A dictionary of modern slang, cant, and vulgar words :
used at the present day in the streets of London, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the Houses of Parliament, the Dens of St. Giles, and the Palaces of St. James : preceded by a history of cant and vulgar language from the time of Henry VIII, shewing its connection with the Gipsey tongue : with glossaries of two secret languages, spoken by the wandering tribes of London, the costermongers, and the patterers /
by a London antiquary.
|Main Author:||Hotten, John Camden, 1832-1873|
London : John Camden Hotten ..., 1859.
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This work included in author's The slang dictionary (London, 1864). Cf. its preface.
Publisher's booklist: 2 p. at end.
With a half-title.
By John Camden Hotten.
, x, lxxxvi, , 160,  p. :
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