT, THOMAS. 1618-1679. A World of Errors Discovered in the New World of Words, or General English Dictionary. And in Nomothetes, or The Interpreter of Law-Words and Terms. [London]: printed by T.N. for Abel Roper, John Martin, and Henry Herringman, 1673.
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BLOUNT, THOMAS. 1618-1679.
A World of Errors Discovered in the New World of Words, or General English Dictionary. And in Nomothetes, or The Interpreter of Law-Words and Terms. [London]: printed by T.N. for Abel Roper, John Martin, and Henry Herringman, 1673.
Folio (294 x 179 mm). A-D2 E3. Double column. Woodcut initials. Recent calf-backed marbled boards. Minor staining to title page.

FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. Blount's sharp-tongued response to Edward Phillips' The New World of Words (1658), which copied liberally (and without permission) from Blount's Glossographia of 1656. Wing B3345.
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