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A HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION
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A HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION

By Hooke, Robert and Rowell, Judith

London: Edward Arnold, 1982. xvi, + 248pp., b/white cartoon illustrations by Pamela Winterton. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, else leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed, previous bookseller's sticker to rear panel. PLEASE NOTE: Book only, does not include cassettes. " . . . a thorough course in the pronunciation of English sounds. Features notes on each sound in French, German, Greek, Italian, Portugese and Spanish; clear drawings, and where appropriate, photographs to illustrate the descriptions of the sounds; full descriptions of how the sounds are made; tests at the beginning of each section; discrimination and repetition exercises for each sound in isolation, in different parts of words, and in sentences; notes on stress and intonation, and practice of these; lively and imaginative classroom activities . . . " Book weight approx. 329g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.41

SPANISH-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY
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SPANISH-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY

By Geddes & Grossett

Scotland: Geddes & Grosset, 2000. 480pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed gloss card wrapper negligibly indented only. "An ideal introductory reference book for those with an interest in the Spanish language and culture. Over 20,000 headwords; almost 200 commonly used Spanish verbs; English irregular verbs; vocabulary listed by theme; Spanish phrases; Spanish travel and cultural information." Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . Hardcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.26

FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation
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FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation

By Ingram, David

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1989. xi, + 572pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, soft corner crease to small section. Printed card wrapper (covered in adhesive film by previous owner) mildly edgeworn and scuffed. "Written from a linguistic perspective, it provides detailed accounts of the development of children's receptive and productive abilities in all the core areas of language - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics . . . provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students alike with a cogent and closely analysed exposition of how children acquire language in real time . . . " Contents include: Preface, 10 chapters over two 'parts', Bibliography, Author Index, General Index. Book weight approx. 850g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.40

ADVANCED DICTIONARY  English Indonesian. Indonesian-English
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ADVANCED DICTIONARY English Indonesian. Indonesian-English

By [Reality Team]

Indonesia: Reality Publisher, 2007. 958pp. Thumb index. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Plain white card wrapper. Maroon vinyl slipcover, with gilt titles to spine and front panel and gilt reinforced front foredge corners, negligibly scuffed only. Contents include: Preface (Indonesian), A Guide To Pronunciation, A-Z English-Indonesian, A-Z Indonesian-English, Regular Verbs, Irregular Verbs, Tenses. Book weight approx. 1.52 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover in Vinyl Slipcover . Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.66

LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION (Fifth Edition)
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LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION (Fifth Edition)

By Hayakawa, S.I. and Hayakawa, Alan R.

U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1992. xvii, + 287pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Contents include: Preface, 19 chapters over two 'books', Postscript, Appendix of Applications, Selected Bibliography. A book on semantics, written by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (born Canada, 1906), based on his earlier work, 'Language in Action', first published in 1939. S.I. Hayakawa died in California in 1992. Book weight approx. 425g.. Fifth Edition, 7th Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.26

ACCOMODATING BROCCOLI IN THE CEMETARY : Or Why Can't Anybody Spell?
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ACCOMODATING BROCCOLI IN THE CEMETARY : Or Why Can't Anybody Spell?

By Cook, Vivian

London: Profile Books, 2004. viii, + 152pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards unmarked. Illustrated, loose plastic protected dustjacket nominally scuffed. "Weird or wierd? Minuscule or miniscule? English spelling is fiendish . . . This book is a celebration of spelling, from the Lord's Prayer to graffiti, from hairdressers to poets, from texters to hip-hop fans, we love to play with words, as this gr8 book shows." Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.69

METAPHORS : An Annotated Dictionary. A Concise Overview of 3800 Picturesque Idiomatic Expressions Normally Used Subconsciously

By Renton, N. E

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Schwartz & Wilkinson, 1990. 549pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly browned, soft corner creases. Printed card wrapper moderately edgeworn, with soft corner creases, several faint marks. "The modern English language is remarkably full of metaphors. This book discusses the subject in some detail and includes a dictionary of metaphors, a thematic section and a thesaurus. It contains some 14,000 alphabetical entries listing over 3,800 different metaphors commonly found in current use and setting out their meanings in an easily-read style . . . " Book weight approx. 485g. . First Edition. Softcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.54

COLLINS SPANISH DICTIONARY & GRAMMAR
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COLLINS SPANISH DICTIONARY & GRAMMAR

Glasgow, United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 2006. xvii, + 468pp. (Dictionary), + 316pp. (Grammar). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Printed card wrapper has some indentations, very light bump to head. The perfect language tool for every situation, which includes a Spanish-English, and English-Spanish, dictionary, a comprehensive guide to Spanish grammar (all with easy to read blue and black text), an in-depth treatment of key vocabulary and special entries on life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries. Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . Fourth Edition, 4th Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.12

WORD OF THE DAY 2 : Wordwatching: A Wonderful Look into the World of Words
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WORD OF THE DAY 2 : Wordwatching: A Wonderful Look into the World of Words

By Richards, Kel

Sydney, NSW, Australia: ABC Books, 2006. 191pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean, slightest hint of browning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, soft corner crease to rear. "With his passionate pleasure in language worn on his sleeve, ABC NewsRadio's resident wordsmith Kel Richards delves once more into the hidden meanings of some of the English language's more entertaining words. Idiosyncratic, erudite and engaging . . . " Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.12

LATIN CAN BE FUN : Facetiae Latinae. A Modern Conversational Guide. Sermo Hodiernus Antique Redditus
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LATIN CAN BE FUN : Facetiae Latinae. A Modern Conversational Guide. Sermo Hodiernus Antique Redditus

By Capellanus, Georg (Translated By Peter Needham)

London: Souvenir Press, 2001. 160pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations by Rod McLeod, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly browned at edges. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and scuffed. "Contains hundreds of useful expressions and phrases for everyday life . . . This revised edition of a worldwide bestseller includes a new appendix on Euro 96, mostra spe omni evanescente cum ictum imbecillum direxit ad rete Germanum lusor quidam infelicissimus sextus ipse, and covers the latest technological developments, delivering Latin alive and kicking into the new millenium . . . Originating in Germany, 'Latin Can Be Fun' was translated, adapted and updated by Peter Needham, classics master at Eton College . . . " Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Revised Edition, Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.70

THE NEW LIGHT ENGLISH-TIBETAN DICTIONARY
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THE NEW LIGHT ENGLISH-TIBETAN DICTIONARY

By Dhongthog, T.G

Dharmsala, Himachal, Pradesh, India: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1973. xix, + 523pp. Book square. Spine lightly shaken. Foredge corners, plus head and heel of backstrip, bumped. White titles on lightly scuffed green cloth boards. Slight dampstain on head of text-block, foredge splotches on several leaves. No dustjacket. Foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama, Preface, Homage, Concluding Prayer, Hints on using the Dictionary, Key to Pronunciation, Abbreviations. Book weight approx. 800g. . First Edition. Hardcover [Original Cloth]. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.39

THE STORY OF ESPERANTO, The International Language
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THE STORY OF ESPERANTO, The International Language

By Maddern, I.T

Melbourne, Australia: None Noted [Prob. Australian Esperanto society], 1971. 23pp., EX-LIBRARY copy, with partially removed identifiers on front endpapers, plus coding on Contents page. Book square. Spine firm [gilt libris code there-on]. Cloth splash-stained [bleached] on rear board. Front panel of original dustjacket affixed over front board. Random fingermarks, splotches, minor margin damage, and one insignificant pen mark on leaves. A concise history and background of Esperanto, and the struggle for international acceptance. It was developed by Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, born Bialystok, Russian Poland, 15 December, 1859. He died in 1917, the popularity of his development having ebbed and flowed as world issues changed. Book weight approx. 140g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Hardcover [Cloth]. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$16.40

A BASIC COURSE IN GULF ARABIC
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A BASIC COURSE IN GULF ARABIC

By Qafisheh, Hamdi A

Tucson, Arizona/ Beirut, Lebanon: University of Arizona/Librairie Du Liban, 1975. xxii, 482pp., book square, tight. Two white labels affixed top ffep, covering old names. Laminated dustjacket has mild edgewear, clear tape reinforcing top and bottom of spine. Poorly adhered lamination has lifted in areas, [lateral lines]. Divided into 42 units, each comprising: Text, Translation, Vocabulary, Additional Vocabulary, Grammar and Drills. Printers Erratum has been addressed; lead pages of Units 9, 10, 12 have corrected pages pasted over misprinted pages. Book weight approx. 770g. . First Edition. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Good/Fair +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.97

BHARGAVA'S STANDARD ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE [Anglo-Hindi Edition]
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BHARGAVA'S STANDARD ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE [Anglo-Hindi Edition]

By [Compiled by] Prof. R.C. Pathak

Varanasi, India: Bhargava Book Depot, 1997. 1432pp., small, intext, line-drawn b/w illustrations. Book square. Cloth backstrip lightly bumped, several small spots, foredge corner bumped. Minor insect damage to small area of exposed inside rear cover. Leaves clean. Laminated, printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tear on lower rear foredge fold. First published in 1939, this 12th edition revised and enlarged. Inferior production materials were used throughout this book, diminishing the overall quality . . . Book weight approx. 1070g. [1.07KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. 12th Edition. Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ. Good+/Fair +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$11.41