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Creator:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Title(s):

The plan of a dictionary of the English language; addressed to the Right Honourable Philip Dormer, Earl of Chesterfield ...

Published/Created:
London, Printed for J. and P. Knapton ...
Physical Description:
1 p.l., 34 p. 26 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PE1617 J7 J7 1755
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Tinker 1301: First ed., first state; p. 34, line 1 ends "and in". Bookplate of Frank Brewer Bemis.
BEIN Im J637 747p copy 1: Page 34, line 1 ends "and in the".
BEIN Im J637 747p copy 3: Page 34, line 1 ends "and in". Stabbed, in brownish gray paper wrappers. Height 27 cm., in case 28 cm.
BEIN Im J637 747p copy 2: Page 34, line 1 ends "and in".
BEIN Im J637 747pb: Collation varies: 1 p.l., 37 p.; height 21 cm.; signatures: pi1 A-D⁴ E⁴(-E4); (8vo) "Non-Chesterfield" variant?
BEIN 1978 +187: The so-called "non-Chesterfield" variant, in which the words "To the Right Honourable Philip Dormer, earl of Chesterfield" are omitted before "My lord" on p.1, and quire A is printed from a different setting of type. -- cf. R.F. Metzdorf, The Library, ser. 4, v. 19.
BEIN 1977 2757: Collation varies: 1 p.l., 37 p.; height 23 cm.; (8vo); the so-called "non-Chesterfield" variant--cf. Metzdorf, R.F. The Library, ser. 4, v. 19.
BAC: Collation varies: 1 p.l., 37 p.; height 21 cm.; signatures [pi]1 A-D⁴ E⁴(-E4); (8vo) "Non-Chesterfield" variant? This copy is the reprint of 1755.
Signatures: pi1 A-D⁴ E1.
Tinker lib., 1301
Courtney & Smith. Bibl. of Samuel Johnson, p. 20
Subject Terms:
Bemis, Frank Brewer, 1861-1935 -- Bookplate.
English language -- Lexicography.
Knapton (J. and P.) -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Dictionary of the English language.
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