Brown, Ivor WORDS ON THE LEVEL
London/Sydney/Toronto: The Bodley Head, (1973). 037010241X / 9780370102412 First edition. Small octavo. Hardcover. Fine, in gaily striped decorated boards; in neatly price-clipped matching dust jacket; a sticker from the distributor ''Transatlantic Arts'' has been affixed to the lower front panel. A pristine copy.
In this entry in his incomparable series, Brown makes a lively and entertaining plea for the rescue and enrichment of an English language he views as increasingly flattened and impoverished. This volume begins with "Ambragious" and ends with "Weadle."