A Dictionary Of The English Language, Compiled From Dr. Johnson: With The Addition Of Words Since Familiarized To Us..

JOHNSON, SAMUEL..

Bound in original tree calf with gilt borders; spine in compartments, decorated gilt with contrasting maroon morocco title label, gilt. Marbled endpapers. A little wear to extremities and traces of foxing; otherwise a very good copy.

£175.00

Publisher

Printed for W. Peacock and Sons, Salisbury-Square, Fleet-Street By C. Rickaby, Peterborough Court, Fleet Street.,

Place

London

Date

1803

Synopsis

Also a dictionary of the heathen mythology. to which is added, a complete list of all the cities, boroughs, towns, and remarkable villages in england and wales. and a comprehensive view of english grammar. the sixth edition.

Item Description

12mo. in eights. 3.75 x 5.25 inches. xxvii + unpaginated [260 pp.]. Text in double columns.

Illustrations

Illustrated by engraved portrait bust frontispiece.

Notes

A pocket dictionary of English, claiming to be derived from Dr. Johnson's original dictionary, with various additions. We have not been able to trace any earlier additions of this particular version of the title, although there are several later ones published by Peacock; nevertheless an attractive little book.

[Stock No. 25627]

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