Johnson's Dictionary: A Modern Selection.
The first modern edition of Samuel Johnson's dictionary, this work focuses on words that are not found in modern dictionaries, on words that show Johnson's personal biases, and on words that help comprehend 18th and early 19th c. literature. Gilray cartoon of Dr SJ in the preface. Very clean book, excellent condition and a great read. Pantheon, 1963. Hb, Dj. USED. $15.00