The New Penguin Encyclopedia 2003

The New Penguin Encyclopedia 2003

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The New Penguin Encyclopedia forms an integral part of Penguin's expanding reference publishing programme. Edited by David Crystal, without doubt the UK's most widely respected reference editor, it offers more information and detail than any other comparable British encyclopedia. Its authoritative coverage runs from Aachen to Zygote, with over 27,500 articles on all branches of human knowledge. In all, it contains over 2 million words and over 300 charts, maps and diagrams.
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  • Hardback | 1704 pages
  • 186 x 253 x 72mm | 2,364g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b&w line drawings, charts, maps, diagrams
  • 0141009179
  • 9780141009179

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The 'biggest and best encyclopedia available' with over 2m words, 27,500 entries, 300 charts, maps and diagrams, all compiled by a team of 150 specialist contributors.
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About David Crystal

David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He has published over 90 books, including many for Penguin, and was awarded the OBE for services to the English language in 1995. He is the former editor of The Cambridge Encyclopedia. He lives in Holyhead, Anglesey.
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