Book wanted: _The Cant Languages of Europe_

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Sep 17 17:00:12 UTC 2010

At 9/17/2010 12:20 PM, Robin Hamilton wrote:
>Does anyone know if such a thing as the above book, or anything like it,

Does the following qualify?  [via Harvard catalog]

Author : Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889.
Title :         The Gaelic etymology of the
languages of western Europe : and more especially
of the English and Lowland Scotch, and their
slang, cant, and colloquial dialects / By Charles Mackay.
Published : London : Pub. for the author by N. Trübner and co., 1877.
Description :   xxxii, 604 p. 27 cm.

Google Books.  Also WorldCat.


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