A word geography of England

London: Seminar Press, 1974. Large 4to, pp. xv, 302; along exclusively comprised of black and white maps; original green cloth over boards in white pictorial dustjacket (some soiling), shelf wear along edges, interior fine. Each map "shows areas of lexical distribution, i.e. regions characterized by the employment of an individual word" (p. 3); that is, each map depicts the local usage of certain everyday words and their variants, such as son vs. lad, jump vs. loup, and groin vs. lank or lisk. Item #38481

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