A dictionary of slang and unconventional English: colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms ... Volume II: the Supplement

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. [1961]. Fifth edition, the first in 2 volumes; small 4to, pp. xvi, 974; v, [1], 975-1362; text in double column; some spotting to the covers else a very good set in original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Both volumes inscribed by Partridge to his friend and sometimes collaborator, John W. Clark, dated June 26, 1961. Covers words and phrases from the fifteenth century to the present day. Laid in is a lengthy newspaper article on Partridge from the N.Y. Times Magazine, Oct. 2, 1977. Item #52397

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