The Concise Oxford Dictionary of ProverbsBook - 1982
The dictionary gives explanations of the meanings and use of proverbs whenever these are obscure. By means of numerous illustrative quotations it also provides a documentary history of each proverb from its first recorded use in written English, and supplies details of earlier related forms in other languages.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Branch Call Number: 398.921 CONCISE
Characteristics: xiii, 256 p. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Oxford dictionary of English proverbs.