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Christian Morals: by Sir Thomas Browne, of Norwich, M. D. and Author of Religio Medici. the Second Edition. with a Life of the Author, by Samuel Johnson; and Explanatory Notes

By: Browne, Thomas (Sir) ; Samuel Johnson

Price: NZ$600.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Richard Hett, for J. Payne: 1756

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001287

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


(4), lxi, (3), 136 pages. Half-title page present. Nineteenth century half-leather binding. 5 raised bands on spine. Gilt lettering and panels on spine. All edges gilt. Edges of spine and boards rubbed. Paper number label stuck to base of spine. Split to gutter at front hinge. Owner's signature dated 1864 on front endpaper. Slight foxing. ; 16mo View more info

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The Lives Of The English Poets (Two Volumes)

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: NZ$225.00

Publisher: London, F. C & I. Rivington: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7788

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Volume One: 1" split to leather at tail of front spine joint. 3/4" split to leather at tail of rear spine joint. Gutters split. Volume Two: 3/4" split to leather at tail of front spine joint. 2 x 1/4" insect holes at head of rear gutter, through to page 523. ; Two Volumes. Quarter-leather binding with gilt lettering on spines. Volume One: [vi], 528 pages + frontis. Volume Two: [vi], 543 pages + frontis. Page dimensions: 130mm x 67mm. Selected contents: Milton; Butler; Rochester; Waller; Dryden; Halifax; Parnell; Addison; Prior; Granville; Somervile; Swift; Pope. ... View more info

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A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the names of the writers in whose works they are found. Abstracted from the Folio Edition, by the author, Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: NZ$285.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Moon, Boys, & Graves: 1828

Seller ID: 6260

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Front board detached. Spine label chipped. Boards rubbed and worn. First two preliminary leaves detached from remainder of text block (but attached to front board).; xxiii, [1], 640 pages. Half-calf binding. Front board and first two preliminary leaves detached. Page dimensions: 213 x 134mm. Title continues: "To which is prefixed, A Grammar of the English Language. A New Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected."; 8vo View more info

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Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language. with Walker's Pronunciation of all the difficult or doubtful Words. and marks to show where to double the consonant in the participle. A Pocket Edition on Diamond Type.

By: [Johnson, Samuel]

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: London, Printed by C. Corrall . . . and sold by William S. Orr: 1832

Seller ID: 15276

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Leather rubbed along joints and edges and corners of boards. Moderate foxing, quite heavy on the fly leaves. Pencil scribble on front fly leaf. ; iv, 233, [1] pages. Contemporary full black leather binding. Marbled endpapers. Title in gilt on spine: "Johnson's Dictionary". Page dimensions: 114 x 70mm. A near-miniature book. " The two Standard Dictionaries of the English Language are those of Johnson and Walker; the former in all that regards the authority and spelling of words, the latter as to their pronunciation. The object of the volume now offered to the Public is to unite in a... View more info