Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of 19th Century Language

Indispensable study companion for 19th century language

Author Oxford Dictionaries

Suitable for:  Age 11-16, Yrs 7-11, KS3+4, teachers, librarians, parents

Price:  £12.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276400-3
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Flexicover: 240 pages

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This browsable and unique dictionary explains the interesting words found in 19th century texts studied at secondary school. With clear explanations, panels, and an illustrated section of photographs and artworks on the themes of transport, crime, fashion and more, it is an essential guide to help students enjoy 19th century literature.


  • A one-of-a-kind dictionary that makes sense of the language of 19th century texts for GCSE students and beyond.
  • Over 3000 words and meanings, including example sentences, and help with unfamiliar usage and dialects.
  • Includes an illustrated section of photographs and artworks which brings alive the social context, politics and scientific developments in the 1800s.

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