Johnson, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language. London: W. Strahan, 1755. Second edition. First volume only, plain cloth. Title printed in red and black, woodcut tail-pieces. Folio. Title, last leaf of text, and several initial gatherings disbound, scattered light or mild marginal dampstaining, annotations in pencil, ex-libris stamps, spotting and browning throughout, and other wear; fair copy, sold as is with all defects.