A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language

Skeat, Walter W.

Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 1887
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover in original gilt-decorated blue leather boards. Third and revised edition (1887), Clarendon Press series. Book is crisp and clean--no marks, tears, or rips. A touch of spotting on endpages, and light rubbing at corners. Five raised bands on spine. Florentined endpapers and gilt dentelle border along inside edges. Marbleized text-block sides. Elegant inked ownership information on front free endpage. Skeat was a preeminent English philologist, instrumental in developing English as a higher education subject in the United Kingdom. He was also a pioneer of place-name studies. 12mo. 633 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 84033

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Title: A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the ...

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Third, revised edition.

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