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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date April 3, 2003
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780198605065
ISBN-10 0198605064
Dimensions 1.50 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.95
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Fowler's Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers of all kinds. In keeping with its long tradition, Fowler's gives comprehensive and practical advice on grammar, syntax, style, and choice of words. It gives a clear and authoritative picture of the English we use, and elucidates many scores of usage questions such as the split infinitive. Unlke newer editions, updated after Fowler's death and which cave to political correctness, this is the real thing and is a must for all serious writers, editors, readers and lovers of language.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780198691150 Book cover for 9780199535347 Book cover for 9780517413654
 
With David Crystal (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Oxford Univ Pr (November 23, 2009); titled "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage"
9780199535347 | details & prices | 784 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 2.00 in. | 2.16 lbs | List price $29.95
About: No book had more influence on twentieth-century writers of English than Henry Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage.
2 revised edition from Oxford Univ Pr (September 10, 1987); titled "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage"
9780198691150 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $25.00
About: A revised edition of the 1926 lexicon which was published as a guide to clear thinking and precise English usage
from Outlet (January 1, 1984)
9780517413654 | details & prices | List price $6.99
About: Modern English Usage is H.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780198605065
 
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With Simon Winchester | 2 revised edition from Oxford Univ Pr (April 3, 2003); titled "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage"
9780198605065 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Fowler's Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers of all kinds.

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