11th November 2020
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language in which the Words are Deduced from their Originals. London: for J. Johnson et al., 1806. 2 vols., ninth edition, 4to (277 x 118mm.) (Spotting to preliminaries and lightly throughout, lacking frontispiece and initial blank from volume 1, browning to pastedowns.) Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: Albert James Gernays (bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1); Christ's Hospital Library (stamps to rear blanks).
Hammer price: £100
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