A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH THE WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS EXPLAINED... A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH THE WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS EXPLAINED...

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH THE WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS EXPLAINED IN THEIR DIFFERENT MEANINGS AND AUTHORIZED BY THE NAMES OF THE WRITERS IN WHOSE WORKS THEY ARE FOUND.; ABSTRACTED FROM THE FOLIO EDITION BY THE AUTHOR

Johnson, Samuel.

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2 volume set bound in half tan calf, gilt floral and line design, edges a little rubbed, marbled boards rubbed, marbled page edges. Text block Very Good, a lovely clean tight set. ; 8" x 5.5". Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN ...
Publisher: W. Strahan Etc.
Publication Date: 1778
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Sixth Edition.

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Johnson, Samuel
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Book Description Thomas Tegg et al, London, 1818. 8vo full brown calf, red leather spine label, OCLC shows several printings of this edition, boards re-hinged, G. Bookseller Inventory # 36374

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Johnson, Samuel
Published by Printed for W. Strahan . [and 24 others], London (1778)
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Book Description Printed for W. Strahan . [and 24 others], London, 1778. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good -. No Jacket. Sixth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2 volumes bound as one. 19th century (probably) binding in leather, very worn, with joints splitting and spine very dark. Marbled edges and endpapers. Text block is very good +, with just occasional spotting. Sixth issue of the abridged edition. NB This is a heavy book and may require extra postage charges. All proceeds to the work of the OXFAM charity. Bookseller Inventory # 022697

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Johnson, Samuel
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Book Description Printed for Moon, Boys, & Graves, London, 1828. Disbound. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Front board detached. Spine label chipped. Boards rubbed and worn. First two preliminary leaves detached from remainder of text block (but attached to front board).; xxiii, [1], 640 pages. Half-calf binding. Front board and first two preliminary leaves detached. Page dimensions: 213 x 134mm. Title continues: "To which is prefixed, A Grammar of the English Language. A New Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected."; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 6260

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Johnson, Samuel
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Book Description J F and C Rivington, L Davis, T Longman et al, London, 1790. hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Ninth Edition. A good reference copy. Front cover almost detached, spine and binding have central vertical crack, text block almost divided in 2. Leather covers a little rubbed and corners battered. Remains of old sellotape marks on leather where book held together. Pubn date inked in red on tail of title page and remains of yellowed sellotape marks on front pastedown and title page edges. Very minor foxing to a few pages, otherwise text clear and good for age. Heavy book, may incur additional postage charge. Immediate despatch from the UK. 8vo. HB. Bookseller Inventory # 90025445

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Johnson, Samuel
Published by J. Walker, and Many Others, London (1827)
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Book Description J. Walker, and Many Others, London, 1827. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Issued Without Dustjacket. London Stereotype Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The book is beautifully bound in contemporary medium colored brown calf with blind stamping on the spine, and a black leather title piece with 22k gold titling. There have been a few pages reattached. Text is clean in double columns with minimal foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 001068

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Johnson, Samuel
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Book Description W. Strahan Et Al., London, 1773. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 5th Edition, Corrected. Banded brown full leather binding with red leather backstrip labels rubbed at extremities; spine ends & corners abraded; backstrips scuffed; all boards & front free endpapers detached, though textblocks tight & firm; boards soiled; bookplate on first volume's paste-down & owner's name inked on front free endpaper; leaf edges, paste-downs & endpapers foxed, else a clean set. ; Two volume set.; 8vo; 700 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 47532

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JOHNSON SAMUEL
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Book Description printed for Thomas Tegg .; W. Allason; J. Blacklock; J. Carpenter; Mess., London, 1817. Collation, engraved portrait frontis+908[1]pp. Recently bound in full antiquarian style calf, raised bands, gilt line on spine, leather title label, rule gilt line on boards. A fine full calf binding without any wear. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, no writing or marking, some spotting/browning to frontis & title, 2 small neat numbers on verso of title, otherwise pages in very good clean condition throughout.A very nice clean copy, in a fine full calf binding. Book measures 15x24cm. Weight 2kg.A61 Size: Large 8vo A new edition, corrected and revised, Wi. Bookseller Inventory # 006016

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Johnson Samuel ( Complete in 2 Volumes )
Published by London : Printed for W. Strahan; J. and F. Rivington; J. Hinton [etc.] 1770, London (1770)
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Book Description London : Printed for W. Strahan; J. and F. Rivington; J. Hinton [etc.] 1770, London, 1770. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Fourth Edition Corrected. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches. Unpaginated. Bound in quarter calf. Both bindings have been professionally rebacked, retaining the original marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, original labels, full coloured edges. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, period or early previous owners name on top margin of title pages. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice set, in very attractive bindings. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 096232

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Johnson, Samuel
Published by Printed by W. G. Jones for Thomas Ewing, Dublin (1768)
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Book Description Printed by W. G. Jones for Thomas Ewing, Dublin, 1768. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Third edition. Contemporary calf, gilt-stamped lettering (tho very faded) in second spine compartment (5 raised bands); 8vo (208x124mm). Includes the preface to the London octavo, a history of the English language, a grammar; and the bulk of the text block, a general dictionary, printed in two columns. Binding a bit scuffed and worn, and chipped at spine tips, but still tight and square. Some faint browning and foxing throughout, but overall nice and clean. With a handsome, even calligraphic inscription on the FFEP, "To Helen H. Buckley, Beloved companion on many a journey from A to Z, with deep appreciation of her fine qualities / Frank H. Mizetelly [?] / New York March 2, '36." The first octavo edition was published in London, 1756, abridged by Johnson; a series of one- or two-volume editions followed in the 1760s, this one published in Dublin, others in London. Alston V, 196; Courtney & Smith, p. 62; Fleeman 56.1DA/6; Vancil, p. 123. Bookseller Inventory # D14071

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