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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 301

    JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language. London: W. Strahan for A. Millar and others, 1765.

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    JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language. London: W. Strahan for A. Millar and others, 1765.

    2 volumes, 2o (422 x 262 mm). Title-pages printed in red and black. (Some occasional mostly marginal spotting.) Modern half calf, marbled boards, morocco spine labels (some very minor rubbing).

    Third edition of Johnson's monumental work, originally published on 15 April 1755.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN