1971; Volumes 1 & 2 in black slipcase; markings and wear to slipcase; rear edges of slip case are split, now repaired with clear tape; books are in very good condition; black cloth boards with silver spine titles; text are clean; slipcase has slide out drawer which contains a magnifying glass; Folio; shipping weight of over 20 pounds - will require additional shipping. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Compact Edition of the Oxford English ...
Publisher: The Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 1971
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1971 (dictionary) and 1972 to 1986 (supplements). Large quarto, six volumes; cloth on the first three volumes a little rubbed and marked; a few early leaves of the second volume of the dictionary and the first supplementary volume are creased; there are trifling small light tidemarks to the edges of a few volumes; overall an excellent set with dustwrappers on the last three volumes (all a bit worn, but they are now protected and will outlive all of us). The original magnifying glass for reading the dictionary comes with the set. From the collection of the lexicographer Dr George Turner, with his signature in the first two supplementary volumes. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. Bookseller Inventory # 64648