The Game of Words

By: ESPY, Willard R.

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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

Title: The Game of Words

Author Name: ESPY, Willard R.

Categories: >>Books About Books and Words, >>Humor, Puzzles, Diversions,

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1987

ISBN Number: 0517177846

ISBN Number 13: 9780517177846

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 41245