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Beirut; (1974): Librairie Du Liban. Octavo. The first edition of this work was published in 1897. 602pp., bound in green cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. near fine in very good rubbed dust jacket printed in white.
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Progmatics of Natural Languages

by Bar-Hillel, Yehoshua (Editor)

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New York; (1971): Humanities Press. Octavo. 231pp., (3)pp., This work was compiled from essays written by attending participants after a symposium was held in Jerusalem under the auspices of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science. Eleven of the… Read more
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London: C. Clement, 1824. Octavo. no pagination. [240] pages. While in his day he was known as important books on the English countryside, his contribution to grammar in the early Nineteenth Century is significant. He is closer to the descriptivist approach than the proscriptive approach than his contemporaries. His aim was to reach not the social elite of England,… Read more
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London: For W. Strahan for J. & P. Knapton, T. & T. Longman, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, A. Millar, and R. & J. Dodsley, 1755. First Edition. Folio. Two Volumes. First issue reading of D7 (Bacon's Natural History and Milton's Paradise Lost ). Complete in two volumes, no pagination. Title pages in red and black, text… Read more
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Praha: Ceske Graficke Unie A S., 1924. 3/4 Leather Over Cloth Cover. A Very Good Copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 370p. Illustrations, portrais, fascsimiles. Czech Language. Known also for his studies on John Hus, he was the first great philologist of the Czech language. This edition deals with the history and key… Read more
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Annerch I Ieuengctyd Cymru: Yn IV Rhan: I. Grammadeg..II. Rhifyddeg..III. Naturioi Athronddysg..IV Seryddiaeth

by Thomas, J [John Thomas of Penffordd-wen, 1757-1855]

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1815
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Gwrecsam [Wrexham]: Argraphwyd Gan A. Tye, 1815. vii, 388p. Welsh Lanuage. John Thomas, Penfforddwen left his native Wales to serve as a customs officer in Liverpool where he became proficient in astronomy and published some small almanacks at the end of the 18th Century. The Welsh Biography notes he also had been a seaman and a schoolmaster. Very… Read more
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Giesme Apie Gedimina; Graziajam Jaunimeliui

by Sruoga, Bayls; Viktoras Petravicius

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Published
1952
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Near Fine
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Chicago: Terra, 1952. Orginal Wraps. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 32p. Lithuaian language. Beautifully illustrated by Viktoras Petravicius, the central figure of Lithuanian graphic art, with poetic telling of Gediminas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania (died, 1341). Small print run and now scarce.
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Auld Lang Syne

by Mueller, F.Max

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Published
1898
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Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Scribners, 1898. First Edition. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 325p. First Edition in original brown cloth with gilt lettering and top edges gilt with deckled edges. The master philologist and orientalist whose mastery of Indo-European languages and of Indian Philosophy both Hinduism and Buddhism brought the deepest understanding of those teachings… Read more
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Beyond Narrative Coherence

by Hyvarinen, Matti

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Amsterdam and Philadelphia (2010): Jon Benjamins Publishing Company. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 197 p. Index. "The purpose of this book is to suggest and nurture a kind of paradigmatic change within narrative studies.
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Muhit-Ul-muhit: An Arabic-Arabic Dictionary

by Butrus Al-Bustani

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Published
1979
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Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1979. Thick Quarto. 993 pp, text in Arabic with entries & derivatives printed in red for easy reference, Celebrating 35 years of international publishing, Librairie du Liban, 1944-1979.Bound in maroon simulated leather lettered in giltspine lettered and ruled in gilt, only very minor shelf wear to binding in very good dust jacket with small chip… Read more
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Die Semetischen Fremdworter Im Griechischen

by Lewy, Heinrich

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Published
1895
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Very Good
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Berlin: Gaertner, 1895. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 266p. index. Greek words and their relationship in the Near East. German text and a work that still will repay research for the serious scholar.
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New York: Mouton De Gruyter, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 332p. index, a few light pencil marks.
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A Egipciaca Santa Maria: Poema

by Sa De Miranda, Francisco (1485-1558)

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Published
1913
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Very Good
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Porto: Livraria Chardron De Lelo, 1913. Paper Wraps. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Portuguese Language. 228p. The author was Portuguese but spent much time in Italy where he wrote this classic poem. It was devoted to Saint Mary of Egypt (344?-421?). She left her home at age… Read more
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Thesaurus Literaturae Botanicae

by Pritzel G. A.

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Limited Edition
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(Maurizio Martino Publisher, Ct.; Nd.). Limited Edition. Quarto. Facimile of the 1872 edition limited to 150 copies. 576pp. Botanical Literature listed in original language. (French, German, English, Latin). Listing; A-Z by author, Addena A-Z, Anonyma et Periodica, last section, Thesauri Pars Systematica. and index auctoru. and index librorum anonymorum. Bound in blue cloth. spine lettering gilt. A… Read more
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Becoming Eloquent: Advances in the Emergence of Lanuage, Human Cognition, and Modern Cultures

by Francesco D'Errico; Jean Marie Hombert

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Philadelphia; (2009): John Benjamins Publishing Co. First Edition. Octavo. 389 p. Illustrations & Maps, some in color. The origin and evolution of language. Topics include Language and Archaeology; Language and Genes; Language Acquisition and Language Universals; Language and Animal Communication; Language Evolution and Computer Modeling. Bound paper covered boards accented in green, yellow and red, lettering black and white.… Read more
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Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

by Baker, Colin and Sylvia Prys Jones

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(Clevedon, UK; 1998): Multilingual Matters Ltd. First Edition. Thick Quarto. 758 pp. illustrated. This encyclopedia will raise awareness of language diversity, help reduce the prejudice and stereotyping that surrounds language minorities and inform about the beauty of bilingualism. Each topic presented is presented in a clear and understandable style,A fine copy bound in dark blue cloth, spine lettered… Read more
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Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English Grammar and Beyond

by Peters, Pam; Collins, Peter; Smith Adam

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Published
2009
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First Edition
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Amsterdam/Philadelphia; (2009): John Benjamins Publishing Co, 2009. First Edition. Large Octavo. This books brings together fresh corpus based research by international scholars contrasting southern and northern hemisphere usage on variable elements of morphology and syntax. Australian and New Zealand use of hypocoristics and changes in gendered expressions are also analyzed. A fine copy bound in pictorial glazed paper covered… Read more
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Markgrafler Druubel, Alemannische Gedichte

by Sattele, Paul

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Published
1925
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Verlag G. Braun, Karlsruhe, 1925. Krumm, Erwin. Octavo. 144p. illustrated with woodcuts by Erwin Krumm. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards lettered and decorated in black, spine lettering black. minor wear to spine ends, previous owner's gift inscription dated 1926. A very good copy of this nicely illustrated German poetry book.
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Bilingualism in Develoment; Language, Literacy and Cognition

by Bialystok, Ellen

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Published
2001
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288p. index; bibliographic references,
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Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1989. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 256p. index.
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$35.00