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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary

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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; large dictionary in time-worn dust jacket
Country of Origin:
UK
Materials:
paper/cloth
Size:
8" L x 5.5" W x 2.5" H
Color/Finish:
red

Why We Love This

Chamber's Twentieth Century Dictionary compiled by Rev. Thomas Davidson. W. R. Chambers, Ltd., London, 1950. Second printing (1901). Hardcover in unclipped jacket. Small black white illustrations throughout. 1,272 pp. Was the most popular reference for solving crossword puzzles. Contains archaic, dialectical and Scottish words, and some amusing, rather quirky definitions. Under fairly worn jacket, decorated red cloth boards. Clean text.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."