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£20.00

Hardback

Published: 18 August 2011

1,072 Pages

196x129mm

ISBN: 9780199696123


Bookseller Code (RA)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary

The Classic First Edition

Oxford Dictionaries
Edited by H. W. Fowler, Edited by F. G. Fowler, and David Crystal

  • The classic first edition of <i>The Concise Oxford Dictionary</i> adapted by H.W. Fowler and F.G. Fowler from the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i>
  • Beautifully presented authentic reproduction of the title as first published in 1911
  • Explore and experience the early 20th century directly through its language - a language including words like <i>cockyolly bird, growlery, impaludism, </i>and <i>khidmutgar</i> but not words like <i>computer, television, </i> or <i>cinema</i>
  • Includes an introductory essay by renowned language expert David Crystal, setting this iconic book in the context of its time
  • Includes a timeline of the chronology through 100 years of one of the world's best-selling and best-known dictionaries along with the original preface from H.W. Fowler and F.G. Fowler
  • Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference
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