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Title: The Language of Thackeray. The Language Library Edited by Eric Partridge.
Description: London, Andre Deutsch, 1978. A very nice copy in original unclipped light pink dust-wrapper. 205pp. Clean, bright and tight. With just very mild damp spotting to fore-edges from storage. Used; Very Good An examination of the changes in language usage from Regency to Victorian times including mid-Victorian slang and class distinctions revealed in speech. The Language Library Series in its attractive bright dust-wrappers was first edited by Eric Partridge and later by Simeon Potter and more recently David Crystal. The series covers all aspects of the English language including its slang, dialects and variants, history and current usage. Hardcover.

Keywords: English|Linguistics|Eric Partridge|Featured|Literature

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 11080

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