The Compact Visual Dictionary

The abridged versions of the Visual, lighter in content and format, make great carry-along references. The abridged edition contains 54% of the complete edition’s content. The layout has been arranged accordingly, presenting some topics featured on one page instead of two.

TOPICS

Astronomy
Earth
Plants
Animals
Human Being
Food and kitchen
House
Do-it-yourself and gardening
Clothing

Personal adornment and articles
Arts and architecture
Communications
Office automation
Transport and machinery
Energy
Science
Society
Sports and games

Up to
5
languages
22,000
words
per language
5,000
illustrations
PAGES

576 pages + index
Up 696 pages
(5 languages version)

FORMAT

170 mm × 218 mm
(6 11/16 in. × 8 9/16 in.)

SRP

US$29.95

TARGET AUDIENCE

Teachers, young professionals

Visual Dictionaries - Abridged
More precise than a photograph, more direct than a text, these illustrations classified by theme reinvigorate the very idea of an encyclopedia.
Magazine Enseignement (France)

Other formats

Visual Dictionaries - Abridged

Mini Format

Abridged content in our smallest format.

Up to 2 languages
22,000 words per language
5,000 illustrations

PAGES

576 pages + index
Up to 624 pages with index

FORMAT

129 mm × 166 mm
(5 1/16 in. × 6 1/2 in.)

SRP

US$19.95

TARGET AUDIENCE

College and university students, travellers