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PORTUGUESE AT SIGHT.

By: (Girlin, Edgard). Gode, Alexander.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1943.: 1943.

Seller ID: 33682


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1943.. 1943.. Good. - Octavo, tan cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers are lightly rubbed and the head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with pieces out. Its spine is darkened & there are several stains to its panels. 100 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white by Edgard Girlin. The book is lightly cracked at page 35. The upper halves of the last 20 pages are slightly rip... View more info

HANDBOOK OF INDIAN CIVILIZATION

By: (University of Chicago)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Syllabus Division, The University of Chicago Press, n.d. [early 1960s].: n.d. [early 1960s].

Seller ID: 15338


Chicago, IL: Syllabus Division, The University of Chicago Press, n.d. [early 1960s].. n.d. [early 1960s].. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed vermilion wraps. There is some fading to the edges of the wraps & there is an owner's stamp & ink notation on the top edge of the front wrap. There is a tiny tear to the top edge of the rear wrap. iii & 47 pages. There is an ink notation on page 15 & a small area of light soiling to page 45. Very good. A volume in t... View more info

FUTURE LANGUAGE

By: Berne, Stanley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY: Horizon Press, 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 2165


NY: Horizon Press, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Octavo, tan & white pictorial wraps. [ix] & 150 pp. & 2-page publisher's catalogue. The bottom corners of the book are lightly creased. Very good. First edition.Berne's study addresses sentence structure, grammar and usage with suggestions as to how language may be reformed to make it "more beautiful, more pleasurable, better understood, workable, teachable, simple, more free, and universally applicable to all moder... View more info

GRONLANDSK REJSEPARLOR

By: Bugge, Aage

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kjobenhavn [Denmark]: NYT Nordisk Forlag - Arnold Busck, 1952.: 1952.

Seller ID: 30948


Kjobenhavn [Denmark]: NYT Nordisk Forlag - Arnold Busck, 1952.. 1952.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wrappers with a map of Greenland on the rear wrap. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly chipped with the spine & extremities darkened. 131 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a few black-and-white vignettes by Ida Lynge. The edges of the inside wraps are darkened. Good. A Greenlandic phrase book. Phrases are given in Danish with their Greenlandic eq... View more info

ADJECTIVAL NOUNS IN VULGAR LATIN AND EARLY ROMANCE

By: Carnoy, Albert J

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Romanic Review, 1917.: 1917.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15985


The Romanic Review, 1917.. 1917.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are bumped & darkened with their edges creased & chipped. The spine is darkened & chipped with a tear to the head. Title & pages 165-195. The bottom page corners are creased with staining to the bottom corners of pp. 171/172, The top page corners are bumped & there is some light creasing to the margins. Good. Reprinted from The Romanic Review, Vol. VIII, No. 2, April-Jun... View more info

LA TRADUCTION DANS LE MONDE MODERNE

By: Cary, Edmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Geneve [Switzerland]: Librairie de l'Universite, Georg & Cie, 1956.: 1956.

Seller ID: 28731


Geneve [Switzerland]: Librairie de l'Universite, Georg & Cie, 1956.. 1956.. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with a tiny stain to the front wrap. The spine is sunned with its head & tail chipped. 196 pages plus colophon and two-page publisher's catalog.Illustrated with a section of 8 tables in the rear. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the front endpaper. Good. First edition.In this book on ... View more info

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COMPREHENDING TECHNICAL JAPANESE.

By: Daub, Edward E.; Bird, R. Byron; Inoue, Nobuo.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Madison, WI): The University of Wisconsin Press / Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 35190


- Large octavo, purple cloth in a dust wrapper. The spine of the dust jacket is faded. 435 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables, diagrams & a few vignettes. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE GEORGIAN LANGUAGE. (Short Review)

By: Dzidziguri, Shota

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tbilisi: Tbilisi University Press, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 30589


Tbilisi: Tbilisi University Press, 1969.. 1969.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with chipping & creasing to the spine. 87 & [2] pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. View more info

TOWARDS A LINGUISTIC TYPOLOGY OF APHASIC IMPAIRMENTS

By: Jakobson, Roman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: J. & A. Churchill Ltd., 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 31255


London: J. & A. Churchill Ltd., 1964.. 1964.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed dark red wraps. The wraps are heavily creased & lightly bumped. There is a short tear to the front edge of the front wrap & the front edge of the rear wrap is lightly chipped. Pages 21- 42. There is some light creasing to the edges of the leaves. Good. Inscribed "With the warmest compliments of the author" at the top of the first page.Reprinted from Ciba Foundation Symp... View more info

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GRAMMATIK DER GRONLANDISCHEN SPRACHE mit teilweisem Einschluss des Labradordialekts.

By: Kleinschmidt, S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 35340


- Octavo, printed blue cloth. The spine is faded with the extremities slightly faded. xii & 182 pages. Illustrated with tables & with a folding chart. Very good. A reprint of the 1851 first edition of this book on Greenlandic grammar, which includes some Labradorian dialects.The text is in German. First Edition. View more info

EVE SPOKE: Human Language and Human Evolution

By: Lieberman, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1998),: (1998),

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27452


New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1998),. (1998),. Fine. INSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY PHILIP LIEBERMAN - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. xvi & 192 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition.Inscribed on the front endpaper to Peter Matthiessen: ""A different view of our humanness - / Phil Lieberman". Dust jacket present. F... View more info

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THE WORLD'S CHIEF LANGUAGES.

By: Pei, Mario A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Devin-Adair Co., (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 35394


- Octavo, maroon cloth. The spine is faded & lightly spotted with the rear joint worn & slightly frayed. The bottom corner of the front cover is creased & there is some staining to the bottom edge of the rear cover. 663 pages. Illustrated with linguistic maps & alphabets. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper. There are numerous check marks in the table of contents. There is a small area of soiling to the bottom edge of the book & to the bottom corner ... View more info

LANGUAGE AS PARTICLE, WAVE, AND FIELD

By: Pike, Kenneth L. (1912-2000)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Texas Quarterly, 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 15964


The Texas Quarterly, 1959.. 1959.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover. Printed self-wraps. The outer leaves are darkened around the edges & lightly bumped & soiled with a tiny chip out of the bottom edge of the first leaf. 54 pages. First separate edition. Reprinted from the Texas Quarterly, Vol. II, No. 2, Summer 1959.Kenneth Pike was an American linguist and anthropologist. He was the originator of the theory of tagmemics, which he developed to help with the analysis... View more info

THE CAMBRIDGE ITALIAN DICTIONARY. Volume I: Italian--English. (Volume I only).

By: Reynolds, Barbara; General Editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1962.: 1962.

Seller ID: 35689


- Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The spine is faded & the top edge of the front cover is slightly faded. The rear cover is slightly rubbed. xxx, [ii], 897 & [2] pages printed in 2 columns. There is a small area of soiling to the bottom edge with a previous owner's blind stamp on the front endpaper. A good, tight copy. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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DEUTSCH-ENGLISCHE UBERSETZUNGSUBUNGEN. 3 volumes. Volumes I and II: (mit stilistisch-syntaktischem Kommentar). Volume III: (mit sprachlich erklarendem Kommentar).

By: Schick, Phiippine.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Munchen: Max Hueber Verlag, 1959/1962.: 1959/1962.

Seller ID: 35585


- Octavo, printed orange wrappers. The spines are sunned. 125 pages; 118 & [2] pages; and 159 & [1] pages. There is a crease to the last page of Volume 1. Very good Volume I is the second, revised edition. Volumes II and III are first editions.This is a three-volume set of German-English translation exercises. German texts are accompanied by English translations. First Edition. View more info

JAPANESE IN ACTION: An Unorthodox Approach to the Spoken Language and the People Who Speak It

By: Seward, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York & Tokyo: Walker Weathehill, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 30784


New York & Tokyo: Walker Weathehill, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. viii, [1] leaf & 213 pages plus colophon. Near fine. Third printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

PHAROS TWEETALIGE SKOOLWOORDEBOEK / BILINGUAL SCHOOL DICTIONARY. Afrikaans-Engels; English-Afrikaans.

By: Smith, Wanda; and Verster, Charlene.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa: Pharos Dictionaries, (2013).: (2013).

Seller ID: 36095


- Octavo, softcover bound in decorative printed wrappers. The corners of the covers are very lightly creased. xii, 669, [1] & 38 pages, printed in blue & black. Near fine. View more info

THE RULES ARE NO GAME: The Strategy of Communication

By: Wilden, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 32176


London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1987).. (1987).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a tiny dent to the front cover. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are slightly darkened. There is some minor soiling to the jacket. The bottom edge of its front panel is lightly chipped & there is a price-sticker on its rear panel. xv, [i] & 432 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition.With: "Women in Product... View more info

HOBSON-JOBSON: The Definitive Glossary of British India. A Selected Edition edited by Kate Teltscher.

By: Yule, Henry; and Burnell, A.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Oxford, U.K.): Oxford University Press, (2013).: (2013).

Seller ID: 35660


- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. xlv & 570 pages. Fine Teltscher writes in her introduction: "A.C. Burnell and Henry Yule's Hobson-Jobson (1886) is a glossary unlike any other. Multilingual and encyclopaedic in range [it] traces the relations between Asia and Europe through the histories of word....The glossary embraces aspects of the people, customs, government, geography, commerce, cuisine and botany of Asia. It is a unique work of unparal... View more info