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1) The Adventure of English: The Biography of A Language
Bragg, Melvyn
 
New York: Arcade Publishing, 2011. 322 pp. "The ideal tour guide . . . both entertaining and informative."-Booklist Here is the riveting story of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a regional dialect to its current preeminence as the one global language, spoken by more than two billion people worldwide. In this groundbreaking book, Melvyn Bragg shows how English conquered the world. It is a magnificent adventure, full of jealousy, intrigue, and war-against a hoard of invaders, al... more information

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$22.00
2) Alfred Korzybski: Collected Writings, 1920-1950
Kendig, M. (editor). Korzybski, Alfred
 
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.: Inst of General Semantics, 1990. Cloth binding, 8vo. 915 pp. These formal and informal writings show much of the process of Korzybski’s evolving work that led to MANHOOD OF HUMANITY 1921, SCIENCE AND SANITY 1933, and the founding of the Institute. New.. Reprint. Cloth. New. 8vo. ... more information

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$129.00
3) The American Language: An inquiry into the development of English in the United States, plus Supplement I and II, 3-volume uniform set
Mencken, H. L
 
New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1962. H.L. Mencken, The American Language: An inquiry into the development of English in the United States, plus Supplement I and II, 3-volume uniform set. New York: Knopf, 1962. 8vo. 769, xxix; 739, xxxv; 890, xliii pp. No writing inside. Near fine.. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo. ... more information

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$55.00
4) Basic Greek Vocabulary
Cheadle, J.R
 
London: Macmillan, 1965. London: Macmillan, 1967. Reprint. 12mo. Stapled wrappers. 49 pp. Previous owner name, else a clean fine copy. Very good.. Reprint. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good. 12mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. ... more information

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$10.00
5) The Biblical Repository No. XIV April 1834
Robinson, Edward, editor
 
Andover: Gould & Newman, 1834. Andover: Gould and Newman, 1834. First edition. 8vo. Wrappers bound with string, pp. 191-416. Made from strong, bright rag paper. Early and interesting articles on 1 On the Catechetical School, or Theological Seminary, at Alexandria in Egypt, Part Second; II The Christian Church and Christian Life in Connexion with the Church, as Developed Among Heathen Christians from Noander's History of the Apostolic Age; III Hints and Cautions Respecting the Greek Article; ... more information

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$90.00
6) The Biblical Repository No. XVI October 1834
Robinson, Edward, editor
 
Andover: Gould & Newman, 1834. Andover: Gould and Newman, 1834. First edition. 8vo. Wrappers bound with string, pp. 617-787. Made from strong, bright rag paper. Early and interesting articles on 1 On the Catechetical School, or Theological Seminary, at Alexandria in Egypt, Part Third; II The Karaites and Other Jewish Sects from Henderson's Travels in Russia III On the Alleged Discrepancy between James and Paul; IV On the Testimony of Josephus Respecting Christ by C. G. Bretschneider, trans... more information

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$90.00
7) Bibliotheca Sacra and Biblical Repository Volume XV April 1858
Park, Edwards A. and Samuel H. Taylor, Editors
 
Andover: Warren F. Draper, 1858. First edition. 8vo. Sewn wrappers, viii, pp. 261-500. Signature of A. P. Putnam to front cover. "English Translations of the Bible"; "Sacred Chronology" by Prof. Joseph Packard; "Geological and Theological Analogies" by Rev. Benjamin F. Hosford; "Essay on Inspiration" by Prof. Joseph Torrey; "The Grounds of Knowledge" by Rev. Charles B. Hadduck; "Wisdom as a Person in the Book of Proverbs" by Prof. E. P. Barrows; &... more information

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$65.00
8) Bibliotheca Sacra and Biblical Repository Volume XV January 1858
Park, Edwards A. and Samuel H. Taylor, Editors
 
Andover: Warren F. Draper, 1858. Andover: Draper, 1858. First edition. 8vo. Sewn wrappers. 260 pp. Dr. Arnold;s Theological Opinions; Lee on Inspiration; Baptism, A Consecratory Rite; Eusebius as an Historian; Historical Sketch of the Indo-European Languages; Comparison of Jeremiah 23:5,6, and 33: 14-16 Dr. Griffin's Theory of the Atonement; The Public Economy of the Athenians; Smith's Dictionary of Geography - Smyrna. Prevoius owner name in pencil on front cover. Very good.. First Edition. Sewn Wra... more information

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9) Brief Abstract of a Series of Six Lectures on the Principles of Linguistic Science
Whitney, William Dwight
 
1864. 22-page article, disbound from original publication. Near fine.. Disbound. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
10) Classic Greek Course in English (After-School Series)
Wilkinson, William Cleaver
 
New York: Chautauqua Press, 1892. New York; Chautauqua Press, 1892. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 314 pp., 1 p. advertising. A course on Greek literature. Pages moderately foxed. Front hinge cracked, spine brittle. Good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
11) Communication Theory and Research. Proceedings of the First International Symposium
Thayer, Lee
 
Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1967. No edition stated. Cloth binding, 583 pp. Interesting topics include an early Human-Information System Interface paper, and ones on Lekton, The Logical Structure of Mind, and Military Information Systems. A little-read ex-university library book with the usual stampings and pocket, in otherwise very good condition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$125.00
12) Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment
Parkinson, R. B.;Parkinson, Richard;Fisher, M.;Simpson, R. S.;Diffie, Whitfield;Simpson, Robert S
 
Berkeley/Los Angeles: Univ of California Pr, 1999. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1999. First edition. 4to. Trade paperback, 208 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. New.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. 4to.. ... more information

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$29.00
13) Dent's Further Exercises in French Grammar
Batchelor, F. M. S.
 
London: J. M. Dent, 1922. London: Dent, 1922. 16mo. Green cloth binding with unusual decorative floral design on front board. Seventh edition. 92 pp., advertising on endpapers. Boards scuffed, bumped, soiling to rear, foxing to endpapers. Exercises on French grammar, in French. Very good condition. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
14) Dissertations on the English Language, English Linguistics 1500-1800 (Collection of Facsimile Reprints), R. C. Alston, editor, No. 54
Webster, Noah;Franklin, Benjamin
 
Menston, U. K.: The Scolar Press Limited, 1967. Menston; Scolar Press, 1967.Dissertations on the English Language: with Notes, Historical and Critical, to which is added, by way of Appendix, an essay on a reformed mode of spelling with Dr. Franklin's arguments on that subject. Reprint edition. Green cloth binding, gold decoration and titles, dark green leather spine. 410 pp. Facsimile of 1789 first edition, including Benjamin Franklin's notes. Dedicated to Benjamin Franklin. Light stain to corner of... more information

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$80.00
15) The Drum: Australian Character and Slang
Baker, Sidney J
 
Sydney: Currawong Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 1961. Sydney: Currawong, 1961. Second revised edition, first thus. 8vo. Cloth binding, 158 pp. The classic meditation on what it means to be an Australian followed by a colorful dictionary of slang. Wear to dust jacket extremities. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$22.00
16) Elementary Lessons in German, with lists of useful words and stem groups
Bierwirth, H. Conrad
 
New York: Henry Holt, 1928. No publication date 1928. 203 pp. Boards scuffed, spine faded, light silverfishing. A few marks on pages. Good condition.. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$15.00
17) An English-Persian Dictionary
Wollaston, Arthur N
 
New Delhi, India: Cosmo, 1985. Compiled from original sources. Originally published in 1842. Second Indian reprint. 8vo. 462 pp. Green cloth boards. Fading to spine and stripe on right side of front board. Corners bumped. Light foxing on endpapers. Pages foxed. Very good in cloth.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$60.00
18) Finding Our Tongues: Mothers, Infants & the Origins of Language
Falk, Dean
 
New York: Basic Books, 2009. New York: Basic Books, 2009. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 240 pp. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

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$32.00
19) Finding Our Tongues: Mothers, Infants & the Origins of Language
Falk, Dean
 
New York: Basic Books, 2009. New York: Basic Books, 2009. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 240 pp. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

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$32.00
20) First Greek Reader. Easy Selections Adapted from Xenophon and Thucydides and Introductory to The Anabasis of Xenophon with Notes and References to Both Hadley's and Goodwin's Grammars
Coy, Edward G
 
Andover: Warren F. Draper, 1885. Revised Edition. Cloth binding, 132 pp. followed by 7-page chronology of Greek history. Chocolate endpapers, gilt titles. Title loose. Light scuffing and edgewear. Occasional pencil mark. Good.. Revised Edition. Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$65.00
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