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Product Description: This standard work on punctuation has long been judged the foremost study of the subject. It reveals punctuation to be both an indispensable craft and an invaluable art - a friend, not an enemy.

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9781138134768 | Routledge, December 21, 2015, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This standard work on punctuation has long been judged the foremost study of the subject.

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9780415050753 | 1 new edition (Routledge, January 26, 1978), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: This standard work on punctuation has long been judged the foremost study of the subject.

Miscellaneous:

9780203379929 | Routledge, April 2, 2004, cover price $38.95

Product Description: This cassette and textbook pack presents a practical language programme designed to provide students and travellers with a knowledge of everyday spoken and written Swedish. Readers require no previous knowledge, and can use the course for self-study or learning with a teacher.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780415028042, titled "Colloquial Swedish" | Routledge, September 1, 1990, cover price $28.99 | also contains Colloquial Swedish | About this edition: This cassette and textbook pack presents a practical language programme designed to provide students and travellers with a knowledge of everyday spoken and written Swedish.

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Product Description: First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in search of truth, or the execution of their martial duty and hence, a dictionary was necessary...read more

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9781138912120 | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.

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9780415027113, titled "King Henry VI" | Arden Shakespeare, April 1, 1965, cover price $18.00 | also contains King Henry VI | About this edition: *This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).

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Product Description: First published in 1933 (this edition in 1939), this book sees Partridge introducing the reader to the eccentric lexicographers Wesley and Captain Grose. In an entertaining way, the book jovially explores and discusses various words and phrases such as "bloody", euphemisms, the Devil’s nicknames, various versions of slang, and familiar terms of address...read more

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9781138915466 | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1933 (this edition in 1939), this book sees Partridge introducing the reader to the eccentric lexicographers Wesley and Captain Grose.
9780415165242, titled "Trajan: Optimus Princeps : A Life and Times" | Routledge, August 1, 1997, cover price $135.00 | also contains Trajan: Optimus Princeps : A Life and Times | About this edition: Did Trajan really deserve his reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues?

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Product Description: This set reissues important selected works by Eric Partridge, covering the period from 1933 to 1968. Together, the books look at many and diverse aspects of language, focusing in particular on English. Included in the collection are a variety of insightful dictionaries and reference works that showcase some of Partridge’s best work...read more

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9781138912373 | Revised edition (Routledge, May 21, 2015), cover price $1000.00 | About this edition: This set reissues important selected works by Eric Partridge, covering the period from 1933 to 1968.
9780415028110, titled "Dictionary of World Place-Names Derived from British Names" | Routledge, June 1, 1989, cover price $39.95 | also contains Dictionary of World Place-Names Derived from British Names | About this edition: Many place-names throughout the world derive their names from Britain.

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Product Description: First published in 1940, this book provides a literary dictionary to the New Testament. The treatment of selected words and phrases is not theological, but lexicographical and etymological. Each entry is introduced by illustrative quotations from the New Testament, and the book provides an insightful exploration of these phrases...read more

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9781138912250, titled "A New Testament Word Book: A Glossary" | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1940, this book provides a literary dictionary to the New Testament.
9780836953596 | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1940, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: First published in 1940, this book provides a literary dictionary to the New Testament.

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9780415027496, titled "The Comedy of Errors" | Reprint edition (Arden Shakespeare, June 1, 1968), cover price $9.95 | also contains The Comedy of Errors

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Product Description: First published in 1940, this book was designed by Eric Partridge to equip students, studying for final exams at school, with the tools they needed to become successful précis-ers. The selection of literary pieces is more diverse than other preìcis books of the time and Partridge’s background as a schoolmaster, a lecturer and a publisher sets him up well to teach the subject...read more

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9781138912335, titled "Pre´cis Writing: Passages Judiciously Selected With an Introduction on the Art of Pre´cis" | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1940, this book was designed by Eric Partridge to equip students, studying for final exams at school, with the tools they needed to become successful précis-ers.

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9780415028035, titled "Colloquial Swedish" | Routledge, December 1, 1990, cover price $16.95 | also contains Colloquial Swedish | About this edition: A practical language programme designed to provide students and travellers with a knowledge of everyday spoken and written Swedish.

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Product Description: First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics.

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9781138904415 | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular.
9780836953664 | Facsimile edition (Books for Libraries, June 1, 1970), cover price $22.00

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Product Description: First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney slang, slang in journalism and slang in commerce, as well as slang used by sailors, the law and the church...read more

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9781138912106 | 3 rev rei edition (Routledge, March 5, 2015), cover price $195.00 | About this edition: First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages.

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Product Description: First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique study of language...read more

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9781138904460 | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $350.00 | About this edition: First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds.

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Product Description: First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous to the ingenious and genuinely witty and this book looks at the reasons how and why the comic alphabet came to possess the arguably sophisticated form in which people know it today...read more

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9781138904354 | Routledge, March 5, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet.

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Product Description: Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang...read more
By Tom Dalzell (editor) and Terry Victor (editor)

Hardcover:

9780415619493 | 2 har/psc edition (Routledge, February 5, 2013), cover price $335.00 | About this edition: Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang.
9780415212588 | 9 edition (Routledge, November 30, 2005), cover price $257.00 | About this edition: Booklist Top of the List Reference Source 2006 The successor to The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English – Eric Partridge’s magnum opus – this all-new work retains the humour and energy of its forebear, and continues the Partridge tradition for a new millennium.

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Product Description: This dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary, discussing them in groups that make clear the connections between words derived by a variety of routes from originally common stock. As well as giving the answers to questions about the derivation of individual words, it is a fascinating book to browse through, since every page points out links with other entries...read more

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9780415474337 | 1 edition (Routledge, October 29, 2008), cover price $87.95 | About this edition: This dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary, discussing them in groups that make clear the connections between words derived by a variety of routes from originally common stock.

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Product Description: During the First World War the British soldiers were renowned for their chirpy songs and plucky sayings. Indeed nothing would lift the spirits of the often exhausted and demoralized troops more than a hearty sing-a-long. These cheery and at times ribald and satiric songs and sayings have been collected together to give a fascinating insight into the more lighthearted side of trench life...read more
By John Brophy, Malcolm Brown (introduced by) and Eric Partridge

Hardcover:

9781844157105 | Frontline Books, June 15, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: During the First World War the British soldiers were renowned for their chirpy songs and plucky sayings.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

Hardcover:

9780836953534 | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1977), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Paperback:

9781428625150, titled "Eighteenth-century English Romantic Poetry" | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Originally published: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. xv, 804 pp. Reprint of the second edition. One of the great lexicographers of the twentieth century, Partridge compiled the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, Shakespeare's Bawdy, A Dictionary of Catch Phrases and other books...read more

Hardcover:

9781584774440 | Lawbook Exchange Ltd, November 30, 2004, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Originally published: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950.

Drawn from the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, with the emphasis on the expressions used or coined before 1914.

Hardcover:

9780710077615 | 6 abridged edition (Routledge, December 31, 1973), cover price $220.00 | About this edition: Drawn from the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, with the emphasis on the expressions used or coined before 1914.

Miscellaneous:

9780203380963 | 6 edition (Routledge, April 2, 2004), cover price $200.00

Miscellaneous:

9780203379950 | 2 edition (Routledge, April 2, 2004), cover price $37.95

Miscellaneous:

9780203379967 | Routledge, April 2, 2004, cover price $38.95

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Product Description: The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415291897 | Routledge, November 1, 2002, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries.

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Product Description: This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all words and phrases used in a sexual or scatological sense, with full explanations and cross-references...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415255530, titled "Shakespeare's Bawdy" | Routledge, July 1, 2001, cover price $137.00 | About this edition: This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.

Paperback:

9780415254007, titled "Shakespeare's Bawdy" | 4th edition (Routledge, September 1, 2001), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
9780415050760, titled "Shakespeare's Bawdy" | 3 reissue edition (Routledge, March 1, 1991), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.

Miscellaneous:

9780203995976, titled "Shakespeare's Bawdy" | Routledge, May 18, 2001, cover price $23.95

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Provides guidelines for writing standard English and explains usage differences

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9780140510249 | Reissue edition (Viking Pr, May 1, 1982), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Provides guidelines for writing standard English and explains usage differences

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Product Description: Usage and Abusage takes a long, hard look at the use - and constant misuse - of English. Declaring war on bad grammar, woolliness of expression and poor choice of vocabulary, this essential guide sets out both to highlight problems and pitfalls and to offer constructive advice on the proper use of English...read more

Paperback:

9780140514421 | 3 edition (Penguin Uk, August 1, 1999), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Usage and Abusage takes a long, hard look at the use - and constant misuse - of English.

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Product Description: This work looks at the area defined as "cant". It includes the vocabulary of "crooks, criminals, racketeers, beggars, tramps, convicts and the commercial underworld, the drug traffic, the white slave traffic and spivs", gathered from many countries and from obscure sources.

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9781853263613 | Wordsworth Edition, July 1, 1998, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: This work looks at the area defined as "cant".

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An entertaining and useful reference updated for the 1990s is designed to assist the reader in avoiding misuses of the English language when trying to write or speak clearly and directly. Reprint. LJ. BAKER & TAYLOR

Hardcover:

9780393037616 | Subsequent edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1995), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Partridge's classic guidelines for writing standard English and explanations of usage differences are updated for the nineties with articles on sexism and vogue words

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9780393317091 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1997, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Partridge's classic guidelines for writing standard English and explanations of usage differences are updated for the nineties with articles on sexism and vogue words

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