A Dictionary of the English Language: In which The Words are deduced from their Originals, Explained in their Different Meanings, and Authorised by the Names of the Writers in whose Works they are found. Abstracted from the Folio Edition. To which are prefixed, A Grammar of the English Language, and The Preface to the Folio Edition. The Eleventh Edition.

  • Johnson, Samuel
  • London: Printed for E. Bathurst, R. Dodsley, P. Valliant, T. Osburne, W. Goldsmith, J. Murray, R. Brotherton, P. Nourse, E. Dilly and J. Bew 1798
  • ESTC N28409; Alston V. 209.


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8vo, pp. [986]. Modern half calf, marbled boards, spine divided by raised bands between blind rules, green morocco label. Some toning, particularly to title-page, and spotting. Spine a touch marked and very lightly sunned.


A scarce octavo abridgement of Dr Johnson's most enduring work, recorded by Library Hub at NLS only; Worldcat adds 5 North American institutions amid the usual welter of digital and microfilm records.

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