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Johnson, Samuel; Webster, Noah; Littlejohn, David

Published by The Book Club of California; San Francisco (1971)

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From: Riverby Books (Fredericksburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California; San Francisco, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Oversize hardcover. Blue binding with navy spine and gold design on cover and red and gold title label on spine. In good condition, with some wear on covers and spine label. Fading around edgings of front and back covers. 84 pages. Copyright page dated 1971. Listed as Publication Number 139 of Book Club of California on copyright page. Colophon page lists this as a limited edition of 500 copies printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem. Contains several black and white illustrations and facsimiles throughout. Includes a matched pair of original leaves from Johnson's (1755) & Webster's (1828) Dictionaries at back of book. Binding good and tight. Pages clean and square. Since this is an oversized book, extra shipping will be required for international or priority shipping. Seller Inventory # Fred7-2060

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Littlejohn, David.

Published by Book Club of California,, San Francisco: (1971)

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About this Item: Book Club of California,, San Francisco:, 1971. Illustrated with a matched pair (w-x) of original leaves from A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson (1755) and An American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster (1828). (illustrator). First edition, one of 500 copies printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem. Blue cloth backed pale blue boards. Slight toning to edges of boards, front board very slight bowed, else fine in custom mylar cover. Prospectus laid in. Seller Inventory # Embry 137654

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Johnson, Samuel; Noah Webster & David Littlejohn.

Published by The Book Club of California San Francisco 1971. Publication Number 139; 500 copies of this book printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem. (1971)

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From: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc. (Brecksville, OH, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California San Francisco 1971. Publication Number 139; 500 copies of this book printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem., 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. "Illustrated with a matched pair of original leaves from A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel John, A.M. (1755) and An American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster, LL.D. (1828)". Size of binding: 10 ¼ in. x 12 ¾ in., titlepage, colophon page, dedication page; followed by quote in black letter, from Genesis XI, 1-9; typographic page with definitions of “babble” from Johnson & Webster, with reproduction of a woodcut of the Tower of Babel; followed by a quotation from J.-L. Borges “The Library of Babel”: pp. [1-8], [9]-84 + printed title + 2 original leaves from the first editions [1755 & 1828] of both dictionaries; illustrated with reproductions of titlepages, prints, etc. Webster page (9 ½ in. x 12 in.): Penniless-Pentameter; [reverse is]: Pentameter-Peppermint. The page shows age-related tanning, spotting. Johnson page (9 ½ in. x 16 ¼ in.): Penetrability-Pennached; [reverse is]: Pennant-Pentachord. Some worming to the top margin of page, not affecting the text, some light spotting, the page has been folded, and the lower left-hand corner is also folded, so this folio size page fits into the book. Both pages define the word penniless. Dark blue cloth spine and sides with a red leather title label mounted on the spine and gilt-lettered: JOHNSON-WEBSTER, with gilt border; lighter blue, textured paper over boards, with gilt design along the edge of the paper at the cloth, on both covers. Spine label shows a chip, light fading to cover edges; former owner’s rubber-stamped book label on front paste-down. Near fine/. Weight: 1 ¾ lbs. Seller Inventory # ABE-504753848

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Johnson, Samuel; Noah Webster & David Littlejohn.

Published by The Book Club of California San Francisco. Publication Number 139; 500 copies of this book printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem. (1971)

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From: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc. (Brecksville, OH, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California San Francisco. Publication Number 139; 500 copies of this book printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem., 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. "Illustrated with a matched pair of original leaves from A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel John, A.M. (1755) and An American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster, LL.D. (1828)". Size of binding: 10 ¼ inches x 12 ¾ in., title-page, colophon page, dedication page; followed by quote in black letter, from Genesis XI, 1-9; typographic page with definitions of "babble" from Johnson & Webster, with reproduction of a woodcut of the Tower of Babel; followed by a quotation from J.-L. Borges "The Library of Babel": pp. [1-8], [9]-84 + printed title + 2 original leaves from the first editions [1755 & 1828] of both dictionaries; illustrated with reproductions of titlepages, prints, etc. Webster page (9 ½ in. x 12 in.): Shirt-Shoe; [reverse is]: Shoe-Shore. The page shows age-related tanning, spotting. Johnson page (9 ½ in. x 16 ¼ in.): Shivery-Shoemaker; [reverse is]: Shog-Shoot. Some light spotting, the page has been folded, and the lower left-hand corner is also folded, so this folio size page fits into the book, this area shows a crease and a small tear to the page. Both pages define the word: shoe. Dark blue cloth spine and sides with a red leather title label mounted on the spine and gilt-lettered: JOHNSON-WEBSTER, with gilt border; lighter blue, textured paper over boards, with gilt design along the edge of the paper at the cloth, on both covers. With the bookplate of: Ben D. Zevin, Cleveland From his Library of Books about Books, on the front paste-down; he was the President of Cleveland, Ohio based World Publishing, publishers of dictionaries, of which Ben Zevin, once had a large personal collection. A small indentation to the upper margins of the front flyleaves and titlepage. Weight: 1 ¾ lbs. Seller Inventory # F-241

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