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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
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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.

Condition
Rubbed, one volume with spine labels chipped; some foxing; very good overall.
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The Todd Edition of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary 1818

Estimate $700 - $1,000May 18, 2017
Starting Price $350
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