Words at war, words at peace: essays on language in general and particular words. Eric Partridge.
Words at war, words at peace: essays on language in general and particular words
Words at war, words at peace: essays on language in general and particular words

Words at war, words at peace: essays on language in general and particular words

London: Fredrick Muller Ltd., 1948. First edition, small, slim 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 176; original black cloth, shadow on front free endpaper, very good, in dust jacket with spotting on verso and small loss of a square inch out of one corner of the upper panel. Inscribed by Partridge to his friend and collaborator, "John W. Clark, scholar and friend, with compliments, Eric Partridge, 25 Dec., 1949." The book "covers not only the war of 1939-1945, but also more particularly the influence of wars and warfare on the vocabulary..." (jacket blurb). Item #52407

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