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pp. Full calf, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Marbled end papers. Minor shelf wear, a bit of scuffing at the hinges, some foxing of preliminary leaves a fine copy otherwise. We have seen a reference to a similar copy with a signed limitation (675 copies); this copy is unsigned, and has no stated limitation. It is a large copy, with large margins. The owner's bookplate is expertly mounted on a leaf following the title. Title page printed in red & black. Frontispiece. A handsome copy of this important slang dictionary.
Title: Argot and Slang. A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words, Quaint Expressions, Slang Terms and Flash Phrases Used in the High and Low Life of Old and New Paris. With a Frontispiece Drawn by Godefroy Durand.
Location Published: London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1887. First edition.
Seller ID: 51212
Keywords: linguistics dictionaries slang cant