TheCompact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, 1989
Oversize Hardback, Very Good/Good.
This two volume is set in slipcase with a original Bausch & Lomb magnifying glass included. Slipcase shows scratches, discoloration, and marginal fraying at corners. The slipcase also a strip of plastic--used to protect the dictionary's pages-- bunched within the A-O section. The two volumes are in very good repair.
This is the compact edition of the original 20 volume bound set of the Oxford English Dictionary. The Oxford English Dictionary is arguably the world's authority on English vocabulary, diction, usage, and etymology, comprised of nearly 750,000 word entries.