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John J. Murphy

John J. Murphy

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John J. Murphy

by The Book of Pidgin English

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  • Hardcover
Near Fine/Very Good
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Brisbane. Australia: W.R. Smith & Paterson, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Seventh Edition 1962 stated, great book printed in Australia, 164 pages, includes: 1. Grammar and Notes, 2. Outline of Pidgin English, 3. Pidgin-English Dictionary 4. English-Pidgin Dictionary. Also some great vintage black and white photos of south seas chiefs. Book is near Fine, green cloth boards with brown titles, tight and square, No previous owner bookplate or writing, jacket is Very Good Plus, light corner wear and some light rubbing. white jacket with green and black titles, black and white photo of Mt. Hagen Chieftain on front panel. A very clean and most presentable edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall.


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Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
John J. Murphy
The Book of Pidgin English
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
W.R. Smith & Paterson
Place of Publication
Brisbane. Australia
Date Published
New Guinea, Language, Pidgin English

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Gleneden Beach, Oregon

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