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Discoveries in Hebrew, Gaelic, Gothic, Anglo-Saxon, Latin, Basque and Other Caucasic Languages: Showing Fundamental Kinship of the Aryan Tongues and of Basque with the Semitic Tongues (Signed)

By DRAKE, Allison Emery

Denver: Herrick Book, 1907. Bound in 1/4 brown leather over green cloth, stamped in gold. Four raised bands on spine. This copy is inscribed to a professor at the top of the title page. 402 pp. Quite scarce, especially signed. There is rubbing to the leather extremes of the book. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$475.00

On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer (6 Volumes)

By Ellis, Alexander J.

NY: Haskell House Publishers Inc.,U.S., 1969. Bound in turquoise cloth, stamped in gold. All six volumes (complete) in "as new" condition. The books were originally published 100 years earlier (1869-1870). A quality production. Scarce in all six volumes and in this protected condition. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$325.00

Old English Glosses in the Epinal-Erfurt Glossary (Oxford Reprints) (Latin and English Edition)

By PHEIFER, J.D., Ed

U.S.A.: Oxford University Press Reprints distributed by Sa, 1974. Bound in dark grey cloth with copper gilt lettering to spine. Dustwrapper shows clip to lower front fold and slight wear to extremes. 166 pgs.. Frist Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$24.00

On Human Communication; A Review, A Survey, and A Criticism

By CHERRY, Colin

Technology Press of Massachusetts/John Wiley & Sons, 1959. Second printing; Previous owners name penned on ffep.; 333pp.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$25.00

Livy, Book 1

By SEELEY, J.R

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1881. Bound in red boards with gold stamping. Ex-university library but uncirculated with few marks. Fading from age at top of cover and along spine. Prev. owner signature inside book cover. Sturdy copy. 197 pp.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$20.00

Middle English Survey

By VASTA, Edward

Notre Dame, In., U.S.A.: Unviersity of Notre Dame Press, 1968. Price-clipped. General wear to jacket. Bound in brown and black boards with gold stamping. Analyzes Middle English in fifteen essays. 336 pp.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.00

The Treasure of Our Tongue

By BARNETT, Lincoln

NY: Knopf, 1964. Tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket of this book on the story of the English language. 304 pp. + index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Understanding Maya Inscriptions: A Hieroglyph Handbook w/Supplement

By Harris, John F.;Stearns, Stephen K.;University of Pennsylvania University Museum of Archaeology and Anthro

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Univ Museum Pubns, 1992. Tight, clean, unread copy of the first edition of this book on understanding Mayan. 143 pp. + Appendices. Included in the price is the 28 page matching supplement that was published in 1993. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Homophones and Homographs: An American Dictionary (Signed)

By Hobbs, James B

Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1986. Bound in green cloth, stamped in gold. Inscribed to a former student by the author. 264 pp. Tight, clean copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$55.00

Quaint Idioms and Expressions of the Pennsylvania Germans

By AURAND JR., Ammon Monroe

Lancaster, Pa.: The Aurand Press 32 page pamphlet bound in light blue wraps.. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. VG+/No Jacket. Pamphlet.

$12.00

The Soldiers' English and French Conversion Book

By GALLICHAN, Walter M.; Ed

Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1917. Small 32mo. bound in stiff green wraps; World War I reference pocket book "For the Man Going to the Front"; spine shows wear to bottom; 128pp. . Reprint. Soft Cover. VG Only/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

$19.00

When is a Pig a Hog?: A Guide to Confoundingly Related English Words
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When is a Pig a Hog?: A Guide to Confoundingly Related English Words

By RANDALL, Bernice

New York: Galahad Books, 1997. First Galahad edition; 328pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.00

Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable
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Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable

By (no author)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Contemporary slogans and slang, idioms and catch phrases, acronyms and allusions; new and updated version; originally published in 1870; remainder mark on bottom edge; 662pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$16.00

Bearing the Word: Language and Female Experience in 19th Century Women's Writing
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Bearing the Word: Language and Female Experience in 19th Century Women's Writing

By HOMANS, Margaret

Chicago: The University Of Chicago Press, 1986. A tight, clean copy of this noteworthy book on women writers of the 19th Century; 326pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.

$40.00

Boyd Shorthand Dictionary

By BOYD, Robert

Chicago: Boyd Press, 1914. Bound in tan buckram, sans DW; pencil marginalia; slight insect damage to ffep.; 91pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket.

$14.00

Boyd Shorthand Instructor

By BOYD, Robert

Chicago: Boyd Press, 1912. Bound in red buckram, sans DW; pencil marginalia and notes; 94pp.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$35.00

Burgess Unabridged: A New Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed
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Burgess Unabridged: A New Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed

By BURGESS, Gelett

New York: Walker & Co., 1986. First published in 1914, the classic dictionary of invented words; foreword by Paul Dickson; black & white illustrations; 120pp.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by ROTH, Herb.

$14.00

A Glossary of Eldarin Tongues

By ALLAN, James D

Ontario: Eldarin Glossary, 1972. Bound in light blue wraps, printed in black. Coffee mug stain to front panel. Interior pages are VG. Incredibly scarce book on the language used by Tolkien. 51 pp. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good Only/No Jacket.

$295.00