The Todd Edition of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary 1818
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Author: Johnson, Samuel
Title: A Dictionary of the English Language
Place Published: London
Publisher:Longman, Hurst, Rees, et al
Date Published: 1818
Four volumes. Revised by H.J. Todd. Frontispiece in Volume 1. (Thick 4to) modern three quarter calf and cloth, spines gilt, all edges marbled. With the scarce 1819 supplementary volume by John Seagar, differently bound.
The first and most important revision to Johnson's great work. Courtney & Smith page 59.