Webster's Improved Dictionary of the English Language Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words

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Hardback, 28cm x 19cm brown half leather binding, gilt titles, , xxiii prelims, 611, 540+111pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Two hefty volumes, half brown leather on embossed brown boards, spines have five raised bands. Some bumping and scuffing, with small tear of surface leather at rear of v1. Marbled block edges clean. Fold-out illustrations intact and neat. Undated but internal and external evidence suggests 1849-50. Two volume dictionary of English with a 111-page "sketch" on the art of writing by Henry Noel Humphreys, and a short treatise on shorthand by Isaac Pitman. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Webster, dictionary, Mackenzie, Pitman This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction. This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.

Title: Webster's Improved Dictionary of the English Language Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words

Author Name: ,

Illustrator: ,

Categories: Antiquarian and Collectable,

Publisher: Glasgow, Edinburgh & London, William Mackenzie:

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: half leather binding

Book Condition: Good

Type: Hardback

Inscription: Owners inscription

Size: 28cm x 19cm

Seller ID: 4369

Keywords: Webster, dictionary, Mackenzie, Pitman,