[Humanist] 30.792 copy of the New English Dictionary?
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 792.
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Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:14:12 +0000
From: Thorntons Bookshop <thorntons at booknews.demon.co.uk>
Subject: New English Dictionary on Historical Principles. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1888-1933
Anna James, Librarian at Pusey House Oxford
has asked us if anybody would be interested in this set
Please feel free to contact her
pusey.librarian at stx.ox.ac.uk<mailto:pusey.librarian at stx.ox.ac.uk>
A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded mainly on the materials collected by The Philological Society.
Published by Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1888–1933, 1933 in its original trade binding, maroon half-morocco (probably sheep masquerading as goat) with cloth sides, minor gold tooling to spine and boards, gilt to head of text block. Smooth spine. Library copy with 1950s acquisition stamps, well-used. Leather flaky, one spine cover detached (but still with book). Some folding etc. of pages in prelims of volumes, but structure apparently sound.
11 volumes bound in 13, large quarto (325 x 255 mm First edition in book form.
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