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A Dictionary of the Scottish Language in Which the Words are Explained in Their Different Seneses, Authorized By Writers By Whom They are Used, or the Itles of the Works in Which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals
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A Dictionary of the Scottish Language in Which the Words are Explained in Their Different Seneses, Authorized By Writers By Whom They are Used, or the Itles of the Works in Which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals

by Jamieson, John and John Johnstone

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Edinburgh: William Tait, 1846. Octavo. Frontispiece, vi-xvi, 775 pages. Abridged from the dictionary and supplement, in four volumes in quarto. John Jamieson (1759-1838) began his work on the uniqueness of the Scottish language in his work the Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language. As a Scot living in London, he realized how different his native language was from the… Read more about this item
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The English Grammar Made By Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observations of the Englsih Language Now Spoken and in Use
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The English Grammar Made By Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observations of the Englsih Language Now Spoken and in Use

by Jonson, Ben

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London: Lanston Monotupe Corp, 1928. 16mo. A reprint of the original 1640 edition93pp and a folding page of type specimens at rear, bound in flexible white paper card decorated in blind, yapped edges, spine lettering black, spine a bit darkened, some finger soiling to binding, 2 stamps stating stacks closed at rear, previous owner's name in pencil. A handsome… Read more about this item
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Problems in Form and Function

Problems in Form and Function

by Borkin, Ann

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Norwood, NJ. (1984): Ablex Publishing Company. Octavo. 153 pp. Intro by George Lakoff. It is a very detailed analytical discussion of English construction on nuances between syntactic and semantic structure. Bound in light gray cloth lettered in black, spine lettering black. A fine, sharp cornered copy.
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An English-Arabic Dictionary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt Containing the Vernacular Idioms and Expressions, Slang Phrases, Vocales, Etc. Used By the Native Etptians
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An English-Arabic Dictionary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt Containing the Vernacular Idioms and Expressions, Slang Phrases, Vocales, Etc. Used By the Native Etptians

by Spiro, Socrates

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Beirut; (1974): Librairie Du Liban. Octavo. The first edition of this work was published in 1897. 602pp., bound in green cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. near fine in very good rubbed dust jacket printed in white.
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Pragmatics of Natural Languages
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Pragmatics of Natural Languages

by Bar-Hillel, Yehoshua (Editor)

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New York; (1971): Humanities Press. Octavo. 231pp., (3)pp., This work was compiled from essays written by attending participants after a symposium was held in Jerusalem under the auspices of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science. Eleven of the… Read more about this item
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A Grammar of the English Language in a series of Letters, Intended for the Use of Schools and young people in General, but More Especially for the Use of Soldiers, Sailors,  Apprentices and Plough Boys
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A Grammar of the English Language in a series of Letters, Intended for the Use of Schools and young people in General, but More Especially for the Use of Soldiers, Sailors, Apprentices and Plough Boys

by Cobbett, William

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1824
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London: C. Clement, 1824. Octavo. no pagination. [240] pages. While in his day he was known as important books on the English countryside, his contribution to grammar in the early Nineteenth Century is significant. He is closer to the descriptivist approach than the proscriptive approach than his contemporaries. His aim was to reach not the social elite of England,… Read more about this item
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Nas Jazyk Matersky; Dejinty Jazyka Ceskeho a Vyvoj Spinsovne Slovensnstiny=Our mother tongue. History of Czech and Slovakian

by Flajshans, Vaclav

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1924
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Praha: Ceske Graficke Unie A S., 1924. 3/4 Leather Over Cloth Cover. A Very Good Copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 370p. Illustrations, portrais, fascsimiles. Czech Language. Known also for his studies on John Hus, he was the first great philologist of the Czech language. This edition deals with the history and key… Read more about this item
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Giesme Apie Gedimina; Graziajam Jaunimeliui

by Sruoga, Bayls; Viktoras Petravicius

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1952
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Chicago: Terra, 1952. Orginal Wraps. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 32p. Lithuaian language. Beautifully illustrated by Viktoras Petravicius, the central figure of Lithuanian graphic art, with poetic telling of Gediminas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania (died, 1341). Small print run and now scarce.
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Auld Lang Syne

by Mueller, F.Max

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1898
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New York: Scribners, 1898. First Edition. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 325p. First Edition in original brown cloth with gilt lettering and top edges gilt with deckled edges. The master philologist and orientalist whose mastery of Indo-European languages and of Indian Philosophy both Hinduism and Buddhism brought the deepest understanding of those teachings… Read more about this item
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Beyond Narrative Coherence

by Hyvarinen, Matti

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Amsterdam and Philadelphia (2010): Jon Benjamins Publishing Company. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 197 p. Index. "The purpose of this book is to suggest and nurture a kind of paradigmatic change within narrative studies.
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Muhit-Ul-muhit: An Arabic-Arabic Dictionary
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Muhit-Ul-muhit: An Arabic-Arabic Dictionary

by Butrus Al-Bustani

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1979
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Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1979. Thick Quarto. 993 pp, text in Arabic with entries & derivatives printed in red for easy reference, Celebrating 35 years of international publishing, Librairie du Liban, 1944-1979.Bound in maroon simulated leather lettered in giltspine lettered and ruled in gilt, only very minor shelf wear to binding in very good dust jacket with small chip… Read more about this item
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Emerging English Modals; a Corpus-based Study of Grammaticalization (Topics in English Linguistics, 32)

by Krug, Manfred G.

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2000
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New York: Mouton De Gruyter, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 332p. index, a few light pencil marks.
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A Egipciaca Santa Maria: Poema

by Sa De Miranda, Francisco (1485-1558)

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1913
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Porto: Livraria Chardron De Lelo, 1913. Paper Wraps. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Portuguese Language. 228p. The author was Portuguese but spent much time in Italy where he wrote this classic poem. It was devoted to Saint Mary of Egypt (344?-421?). She left her home at age… Read more about this item
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Thesaurus Literaturae Botanicae

Thesaurus Literaturae Botanicae

by Pritzel G. A.

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(Maurizio Martino Publisher, Ct.; Nd.). Limited Edition. Quarto. Facimile of the 1872 edition limited to 150 copies. 576pp. Botanical Literature listed in original language. (French, German, English, Latin). Listing; A-Z by author, Addena A-Z, Anonyma et Periodica, last section, Thesauri Pars Systematica. and index auctoru. and index librorum anonymorum. Bound in blue cloth. spine lettering gilt. A… Read more about this item
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Becoming Eloquent: Advances in the Emergence of Lanuage, Human Cognition, and Modern Cultures

Becoming Eloquent: Advances in the Emergence of Lanuage, Human Cognition, and Modern Cultures

by Francesco D'Errico; Jean Marie Hombert

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Philadelphia; (2009): John Benjamins Publishing Co. First Edition. Octavo. 389 p. Illustrations & Maps, some in color. The origin and evolution of language. Topics include Language and Archaeology; Language and Genes; Language Acquisition and Language Universals; Language and Animal Communication; Language Evolution and Computer Modeling. Bound paper covered boards accented in green, yellow and red, lettering black and white.… Read more about this item
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Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
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Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

by Baker, Colin and Sylvia Prys Jones

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(Clevedon, UK; 1998): Multilingual Matters Ltd. First Edition. Thick Quarto. 758 pp. illustrated. This encyclopedia will raise awareness of language diversity, help reduce the prejudice and stereotyping that surrounds language minorities and inform about the beauty of bilingualism. Each topic presented is presented in a clear and understandable style,A fine copy bound in dark blue cloth, spine lettered… Read more about this item
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Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English Grammar and Beyond

Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English Grammar and Beyond

by Peters, Pam; Collins, Peter; Smith Adam

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2009
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Amsterdam/Philadelphia; (2009): John Benjamins Publishing Co, 2009. First Edition. Large Octavo. This books brings together fresh corpus based research by international scholars contrasting southern and northern hemisphere usage on variable elements of morphology and syntax. Australian and New Zealand use of hypocoristics and changes in gendered expressions are also analyzed. A fine copy bound in pictorial glazed paper covered… Read more about this item
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Markgrafler Druubel, Alemannische Gedichte
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Markgrafler Druubel, Alemannische Gedichte

by Sattele, Paul

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1925
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Verlag G. Braun, Karlsruhe, 1925. Krumm, Erwin. Octavo. 144p. illustrated with woodcuts by Erwin Krumm. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards lettered and decorated in black, spine lettering black. minor wear to spine ends, previous owner's gift inscription dated 1926. A very good copy of this nicely illustrated German poetry book.
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Bilingualism in Develoment; Language, Literacy and Cognition

by Bialystok, Ellen

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2001
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288p. index; bibliographic references,
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Hispanic-American Material Culture; an Annotated Directory of Collections, Sites, Archives and festivals in the United States

by Graham, Joe S.

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1989
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Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1989. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 256p. index.
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