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Mon, Jul 31, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Aug 4, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 431

Rare Webster's New International Dictionary 1927

Estimate: $250 - $500

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$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Offered in this lot is a Rare Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language, 1927. Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language Based On The International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900. Now Completely Revised In All Departments Including Also A Dictionary of Geography and Biography, Being The Latest Authentic Quatro Edition of the Merriam Series W. T. Harris, Ph.D., LL.D. Editor in Chief F. Sturges Allen General Editor Springfield, Mass., U.S.A. Published By G. & C. Merriam Company. Captured in its pages, this dictionary reflects the change between 1909 and 1927, a fascinating historical moment of great technological and social change. Automobiles spread, electricity becomes common. Airplanes, World War I, Bolshevism, nuclear physics, and jazz all expanded their foothold on modern culture during this timeframe. Bound in a calf leather hardcover, in amazingly good condition. Covers and spine are stamped with gold gilt lettering. Scuffing and staining exhibited on cover, intact pages have fore-edge painting, age tanning throughout. No other obvious marring noted. Measures 12.25"L x 9.25"W x 5"D.*

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