A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English.
Colloquialisms and Catch-phrases, Solecisms and Catachreses, Nicknames, Vulgarisms and such Americanisms as have been naturalized.
Fifth edition with the supplement much enlarged. With the author’s initialled presentation inscription on the front free endpaper of each volume in the year of publication. Franklyn went on himself to write a dictionary of Rhyming Slang published in 1971.
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2 volumes, quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges stained blue. With the dust jackets. A fine set in excellent dust jackets.