A Dictionary of Modern English Usage
London: Oxford at the Claredon Press, 1926.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth stamped in gilt with boards ruled in blind; lacking the scarce dust jacket. Very Good or better with light rubbing to cloth and wear at corners and spine ends, endsheets foxed, pages toned, small tear to title page. A style guide to British English usage, pronunciation and writing, colloquially referred to as Fowler's Usage, which became the standard for other style guides to writing in English. Immensely influential, this first edition remains in print to this day. Item #140942099
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