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Title Usage and Abusage. A Guide to Good English.
Publisher London Hamish Hamilton
Date 1947
Book ID 26899
First Edition  


A very nice bright copy hardback in original price-clipped dust-wrapper. Third impression of first edition. 384pp.. Collectable; Very Good The lexicographer, Eric Partridge (1894-1979), was particularly celebrated for his works on slang (”the underside of language”) and on etymology. The present work is his classic reference on how to express oneself well in English. It ran to very many editions.
Price: £20.00

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