8vo, pp. 199; original gray printed wrappers; extremities toned, lower spine has short tear, title lettered in ink on spine, overall very good. Publication of the American Dialect Society, No. 24. "This book is an experiment in what might be called the social structure of language. It will attempt to bring together some elements of language and selected aspects of the social structure of a single criminal subculture" (Introduction).
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall Fine in very good price-clipped dust jacket No jacket chips or tears. Slight rubbing to jacket. No markings or bookplates or remainder mark. Scarce in such nice condition. Unread appearance.
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