Item Detail

Item Number 8536
Title Remarkable Words With Astonishing Origins
Author Train, John
Condition VG+/VG
Publisher Clarkson N. Potter
Place Published New York
Date Published 1980
Edition
Binding Hardcover; 2nd Printing
Notes Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan and with foreword written by Alan Pryce-Jones. This little work will afford delight both to word fanciers and to conoiseurs of John Train's inimitable brand of wit and learning, from dust jacket. The book is bound in blue boards with gilt lettering on the spine; clean, straight & tight. The dust jacket is intact and clean. It has some light rubbing and small tape shadow on upper edges. A small edge tear is internally mended. ; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4" x 5 1/4"; 63 pages
LoC or ISBN 0517541858
Keyword(s) John Train,Pierre Le-Tran,Alan Pryce-Jones,Non-fiction,Word Meanings,Etymology,English Language
Category(ies) Art Photography Poetry Music Drama,History Travel Exploration Places,Texts Scholastic Reference Philosophy
Price $14.30