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The American Language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States. Fourth Edition (corrected, enlarged, rewritten).

By H.L. Mencken

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. Fourth edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good . Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xxix + 769 pages, black cloth. A very good, genearally clean, neat hard cover with moderate exterior shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, but paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

A Dictionary of True Etymologies

By Adrian Room

London, England: Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP), 1986. Second printing. Hardcover. Very good +/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, vi + 193 pages. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with light shelf wear and slight exterior soiling, hinges and binding tight, paper white. But dust jacket.

$9.50

Modern American Usage: a guide

By Wilson Follett; edited and completed by Jacques Barzun with Carlos Baker, Frederick Dupee, Dudley Fitts, James D. Hart, Phyllis McGinley, Lionel Trilling

New York, New York: Hill & Wang, 1968. Fifth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 436 pages, gilt spine titles on brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Meaning and the Structure of Language

By Wallace L Chafe

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1970. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, viii + 360 pages, silver titles on blue cloth; previous owner's name on the front endpaper. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear over all; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good lightly soiled and edge worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$9.50

Language Made Plain: an introduction to the study of languages (A-222)

By Anthony Burgess

New York, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell / Apollo Edition, 1969. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Originally published in1965 Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 186 pages, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

dictionnaire portatif des rimes; precede d'un nouveau traite de la versification Francaise et suivi d'un essai sur la language poetique . . .

By madelaine

Paris, France: Chez Saintin, 1815. Second edition. Hardcover--leather. Fair. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 368 pages, leather hard cover. A fair but useful copy over all, cover very worn and slightly bowed, cover corners and fore-edges worn through; front free endpaper and fly leaf missing (back matter present), internal binding solid; paper moderately yellowed but still supple, fore-edges soiled with a marginal dampstain.

$45.00

The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary. Second Edition (Diccionario Oxford Esencial)
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The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary. Second Edition (Diccionario Oxford Esencial)

By Carol Styles Carvajal and Jane Horwood (editors)

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Second edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, xxvi + 1475 pages, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$19.00

Menander: the principle fragments : Loeb Classical Library;

By Menander; translated by Francis G. Allinson

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University / William Heinemann, 1930. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. First published in 1921. Greek/English facing pages. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall; xxxi + 540 pages + 8 ads; gilt titles and top fore-edge, green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover set with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Cenere : romanzo

By Grazia Deledda

Milano, Italy: Fratelli Treves, 1979. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Good. Italian text. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 322 pages plus 16 ads; stiff wraps. A good, soft coveroverall with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, chipping at the back strip top and bottom; hinges and bindingsolid; paper moderately yellowed.

$9.50

A L'Ombre d'un Grand Coeur (Souveniers d'un collaboration) avec nombreuses letters inedites d' Emile Zola

By Alfred Bruneau

Paris, France: Bibliotheque - Charpentier, 1932. Early Printing. Pictorial Wraps. Good. French language text. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 235 pages, original yellow printed wraps. A good, clean, sturdy softcover edition over all, back stip chipping at spine ; binding solid paper moderately yellowed,

$19.00

Journal d'un Simple Soldat; Guerre - Captivite 1914 - 1915

By Gaston Riou; preface d'Ed. Herriot; dessins Jean Heles

Paris, France: Librairie Hachette, 1916. Early Printing. Pictorial Wraps. Good. French language text. Duodecimo, 7 1/3" tall, 249 pages, originalgray printed wraps. A good, clean, sturdy softcover edition over all, back stip chipping at spine ; binding solid paper moderately yellowed,

$19.00

Correspondance de Jean-Baptiste Rousseau et de Brossette; Tome I: 1715 - 1729; tome II: 1729 - 1741 (Societe des Textes Francais Modernes) [two volumes]

By Jean-Baptiste Rousseau and Brossette; introduction by Paul Bonnefon

Paris, France: Societe Nouvelle / Edouard Cornely, 1910-1911. Early Printing. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very Good. French language text. 2 vols. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, vol. 1: xv + 307 ; vol. 2: 312 pages, original gray printed wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy softcover edition over all, back strip chipping at spine ; binding solid paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

Beginning Norwegian: a grammar and reader

By Einar I. Haugen

New York, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1937]. Second edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good . Originally published in 1937. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 214 pages, map endpapers, black titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition edition over all with moderate shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Extinct Languages (Entzifferung Verschollener Schriften und Sprachen)

By Johannes Friedrich; translated by Frank Gaynor

New York, New York: Philosophical Library, 1957. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good -. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 182 pages, gray cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover with minor shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding solid, paper clean and cream white but with foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers. In a very good minus, moderately worn dust jacket with slight chipping at the fold edges and rubbing, with original price clipped.

$9.50

I Stand Corrected

By William Safire

New York, New York: Times Books, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good + / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 468 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A very good plus, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge and a price sticker stain on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$6.50

The Oration of Demosthenes on the Crown with Notes (new edition, revised)

By J.T. Champlin

Boston, Massachusetts: James Munroe & Co., 1854. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good -. With previous owner's bookplate. Text in Greek, notes in English. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 264 pages, brown embossed cloth. Interior good, generally clean with a few minor pencil marks, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, BUT exterior is fair only, with large pieces missing from the back strip top and bottom, corners worn through to boards.

$9.50

Manual, Analytical and Synthetical of Orthography and Definition

By James N. McElligott

New York, New York: Newman Ivison, 1854. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, vii + 215 pages + vii; printed hard cover. A good original hard cover over all, with heneral shelf wear, back strip leather significantly chipped away, covers soilded by foxing, corners rubbed through to boards, hinges cracked but secure and internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with moderate foxing throughout.

$19.00

Language: an introduction (Sproget)

By Louis Hjelmslev; Francis J. Whitfield (translation)

La Crosse: University of Wisconsin, 1970. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xiii + 144 pages, purple cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover limited edition with little shelf wear, but some discoloration from foxing to the exterior cloth and foxing in the gutter of the endpapers. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear and surface soiling.

$7.50

ETC.: A Review of General Semantics; volume twenty-five (XXV, 25), number FOUR (4); December, 1968. The Windows and Scenery of Literary Study (Matthews); Semantics Exorcised (Roth); I was S.I. Hayakawa for the F.B.I. (Ristau), etc

By S. I. Hayakawa (editor); Jack Matthews, Mary Jane Morrow Roth, Weller Embler, Harland Ristau, et al

San Francisco, California: San Francisco State , 1966. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, pages 387 to 512, stiff illustrated paper wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover with moderate shelf wear and light yellowing to paper.

$7.50

A Short Dictionary of Languages (Teach Yourself Books)

By D. S. Parlett

London, England: The English Universities Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/8" tall, 154 pages, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped.

$7.50

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