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by David Littlejohn ; illustrated with a matched pair of original leaves from A dictionary of the English language by Samuel Johnson (1755) and An American dictionary of the English language by Noah Webster (1828).

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Main Author: Littlejohn, David
Other Names: Grabhorn, Robert, | Hoyem, Andrew,
Published: San Francisco : The Book Club of California, 1971
Series: Publication (Book Club of California) ; no. 139.
Topics: English language - Lexicography - History. | Encyclopedias and dictionaries - History and criticism. | English language - United States - Lexicography - History. | Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Dictionary of the English language. | Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. American dictionary of the English language.
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260 |aSan Francisco :|bThe Book Club of California,|c1971|e([San Francisco] :|fPrinted by Grabhorn-Hoyem)
300 |a[2], 84, [6] p., 2 leaves of plates :|bill., facsims. ;|c33 cm.
490 1 |aPublication / Book Club of California ;|vno. 139
500 |a"500 copies of this book printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem."--P. [3].
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500 |aInitial leaf and final three leaves are blank.
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