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Curious Antiquities

Joseph Taylor

Published by Samuel Wood & Sons, New-York, 1820
Condition: Near Fine. Hardcover
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Curious Antiquities or, the Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings, Proverbs, and Singular Customs; Explained by Joseph Taylor. 108pp., including an index. A curious little book, full of folk-etymology and charming misinformation (The word "news" comes from the four compass points, N., E., W., and S., since news comes from all parts of the world.). Woodcut frontispiece showing Westminster Abbey and the Royal Exchange. Ffep starting; faint foxing to endpapers, else internally fine, in gray boards backed in red leather, a little worn at extremities. Bookseller Inventory # 006887

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Title: Curious Antiquities

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons, New-York

Publication Date: 1820

Binding: Leather-backed Boards.

Book Condition:Near Fine.

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