The Compact Edition Oxford English Dictionary. 2 Volumes

Published by Oxford University Press / Franklin Library. (1971, 1979), Printed in the United States, 1979
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Title: The Compact Edition Oxford English ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Franklin Library. (1971, 1979), Printed in the United States

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good


4116 pages. This Anniversary Edition is issued by The Franklin Library in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of The Oxford University Press. Limited/numbered edition. Fine full royal blue morocco leather with gilt decoration, all page edges gilt. Blue silk endpapers, ribbon bookmarks. Slight ripple to the thin paper. There are two nicks to the back leather binding of volume two (1/2 - 1 inch) otherwise the bindings are in very good condition. A handsome set. Wants a magnifying glass to be read as each page is occupied by four full pages of text. Volume 2 includes Supplement and Bibliography. Shipping weight appox. 20 pounds. Size: 12-1/8 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000549

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