Old English and New: Studies in Language and Linguistics in Honor of Frederic G. Cassidy. Nick Doane Joan H. Hall, Dick Ringler, Lise Winer Salikoko S. Mufwene, Lawrence T. Martin, eds., contrs.
Old English and New: Studies in Language and Linguistics in Honor of Frederic G. Cassidy

Old English and New: Studies in Language and Linguistics in Honor of Frederic G. Cassidy

First Edition. Very Good. Item #5228

New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1982. First Edition. Octavo. 460 pages. No dust jacket. Signed by Frederic Cassidy to William Safire on front free endpaper with inscription "For Bill Safire - / DARE's [Dictionary of American Regional English] favorite Calumnist/Columnist / and fellow Philologer. / from / Fred Cassidy."

Fetschrift in honor of lexicographer Frederic G. Cassidy, including a wide range of essays divided into Early English, Creoles, Lexicography, and American Language. Some selections are, "Africanisms in Gullah: A Re-Examination of the Issues," by Salikoko S. Mufwene, "Folk Etymology in Trinidad and Tobago Lexicography," by Lise Winer, and "Reflections of Ojibwe Mythology in Place-Names of the Upper Midwest," by Lawrence T. Martin.

Green textured boards with spine and front stamped in gilt. A trifle worn at corners, else fine.

Price: $75.00