Dictionariolum Trilingue (1675)

By: Ray, John (Stearn, W.T. - introduction)

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With an introduction by W. T. Stearn. 8vo, pp 23, [4],91, (3), a very good copy in slightly faded blue dustwrapper. (Ray's little three-language dictionary was so popular that it led to the issue of eight editions between1675 and 1736 . Only six copies of the first edition, reproduced here, are known to exist. The vocabulary lists, under 32 subject headings, the names of birds, mammals, fishes, insects, herbs, trees & shrubs, ailments, diseases, clothes, food, drink, domestic utensils, agricultural carpentry and horticultural tools, rooms of houses and much more. It reveals how little English vernacular names of plants and animals have changed during the last four centuries, and how many of their Latin equivalents became incorporated in modern scientific botanical and zoological nomenclature.]

Title: Dictionariolum Trilingue (1675)

Author Name: Ray, John (Stearn, W.T. - introduction)

Categories: History of Science, Zoology, Science, Botany,

Publisher: London, Ray Society: 1981

ISBN Number: 0903874164

ISBN Number 13: 9780903874168

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Slightly faded

Seller ID: 001898

Keywords: JOHN RAY. DICTIONARIOLUM TRILINGUE. BOTANY. BOTANICAL NOMENCLATURE. ZOOLOGICAL. HISTORY science.. W T. STEARN.zoology. william.