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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. 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 Edition. 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

Cenere : romanzo

By Grazia Deledda

Milano, Italy: Fratelli Treves, 1979. 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. 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. 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. 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]. 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

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

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 soft cover with light soiling to the covers and light yellowing to the pages.

$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

The American Language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States. Supplement Two

By H. L. Mencken

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Single vol. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xiii + 890 pages + xliii, gilt titles on black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, but paper cream white with some foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good , moderately worn dust jacket, lightly soiled with the price clipped.

$12.50

Contes Americains ; premiere serie: Jessie Graham; Alice Scott; Helene Leslie

By Miss Mac Intosh (Marie Jane MacIntosh) ; Mme. R. Dionis (editor); illustrations by E. Bayard

Paris, France: Librairie Hachette, 1865. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Sold as a reading copy only of this scarce antebellum American author. Text in French. 12mo, 7" tall, 341 pages with black and white intertextual illustrations, quarter-cloth over marbled boards. A good copy overall, cover worn and chipped at all edges, front endpaper out, interior paper reasonably supple, lightly yellowed, and still quite readable BUT dampstained throughout with scattered foxing .

$45.00

The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis with a literal interlineal translation, on the Hamiltonian System. With Life of Juvenal; the the use of schools and private learners

By Decimus Junius Juvenalis; translated by Hiram Corson; William Gifford (biography)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Charles Desilver, 1868. First Edition. Quarter-leather--decorative boards. Good +. 12mo, 7 2/3" tall, 253 pages + [ 59 ] ads, gilt spine titles decorative quarter-leather over maroon cloth; a good + original hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, fore-corner tips through to boards, but the worst defect is a dampstaining to the bottom fore-edge which is visible to that margin throughout (does not affect text); hinges and binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed with minor scattered foxing.

$45.00

Dictionary of "Kan-Ji" or Japanese Characters

By P. M. Suski

Los Angeles / London: The Science Society / Kegan, Paul, 1928. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. This copy has a label for P. D. and Ione Perkins of South Pasadena and the date 1942 affixed over the publisher's names. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, [ x ] + 233 pages, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$28.50

Chamber of Horrors : a glossary of official jargon both English and American (The Language Library )

By Vigilans' ; Eric Partridge (introduction and editor)

New York, New York: British Book Centre, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. 140 pages, gray boards. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binings tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket with light soiling and several short edge tears, price clipped

$9.50

The American Language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States. Fourth Edition (Collected, enlarged, rewritten) / Supplement One : The American Language / Supplement Two : The American Language [three volumes sold together]

By H.L. Mencken

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. Hardcover--cloth. Fine / Very Good. 3 vols -- complete. (These are the Book-of-the-Month Club edition, printed by the original publisher and in ever way the same as the regular edition.) 1: Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xi + 769 + xxix pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, but paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket. / 2: Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xv + 739 + xxxv pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, but paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket. / 3: Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xiii + 890 + xliii pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, but paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$45.00

A Tract on the Present State of English Pronunciation

By Robert Bridges

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Clarendon, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9" tall, 76 pages + 4 plates, beige quarter-vellum, gilt tiles on boards. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition over all BUT with moderate exterior shelf wear and rubbing, upper fore-corners chipped; binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Walking English : a journey in search of language
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Walking English : a journey in search of language

By David Crystal

New York, New York: Overlook, 2009. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 8" tall, 314 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover; binding tight, paper white.

$6.00

Pashto: Dictionary & Phrasebook; English - Pashto / Pashto - English
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Pashto: Dictionary & Phrasebook; English - Pashto / Pashto - English

By Nicholas Awde and Asmatullah

New York, New York: Hippocrene Books, 2006. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 232 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean neat soft cover with slight shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$7.60

Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar; second American edition, revised and enlarged on the basis of the twenty-fifth German edition; with full subject, Scripture, and Hebrew indexes

By Prof. E. Kautzsch, D.D.; edited by Edward C. Mitchell and Ira M. Price

Boston, Massachusetts: A.I. Bradley & Co, 1898. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 9" tall, xxxiii + 556 pages, black cloth. A good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and exterior rubbing, fore-corner tips worn through to boards, hinges cracked but secure and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$20.00

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