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JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784), [TODD, Rev. H. J.].
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.
London: Printed for Longman and others, 1818. FIRST TODD EDITION. 4 volumes. Quarto (29 x 22 x 26cm), with additions and numerous corrections by Rev. Todd. Frontispiece portrait of S. Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Elegantly bound in original full polished calf, gilt, with gilt labels to spine, gilt crest to upper, grey endpapers, all edges marbled. Minor wear to binding, light foxing to preliminaries. Exquisite and near invisible reback, ink ownership to first blanks. Very Good.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington [UNITED KINGDOM]

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