The 500th Anniversary Edition of The Oxford Reference Classics of the English Language (8 Volumes with shelf)
500th Anniversary Edition.
59cm x 29cm x 35cm. 8 volumes. Full leather, gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, wooden shelf.
Published to commemorate the 500th anniversary of The Oxford University Press in a limited edition of 7,500 copies, of which this is number 3,736. Includes Oxford Modern English Usage Second Edition by H. W. Fowler, The Oxford Companion to American Literature Fourth Edition by James D. Hart, The Oxford Companion to English Literature by Sir Paul Harvey Fourth Edition revised by Dorothy Eagle, The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Second Edition, The New Oxford Book of American Verse edited by Richard Ellmann, and The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950 edited by Helen Gardner, all housed on a custom wooden shelf.
Some discolouration to gilt on top edges. A few very minor marks to leather. Near Fine Condition.