WORD ORIGINS; The Romance of Language by Cecil Hunt / Illustrations by JOHN NICOLSON, A.R.E., R.B.A.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1962. Second Edition. Boards. 8vo, gray boards with black lettering on spine, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped), 176 pages. "Pen pictures of the people whose names have passed into our language: Hobson, of "Hobson's Choice"; Tantalus of tantalizing; Eros of erotic;....The centuries are covered from classical..... More