Chatto & Windus, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
author's note, list of books referred to and index. Blue coloured boards gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the lower book edges and faint foxing to the top text block edge. Light age toning of the text block and of the internal pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Plain text dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. "These linked essays relate to particular literary works or to language as it appears (and disappears) in writing and in speech." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), VII-VIII, (2), 3-211, (3) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 0701126620. ISBN/EAN: 9780701126629. Inventory No: 0112952.