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Pictorial Grammar

by Crowquill, Alfred

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London: Harvey and Darton A charming Victorian grammar book for children. Original red cloth with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, blindstamped border and decoration to front and back, gilt to textblock edge, cream coloured endpapers, illustrated throughout, 75 pages plus publisher's advertisment "Publications, Chiefly for Young People". Sunning and foxing to boards, spine ends missing a quarter… Read more
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Orkney Workbook: A Dictionary of the Dialect of Orkney

by Lamb, Gregor

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Published
1995
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Very Good
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9780951344354
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Byrgisey, 1995 A comprehensive etymological dictionary of the Orkney dialect. Fully revised paper back edition. Glossy soft cover, black titling to front and spine, 144 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge… Read more
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Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary - Alperta Ohci Ketehayak Nehyaw Otwestamakewasinahikan

by Waugh, Earle (Editor); Nancy LeClaire & George Cardinal

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Published
1998
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Good +
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9780888642844
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Edmonton, AB: The University of Alberta Press, 1998 The Cree people constitute the largest Aboriginal language group in Alberta, and many other Cree-speakers live across Canada. This dictionary is based upon both Northern Cree (the "TH" dialect) and Plains Cree ( the "Y" dialect). Colourful illustrated soft cover, 577 pages. Light shelf wear, brown spots to top of… Read more
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Dr. Format Answers Your Questions, Revised Edition

by Trottier, David

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2006
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Very Good -
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9781885655073
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Cedar Hills, UT: Applewood Arts, 2006 Revised Edition. The fine Points of Spec Writing. Every column Trottier has written for 'scr(i)pt' magazine is in this book and each entry has been updated. He answers 194 common questons with concise and clear with illustrative examples. Glossy soft cover, 195 pages. Minor shelf wear and minor sunning, appears… Read more
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Toward an Evolutionary Biology of Language

by Lieberman, Philip

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2006
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Very Good-
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9780674021846
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006 "The leading evolutionary theorist of language draws on evidence from evolutionary biology, genetics, physical anthropology, anatomy, and neuroscience to provide a framework for studying the evolution of human language and cognition." Blue cloth with silver titling on spine, 427 pages. Multiple tiny foxing spots to text block edge. … Read more
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Canadian Press Stylebook, The: A Guide for Writers and Editors

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New
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15th Edition
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Canada: Www.thecanadianpress.com "The Canadian Press Stylebook is a one-stop reference book used by journalists at Canada's national news agency as they deliver hundreds of stories a day to newspapers, broadcasters and internet sites." White and red trade paperback with black titling. Book is sealed in shrink-wrap. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg.… Read more
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Tibetan-English Dictionary

by Das, Sarat Chandra

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Published
1979
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Good+
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Revised Edition
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Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1979 "Revised and Edited under the orders of the Government of Bengal by Graham Sandberg and A. William Heyde." Text in Tibetan and English. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, brown end papers, black and white elaborate decoration on original title page, author's preface and revisors' preface, both in English, 1353 pages. Book… Read more
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Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary

by Antoine, Francesca; Catherine Bird; Agnes Isaac; Nellie Prince & Sally Sam

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Published
1974
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Very Good-
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Fort Saint James, B.C.: Carrier Linguistic Committee, 1974 Compiled by Richard Walker and David B. Wilkinson, Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. This dictionary has been prepared for members of the Central (Stuart Lake) dialect of the Carrier language, which belongs to the Athapaskan language family. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, dictionary contains Central Carrier… Read more
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Easy to Learn Turkish Grammar and Dialogues: Thousands of Sentences with Their English Meanings

by Atlamaz, Mualla

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Published
2012
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Very Good-
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Third Edition
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9786051273778
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Istanbul, Turkey: Cinius Yayinlari, 2012 "The purpose of this book is to provide ample material for teaching the grammar rules of the Turkish language and their applications in daily conversations." Book contains twenty-two lessons, 45 pages of drills and answers and sixteen pages of vocabulary. Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with black and red titling, 306 pages. … Read more
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Si-sa Elite English-Korean Dictionary

by So-Sa Elite

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2006
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9788917020007
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Si Sa Elite , 2006 An English-Korean dictionary. Brown faux limp leather, gilt titling on spine and front, occasional small black and white illustrations in text, 2556 pages. Text block edge has some minor markings, tiny crease to lower corner of approximately ten pages. Book is clean and tight, and is overweight. Shipping charges are… Read more
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Writing Systems of the World, The

by Coulmas, Florian

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9780631180289
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Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Book is an account of the writing systems of the world from earliest times to the present. Pale green soft cover with black titling, black and white illustrations, 302 pages. Cover has shelf wear, text block edges have some pale smudges, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated… Read more
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Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips

by Neely, Peter

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9780957724600
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Australia: Peter Neely The original surfer's guidbook to Indonesian surf spots & language, first published 1992; this printing 26th Revised Edition. Learn Indonesian surfing words, greetings, pronunciation, numbers, money, etc; learn about surf spots in Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Sumba, Timor, Roti; etc., travel tips include information on bargaining, what to bring, restaurants, malaria & black magic, health… Read more
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t'a:t'a:qsapa - A Practical Orthography for Nootka

by Thomas, A. & E.Y Arima

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Published
1970
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Good
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Ottawa, Ontario: National Museum of Man, 1970 Publications in ethnology, No. 1. Book presents the orthography of the Nootka language, adapted to English spelling habits and typewriters to facilitate learning and usage. A guide to pronunciation is given first, followed by word illustrations of selected sounds, a list of numerals, the names of the West coast tribes, and seven… Read more
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Tokyo, Japan: Sanseido Press A two-volume set. The English-Japanese Dictionary is a Fourth Edition, with brown leather cover with rounded corners, gilt titling, end-papers are colour maps - United States at front, British Isles at back, orange text block edges, 630 pages. The Japanese-English Dictionary is a Third Edition, dark blue leatherette with rounded corners, gilt titling, front titling… Read more
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Road to Swahili

by Elphinstone, Sir Howard

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Published
1948
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Second Edition
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London: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1948 An introduction to Swahili for newcomers to Kenya, first published in 1946. Off-white soft cover with brown illustsration and titling, 94 pages. Cover has shelf wear, creasing, light edge wear, back cover lightly soiled, text block edges darkened, text clean and tight. This is a nice looking little volume. Shipping… Read more
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Scranton, Pa.: International Textbook Company Complete subtitle: Form Letters and Follow-up Systems, Catalogs, Booklets and Folders, Management of General Campaigns, Management of Mail-Order Campaigns, Miscellaneous Details of Management, The Advertising Agency, How to Enter the Practical Field. Green cloth boards, red leather corners and spine, gilt titling, borders and raised bands onspine, gilt border lines on front and back,… Read more
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New Modern Chinese-English Dictionary

by Xie Zhengiang

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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9787507814729
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China: Chinese International Radio Press, 1997 Red hard cover with gilt titling in Chinese on spine, front has gilt titling in Chinese, blind-stamped titling in English, 1253 pages. Upper corners of cover slightly bumped, text block edges have a few small spots and pale discolorations, book is clean, bright and tight. Dust jacket has light shelf wear, slight… Read more
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Manual of Foreign Languages - For the Use of Librarians, Bibliographers, Research Workers, Editors, Translators, and Printers

by Von Ostermann, Georg F.

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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New York: Central Book Company, Inc., 1952 A reference manual of foreign languages which looks at aspects of a very large number of languages.l Brown leatherette hard cover with gilt titling on spine and front, black and white frontispiece, 414 pages. Corners and spine ends have quite light wear, book has usual library markings (Buffalo & Erie County Library,… Read more
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Chinese Characters, Volume II - Chinese-English Lexicons

by Wieger, L.

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Published
1915
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Catholic Mission Press, Ho-Kien-Fu, 1915 Subtitled: "Their origin, etymology, history, classification and signification. A thorough study from Chinese documents." Translated into English by L. Davrout. Grey boards, black leather corners and spine with blind-stamped decorative borders, simple gilt decorative bands on spine, no titling on cover (with the exception of a barely legible title typed on a… Read more
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Get Thee to a Punnery

by Lederer, Richard

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9780941711081
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Charleston, South Carolina: Wyrick & Company A volume of puns and games involving puns. Orange soft cover with dark blue titling and black and white illustration, signed by the author on the half-title page, illustrated with black and white drawings, 117 pages. Book is in nice shape - a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard… Read more
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