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Johnson"s dictionary

Samuel Johnson

Johnson"s dictionary

a modern selection

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.L. McAdam Jr. & George Milne.
    GenreDictionaries
    ContributionsMcAdam, E. L. 1905-1969, Milne, George, 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 464 p. ;
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22101514M
    ISBN 100333329848

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