Anecdotes of the English language; chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs … in a letter from Samuel Pegge … to which is added a supplement to Grose's Provincial Glossary.

London: J.B. Nichols and Son, 1844. Third edition, enlarged and corrected, 8vo, pp. xx, 410; contemporary half dark green morocco and embossed green cloth-covered boards, lettered and ornamented in gilt on spine, some noticeable wear to extremities, the top spine end chipped away and with a ca 1/2-inch tear; still a presentable, sturdy copy. "The present edition is enriched by a biographical notice of Mr. Pegge, from the pen of his friend, Mr. Nichols, and by the insertion of several papers formerly included in the Anecdotes of Old Times." Vancil, p. 189; Kennedy 391. Item #25233

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