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New Edition, with a New Biographical Supplement of upwards of 900 Names. WEBSTER'S COMPLETE DICTIONARY AND BOOK OF LITERARY REFERENCE.
1919 Pages. 3000 Illustrations.
Besides the matter comprised in the W'EBSTER'S GUINEA DICTIONARI, this volume contains the following Appendices, which will show that no pains have been spared to make it a complete Literary Reference-book :
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. By Prof. James Hadley. PRINCIPLES OF PRONUNCIATION. By Prof. Goodrich and W. A. Wheeler, M.A,
Including a Synopsis of Words differently pronounced by different authorities. A Short TREATISE ON ORTHOGRAPHY. By A. W. Wright. Including a com
plete List of Words that are spelt in two or more ways. VOCABULARY OF NOTED NAMES OF FICTION. By W. A. Wheeler, M.A. This
work includes Mythical Names; including also Pseudonyms, Nick-names of eminent persons and parties, &c. &c.
This work may also be had separately, post 8vo. price 55. A PRONOUNCING VOCABULARY OF SCRIPTURE PROPER NAMES. By W. A.
Wheeler. M.A. A PRONOUNCING VOCABULARY OF GREEK AND LATIN PROPER NAMES. By
Prof. Thacher. AN ETYMOLOGICAL VOCABULARY OF MODERN GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES. By the
Rev. C. H. Wheeler. PRONOUNCING VOCABULARIES OF MODERN GEOGRAPHICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL
NAMES. By J. Thomas, M.D. A PRONOUNCING VOCABULARY OF COMMON ENGLISH CHRISTIAN NAMES, with
their derivations, signification, &c. A DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS. Containing all Words, Phrases, Proverbs, and
Colloquial Expressions from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages met
with in literature. A NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF UPWARDS OF 9700 NAMES OF NOTED
PERSONS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. A LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS, CONTRACTIONS, AND ARBITRARY SIGNS USED IN
WRITING AND PRINTING. A CLASSIFIED SELECTION OF PICTORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS (70 pages). With
references to the text.
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