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Review: Julie Coleman: A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Volume I-IV

J C M D du Plessis

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Julie Coleman. A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Volume I: 1567– 1784. 2004, xii + 259 pp. ISBN 0 19 925471 0 (Hb.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Price: £115.

Julie Coleman. A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Volume II: 1785– 1858. 2004, xiv + 338 pp. ISBN 0 19 925470 2 (Hb.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Price: £115.

Julie Coleman. A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Volume III: 1859– 1936. 2009, xxiv + 489 pp. ISBN 978 0 19 954937 5 (Hb.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Price: £94.

Julie Coleman. A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Volume IV: 1937– 1984. 2010, xxvi + 503 pp. ISBN 978 0 19 956725 6 (Hb.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Price: £85.




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