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[Samuel Johnson's Dictionary]  
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

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All books in this range are bound in Moroccan goatskin, with a design and title tooled in gold, and a brass clasp. They have around 48 pages, with gilt top edge. The frontispiece is individually hand-coloured. Each is 1 1/8" tall; width is from 7/8" to 15/16".

L1. Prayer Book                                                                                                  £20.00

Collects of the church, prettily decorated. Bound in black, with gilt cross on front.

L2. An Account of the Life of Dr. Samuel Johnson     Samuel Johnson  £20.00

Famous wit and literary genius. All that remains of his autobiography, rescued from the flames. Bound in brown, with blind tooling.

L3. The Bristol Psalter                                                                                        £20.00

Favourite psalms from the Bible, with intricate medieval illuminated designs. Bound in black,with gilt spine design.

L4. A Dictionary of the English Language       Samuel Johnson                 £20.00

Hugely influential. This abridgement is delightful to read for the elegant, witty, and biased definitions. Bound in black, with gilt diamond pattern.


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