Wyld, Henry Cecil, ed.
Title The Universal Dictionary of the English Language
Book Condition Very good
Publisher Chicago Standard American Corporation 1938
Seller ID 22827
Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 1440. Brown faux-leather with gilt titling and red, black and gilt decoration. All edges speckled with red. Wear and bumping to edges. Binding loosening but intact. 1/2" tear at edge of first few front papers. "A new and original compilation giving all pronunciations in simplified and in more exact phonetic notations, extensive etymologies, definitions, the latest accepted words in scientific, technical, and general use, with copious illustrative phrases, and colloquialisms." Preface by Allen Walker Read.