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Johnson, Samuel
A dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from the originals . abstracted from the folio edition . the eleventh edition, corrected and revised; with considerable additions from the eighth edition of the original
for J. Johnson, C. Dilly [et al.], London, 1799. First issue of this edition; a second issue appeared in 2 volumes, with a portrait frontispiece; 8vo, pp. [34] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; contemporary full sheep, joints cracked, cords holding, spine with vertical crack; good copy, with later paper label on spine. 19th century bookplate of T. Braithwaite. "This was issued in weekly parts and in 2 volumes" (Fleeman). This copy contains a half-title not called for by Fleeman, which he identifies as properly belonging to the second issue. Alston V, 210; Fleeman 56.1DA/21.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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