A Dictionary of Modern English Usage.Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1959 Stock Code: 148740
A choicely bound copy of "one of the most celebrated reference works of the twentieth century" (ODNB), first published in 1926.
Octavo (190 x 140 mm). Contemporary green morocco, gilt titles and decorations to spine, low raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
Spine and extremities rubbed, a little cocked, some offsetting to endpapers and a small green stain to bottom edge. A very good copy, text clean and bright.
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