MINSHEU, JOHN. 1560-1627. Hegemon eis tas glossas; id est, Ductor in linguas, The Guide into Tongues. London: John Browne, 1617.

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MINSHEU, JOHN. 1560-1627.
Hegemon eis tas glossas; id est, Ductor in linguas, The Guide into Tongues. London: John Browne, 1617.

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£ 520 - 750
MINSHEU, JOHN. 1560-1627.
Hegemon eis tas glossas; id est, Ductor in linguas, The Guide into Tongues. London: John Browne, 1617.
2 parts in 1 volume. Folio (384 x 248 mm). Title with decorative border, woodcut decorations in text. 19th century half calf and marbled boards, gilt titles on spine. Wear and chipping to binding, front hinge cracked, title page soiled and chipped.

FIRST EDITION of this monumental work, the first etymological dictionary of the English language. Without list of subscribers, as per ESTC 17944.
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MINSHEU, JOHN. 1560-1627. Hegemon eis tas glossas; id est, Ductor in linguas, The Guide into Tongues. London: John Browne, 1617.
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