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A Guide to Old English: 4th Ed. - Revised with Prose and Verse Texts and Glossary

By Mitchell, Bruce / Robinson, Fred C.

Oxford, UK / New York, NY: Basil Blackwell, 1986. Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. xvi + 354 pp, foreword to the 4th edition, abbreviations & symbols, how to use this guide. Part One - I. Preliminary Remarks on the language; II. Orthography & Pronounciations. III. Inflexiions. IV. Word Formation; V. Syntax; VI. An introduction to Anglo-Saxon Studies; VII - Select Bibliography. Appendix A: Strong Verbs; Appendix B. Some effects of i-Mutation. Part Two: Prose and Verse Texts, glossary, indexes to Part One. Previous owner's blind seal stamped onto title page, else Binding tight, pages unmarked, cover board with very minor bump to fr lower corner, else crisp with bright gilt spine lettering. Dark brown ir bkacj illustrated (Fine) DJ in mylar protector. 6.4" x 9.25" black cloth boards in black illsutrated DJ.

$30.00

Henry II (English Monarchs)
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Henry II (English Monarchs)

By Warren, W. L.

Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press, 1977. Trade Paperback / 3rd Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo. xvi + 693 pp, 3rd Printing, 1991. acknowledgments, note on references, note on translations, preface, 4 Parts / 16 chapters, glossary, bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, wraps with signs of minor use at wrap bottom forecorners.. 6.2" x 9.25" tan-brown illustrated wraps.

$17.50

The Triumph of the English Language: A Survey of Opinions Concerning the Vernacular from the Introduction of Printing to the Restoration

By Jones, Richard Foster

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 1953. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. xii (ii), 340 pp, preface, I. The Uneloquent Languge; II. The Language of Popular Instruction; III. the Inadequate Language, Part I; IV. The Inadequate Language, Part II; V. The Misspelled Language; VI. The Eloquent Language; VII. The Ancient Language, Part I; VIII. The Ancient Language, Part II; IX. The Ruled Language; X. The Useful Language; index. First Edition, 1953. "This extensive study is the result of a careful examination of opinions on the English language during the period 1476-1660. In his analysis, the author applies to his field the procedure employed in the history of ideas, showing how the thought pattern of linguistic ideas is related to those in other fields such as Catholicism, the Reformation, Puritanism, Antiquarianism, experimental science, literary history." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Two 1/2" closed tears to bottom edge spine dj with age-toned spine, and a light soiled spots to same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

William J. Gedney's the Tai Dialect of Lungming: Glossary, Texts, and Translations
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William J. Gedney's the Tai Dialect of Lungming: Glossary, Texts, and Translations

By Hudak, Thomas John [ed.]

Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press. 1991. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xlii, 1189 pp, acknowledgments, map, abbreviations, Introduction; Glossary: Introduction to the Glossary; Texts: Introduction to the texts, Lungming Sentences. Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia: Center for South and South East Asian Studies, Number 39. First Edition, 1991. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$48.00

William J. Gedney's Thai and Indic Literary Studies
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William J. Gedney's Thai and Indic Literary Studies

By Hudak, Thomas John [ed.]

Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press. 1997. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xiv, 155 pp, acknowledgments, Introduction, Folklore: Siamese Riddles. Translation Studies: Prakrit adimettam: A Possible Sakuntala Correction; Problems in Translating Traditional Thai Poetry. Thai Literature: Siamese Verse Forms in Historical Perspective; The Rise and Decline of a Siamese Verse Form; Sanskrit isa in Literary Thai; Patrons and Practitioners: The Chakri Monarchs and Literature. Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia: Center for South and South East Asian Studies, Number 46. First Edition, 1997. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$37.50

Medieval Latin Word-List from British and Irish Sources

By Baxter J. H.; Johnson Charles [Edts.]

London: Oxford University Press. 1950. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Very Good ++. xiii (ii), 466 pp, preface, introduction, additions and corrections, A-Z Medieval Latin Word-List. Reprinted, 1950. Inked name on ffep. Minor edge wear with lighlty age-toned top text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$24.00

Azerbaijani Texts with Parallel English Translations

By Volozov, Valeriy

Kensington, MD: Dunwoody Press. 1995. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. No dust Jacket, As Issued. xxv, 199 pp, Introduction: The Writing System; A Brief Description of the Azerbaijani Language; The Substantive; The Personal Pronouns; The Verb; The Cardinal Numbers. Translations of the Selections: 1. The Lonely, Afag Mas'ud; 2. An Interesting Research, Anar; 3. The Last Night of the Old Year, Anar; 4. The Wisdom of the Carpet, Anar; 5. Dante's Jubilee, Anar; 6. I Demand Human Rights, Democratic Rights, An Interview with Abulfaz Elchibey given to a correspondent of Turkish Telivision, Januar; 1990; 7. Excerpts from the Chairman of the People's Front of Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Elchibey's political report to the First Front Congress, July, 1991: a. Economic Problems, b. People's Front and Political Parties, c. Attitude Toward the Various Social Groups, d. The Problem of Nagornity Karabakh; 8. "Reception at the 'Azerbaijan-Israel Society'" (Newspaper, October 6th, 1992, "Azerbaijan"; 9. Interview with Abulfaz Elchibey given to the newspaper "Azadhg"; 10. God Is Our Love, Abulfaz Elchibey; 11. What Have We Not Done to Injure This Motherland? Radio Broadscast. First Edition, 1995. "This text is intended for students of the Azerbaijani language who are reading at the highter intermediate to advanced level. The eleven selections are arranged in order of difficulty. The Texts are chosen to provide the broadest possible range of subject matter and not-technical vocabulary with a view to expanding the language skills of the user, and to provide a series of snapshots of teh Azzerjaijani people, their character, their problems, their view of themselves, their historical traditions and their culture." from the Preface. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black leatherette with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$48.00

William J. Gedney's The Yay Language: Glossary, Texts, and Translations

By Hudak, Thomas John [ed.]

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1991. F First Edition. H Cloth. Near Fine. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xxxvii, 757 pp, acknowledgments, map, abbreviations, Introduction; Glossary: Introduction to the Glossary; Texts: Introduction to the texts, Song I, Song II, Story I: Pit Caay and Naag Nun, Story II: The Woman Who Married a Snake, Story III: The Man and the Flying Horse; Story IV: 0aam Tek and En Taay, Story V: Chen Chaay and Yin Yi; Story VI: The Man and the Fishhook. Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia: Center for South and South East Asian Studies, Number 38. First Edition, 1991. Slightly rubbed spine corners, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$37.50

Degree Words

By Bolinger, Dwight

The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton De Gruyter. 1972. F First Edition Used. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 324 pp, works referred to by Authors' names alone, symbols, introduction, 17 chapters with footnotes, , appendix, postscript, main index, word index. Text unmarked, binding tight, cloth crisp. Upper board forecorner lightly bumped, DJ worn at the forecorners, with minor blemishes. DJ in clear, removable mylar protector. 7.6" x 10.5" dark blue cloth boards, gilt spine author-title, in lavender & white DJ.

$90.00

A Sanskrit Grammar for Students [Third Edition]

By Macdonell, Arthur A.

London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. xviii (ii), 264 pp, preface to third edition, preface to second edition, introduction, table of the Devanagari letters, I. The Alphabet; II. Euphonic Combination; III. Declension; IV. Conjugation; V. Indeclinable Words; VI. Nominal Stem Formation and Compounds; VII. Syntax; appendix: I. list of verbs; II. metre in classical Sanskrit; III. chief peculiarities of Vedic grammar, general index. Reprint, 1968. Not Price Clipped. Only the very faintest wear to dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Hikmad Soomaali

By Galaal, Muuse Haaji Ismaa'iil

London: Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press, 1956. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo. xi, 150 pp, editor's preface, Grammatical Introduction: I. The Dialect; II. Letters and Diacritics Used in the Spelling; III. Frontness; IV. Tone Marks; V. The Spelling of Verbal Endings; VI. The Spelling of the Present Tense Forms of the Compound Verfb Ieeyahay (leh+yahay) 'to Have'; VII. The Spelling of the Subject Pronouns aan, aad, &c.; VIII. The Spelling of the Impersonal Pronoun La and the Object Pronoun Ku; IX. The Spelling of the Conjunctions (Co-ordinates) e, oo and the Irregular Adjective ah; X. The Spelling of the Irregular Adjectives ah and leh; XI. The Spelling of Those Forms of Nouns, Verbs, and the definite Article which end in -e, -a, or -o before a Pause; XII. Alternative Forms of the Possessives kjis, and tjis; XIII. Contraction; XIV. Word Division; XV. Subsidiry Agreement Signs (SAS); SVI. Bibliography; Texts; Notes. Edited with grammatical introduction and notes by B. W. Andrezejewski: First Edition, 1956. "This book is a result of co-operation between Mr. Muuse Galaal and B. W. Andrezejewski. The stories given here are taken from his unpublished collection of Somali oral literature. Mr. Galaal learnt how to write down his own language at the time when he worked as Andrezejewski's assistant during his linguistic research tour in Somaliland and Somalia in 1950-51, and he is entirely responsible for the stylistic arrangement of the wtories, which though they deal with traditional themes, bear a clear imprint of his own personality." from the Editor's Preface. 3/4" rubbing to bottom edge spine with only the slightest additional wear, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$25.00

The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing, 1450-1800

By Febvre, Lucien and Henri-Jean Martin

London: Verso, 1984. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 378 pp, foreword by Henri-Jean Martin, preface by Lucien Febvre, manuscripts by Marcel Thomas, 1. Preliminaries: The Introduction of Paper int Europe; 2. The Technical Problems and their Solution; 3. The Book: Its Visual Appearanc; 4. The Book as Commodity; 5. The Little World of the Book; 6. The Geography of the Book; 7. The Book Trade; 8. The Book as a Force for Change; notes, index. Translated by David Gerard. Edited by Geoffrey Nowell-Smith and David Wootton: Later Printing, 1984. "Planned between 1953-1956, this volume was the last work conceived by the French historian Lucien Febvre, who is today generally acknowledged to have been one of the greatest and most innovatory historians of the 2th century. His aim was to reveal not only the technical pre-conditions, but also the social presssures which shaped the epoch-making transition from the manuscript to the printed page in Europe, and examines how the advent of movable type hanged the way in which men could think, by transforming the fundamental tool of the scholar's craft and carrying the printed word into domains hitherto untouched by the challenge of new ideas." from the rear panel. Only the faintest external wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Trade paperback.

$15.00

English Words: History and Structure
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English Words: History and Structure

By Stockwell, Robert / Minkova, Donka

Cambridge, UK / New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2001. F First Trade Paperback Used. S Trade Paperback. Near Fine. xii + 208 pp, introduction, 10 chapters & 2 appendixes in headings subdivided extensively, chapter one : word origins; two - the background of English; three - Composition of the Early modern and Modern English vocabulary; four - Smaller than words: morphemes & types of morphemes; five - Allomorphy, phonetics, and affixation; six - Replacement Rules; seven - Deletion Rules and other kinds of allomorphy; chapter eight : Fossilized allomorphy: false cognates & other etymological pitfalls; chapter nine: semantic change and and semantic guesswork; ten - the pronunciations of classical words in English, appendix I - II,, index. Text clean, cover wraps fine, binding fine. 6.9" x 9.8" purple wraps.

$22.50

Zhuang-English Lexicon: Based on the Zhuang-Chinese Vocabulary Compiled by the Research Office, Guangxi-Zhuang Autonomous Region
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Zhuang-English Lexicon: Based on the Zhuang-Chinese Vocabulary Compiled by the Research Office, Guangxi-Zhuang Autonomous Region

By Hudak, Thomas John and Michelle Fielder [eds.]

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies. 2004. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xxviii, 371 pp, acknowledgments, Map: Zhuang Settlements in Vietnam and China, Introduction; Lexicon, index. Monography Series Press. First Edition, 2004. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$17.50

Sanskrit Grammar: Including both the Classical Language, and the Older Dialects, of Veda and Brahmana, 2nd Ed
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Sanskrit Grammar: Including both the Classical Language, and the Older Dialects, of Veda and Brahmana, 2nd Ed

By Whitney, William Dwight

Cambridge, MA and London, UK: Harvard University Press, 1975. Hardcover Re-Issue. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Octavo. xxx + 552 pp, preface to the first edition, preface to the second edition, introduction, table of contents, 18 chapters, appendix, sanskrit index, general index. Binding tight, pages clean, cloth very good. Plain brown DJ missing 2" on spine. Handles ok in mylar protector. A reprint of the Second edition @1889.

$20.00

Cushing's Shan-English Dictionary: A Phonetic Version

By Hudak, Thomas John [ed.]

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies. 2000. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xx, 304 pp, acknowledgments, Introduction, Dictionary. Monography Series Press. First Edition, 2000. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$20.00

The Pushto Manual: The Language of the Afgans

By Raverty, Major H.

New Delhi: Cosmo Publications. 1986. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. 257 pp, preface, manual part I-III. A concise grammer; exercises and dialogues; familiar phrases, proverbs, and vocabulary.

$27.50

Minot's White Tai Dictionary: A Phonetic Version

By Hudak, Thomas [ed.]

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies, 2001. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New. 8vo. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xxii, 167 pp, acknowledgments map of White Tai locations in northwestern Vietnam; introduction, Dictionary. Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies. Monography Series Press: First Edition, 2001. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$15.00

A Short Grammar of Biblical Aramaic (Andrews University Monographs, Volume 1)

By Johns, Alger F.

Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1972. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Large 8vo. xii, 108 pp, preface, Introduction to Biblical Aramaic; I. Phonology; II. Nouns and Adjectives; III. Inependent Personal Pronouns and Suffixes on Nouns; IV. Other Pronouns; V. The Verbal System: The Perfect; VI. The Verbal System: The Imperfect, The Infinitive, etc.; VII. Classes of Nouns; VIII. The Serived Active Conjugations; IX. The Passive and Reflexive Conjugations; X. Laryngeal Verbs; XI. PE Nun, Pe Yodh, and Pe Aleph Verbs; XII. Hollow Verbs; XIII. Geminate Verbs; XIV. Lamedh He Verbs; XV. Other Doubly Weak and Irregualar Verbs; XVI. Verbal Suffixes: With the Perfect; XVII. Verbal Suffixes: With the Imperfect, the Infinitive, etc.; XVIII. Noun Types; XIX. Similar Noun Classes; XX. The Numerals; paradigms, glossary. Revised Edition, 1972. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

Bouyei-English Lexicon: Based on the Bouyei-Chinese Dictionary Compiled by the Chinese Academy of Sciences

By Hudak, Thomas John [ed.]

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, Program for Southeast Asian Studies. 2002. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xxiv, 377 pp, acknowledgments, Map of Bouyei Areas, Introduction; Survey Point of Phonological Descriptons; Survey Points -- Alphabetical Listing; Lexicon, index. Monography Series Press. First Edition, 2002. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$17.50

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