A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and other Irregular Phraseology. Barrère Albert.
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and other Irregular Phraseology
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and other Irregular Phraseology
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and other Irregular Phraseology

A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and other Irregular Phraseology

The Ballantyne Press, 1889.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Item #042611
ISBN: NoISBN

2 volumes in original paper covered boards, 653 of 675 copies, 1889-1890. Modest wear to boards, scattered foxing, heavy in a few spots but mostly clean, page edges browned. Spines darkened and worn.

Dragging the pudding: Getting the sack just before Christmas.

To Broach the claret (pugilistic): ...a pelt in the smeller.

Loco-foco: A self igniting match or cigar; the Democratic party. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 042611.

Price: $300.00

See all items in Reference
See all items by