Encyclopaedia of Quotations
Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher, 1898.
(Encyclopaedia of Quotations: A Treasury of Wistdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs. Authors, 931; Subjects, 1393; Quotations, 10,299.) Sixth Edition. A fascinating book brimming with wit and wordplay from the nineteenth century. A hefty 527 pages bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Such gems as: "A nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse." Overall very good condition with some wear to head of spine and some minor soiling to the interior. vg-/--.