"A classic reference work" (The Times Educational Supplement)
"A browser's joy" (Sunday Express)
"One of the great reference books" (The Independent)
"Brewer's has always been the source of last resort for puzzling questions that are not answered in conventional dictionaries and encyclopedias" (The Times)
An attractively priced concise version of a classic work of reference.
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About the Author
Originally conceived and produced by the great polymath Dr Ebenezer Cobham Brewer in 1870, this concise edition has been sensitively abridged and completely updated by Betty Kirkpatrick, editor of several well-known dictionaries and thesauri, including Roget's Thesaurus.