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condition: fair
size / dimensions: 13" x 9 3/4"

A rare find!
The Century Dictionary, An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language in Six Volumes
Prepared Under the Superintendence of William Dwight Whitney, PH.D.,LL.D.
1889-1891
These extraordinary volumes came out of my Great-Grandfather's Nebraska law office.

Sized 13" x 9 3/4" and weigh over NINE pounds each!

Spines are tired.
Volume I in good order.
Volume II has a dark reddish brown stain of unknown origin on the spine
Volume III cover and spine still connected, but partially lose
Volume IV front cover completely separated from spine, back cover partially separated
Volume V the cover is separating slightly from the spine of the book. Light bleaching of front cover
Volume VI has partial bleaching of the front cover.
Otherwise the books are in good condition with bright clean interiors. They are profusely illustrated with fine engravings.

Comes with the original hardwood stand.
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