Words and their uses, past and present. A study of the English language. Richard Grant White.
Words and their uses, past and present. A study of the English language.

Words and their uses, past and present. A study of the English language.

New York: Sheldon and Co., 1870. First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], 437; original terracotta cloth, gilt-lettered spine, light wear to extremities and minor rubbing, else a good and sound copy. Dedicated to James Russell Lowell. Most of the essays appearing in this volume had prior publication in the Galaxy 1867-69. "Witty, influential, and often unsound" (DAB). Item #25054

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