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Scots The Mither Tongue
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Scots The Mither Tongue

By Billy Kay

London: Grafton Books, 1988 The first book to attempt an explanation of how the Scots came to speak as they do, with many examples from vernacular Scots literature. 191pp with index. Slight rubbing to edges and corners and light sunning to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.36

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary - New Edition 1983
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary - New Edition 1983

By E M Kirkpatrick

Edinburgh: W & R Chambers Ltd, 1983 Standard clothbound issue of the 1983 edition, with several thousand additional entries. 1582pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight marking to lower corners, small crease at top of spine and three turned corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped wrapper is slack, with some edgewear, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. New Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.29

Teach Yourself to Spell - A Guide to Good Spelling
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Teach Yourself to Spell - A Guide to Good Spelling

By Kathleen D Baron

London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1967 Straighforward guide to accurate spelling. 238pp with index. Silver lettering to spine. Foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing and edgewear, internal foxing and some fingermarking, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

Teach Yourself Welsh
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Teach Yourself Welsh

By John T Bowen and T J Rhys Jones

London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1965 Straighforward text book for learning to read and speak Welsh. 192pp. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, minimal marking to page edges and former owner's details to pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing and some wear and marking to edges, otherwise good.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

The Teach Yourself French Phrase Book
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The Teach Yourself French Phrase Book

By Anon.

London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1966 Straighforward text book for acquiring a knowledge of everyday spoken French, with a guide to accurate pronunciation. 209pp, illustrated with black and white maps to the endpapers.. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, and minimal aging to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, creasing and fingermarking, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

Italian (Teach Yourself Books)
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Italian (Teach Yourself Books)

By Kathleen Speight

London: Teach Yourself Books / The English Universities Press Ltd, 1971 Straighforward text book for learning to read, write and speak Italian. 255pp with index. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and top corner, minimal marking to page edges and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing and edgewear, otherwise very good.. Reprint of New Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Teach Yourself English Grammar
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Teach Yourself English Grammar

By Gordon Humphreys

London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1962 Straighforward text book for learning English grammar, with an emphasis on wide reading and an interesting approach. 227pp. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to corners, nick to top edge and some foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing and edgewear, and wrinkling to laminate surface, otherwise good.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

A First German (Teach Yourself Books)
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A First German (Teach Yourself Books)

By L Stringer

London: Teach Yourself Books / The English Universities Press Ltd, 1971 Straighforward text book for acquiring a quick and accurate knowledge of basic everyday German. 180pp, illustrated with black and white drawings.. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and top corner, minimal marking to top edges. former owner's name to endpaper and slight lean to spine, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and marking, otherwise very good.. Third Impression. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Alfred Jackson. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Teach Yourself Portuguese
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Teach Yourself Portuguese

By J W Barker, Dorothy M Atkinson (Edited and Revised By)

London: Teach Yourself Books / The English Universities Press Ltd, 1969 Straighforward text book for learning to read, write and speak Portuguese. 189pp. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and minor marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight marking, and edgewear with a few small nicks, otherwise good.. Fifth Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

German Grammar (Teach Yourself Books)
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German Grammar (Teach Yourself Books)

By P G Wilson

London: Teach Yourself Books / The English Universities Press Ltd, 1970 Straighforward text book for learning German grammar. 244pp. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and top corner, minimal marking to top edges, former owner's name to endpaper and sellotape repair to right hinge, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing and edgewear, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Black Cloth Boards. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Compact Oxford Thesaurus, Third Edition, Revised
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Compact Oxford Thesaurus, Third Edition, Revised

By Maurice Waite (Ed) with Lucy Hollingworth and Duncan Marshall

Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2008 Invaluable reference work with many new features. 934pp. Gilt lettering and lined bands to spine, marbled endpaper. Minor bumping to top edge and corners and minimal marking to lower page corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 3rd Edition, Revised. Black Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage - Second Edition
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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage - Second Edition

By H W Fowler

London: Guild Publishing, 1987 Classic English language text book, revised by Sir Ernest Gowers. 725pp, Gilt lettering to spine. Bottom board slightly bowed, minor foxing to top edges and former owner's neat inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Loosely enclosed, unflattering review of the third edition published in 1996.. Reprint of 2nd Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Cassell's French-English English-French Dictionary
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Cassell's French-English English-French Dictionary

By Denis Girard (Editor)

London: Cassell Ltd, 1978 Completely revised edition. 655pp. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, edges and corners, minor surface scuffing to boards and sunning to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 8th Edition, 10th Impression. Dark Blue Leatherette Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Oxford Guide to Writing & Speaking
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The Oxford Guide to Writing & Speaking

By John Seely

Oxford University Press, 2000 Practical guide to written and spoken language skills designed to improve grammar, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and speech. 304pp, illustrated with black and white drawings. Some creasing to spine and corners, some turned corners and minor edgewear, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Doctors' Latin - a Miscellany of Latin and Greek Phrases
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Doctors' Latin - a Miscellany of Latin and Greek Phrases

By Keith Souter

London: Robert Hale Ltd, 2006 Fascinating insight into the language of medicine, with many interesting facts included, presented in the form of a dictionary. 196pp. Silver lettering to spine. Minor bump to top of spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear and slight creasing to rear panel, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar
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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

By Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner

Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1998 Comprehensive dictionary with definitions of 1,000 grammatical terms. 447pp. Minimal surface marking and creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reissue with Corrections. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Ou est la Terre des Promesses? Avec Ella Maillart en Afghanistan (1939-1940)
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Ou est la Terre des Promesses? Avec Ella Maillart en Afghanistan (1939-1940)

By Annemarie Schwarzenbach

Bale: Lenos Verlag, 2004 Account of the author's overland trip to Afghanistan with the ethnologist Ella Maillart, first published in German as "Alle Wege Sind Offen Die Rise Nach Afghanistan 1939-1940. Translation by Dominique Laure Miermont. Text in French (Swiss). 203pp with index. Spine creased and slanted and owner's inscriptions to inside cover and endpapers, otherwise good copy.. Presumed First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Robert A Dutch (Editor)

London: Longmans Green & Co Ltd, 1963 Reference work first published in 1852, compiled by Peter Mark Roget. This 1962 edition completely revised and modernized by Robert A Dutch. 1309pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing and bumping to spine, edges and corners and minimal marking and age-toning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas post.. Second Impression Thus. Turquoise Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English - THUMB INDEX EDITION
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English - THUMB INDEX EDITION

By R E Allen (Editor)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990 Revised and expanded edition with 190,000 definitions. 1454pp. Speckled edges and thumb index to fore-edges. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to lower edges and a couple of tiny turned corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ very tatty with 3" tear to flyleaf, loss to spine and tears to corners. HEAVY BOOK, extra ;postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Reprint of 8th Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.29

The E.U.P. Concise German and English Dictionary, Together with a Concise German Grammar (Teach Yourself Books)
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The E.U.P. Concise German and English Dictionary, Together with a Concise German Grammar (Teach Yourself Books)

By Leonard Cutts (Editor)

London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1964 German-English and English-German dictionary and guide to grammar. 311pp. Silver lettering on dark blue label to spine, blind-stamped design to front board. Spine slightly slanted, minor bumping to spine and corners and minimal foxing to fore-edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ creased and edgeworn, with some loss to bottom edge and fraying to spine.. Reprint of Revised Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$8.36

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