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A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (2 VOLUMES)

by Samuel Johnson

Published by Folio Society. 1st thus. 2006

Slightly better than very good condition. In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. Folio Society facsimile of the first edition of Johnson's dictionary. Very large format. Three-quarter dappled calf-skin leather (spine and corners), Marbled boards and text block. Limited to 1000 numbered copies.

This is copy 196 of 1000. Spines lightly faded and a few minor stains. Some scuffing to leather of volume I. Contents are fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

Stock no. 1823321

 

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