The dictionary of phrase and fable : giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, allusions and words that have a tale to tell
This work explains the origins of the familiar and the unfamiliar in everyday speech and literature, including the colloquial and the proverbial. It embraces archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology and characters from fiction.
Print Book, English, n.d
Galley Press, Leicester, n.d