Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 July 2011

1,072 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199696123

Bookseller Code (12)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary

The Classic First Edition

H. W. Fowler, F. G. Fowler, and David Crystal

  • The classic first edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary adapted by H.W. Fowler and F.G. Fowler from the Oxford English Dictionary
  • 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 cockyolly bird, growlery, impaludism, and khidmutgar but not words like computer, television, or cinema
  • 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

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