Author:Jones, Alan


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By: Jones, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter/ Bookthrift: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46073

ISBN: 0671093959

Condition: Near Fine

First US edition hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards with matching glossy photo illust dj in new mylar. Gift quality book has sharp tips and spine ends, no names, tears or soil inside, unpaginated 52 pp text shows a few page 'dents' from turning, else as new. Dj shows very light surface scratches, book is profusely illust with stunning color photos throughout. Half the fun is goofing on the people's clothing that are in the photographs through the years. The illustrated history of the Mercedes car. View more info

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Bedlam Boudoir & Brouhaha or Remarkable Words with Astonishing Origins

By: Train, John; Foreword by Alan Pryce-Jones

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45808

ISBN: 0517541858

Condition: Fine

2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil, only fault is a price clipped dj which is illustrated and has a clean, cream background. 64 pp filled with curiosity, hilarity and wonder. Chapters include: Foreword, Preface, Disorders, Love, Job Descriptions, Persons & Places, Pejoratives, High Finance, Equipment, Games, Birds & Beasts, Food, Medicine, Appendices: Terms of Multitude, Rhyming Slang, Grand Tour Words, Redundancies, Reduplications, Surprising Family Names, Index. View more info