A Dictionary of the English Language

Price: 1,950.00 USD

London: for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Dodsley, C. Dilly [& 20 others i, 1785. 2 volumes, quarto (273 212mm). Very good copy. Half-title present, frontispiece portrait of Johnson. First authorized quarto edition, preceded by a pirate Dublin edition the previous year. This edition was issued following Johnson's death in 1784. Courtney & Smith p.57. 6th edition. 5th or later Edition. Very Good.

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