Brewer's Politics: A Phrase and Fable Dictionary - Nicholas ComfortCassell, 1994, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper with a faint stain to the foot, small pen mark mid-way. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. First blank a little creased.
From the introduction: “Political life has produced a rich treasury of words and phrases and it continues to do so. Every politician draws on this heritage from time to time. Many politicians add to the political lexicon – intentionally or otherwise. Until now no-one has tried to bring together in a single volume the entire folk-memory of political language, from brilliant epigrams that have made reputations, from gaffes that have made headlines, from technical Parliamentary phrases..”