The Anniversary Edition of the Oxford Reference Classics of the English Language (8 vols. complete in publisher-issued labeled shelf)
Oxford University Press/The Franklin Library
1/7500. Original dark blue leather with gold lettering and armorials on spines and covers. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers. Ribbon bookmarks. Stunning set published to commemorate 500 years of the Oxford University Press. This work includes: Oxford Modern English Usage, Oxford Companion to American Literature, Oxford Companion to English Literature, Compact Edition Oxford English Dictionary in two volumes (A-O & P-Z), the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Oxford Book of American Verse and the Oxford Book of English Verse. Also includes wood stand with space for each volume lettered in gilt. White staining on top edge of the Oxford Companion to American Literature, and lighter staining on top edge of the Oxford Dictionary (P-Z), and the Dictionary of Quotations. Besides the sporadic staining on top edges of the 3 volumes, this set is in near fine to fine condition.
Edition: Limited edition
Book ID: 28838