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The Concise Oxford Dictionary: The Classic First Edition (Hardback)
  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary: The Classic First Edition (Hardback)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary: The Classic First Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 1072 Pages / Published: 18/08/2011
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The Concise Oxford English Dictionary, today a world-famous bestseller, has always been a ground-breaking dictionary. In its first edition, The Concise Oxford Dictionary was adapted by Henry Watson Fowler and Francis George Fowler from The Oxford Dictionary (now known as he Oxford English Dictionary). It was revolutionary at English today.glish usage and common words and excluding obsolete words. It was the dictionary for speakers and writers in the early 20th century, rival to none. From the beautiful art deco detailing to the faithfully reproduced pages, this edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary authentically replicates the original 1911 publication. Includes an introduction with an essay from today's foremost commentator on language, David Crystal, setting the book in the political and social context of its time.Explore our language resources on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference. Updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, the site provides hundreds of thousands of definitions, synonyms, and pronunciations in a range of languages. Access the highest quality language content, built from our extensive research, for free on your desktop or device.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199696123
Number of pages: 1072
Weight: 1180 g
Dimensions: 202 x 129 x 59 mm

a marvel of condensation, achieved by skilful hands * Modern Language Notes, for the original 1911 edition *
the best small dictionary extant * Scotsman, for the original 1911 edition *
literally without a rival * TLS, for the original 1911 edition *

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