Jonathan Cape, 1955, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
acknowledgement, foreword by author. Green coloured boards with black coloured embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with green and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book about words, of a rare and interesting history and usage. Softening to the top textblock edge and a little rubbing to the lower book edge. Foxing to the top textblock edge and browning to all textblock edges and light age tone of the internal pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower left-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and there has been sunning to the backstrip and rear dustwrapper panel. All four corners of the dustwrapper have been clipped and browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (4), 5-304 pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0113766.