A SELECT GLOSSARY OF ENGLISH WORDS USED FORMERLY IN SENSES DIFFERENT FROM THEIR PRESENT.

Trench, Richard Chenevix.

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New York: Blakeman & Mason, 1859. 218 pages. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Embossed publisher's brown cloth; head of spine chipped 1/4 inch; library hand stamp on free end-paper and verso of the title page. (Item ID: 3094)


First American edition. "This volume... proposes to trace in a popular manner and for general readers the changes of meaning which so many of its words have undergone; words which, as current with us as they were with our forefathers, yet mean something different on our lips from what they meant upon theirs." - preface.



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