Here, there and everywhere: essays upon language

London: Hamish Hamilton, [1950]. Small 8vo, pp. 188; original cloth in white printed dust jacket (a bit soiled); shallow chips and tears along jacket edges not affecting text; interior fine. Partridge "considers topics as diversified as the verbal eccentricities of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll, South America's linguistic contributions to North America, the language of showmen and of the underworld, the slang of the licentious soldiery and the euphemisms of the Victorians" (from the jacket). Item #42156

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