A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson

Published on 15 April 1755 and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

The 347th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written (Martin Seymour-Smith)
  2. - Books That Changed the World: The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History (Book)
  3. - 50 Books That Changed the World (Open Education Database)
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A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology: an Anthology (Penguin Classics) Kindle Edition 676452 $13.50 2006
A Dictionary Of The English Language...: To Which Is Prefixed, A Grammar Of The English Language; Volume 1 Paperback 888501 $21.95 2017
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Origin and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples ... Language, and an English Grammar; Volume 2 Hardcover 5160681 $39.95 2016
Preface to a Dictionary of the English Language Paperback 7238150 $4.49 $34.34 2011
Preface to a Dictionary of the English Language Kindle Edition 3763228 2016
Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature (Classic Reprint) Paperback 7126397 $13.30 $20.16 2015
A Dictionary of the English Language. Abstracted From the Folio Ed., by the Author. to Which Is Prefixed, an English Grammar. to This Ed. Are Added, a History of the English Language [&c.] Paperback 1285127 $29.95 2017
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained, Abstracted from the Folio Edition, to Which Is ... of the English Language. the Tenth Edition Hardcover 2062740 $39.95 2018
A dictionary of the English language Kindle Edition 1457065 $2.99 2013
A Dictionary of the English Language Paperback 5906442 $10.98 $29.58 2012
A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in Two Volumes), Volume One Kindle Edition 790304 $9.99 2011
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by ... Are Found. the Fourth Edition of 2; Volume 2 Hardcover 901263 $30.95 2018
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by ... Are Found. the Fourth Edition of 2; Volume 1 Hardcover 901264 $30.95 2018
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from their Originals, Explained in their Different Meanings, and Authorized by ... in whose Works they are Found. Part 1. A-DYS Paperback 4545486 $15.99 $58.94 2001
A dictionary of the English language : in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers : to which are prefixed, Kindle Edition 300578 $1.99 2012
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 Kindle Edition 1679034 $2.99 2013
A dictionary of the English language in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers: Vol 1 Paperback 3180103 $33.37 $31.95 2010
A school dictionary, being a compendium of the latest and most improved dictionaries. Comprising an easy and concise method of teaching children the ... the most useful words in the English language Paperback 1138828 $24.75 2010
A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics) Paperback 692039 $15.58 $7.78 2007
A Preface To A Dictionary Of The English Language Hardcover 2145119 $30.95 $33.42 2010
A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals, Explained In Their Different Meanings And Authorized By The ... Whose Works They Are Found : In Two Volumes Paperback 2319435 $23.95 2018
Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language in Miniature Paperback 11302388 $15.84 $17.24 2012
A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in Two Volumes), Volume Two Kindle Edition 508431 $9.99 2011
Dictionary of the English Language Leather Bound 9369513 $147.60 1983
A Dictionary of the English Language on CD-ROM CD-ROM 9664121 $399.93 1996
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A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, Abstracted from the ... Johnson The eighth edition. Volume 1 of 2 Paperback 5800928 $24.77 $41.59 2010
A Dictionary of the English Language...: To Which Is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language, Volume 2 Hardcover 1930929 $30.95 $30.94 2015
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A Dictionary of the English Language...: To Which Is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language, Volume 2 Paperback 7038561 $23.80 $35.16 2010
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by ... in Whose Works They Are Found; Volume 2 Hardcover 1358581 $30.95 $37.78 2016
A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals... Vol. II Hardcover 19830894 $2,500.00
Dictionary Of The English Language Hardcover 3870413 $25.95 $25.94 2018
Preface to a Dictionary of the English Language (Forgotten Books) Paperback 8226342 $22.81 $54.27 2008
Preface to a Dictionary of the English Language (Dodo Press) Paperback 11515594 $8.37 2007
A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals, Explained In Their Different Meanings And Authorized By The ... Whose Works They Are Found : In Two Volumes Paperback 20332157 $34.99 2012
A Dictionary of the English Language. 4 volume set. 1805 Hardcover 1223170 $377.90
Dictionary of the English Language 2 Volumes Set Hardcover 12728886 $500.00 1978
Dictionary Of The English Language Paperback 1745819 $15.95 2017
A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals, Explained In Their Different Meanings And Authorized By The ... Whose Works They Are Found : In Two Volumes Hardcover 8036782 $32.95 2018
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language Hardcover 601389 $60.29 $70.10 1994
A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, ... Abstracted from ... language. In two volumes. ... Volume 1 of 2 Paperback 10197271 $24.77 $32.42 2010
A Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 of 2: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and ... Whose Works They Are Found (Classic Reprint) Paperback 1079868 $19.57 2016
A Dictionary of the English Language. Abstracted From the Folio Ed., by the Author. to Which Is Prefixed, an English Grammar. to This Ed. Are Added, a History of the English Language [&c.] Hardcover 1766352 $33.95 $41.32 2015
Samuel Johnson's Unpublished Revisions to the Dictionary of the English Language: A Facsimile Edition Hardcover 1113576 $179.00 $156.05 2005