Merriam-Webster's Visual Dictionary by Jean Claude Corbeil

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Synopsis

Take the scenic route through the dictionary! Unlike conventional dictionaries
with A Z listings, Merriam-Webster s Visual Dictionary, Second Edition
is organized by subject area. Full-color pictorial images are grouped into 18
chapters outlining subjects from astronomy to sports, with more complex
subjects divided into 115 individual themes.

 

About Jean Claude Corbeil

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Published October 1, 2012 by Merriam-Webster, Inc.. 1112 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Not since Saussure have signifier and signified been so happily in cahoots. Adding to the 2006 edition more than 2,000 new and updated illustrations, the latest iteration of Merriam-Webster's Visual

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While spatial limitations dictate the guide be less than exhaustive (furniture gets just a handful of pages), Corbeil and company do a remarkable job in terms of breadth and editing, interweaving bar code readers and URLs, as well as a quick study of roofs and a litany of coffee makers—all with...

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