By: HW Fowler, FG Fowler and David Crystal
The Concise Oxford English Dictionary, today a world-famous bestseller, has always been a ground-breaking dictionary. In its first edition, it was adapted by Henry Watson Fowler and Francis George Fowler from The Oxford Dictionary. It was revolutionary at the time for covering current English 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 authentically replicates the original 1911 publication. It 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.
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