Hobson – Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive. – Henry Yule & Aurthr Coke Burell
This important dictionary has historical value, shedding light on anglo-indian words and indian phrases used during the British rule of India. Interestingly, a Hobson – Jobson refers to a festival or celebration, the phrase being a corruption of “Ya Hasan, Ya Hosain” chanted by muslims during the procession of the muharram.Condition: Very good, sunning and wear to head and foot of spine.
Publisher: Routledge & Keegan Paul
Publication Place: London
Condition: Very good.
Binding: Red cloth on boards.
Dimensions: Small 4to