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The Devil's Dictionary

by Bierce, Ambrose

Condition: Fine/Very Good

NY: Thomas Y Crowell, 1979. (USA) No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a couple of minor edge faults. Grey boards,158pp, B&W drawings. This epigrammic dictionary was first published in 1908: "Patience: A minor form of despairm disguised as a virtue" Suares's drawings greatly complement the word entires. (1.9 JM FO 10/a1 . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Suares, Jean-Claude. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".
  • Seller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Seller Inventory #: 76918
  • Title: The Devil's Dictionary
  • Author: Bierce, Ambrose
  • Illustrator: Suares, Jean-Claude
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0690017642
  • ISBN 13: 9780690017649
  • Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1979
  • Keywords: Humour and Satire Drawings Dictionaries Humorists
  • Bookseller catalogs: Humour and Satire;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"


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