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A Dictionary of the English Language an by Samuel Johnson - Paperback - from Ria Christie Collections (SKU: ria9780141441573_new)

A Dictionary of the English Language an

A Dictionary of the English Language an by Samuel Johnson - Paperback - from Ria Christie Collections (SKU: ria9780141441573_new)
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A Dictionary of the English Language an

by Samuel Johnson

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ISBN 13
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Paperback / softback. New. "Samuel Johnson's Dictionary", published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. This book contains a selection from the original, offering passages on subjects ranging from books and critics to dreams and ethics.

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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.

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Title
A Dictionary of the English Language an
Author
Samuel Johnson
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Paperback / softback
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Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0141441577
ISBN 13
9780141441573
Publisher
Penguin Classics
This edition first published
October 30, 2007

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