A compendious dictionary of the English language : in which five thousand words are added to the number found in the best English compends; the orthography is, in some instances, corrected; the pronunciation marked by an accent or other suitable direction; and the definitions of many words amended and improved. To which are added for the benefit of the merchant, the student and the traveller, I.--Tables of the moneys of most of the commercial nations in the world ... II.--Tables of weights and measures, ancient and modern ... III.--The divisions of time among the Jews, Greeks and Romans ... IV.--An official list of the post-offices in the United States ... V.--The number of inhabitants in the United States, with the amount of exports. IV. [sic]--New and interesting chronological tables of remarkable events and discoveries /

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Main Author: Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. (Author)
Corporate Authors: Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Hartford : From Sidney's Press for Hudson and Goodwin, Book-sellers, Hartford, and Increase Cooke and Company Book-sellers, New-Haven, 1806.
Notes:Signatures: A-B⁶, B-Z⁶, Aa-Ll⁶.
First edition.
Description:xxiii, [1], 408 pages ; 19 cm
Edition:First edition.
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