Lot 305
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OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY. SIR JAMES A.H. MURRAY (EDITOR). OXFORD: 1888-1928. 20 VOLUMES

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  • A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society... Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1888-1928
20 volumes, large quarto (without the supplement). Text printed in three columns; minor marginal toning. Uniformly bound in half red morocco over red pebbled-grain cloth, margins ruled in gilt, spines gilt lettered with decorative gilt bands, top edged gilt, plum coated endpapers; corners bumped, some repair to heads and tails of spines, others nicked, some minor staining to endpapers.    
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