Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

By: Partridge, Eric

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Third reprint of the 1966 fourth edition. Maroon cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light bumping to spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with sunning to spine, light shelfwear and a small tear to base of jacket spine. 972pp. This book is an etymological dictionary of the 12,000 commonest words in modern English, although with sub-entries, the number of words treated is about 20,000. The dictionary is designed to meet the needs both of the non-professional, non-academic "word-lover" and of the student and scholar. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

Author Name: Partridge, Eric

Categories: English Literature,

Publisher: London and Henley, Routledge Kegan Paul: 1979

ISBN Number: 0710019343

ISBN Number 13: 9780710019349

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 002067