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Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought
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Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought

By Chomsky, Noam

New York: Harper and Row, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover in blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. No dust jacket. First edition. Book is in very good condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. The book was written with the purpose of deepening our understanding of the nature of language and the mental processes and structures that underlie its use and acquisition. An important early work by Chomsky. 8vo. 119 pp. including index.

$20.00

Guaymi Grammar and Dictionary With Some Ethnological Notes (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 162)
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Guaymi Grammar and Dictionary With Some Ethnological Notes (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 162)

By Alphonse, Ephraim S.

Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1956. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Pictorial softcover. First edition. Book is in near fine condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. This bulletin pertains to the Panamanian Guaymi and their language. Ancient roots to a still-surviving language. 8vo. 128 pp. including index.

$25.00

The Yokuts Language of South Central California
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The Yokuts Language of South Central California

By Kroeber, A.L.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1907. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Pictorial softcover in card covers. First edition. Book is in very good condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. This bulletin pertains to the Yokuts of Southern California and their language. Age toning and chipping present. 4to. 200 pp. including index.

$45.00

North Wakashan Comparative Root List (Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper, No. 68)
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North Wakashan Comparative Root List (Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper, No. 68)

By Lincoln, Neville J.; John C. Rath

Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Pictorial softcover in card covers. First edition. Book is in very good condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. This bulletin of the Canadian Ethnology Service pertains to the indigenous Wakashan language family of Southwestern Canada. Minor age-toning and shelfwear present. Sticker residue to cover. Large 4to. 427 pp. including index.

$35.00

Kapauku - Malayan - Dutch - English Dictionary
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Kapauku - Malayan - Dutch - English Dictionary

By Doble, Marion

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover in bright red cloth, gilt titles to spine. No dust jacket. First edition. Book is in fine condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. 8vo. 156 pp. including index.

$65.00

Malay Phrase Book, Restricted

By War Department

Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1944. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. \Softcover in tan wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp, clean, and unmarked, with a touch of tanning at edges of paper. Issued during World War II so military personel could learn useful words and phrases. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 133 pp. i

$25.00

Albanian Language Guide TM 30-352

By War Department

Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1943. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. \Softcover in dark gray wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Crease on rear cover. Subtitled, A Guide to the Spoken Language. Issued during World War II, and illustrated with cartoons of soldiers learning useful words and phrases. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 96 pp. including several blank pages for notes.

$19.95

Bulgarian Phrase Book Restricted TM 30-645

By War Department

Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1943. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. \Softcover in gray wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Issued during World War II so military personel could learn useful words and phrases. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 127 pp. including one blank page for notes

$25.00

Serbo-Croatian Phrase Book TM 30-646

By War Department

Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1943. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. \Softcover in rust-colored wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Issued during World War II so military personel could learn useful words and phrases. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 224 pp. including several blank pages for notes.

$35.00

Burmese Phrase Book Restricted TM 30-632

By War Department

Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1944. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. \Softcover in lime green wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp, clean, and unmarked, with a touch of tanning at edges of wraps. Issued during World War II so military personel could learn useful words and phrases. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 128 pp. including several blank pages for notes.

$25.00

The Fairest Flower: The Emergence of Linguistic National Consciousness in Renaissance Europe; International Conference of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of California

By Chiappelli, Fredi, and the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Firenze, Italy: Presso L'Accademia, 1985. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Softcover in gray matte wraps with flaps. First printing of first edition. Book is As New, crisp, clean, and unread, with a faint rim of sunning at spine. Papers gathered from the 1983 International Conference of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA, and also from a conference earlier the same year at the Academy of the Crusca in Florence. Texts are in English, French, Italian, and Spanish. 4to. 208 pp.

$25.00

Conversational Chinese

By Ssu-yu, Teng

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973. Later Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. Later edition. Taiwanese reprint on the Caves Books, Ltd. imprint. Book and unpriced dust jacket are in near fine condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. 8vo. 441 pp. including index. In protective Mylar.

$25.00

Esopus Hodie: Aesop Today--A Reader Workbook for Latin Students

By Maclaren, Dorothy (Latin and English texts); poetry by Constance Carrier

Miami: The American Classical League, 1985. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. One volume only. Softcover in illustrated wraps. First printing of first edition. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Elegantly produced, with line drawings on every page. 4to. 59 pp.

$22.95

The Rustle of Language

By Barthes, Roland; Richard Howard, translator

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first American edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are crisp and clean, with sun-fading at spine and top edge. Binding is tight and corners are sharp. 8vo. 373 pp. including index. In protective Mylar.

$24.95

The Cowman Says It Salty
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The Cowman Says It Salty

By Adams, Ramon F

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First printing. Book is As New in green cloth boards. Unclipped dust jacket is also As New, fresh and bright and unblemished. Illustrations by Vic Donahue. Decorative bookplate on front pastedown. Laid in is a typed sheet with the previous owner's transcription of several colorful expressions overheard in conversation in Butte, Montana. 163 pp. In protective Mylar.

$35.00

The Conflict of Homonyms in English (Yale Studies in English, Vol 100)

By Williams, Edna Rees

Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1970. Reprint edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. 1970 reprint of 1944 edition. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with ink notation on front free endpage. Dust jacket is very good--slightly yellowed at edges, with a chip at bottom of spine and a small patch of stain at bottom. 127 pp. including index. In protective Mylar.

$25.00

Historical Outlines of English Phonology and Morphology

By Moore, Samuel

Ann Arbor, Michigan: George Wahr, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover in original maroon-textured boards. 8vo. First printing. Very light wear at corners, else crisp and clean. Date stamp on front endpages are the only marks. Includes folding chart comparing Old English and Middle English. Chapters include "The History of English Sounds," "The Language of Chaucer" and "Development of Modern English Inflections," among others. 153 pp.

$35.00

Intimate Apparel: A Dictionary of the Senses
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Intimate Apparel: A Dictionary of the Senses

By Gordon, Karen Elizabeth

New York: Times Books, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. Small 8vo. First printing. SIGNED with a lengthy inscription "To Matt." Book and unclipped jacket are As New, crisp and clean. Gordon is the author of the best-selling "Transitive Vampire" and "The Well-Tempered Sentence." 134 pp. In protective Mylar.

$25.00

Breaking News: How the Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace and Everything Else
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Breaking News: How the Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace and Everything Else

By Associated Press, Reporters of

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 432 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. 4to. First edition. SIGNED and dated by election reporter Tom Jory, who wrote the section on elections. Laid in is a card announcing his signing. Book is As New, crisp and clean. Dust jacket is unblemished. Illustrated throughout. Foreword by David Halberstam. Heavy.

$35.00

The Dialect of West Somerset:

By Elworthy, F.T

London: Trubner & Co. for the English Dialect Society, 1875. Paperback. Very Good. Softcover. Small 8vo. Blue wrappers, bound inside manilla library wrappers. Retired from a UCLA library, where it was a gift from journalism professor Edward Cray. Wrappers are worn. Interior pages are clean; light foxing on title page and occasionally throughout. 78 pp.

$50.00

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