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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

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Works: 381 works in 1,383 publications in 3 languages and 12,750 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, Illustrator, Publishing director, Attributed name
Classifications: PE3721,
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose( Book )

122 editions published between 1735 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

38 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in English and held by 638 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 )

59 editions published between 1787 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 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 )

67 editions published between 1786 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burlesque translation of Homer by Thomas Bridges( Book )

21 editions published between 1770 and 1809 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1772 and 1995 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Ireland by Francis Grose( Book )

57 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Gothic architecture by Thomas Warton( Book )

32 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Scotland by Francis Grose( Book )

41 editions published between 1789 and 1995 in English and held by 205 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 )

30 editions published between 1792 and 1798 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1785 and 1993 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 1772 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The olio : being a collection of essays, dialogues, letters, ... epitaphs, &c. chiefly original. By the late Francis Grose by Francis Grose( )

33 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member 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 dictionary of the vulgar tongue : a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 38 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 )

14 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 37 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 )

10 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provincial glossary, with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions By Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Book )

10 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and held by 14 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 eloquence