$20.00

SKU: 009640 Category:

Description

Title:
The Excellency of the English Tongue
ISBN: 0575020202
Book #: 009640

Author: Halliday, F. E.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd.
Place: London
Year: 1975
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
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; ISBN: 0575020202. ISBN/EAN: 9780575020207. Inventory No: 009640.