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Native Tongues by  Charles Berlitz - First Edition - 1983 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0286416)

Native Tongues

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Native Tongues

by Berlitz, Charles

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good Condition/Very Good
ISBN 10
0246120428
ISBN 13
9780246120427
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Granada, London, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. Preface by author, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations and drawings. Dark red coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book about human speech and the written word. Quoting from the front fold over panel blurb, " ... The renowned author and linguist Charles Berlitz ranges down the ages and over the planet, delves into living and 'dead' languages, and dips into scripts lost and scripts found to bring you over thousand unusual, witty, and informative nuggets." Rubbing to the book edges with light age toning of the text block edges and pages. Some foxing to the top text edge. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and fading of the back strip and patchy fading of the rear panel some marks to the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [7], VIII - XI, [1], 340 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0246120428. ISBN/EAN: 9780246120427. Inventory No: 0286416. . 9780246120427

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Details

Bookseller
Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
0286416
Title
Native Tongues
Author
Berlitz, Charles
Illustrator
Illustrated
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0246120428
ISBN 13
9780246120427
Publisher
Granada
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1983
Keywords
BZDB2 Languages, linguistics, survey, human speech, written word, history – communication Language & Linguistics; Native Tongues

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About Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

General secondhand dealers, with 3 cats.We have two shops, 227 Glenferrie Rd Malvern 3144, Victoria 03 9530 2222 ( open 7 days Midday 'til 5.30 PM)And the other at 666 Glen Huntly Road Caulfield South 03 9523 666 open 11:00 am - 5.00 pm-ish the other 6 days. We seem to specialize in non mainstream stuff but read and stock Science-fiction, fantasy, detective fiction, history, biography and true crime, war, natural history. cooking, children's books and try to avoid current text books.We probably have the largest collection of Science Fiction, Penguins and general crime in Victoria in an open shop ( David has 8 bookcases 900mm x 2200mm of sf and f) ( Penny has 8 bookcases 1200mm x 2400 of sf and f )On shelf each shop has 30,000 plus books and we list over 30000 books online

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