[EIGHTEENTH CENTURY DICTIONARY] Dictionary of the English Language with An Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities and a life of the cities, towns, boroughs, and remarkable villages in England and Wales, to which is prefixed a comprehensive view of English Grammar. London; Printed for W. Peacock, Salisbury-Court, Fleet Street. 1794.
Small 8vo., 90 x 130mm, attractively bound in contemporary full roan leather, single line gilt fillet to boards, flat spine ruled and lettered direct in gilt, all edges gilt, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers; pp. xxx +  text in double-column; a very pleasing copy with a gentle patina of age and some light rubbing to joints, spine gilt a little dulled; internally generally very fresh and crisp with only a few minor marks and one short marginal scarf tear, now invisibly repaired and unremarkable.
Fourth edition thus, 'with additions and improvements'. An interesting late eighteenth century educational compendium including a gazeteer of English and Welsh towns and villages listing their distance from London, in miles, and noting their individual market days; a list of the most popular male and female Christian names, and a 29-page concise dictionary of the 'Heathen Deities, Ancient Cities, and Remarkable Persons'