A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH THE WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS, AND ILLUSTRATED IN THEIR DIFFERENT SIGNIFICATIONS BY EXAMPLES FROM THE BEST WRITERS. TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE, AND AN ENGLISH GRAMMAR 2 VOLS

By: Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784)

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Portrait; This is the first quarto edition. Full bound in contemporary sheep leather with red and black morocco spine labels present. Boards detached. Blank end papers loose with shallow fraying. Text blocks are complete with title pages. Light offset from portrait of Johnson which is present and vg. Clean and solid. Unpaginated. Lowdnes 1217. 9" x 11" x 6.25", 16 pounds. Provenance- Mary Webb, Kingston dated 1796.

Title: A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH THE WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS, AND ILLUSTRATED IN THEIR DIFFERENT SIGNIFICATIONS BY EXAMPLES FROM THE BEST WRITERS. TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE, AND AN ENGLISH GRAMMAR 2 VOLS

Author Name: Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784)

Categories: Reference,

Edition: Sixth Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, Et Al: 1785

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 36806