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Romance Philology. August 1961. Volume XV no. 1

by Malkiel, Yakow, editor

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Calif. UP., 1961. Periodical. [2], 110 p., facsimile plates; printed blue paper wrappers, as issued; grease spot on front cover, else VG. Copy of Lewis Hall Gordon, professor of comparative literature, with a few of his pencil notes. Includes Malkiel, Three Definitions of Romance Linguistics; Fought, Sigmatism in French; Dembowski, En marge du vocabulaire de Robert de… Read more
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Handy Spanish-English English-Spanish Dictionary.

by Calvert, G. H. (George Harry), 1921- .

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David McKay, NY. "Reprinted December 1961". Hard Cover. xv, 544 p., 17 cm. Red cloth stamped in black; minor wear, ink owner name; VG. 37919 {mrp}.
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Usage and Abusage, A Guide to Good English.

by Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979.

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Baltimore, Penguin [1963]. Soft Cover. 378 p.; 20 cm. "This book wittily attacks linguistic abusage of all kinds, and at the same time offers helpful, constructive advise on the proper use of English." MPR. Stock# 32,040. Good+, but pages darkened/ paper.
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Essentials of Spanish

by Torres-Rioseco, Arturo, 1897-1971

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NY, Odyssey [1927]. Hard Cover. xv, 414 p., illus., 20.5 cm. A textbook for beginners in Spanish. Stock# 32,782. Vg/ no dj.
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A Practical Polish-English Dictionary. Podreczny Slownik Polsko-Angielski.

by Stanislawski, Jan & Malgorzata Szercha.

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Wiedza Powszechna, Warszawa / Warsaw, 1973. Hard Cover. xvi, 1030 p., 17 cm. Orange cloth stamped in black; red dj chipped; pages darkening; good+. 37446.
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The French Review, December 1969. Vol. XLIII No. 2.

by Hardre, Jacques, editor.

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Baltimore, American Association of Teachers of French, 1969. Periodical. Includes Greene, Louis Guilloux's Le Sang noir: A Prefiguration of Sartre's La Nausée; Alden, Quinette, Landru, & Raskolnikoff; Furber, The Myth of amour-propre in La Rochefoucauld; Sakharoff, L'Etourdi de Molière, ou l'école des innocents; Leiner, Venceslas ou le triomphe de la royauté; Pelletier, Le Caractère biculturel & bilingue du Canada;… Read more
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Preliminaries To Speech Analysis: The Distinctive Features and their Correlates.

by Jakobson, Roman, 1896-1982, & C. Guuar M. Fant & Morris Halle.

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Cambridge, MIT Press [1967]. . Soft Cover. viii, 64 p., index, illus.; 23.5 cm. Stock #29,573x. VG/ wrappers.. Linguistics, philology, grammar, communication.
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Romance Philology Volume XVIII Number 2, November 1964.

by Malkiel, Yakov, editor.

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California Uni. Press, 1964. Periodical. Contents include Farnham, Romanesque Design in the 'Chanson de Roland'; Sawyer, Implications of Spanish /r/ and /rr/ in Wappo History; review articles (Catalán, Nuevos enfoques de la fonologí­a española; Keller, Lexical Inventory of Swiss-French Dialects); reviews & notes. 143-252 pages, 25.5 cm.; blue printed wrappers, as issued; spine slightly darkened; VG. Stock#31520.
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Predikate-a prèch li fè sou mòn lan. Sé Alfalit ki fè ti liv sa-a... Alajuela, Costa-Rica.

by Bible. Haitian. New Testament: Matthew, John.

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Alajuela, Costa-Rica, Alfalit [Port-au-Prince]. Committee on World Literacy & Christian Literature, ©1966. Selections from New Testament books Matthew and John. In Haitian. From the ilbrary of romance linguist Raphael G. Urciolo. Soft Cover. 29 pages, illus. (some color); 23 cm. Vg / soft cover. Stock#47199.
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Commemorazione di Vittorio Rossi

by Trompeo, Pietro Paolo, 1886-1958

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Roma, Cuggiani, 1939. Soft Cover. 18 p., 23 cm. Società Filologica Romana. Stock# 41,834. Author's inscr.; Vg / offprint.
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Modèl Ak Sije Redaksyon Nan Lang Ayisyen.

by F. De M. (Félix Morisseau-Leroy), 1912-1998.

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[Port-au-Prince: Imp. La phalange, 1986]. Félix Morisseau-Leroy, 1912-1998, a father of the Créole Renaissance, promoted the movement to stimulate use of Haitian Créole (or Kreyol) language and establish its legitimacy for creative use in literature and culture. From the library of linguist Raphael G. Urciolo. Soft Cover. 54 pages; 21 cm. Vg / soft cover. Stock#47185.
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Introduction to the English Language

by Marckwardt, Albert H.

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Oxford UP, 1942. Hard Cover. xvii, 347p. A textbook "A student who has first gained some insight into the nature of a living language will be more ready to realize that Old and Middle English were once living too." Stock# 32,006. Vg/ nl dj.
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Kalinin, 1980, Kalininskie Gosudarstv. Univ. . Soft Cover. 158 p. 20 cm. Ministerstvo Vysshego i Srednego Spetsialnogo Obrazovaniia RSFSR, Kalininskie Gosudarstv. Univ. Papers on semantics, pragmatics, comparative and general grammar, Syntax. Stock #25774. vg/ paper.
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Mémorial. V. Le Langage de la Tribu.

by Jouhandeau, Marcel, 1888-1979.

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Gallimard, Paris [mars 1955]. Soft Cover. 264, [2] pages; 19 cm. Includes Palinodie ou Leçons de bien dire et de bien faire; Proverbes; Chansons; Mots de ma mère; Mots de mon père; Solécismes, archaismes, néologismes sans avenir; Glossaire; Le Domaine de mon père; Valérie & Toussaint-Annet; Les rogations; Les Soupes-rousses; Intervention de ma sœur; Revanche de la bru; Veillée… Read more
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Handbook of Russian Roots, compiled by Catherine A. Wolkonsky and Marianna A. Poltoratzky.

by Wolkonsky, Catherine A. / Poltoratzky, Marianna A., 1906- joint comps.

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New York, Columbia University Press, 1961.. Hard Cover. xxiii, [iii], 414 p. 25 cm. Series : Columbia Slavic studies. Russian language Etymology Dictionary. A guide to Russian word formation, showing over 500 of the most productive roots of the language. Covers Russian from the 19th century, and includes obsolete words found in poetry or literature. Bibliography: p. [xxvi]. Stock#… Read more
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A Civil Tongue

by Newman, Edwin

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Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1976]. Hard Cover. ix, 207 p., index; 23.5 cm. "A smog of jargon is settling on our fair land. Newman blows it away with sweet reason." Stock# 31,469. Vg/ dj (small tear); VG
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The State of the Art by Charles Francis Hockett

by Hockett, Charles Francis, 1916-2000. [Chomsky, Noam, b. 1928]

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The Hague & Paris, Mouton, 1968. Soft Cover. 128 p.; 23 cm. Janua linguarum. Series minor, nr. 73. A critical review of current American linguistic theory directed toward the views of Noam Chomsky. Stock#46804. Good+ / soft cover, slight tear at base of spine.
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The English Language: An Introduction. Background for Writing.

by Francis, W. (Winthrop) Nelson, 1910-2002.

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N.Y., Norton [1965]. Hard Cover. x, 273 pages, maps; 22 cm. Very Good; dj clipped, worn With the author's presentation inscription. A second copy, not signed. Stock#31867x.
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For a Celtic Future: A Tribute to Alan Heusaff.

by à Luain, Cathal, editor. Heusaff, Alan

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[Dublin], Celtic League, [1983?]. Soft Cover. [v], 331 pages, illus., 21 cm. 34 essays; texts in English, Breton, French, Gaelic, Irish, Manx, and Welsh. Stock#37959. Good+/ paper .
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Romance Philology. Volume XXII Number 2, November 1968.

by Malkiel, Yakov, editor.

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Univ. Calif. Press, 1968. Periodical. Includes Várvaro, Nuovi studi sul 'Libro de buen amor' I: Problemi testuali; Klum, Notional Versus Formal Analysis, Applied to Romance Conjugation; 21 reviews. [2], 133-258 pages, 25.5 cm.; blue printed wrappers; spine a bit cocked, light spotting to covers; good+. Stock#31552.
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