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Johnson, Samuel.

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: In Which the Words are Deduced from their Originals and Illustrated in their Different Significations. . . [two volumes in three].

W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton et al: London. 1755 2 vols in 3. 16 x 9.5, newer full leather, unpag, covers rubbed, extremities bumped and fraying, large dark stain to top right corner of front cover and top of spine of vol 1, newer (20th century) endpapers, ink name of former owner on front flies, ink marginalia scattered throughout, many pp remargined due to heavy staining to foredge margins with some minor loss of text, vols with some intrusive mold stains to foredge margin of text block, second volume title page heavily chipped and remargined; still, a usable copy of the FIRST ED, first state with "Bacon's Natural History" under the definition of "Part" (#7). Text has been divided into A-E, F-Q and R-Z with second volume title page inserted at front of volume 2.


Book Id: 99-2364

Price: $7,500.00

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