London: Cassell & Co., 2000. x, + 1118pp. Book clean. square. Spine firm. Previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a barely noticeable, small, soft corner crease to lower edge. "This concise edition of Dr. Brewer's enduring masterpiece offers an astonishing range of different types of information about language and culture, including definitions and etymologies for thousands of unusual words and phrases, hundreds of names from history, fiction and myth, plus generous helpings of legend and folklore." Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.