English as She is Wrote, / Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to ... English as She is Wrote, / Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to ...

English as She is Wrote, / Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to convey Ideas or obscure them.

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Published by D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1883
Condition: Good Plus Soft cover
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"A companion to 'English as She is Spoke.'" Publication date matches copyright date. 96 pp. followed by 8 pages of ads including one for "The Parchment Shakspere / A new edition of Shakspere's Works, Bound in parchment, uncut, gilt top." Silliness with homophones; letters received by the publisher from the literately challenged, etc. A bit of edgewear, small brown stain on back, but in better condition than most paperbacks of a century later. At page bottoms at pp 36-39 (the section on amusing epitaphs) a few more have been added, in ink script, in a 19th century hand. A charming book, still easily read. Reduced from $45. Bookseller Inventory # 001036

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Title: English as She is Wrote, / Showing Curious ...

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1883

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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