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The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex

The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex

a work never attempted before in English

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Published by Printed for John Dunton ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 667:1
    ContributionsDunton, John, 1659-1733
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 528 p
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15040116M

    The anonymous Ladies Dictionary () was meant for the "General entertainment for the fair sex" but includes a large amount of cant, mainly drawn from Coles and Head's collections (pp. The Language of Thieves and Vagabonds 17th and 18th Century Canting Lexicography in England. A work published in , and very reminiscent of the conduct-books that preceded it, The Ladies Dictionary; Being a General Entertainment For the Fair-Sex,22 contained many entries that focused on conversation and on what was deemed proper, such as “Affability,” “Behaviour,” “eloquence,” “manners” or “recreation.” What was.

    The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex a work never attempted before in English. By N. H. and John Dunton. Abstract [8], tion signed: uction of original in Huntington Library Topics: Women -- Biography. Fair sex definition, women as a group (usually used facetiously): an insult to the fair sex. See more.

      Fair sex definition: If someone talks about the fair sex, they are referring to women in general. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The Ladies Dictionary: Being a General Entertainment of the Fair-Sex, A Work Never Attempted Before in English (London: Printed for J. Dunton, ) page images in the UK HTML at EEBO TCP.


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The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published in and offers around lexical and encyclopaedic entries, the great majority excerpted either verbatim or. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published on 19 March by John Dunton.

No compiler was named on. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published on 19 March by John Dunton.

No compiler was named on the title page, but the dedication by 'the author' addressed 'to the Ladies, Gentlewomen, and Others, of the Fair-Sex' was signed 'N.

H.'Cited by: 1. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published on 19 March by John Dunton. No compiler was named on the title page, but the dedication by 'the author' addressed 'to the Ladies, Gentlewomen, and Others, of the Fair-Sex' was signed 'N. H.'.

THE LADIES DICTIONARY; BEING A GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE FAIR-SEX: A WORK NEVER ATTEMPTED BEFORE IN ENGLISH It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman of marriageable age must be in want of a book telling her how to get a husband, and our anonymous 17th century author is here to help, with advice on beauty, fashion.

The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex a work never attempted before in English. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex: a work never attempted before in English London: Printed for John Dunton, The Dublin scuffle: being a challenge sent by John Dunton, citizen of London, to Patrick Campbel, bookseller in Dublin.

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Author: N. University of O xford T ext A rchive. "The Ladies Dictionary; Being a General Entertainment for the Fair-Sex" was 'the Cosmopolitan of its day' Inwomen who yearn for the perfect body might opt for the Atkins diet, aerobics or a discreet nip 'n' tuck.

But years ago, the remedies were rather more imaginative, as a rare 17th century manual 'for the fair sex' reveals. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex a work never attempted before in English.

H., Dunton, John, London: Printed for John DuntonSubject terms. The Ladies' Dictionary; being a General Entertainment for the Fair Sex: a Work never attempted before in English.

Author N. Date Place of Publication London Publisher Printed for John Dunton Classmark LAD. Licensing information. This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA Mary Astell's (anonymous) argument for the promotion of female education A Serious Proposal to the Ladies, for the Advancement of Their True and Greatest Interest.

"N.H."'s The Ladies Dictionary, being a general entertainment of the fair-sex: a work never. The Ladies Dictionary: Being a General Entertainment For the Fair Sex.

Published in London in Perfect Beauty. To make a perfect Beauty is required a Smooth Complexion, white and red, and each colour be truly placed, and lose themselves imperceptibly the one in the other; which some ladies would express by the new French Phrase, demeflee.

The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published on 19 March by John Dunton. No compiler was named on the title page, but the dedication by 'the author' addressed 'to the Ladies, Gentlewomen, and Others, of the Fair-Sex' was signed 'N.

H.' The book offers around lexical and encyclopaedic entries, the great majority excerpted either verbatim or with. The ladies dictionary; being a general entertainment for the fair-sex: a work never attempted before in English.

the ladies dictionary; being a general entertainment for the fair-sex: a work never attempted before in english. (London: Printed for John Dunton at the Raven in the Poultrey, ).

x mm. (7 1/4 x 4 1/2"). 4 p.l.,pp. (i.e., pp., as noted in 18th century bookseller's declaration on flyleaf). The Ladies Dictionary; Being a General Entertainment for the Fair-Sex: A Work Never Attempted Before in English. London: John Dunton, Thick octavo, contemporary dark brown calf rebacked in the 20th century, raised bands, red morocco spine label.

Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. The guide, like the Ladies' Dictionary, was owned by the late book dealer Tony Hattersley and is up for sale at the same Bonhams auction in September.

In it, Gough also rules on which sex is. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex was published on 19 March by John Dunton. No compiler was named on the title page, but the dedication by 'the author' addressed 'to the Ladies, Gentlewomen, and Others, of the Fair-Sex' was signed 'N.

H.' The book offers around lexical and encyclopaedic entries, the great majority excerpted either. The Ladies Defence: or, The Bride-Woman's Counsellor Answer'd (London: Printed for J.

Deeve, ), by Mary Lee Chudleigh (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) The Ladies Dictionary: Being a General Entertainment of the Fair-Sex, A Work Never Attempted Before in English (London: Printed for J. Dunton, ), by N. page images in the UK. The ladies dictionary, being a general entertainment for the fair-sex, was published on 19 March by John Dunton.

No compiler was named on the title page, but the dedication by 'the author' addressed 'to the Ladies, Gentlewomen, and Others, of the Fair-Sex' was signed 'N.H.'Author: John Considine, Sylvia Brown.John Dunton (4 May – ) was an English bookseller and author.

In he founded The Athenian Society to publish The Athenian Mercury, the first major popular periodical and first miscellaneous periodical in England. Infor four weeks, The Athenian Society published also The Ladies' Mercury, the first periodical published that was specifically designed just for women.

The Ladies Dictionary, Being A General Entertainment For The Fair Sex was discovered in the private collection of the late Tony Hattersley, a Yorkshire book dealer.