American Tramp and Underworld Slang Words and Phrases Used by Hoboes, Tramps, Migratory Workers and Those on the Fringes of Society, with Their uses and Origins. With a Number of Tramp Songs

Irwin, Godfrey, editor; and Eric Partridge

Published by Eric Partridge Ltd. at the Scholartis Press, 1931
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Hardcover in original orange cloth boards. No dust jacket. First British edition, limited to 1000 copies. Book is clean, crisp, and solidly bound. Gilt on spine is still bright. Slight staining to top text-block. A small nick in cloth at bottom of spine. Text pages are bright and unblemished. Gift inscription dated 1934 on front free endpage. Editor Irwin has contributed essays on the slang and the songs. Eric Partridge has a "terminal essay" on American slang in its relation to English thieves' slang. 8vo. 264 pp. plus two pages of ads. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: American Tramp and Underworld Slang Words ...
Publisher: Eric Partridge Ltd. at the Scholartis Press
Publication Date: 1931
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition

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Irwin, Godfrey, editor; and Eric Partridge
Published by Gryphon Books, Ann Arbor, MI (1971)
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Book Description Gryphon Books, Ann Arbor, MI, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint edition. Hardcover in green cloth boards. No dust jacket. 1971 reprint of Sears Publishing first printing. Book is clean and crisp, with slight spine slant and loosening spine. Text pages are bright and fresh. Editor Irwin has contributed essays on the slang and the songs. Eric Partridge has a "terminal essay" on American slang in its relation to English thieves' slang. 8vo. 264 pp. Seller Inventory # 78632

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