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Author Head, Richard, 1637?-1686?
Title The canting academy; or, Villanies discovered [electronic resource] : Wherein is shewn the mysterious and villanous practices of that wicked crew, commonly known by the names of hectors, trapanners, gilts, &c. With several new catches and songs: also a compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use. A book very useful and necessary (to be known but not practis'd) for all people
Imprint London : printed by F. Leach for Mat. Drew, and are to be sold by the booksellers, 1674
Edition The second edition
Descript [12], 192 p. : ill
Series Early English books online
Note Frontis. = ill
ICN copy minus 1 p.l
Reproduction of original in the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) H1243A
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2336:2) s1999 miun s
EBBO
Subject English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1700
Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800
Songs, English -- Texts -- 17th century
Cant -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800
Alt Title Compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use. A book very useful and necessary (to be known but not practis'd) for all people
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