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A Dictionary of the English Language: in: JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784)

JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784)

Published by Printed by W. Strahan for J. & P. Knapton, T. & T. Longman, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, A. Millar, and R. & J. Dodsley, London (1755)

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Item Description: Printed by W. Strahan for J. & P. Knapton, T. & T. Longman, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, A. Millar, and R. & J. Dodsley, London, 1755. 2 volumes, folio. (16 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches). Titles in red and black, all but the preface set in two columns. Expertly bound to style in half 18th century russia over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, spines with raised bands in seven compartments, ruled in gilt on either side of each band, red and black morocco lettering pieces in the second and third compartments First edition of Johnson's Dictionary. This work has at various times been called "the most important British cultural monument of the eighteenth century" (Hitchings); "the only dictionary [of the English language] compiled by a writer of the first rank " (Robert Burchfield) and first genuinely descriptive dictionary in any language. "Johnson's writings had, in philology, the effect which Newton's discoveries had in mathematics" (Webster). "It is the fate of those that toil at the lower employments of life, to be rather driven by the fear of evil, than attracted by the prospect of good; to be . punished for neglect, where success would have been without applause, and diligence without reward. Among these unhappy mortals is the writer of dictionaries . Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach" (Johnson, preface to the present work). Samuel Johnson's monumental work, which drew on all the best ideas and aspects of earlier dictionaries, was published on April 15, 1755 in an edition of 2000 copies. The price was a high one £4 10s, or £3 10s to the trade. The group of publishers whose names appear in the imprint were joint proprietors, having paid Johnson £1575 in installments for copy which took him eight years to complete, although in the final months publication was held back for the granting of his Oxford M.A. (Feb. 20, 1755). Some of Johnson's advance was used to rent the well-known house in 17 Gough Square, where the garret became his "dictionary work-shop." He called on the assistance of six amanuenses, five of whom, Boswell proudly records, were Scotsmen, and who were almost derelict when he hired them. "With no real library at hand, Johnson wrote the definitions of over 40,000 words.illustrating the senses in which these words could be used by including about 114,000 quotations drawn from English writing in every field of learning during the two centuries from the middle of the Elizabethan period down to his own time" (W. Jackson Bate, Samuel Johnson (New York, 1977), p.247. "It is the dictionary itself which justifies Noah Webster's statement that Johnson's writings had, in philology, the effect which Newton's discoveries had in mathematics. Johnson introduced into English lexicography principles which had already been accepted in Europe but were quite novel in mid-eighteenth-century England. He codified the spelling of English words; he gave full and lucid definitions of their meanings (often entertainingly colored by his High Church and Tory propensities); and he adduced extensive and apt illustrations from a wide range of authoritative writers.but despite the progress made during the past two centuries in historical and comparative philology, Johnson's book may still be consulted for instruction as well as pleasure" (PMM). The Dictionary was issued with two titlepages, identifying the volumes as "I" and "II," and is usually divided between the letters "K" and "L," as here. Although Fleeman estimates that "more than half" of the 2000 copies survive, their condition is extremely variable. The great weight of the work ensured that when standing upright and even when stoutly bound, the covers were likely to detach with time. Once the covers were loose, damage to the titles and the other outer leaves was almost inevitable. Courtney & Smith p. 54; Chapman & Hazen p. 137; Fleeman Bibliography I, p.410; Grolier English 50; cf. H. Hitchings Defining the World (ref.); PMM 201; Rothschild 1237; Slade & Kolb Johnson's Dictionary pp.105-113; cf. William B. Todd 'Variants in Johnson's Dictionary, 1755', pp.212-3 in The Book Collecto. Bookseller Inventory # 26355

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Johnson, Samuel

Published by Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton; T. and T. Longman; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; and R. and J. Dodsley., London (1755)

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Item Description: Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton; T. and T. Longman; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; and R. and J. Dodsley., London, 1755. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. 1st. Folio, title pages printed in red and black, woodcut tailpieces. Bound in 19th century calf with a gilt stamped border on the front and rear covers. The covers have considerable edge wear, scratches and a few stains. Gilt inner dentelles. Both volumes have been skillfully rebacked to style with two leather spine labels. Marbled end papers with some chipping at fore edges and secured at the gutters with a four inch strip of binderd cloth to ensure strength. Marbled edges with considerable wear. A few minor internal stains and a closed 5 inch tear to leaf 4G of volume one. Even though this set has its weaknesses, they are offset by the brightness of the text and that there has been no need for any repairs to the first and last leaves of text in either volume as they have been so well cared for. Further the dimensions of the text are an impressive 10 1/2 inches (267 mm) wide by16 1/2 inches (417 mm) tall. Fleeman 55, 4D/1a, PMM. One of 2000 sets printed with the estimate that about half that number have survived. ".the most amazing, enduring and endearing one man feat in the field of lexicography." (PMM). Bookseller Inventory # 9019844

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A Dictionary of the English Language: In: Johnson, Samuel
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Item Description: Printed by W. Strahan, for J. & P. Knapton, et al., London, 1755. First edition of Samuel Johnson's dictionary of the English language. Folio, 2 volumes. Bound in three quarters calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles, black spine labels. In very good condition with owner inscription on title head, title of volume one conserved, occasional light toning. "With no real library at hand, Johnson wrote the definitions of over 40,000 words. illustrating the senses in which these words could be used by including about 114,000 quotations drawn from English writing in every field of learning during the two centuries from the middle of the Elizabethan period down to his own time" (W. Jackson Bate). "Dr. Johnson performed with his Dictionary the most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography The preface ranks among Johnson’s finest writings It is the dictionary itself which justifies Noah Webster’s statement that Johnson’s writings had, in philology, the effect which Newton’s discoveries had in mathematics" (PMM 201). Bookseller Inventory # 12056

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Item Description: London: Printed by W. Strahan, 1773., 1773. The Fourth Edition, Revised by the Author. In fact this is the last edition to be revised and corrected by Johnson himself. 2 volumes; Folio. Elegantly bound in recent full speckled calf to style, with red and black title labels, gilt to spine. Text complete with no replacement leaves. Some usual spotting and creasing to first and final leaves, a little edge-toned and worn to those same few pages but free from significant tears and losses. A handsome copy of this key edition of the dictionary; the importance of the fourth edition has been stressed increasingly by modern scholars. Of this definitive printing, Professor James Clifford notes that it 'represents most fully what Johnson wanted the Dictionary to be'. Courtney & Nicol Smith, p.55-6. Bookseller Inventory # 45979

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JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784) [TODD, Rev. H J]

Published by London: Printed for Longman and others 1818 (1818)

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Item Description: London: Printed for Longman and others 1818, 1818. FIRST TODD EDITION. 4 volumes, 4to, with additions and numerous corrections by Rev. Todd. Frontispiece portrait of S. Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Elegantly bound in original full polished calf, gilt, with gilt labels to spine, gilt crest to upper, grey endpapers, all edges marbled. Minor wear to binding, light foxing to preliminaries. Exquisite and near invisible reback, ink ownership to first blanks. A fine set in a beautiful period binding. Bookseller Inventory # 27473

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Item Description: Dublin: Printed by R. Marchbank, 1798., 1798. The Eighth Edition. 2 volumes; 4to. Portrait frontispiece of the Author from a painting by Joshua Reynolds to vol.I. Recent half dark brown calf with gilt and red title label to spines; marbled boards. Some occasional staining and browning. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 26360

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Johnson, Samuel

Published by J. Knapton; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; W. Strahan; R. And J. Dodsley; M. And T. Longman, London (1760)

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Item Description: J. Knapton; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; W. Strahan; R. And J. Dodsley; M. And T. Longman, London, 1760. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Second Edition, corrected, 1760. Sound two volume set in an attractive mid 20th century tan suede binding with dark red spine labels, raised spine bands, renewed endpapers, about 8" tall. Covers have only light wear but a scattering of foxing, slightly age-darkened spines, hinges cracked at the endpapers (especially in volume II) but covers very secure, text block sound, the newer endpapers age-toned and/or lightly foxed, the original pages very slightly age-darkened but clean with very little light foxing, modern name and address stamp on the newer blank opposite the title page in each volume, no other names or markings. Bookseller Inventory # 035192

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A Dictionary of the English Language: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

Published by J. F. And C. Riberton, L. Davis, T. Longman, et al (1790)

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Item Description: J. F. And C. Riberton, L. Davis, T. Longman, et al, 1790. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Acceptable. Ninth Edition. Leather. Ninth edition. Fair condition. Spine leather quite chipped away, title is present but well-worn. Area of front board's outer coating chipped away as well Former owners' names a brief history of the ownership of the book written in different colors of ink on the paste down, tracing it from a woman in 1792 to Manchester, England 1947 with a large gap in between. Dampstaining to fore edge, light wrinkling to upper areas of some pages, and a few light dampstains here and there. Text is all perfectly legible, though. Corners bumped, fraying. Hinge beginning to split at the page beginning with "RAT." A worn but textually-complete 18th century edition of Johnson's Dictionary. Bookseller Inventory # 140919021

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Item Description: London: Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, etc., 1792., 1792. The Tenth Edition. 8vo.; not paginated. Bound in full brown morocco with brown title label and date in gilt to spine; brown end papers. Binding a little rubbed. Numerical date below the roman numeral printed one and 'embellishments' to the title page, owner's name to top of Preface page and last blank, all in ink in a contemporary hand. Light general browning; last page creased. Shows well. Very good indeed. Bookseller Inventory # 34663

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Item Description: J. Johnson, C. Dilly, et. Al, 1805. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Fair set of 4 hardcover's. 1805 EDITION. Ex-Library (college) with usual markings. Text is unmarked but tanned and with foxing spots. All pages present and still very readable. Covers show edge wear with bumped corners and heavy rubbing/scuffing. Hinges on volumes 3 and 4 are cracked and loose. Back strips supported with library tape.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Bookseller Inventory # 1106210047

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A Dictionary of the English Language: In: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

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Item Description: Ams Pr Inc, 1967. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0404035906

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Johnson, Samuel

Published by Printed for J Johnson et al., London (1799)

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Item Description: Printed for J Johnson et al., London, 1799. Hardcover. 8th edition. GOOD books. Original full calf with gilt lettered spine labels. "Johnson's Dictionary" on red leather, the volume # on black. Author & title spine labels. Author gilt lettered red leather: "JOHNSON'S DICTIONARY". Title gilt letered black leather: "VOL 1/A.K" & "Vol 2/L.Z". Title labels with floral motif in each corner. All labels with top & bottom ruled in gilt. Labels chipped & worn but no missing letters. Vol 2 front cover detached but present. Both vols with backstrips starting to split, spine ends worn down to text block levels. Hard back binding but quite restoreable. Binding still tight, no loose leaves or sprung signatures. No woodcuts; no frontis(as issued), head or tail pieces, or initials. Vol 1 with about 30 leaves of preliminary material following by unpaginated dictionary in three columes. VG text block, with GOOD(worn) covers. Bookseller Inventory # 001942

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Samuel Johnson Dictionary English Language + Heathen: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Published by London : Printed for W. Peacock, Salisbury-Court, Fleet-Street. And sold by all Booksellers, stationers, &c., M, DCC, XCIV. (1794)

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Item Description: London : Printed for W. Peacock, Salisbury-Court, Fleet-Street. And sold by all Booksellers, stationers, &c., M, DCC, XCIV., 1794. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1794 Samuel Johnson Dictionary English Language + Heathen Deities Pagan Occult Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [O.S. 7 September] – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as “arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history”. He is also the subject of “the most famous single work of biographical art in the whole of literature”: James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson. Main author: Samuel Johnson Title: A dictionary of the English language. : With an alphabetical account of the heathen deities ; and a list of the cities, towns, Boroughs, and remarkable Villages, in England and Wales. To which is prefixed a comprehensive view of English Grammar. Published: London : Printed for W. Peacock, Salisbury-Court, Fleet-Street. And sold by all Booksellers, stationers, &c., M, DCC, XCIV. Language: English FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: secure leather binding; Pages: complete with all pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London : Printed for W. Peacock, Salisbury-Court, Fleet-Street. And sold by all Booksellers, stationers, &c., M, DCC, XCIV. Size: ~5.25in X 3.5in (13cm x 9cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15161400640

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A dictionary of the English language: (2: Johnson, Samuel,

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Johnson, Samuel

Published by C. & J. Rivington, J. Scatcherd et al., London (1824)

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Item Description: C. & J. Rivington, J. Scatcherd et al., London, 1824. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. BOOK CONDITION is VERY GOOD/FULL LEATER. Title page states, abridged from The Rev. H. J. Todd, corrected and enlarged Quarto Edition by Alexander Chalmers. Dictionary is unpaginated and the last dictionary word is ZOOTOMY. Book has No Previous owner's name on the inside cover, marbled end pages, light staining, lightly soiled and a strong spine. Light damage and wear to top of spine at finger pull. Book has a brown leather board, 5-raised bands and gold lettering on a very good black label. Book has light ware on edges, bumped corners with some wwar. On the title page of this 190+-year old dictionary states, "The Words are Deduced from their Originals, Explained in their Different Meanings and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found". This book is NOT an ex-library copy, NOT a print-on-demand and NOT a later edition.This book is a Very Good Reading Copy by a reliable scourc in the study of the English Language and a picture of the actual book you will receive is available on request. Please note: This dictionary appears to be repaired. The orginal spine cover appears to be reattached to boards and hinges. A very good repair and kept minimally invasive to the orginal character of the dictionary. Top and bottom ribbons appear to be in to good of a condition for a book of this age. Good page alignment and doesn't appear to be a modern repair. FYI. Size: 8.5"x5.5"x2". DICTIONARY. Bookseller Inventory # 022807

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A Dictionary of the English Language (1983/1755): Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

Published by London, Times Books 1983 (1983)

ISBN 10: 0723002517 ISBN 13: 9780723002512

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Item Description: London, Times Books 1983, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Book Condition is Fine/No DJ/No Slipcase. This dictionary copy of Samuel Johnson's first dictionary in 1755 is a 1983 reprint of the original dictionary. Printed in Japan by Toppan Printing and sold in Great Britain and the US.by Times Books. Title page states,"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 Samuel Johnson, A.M.". Printed by W. Strahan for J. and P. Knafton. et al. Dictionary is 3" thick, brown boards, gold lettering and two gray ribbons. Book has a Very Good Spine. slightly soiled and very good corners. Two volumes of the original printed in one book. Again, this is a fine reprnt of Samuel Johnson's first dictionary, printed in old English and Not a print on demand copy or a down loaded copy. This Dictionary is a Fine Reading Copy in the Study of the English Language and a picture of the actual book you will receive is available on request. Size: 10"x8" ETYMOLOGY, LEXICOGRAPHY, LEXICON, ORTHOE. DICTIONARY. Bookseller Inventory # 022845

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1824 Samuel Johnson FAMOUS Dictionary of English: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Published by Troy, Wm. Disturnell, Lansingburgh and John Disturnell, 1824. (1824)

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Item Description: Troy, Wm. Disturnell, Lansingburgh and John Disturnell, 1824., 1824. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1824 Samuel Johnson FAMOUS Dictionary of English Language Heathen Deities Pagan Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as “arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history.” We do not find any other example of this rare edition for sale worldwide Main author : Samuel Johnson Title: Johnson’s 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 in Europe. Published: Troy, Wm. Disturnell, Lansingburgh and John Disturnell, 1824. Language: English FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 295 pages; plus indexes, prefaces and such; Publisher: Troy, Wm. Disturnell, Lansingburgh and John Disturnell, 1824. Size: ~5.75in X 3.75in (14.5cm x 9.5cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16246900418

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Johnson, Samuel

Published by Johnson & Warner, Philadelphia (1813)

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Item Description: Johnson & Warner, Philadelphia, 1813. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 8vo edition from 1813, two volumes in one binding. Three quarter calf leather over marbled boards, red spine label, 8.75" tall, 385 + 341 pages. Spine scuffed and a bit crackled but stable, repaired with retained early binding but with early 20th century endpapers and spine label, good hinges text block sound with crack prior to preface and inner margins of preliminaries a bit more stuck together than originally intended, pages age-darkened with scattered foxing throughout, one name in ink and additional pencil notes on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 033135

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Item Description: A. Wilson, London, 1812. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. Stereotype Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stereotype edition, 1812, abstracted from the folio edition. Full sheep with black spine label, 792 pages. Covers scuffed with some chipping through to the center of the spine and on the rear cover near the spine, extremities worn, sound binding, tiny old rodent chew at the bottom edge affecting only the far lower margin of several pages, name in ink on front free endpaper, additional notes on endpapers in pencil, pages clean and otherwise unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 031308

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A Dictionary of the English Language: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

Published by Times Books

ISBN 10: 0723002282 ISBN 13: 9780723002284

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Item Description: Times Books. IMITATION LEATHER. Book Condition: Very Good. 0723002282 1979 Giant tome maroon leathette decorated gold spine very heavy several thousand pages can't ship outside USA facsimile of original of 1755. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1003235

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Samuel Johnson's Unpublished Revisions to the Dictionary: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

Published by Cambridge University Press (2005)

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0521844703

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Samuel Johnson's Unpublished Revisions to the Dictionary: Samuel Johnson
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Item Description: 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 246mm x 40mm x 325mm. Hardcover. This edition makes available for the first time the largest collection of unpublished material by the great 18th-century writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson in existence. For the revis.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 456 pages. 2.785. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521844703

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The Preface to Johnson's Dictionary of the: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

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Item Description: The Rowfant Club, Cleveland, 1934. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. Octavo 7.5" x 10". [Antq-5]. One of 110 copies. 32 pp. Hardcover, bound in cloth backed boards. Light shelf-wear, the corners rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 022719

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Johnson and Walker s Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 Excerpt: .and by him exempted from the jurisdiction of the ordinary. The king may also license a subject to found such a chappel.and by his charter exempt it from the ordinary s visitation. Cowel. Fre ecost, free kost, n. -. without cost or exp-.nse; free from charges. Fre cdman, n. x. a slave manumitted. Fhe edom, free dum, n. -. act, state, or quality of being free; liberty, exemption from servitude, independence; privileges, franchises, immunities; power of enjoying franchises; exemption from fute, necessity, or predetermination; unrc?traint; the state of being without any particular evil or inconvenience; case or facility in doing or shewing any thing. Fheefo oied, free foot ted, adj. not restrained in the march. Freehe arted, free-har ted, adj. having a free heart; liberal, unrestrained. Fheeho ld, free hold, n. i. that land or tenement which a man holdeth in fee, fee-tail, or for term of life. Freehold in deed is the real possession of lands or tenements in fee, fee-tail, or for life. FrecliM in law is the right that a man has to such land or tenements before his entry or seizure. Freehold is sometimes taken in opposition to villenagc. Laud, in the time of the Saxons, was called either bookland, that is, holden by hnok or writing, or folelaud, that is, holden with out writing. The former was held by far better conditions, and by the better sort of tenanu, as noblemen and gentlemen, being such as we now call freehold. The latter was commonly in the possession of clowns, being that which we now call at the will of the lord. Cou-el. Freeho ldkk, frec-hole dur, n. one who has a freehold. Fbkk ly, free le, adv. in a free manner; at liberty, without vassalage, without slavery, without dependance; without restraint, heartily, with full gust; plentifully, la. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130041309

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Samuel Johnson's Unpublished Revisions to the Dictionary: Johnson, Samuel

Johnson, Samuel

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction; The British Library copy: description and provenance (with the Sneyd-Gimbel copy); The printer's copy for the letter B; George Steevens and Samuel Johnson; Notes on selected changes and annotations; Introduction; Notes; Policy of citing sources; Editions cited and works quoted; Facsimile; Transcription; Appendix: The Sneyd-Gimbel copy; Examples from the Sneyd-Gimbel copy. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0521844703

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Johnson and Walker s Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: Samuel Johnson

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 Excerpt: .and by him exempted from the jurisdiction of the ordinary. The king may also license a subject to found such a chappel.and by his charter exempt it from the ordinary s visitation. Cowel. Fre ecost, free kost, n. -. without cost or exp-.nse; free from charges. Fre cdman, n. x. a slave manumitted. Fhe edom, free dum, n. -. act, state, or quality of being free; liberty, exemption from servitude, independence; privileges, franchises, immunities; power of enjoying franchises; exemption from fute, necessity, or predetermination; unrc?traint; the state of being without any particular evil or inconvenience; case or facility in doing or shewing any thing. Fheefo oied, free foot ted, adj. not restrained in the march. Freehe arted, free-har ted, adj. having a free heart; liberal, unrestrained. Fheeho ld, free hold, n. i. that land or tenement which a man holdeth in fee, fee-tail, or for term of life. Freehold in deed is the real possession of lands or tenements in fee, fee-tail, or for life. FrecliM in law is the right that a man has to such land or tenements before his entry or seizure. Freehold is sometimes taken in opposition to villenagc. Laud, in the time of the Saxons, was called either bookland, that is, holden by hnok or writing, or folelaud, that is, holden with out writing. The former was held by far better conditions, and by the better sort of tenanu, as noblemen and gentlemen, being such as we now call freehold. The latter was commonly in the possession of clowns, being that which we now call at the will of the lord. Cou-el. Freeho ldkk, frec-hole dur, n. one who has a freehold. Fbkk ly, free le, adv. in a free manner; at liberty, without vassalage, without slavery, without dependance; without restraint, heartily, with full gust; plentifully, la. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130041309

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A Dictionary of the English Language Volume: Samuel Johnson

Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 Excerpt: .3. With sourness of aspect. How tartly that gentleman looks!--He is of a very melancholy disposition. Sbahttsri. Ta rtness. -. J. from tart. 1. Sharpness; sourness; acidity. Of these sweets put in three gallons, more or less, into an hogshead, as the tartness of your cyder requires. Attrtiatr. -. Sourness of temper; poignancy of language.-Thev cannot be too sweet for the king s tartness. Staksfun. Task. it. s. taschc, Fr. tassa, Ital. 1. Something to be done imposed by another. Relieves me from my task of servile toil Daily in the common prison else enjoin d me. Milii i. Employment; business. His mental powers were equal to greater tests. Atitriar, No happier task these faded eyes pursue, To read and weep is all they now can do. ttti. 3. To take to Task. To reprove; to reprimand. A holv man took a soldier r- fori upon the subject of his profession. VSstrm. He discovered some rcmainsof his nature ithea he met with a football, for which sir Roger tmk him. task. Ad. To Task. V. a. from the noun. Tp burden with something to be done. Forth he goes Like to a harvestman, that s tatk dxo mow, Or all, or lose his hire. Sicktfem. Some things of weight, Thattaiourthoughts, concerningusandFrioce-Skaks/nsn. I have drunk but one cup to-night, and!tta was craftily qualified too; and behold what innovation it makes here, I am unfortunate in at infirmity, and dare not task my weakness wait any more. Sbaksfe Divert thy thoughts at home; There task thy maids, and exercise the Ioorn Ta sker. I n. s task andnwj/fr-1 Taskmaster.5 One who impose tasks. All is, if I have grace to use it so, As ever in my great taikmaittr eye., The service of sin is perfect slavery i yell , who will pay obedience to the commands of 11, shall find it an unreas. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236327529

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Samuel Johnson s Unpublished Revisions to the: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

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Item Description: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Facsimile. 328 x 249 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. This edition makes available for the first time the largest collection of unpublished material by the great eighteenth-century writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson in existence. For the revised fourth edition (1773) of Johnson s Dictionary of the English Language, Johnson and his amanuensis annotated over one hundred and twenty interleaved folio pages of the first edition, but the printer for unknown reasons failed to include the corrections. These pages, including hundreds of authorial additions and changes to the text, are reproduced here in facsimile, along with a transcription, an extensive commentary and notes. This extraordinary archive offers a unique record of Johnson s methods of revision, his collaboration with his assistants, and the preparation of printer s copy in general. Johnson s deletion and editing of hundreds of new quotations, notes, and definitions contributed by others sheds much new light on his intentions for his work and his attitudes towards language and literature. Bookseller Inventory # AAA9780521844703

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A Dictionary of the English Language Volume: Samuel Johnson

Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 Excerpt: . Sbalspiart. And that he might on many props repose, He strengths his own, and who his part did take. Daniel. Let not thy divine heart Forethink me any ill; Destiny may take thy part. And may thy fears fulfil. Donne. Some other pow r Might have aspir d, and me, tho mean, Drawn to his part. Milton. Call up their eyes, and fix them on your example; that so natural ambition might take part with reason and their interest to encourage imitation. Glanville. A brand preserv d to warm some prince s heart, And make whole kingdoms take her brother s part. Waller. The arm thus waits upon the heart, So quick to take the bully s part; That one, tho warm, decides more slow Than t other executes the blow. Prior. 9. Something relating or belonging. For Zelmane s part, she would have been glad of die fall, which made her bear the sweet burden of Philoclea, but that she feared she might receive some hurt. Sidney. For my part, I would entertain the legend of my love with quiet hours. Sbakspeare. For your part, it not appears to me, That you should have an inch of any ground To build a grief upon. Sbalipeare. For my part, 1 have no servile end in my labour, which may restrain or embase the freedom of rny judgment. Wotion. Fur my part, I think there is nothing so secret that shall not be brought to light, within the world. JJurntU so. Particular office or character. The pneumatical part, which is in all tangible bodies, and hath some affinity with the air, pstformeth the parts of the air: as, when y.m knock upon an empty barrel, the sound is, in part, created by the air on the outside, and, in part, by the air in the inside. Ba.cn. Store of plants, the effects of nature; and where the people did their part, such increase of maize. Heylin. Accuse not nature, she hath done her . Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236016843

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A Dictionary of the English Language Volume: Samuel Johnson

Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 Excerpt: . though fruit be here t excess. Milton. The other is for entirely waving all searches into antiquity, in relation to this controversy, fis being either needless or fruitless. Waterland. . Having no offspring. Upon my head tncy plac d a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe; No son of mine succeeding. Shahpeare. Fru it-time. n. s. fruit and time. The autumn; the time for gathering fruit. Tru it-tree. n. s. fruit and tret A A tree of that kind whose piincipal value arises from the fruit produced by jr. Laofeby yonder blcssld moon I vow, That tips withjsilver all these fruit-tree tops. Shakspeare. t They possessed housel full of all gooc welU digged, vineyards and ojivcyards, and fruit-trees in abundance. Nzbemiab, All with i border of nchfniit-tretl crown J, Whose loaded branches hide the lofty mound. WaUsr. Frumenta cious. adj. from frumen turn, Latin. Made of grain. Diet. Frume nty. it. s. frumentum, corn, Latin. Food made of wheat boiltd in milk. To Frump, -v. a. To mock; to browbeat. Skinner. Ainnvtrtb. To FRush. v. a. frois/er, French. To break, bruise, or crush. Hanmir. 1 like thy armour well; I ll (rush it, and unlock the rivets all, But I ll b- master of it. Shalipan. Frush. H.s. from the verb. A sort of tender horn that grows in the middle of the sole, and at some distance from the toe: it divides into two branches, running toward the heel, in the form of a fork. Farrier i Diet. Frustra neous. adj. frustra, Latin. Vain; useless; unprofitablej without advantage. Their attempts being sofrustrmneow, and the demonstrations to the contrary so perspicuous, it is a marvel that any man should be zealously affected in a cause that has neither truth nor any honest usefulness in it. Men. He timely withdraws his frustrantws baffled k. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781232208532

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