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								Jenkins's vest-pocket lexicon. An English dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal… by  Jabez Jenkins
	 - 1863
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Jenkins's vest-pocket lexicon. An English dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal scientific and technical terms, and foreign moneys, weights, and measures. Omitting what everybody knows, and containing what everybody wants to know, and cannot easily find

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Jenkins's vest-pocket lexicon. An English dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal scientific and technical terms, and foreign moneys, weights, and measures. Omitting what everybody knows, and containing what everybody wants to know, and cannot easily find

by Jenkins, Jabez

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1863. Electrotyped edition of a pocket dictionary measuring 3.2 x 2.25 inches, pp. 563, [1] (ad); publisher's full black blind-tooled morocco lettered in gilt on spine, a.e.g.; two contemporary gift inscriptions on front free endpaper; near fine. First published in 1861; there were at least seven editions up to 1890. This edition not in Kennedy or Vancil (but see Kennedy 6496).

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Jenkins's vest-pocket lexicon. An English dictionary of all except familiar words; including the principal scientific and technical terms, and foreign moneys, weights, and measures. Omitting what everybody knows, and containing what everybody wants to know, and cannot easily find
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Jenkins, Jabez
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J.B. Lippincott
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1863
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