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Penguin Dictionary Of First Names 2e Paperback – Aug 31 2004

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin UK (Aug. 31 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141013982
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141013985
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.3 x 19.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 299 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,273,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

David Pickering graduated in English from St Peter's College, Oxford. An experienced writer, editor and illustrator, he has compiled or contributed to well over 200 reference books, mostly in the areas of the arts, English language, history, folklore, entertainment and popular interest. As author, these have included a Dictionary of Theatre (1988), an Encyclopedia of Pantomime (1993), a Dictionary of Superstitions (1995), a Dictionary of Witchcraft (1996), a Dictionary of First Names (Penguin, 1999, 2004), Sports Quotations (2000), a Dictionary of Proverbs (2001), a Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (2001), the Pears Factfinder (Penguin, 2002), a Dictionary of Saints (2004), Pirates (2006), Jokes (Penguin, 2006), Perfect Pub Quiz (2007), Ancient Rome (2007), Buttering Parsnips Twocking Chavs (2007) and a Dictionary of Allusions (2008). He has broadcast many times on radio and television and lives in Buckingham with his wife and two sons.

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By Watchgirl on Aug. 8 2005
Format: Paperback
Very good book of names and meanings a people who have the name are listed . sad to say it is not split into male and female lists, but it is still a good book.
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Format: Paperback
Very good book of names and meanings a people who have the name are listed . sad to say it is not split into male and female lists, but it is still a good book.