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Jenkins’s Vest-pocket Lexicon

£55.00

Product description

This a miniature book as its title might suggest. Most of the versions available on the net are published by Lippincott in Philadelphia but this is the London edition. The sub-title reads “An English Dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal scientific and technical terms and foreign moneys, weight and measures. Omitting what everyone knows and containing what everybody wants to know and cannot readily find out.”
Miniature hardback book with no DJ. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine cover. Binding good but the binding opposite the title page has been sprung – although remaining entirely functional. There is a small ink stain on the upper margin of the title page. No other marks and the remainder of the binding is very good
Fascinating little book – but be warned you will need your best ‘specs to read the small print.

Item details

Author(s):
Jabez Jenkins
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9 x 6 cm approx
Edition:
1861
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
563
Publisher:
Trubner & Co

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About this item

This a miniature book as its title might suggest. Most of the versions available on the net are published by Lippincott in Philadelphia but this is the London edition. The sub-title reads “An English Dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal scientific and technical terms and foreign moneys, weight and measures. Omitting what everyone knows and containing what everybody wants to know and cannot readily find out.”
Miniature hardback book with no DJ. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine cover. Binding good but the binding opposite the title page has been sprung – although remaining entirely functional. There is a small ink stain on the upper margin of the title page. No other marks and the remainder of the binding is very good
Fascinating little book – but be warned you will need your best ‘specs to read the small print.

Author(s):
Jabez Jenkins
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9 x 6 cm approx
Edition:
1861
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
563
Publisher:
Trubner & Co

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