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

SKU: 018666
Regular price £145.00 GBP inc. VAT
Brown tan coloured full leather hard back with gilt lettering to the front (Miss. J. Hyndman.) and spine. Six gilt bands to the spine. Red spine label contains the gilt lettering. Pencil scribbling to the rear blank pages and pen to the FEP and FFEP. Previous owner's inscription to a rear page. Internally pages are in good condition although a few pages showing signs of foxing. Black and white illustration to the half title page, which has been ghosted onto the reverse of the first blank page. Page ends darkened with age. Overall a good volume . This book has been professionally restored , spine has been re-laid with leather re-back and leather chips have been repaired and restored on rear board. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 182g.(YBP Ref: 018666:15(2b))
  • Author: JOHNSON, Samuel
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  • Publisher: G R Ward
  • Condition: Good Plus
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  • Size: 24mo - over 5in - 53/4in tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published in: London
  • Published Date: 1809
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  • Language: English