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JOHNSON, Samuel.

A Dictionary of the English Language;

In Which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found. Abstracted from the Folio Edition, by the Author. To Which is Prefixed a Grammar of the English Language. The Eleventh Edition, corrected and revised; With considerable Additions from the Eighth Edition of the Original.

Published: London: for J. Johnson, C. Dilly, G. G. and J. Robinson, W. J. and J. Richardson, and 22 others. 1799

Stock code: 62886

Price: £1,000

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Eleventh edition, corrected and revised.

Octavo (216 126 mm). Near contemporary brown calf, ruling to spine and boards gilt, five raised bands, brown morocco label. Bookplate. Attractive pencil sketch of a pitcher to front pastedown. Bindings rubbed and marked, extensive repairs to corners, joints, and spine, foxing to endpapers and half-title. A very good copy.

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