III. Item Number: 22032. Details about Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language See original listing. New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language Encyclopedic. Noah Webster wrote the first dictionary of American English. The dictionary itself easily deserves 5 stars. Quarto, two volumes, bound in full period-style calf, morocco spine … It was a radical attempt to foster a uniform language for the United States. Websters Dictionary 1828 – Online Edition is an excellent reference for classical literature, Bible studies, history papers, and the reading of America's national documents. Then in 1807 he began working on an even more comprehensive edition, and in 1828 this was publihed as An American Dictionary of the English Language. This DVD data disc contains full color scans of both volumes of Webster's 1828 dictionary. Printed by Hezekiah Howe, 1828. The origin, affinities and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. New York: Published by S. Converse. I can't believe the 1828 dictionary isn't a household name. II. Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language was produced during the years when the American home, church and school were established upon a Biblical and patriotic basis. WEBSTER, Noah. An American dictionary of the English language intended to exhibit, I. This Kindle edition seems like it was put together well but for some reason the search index, when used with my Kindle Paperwhite, doesn't work. Webster's first edition in 1828 contained about 70,000 entries -- some 12,000 more than had appeared in earlier vocabulary lists. The origin, affinities and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. Webster made important contributions to an American educational system which kept the nation on a Christian Constitutional course for many years. Skip to main content MENU CLOSE. American Dictionary of the English Language. Free shipping . In 1806, Noah Webster published his first dictionary, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language . The genuine orthography and pronunciation of words, according to general usage, or to just principles of analogy. Webster traced roots in twenty-six languages, and gives examples from classical literature and the Bible. III. Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary is an extensive resource to understand the context of words and their meaning. Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language ... American Dictionary of the English Language, Paperback by Webster, Noah, Bran... $14.50.