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Title:The Excellency of the English Tongue
Item ID:DH00-009640
Publisher:Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1975
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Purple gilt stamped cloth over boards, 128 pages, Brief Bibliography, Index, eight black-and-white illustrations, one map. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is scuffed and very lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. "This short book is written for the general reader, for the amateur in the best and original sense of the word, a lover of a subject. It is also an attempt to awaken interest in those who have never given much, or any, thought to the wonder that language is, and the strange adventures of the English tongue." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 12 oz. Category: Language & Linguistics; Books; ISBN: 0575020202. ISBN/EAN: 9780575020207. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009640.
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