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CR 1946 with 552 pages w/index. Gray covers with red and gold, dust jacket has pieces missing, bad tears. Overall good. The author is a pursuer of how and why and when, a relentless searcher into origins, etc. Wha t famous Queen had 6 fingers on one hand? How did monkey get into monkey wrench? Why are sailors called gobs? Why are Irishmen called "Paddies"? What is a cowtree? Do hogs cut their throats while swim ming? These and many more questions are answered in this delightful book. history, americana.
Title: A Book About A Thousand Things.
Publisher: Published by Harper & Bros.,:
Binding: Hard Cover
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 001450
Keywords: Americana, Trivia