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E., B. A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, in its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggers, Thieves, Cheats, &c ... by B.E. Gent. London: printed for W. Hawes, P. Gilbourne, and W. Davis, . 8vo. A4 B-M8. 2 leaves of ads at back. Period speckled calf. Toning to title and ad leaves, binding rubbed and starting at head.
Provenance: Revd. Mr. Winchester (gift inscription dated "Jan. 10. 1746-7" on verso of title). FIRST EDITION of one of the earliest English slang dictionaries. Wing E5.