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Blank, Joan

Publication Date: 1979
Condition: VG Soft cover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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1979. A collection of the literature of body words, phrases and lines from poetry relating to body parts, bodily functions, sex, and so on. For example, under Spit is listed: I will not be your spitting place, J. Clarke 1639; spitting mad; hot spit; spit your guts; spit for luck; spit and polish; a pit in the bucket; a spit in the ocean; a spit and a drag; a spit and a draw; the spit and image; the spitting image; He's e'en as like t hee as th' had'st spit him, Cotton, 17thc; drooling over you; salivating over you; mouth watering; spat upon; spit it out ; spit it up; thus spit I out my venum, Chaucer, etc. Presented alphabetically, like a thesaurus. As far as we know, never published. Original typescript or early reproduction for author. 4to., 554 leaves (on rectos only), unbound in cardboard stiff wraps folder. VG in qornb folder. Very unusual, a truly unique item. Bookseller Inventory # a66550

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Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: VG

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