Johnson's American Dictionary Of The English Language 1813 Over 200 Yrs Old
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Johnson's American Dictionary Of The English Language 1813 Over 200 Yrs Old:
Johnson's American Dictionary of the English Language dated 1813, over 200 years old!
Book - Leather covers and spine, Johnson's Dictionary. by Samuel Johnson, A.M. Pub Johnson & Warner, 1813.
Size and Page Count: 5" X 8.25" Tall 722 Pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language:
- In which 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 abstracted from the folio edition by the author Samuel Johnson, A.M.
- With the addition of several thousand words omitted by Dr. Johnson and such as have been introduced by good writers since his time: with their etymologies, definitions and authorities. Chiefly extracted from Mason's Supplement
- to which are prefixed, A Grammar of the English Language and the preface to the folio edition
- the whole improved by the Standard of Pronunciation established ti the Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of John Walker author of Element of Elocution, rhyming Dictionary etc.
It is signed on the inside by David Crawford dated 1819 as owner of the book. The book has age stains throughout and is missing the back cover. I took a lot of photos to show its condition. It is in good shape for a book over 200 years old!
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