First American edition, small 4to, pp. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Our estimated delivery is between 5-14 working days however we ask you to allow up to 21, due to delays currently with Canadian post if you could allow a further 5 working days on top of this we would appreciate it. It demonstrated his vast knowledge of word derivations and the development of the and became a favorite of logophiles. First published 1953 by Hamish Hamilton Ltd. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
Condition trÃ¨s bonne pour un livre d'occasion. Fast delivery for customer's pleasure. Reprinted 1969 by Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, New York. Please Allow 8-21 Days for Delivery! Such conditions inevitably lead to a rejuvenation of language—to vividness—to picturesqueness—to vigour; language becomes youthful, energetic, adventurous. Votre achat aide a lutter contre l'analphabetisme dans le monde. However, the parish of Miserden, tells an important story of the family's early lineage. When I can't sleep this is a fun book to ponder.
Used - Very Good, Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Werktagen, Versand aus Schottland, Versandzeit 7-21 Tage. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. I'm sure it will be falling apart within a decade--why would you bind a reference book like this?! It comes from a name for a hunter or someone who caught partridges. As well as giving the answers to questions about the derivation of individual words, it is a fascinating book to browse through, and includes extensive lists of prefixes, suffixes, and elements used in the creation of new. Routledge See Preface to the First Edition p. His next major work on slang, Slang Today and Yesterday, appeared in 1933, and his well-known followed in 1937. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.
Binding and cover solidly connected. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. His own love of language led to such celebrations as A Charm of Words 1960 , Adventuring among Words 1961 , and The Gentle Art of Lexicography as Pursued and Experienced by an Addict 1963. The dust jacket is missing. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting.
Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. Known variations of the Partridge family name include Partridge, Pettridge, Patridge, Patrige, Partrich and others. Distinguished members of the family include Peter Partridge d. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. It is easy to pursue such trails as the longer articles are written as continuous prose clearly divided up by means of numbered paragraphs and subheadings, and there is a careful system of cross-references. His studies at the U.
Partridge's book helps writers and editors focus on this important fact. It was followed by: Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English 1942 ; 's Bawdy 1947 ; A Dictionary of the Underworld 1950 ; Origins: An Etymological Dictionary of English 1958 ; A Dictionary of Catch Phrases 1977 ; and over 20 other books of essays on language, some prescriptive, some descriptive. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Sehr guter Zustand fuer ein gebrauchtes Buch, minimale Abnutzungserscheinungen. During this time Partridge also worked for three years as a schoolteacher before enrolling in the Australian Imperial Force in April 1915 and serving in the Australian infantry during the , serving in , and on the , before being wounded in the. Sous garantie de remboursement complet.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. His papers are archived at the , , , the , the , the , Record Office, and. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges. As well as giving the answers to questions about the derivation of individua The MacMillan Comapny. The spine may show signs of wear. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. New York: Macmillan Co, 1959. The book also includes lists of prefixes and suffixes. The dust jacket is missing. Fourth Edition revised and reprinted. In 1925 he married Agnes Dora Vye-Parminter, who in 1933 bore a daughter, Rosemary Ethel Honeywood Mann. Partridge's Dictionary of Cliches comprises a list of stock phrases that careful writers should avoid.
His works were acclaimed for their scholarship. Classics on Words and Slang In 1931, Scholartis failed because of the global Depression, and from that time on Partridge earned his living as a freelance writer and compiler of lexicographical works. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Spine may be warped with cracking and scuffing. Words are grouped together and their connections explained. Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd.