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 341st 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)
  4. - The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time (The Guardian)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics) Paperback 324242 $15.44 $5.68 2007
Samuel Johnson's Unpublished Revisions to the Dictionary of the English Language: A Facsimile Edition Hardcover 1113576 $179.00 $156.05 2005
A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology: an Anthology (Penguin Classics) Kindle Edition 676452 $13.50 2006
A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in Two Volumes), Volume One Kindle Edition 351913 $9.99 2011
A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in Two Volumes), Volume Two Kindle Edition 349574 $9.99 2011
Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature (Classic Reprint) Paperback 7126397 $13.30 $20.16 2015
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: 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, 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: 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 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
Dictionary of the English Language 2 Volumes Set Hardcover 1755262 $475.00 1978
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: 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. 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
Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language in Miniature Paperback 11302388 $15.84 $17.24 2012
Dictionary of the English Language Leather Bound 9369513 $147.60 1983
Dictionary of the English Language Hardcover 2043377 $20.55
A Dictionary of the English Language on CD-ROM CD-ROM 9664121 $399.93 1996
Dictionary of the English Language Hardcover 5695688 $294.35