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Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary

By John M. Carrera

3-1/2 x 5-1/2 in; 208 pp;
1-color throughout
Hardcover
July 2012
ISBN 9781452101644
ISBN10 1452101647

SKU# 9781452101644

$12.95
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Quick Overview

Since its publication in 2009, Pictorial Webster’s has
captivated legions of readers with its vintage charm. Now
a selection of over 200 gorgeous engravings that once
graced the pages of 19th-century Webster’s dictionaries
are gathered in this tiny treasure trove of visual wonders.
This compact, portable reference is perfect for stuffing in
the stockings of scholars, designers, and anyone with a
taste for the antique.
Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary


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Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary

Since its publication in 2009, Pictorial Webster’s has captivated legions of readers with its vintage charm. Now a selection of over 200 gorgeous engravings that once graced the pages of 19th-century Webster’s dictionaries are gathered in this tiny treasure trove of visual wonders. This compact, portable reference is perfect for stuffing in the stockings of scholars, designers, and anyone with a taste for the antique. Ranging from the mysterious to the iconic, the visual curiosities in this pocket-sized volume offer a wellspring of creative inspiration. With a tactile package that reproduces the old-world allure of the original, Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary is a little gem of a book.

 

More Details

3-1/2 x 5-1/2 in; 208 pp;
1-color throughout
Hardcover
July 2012
ISBN 9781452101644
ISBN10 1452101647
John M. Carrera is founder and proprietor of Quercus Press letterpress and bindery, and the author of Pictorial Webster’s: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities. He lives in Maryland.

Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary

Pictorial Webster’s Pocket Dictionary