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The Tom & Jerry flash dictionary.

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Tom and Jerry flash dictionary.

London : Printed for the publisher, 1825.
Physical Description:
69, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 13 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PE3721 .T66 1825
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"One misfortune to which the public are liable is that thieves have a language of their own ... One object in publishing this flash dictionary was to expose the cant terms of their language in order to the more easy detection of their crimes."--Advertisement, p. [2].
Frontispiece signed: D.C. Johnston del et sc.
"John G. Scobie, Printer"--Colophon.
Engraved vignette on t.p.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original blue wrappers.
Subject Terms:
English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Satire, English
Scobie, John G. -- Printer.
Dictionaries -- England -- London -- 1825.
Etchings -- 1825.
Wood engravings -- 1825.
Johnston, David Claypoole, 1799-1865, engraver.

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