Philip Gaskell's copy

A dictionary of slang and unconventional English: colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. [1949]. Third edition, "revised and much enlarged," 4to, pp. xvi, 1230; text printed in double columns; original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine, top edge blue; binding shaken, title page loosening and front hinge cracked; a good copy only, with the Foulis and Baskerville Press's bibliographer Philip Gaskell's ownership stamp on upper pastedown, and correspondence between him and Partridge laid in (one autograph postcard, one typed letter with enclosures, and a 5-p. MS "Army Slang. Compiled April '45 / B.L.A." Item #52395

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