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

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156006163
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 428,294
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 4 - 1 Years

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.

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