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The Game of Words by  Willard R ESPY - Hardcover - 1987 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 41245)

The Game of Words

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The Game of Words

by ESPY, Willard R

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  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0517177846
ISBN 13
9780517177846
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New York: Bramhall House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. Hard Cover. 0517177846 . From the jacket flap: "Infinitely varied examples of the agony, ecstasy, freakishness and fun of the English language which will warm the hearts, prick the minds and stir the risibilities of rhymesters, punsters, scholars, schoolboys, slangers, wallflowers, wits and wordgamers." The author has a lot of fun showing the reader the many ways wordplay can be used in the English language, with dozens of riddles, puzzles and other word-related fun. --- In full tan leather-look paper-covered boards. Titling to spine in blue foil, wrapped in typographic jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy without visible damages. Excellent jacket with tear and crease to top edge of front cover, else undamaged and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 279 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
41245
Title
The Game of Words
Author
ESPY, Willard R
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0517177846
ISBN 13
9780517177846
Publisher
Bramhall House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
Keywords
0517177846
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