Here, there and everywhere: essays upon language

London: Hamish Hamilton, [1950]. Second edition, 8vo, pp. 188; original cloth in white dust jacket (soiling) printed in maroon and blue; jacket spine darkened, ends chipped; faint bookseller rubber stamp on front pastedown, previous ownership has been excised from top right-hand corner of ffep, else interior very good. 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 #42159

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