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An exaltation of larks, James Lipton

Label
An exaltation of larks
Title
An exaltation of larks
Statement of responsibility
James Lipton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you've ever wondered whether familiar terms like "a pride of lions" or "a string of ponies" were only the tip of the liguistic iceberg. This book provides the definitive answer. This classic collection of collective nouns includes more than 1,100 equally pithy, and often poetic, terms -- some resurrected from the Books of Venery that were the constant study of fifteenth-century gentlemen; some ("a blur of Impressionists," "a score of bachelors") more recently minted. Here too is a game for readers inspired to invent their own terms of venery
Cataloging source
DWW
Dewey number
428.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1689
LC item number
.L5 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
An exaltation of larks, James Lipton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm29191881
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Ultimate edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780140170962
Lccn
90050425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29191881
Label
An exaltation of larks, James Lipton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm29191881
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Ultimate edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780140170962
Lccn
90050425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29191881

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