New. pp. 1007. Lang: -eng, Pages 1007, Print on Demand. Reprint in 2013 with the help of original edition published long back. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.
Bookplate of previous owner, a scholar and professor, to pastedown; else Fine. No DJ. Collected and edited by Allan W. Futrell & Charles B. Wordell; Foreword by Stuart Berg Flexner. Octavo a burgundy cloth boards; xi, 417 p.; 24 cm; bibliographical references and index. A truly fascinating and rich work; with over twenty essays, among them: Argot of the Moonshiner, Circus and Carnival Argot, Lingo of the Jug-Heavy, Marijuana Users and their Lingo, Australian Element in American Criminal Argots, Speech Peculiarities of the North Atlantic Fishermen. All underworld bases covered for the pre-computer eras! // Crime and criminal language; Subculture--Slang. Onderwereld (misdaad) Taal. Subculture--Argot. Cant. Thieves argot. Crime speak.
Good. The book is very good with light wear to the edges of the cover. The pages are unmarked. The dust jacket has small open tears along the top edge. Delivery confirmation with every order. We ship daily.
CE6-Book has label on the spine, tape residue and stain on the top spine and top corners near it, chipping and wear on some cover edges, sides, and corners, library stamping on the page edges and front endpapers with a taped label and label, discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Collected and Edited by Allan W. Futrell & Charles B. Wordell. Foreword by Stuart Berg Flexner.
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