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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

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Works: 368 works in 1,263 publications in 2 languages and 11,400 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Pictorial works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Registers  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Designs and plans 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Honoree, Illustrator, Publishing director, Attributed name
Classifications: AC4, 427.09
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose( Book )
140 editions published between 1735 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,969 libraries worldwide
Flash lingo n. The canting or slang language A fascinating and hilarious collection of all the words and phrases that raised eyebrows in the 18th century. The original 1796 alternative dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', educated readers in the correct usage of colloquialisms, slang and old English idioms. Includes those familiar entries such as 'mealy-mouthed', originally meaning over-modest, and revives classics that should never have been forgotten, such as 'apple dumplin shop' for a woman's bosom, 'nit squeeger' (a hairdresser) and 'flaybottomist' (a teacher). So, you won't be a 'Jason's
1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )
52 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Focuses on many words used in vulgar speech and is a fascinating look back at the history, development, and change in meaning of words, making it a worthwhile read for anyone interested in English."--Book description
The antiquities of Ireland By Francis Grose by Francis Grose( file )
44 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Rules for drawing caricaturas with an essay on comic painting. By Francis Grose, Esq. F.R.S. and A.S by Francis Grose( file )
40 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Military antiquities respecting a history of the English army from the Conquest to the present time. Vol. I. By Francis Grose Esq. F.A.S by Francis Grose( Book )
69 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 libraries worldwide
The antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose( Book )
54 editions published between 1772 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 libraries worldwide
A provincial glossary, with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions. By Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Book )
42 editions published between 1787 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 libraries worldwide
A guide to health, beauty, riches, and honour by Francis Grose( file )
24 editions published between 1783 and 2003 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A collection of advertisements from London newspapers, with a preface by Francis Grose. Chiefly concerned with quackery and other means of deceiving the public, especially in regards to advantageous matches
The antiquities of Scotland by Francis Grose Esqr: F.A.S by Francis Grose( file )
40 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
The olio being a collection of essays, dialogues, letters, biographical sketches, anecdotes, pieces of poetry, parodies, bon mots, epigrams, epitaphs, &c., chiefly original by Francis Grose( file )
21 editions published between 1792 and 1796 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
A burlesque translation of Homer by Thomas Bridges( Book )
22 editions published between 1770 and 1809 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Essays on Gothic architecture by Thomas Warton( Book )
33 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 libraries worldwide
A treatise on ancient armour and weapons by Francis Grose( file )
28 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
The olio being a collection of essays, dialogues, letters ... epitaphs, &c. chiefly original. By the late Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Computer File )
25 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
A provincial glossary, 1787 by Francis Grose( Book )
11 editions published in 1968 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Supplement to a treatise on ancient armour, being illustrations of ancient and asiatic armour & weapons. By Francis Grose, Esq. F.A.S by Francis Grose( file )
11 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
The grumbler Containing sixteen essays by Francis Grose( file )
11 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The account of Pythagoras's school in Cambridge as in Mr. Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales, and other notices by Francis Grose( Computer File )
7 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
 
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