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 Volumes – Johnson, Samuel


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The eighth edition of Dr. Johnson’s dictionary. Volume 1 has lost its binding and although the text block is intact and it is presented in its marbled endpapers. Slightly dog-eared. Volume 2 in a full calf binding, however much of the leather is missing from the front board. Binding split at the gutter but again, the textblock is intact and both volumes are entirely usable. 8th edition Fair

Publisher: J Johnson, C. Dilly &c.
Date Published: 1799
Publication Place: London

Jacket Condition: Fair

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Weight 6700 g