A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals … to which is prefixed an English grammar. To this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The third edition, carefully revised. Samuel Johnson.
A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals … to which is prefixed an English grammar. To this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The third edition, carefully revised.

A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals … to which is prefixed an English grammar. To this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The third edition, carefully revised.

Dublin: printed by W.G. Jones for Thomas Ewing, 1768. 8vo, pp. [72] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; 19th century black diced black calf very neatly rebacked, old spine laid down; title-page dirty, else a very good copy of a scarce edition. The first octavo was published in London, 1756, abridged by Johnson; a Dublin edition followed in 1758 in 1 volume. Two other 2-volume London editions appeared in 1760 and 1766 respectively, and 1-volume Dublin editions in 1764 and 1766. Alston V, 196; Courtney & Smith, p. 62; Fleeman 56.1DA/6; Vancil, p. 123. Item #31073

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