JOHNSON, SAMUEL. 1709-1784. A Dictionary of the English Language. London: Joseph Ogle Robinson, 1828.<BR />
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JOHNSON, SAMUEL. 1709-1784. A Dictionary of the English Language. London: Joseph Ogle Robinson, 1828.
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JOHNSON, SAMUEL. 1709-1784.
A Dictionary of the English Language. London: Joseph Ogle Robinson, 1828.
Large 8vo (252 x 159 mm). Portrait frontispiece. Triple column. Period red straight-grained morocco stamped in gilt and blind, spine gilt in compartments, all edges gilt. Foxing to frontispiece offset to title, minor rubbing to binding extremities, spine slightly darkened.
Provenance: Thomas Hearn (ownership inscription dated Sept 1833); Reginald Basil Astley (armorial bookplate).

Stereotyped edition, complete in one volume. This copy in handsome period red morocco binding.
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