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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 and sold by John Jarvis, 1786. Engraved portrait of Johnson by Bartolozzi. Two volumes, 4to, 20th Century half tan calf, spines gilt ruled on bands, lettered in gilt and blocked in blind in compartments. Portrait and prelims to volume 1 very foxed. Small piece of upper blank fore-corner of portrait lacking, fore-margin of portrait and title-page of volume 1 slightly chipped, some offsetting of the print of the title-page to portrait. A rare edition which includes a Life of Johnson and an appendix of words totally omitted in Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, or used in senses in which he gives no instances of their application.
      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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