Usage and Abusage: A Guide To Good English - Eric PartridgeBook Club Associates, 1972, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with short tears at the spine ends, light spotting to both panels. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
From the cover: “ERIC PARTRIDGE’S books on the English language are known throughout the world. The present work combines scholarship with a lively readability; reference-book accuracy with literary distinction. Not only is it trenchant and witty but also it has been kept up to date. The reputation, like the sales, of Usage and Abusage has been steadily growing ever since its publication. This new edition has been improved in all respects, enlarged and completely revised.”