The Century Dictionary: an Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

By: Smith, Benjamin E, editor

Price: $140.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


This is a corduroy bound one-volume edition - 10 volumes bound into one book. Contains 7046 pages of the dictionary plus an unpaginated supplement of approximately 1200 pages. Dimensions are 12 inches high, nine inches thick and nine inches wide, weighing approximately 26 pounds. Illustrated with black and white drawings - Note - there are no color plates in this edition. Binding is good, one side is discolored. Title page has tears, chips and creases; creases and yellowed tape noted on several pages. The Preface to the first edition of this book, the editor-in-chief, Prof. William Dwight Whitney, stated that the plan of the dictionary include threee things : "the construction of a general dictionary of the English language which shall be serviceable for every literary and practical use; a more complete collection of the technical terms of the various sciences, arts, trades, and professions"...Extra shipping charges will be needed

Title: The Century Dictionary: an Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Author Name: Smith, Benjamin E, editor

Categories: Reference, RARE,

Publisher: The Century Co: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 24935

Keywords: English Language -- Dictionaires Lexicon -- Rare William Dwight Whitney Names -- Dictionaries The Century Cyclopedia Of Names The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon Of The English Language,