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Author Smith, William, 1813-1893.

Title Oxford dictionary of English proverbs
Edition Third edition / revised by F.P. Wilson
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1970


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 MELB REF  398.3203 Odo/Epr 1970  LIB USE ONLY
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Description xix, 930 pages ; 24 cm
Summary A collection of proverbs followed by quotations illustrating the various forms the proverb has taken from its first recorded use until the present
Notes First and second editions by W.G. Smith
Credits Originally compiled by W.G. Smith
Notes Also issued online
Issuing Body Earlier eds. compiled by W.G. Smith
Introd. by Joanna Wilson
Subject Proverbs.
Proverbs, English -- Dictionaries.
Proverbs, English.
Genre/Form Sayings.
Author Smith, William, 1813-1893. Oxford dictionary of English proverbs
Wilson, F. P. (Frank Percy), 1889-1963.
LC no. dup75018203
ISBN 0198691181
9780198691181 (hardcover)
Other Titles Dictionary of English proverbs