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The Language Instinct

The Language Instinct

by Steven Pinker

Originally published: New York : W. Morrow and Co., c1994.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-502) and index.
An Introduction To Language

An Introduction To Language

by Robert Rodman, Nina Hyams Victoria Fromkin

Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Stuff Of Thought

The Stuff Of Thought

by Steven Pinker

This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language Bestselling author Steven Pinker possesses that rare combination of scientific aptitude and verbal eloquence that enables him to provide lucid explanations of deep and powerful ideas. His previous books?including the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Blank Slate?have catapulted him into the limelight as one of today?s most important popular science writers. In The Stuff of Thought, Pinker presents a fascinating look at how our... Read more
The Logic Of Scientific Discovery

The Logic Of Scientific Discovery

by Karl R Popper

Logik der Forschung is a 1934 book by Karl Popper. It was originally written in German, but reformulated in English by Popper himself some years later, to be published as The Logic of Scientific Discovery in 1959. This forms the rare case of a major work to appear in two languages, both written by the author instead of being translated. Sir Peter Medawar called it "one of the most important documents of the twentieth century.
Syntactic Structures

Syntactic Structures

by Noam Chomsky

Syntactic Structures is an influential book by American linguist Noam Chomsky, first published in 1957. Widely regarded as one of the most important texts in the field of linguistics, this work laid the foundation of Chomsky's idea of transformational grammar. The book contains the well-known example of a sentence that is completely grammatical, yet completely nonsensical in "Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.
Language In Thought and Action

Language In Thought and Action

by S I Hayakawa

Language in Thought and Action is a book on semantics by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa, based on his previous work Language in Action published in 1939. Early editions were written in consultation with different people. The current 5th edition was published in 1991. It was updated by Hayakawa's son, Alan R. Hayakawa and has an introduction by Robert MacNeil. Its Library of Congress control number is 92033105. The book has sold over one million copies and has been translated into eight languages.
Language and Mind

Language and Mind

by Noam Chomsky

This is the long-awaited third edition of Chomsky's outstanding collection of essays on language and mind. The first six chapters, originally published in the 1960s, made a groundbreaking contribution to linguistic theory. This new edition complements them with an additional chapter and a new preface, bringing Chomsky's influential approach into the twenty-first century. Chapters 1-6 present Chomsky's early work on the nature and acquisition of language as a genetically endowed, biological system... Read more
The Study Of Language

The Study Of Language

by George Yule

Frogs Into Princes

Frogs Into Princes

by Richard Bandler

Words and Rules

Words and Rules

by Steven Pinker

Science and Sanity

Science and Sanity

by Alfred Korzybski-

Metaphors We Live By

Metaphors We Live By

by Lakoff- George/ Johnson- Mark

Course In General Linguistics

Course In General Linguistics

by Ferdinand De Saussure

The Loom Of Language

The Loom Of Language

by Frederick Bodmer

Greek Grammar

Greek Grammar

by Herbert Weir Smyth

Frogs Into Princes

Frogs Into Princes

by John; Bandler, Richard Grinder

New Interchange Workbook 2

New Interchange Workbook 2

by Jack C ; Hull, Jonathan; Proctor, Susan Richards

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Frogs Into Princes

by John Grinder and Richard Bandler

Linguistics Books & Ephemera

Origins Of the Specious

Origins Of the Specious

by O'Conner, Patricia T ; Kellerman, Stewart

Do you cringe when a talking head pronounces "niche" as NITCH? Do you get bent out of shape when your teenager begins a sentence with "and," or says "octopuses" instead of "octopi"? Do you think British spellings are more "civilised" than the American versions? Would you bet the bank that "jeep" got its start as a military term and "SOS" as an acronym for "Save Our Ship"? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you're myth-informed. Go stand in the corner--and read this book!In Origins of the... Read more
La Sociolinguistica

La Sociolinguistica

by Gaetano, Berruto

A treatise on languages, their origin, structure, and connection; and on the best method of learning and teaching them; containing an account of the most useful elementary books in Latin, Greek, French, Italian, Spanish, and German; as also in Syriac, Arabic, Persian, and Hindoostanee, with particular directions for the study of the Hebrew and a summary of its grammar

A treatise on languages, their origin, structure, and connection; and on the best method of learning and teaching them; containing an account of the most useful elementary books in Latin, Greek, French, Italian, Spanish, and German; as also in Syriac, Arabic, Persian, and Hindoostanee, with particular directions for the study of the Hebrew and a summary of its grammar

by Jenour, Alfred

London: R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1832. 12mo, pp. xi, [1], 172; modern maroon cloth, gilt-lettered spine; light dampstaining to spine ends; additional dampstaining to top edge of first few leaves including title page, else textblock very good. Not in Vancil.
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$230.00
A collection of twenty-four (24) of Eric Partridge's distinctive Christmas and New Year's greeting cards. : various dates as below

A collection of twenty-four (24) of Eric Partridge's distinctive Christmas and New Year's greeting cards. : various dates as below

by Partridge, Eric

London, 1947. Each printed on stiff card and folded to make 4 pages, except as noted, all 8vo, all fine, except as noted, all with prose essays by Partridge on a variety of subjects, many pertaining to some aspect of words or language. Laurie Atkinson, Esq., whose name appears with some frequency below, was an amateur lexicographer, a reader and contributor to Eric Partridge and his works for many years. These cards started appearing in 1927 and were issued annually until 1976, with a couple of... Read more
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$1,437.50
Einführung in die phonetik

Einführung in die phonetik

by Schubiger, Maria

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1977. 12mo, pp. 142, [2] (pub ads); light edgewear, else very good in original orange printed wrappers. "Introduction to Phonetics"
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$23.00
The Acquisition of French: The Development of Inflection Morphology and Syntax in L1 Acquisition, Bilingualism and L2 Acquisition

The Acquisition of French: The Development of Inflection Morphology and Syntax in L1 Acquisition, Bilingualism and L2 Acquisition

by Prevost, Philippe

Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009. First printing. Near Fine. Paperback,458pp.
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$36.50
Исландская просодика : к фонологической характеристике современного исландского языка и его истории / Islandskaya prosodika [= Icelandic prosody: present-day status and historical reconstruction]

Исландская просодика : к фонологической характеристике современного исландского языка и его истории / Islandskaya prosodika [= Icelandic prosody: present-day status and historical reconstruction]

by Lieberman, Anatoly

Leningrad: Nauka, 1971. 8vo, pp. 168, [4]; text in Russian; errata slip tipped in; green paper wrappers; wrapers edgeworn, top of spine chipped, text clean and sound, good.
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$34.50
Lingua eruditorum; sive methodica institution linguae sanctae... Cui addita est introductio ad linguam Chalaeam Veteris Testamenta, authore eadem

Lingua eruditorum; sive methodica institution linguae sanctae... Cui addita est introductio ad linguam Chalaeam Veteris Testamenta, authore eadem

by BYTHNER, VICTORINUS

Londini: J. Flesher, 1664. Editio novissima, 12mo, pp. [2], [16] table, 132; one folding table printed in black and red showing "De verbo paradigma explicitum conjugationum Hebraicarum;" contemporary calf with modern rebacking, title and date stamped in gilt on spine, the boards worn and stained and a few smudges to preliminaries but overall very good. Bythner (?1605-1670?) was a native of Poland, a Professor of Hebrew at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and a medical doctor. Lingua Eruditorum is one... Read more
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$287.50
Spanish Composition Through Literature

Spanish Composition Through Literature

by Ayllon, Candido; Paul Smith

Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1968. Later printing. Very Good +/Very Good. Green cloth boards in dust jacket, 350pp.
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$18.00
Българска диалектология / Bulgarska dialektologia

Българска диалектология / Bulgarska dialektologia

by Ivanov, Iordan

Plovdiv: Paisii Hilendarski, 1994. 8vo, pp. 213, [3]; text in Bulgarian; printed paper wrappers, folding map laid in; light soiling to covers, a few pen marks in text block; good and sound.
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$34.50
Spravochnik po Russkoi. Grammatike dlia inostrantsev.

Spravochnik po Russkoi. Grammatike dlia inostrantsev.

by Khromets, N. G. [Nina Georgievna]. Veisman, Anna Petrovna

Moskva, 1961. At head of title: Vysshaia partiĭnaia shkola pri TSK KPSS. N. G. Khromets, V. P. Veĭsman. In Cyrillic characters. Hard Cover. 191, [1] pages; 22.5 cm. Good+, seven index tabs added. Stock#102130.
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$20.00
A Popular Dictionary of Australian Slang

A Popular Dictionary of Australian Slang

by Baker, Sidney J

Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1941. First printing. Paperback. Good. Small 8vo, tan printed wraps, good copy with owner's name on front cover, light wear and neat repair to spine, contents good. Rare in the first printing.
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$30.00
Symbols in Society

Symbols in Society

by Duncan, Hugh Dalziel

NY: Oxford University Press, 1968. Hardcover. Very good. xvi, 248pp+ index. Previous owner's ink stamp on front free endpaper and title page, else a very good hardback in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn jacket.
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$15.00
Hethitisches Elementarbuch; 1.Teil: Kurzgefasste Grammatik; Zwiete, verbesserte und erveiterte Auflage

Hethitisches Elementarbuch; 1.Teil: Kurzgefasste Grammatik; Zwiete, verbesserte und erveiterte Auflage

by Friedrich, Johannes

Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 1960. Second edition. Paperback. Good. Second edition ("Zwiete, verbesserte und erveiterte Auflage"), 1960. Softcover, 195 pp., Good copy, ink notations to some pages of the text, half-title with a couple of stamps, a small ink-notation, and an old bookstore label, age-toning or discoloration to the pages and the page-edges, soil and wear to the tips and edges of the covers. Text in German.
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$22.31
The Title As Literary Genre

The Title As Literary Genre

by Levin, Harry

[Cambridge]: Modern Language Review, 1977. Paperback. Very good. [16] page offprint from the Modern Language Review in publisher's stapled wraps.
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$15.00
Manuscript lecture notes on six lectures of classical philology, in German

Manuscript lecture notes on six lectures of classical philology, in German

by Schenkl, Karl, Theodor Gomperz, & Wilhelm von Hartel

Vienna, 1881. Manuscript lecture book, 8vo, pp. 318, [2], [42], [110], [80], [144], [144]; text in neat German longhand up until page 284 of the first section, in which the note-taker switches to shorthand for the remainder of the text; occasional text illustrations; quarter brown leather over marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt title on spine reading " Praelectionum academicarum volumen 1"; spine nearly detached, edges rubbed, text clean and sound. The anonymous lecture notes of a student at the... Read more
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$460.00
Participial Passive and Aspect in Russian

Participial Passive and Aspect in Russian

by Schoorlemmer, Maria Lucia

Utrecht: OTS, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. With laid in compliments of the author card signed by Schoorlemmer! Paperback, 1995, octavo, 377pp., not illustrated. Book VG with bottom front corner and first few pages curled, mild rubbing and edgewear, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. No DJ.
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$26.00
A dictionary, Hindustani and English, with a copious index, fitting the work to serve also, as a dictionary English and Hindustani

A dictionary, Hindustani and English, with a copious index, fitting the work to serve also, as a dictionary English and Hindustani

by Shakespear, John

London: printed for the author, by J. L. Cox, 1824. Third edition, much enlarged, 4to, pp. viii, 2052 columns, pp. [2053]-2209, [1]; old half brown morocco, scuffed and rubbed but the binding is sound. Zaunmuller 181 noting the first edition of 1817; Vancil notes only the 1849 edition.
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$402.50
Grammar and Inference in Conversation: Identifying clause structure in spoken Javanese (Studies in Discourse and Grammar 18)

Grammar and Inference in Conversation: Identifying clause structure in spoken Javanese (Studies in Discourse and Grammar 18)

by Ewing, Michael C

Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2005. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 2005, First Edition. 276 pp. Hardcover, glossy boards. Fine copy, no dust jacket. Like New, and still sealed in its original shrinkwrap. Though unstated, this copy came from the collection of the noted linguist Paul Hopper, who also served as one of two editors for this Studies in Discourse and Grammar series.
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$41.60
Conferences de l'Institut de Linguistique de l'Universite de Paris. Vol VIII

Conferences de l'Institut de Linguistique de l'Universite de Paris. Vol VIII

by Soustelle, J[acques], P. Chantraine, G. Coedes, et al

Paris: Librairie C. Klincksieck, 1949. 8vo, pp. 81, [3]; green printed wrappers, wrapper toned, near fine. Langages et tribus indigenes au Mexique, Les traits communs des langues slaves, La langue poetique et traditionnelle d'Homere, La curiosite linguistique dans l'antiquite classique, et Les langues de l'Indochine.
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$28.75
Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague 6. Études dédiées au quatrième congrès de linguistes

Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague 6. Études dédiées au quatrième congrès de linguistes

by Bühler, Karl, Nikolai S Trubetzkoy, André Martinet, et al

Prague: Cercle Linguistique de Prague, 1936. 8vo, pp. [4], 294; papers in German, French and English; black cloth backed in black leather; original wrappers lacking, spine rubbed, a few dog eared leaves, very good. The Prague school was an influential linguistics and literature society. Its members established a number of linguistic subfields, such as morphophonology and modern phonology, making the Prague school the source of much of modern linguistics. Contributors to this volume include N. S.... Read more
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$86.25
Bokmålets tonelagspar ("Vippere")

Bokmålets tonelagspar ("Vippere")

by Jensen, Martin Kloster

Bergen: A. S. John Griegs Boktrykkeri, 1958. 8vo, pp. 41, [1]; text in Norwegian; orange paper wrappers; corners bumped, edges of covers sunned, near fine. Historisk-antikvarisk rekke Nr. 2. A survey of minimal word pairs with tonal opposition in Norwegian "Bokmal" in order to show the numerical relationship between different kinds of pairs arranged according to phonemes in word-final position and grammatical categories.
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$34.50
Visible speech: the science of universal alphabetics; or self-interpreting physiological letters, for the writing of all languages in one alphabet

Visible speech: the science of universal alphabetics; or self-interpreting physiological letters, for the writing of all languages in one alphabet

by Bell, Alex[ander] Melville

London and NY: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. etc., 1867. Inaugural (i.e. first) edition, royal 8vo, pp. 126, [4] (ads); 16 stereotype plates representing the invented alphabet in handwriting and longhand; the text with ample instances of Bell's invention in type; navy pebbled cloth, gilt title on cover and spine, spine gilt faded, extremities rubbed, textblock shaken and tender on account of paper quality but holding, owner's signature on title page. Bell (1819-1905), the father of Alexander Graham Bell, the... Read more
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$460.00
New Englishes

New Englishes

by Pride, John, ed

Rowley, MA: Newbury House Publishers, 1982. First edition, 8vo, pp. v, [3], 286; original white wrappers (a bit soiled) printed in blue and orange; some toning along edges, else very good. Collection of scholarly papers on non-mother-tongue "Englishes"
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$28.75
On language. Edited by Linda R. Waugh and Monique Monville-Burston

On language. Edited by Linda R. Waugh and Monique Monville-Burston

by JAKOBSON, ROMAN

Cambridge & London: Harvard University Press, 1990. First edition, 8vo, pp. xix, [3], 646; near fine in the dust jacket.
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$172.50
Fonologia spisovnej slovenciny

Fonologia spisovnej slovenciny

by Pauliny, Eugen

Bratislava: Slovenske Pedagogicke Nakladatel'stvo, 1968. 8vo, pp. 124, [4]; text in Slovak; orange and blue printed boards backed in creme cloth; spine a little soiled, endpapers spotted, text clean and sound, near fine. Pauliny was one of the leading figures of Slovak linguistics post WWII. New York Univesrity and UC Santa Barbara in the US, with a few copies in Europe as well.
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$34.50
Katechis Nasional Kreol II. Jezu Kri Se Tout Vi Nou

Katechis Nasional Kreol II. Jezu Kri Se Tout Vi Nou

by Pa-M, Kaye. Bureau Catechetique National

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Impr. La Phalange, 1966. Soft Cover. 97 p.; 20.5 cm. A Catholic aid to the catechism. In Haitian. No copy in WorldCat. From the library of Raphael G. Urciolo. Stock#47190. Vg / soft cover.
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$10.00