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O Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun: An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

O Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun: An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

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O Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun: An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

by Willard R. Espy; Paul Degen [Illustrator]

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ISBN 10
0517535114
ISBN 13
9780517535110
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Clarkson N. Potter, Inc, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 9x6x1. Signed by Author. Stated first edition, 1978. Signed by Espy on the FFEP in green marker. The binding is tight, corners sharp. Fading to cloth at edges, softening to head of spine, soiling to bottom edges at corners. Text and images unmarked. The dust jacket shows some light handling and a bit of edge wear, crease to front flap, in a mylar cover. 366pp.

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Chaparral Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
O Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun: An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names
Author
Willard R. Espy; Paul Degen [Illustrator]
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0517535114
ISBN 13
9780517535110
Publisher
Clarkson N. Potter, Inc
Place of Publication
Westminster, Maryland, U.s.a.
Date Published
1978
Size
9x6x1
X weight
35 oz

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