COMPARE THIRD & SHORTER EDITIONS
||THE SHORTER ENCYCLOPEDIA
|The most COMPREHENSIVE single-volume reference book on real estate terminology.
||More limited description of the significance of terms
|Defines and explains over 10,000 terms
||Defines and explains over 7,000 terms
|Contains over 7,500 citations (cases, statutes and other authorities) and numerous supporting quotations.
||Limited citations and quotations
|Includes more than 7,000 bibliographical references, most of which are referenced directly by page or paragraph number.
||Almost no bibliographical references (especially not to page and paragraph number)
|French terms included
|Latin terms included
|| Fewer Latin terms
|A cross-referencing system that extends to over 25,000 entries, providing an exhaustive thesaurus of real estate terminology.
||No civil law references
|Historical terms included
||No historical terms
|Extensive reference to 'personal property'
||Limited reference to 'personal property'
|Word origins referenced
||Limited reference to word origins
|A 1,500-book bibliography, which is the most comprehensive available in the area of real estate.
|A summary of the major Statutes and Codes that affect real estate in the UK and US.
||No statutory summaries