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OGAM CONSAINE AND TIFINAG ALPHABETS: Ancient Uses.
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OGAM CONSAINE AND TIFINAG ALPHABETS: Ancient Uses.

By Dexter, Warren W. 1911-2007.

Rutland, VT: Academy Books, 1984. Illustrated by author color cover photos, b/w line drawings, autmaps and double-fold pull-out at centerfold. Only edition. First book. Illustrated stiff wraps. 8vo (18.5cm). pp. 68. Bibliography, Index. Near Fine. Traces of edgewear, spots of offset to half title. Historical preservation photographer's seven years of team research. Berber Languages (Tifinagh); Medieval (Irish or Celtic Tree Language) Languages (Ogham); Heirogylphs. ISBN: 091496044x..

$150.00

Cours de Langue Francaise, Course of Study in the French Language by Henry W. Longfellow, Professor of Modern Languages in Bowdoin College. Volume II. MANUEL DE PROVERBES DRAMATIQUES, Seconde Edition.
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Cours de Langue Francaise, Course of Study in the French Language by Henry W. Longfellow, Professor of Modern Languages in Bowdoin College. Volume II. MANUEL DE PROVERBES DRAMATIQUES, Seconde Edition.

By [Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, "H.W.L.", Ed.] 1807-82.

Boston: Gray et Bowen, 1832. Stated "seconde edition. c.1830. Original paper covered boards, cloth shelfback, printed paper spine label. 8vo. pp. 346. Good/No jacket, as issued/In mylar protector. Large head chip, foxing progressing, joints and front hinge starting. Contains 8 proverbes not contained in earlier editions anonomously edited by Longfellow with printed advertisement on p. 5 dated and signed at end H.W.L. Bowdoin College, October 3, 1832. (BAL 12050)..

$300.00

ALTFRANZOSISCHE GRAMMATIK [Old French Grammar] (Formenlehre) mit vielen Conjecturen und Berichtigungen. Zweite ganz umgearbeitete auflage.
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ALTFRANZOSISCHE GRAMMATIK [Old French Grammar] (Formenlehre) mit vielen Conjecturen und Berichtigungen. Zweite ganz umgearbeitete auflage.

By Orelli, Konrad Von 1788-1854.

Zurich: Druck von Orell, Fussli und Comp, 1848. Stated second revised edition. c.1830. Rebacked by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery with J. Hewit burgundy calf over original marbled boards, speckled edges. 8vo. pp. [iv] blank, [iv], 429, [1] Berichtigungen (corrections), [6] blank. Very Good/Ex-Lib/No jacket, as issued. Bowdoin College oval stamps. Internally there is light foxing throughout a very good copy. Konrad was the son of Swiss philologist Johann Conrad and younger brother of Johann Caspar, teacher of French and Philosophy. He published the first grammar of Old French in 1830 which was later extensively corrected to this, the preferred edition. Scarce. [We rebind and restore books]..

$225.00

LECTURES ON THE SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE delivered at The Royal Institution of Great Britain in April, May and June, 1851, Fourth Edition.

By Muller, Max, M.A 1823-1900.

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. Stated 4th edition. Quarter leather over cloth, gilt stamped spine with five raised bands and two black leather spine titles (First Series on bottom title), marbled endpapers and edges. 8vo (22cm). pp. x, 432. Appendix, Index. Very Good. Lightly rubbed joints and edges, tiny 'bubbles' on binding cloth. Several small stains internally, bookplate of James Lawrence Cole on front pastedown. One volume of nine lectures known as The First Series. Bound in at ffep: four page, two color, 15cm, 1903 Prospectus for The Diary and Letters of Wilhelm Muller edited by Philip Schulyer Allen and James Taft Hatfield, University of Chicago Press..

$75.00

Nominale STAMMBILDUNGSLEHRE der altgermanischen Dialekte

By Kluge, Friedrich 1856-1926.

Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1899. Edited by [Theodor] Wilhelm Braune 1850-1926 (series). Stated zweite Aufl. (second) edition. Sammlung kurzer Grammatiken germanischer Dialekte. ErgŠnzungsreihe, I. Period cloth backed marbled boards, speckled edges. 8vo. pp. x, 119. Index. Very Good/Ex-Lib. College withdrawn library bookplate, embossed stamps, topboard paper label above college name in gilt, internally fine. Bottom boards have a faint dampstain line on pastedown sides not visible on pages..

$30.00

Manual of Conversation METOULA, an Abridged Method Toussaint LAngenscheidt: GERMAN.
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Manual of Conversation METOULA, an Abridged Method Toussaint LAngenscheidt: GERMAN.

By Blattner, Charles.

Berlin: Langenscheidtsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, (1914). Illustrated by colored maps, German and Austrian coins. Stated 7th edition. Navy cloth decorated gilt. 24mo. pp. 184, [1] catalogue. About Very Good/No jacket. Joints and hinges repaired, old dampstain which descends through pp. 27 at top edge. Breast pocket plethora of useful travel information for those with limited language skills indexed in English for German..

$25.00

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How to read the secret language of the pharaohs.
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Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How to read the secret language of the pharaohs.

By McDermott, Bridget.

San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, (2001). Illustrated by color photographs, charts. First (N1) edition. Pictorial self extended wraps. Cr.4to (24cm). pp. 171, [5] Index, acknowledgements. Fine. Foreword by Joann Fletcher, Ph.D. ISBN: 0811832252..

$15.00

Mystere au Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mystere au Mont-Saint-Michel.

By Rochemont, Henry.

London: Mary Glasgow Publications, Ltd. (Tisbury), (1970). Illustrated by b/w cartoons by Claude Lenoir. Assumed first edition. Pictorial stapled card wraps. 4to (25cm). pp. 15, [1]. Exercices, Vocabulaire. Very Good. Foxed offset at covers to ffeps, traces at edges of covers. Uncommon French cartoon mystery with comprehension questions, crossword puzzle and French/English glossary..

$20.00

ELEMENTARY ITALIAN GRAMMAR, Third Edition.

By Motti, Pietro b.1854.

Heidelberg: Julius Groos, 1907. Illustrated by color map eps. Stated third edition. Method Gaspey-Otto-Sauer. Blue blind stamped cloth decorated and printed black, rounded corners. Large Post 8vo. pp. 168, [6] Ads. VG/No jacket. Traces of rub to caps and corners, two dots of white spot on spine, light overall page toning..

$15.00

ELEMENTARY COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC.

By Mead, Ph.D., William Edward.

Boston: Leach, Shewell & Sanborn (Press of Samuel Usher), (1894). Green cloth, gilt stamped. 12mo. pp. 286, [2] Ads. VG/No jacket. Traces of edge and joint wear, one bumped corner. Internally fine..

$30.00

FAMILY NAMES, How Our Surnames came to America.

By Hook, J. N., Ph.D.

New York: MacMillan, (1982). First (&N) edition. Cloth backed boards. 8vo. pp. [xii], 388. Sources, Index. Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar..

$30.00

LANGUAGE IN ACTION, A Guide to Accurate Thinking.

By Hayakawa, S(amuel) I(chiye) in consultation with Leo Hamalian and Geoffrey Wagner.

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, (1941). Illustrated by several b/w line drawings. BOMC edition. c.1939, 1940 (author, first and second drafts). Black cloth, yellow printed spine label, yellow topstain. 8vo. pp. xiii, [1], 345. Bibliography, Index. VG/Good+/No price in mylar. Overall light soil (to white) and rubbing (to black) areas with short tears and shallow chips..

$15.00

EXTINCT LANGUAGES.

By Friedrich, Johannes.

New York: Philosophical Library, (1957). Translated by Fred Gaynor from the German. Illustrated by b/w map frontis and line drawings. First English thus edition. Clay cloth, black topboard emblem. Demy 8vo. pp. x, 182. Index. Near Fine/VG/Unclipped price in mylar. Unread copy with nick to bottom board, minuscule edge tears to jacket..

$15.00

STORY OF LANGUAGE, The.

By Pei, Mario.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1949. First edition. Blue cloth. 8vo. pp. 493. VG/In like jacket/Clipped price in mylar. Lightly sunned spine, edgewear and soiling..

$20.00

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SPEECH.

By Kaplan, Harold M.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960. Illustrated by b&w line figures and drawings. First edition. Flash printed gray cloth. 8vo. pp. ix, 365. VG/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Edgewear and rubbing..

$15.00

JAPANESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY.

By Shimizu, Mamoru and Shigehisa Narita.

: Kodansha Printed yellow wraps w/dustjacket. 24mo. pp. 1250. Near Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar..

$15.00

AU PAYS DU SOLEIL.

By Begue, Louise.

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1958). Illustrated by Frederick Franck, text and cover. First edition. Pictorial cloth. 8vo. pp. [viii], 118, xxxiii (vocabulary), [1]. VG/No jacket. Two Americans (Paul and Virginie) drive from Paris to the Mediterranean and along the coast in their tiny French car. Wonderfully illustrated pen and ink..

$15.00

ON LANGUAGE.

By Safire, William.

New York: Times Books, 1980. First edition. Brown cloth. 8vo. pp. 331. VG/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Light edgewear and soil top cap..

$15.00

LANGUAGE AS A HUMAN PROBLEM: DAEDALUS, Volume 102, No. 3, Summer 1973

By Bloomfield, Cazden, Ferguson, Haugen, Hays, Hymes, Kay, Keenan, Kiparsky, Langendoen, Lenneberg, Moulton, Strevens, Teeter, Wanner, Watkins.

Richmond VA: (Journal of) American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 1973. First edition. Stiff-wraps (periodical). 8vo. pp. v, 256. Near Fine. Light cover wear..

$15.00

FRENCH PROSE COMPOSITION.

By Baillot, Edouard P. and Alice G. Twight-Brugnot.

Chicago: Scott, Foresman & Co, (1901). First edition. The Lake French Series. Light brown cloth, black print and decoration. 16mo. pp. [4] blank, 104, [5] blank. Vocabulary. VG. Light page edge foxing..

$9.00

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