The Macmillan Visual Dictionary is one of the most valuable reference tools available, the only dictionary to allow you to see what you are looking up and to look up what you are seeing. Now the Unabridged Compact Edition offers the portability and affordability of a paperback yet remains every bit as comprehensive and gloriously detailed as the original hardcover. Whether you are interested in the parts of a cathedral or the components of a space suit, this unique reference tool is as useful as it is inviting, as invaluable to learning as it is fun to browse.
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With thousands of intricate and colorful illustrations presented in a browser-friendly paperback format, the new compact edition of The Macmillan Visual Dictionary is an easily portable follow-up to the popular hardback version. The dictionary connects each phrasing, key word, or key words to a grouping of finely detailed and descriptive pictures, all formatted into a series of sections assembled in an easy-to-follow index at the beginning of the book. With a depth that includes 12 kinds of mushrooms and 4 types of billiards, the Visual Dictionary also manages to keep a wide enough focus so that most anyone interested in contemporary life will find a section or two to capture their eye and attention--whether they're painstakingly searching the book for help with a research paper, tracking down a contested fact, or peering through the many vivid drawings for pure pleasure.From the Inside Flap:
The Macmillan Visual Dictionary Here is one of the most extraordinary and useful reference books ever published: the first comprehensive visual dictionary in full color. Covering 600 subjects, it identifies more than 25,000 terms by the use of thousands of detailed, accurate illustrations. You can use The Macmillan Visual Dictionary in many ways:
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Book Description Webster's New World, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0025281607
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