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A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE:
Johnson, Samuel.

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE:

In Which are Deduced From Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples From the Best Writers. To Which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and An English Grammar. [Bound with] A SUPPLEMENT to Johnson’s English Dictionary: Of Which the Palpable Errors are Attempted to be Rectified, and its Material Omissions Supplied by George Mason. Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington ... 1816. [with] 1801.
11th Ed. Corrected and Revised. 2 vols. 4to. T.p. + (a-i2]). + (B-[6S4]) + (T.p. + (B-[604]) + T.p. + [ii] + (a-[Ff4]). Engraved port. frontis. Some light browning, a.e. marbled, rebound by Temple Bindery in gilt rule edged calf backed cloth boards, gilt lettered labels and gilt ruling to spine. ODNB ‘... Mason's belligerent Supplement to Johnson's English Dictionary (1801), intended to rectify Johnson's 'palpable errors' and supply his 'material omissions', received a hostile notice in the British Critic ...’
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