An American dictionary of the English language; containing the whole vocabulary of the first ... An American dictionary of the English language; containing the whole vocabulary of the first ...

An American dictionary of the English language; containing the whole vocabulary of the first edition in two volumes quarto; the entire corrections and improvements of the second edition in two volumes royal octavo; to which is prefixed and introductory dissertation on the origin, history, and connection of the languages . Revised and enlarged by Chauncey A. Goodrich

Webster, Noah

Published by George and Charles Merriam, Springfield, 1848
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First edition of the first Merriam-Webster dictionary; thick 4to, pp. lxxxiv, 1367; engraved frontispiece portrait after Samuel F.B. Morse; full original sheep, black morocco spine label mostly perished; the whole quite scuffed and rubbed, preliminaries foxed, modern (1950s) manuscript list of birthdays on rear endpapers; texblock very good and sound. Contemporary ownership inscriptions of Mrs. H. Booth on front free endpaper and frontispiece verso. Vancil, p. 262. Bookseller Inventory # 44550

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Title: An American dictionary of the English ...

Publisher: George and Charles Merriam, Springfield

Publication Date: 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

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