Johnson, Samuel. ~ A dictionary of the English language.The fifth edition, full calf.
London: W. Strahan, J.F. & C. Rivington and others, 1784,
Fifth Edition London 1784. Two Folio volumes, titles printed in red and black (cloth tape strengthening to inner margin of volume 1 title), occasional odd faint spotting, later full tan sheep, contrasting morocco spine labels, extremities very slightly rubbed. A very attractive set Courtney p.57. Fifth edition of the first standard English dictionary, of which 1,000 copies were printed. The last edition published in Johnson's lifetime. A monumental work.
EDITION: later edition
BINDING : Hardback
BOOK CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: No Jacket
INVENTORY NUMBER: 107879