Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
Place Published: Springfield, MA
Publisher: G. and C. Merriam Company, Publishers
Date Published: 1935
Edition: Second edition, unabridged
Book Id: 37319
3210; 360pp. Very thick quarto [31 cm] Red pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and decorative gilt and blind stamped designs on the spine and covers. Marbled text block edges and endsheets. Good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and soiled. The front hinge is broken. There are a couple of small losses from the fore edge corners of the front free endsheet, and there are two small closed tears in the fore edge margin of this page as well. There are brief numerical notations on the recto of the rear free endsheet. The illustrated pages at the beginning have very light moisture stains. The title page and contents page are creased. There is a 3" tear in the bottom edge of the title page. Will require extra postage due to weight.
At the time of publication, no other dictionary had approached the new Merriam-Webster in the size of its vocabulary. 207 of the world's greatest specialists handled the technical subjects.