- Paperback: 800 pages
- Publisher: Harper Perennial; Rev Abridged edition (November 4, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0062736345
- ISBN-13: 978-0062736345
- Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 361 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,840 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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American Sign Language Dictionary, Third Edition Rev Abridged Edition
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An illustrated abridgment of the most authoritative reference book on sign language, with well-written and easily understood instructions for the use of each sign. More than 5,000 signs and 8,000 illustrations. And now includes more than 500 new signs and 1,500 new illustrations.