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Johnson"s dictionary of the English language, in miniature

Johnson"s dictionary of the English language, in miniature

To which are added, an alphabetical account of the heathen deities; a list of the cities, ... and a concise epitome of the most remarkable events during the French revolution. By the Rev. Joseph Hamilton, ...

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Published by printed for Longman and Rees; J. Johnson, C. Dilly, G. G. and J. Robinson, W. J. and J. Richardson, R. Baldwin, [and 20 others in London] in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],284p.,plate
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21331852M

A Dictionary of the English Language, the famous dictionary of Samuel Johnson, published in London in ; its principles dominated English lexicography for more than a century. This two-volume work surpassed earlier dictionaries not in bulk but in precision of definition. Its strength lay in two.   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 by Johnson, Samuel,

About this Item: W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE in Which the Words are deduced from their Originals To Which are Prefixed a History of the Language and An English Grammar, London, W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, , first edition, two volumes, large folio (16 -1/2 x 10 -1/4 inches; x mm. Johnsons̓ Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To which are Added, an Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities, and a Copious Chronological Table of Remarkable Events, Discoveries and Inventions - Ebook written by Samuel Johnson, Rev. Joseph Hamilton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.5/5(1).

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