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A dictionary of the English language : 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

Author: Samuel JohnsonWilliam StrahanAndrew MillarJohn and Paul Knapton (Firm),T. and T. Longman (Firm),All authors
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton ; T. and T. Longman ; C. Hitch and L. Hawes ; A. Millar ; and R. and J. Dodsley, MDCCLV [1755]
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Early works
Dictionaries Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Dictionary of the English language.
London : Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton [et al.], MDCCLV [1755]
(OCoLC)890593514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson; William Strahan; Andrew Millar; John and Paul Knapton (Firm),; T. and T. Longman (Firm),; C. Hitch and L. Hawes (Firm),; R. and J. Dodsley,; Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1637325
Notes: Title-pages in red and black.
Printed in double columns.
Continuous signatures: Volume 1. A-K² a-d² (-d2) B-13A² 13B-14Z² -- Volume 2. 15A-31C².
Description: 2 volumes ; 42 cm (folio)
Contents: Volume 1. A-K --
Volume. 2. L-Z.
Other Titles: Johnson's dictionary
Responsibility: by Samuel Johnson, A.M. In two volumes.

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