Pictures from Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological English Dictionary from 1736 (I have the second edition.
You can also read the old dictionary entries that I have typed up from this book.
Like many antiquarian books from the eighteenth century, the front cover of Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological Dictionary is half-leather; that is, the spine and the fore-edge corners of the cover are bound in leather. If the corners are not covered with leather, the book is [...] [more...]
The title page of the dictionary: [more...]
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