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Fantastic & rare 9 volume set of the
1914 edition of "The Century Dictionary"

Listed as individual books:
-please send me a note before purchasing to determine which one you would like -

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
-prepared under the supervision of William Dwight Whitney
-revised and enlarged under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith

Published by The Century Co., New York

A classic of the english language & ownership was a true sign of a scholar back in the day.
First published in 1889.

9" x 12" in size with leather covered boards with embossed designs, gilded edges of pages.

Sections of color photos and illustrations in each range from Chinese Rugs to Medals.
Embossed images & small embossed illustrations next to thousands of words.

-bindings holding together very well
-great edge wear & a great deal of rubbing on edges.

volume I
volume II
volume III
volume IV
volume V
volume VII
volume VIII
volume IX
volume X

Should you have any additional questions, please let me know.

*note: given the weight of the books, these have been priced to ship via media mail;
if you would like them shipped another way please let me know so that I can get a firm quote for you

* should you be interested in the entire set, please contact me to get a discounted price quote.

1914 - The Century Dictionary - Leather bound- vintage book


  • Vintage item from the 1910s
  • Materials: leather, paper, dictionary
  • Only ships to United States from Michigan, United States.
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