JOHNSON, SAMUEL. 1709-1784.
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the best Writers. London: printed by W. Strahan, for Knapton, Longman, Hitch, et al., 1755-1756.
2 volumes. Folio (420 x 245 mm). Title printed in red and black. Double column. 19th century diced calf, gilt-ruled. Second vol with a dampstain at foot of first three leaves, very occasional light foxing or stains from pressed flowers, minor spots to titles, neatly rebacked to style with new endpapers, corners bumped.
SECOND EDITION. Handsome copy.