Johnson's dictionary of the English language, in miniature. To which are added, an alphabetical account of the heathen dieties ... The first American from the fourteenth English edition

Boston: published by W. P. and L. Blake, 1804. First American appearance of Johnson's Dictionary, albeit in miniature form; the first American octavo didn't appear until the following year, and the complete text not until 1818; 12mo, pp. 274, [2]; engraved frontispiece portrait; last 4 leaves with tears in the upper corners, the penultimate leaf with loss of text, the last leaf also with loss but no loss of letterpress; contemporary full sheep nicely rebacked and with back cover also nicely renewed; rear endpapers renewed, front hinge reinforced. Fleeman 56.1MD/23. Item #54106

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