Anecdotes of the English language: chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs; whence it will appear that the natives of the metropolis, and its vicinities, have not corrupted the language of their ancestors… To which is added, a supplement to Grose's "Provincial Glossary"…Edited by the Rev. Henry Christmas. SAMUEL PEGGE.
Anecdotes of the English language: chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs; whence it will appear that the natives of the metropolis, and its vicinities, have not corrupted the language of their ancestors… To which is added, a supplement to Grose's "Provincial Glossary"…Edited by the Rev. Henry Christmas.

Anecdotes of the English language: chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs; whence it will appear that the natives of the metropolis, and its vicinities, have not corrupted the language of their ancestors… To which is added, a supplement to Grose's "Provincial Glossary"…Edited by the Rev. Henry Christmas.

London: J. B. Nichols and Son, 1844. Third edition, "enlarged and corrected," 8vo, pp. xx, 410 (the supplement comprising pp. 357-396; somewhat later half green morocco gilt and green cloth embossed with stylized vine and floral motifs; extremities somewhat rubbed and worn and the cloth a little scuffed, upper spine end chipped away, the front hinge cracking, a few light pencil underlinings in text, and scattered light foxing throughout; a sturdy, serviceable copy. The supplement to Grose was not included in the first Anecdotes of 1803, but was added to the second edition of 1814; it was also published separately the same year (see Kennedy 10637). Kennedy 391; Vancil, p. 189. Item #25294

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