1812 A Dictionary of the English Language, Compiled From Dr. Johnson; With the Addition of Words Since Familiarized to us. Also a Dictionary of the Heathen Mythology, to Which is Added a Complete List of all the Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and Remarkable Villages in England and Wales. And a Comprehensive View of English Grammar
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Illustrated, Leather Binding
A new edition of this abridged Johnson's dictionary.
Illustrated with a frontispiece.
Johnson's 'Dictionary' is one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language, and was the pre-eminent English dictionary under the 'Oxford English Dictionary' was completed one-hundred and seventy-three years after Johnson's was published.
This abridged edition is a condensed pocket-sized dictionary, a 'Johnson in miniature' published for the ease of its readers.
Including a comprehensive view of English grammar, and the addition of many new words since Johnson first published his formidable work in 1755. Also with a complete list of cities, towns, and villages in both England and Wales.
In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed. A small amount of loss to the tail of the spine, and a smaller amount of loss to the head. Minor bumping to the extremities. Light surface cracks to the spine. Hinges are starting but firm. Ink inscription to the rear paste down. Lacking the endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned with some spots. Small tide mark to the gutter of the frontispiece and title page.
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