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The Royal Standard English Dictionary.

Perry, William, of Kelso, Scotland

Published by Worcester, MA. Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. ., 1801
From Gadshill (Providence, RI, U.S.A.)

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596 pp. 12mo (5 1/2Ó x 5Ó). First published in Worcester, by Isaiah Thomas, this is the first dictionary published in America. In 1800, Thomas moved the publication to Boston, together with Ebenezer T. Andrews. The dedication page of the First Edition of 1788 persists in this copy which lacks the first signature, including the title page; Thomas dedicated it to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Appendix, including its title page indicates that this is the Sixth American Edition, as printed in 1801 in Boston. Spine and covers worn at ends, edges and corners. Covers detached, but present. A defective copy lacking preliminary pages, including title page. Toning of pages. Else, Very Good. See Evans, 21385, 25982, 27495, 30093, 38236 (for first 5 editions). Bookseller Inventory # 10502

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Title: The Royal Standard English Dictionary.

Publisher: Worcester, MA. Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. .

Publication Date: 1801

Binding: Contemporary Mottled Calf.

Edition: Sixth American Edition.

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