Dictionary of foreign phrases and classical quotations : comprising 14,000 idioms, proverbs, maxims, mottoes, technical words and terms, and press allusions from the works of the great writers in Latin, Greek, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish

Jones, Hugh Percy

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Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages; Physical description.: xx, 532 p ; 21 cm. Notes: "Authors quoted": p.527-532. Subject: Quotations. 0 Kg. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Dictionary of foreign phrases and classical ...
Publisher: Edinburgh : J. Grant
Publication Date: 1923
Edition: New and revised edition.

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Book Description Pranava Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1908 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Language: eng 560 pages. Seller Inventory # 100152679259

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Classical Quotations: Comprising 14, 000 Idioms, Proverbs, Maxims Mottoes, Technical Words and Terms, and Press Allusions From the Works of the Great Writers in Latin, French, Italian, Greek, German, Spanish, Portuguese It is, therefore, necessary to explain that the present volume owes its existence to the extraordinary success of a book which, although far smaller both in size and design than the present work, had a somewhat similar aim. The book alluded to is Deacon's Dictionary of Foreign Phrases, a little volume - now out of print - which was intended to assist those who, in these days when scarcely a single column of a newspaper is without a foreign phrase, find such a dictionary almost as much a noces sity as a convenience. That such a book was something more than the long-felt want of advertisement was amply proved by the fact that it speedily passed through several editions. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. ***** Print on Demand *****. Seller Inventory # AAV9780243238613

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Classical Quotations: Comprising 14, 000 Idioms, Proverbs, Maxims Mottoes, Technical Words and Terms, and Press Allusions From the Works of the Great Writers in Latin, French, Italian, Greek, German, Spanish, Portuguese It is, therefore, necessary to explain that the present volume owes its existence to the extraordinary success of a book which, although far smaller both in size and design than the present work, had a somewhat similar aim. The book alluded to is Deacon s Dictionary of Foreign Phrases, a little volume - now out of print - which was intended to assist those who, in these days when scarcely a single column of a newspaper is without a foreign phrase, find such a dictionary almost as much a noces sity as a convenience. That such a book was something more than the long-felt want of advertisement was amply proved by the fact that it speedily passed through several editions. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9780243238613

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