Item #28202 Ward's Diamond Edition of Johnson's Dictionary in Miniature. Containing In the smallest Compass, The greatest Number of Words of any Dictionary yet offered to the Public. Samuel JOHNSON.
Ward's Diamond Edition of Johnson's Dictionary in Miniature. Containing In the smallest Compass, The greatest Number of Words of any Dictionary yet offered to the Public.

Ward's Diamond Edition of Johnson's Dictionary in Miniature. Containing In the smallest Compass, The greatest Number of Words of any Dictionary yet offered to the Public.

London. Printed for G.R. Ward. 1809. 1809. Hardcover. 32mo, 12.6 x7.2cm, ii,241p., printed in double columns, in the original full dark calf, full gilt decorations and borders in panels on the spine with crushed crimson morocco label, gilt titles, gilt decorated borders on the boards, marbled endpapers, some wear at the edges, very good to fine copy, rare. (n13). - "Without disparagement to other books of the same description, it will be a pardonable vanity to say, that a work of a superior cast has been here completed; a task in which much labour and some judgement were necessary; and I trust, that it will meet from the public that patronage which, in Great Britain, seldom fails to reward industry and perseverance". Editor's Preface. Item #28202

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