THE DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN QUOTATIONS AND PHRASES. REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION.

By: Hamilton, Robert M. and Shields, Dorothy.

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1063 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). "(W)ith 10,300 entries thoroughly cross-indexed between author, subject, and topic, the second edition of (this dictionary) sets new standards in its field. This extensive, reliable compilation from present-day and historical sources draws from speeches, newspapers, radio, TV, and literature, collecting memorable gems of humour, wit, and wisdom. Unique to this volume is the arrangement by subject, so one need not know the author to find the quotation, and can find other quotations on the same thing with no extra hunting. Should you wish to discover all included quotes by any given author, you need merely check the convenient author index. And, to facilitate verification or to find the context of what was said, precise, original source references are given." Minor soiling on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has light rubbing, light edgewear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, crease down front flap, soft crease at top of rear panel, 1" closed tear on front panel.

Title: THE DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN QUOTATIONS AND PHRASES. REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION.

Author Name: Hamilton, Robert M. and Shields, Dorothy.

Categories: Literary Reference, Reference, Canada - General,

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition.

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1982

ISBN Number: 0771038461

ISBN Number 13: 9780771038464

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 16714

Keywords: Dictionaries, Quotations, Phrases, Saying, Canadian, Speeches, Literature, Television, Radio, Humor, Wit, Wisdom, Subjects, Maxims, Canadian Authors, Canadian Speakers, Newspapers.,