Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford Dictionary of…

Paperback | October 15, 2015

EditorSusan Ratcliffe, Elizabeth Knowles, Julia Cresswell

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From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from"'Parties" to "Punctuality", and from "Apology" to "Toasts", this is theideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. Its perfect complement is the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, which includes fascinating information on 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world and across 250 subjects - from 'Cats" and "Dogs" to "Achievement" and "Extravagance". For the first time included in the Gift Box is the Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins, offering 1,000 word histories arranged by theme, from food to phobias, and from universe to love. Between them, these three charming little books will have the perfect words for whatever you want to say.

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From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from"'Parties" to "Punctuality", and from "Apology" to "Toasts", this is theideal tool for finding exactly the right word...

Susan Ratcliffe is Associate Editor for Oxford Quotations Dictionaries, and over the last twenty years has edited several titles including the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject (2nd edition, 2010), the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (6th edition, 2011), and the Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations (4rd edition, 2...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:1408 pages, 5.91 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:October 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198753578

ISBN - 13:9780198753575

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"would make an ideal and inexpensive present for anyone who loves words" --Sue Magee, Bookbag 01/11/2014