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The Public School Word-Book: A Contribution to a Historical Glossary of Words, Phrases.....Peculiar to our Great Public Schools Together with some that have been or are Modish at the Universities

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The Public School Word-Book: A Contribution to a Historical Glossary of Words, Phrases.....Peculiar to our Great Public Schools Together with some that have been or are Modish at the Universities

by John S Farmer

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London: Hirschfeld Brothers, 1900. Hardcover. Good. pp 243 A dictionary of public school slang, privately issued for subscribers only. Octavo, Good in lightly tanned boards, a little wear to the corners. The text is printed on good quality paper with untrimmed edges and is clean and fresh throughout. Ex library with associated stamps and labels. Bookplate of the Streatfeild family to front pastedown. An uncommon title. Good 1900

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Title
The Public School Word-Book: A Contribution to a Historical Glossary of Words, Phrases.....Peculiar to our Great Public Schools Together with some that have been or are Modish at the Universities
Author
John S Farmer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hirschfeld Brothers
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1900

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