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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 Gryphon Books, Ann Arbor, MI, 1971
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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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. Bookseller Inventory # 78632

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Title: American Tramp and Underworld Slang Words ...

Publisher: Gryphon Books, Ann Arbor, MI

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Reprint edition

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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