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Matching Set: Fables from Czechoslovakia from the book Fables by Mother with Pictures by Father & Pohádky naší matinky s tatínkovými Obrázky

by F. J. Andrlik; F. J. Andrlík; M. Melvina Svec (trans)

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c. early 1970s
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: privately published by translator, no date (c. early 1970s). Beautiful matching set of two Staple-Bound Pamphlets. Full original title: Fables by our Mother with Father's Pictures : for children from three to seven years old : told by F. J. Andrlík : numerous pictures of drawings by A. Krátkého. One volume in Czech, the other in English,… Read more
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My Czech Word Book, ABC's

by M. Melvina Svec

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Published
1974
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Fine
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Czech Heritage Foundation, 1974. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Sun shadow to cover, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Not from a library. 22 pages.
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The Stories of English

by David Crystal

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Published
September 2004
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781585676019
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Woodstock and New York: Overlook Press, September 2004. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. viii + 584 pages.
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Words Unchained : Language and Revolution in Grenada

by Chris Searle

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Published
June 1984
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Fine
ISBN
9780862322465
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London: Zed Books. Trade Paperback. June 1984. First Edition. Fine. Lightly tanned, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxiv + 260 pages. Contents: 1. Language Against Language; 2. Bilingualism: Language Plus Literacy; 3. Language for Literacy; 4. Language and the Teachers; 5. Language and Revolutionary Democracy; 6. Language and the People; 7. The People's Poets;… Read more
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Let's Speak Lao

by Douangchanh Vannaboupha

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Very Good
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Vientiane, Lao PDR: Lao Youth Press. Hardcover. No date. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine is straight, tight, and uncreased. Light foxing to covers. 141 pages.
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English-Lao Dictionary

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Published
1999
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Very Good
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Vientiane, Lao PDR. Paperback. 1999. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Light wear to cover. 508 pages.
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Mother of Writing: The Origin and Development of a Hmong Messianic Script

by William A. Smalley; Chia Koua Vang; Gnia Yee Yang

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Published
1990
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Fine
ISBN
9780226762876
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1990. Trade paperback. First printing / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Cover clean and bright. Like foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 229 pages. In February 1971, in the Laotian village of Nam Chia, a farmer named Shong Lue Yang was assassinated by… Read more
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Kabethechino: A Correspondence on Arawak

by John P. Bennett; Richard Hart; Janette Forte (ed)

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Published
1991
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Very Good
ISBN
9789768087058
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Georgetown, Guyana: Demerara Publishers Limited. Paperback. 1991. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine creased and leaning. Reading wear to covers.
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Basic Tamil Dictionary, English-Tamil / Tamil-English

by M. Lockwood

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Published
1994
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Very Good
ISBN
9786000000448
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Very Good. Spine is square and tight, but creased, interior is pristine, cover shows shelfwear. Aṭippaṭait Tamil̲ akarati, Ankilam-Tamil̲ / Tamil̲-Ankilam. Handy pocket dictionary with both Tamil script and Roman transliteration. 32mo. 176 + 99 pages.
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Portuguese/English English/Portuguese Dictionary

by Antonio Houaiss; Ismael Cardim

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Published
1993
Condition
Good
Edition
Revised Hippocrene Edition
ISBN
9780870529801
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New York: Hippocrene Books, 1993. Paperback. Revised Hippocrene Edition. Good. Spine is creased, but square and tight. Other than first page, interior is unmarked. Heavy reading wear. Not from a library. 426 pages.
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Susu Language Manual

by Mohamed O. Kamara

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Published
1988
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Very Good
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Freetown, Sierra Leone: Peace Corps Sierra Leone. No date; c. late 1980s. Photocopy. No cover as issued. 64 pages.
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Mende Language Manual

by Joe Pemagbi

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Rare! Freetown, Sierra Leone: Peace Corps Sierra Leone. No date; circa 1987. Staple-bound paperback. First Edition. Fine. Covers and interior pages are pristine and tightly bound by two staples. 109 pages.
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