A Dictionary of American Proverbs

A Dictionary of American Proverbs

Mieder, Wolfgang; Stewart A. Kingsbury and Kelsie B. Harder

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Place Published: Norwalk, CT
Publisher: The Easton Press
Date Published: 1993
Edition: Collector's Edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 46095


710pp. Thick octavo [24 cm] Maroon leather with a hubbed spine, a brown gilt stamped spine label, and elaborate gilt stamped designs on the spine and covers. All edges gilt. Light brown moire endsheets. Very good. The gilt on the edges of the text block is lightly scratched, and the pages are mildly rippled. With the unmarked bookplate laid in.


This reference work is a valuable research tool for cultural historians, folklorists, linguists, anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, and scholars of English and American literature.