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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Proverbs

By Apperson, G. L.

Wordsworth Classics, 1996. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Proverbs ed by Apperson is some 721pp & just one page under 500g. A wealth of sayings wise and old, fresh and new, apt and (not apt??) - anyway a handy ref for any wordsmith whether fully blooded or testing their literary waters.. Paperback. Very Good/Good/None issued. 17.5cm.


Reader's Digest Universal Dictionary

By Anonymous

Reader's Digest, 1988. Reader's Digest Universal Dictionary is 1752pp of language reference that's heading towards 2 kilos. Faults? hard to believe but of all the 1752 pages one has a crease, otherwise seems to have only been used on Sunday's by a little old librarian. A very useful reference to have to hand.. Hardcover. Excellent/None issued. 28.5cm.


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New York: Hippocrene Books, 2002. 25,000 entries, comprehensive guide to modern daily usage, idiomatic and colloquial expressions, icludes administrative, commercial and professional vocabulary, completely up-to-date, ideal for students and travellers.. Card Cover. Excellent. 18cm.



By Cheris Kramara, Paula A. Treichler, Ann Russo

London: Pandora Press, 1985. A Feminist Dictionary >>This is a dictionary with a difference. It places women at the center of language and uses definition and quotation to take us on a fascinating journey through the development and use of the English language from diverse feninist perspectives. A FEMINIST DICTIONARY illustrates women's linguistic contributions: the ways in which women have sought to describe, reflect upon and theorize about women, language, and the rest of the world. This is a unique source book that will serve as a valuable work of reference for many years to come. 588ppp with blamks at rear for annotations, just over the 500g mark so why not add another book & use up that satchel weight (3kg) -owner name on 1st p. review >>> A refreshing perspective on hundreds of everyday words! Is a delight to search for words/phrases, or even just leisure read. . Softcover. Good/None issued. 20cm.


The reptile and amphibian keeper's dictionary: an A-Z of Herpetology

By Wareham, David C

London: Blandford, 1993. 248pp & just under the 500g for posting. Contains over 2000 entries in an A-Z offering clear, concise & informative definitions of the terms commonly encountered by those interested in this field. Includes 100+ line drawings. Wareham credits include curator at Manchester University Museum. Owner name plate.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 22cm.


Black's Medical Dictionary 1910

By Comrie, John (ed)

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. 856pp sewn-in page binding in great shape. Board covers over marbled card inner cover. Leatherette rectangular titling paste-on with gilded title + 1910, spine same minus the 1910. 380 illus & four colour plates. Many medical-related ads in the preliminary pages. All items listed alphabetically with no index provided.. 4th Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-good/No Jacket. 19cm.



By McGill David

Mills Publishing, 1993. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover. . Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.