Burgess Unabridged: A New Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed. Gelett Burgess.
Burgess Unabridged: A New Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed

Burgess Unabridged: A New Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed

Herb Roth. First Edition. Very Good. Item #5344

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1914. First Edition. 12mo (7.25" x 5"); 120pp. Ten illustrations (including frontis) by Herb Roth, all present. Publisher's illustrated cloth-covered boards. Lacking dust jacket. Covers rubbed at corners with a few bumps along edges and a few general smudges. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Dictionary of invented words, including "blurb," which Burgess is credited for coining. This copy from the personal library of author, journalist, and language writer William Safire.

Price: $45.00

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