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Author Head, Richard, 1637?-1686?

Title The canting academy; or, Villanies discovered : Wherein is shewn the mysterious and villanous practices of that wicked crew, commonly known by the names of hectors, trapanners, gilts, &c. With several new catches and songs: also a compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use. A book very useful and necessary (to be known but not practis'd) for all people.

Published London : printed by F. Leach for Mat. Drew, and are to be sold by the booksellers, 1674.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET resource    AVAILABLE
Edition The second edition.
Physical description 12 unnumbered pages, 192 pages : illustrations
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes Frontis. = ill.
ICN copy minus 1 p.l.
Reproduction of original in the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) H1243A.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2336:2) s1999 miun s.
Subject English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1700.
Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.
Songs, English -- 17th century -- Texts.
Cant -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use. A book very useful and necessary (to be known but not practis'd) for all people.
Local subject Internet access