Steel and Antimony Printing Plate for the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford English Dictionary.
Steel and Antimony Printing Plate for the Oxford English Dictionary
Steel and Antimony Printing Plate for the Oxford English Dictionary
Steel and Antimony Printing Plate for the Oxford English Dictionary

Steel and Antimony Printing Plate for the Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1933). Steel and antimony printing plate used in the 1933 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, 7 x 10 inches.


The plate for page 1102, which printed definitions from Pommé to Pomp. Accompanied by a facsimile of page 1102, as well as a letter from R. N. J. Allen, Manager of the Oxford University Press. In it he explains that this 1933 of the O. E. D. was the final edition using electroplates. Subsequent editions used plastic plates and finally nitroplates.


In fine condition.

. Fine. Item #21141

Price: $1,000.00

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