JOHNSON, Samuel.
BOXED SET
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language, compiled from Dr Johnson; with the Addition of Words since familiarized to us. Also a Dictionary of the Heathen Mythology. To which is added a complete list of all the Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and remarkable Villages in England and Wales. And a comprehensive View of English Grammar. A New Edition.
London. Printed for Peacock [sic] and Bampton …  1823.
[With:] CAPPER, Benjamin Pitts. A compendious Geographical Dictionary, containing a Description of every remarkable Place in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America … The fourth Edition. Corrected and enlarged with the addition of more than five thousand names of places … Embellished with nine Maps, including those of Australasia and Polynesia. London: Printed for Peacocks and Bampton … Scatcherd and Letterman; and Longman and Co. … 1813.
[And:] JONES, Stephen. A new Biographical Dictionary: a containing a brief Account of the Lives and Writings of the most Eminent Persons and Remarkable Characters in every Age and Nation … The seventh Edition: with numerous Additions and Improvements … London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Scatcherd, J. Nunn; T. Cadell; Harris and Son; J. Mawman, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Baynes and Son; Peacocks and Bampton; G. and W. R. Whittaker; Simpkin and Marshall; J. Souter: and Wilson and Sons, York. 1822.

3 works together, 12mo and 16mo (131 × 85 mm) in half-sheets; uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grain full morocco, all edges gilt, inkstain to the upper board of the Johnson, else fine; as issued in the original custom-made red half morocco wooden box, the edges covered in marbled paper, darkened but still very good.

A very attractive late Georgian portable library of dictionaries.

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