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Johnson, Samuel, Dr
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
printed by W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, 1755. First edition, 2 volumes, folio, title pages in red and black, lexicon in double column; contemporary full calf neatly rebacked and re-edged, new maroon morocco labels on spine; a nice looking copy in sturdy bindings; cloth clamshell boxes, green paper labels lettered in gilt on spines. Leaf 19S1 in vol. 2 with tear in gutter margin neatly closed; lN2 in volume 1 with the top of the fore-edge torn with loss to the beginnings and ends of approximately 20 lines each on recto and verso. Alston V, 177; Courtney & Nicol Smith, p. 54; Grolier, English 100, 50; Fleeman 55.4D/1a; Printing and the Mind of Man, 201; Rothschild 1237. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (rulonmillerbooks) [Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States]
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