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C. Sallustius Crispus: Catilin; Iugurtha; Fragmenta Ampliora

By Kurfess, Alphonsus (editor)

B.G. Teubneri, 1957. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket. 12mo. Blue boards with black lettering. Book is in VG+ condition, with a lightly sunned spine and surface wear to rear pastedown. An ex-library copy with minimal markings; bookplate on front pastedown is from the Middlebury College Egbert Starr Library. A tight, clean copy. Text is in Latin, with a brief preface in Italian and German. 200 pp. including index.


Polish Proverbs

By Zand, Helen Stankiewicz

Scranton, PA: Polish American Journal, 1965. Softcover. 12mo. Second printing. Book is in VG condition; spine is sunned and edges of covers are rubbed. There is a stress crease on spine, and a small round stain on front cover. A tight, attractive copy. With hundreds of Polish proverbs, organized by subject and in Polish and English. 54 pp.


The Pattern of English

By Vallins, G.H

London: Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1956. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket. 8vo. First edition. Book is in VG condition; corners of boards are lightly bumped, and edges of spine are rubbed. Endpapers are browning heavily, and rear endpaper has a creased corner. Jacket is in VG- condition; there are several tears at edges, and spine is chipped at bottom and top edges. Part of the Language Library series edited by Eric Partridge. Not price-clipped. In protective mylar. 188 pp. including index.


The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing For Writers, Editors and Speakers
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The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing For Writers, Editors and Speakers

By Miller, Casey and Kate Swift

New York: Lippincott & Crowell, 1980. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket. 12mo. First edition. Review slip and glossy photograph of the authors laid in. Book is in VG+ condition; corners are bumped and edges of boards are sunned. Jacket is in VG condition; corners are bumped, edges and spine faded, and covers lightly scuffed. Not price-clipped. 134 pp. including index.


A Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Tongue, With a Praxis

By Rask, Erasmus

Copenhagen: S.L. Moller, 1830. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Published in 1830. A new edition. Brown boards. Ex-library with usual markings, including reinforced library binding and pocket on rear pastedown. Laid paper slightly browned. Boards are lightly scuffed and worn. Very slight spine slant, but tight and crisp overall. Translated from the Danish by B. Thorpe. 8vo. 223 pp. including index.


Words and Women: New Language in New Times

By Miller, Casey and Kate Swift

Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/ Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. Trade paperback. 12mo. First thus. Review slip laid in. Book is in VG condition; edges are rubbed, spine is scuffed and lightly sunned, one corner is creased, and there is a 1/2" tear on bottom edge near spine. Page edges are lightly stained. Interior is bright and clean; 177 pp. including index.


Persian Vocabulary (Students' Edition)

By Lambton, A.K.S

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, [1954] . Softcover reprint revision (1977). Near fine condition (revision sticker on front cover). Minimal soiling along edges. 394 pp.


Easy Japanese: A Direct Approach to Immediate Conversation

By Martin, Samuel E

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co, 1958. Slim cloth-covered softcover. Third printing. Very good condition. Grey cloth covers are fading. Some spots on initial pages. Half the book is devoted to vocabulary, the other half to conversational skills. Most of the Japanese appears in transliteration. Pocket size. 270 pp.