A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English . Abridged from the Seven-Volume Work, Entitled Slang and its Analogues

Farmer, John S; and W. E. Henley

Editorial: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, London, 1905
Condición: Fair Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books (CARMARTHEN, Reino Unido)

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Complete and tight - but sold as a Working copy. Bound in Half-leather with a leather spine and leather corners, black cloth boards, and with bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There is some patchy fading to the boards, loss to the leather right across the top of the spine - c. 2 cm at the deepest, some 'rubbing' marks to the spine and a little loss to the leather corners, but all the titling is untouched. There are a lot of foxing (brown) spots to the Half-Title, the Title Page and to the first six prelim pages. These spots gradually peter out until there are virtually none by the start of the book. There are light foxing (brown) spots and ingrained dust to the page fore-edges, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (viii) + 534 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Sound and Complete, Near ' Good ' Reading/Working copy and sold as such. The text block is complete but it's just not a pretty copy! . "This is probably the definitive work on the subject in an abridged and useable format, a very important work for the understanding of the English Language, its slang and colloquial words." . Ie: "Daisy-Kicker = Horse"; "Rubbacrock = A filthy slattern; A Puzzle; etc, etc, Image available on request. ; Large 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 112847

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Título: A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English...

Editorial: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, London

Año de publicación: 1905

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fair

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: First Edition

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In business for 36+ years to date, mainly working from home nowadays, formerly exhibiting at Major London Bookfairs, and some Provincial ones within reach of the M4! Retired Member of both the PBFA and the WBA. BA.Hons in Humanities. View by Appointment PLEASE. You can call 'on the off-chance' but I may be out/away. Happy to see customers but they have to be able to squeeze through the book aisles/piles! Unfortunately there is Limited wheelchair access. BOOKS Everywhere!

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