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Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1112
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language. London: by Strahan for Knapton et al., 1755. Second edition, two folio volume, title pages printed in black and red, bound in uniform full contemporary speckled calf, worn, some slight marginal water staining to last few signatures of the second volume, 16 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $4,000-6,000

I: [a]2, b-c2, D-N2, O1, B-Z2, 2A-12Z 2, 13A 2, 13B-14Z 1; II: [pi]1, 15A-16Z 2, 17A-17Z 1, 18A-22E2, 22F-22Z 1, 23A-27D 2, 27E-28Z 1, 29A-31C 2.


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London, A Dictionary of the English Language, Book publishing, Books, British literature, Folio, Publishing, Samuel Johnson

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