Springfield: Printed by the Anthosen Press for G. & C. Merriam Company, 1947. Limited First Edition, 1/2000 copies in this format. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; 1(viii), 06, (i), colophon; illustrated with thirteen plates plus cuts, facsimiles and portarits; gilt decorated terra-cotta cloth lettered in gilt, illustrated endpapers, in a glassine jacket in a slipcase with paste-on label;. Very good / a good or better. Item #17287
Details Noah Webster's effort and accomplisments and the history of the Merriam Webster Publishing House. Interesting, well written and nicely illustrated. This is an out of seriies copy, un-numbered.