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1775 1st ed Samuel Johnson FAMOUS Dictionary - Samuel Johnson - 1775. 
Dublin : Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. - 1775 1st ed Samuel Johnson FAMOUS Dictionary of English Language 2v SET Dublin A beautiful, 1st quarto edition of Samuel Johnsons English Dictionary. Samuel Johnson (1709 1784), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and is described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history". We find other examples of this same first quarto edition for sale elsewhere for over $3,400! Main author: Samuel Johnson 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. . By Samuel Johnson. . Published: Dublin : Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. Language: English Notes & contents: 1st edition thus [1st quarto edition] 2 volume set Beautiful leather binding FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure fine leather binding Pages: complete with all pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Dublin : Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. Size: ~10.25in X 8.5in (26cm x 21.5cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $1950 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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