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Head, Richard, 1637?-1686?

The canting academy, or, The devil's cabinet opened : wherein is shewn the mysterious and villanous practices of that wicked crew, commonly known by the names of hectors, trapanners, gilts, &c. : to which is added a compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use : with several new catches and songs, compos'd by the choicest wits of the age : a book very useful and necessary to be read by all sorts of people.

London : Printed by F. Leach for Mat. Drew ..., 1673.
Physical Description:
[6], 192, [16] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 15 cm. (12mo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PE3726 H42 1673
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"To the reader" signed: R. Head.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-I¹² K⁸
Initials; head-pieces.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), H-1243
Subject Terms:
Cant -- Early works to 1800.
Drew, Mat. -- Publisher.
English language -- Slang -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1673.
Leach, F. -- Printer.
Slang -- Early works to 1800.

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