Lexicon balatronicum :
a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence /
Compiled originally by Captain Grose ; and now considerably altered and enlarged with the modern changes and improvements, by a member of the Whip club ; Assisted by Hell-fire Dick, and James Gordon, esqrs. of Cambridge, and William Soames, esq. of the hon. society of Newman's hotel.
|Main Creator:||Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791.|
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London : Printed for C. Chappel ..., 1811.
Edited by Hewson Clarke; front. by George Cruikshank.
Originally published as: A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue (London : S. Hooper, 1785).
Physical description: viii,  p.,  folded leaf of plates : 1 ill., port. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Citations/References: BM, 93:87-88
Citations/References: NUC pre-1956, 220:6
Citations/References: Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, no. 486
Citations/References: Alston, R.C. Engl. language, IX, 66, no. 324
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