Title THE SIGNIFICANCE OF NAMES
Book Condition Mild staining, fading to spine, a few minor snags to spine crown, spotting to fore-edge, scattered soiling to textblock, traces of dampstain to upper edge, short edge tears to a few preliminary pages, a bit shaken; withal, a nice, very good plus copy!
Edition First edition. Bound in wine-red textured cloth, stamped in blind with device to front cover, lettered in gilt to the spine; no dust jacket.
Publisher New York: Thomas Whitaker, 1893.
Seller ID 38153.00
Terrifically readable reference source dovetails a plethora of fascinating facts into a smoothly honed narrative format, broken into thematic groups, such as: Articles of Attire, Things Theatrical, Weapons of Steel, Pet Names of American Cities, et alia!
Names and Naming. Reference. Encyclopedias. Dictionaries.