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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

Overview
Works: 371 works in 1,330 publications in 5 languages and 12,786 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Registers (Lists)  Handbooks and manuals  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Publishing director, Illustrator, Attributed name
Classifications: PE3721, 427.09
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Most widely held works by Francis Grose
A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose( Book )

151 editions published between 1735 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a thorough guide to unsavory slang speech, popularly used by pirates
1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

56 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member 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
A provincial glossary, 1787 by Francis Grose( Book )

65 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a provincial glossary containing a collection of local proverbs and popular superstitions
Military antiquities respecting a history of the English Army, from the conquest to the present time by Francis Grose( Book )

70 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burlesque translation of Homer by Thomas Bridges( Book )

24 editions published between 1770 and 1809 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose( Book )

58 editions published between 1772 and 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Gothic architecture by Thomas Warton( Book )

33 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Ireland by Francis Grose( Book )

46 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member 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( Book )

52 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Scotland by Francis Grose( Book )

42 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rules for drawing caricaturas with an essay on comic painting by Francis Grose( Book )

63 editions published between 1788 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on ancient armour and weapons by Francis Grose( Book )

40 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to health, beauty, riches, and honour by Francis Grose( Book )

24 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of advertisements
The dictionary of the vulgar tongue : a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how the Georgians and early Victorians would insult each other and find out how some of today's words and derivations have come about. Dip in and see how our ancestors considered and talked about such subjects as sex and the workings of the human body
The grumbler: Containing sixteen essays, by the late Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Book )

10 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member 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( Book )

8 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of Alnwick Castle : in Northumberland. Extracted from "Antiquities of England and Wales, by Francis Grose, Esq." In vol. III. Quarto. 1776 by Francis Grose( Book )

5 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue
Alternative Names
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1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquenceAnecdotes of the English language; chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs; whence it will appear that the natives of the metropolis and its vicinities have not corrupted the language of their ancestors. In a letter from Samuel Pegge ... to an old acquaintance, and co-fellow of the Society of antiquaries [sic] London. To which is added, a supplement to the Provincial glossary of Francis Grose