Nashua: C.C. Parker, Publisher, 1883. Cloth. Fair. Item #015187
Brown cloth with illustrations in black. 459 pp. A few black and white illustrations throughout. A general dictionary of words of the English language, including a section of definitions of slang and vulgar phrases and words; proper names and their meanings; classical and mythological names; tables of area and population; rates of mortality; values of foreign coins, etc. FAIR/GOOD condition. General fading and some scuffing to the covers. Minor soiling, spotting and staining. Cloth frayed along the extremities. Interior hinges cracked and separating, tenuously holding to the text block. Previous owner's practice signatures on the front endpaper. Scattered soiling in the interior. Text block shaken, with the gathering from 113-128 threatening to detach.
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