1 edition of The Albatross book of English humour found in the catalog.
The Albatross book of English humour
|Statement||[edited by Sonia Hambourg and R.H. Boothroyd].|
|Series||Albatross modern continental library -- v. 385|
|Contributions||Hambourg, Sonia., Boothroyd, R. H.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||270 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||270|
About this Item: Greystone Books. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. In Portuguese, the word still presently used for the bird, albatroz, came from the English albatross. They were once known as Goonie birds or Gooney birds, especially the albatrosses in the North Pacific. In the southern hemisphere, most people still call the albatross mollymawk, which came from the word malle-mugge, an old Dutch.
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The Albatross book of Living Verse. English and American Poetry from the thirteenth century to the present day. Edited by Louis Untermeyer. No date in book but the presentation prize is dated July Bright pink boards no DJ. Good condition book.
Size: 12mo - over 6¾" -. Albatross Books Pty Ltd is a book publisher. Some of the books published by Albatross Books Pty Ltd include The Hills of Tuscany: A New Life in an Old Land, RE-Entry, What Should My Child Read?.The word albatross is sometimes used metaphorically to mean a psychological burden that feels like a curse.
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