The Lexicon: A Cornucopia of Wonderful Words for the Inquisitive Word Lover (Paperback)

The Lexicon: A Cornucopia of Wonderful Words for the Inquisitive Word Lover By William F. Buckley Jr. Cover Image
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Description


This boon to logophiles, culled from Buckley: The Right Word, presents the author’s most erudite, outré, and interesting words - from prehensile and sciolist to rubric and histrionic - complete with definitions, examples, and usage notes. Introduction by Jesse Sheidlower; illustrations by Arnold Roth.

About the Author


William F. Buckley Jr. is the founder of National Review and was the host of what was television's longest-running program, Firing Line. He was recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The author of thirteen other novels, including Spytime and Nuremberg: The Reckoning, he lives in Connecticut.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780156006163
ISBN-10: 0156006162
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 15th, 1998
Pages: 176
Language: English