For sale is a collection of vintage dictionaries - 2 of 3 over 100 years old.

"THE CENTURY DICTIONARY" of AN ENCYCLOPEDIC LEXICON OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. This is the last printing, and was made in a one volume edition and only in 1914.

-- Copyright 1914 by The Century Co.
NY.-- one of the largest encyclopedic dictionaries of the English language.
-- consists of 7046 pages, and the supplement brings the total to over 8500 pages.
-- over 500,000 entries.
-- 10,000 wood-engraved illustrations.
-- printed on rare and coveted India paper.
-- pages are only.0015" thick.
-- Dimensions: 91/4"T x 121/4"W x 83/4"D.
-- Weight: ~ 26 lbs.

The condition is terrific - all pages are there & wale corduroy cover is beautiful. The binding is strong. Just 3 pages (towards the back) from 7000+ have separated from the binding however are still present. As far as I can see there are no observable markings in the book.

"12,000 WORDS OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED: A Revised and Enlarged Edition of 10,000 Words Often Mispronounced" by W.H.P. Phyfe. This was printed in 1908.

-- Copyright 1908 by G.P. Putnam's Sons.
-- Originally purchased at Brentano's Booksellers & Stationers, 37, Avenue de l'Opera, PARIS.
-- includes 763 pages.
-- Some pages have basic handwritten check marks by words.

The condition is excellent - all pages there & connected but front cover has some damage (see pictures). The binding is strong.

"WEBSTER DICTIONARY: 40,000 Words" by E. Edgar Miles. This is a "Vest-Pocket Library" and includes a Dictionary, Parliamentary Manual, Expert Calculator, & Etiquette in one volume.

-- Copyright 1930 by E. E. Miles Publisher.
-- contains 189 pages.
-- has Parliamentary Manual, Expert Calculator & Etiquette supplements.

The condition is reasonable to good - all pages exist & attached but cover definitely reveals signs of use (i.e., being in somebody's pocket). The binding is solid.

These are stunning historical collectibles and/or discussion pieces for any home, office, school, etc. They are virtual time capsules in text.

$150 for all.
Cash Only.

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