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A dictionary of the English language

Samuel Johnson

A dictionary of the English language

In which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the ... of the writers in whose works they are found

by Samuel Johnson

  • 57 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Barnes & Noble .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages832
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8667985M
    ISBN 101566195632
    ISBN 109781566195638

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: A Dictionary of the English Language?, in two volumes: 2 uniform volumes, Vol. civ, signatures B - 5Z3, Vol. [ii], signatures A - 6A2, with text in 3 columns per page First UK Edition, both rebacked and with original spine laid down, corners bumped, some light marks to covers, spines rubbed, contemporary owner's signature on front pastedown [James van Sommer, Published on 15 April and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

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