A dictionary of the English language : in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated with 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 ...
- London : Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton; T. and T. Longman; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; and R. and J. Dodsley, 1755.
- Physical Description:
- 2 v. : 42 cm. (fol.)
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- First edition.
Signatures: v. 1: [A]², B-K², a-c², d¹, [2nd]B-13A², 13B¹ (signed 13B-14Z); v. 2: [*]¹, 15A-31C².
Courtney & Smith. Bibl. of Samuel Johnson p. 54-55
- Subject Terms:
- Dodsley, (R. and J.) -- Publisher.English language -- Dictionaries.Hawes, L. -- Publisher.Hitch, C. -- Publisher.Knapton (J. and P.) -- Publisher.Longman (T. and T.) -- Publisher.Millar, A. -- Publisher.Strahan, W. -- Printer.
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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784, A dictionary of the English language , 1755
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