Avis, Walter S., editor-in-chief. (Charles Crate, Patrick Drysdale, Douglas Leechman, Matthew H. Scargill.)
Title A CONCISE DICTIONARY OF CANADIANISMS. (DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ENGLISH.)
Publisher Gage Educational, Toronto, 1973.
Seller ID 24997
294 pp, large 8vo (9"), soft cover. B&w illustrations. An abridged version of "A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles", this book was designed for use in classrooms "as a teaching dictionary in courses dealing with Canadian English, in Canadian literature, and also in courses dealing specifically with the history of Canadian speech." It is also "an enjoyable and informative book for all (Canadians) who take pride and pleasure in their language." Interior - soft bump at top corner of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft bump at top corner of covers with a few soft creases, minor rubbing, fading to spine color - lettering still very legible. Good+