Stock Image

The New Webster's International Encyclopedia The New Illustrated Home Reference Guide

Harkavy, Michael D. (Editor-In-Chief)

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1879556049 / ISBN 13: 9781879556041
Published by Trident Press, Naples, FL, 1991
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From edconroybooks (Troy, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 12, 1997

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 34.40 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

(full book description) Trident Press, Naples, FL, 1991. VG+/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=9.5"x11", 1312pgs(Index). 3800+ COLOR, Photos, Charts. Owner name embossment on front endpaper, Half Title Page, small ink date stamp, where bought inside rear endpaper, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Price unclipped. Rest of book in Very Fine condition. ISBN 1879556049 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY153942I

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The New Webster's International Encyclopedia...

Publisher: Trident Press, Naples, FL

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 3800+ COLOR, Photos, Charts

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Book Type: Book

About this title

Synopsis:

A concise, general-subject encyclopedia with color and black-and-white illustrations, maps, and charts

From Library Journal:

The American Spectrum Encyclopedia is an attractive and authoritative quick-reference work intended chiefly for home use. The 17,000 brief entries, which average 14 per page (or 100 words each), are complemented by 3800 illustrations, most in color. In addition, a 48-page color atlas of the world is appended, along with a historical chronology, the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence, and lists of U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, national parks, etc. In most cases, the text is admirably up to date; for example, the article "Apartheid" concludes, "The 1990s have brought greater freedom to the nonwhite people and the hope of total dismantlement of the system." On the negative side, the encyclopedia (understandably) lacks depth; there are some questionable omissions (nothing on adoption, Nadine Gordimer, R.B. Kitaj, or Philip Larkin); cross-referencing is sometimes inadequate (e.g., the article "Uranus" lacks a reference to "Voyager Program"); and controversy about people tends to be avoided (e.g., Charles Dickens's liaison with Nelly Ternan). The American Spectrum Encyclopedia competes directly with the Cambridge Encyclopedia ( LJ 9/1/90) and the updated edition of the Random House Encyclopedia ( LJ 11/15/90), both single-volume tomes of comparable reference value. The largest and most respected such work, the New Columbia Encyclopedia ( LJ 7/75), is now quite dated, but a new edition is scheduled for 1993. Libraries would be wise to wait for that work instead of investing in the American Spectrum. -- Kenneth F. Kister, author of "Best Encyclopedias," Tampa, Fla.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Established In 1987, we are an INDEPENDENT e-commerce SHOP with the flexibility of focusing on providing a quality product with personal service. With over 100,000 titles in our catalogue we Specialize in Higher level of Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers, Military History, History, Social and Political Sciences, Marxism, Communism, Russian Royalty (rare & hard to find), World War I and II, Military History, Vietnam War, Napoleonic Wars, Hollywood, Russia, Eastern Europe, University Press (Scholarly Texts).

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Price reflects 20% Off our regular price!
QUESTIONS, please call us 518.279.9638, Mon-Fri 830am to 4pm ET. We ship 6 days a week, with most orders going out in 24 hours. We accept Checks, Postal Money Orders, PAYPAL, AmEx, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
RETURNS AND CREDIT
We do ask that you please understand that shipping and handling charges for returning items that had free shipping are borne by the buyer. The Abe charge system as do all credit card systems will not allow for the credit to be ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

International orders are shipped via AIR and should arrive in 7 to 10 days after shipping. Over sized items (e.g. Sets containing 2 or more volumes, table size, 4to, folios) and high cost items are sometimes subject to additional shipping charges; we will contact you if such is the case.
Orders shipped outside of the United States may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees levied by the destination country. International shipments may be subject to such import taxes, customs duties and fees, which are levied once a shipment reaches the recipient's country. Additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by the recipient; we have no control over these charges and can't predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country; you should contact your local customs office for more information. When customs clearance procedures are required, it can cause delays beyond our original delivery estimates.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express