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The Survival of English: Essays in Criticism of Language
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The Survival of English: Essays in Criticism of Language

By Robinson, Ian

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,. Hardback. 247pp. Includes chapters on Religious English, the language of love, anarchy and criticism, the vulgarization of The Times. Green boards with gilt titles to spine are very clean and neat. Dust wrapper is a little rubbed. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. 1973.

$11.83

An Introduction to New Testament Greek: A Quick Course in the Reading of  Koine Greek
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An Introduction to New Testament Greek: A Quick Course in the Reading of Koine Greek

By Beetham, Frank

Bristol: Bristol Classical Press,. 374pp. Intended for everyone from absolute beginners to those with more experience of the language. Paperback. Rubbed to edges and well thumbed but sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1993.

$13.14

Nation, Empire, Decline: Studies in Rhetorical Continuity from the Romans  to the Modern Era
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Nation, Empire, Decline: Studies in Rhetorical Continuity from the Romans to the Modern Era

By Shumate, Nancy

London: Duckworth,. Paperback. 191pp. Classical Inter/Faces series. Of interest to those studying nineteenth century and early twentieth century philosophy, theatre, literature, history, art or cultural theory. New, unread copy. New . Paperback. 2007.

$10.51

Scots Saws From the Folk-Wisdom of Scotland

By Murison, David

Edinburgh: James Thin / The Mercat Press,. Hardback. 92pp. Delightful book of Scots' proverbs which contain all the wit, folk wisdom and inherent contradictions you would expect. A-Z compendium plus highly readable introduction, a note on informal expressions of greeting, and a short collection of English sayings with their equivalent in Scots. Dust wrapper is very lightly sunned to edges and has a few finger marks to orange areas. Very slightly bumped to top of spine. Dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. Near fine copy in very good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1981.

$9.20

Henryson

By Henryson, Robert selected by Hugh MacDiarmid

Harmondsworth. Paperback. 89pp. Part of the Poet to Poet series. Selection of the fourteenth century Middle Scots poet made by MacDiarmid who writes in both Scots and English. Each poem has a glossary of the dialect words to the foot of the page. Some pen annotation to prelims and to margins of text. Lightly browned internally. Light edge wear. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1973.

$2.63