Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises (1888)

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    Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises (1888)

    Two volumes (First and Second series)

    William Cushing

    Georg Olms 1969

    Hardback 917pp

       Product Code: 44913

    Compiled by an ex-Havard librarian and covering the period from the beginning of the 18th century to 1885, when the First Series was completed, this dictionary, with its supplementary volume, contains some 18,500 American and English initials and pseudonyms and important European soubriquets in Part I, answering to around 12,800 real names (Part II). The dictionary incorporates an earlier, unpublished work by Albert Fray and retains his detailed article on the letters of 'Junius'. Facsimile reprint. No jackets.

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