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SKEAT, Walter William (1835-1912). Philologist.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent ('Dear F'), 1 page 8vo, no place, 11 October 1887. Offering to 'scrape together some notes of Eng. etymology', though he claims to be 'generally resorted to in the last instance' and offering some possible examples.
'... I have a note on horse-courser, & a new theory about larboard & one or two things of the like. ...'

£65 [No: 26481]
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