Concise Oxford English Dictionary (12th ed. HB)
100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined a succinct yet approachable style with coverage of everyday as well as specialist terms. This centenary edition continues this ground-breaking tradition, giving you rich authoritative coverage of English as it is used today. Includes 12 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Online at oxforddictionaries.com. This edition includes a bonus booklet detailing the history of the Oxford Concise Dictionary.