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cover of Slang, To-Day and Yesterday. With a Short Historical Sketch; and Vocabularies of English, American, and Australian Slang

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New York: Bonanza Books. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. N.d., [ca. 1950s]. Orig. grey cloth. ix, 476 pp. Spine cocked, stained at foot. Light damp staining to edges of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, spine is darkened, damp stained and scuffed with pen ink, perforation to rear joint, chipped to spine ends and foot of… Read more
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cover of Modern Poetry in Translation, New Series / No. 17: Mother Tongues: Non English-Language Poetry in England

Modern Poetry in Translation, New Series / No. 17: Mother Tongues: Non English-Language Poetry in England

by Weissbort, Daniel (editor); Watts, Stephen (guest editor)

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2001
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Fine
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1st Edition
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London: King's College London, 2001. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 312 pp. Bump to top corner of text block, else fine.
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cover of Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader

Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader

by Bright, James W.; Hulbert, James R.

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Published
1949
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Very Good
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Revised and enlarged. Full red cloth. cxxxii, 395 pp. Spine sunned and cocked. Rubbing to extremities. Cracking to inner hinge at preface. Some pencil and ink marginlia. Ink ownership inscription to ffep.
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cover of Observations on the Scottish Dialect

Observations on the Scottish Dialect

by Sinclair, John

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Published
1782
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Very Good
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London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1782. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Orig. tree calf boards, new leather spine and spine label, gilt stamping to compartments. v, 232 pp. Professionally rebacked. Moderately edge worn, some cracking to leather at joints. Light foxing to interior (worse at front endpapers). Paper… Read more
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cover of Medieval Latin

Medieval Latin

by Harrington, K.P. (editor); Pucci, Joseph (revised by)

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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2nd Edition
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xxii, 679 pp. Spine slightly faded, corners bumped, some staining to edges of text block. Harrington's Mediaeval Latin, the standard medieval Latin anthology used in the US since its initial publication in 1925, has now been completely revised and updated for today's… Read more
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cover of North From Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking Peope of the United States

North From Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking Peope of the United States

by McWilliams, Carey

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Published
1949
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. First edition stated. The Peoples of America Series. Orig. green cloth. 324 pp. Some general rubbing to cloth, light scuffing to rear. Two inch tear to foot of p. 323. Else fine.
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cover of A Pronouncing Gaelic-English Dictionary

A Pronouncing Gaelic-English Dictionary

by MacAlpine, Neil

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Published
1955
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Glasgow: Alexander MacLaren & Sons, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 16mo. Full teal cloth. xvi, 281 pp., [ads]. Spine tilted, rubbing to extremities. Dust jacket is damp stained, darkened to spine and edges, chipped to spine ends and corners.
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cover of The Chapman's Library: The Scottish Chap Literature of Last Century, Classified. With a Life of Dougal Graham. Vols. 1-6

The Chapman's Library: The Scottish Chap Literature of Last Century, Classified. With a Life of Dougal Graham. Vols. 1-6

by Cheap, John

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Published
1877
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Glasgow & Edinburgh: Porteous Brothers; John Ross & Company, 1877. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. Orig. printed wrappers, calf spine, iv, 5-24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24; 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24; 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24; 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24; 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24; 24,… Read more
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cover of English for Kindergarten

English for Kindergarten

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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1987. Soft cover. Very Good. 7.25" x 6.75" Soft cover. 31 pp. Fully illustrated in colour. Top and tail edges of front cover are tanned, corners curled, some light warping from apparent damp staining. Interior has been marked up with purple ink.
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cover of Old English Language and Literature

Old English Language and Literature

by Marckwardt, Albert H. and James L. Rosier

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Published
1972
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1st Edition
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. First edition stated, full number line. Full navy cloth. xviii, 394 pp. Lightly rubbed to extremities. Dust jacket is price clipped, sunned to spine and rear cover, a few short tears to top edges. An up-to-date linguistic and critical approach distinguishes this text, which… Read more
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cover of Teach Yourself Swahili

Teach Yourself Swahili

by Perrott, D.V.

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Published
1951
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1st Edition
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London: English Universities Press, 1951. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 18mo. Full blue cloth. 183, 31 pp. Bowing to front board, sunning to spine. Foxing to edges of text block. Dust jacket is edge worn, generally soiled, lightly chipped at extremities, with a few short tears.
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cover of Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

by Allen, James P.

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2000
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Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xii, 510 pp. Spine slightly sunned, a few light scuffs to covers. Bump to lower corner of text block. Else fine.
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cover of The Russian Verb: Prepositional and Non-Prepositional Government

The Russian Verb: Prepositional and Non-Prepositional Government

by Andreyeva-Georg and V. Tolmacheva

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Published
1987
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Fine
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2nd Edition
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Moscow: Russky Yazyk Publishers, 1987. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Brown leatherette, lettered in gilt and white, 336pp. Facing English and Russian title page; foreword in English, with main text in Russian. About fine. Containing 5,000 of the most commonly used Russian verbs.
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cover of The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary

The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary

by Nelson, Andrew Nathaniel

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Published
1981
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Fine
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2nd Edition
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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1981. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Second revised edition, eleventh printing. Full burgundy cloth. 1109 p. Dust jacket is price clipped and has a few light creases and bumps, else fine in NF custom card slipcase.
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cover of Language and Symbolic Power

Language and Symbolic Power

by Bourdieu, Pierre; Thompson, John B. (editor)

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Published
1991
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Fine
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. ix, 302 pp. Slight sunning to spine, bruising to upper rear corner. Else fine. This volume brings together Bourdieu's highly original writing on language and on the relations among language, power, and politics.
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cover of A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, From the Fourteenth Century...In Two Volumes

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London: John Russell Smith, 1874. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Eighth edition. Full burgundy cloth. xxxvi, 480 pp; 481-960, 32 pp. Roughly cut edges. Rebacked with new spine, printed paper spine labels, new endpapers. Boards are scuffed and stained. Some rubbing and wear to extremities. Blacked out portions to copyright page, with some show-through to title page, and… Read more
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cover of Dictionnaire Etymologique, Historique et Anecdotique des Proverbes et des locutions proverbiales de la langue Francaise

Dictionnaire Etymologique, Historique et Anecdotique des Proverbes et des locutions proverbiales de la langue Francaise

by Quitard, P.M.

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Published
1842
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1st Edition
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Paris: P. Bertrand, Librairie-Editeur, 1842. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Half-bound brown morocco over marbled boards, rebacked with original spine laid-down, xv, 701p., plus eratta. Bookplate of the late Col. De Guinzbourg of the United Nations, a known collector of proverbs, quotes, and adages. Signed by the publisher on verso of half-title. Pages lightly foxed with trimmed… Read more
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cover of Essential Kanji: 2,000 Basic Japanese Characters Systematically Arranged for Learning and Reference

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New York: Weatherhill, 1981. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 16mo. Sixth printing. Full red cloth. 325 pp. Slight bruise to spine tail. Dust jacket is price clipped, a few bump to edges. Fine overall.
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cover of Language in Culture and Society

Language in Culture and Society

by Hymes, Dell (editor)

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Published
1964
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Fine
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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full red cloth. Printed pastedowns. xxxv, 764 pp. Mild rubbing to extremities. Dust jacket is price clipped, lightly bumped to extremities, sunned in patches, stained to spine foot, spot of delamination to foot of front joint, scuff to foot of rear cover. Price and library stamp to ffep… Read more
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cover of Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, Describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians; With an Account Of the Posts situated on the River Saint Laurence, Lake Ontario, &c..

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Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1974. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. ...To Which is Added, a Vocabulary of the Chippeway Language. Names of Furs and Skins, in English and French. A List of Words in the Iroquois, Mohegan, Shawanee, and Esquimeaux Tongues, and a Table, Shewing The Analogy between the Algonkin and Chippeway Languages. Coles Canadiana Collection facsimile edition.… Read more
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