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American Tramp and Underworld Slang.... by Edited by Godfrey Irwin, with a Terminal Essay by Eric Partridge

by Edited by Godfrey Irwin, with a Terminal Essay by Eric Partridge

American Tramp and Underworld Slang.... by Edited by Godfrey Irwin, with a Terminal Essay by Eric Partridge

American Tramp and Underworld Slang....

by Edited by Godfrey Irwin, with a Terminal Essay by Eric Partridge

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New York: Sears Publishing Co. No Date ( dated December 1930 at end of 1st essay). Title continues: "words and phrases used by hoboes, tramps, migratory workers and those on the fringes of society, with their uses and origins with a number of tramp songs". 264 pages. "Songs of Jungles and Drag" (without music): p. 199-252. Very Good, no jacket, red cloth worn at spine ends with 1/4" loss, corners rubbed, spine dulled, interior clean, tight and unmarked. SCARCE. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Metodo Pratico e Progressivo per l'Insegnamento della Lingua Italiana Applicabile ad Altre...
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Metodo Pratico e Progressivo per l'Insegnamento della Lingua Italiana Applicabile ad Altre Lingue con Proposta di una Poliantea Universale Figurata

by Fecia, Agostino

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Biella, Italy: Ignazio Fecia Libraio-Editore, 1839. Hardcover. Good+. Later Printing, with a copyright notice stating 1826; folio, half-leather binding, not original but old today, with marbled boards; good+ (boards rubbed, worn, scratched, and scarred; edges worn, often to boards; spine worn and scarred; spine ends bumped and worn; corners bumped and worn to boards; waterstains to bottom of first thirty and last fifty pages along bound edge; broken at title page; foxing light to moderate throughout, including plates; short tear to bottom of Plate 18; pages toned; eps stained); 202pp incl. index + errata on last page. An instructional dictionary and grammar of Italian, marvelously illustrated with twenty-six lithographic plates (two images per plate) which illustrate the words; for example, one is of a barnyard which names all the animals and another of a kitchen with the utensils named; author Fecia was an abbott, teacher, author, and founder of newspapers and schools, and if this book is any… Read More
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Basilii Fabri Sorani Thesaurus eruditionis scholasticae, omnium usui et disciplinis omnibus...
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Frankfurt , Leipzig (Francofurti, Lipsiae), In taberna libraria Ioh. Frid. Gleditsch, 1749. Folio. 2 parts in 1: (X) p.; 1792;1308 columns; (198 index) p. Vellum 39.5 cm (Ref: Brunet 2,2/1146; Ebert 7243: the best edition; Graesse 2,540; Spoelder p. 618/19: Kampen 2) (Details: Back ruled gilt. Red morocco shield in the 'second compartment'. Board with gilt borders, and the gilt coat of arms of Kampen. Woodcut of Pegasus on the title. Printed in 2 columns. At the one finds a 198 p. 'Index germanico-latinus rerum, vocabulorum, phrasium, descriptionum & locutionum proverbialium') (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled, and age-toned. Folds in the half title and front flyleaf. Paper foxed and yellowing. Some faint waterstains) (Note: The German schoolmaster and lexicologist Basilius Faber, born ca. 1520 in Sorau, nowadays Polish Zary, was 'einer der bedeutensten Schulmänner des 16. Jahrhunderts'. He produced a 'Thesaurus' which long survived him. He died in 1576. (ADB… Read More
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LEXIKON DÔRIKON HELLÊNORRÔMAIKON, hoc est Dictionarium doricum graecolatinum,...
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Frankfurt, Ex Officina Paltheniana sumtibus heredum Petri Fischeri, 1603. 8vo. 276 unnumbered leaves. 18th century red morocco. 19.5 cm (Ref: VD17 12:129968D; Brunet 4,833; Ebert 17828; Graesse 5,421) (Details: Back elaborately gilt with floral motives in the compartments, and with 5 raised bands. Boards with an elaborate wide gilt floral border. Inside gilt dentelles. Edges of the boards and of the book gilt. Marbled endpapers. Woodcut printer's mark on title, depicting a winged stag that jumps over an hourglass, on its back a man, who holds in his left hand a coiling serpent, and in his right a sickel, and above their head the word 'tempus'. Greek and Latin text printed in double column) (Condition: The back is restored in a most tasteful and skillful way, hardly visible for the naked eye. Some scratches on the boards, a bigger one on the upper board. 2 small wormholes in the lower margin of the first 75 leaves. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Partly with browning paper, else a very… Read More
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和漢音釋書言字考節用集 / Wakan onshaku shogenjikō setsuyōshū.
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和漢音釋書言字考節用集 / Wakan onshaku shogenjikō setsuyōshū.

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1766 Japanese Chinese Dictionary Wakan Onshake Shogenjiko Setsuyoshu JAPAN
A rare, 18th century woodblock print dictionary bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" binding)" style (Keio). Setsuyoshu was a true Japanese language dictionary and entered vocabulary current during its prime in the muromachi period. Each entry gives the kanji (Chinese characters), Japanese pronunciation in katakana on the right, and occasionally adds etymologies and comments on the bottom.

This rare, 1766 dictionary is an early inui (乾) edition which are usually printed in movable type and have more entries and corrections and is comprised of 10 volumes!

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和漢音釋書言字考節用集 /
Wakan onshaku shogenjikō setsuyōshū.
Japan: Meiwa 3 [1766]

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A Vocabulary or Collection of Words and Phrases Which Have Been Supposed to be Peculiar to the...
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A Vocabulary or Collection of Words and Phrases Which Have Been Supposed to be Peculiar to the United States of America

by John Pickering

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Boston: Cummings and Hilliard, 1816. Very Good. A Vocabulary, or Collection of Words and Phrases Which Have Been Supposed to be Peculiar to the United States of America First edition of this first book of Americanisms Bound in full early calf, rebacked, gilt Hinges cracked, some small chips and wear to edges and corners, title with small red ink near upper margin, two leaves each with one small marginal chip, contents quite clean overall with few flaws, Very Good overall [Sabin 62638] Provenance: From the collection of Robert Easton Robert Easton (1930 â€" 2011) was an American radio, film, and television actor whose career spanned more than 60 years His mastery of English dialect earned him the title of "The Man of a Thousand Voices" For decades, he was a leading Hollywood dialogue and accent coach (from Wikipedia) .
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DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

by Joseph E. Worcester

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Boston: Hickling Swan and Brewer, 1860. Hardcover. Very Good. lxviii+ 1786 pages. 9 x 12 in. Numerous small illustrations. Black half calf binding on spine and corners, pebbled brown cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine, five raised bands, faded marbled edge of text block, marbled end papers. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: Wear to spine esp. cover edge, wear and some light soiling to covers esp. bottom corners, a couple of scratches. Edge of text block faded, lightly darkened on top. Marbled end papers very brilliant, title page shows soling and some repair as do first three pages, pages of text clean, binding tight.
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Grammatica Syriaca
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Grammatica Syriaca

by MICHAELIS,Ioannis Davidis

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Quarto, contemporary quarter continental calf and boards, pp.viii + 299, folding table, printers woodcut to title page, woodcut on page 1, Latin with Syriac type throughout in the text, contemporary ownership in ink on front blank ex libris Bonaventura Guillaume, discreet small oval library stamp on recto of title, the colophon on the final leaf reads: Goettingae, Fr. Andr. Rosenbusch, Acad. Typogaphi, a fine copy.
For a history of Syriac typography see: Dr J.E.Coakley: The Typography of Syriac: A Historical Catalogue of Printing Types, 1537–1958

FIRST EDITION printed at the expense of the Hallesches Waisenhaus (Halle orphanage), which was also an educational institution. Michaelis [1717-1791] was a German theologian and orientalist at Halle. He is regarded as the founder of Syriac philology. This elegant grammar includes Alphabetum vulgare, Mutata literarum, Vocalibus, Ribui, consonants, abjunctives, particples, verbs, plurals, paradigma nominum, suffixes, syntax, etc.
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AMMÔNIOU peri Homoiôn kai Diaphorôn lekseôn. De adfinium vocabulorum...
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Leiden (Lugduno Batavorum), Apud Johannem Luzac, 1739. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: (VIII),XXXI,(3),264; (VIII),249,(15 index),(2 blank) p. Vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,125; Brunet 1,239; Ebert 536; Graesse 1,105) (Details: Six thongs laced through the joints. Both titles printed in red & black. Engraved printer's mark on title, designed by F. v. Bleyswyck, depicting a ship heading for Scylla and Charybdis; its motto: 'nec dextrorsum, nec sinistrorsum', or 'Neither to the right nor to the left', referring to Deuteronomium ch. V,32/33: 'Custodite igitur et facite quae praecepit Dominus Deus vobis: non declinabitis neque ad dexteram, neque ad sinistram: sed per viam, quam praecepit Dominus Deus vester, ambulabitis, ut vivatis, et bene sit vobis, et protelentur dies in terra possesionis vestrae') (Condition: Vellum age-tanned and slightly soiled. Small name on the title. Old ink inscription on the front flyleaf. Front hinge cracking, but strong; paper of pastedowns cracking)… Read More
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De Lingua Othomitorum Dissertatio; auctore Emmanuele Naxera, Mexicano, Academiae Litterariae...
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De Lingua Othomitorum Dissertatio; auctore Emmanuele Naxera, Mexicano, Academiae Litterariae Zacatecarum Socio [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XII]

by Nájera, Manuel de San Juan Crisóstomo

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Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. Near Fine. [1], 250-296 p.: tables; 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. "Communicated to the American Philosophical Society, 6th March 1835." Includes Errata on p. 296. Father Najera (1803-1853) was a linguist who was in exile in Philadelphia from his native Mexico in the 1830s when he presented his important study of the Otomi language. the study was first published separately in 1835, prior to its appearance in the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. In Near Fine Condition: disbound from a larger volume; clean and bright.
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The Royal Standard English Dictionary.
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The Royal Standard English Dictionary.

by Perry, William

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Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomss, 1796. Hardcover. Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. 596pp. Full calf, leather spine label. Fourth Worcester Edition. Edges rubbed, label chipped though mostly readable, joints cracked, no endpapers, some signatures slightly protruding, contents tanned, partial clippings pasted to pastedowns.
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Diccionario etimológico Vasco VII (7)
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Diccionario etimológico Vasco VII (7): Kopa - Orloi

by Agud, Manuel & Tovar, Antonio

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Good condition, some marks and wear (see images), warping slightly but no water damage, it may simply have been stored unevenly for a while.This title is listed in libraries as ISBN 9788479071790, the books states 847907180-X but that seems to relate to a different book entirely.
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Learn Lao : a simple guide to practical spoken Lao for English-speakers

Learn Lao : a simple guide to practical spoken Lao for English-speakers

by Mike Callaghan

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Vientiane, Lao PDR: Mike Callaghan, February 1999. Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. x + 238 pages.
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Lao for Beginners: An Introduction to the Written and Spoken Language of Laos

Lao for Beginners: An Introduction to the Written and Spoken Language of Laos

by Tatsuo Hoshino; Russell Marcus

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Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1989. Trade Paperback. Fifth printing, 1997.Very Good. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Text block pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light reading wear to corners. Not from a library. 209 pages.
An effective and concise self-study Lao language book. Lao for Beginners is for the person who is beginning to learn Lao. It is an incredibly useful introduction to spoken Lao for tourists, businesspeople or students. Lao for Beginners is primarily a workbook full of exercises to help beginners practice and acquire the ability to communicate with Lao people in spoken Lao. It is not a phrase book to scratch the surface of the Lao language. The book has been tested in classrooms and by individuals who have used it successfully to learn Lao. This beginning Lao text was designed for people who want to learn how to speak Lao fast. The book mainly teaches speaking Lao although there is a section which teaches reading Lao. The… Read More
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A Lao Grammar for Language Learners

A Lao Grammar for Language Learners

by Pamela Sue Wright

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Bangkok: TU-SIL-LRDP, Thammasat University, 1996. Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Reading and shelf wear to covers. Not from a library. viii + 95 pages. Published initially as a volume of the Thammasat University Journal of Language and Linguistics.
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Learning Lao for Everybody

Learning Lao for Everybody

by Klaus Werner

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Vientiane, Lao PDR: State Printing Enterprise, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean with sun fading to front cover and spine. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. 176 pages.
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The Marine Encyclopaedic Dictionary
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The Marine Encyclopaedic Dictionary

by Sullivan, Eric

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Valletta, Malta: Gulf Publishing, 1980. First edition. Hard cover. Published Valletta, Malta: Gulf Publishing, 1980, first printing, with errata slip laid in.. 8vo., vii+499pp. Slight wear to lower corner, else near fine.. 1st. Hard. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo.
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LINGUISTIC STUDIES PRESENTED TO ANDRE MARTINET (3 Vols.)

LINGUISTIC STUDIES PRESENTED TO ANDRE MARTINET (3 Vols.)

by Julliand, Alphonse, ed

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London: William Clowes and Sons, 1967. Library Buckram. As New Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 590 pp. v.I; 518 pp. v.II; 356 pp. v.III. Text in English and French, one article in Russian. Successive years (1967-1969) of the linguistic journal "Word," in honor of the work of the influential French Saussurian of the early-mid 20th century.
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Nugents Pocket- Dictionary of the English and French Language
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London: E H Wells Undated but most likely from the late 1800s (1870-1890 based on endpapers.) 572 pages gilt bordered all around. Gilt is still bright. Front cover, end page, title page and page 1 are detached (but present.) Page 1 has a several tears. Pages are surprisingly bright white with foxing not noted until page 567. Foxing also present on title page. Worn black leather cover with bright gilt titles on front and cover. Cover is chipped at bottom spine. 2.5 inches by slightly more than 3.5 inches. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary. Second Edition
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary. Second Edition

by Random House Inc

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NY: Random House, 1993. Second Edition, thumb indexed. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Random House, 1993. Thick folio, 9 1/2" x 12 1/2", xxxix+2478pp., plus 32pp. of full color maps, illustrated throughout with b/w reproductions. Grey cloth with silver titles. Fine, crisp in fine dust jacket. . Hard. Fine/Fine. Folio.
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English-French French-English Midget Series Dictionary

English-French French-English Midget Series Dictionary

by Burgess & Bowes Ltd [Editor]

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A very good+ red cloth bound softcover, completely revised and corrected.25.000 Words with Dialogues, ets. Containing Automobile Terms, Dialogues, Geographical and Christian Names, Photographic Terms, Etc.
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