Srpingfield, MA: G & C Merriam Co., 1927. Thin Paper Edition de Luxe - Third Edition of the Merriam Series. Hardcover. 1222pp. Octavo [22.5cm]. Bound in red leather with elaborate gilt ornamentation and inlaid plastic decoration on front board. Floral gilt turn-ins and tan moire endpapers. All edges gilt. A lovely book, with a touch of rubbing to extremities; particularly at head of spine. Binding is cracked early in the textblock, but pages are secure. Very Good. Item #63912
Beyond the lightly illustrated dictionary, this volume also features guides to pronunciation and a compilation of popular English Christian names of the time.