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A Dictionary of the English Language

by Johnson, Samuel

Edition: Facsimile

Book condition: Good

Jacket condition: Slipcase

Book Description

London: Times Books. 1979. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Facsimile. H Hard Cover. Good. unpaginated 2 vols in 1, gil...
Title:
A Dictionary of the English Language
Author:
Johnson, Samuel
Format/binding:
H Hard Cover
Book condition:
Good
Jacket condition:
Slipcase
Edition:
Facsimile
Binding:
Hardcover
ISBN 10:
0723002282
ISBN 13:
9780723002284
Publisher:
Times Books
Place:
London
Date published:
1979

Surprising, colorful, and long-forgotten entries from the most famous dictionary in the history of the English language

Samuel Johnson's best-known work, A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), is the most influential and idiosyncratic lexicon ever written and was used by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, the Brontës and the Brownings, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde. This anthology includes 4,000 of the most representative, entertaining, and historically fascinating entries, covering subjects from fashion to food, science to sex, and given in full with original spelling and examples of usage from Shakespeare to Milton.

Dictionary of the English Language

Johnson, Samuel

Times Bks. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

  • ISBN : 0723002282
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Dictionary of the English Language

Johnson, Samuel

Times Bks. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

  • ISBN : 0723002282
Offered by : Better World Books
$105.21
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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. By Samuel Johnson, A.M

JOHNSON, Samuel with Robert W. Burchfield (preface)

London: Times Books, 1979. hbk large folio facsimile of the 1755 edition 2 volumes in 1 printed on India paper red lacks slipcase leatherette bound with gilt titles label decoration an excellent bright clean unmarked copy as new hard to find

  • ISBN : 0723002282
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$425.00
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