BAKER, Anne Elizabeth.
Title Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases, with Examples of their Colloquial Use, and Illustrations from Various Authors: to which are added, the Customs of the County.
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher London: John Russel Smith. Abel & Sons, and Mark Dorman, Northampton:, 1854. 0
Seller ID 5679
Large post 8vo., pp xvi, [ii], 410 & pp [ii] title & a blank, 439, . Issued without half-titles. Six page subscriber's list including the Earl Spencer who took 5 copies. The text of volume I is shaken. Publisher's blind blocked grained cloth (cloth of joints of volume I partly split but intact, lower inner hinge of volume II has endpaper cracking a little but still firm on the mull). Pale lemon endpapers (3.5 cm piece clipped from top edge of front free endpaper). A nicely presented set in custom made dustjackets with printed letter-pieces and protected in archival sleeves. The original edition. Two volumes.
words, dialects, local history, Northants,