Book Title: The Compact Oxford English Dictionary
Author: John Simpson
Format: Hardback | 2402 pages
Publication Date: 05 Dec 1991
The Compact Edition of the OED reproduces micrographically, in a single volume, the complete text of the highly acclaimed Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary. In this edition, nine pages of the original fit onto just one. This volume comes in a slipcase with a magnifying glass and a new user's guide which explains the conventions of the OED.