New York. Funk & Wagnalls. 1917.
TWO BOOKS, 80pp AND 34pp, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, decorative cloth covered boards (hardbound). Very good (apparently unused) condition, soft bump to the lower right corner of Faulty Diction. Title of the book "Faulty Diction" continues: "As Corrected by the Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary of the English Language. A Brief Statement of the General Principles Determining Correctness in English Speech and Writing, With Their Application to Some of the More Common Instances of Violation and to Some of the Mooted Questions." Includes a list of Authors and Works on the English Language, a Key to Pronunciation, etc. Title of "Helpful Hints in English" continues "A Companion Volume to 'Better Say' A Book of Helpful Suggestions for the Correct Use of English Words and Phrases." Two pocket sized books which will delight the historian of language or the stickler. Item #48396