This Compact Edition of the OED was printed in 1991.
It is in used condition.
That said the box is the only part that shows any signs of wear.(pic 9 & 10)
The book itself looks like it's never been cracked open.(pic 7 & 8)
It comes complete with the magnifier and user's guide, both appear unused as well.
It is 17" x 11" x 4" in box.
The Compact Edition of the OED reproduces micrographically, in a single volume, the complete text of the highly acclaimed Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary. In this edition, nine pages of the original fit onto just one. This volume comes in a slipcase with a magnifying glass and a new user's guide which explains the conventions of the OED.
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