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Language.- Dictionaries.- Cooper (Thomas) Thesaurus linguæ Romanæ & Britannicæ, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil penè in eo desyderari possit, Impressum Londini [in ædibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham]], 1584.

 

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Language.- Dictionaries.- Cooper (Thomas) Thesaurus linguæ Romanæ & Britannicæ, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil penè in eo desyderari possit, double column, title with bear and ragged staff arms of the dedicatee Robert Dudley, woodcut decorative initials and tail-pieces, lackinginitialand final blanks, title spotted and with obliterated ink signature, some water-staining and spotting, lightly browned, a few ff. modern morocco, water-stained at foot, [STC 5689], Impressum Londini [in ædibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham]], 1584.

⁂ Monumental Elizabethan Latin-English dictionary, based on the work of Sir Thomas Elyot and Robert Estienne.

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Language.- Dictionaries.- Cooper (Thomas) Thesaurus linguæ Romanæ & Britannicæ, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil penè in eo desyderari possit, double column, title with bear and ragged staff arms of the dedicatee Robert Dudley, woodcut decorative initials and tail-pieces, lackinginitialand final blanks, title spotted and with obliterated ink signature, some water-staining and spotting, lightly browned, a few ff. modern morocco, water-stained at foot, [STC 5689], Impressum Londini [in ædibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham]], 1584.

⁂ Monumental Elizabethan Latin-English dictionary, based on the work of Sir Thomas Elyot and Robert Estienne.

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