Antiquae Linguae Britannicae Thesaurus: Being a British, or Welsh-English Dictionary: RICHARDS Thomas (1709 or 10-1790) Publisher: Felix Farley Publish Year: 1753 Publish Place: Bristol: Small Street; Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007453 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £275.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st edition, 1753. In modern half calf, to style, over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, , (iv-xxiii), , A-B4 subscribers, , 2-68 introduction, A-Ddd4, a-g4,  errata. Complete. modern endpapers, evidence of removed bookplate to fpd, small hole to A1, loss of 2 words, text block edges reddened, contemporary name to title page (Davies). (198*118 mm). (ESTC T66971. Rees 4242). Richards, lexicographer and Church of England clergyman, whose Welsh-English dictionary, was an adaptation of the Welsh-Latin section from John Davies's Dictionarium duplex (1632), with additions from Edward Lhuyd's Archaeologia Britannica (1707), the glossary of William Wotton's Cyfreithjeu Hywel Dda ac eraill (1730), and vocabulary supplied by Richard Morris (1703-1779) and various other sources. See ODNB for a full bio.