Title WORDS ON THE LEVEL
Book Condition 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.
Edition First edition. Small octavo.
Publisher London/Sydney/Toronto: The Bodley Head, (1973).
037010241X / 9780370102412
Seller ID 38884.00
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."
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