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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843.
American dictionary of the English language.
New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., 1970
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|Notes:||On spine: A facsim. of Noah Webster's original 1828 ed.
Original t.p. reads: An American dictionary of the English language: intended to exhibit, I. The origin, affinities, and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. II. The genuine orthography and pronunciation of words, according to general usage, or to just principles of analogy. III. Accurate and discriminating definitions, with numerous authorities and illustrations. To which are prefixed, an introductory dissertation on the origin, history, and connection of the languages of western Asia and of Europe, and a concise grammar of the English language. By Noah Webster, LL. D. New York, S. Converse, 1828.
|Description:||2 volumes portrait 29 cm.|
|Contents:||Vol 1: A-I --
Vol 2: J-Z.
|Series Title:||Belles lettres in English.|
|Responsibility:||With an introd. by Mario Pei.|