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[Lexicon Graeco-Latinum?]

Possibly a Greek-Latin dictionary by 'Rob. Constantinus'.


A concordance is an index to the Bible.

Bibliotheca Eliotae

The earliest comprehensive Latin dictionary, first published 1538. Read the full text of this edition here.

A new almanac and prognostication, for the year of our Lord God, 1626

Almanacs were published once a year and contained information such as astrological predictions, weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, and the dates of religious festivals.

A New Herbal, or History of Plants

William Corbett left Robert Wolfe 'one great herbal' in his will. A herbal is a collection of descriptions of plants and their properties, particularly their medicinal properties, so would have been a useful household item.A New Herbal is a…