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Book of insults ancient and modern

Book of insults ancient and modern

an amiable history of insult, invective, imprecation & incivility (literary, political & historical) hurled through the ages & compiled as a public service

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Invective -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby Nancy McPhee.
    ContributionsMcPhee, Nancy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.I65 B6 1978b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4485488M
    LC Control Number79314406

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Binding: Hardcover Language: english.