[Milton-L] Recent additions to Lexicons of Early Modern English

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Recently added to Lexicons of Early Modern English -
http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/

§  Robert Cawdrey, A Table Alphabetical, Containing and Teaching the
Understanding of Hard Usual English Words (1617) 

§  Jean de La Quintinie, The Complete Gardener (1693) 

§  Anonymous, The Great Herbal (1526) 

§  Claude Hollyband, A Dictionarie French and English (1593)

§  Richard Benese, The Manner of Measuring (1537)

§  Edward Hatton, The Merchant's Magazine Dictionary of Merchandise and
Trade (1699)

 

Coming soon to LEME  

§  John Thorie, The Theatre of the Earth (1601) 

§  Richard Head, The English Rogue (1665)

§  John Rider, Bibliotheca Scholastica(1589)

§  Latin-English dictionary

§  Guy Miege, A New Dictionary, French and English (1677)

§  Sir Thomas Blount,  Nomo-Lexikon(1670)

§  Henry Hexham,  A Copious English and Netherdutch Dictionary(1641-42)

§  Joshua Poole, English Parnassus(1657)   

 

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