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DING 2014: “Antiquarian, lexicographer and draughtsman born in London, the son of a Swiss inmigrant. He travelled extensively throughout England due to his work in the army and in his field trips to sketch buildings and monuments for his The Antiquities of England and Wales (1773-1787), among others.”
1811. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence. EDD.
1785. Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. London: Printed for S. Hooper. EDD.
Capt, Francis GROSE (M: c1731 - 1791 May 12)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE
Bending, Stephen. 2002. "Every Man is Naturally an Antiquarian: Francis Grose and Polite Antiquities." Art History 25.4: 520-530.
Farrant, John H. 1995. "The Travels and Travails of Francis Grose, F.S.A." The Antiquaries Journal 75.1: 365-380.
Farrant, John H. 2004. "Grose, Francis (bap. 1731, d. 1791)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: University Press. [, accessed 11 April 2015]
Fisher, Flora. 2011. "A study of late eighteenth century linguistic, cultural and philosophical attitudes in Britain : with a focus on the lexicographical work of Captain Francis Grose". MPhil thesis. University of Glasgow.
Newall, Venetia. 1992. "Francis Grose, Folklore's Forerunner". Royal Society for the Encouragement of Ars, Manufactures and Commerce 140.5426: 187-192.
West, William. 1837. "Sketches on the Life of Captain Grose." Fifty Years' Recollections of an Old Bookseller. London: Printed by and for the Author: 80-92.
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