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Practical "Standard" Dictionary of the English Language (Abridged);

Published by Funk & Wagnalls, Chicago, 1946
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2 volume set. xxxix, 1309 p.; 8x11"; Includes 2, 500 Illustrations, some color plates. Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 140, 000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-Speaking Peoples, with Synonyms, Antonyms, and Prepositions, Containing also an Appendix of Foreign Phrases used in English Speech and Literature. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Very good-; Stress to front lower binding of Volume II, starting to separate. Printed by J.G. Ferguson and Associates, 20th edition since 1922. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0000173

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Title: Practical "Standard" Dictionary of the ...

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls, Chicago

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hard cover

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