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CARMINA NORROENA. Rettet Tekst. Trykt som Manuskypt til brug ved Forelaesninger.
Kobenhavn (Copenhagen), Nielsen & Lydiche 1893, hb. Bound in mottled paper-covered boards with half buckram spine. 8vo, pp. 167. Boards show very light wear. "Mo. XXXIX" written on inside front board. No other markings. Very good condition.
¶ The text is in Danish and the title translates as: "Corrected text printed as a manuscript for use in lectures". Authorship of this edition is usually attributed to Theodor Wisen. Text is double-columned.
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Book number: 043747
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Norse legends

 
CHALDEE READING LESSONS: Consisting of the whole of the Biblical Chaldee with a Grammatical Praxis and Translation
London, Samuel Bagster and Sons ND (c. 1851), 1st edition, hb. Ill.: fold-out tables. Bound in original brown cloth embossed in blind. Small 8vo, pp. 140. "By the term 'Chaldee' is understood that Shemitic language in which a few portions of the Old Testament are written".
¶ Bookplate and rubber stamp to front pastedown. Previous owner's name and rubber stamp to front fre endpaper. Label "ghost" to front board. Contents clean and unmarked, if age-toned. Front hinge stressed but binding tight. Boards show edge-wear, rubbing and light soiling. A good copy of a scarce title.
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Book number: 036699
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Semitic Semite Hebrew Bible Old Testament

 
REFORM OF THE CHINESE WRITTEN LANGUAGE
Peking, China, Foreign Languages Press 1958, wrappers. A small stapled publication with printed stiff paper covers. Larger 12mo, pp. 70. The text is in English. Covers creased and a bit soiled. A bit of light penciling to text. A good plus copy.
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Book number: 042588
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: China

 
ANDRUSYSHEN, C. H. AND J. N. KRETT
UKRAINIAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Toronto, University of Toronto 1993, later printing, . Larger format soft cover book unmarked & in near fine condition. Thick 8vo, pp. xxix,1163. ISBN 0802064213
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Book number: 045017
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Ukraine Dictionary

 
CALDERON DE LA BARCA
COMEDIAS RELIGIOSAS, tomo I
Madrid, Espasa-Calpe 1953, wrappers. Text in Spanish. Coleccion Clasicos Castellanos No. 106. 8vo, pp. 230. Prologo y Edicion de Angel Valbuena Prat. Edgewear, light soiling to card covers, ink name; good.
¶ La Devocion de la Cruz. El Magico Prodigioso.
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Book number: 031780
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Drama Plays SpanishLit

 
CALDERON DE LA BARCA
DRAMAS DE HONOR, tomo I & tomo II
Madrid, Espasa-Calpe 1967; 1970, wrappers. Text in Spanish. Coleccion Clasicos Castellanos No. 141 & 142. 8vo, Edicion, prologo y notas de Angel Valbuena Briones. Minor wear & discoloration to spine & page edges, ink name; both vols. gd+
¶ Tomo I: A secreto agravio, secreta, venganza. Tomo II: El medico de su honra. El pintor de su deshonra.
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Book number: 031779
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Keywords: Drama Plays SpanishLit

 
BAZIN, RENE
LECTURES FRANCAISES Lecture Courante / Lecture Expliquee / "Il Etait Quatre Petits Enfants" / Cours Elementaire et Moyen
Tours, Maison Alfred Mame et fils ND (1923), hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 8vo, pp. viii, 312. Board edges a bit rubbed, quite light shelf wear overall. Contents unmarked. Binding tight. A very good copy.
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Book number: 039168
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1669]
Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: French language

 
BERESFORD, R. A. A.
A FIRST LATIN READER
London, Blackie & Son ND (1920s), hb. Ill.: frontispiece, b&w illusts. Bds. a bit scuffed & bumped, sl. soiled; else vg condition. Slim 12mo, pp. 110. Front free endpaper neatly removed; else text clean and tight. Special word-lists and general vocabulary at end of book.
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Book number: 032739
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 946]
Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Latin Rome

 
BIBIK, TEOFILA AND JERZY
A NEW PHONETIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Winnipeg, Published by the author 1978, 1st edition, . Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Larger format pb - covers sl. scuffed & edge-rubbed; else vg. 8vo, pp. viii, 48. A clever aid to help foreign-language students learn English by phonetics. Now out-of-print, and difficult to find a copy.
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Book number: 032123
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Language English Phonetics

 
BORROW, GEORGE
ROMANO LAVO-LIL Word-Book of the Romany or, English Gypsy Language
London, John Murray 1924, hb. Bound in full green calf with decorated gilt spine. 8vo, pp. viii, 274.
¶ With specimens of Gypsy poetry, and an account of certian gypsies or places inhabited by them, and of various things relating to Gypsy life in England. Spine sunned and board edges a bit worn. A few scuffs to leather. Former owner's bookplate. Contents clean and tight. A good plus copy.
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Book number: 038263
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Gypsy

 
O'BRIAN, M. A.
NEW RUSSIAN-ENGLISH AND ENGLISH-RUSSIAN DICTONARY (New Orthography)
New York City, The Language Library 1944, hb. Sl. shelf wear; else vg in torn, mod. worn, otherwise good dj. Thick 12mo, pp. 344, 365. A complete guide to accentuation, pronounciation and grammatical construction.
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Book number: 033934
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Keywords: Russia Foreign languages

 
CHAMBAUD, LEWIS
EXERCISES TO THE RULES AND CONSTRUCTION OF FRENCH SPEECH; Consisting of Passages extracted out of the best French authors
London, P. Vaillant et al 1799, 16th edition, hb. Bound in full period leather with tree calf design. Small 8vo, pp. xi, 271. This is the "sixteenth edition, revised and corrected, with great improvements, by M. Des Carrieres."
¶ On the front free endpaper, there is an inscription in a very elegant hand, dated August 18th, 1802. The names are partially indecipherable, but the location is noted as "Royal Academy". The front joint is just starting, but remains tight. The front board is slightly bowed. The pages are remarkably free of soiling or foxing, although in several places the printing has faded a bit (but is still perfectly legible). In all, the book is in quite good condition.
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Book number: 044899
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Primers Education French language Bindings

 
DWELL, EDWARD (COMPILER)
THE ILLUSTRATED GAELIC-ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Glasgow, Scotland, Gairm Publications 1988, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Slightest shelf wear; else vg/nf in sl. scuffed, chipped vg dj. Very thick 8vo, pp. xiv, 1034. "Containing every Gaelic word & meaning given in all previously published Dictionaries & a great number never in print before".
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Book number: 037484
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Language dictionary

 
EVANS, IFOR
THE USE OF ENGLISH
London, MacGibbon and Kee 1966, 2nd edition, hb. Vg+ in rubbed, soiled, good dj. 8vo, pp. 133. This volume will be uselful to those learning or perfecting their english.
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Book number: 026222
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Linguistics Education English language

 
HAUCH, EDWARD F
GERMAN IDIOM LIST Selected on the Basis of Frequency and Range of Occurrence
New York, MacMillan Company 1933, Reprint, Pb. Soiled paper covers, frayed at head & foot, creased, about g+. Large 8vo, xi, 98 pp. Contents clean. Publications of the American and Canadian Committees on Modern Languages, Volume Ten.
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Book number: 019554
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Keywords: German German Idioms

 
ARCHIPRESTE DE HITA
LIBRO DE BUEN AMOR, tomo II
Madrid, Espasa-Calpe 1970, wrappers. Text in Spanish. Coleccion Clasicos Castellanos No. 17. 8vo, pp. 340. Edicion, introduccion y notas de Julio Cejador y Frauca. Some discoloration to spine, edgewear, minor soiling to pg edges; gd+
¶ Volume II only.
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Book number: 031778
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Trotaconventos Volume II Santa Maria SpanishLit

 
HSUN, LU / PREPARED BY I-CHENG LIANG
THE NEW YEAR'S SACRIFICE [together with] A STUDENT'S COMPANION FOR THE NEW YEAR'S SACRIFICE
Princeton, NJ, Princeton University 1975, . Two "perfect-bound" soft covers showing light shelf wear. 8vo, pp. 76, 164. Reading material for the Chinese Linguistics Project. Contents are unmarked although page corners are a bit turned.
¶ The price is for the two volumes.
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Book number: 041768
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1948]
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Keywords: China Chinese

 
JONES, C. MEREDITH
SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRESENT STATE OF CANADIAN FRENCH
Quebec City, PQ, Culture 1960, . Academic offprint bound in stapled card covers: vg condition. pp. 357 to 379 Reprinted from "Culture" vol. XXI. Jones was a professor at the University of Manitoba.
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Book number: 033527
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Keywords: Quebecoise Quebec French Canadian Language

 
VARRO [MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO] WITH AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY ROLAND G. KENT
VARRO on the Latin Language / de Lingua Latina [Complete set]
Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press 1967 and 1977, hb. Uniformly bound in red cloth with gilt spine lettering. 12mo, Former owner's name in each, one corner bumped, else unmarked and in near fine condition. No dust wrappers.
¶ This is a title in the Loeb Classical Library, the two volumes being numbered 333 and 334. The text is in both the original Latin and its English translation. These are the original books, not some abominable print upon demand concoction.
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Book number: 043631
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Keywords: Classics Loeb Library Latin

 
LUCKYJ, GEORGE
ENGLISH FOR UKRAINIANS
Toronto, Thomas Allen, Limited ND, . Light shelf wear and a touch of soiling, else in g/vg condition. 4to, pp. iv, 262. Printed on newsprint-type stock, the pages now having age-toned a bit, but still perfectly readable. Former owner's name shown.
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Book number: 042218
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Keywords: Ukraine

 
MENCKEN, H. L
SUPPLEMENT II: THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE: AN INQUIRY INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH IN THE UNITED STATES
New York, Alfred A Knopf 1962, Book club, Hb. BOMC, corners bumped, sl soiling & wear to dj, g+/g+. 8vo, xiii, 890+ pp. The second supplementary volume, covering American spelling, pronunciation, vulgar, slang & common speech, & proper names.
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Book number: 013930
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Keywords: Americanism English Language Reference Linguistics English Lingustics American Linguistic

 
MENUT, ALBERT DOUGLAS AND DWIGHT INGERSOLL CHAPMAN (EDS.)
KNOCK ou Le Triomphe de la Medecine
New York City, The Century Co. 1927, hb. Sig. on ffep, very sl edgewear, else vg in chipped, torn, fr+ dj. 8vo, pp. xxiii,109. The Century Modern Language Series. With introduction, notes, and vocabulary. A play in French.
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Book number: 026969
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Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: French Drama Francais French language Theater

 
MUGGLESTONE, LYNDA (ED.)
THE OXFORD HISTORY OF ENGLISH
Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press 2006, hb. Near fine condition in like dust jacket. Royal 8vo, pp. xi, 485. Traces the language from its obscure Indo-European roots to its position as the world's first language. ISBN 9780190249312
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Book number: 044658
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2226]
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Keywords: Linguistics

 
MULLER, PROF. V. K.
ENGLISH-RUSSIAN DICTIONARY
Moscow, State Publishing House 1962, hb. Rear hinge cracking, bds. rubbed & bumped; else good condition. Thick 4to, pp. 1192 This is the "ninth stereotype edition", with 70,000 entries.
¶ Former owner's name and bookplate on front free endpaper. Text sl. age-darkened, but without markings.
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Book number: 031364
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1391]
Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Russia Language Dictionary

 
NUNN, H. P. V.
A SHORT SYNTAX OF NEW TESTAMENT GREEK
Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press 1949, hb. Small 8vo, pp. vii, 180. Light shelf wear, former owner's name, else clean, tight & in vg cond. in sl. torn, spine-sunned, lightly soiled, gd/gd+ dj.
¶ An introduction to how to read the New Testiment in it's original Greek, including elementary grammar and exercises from both Greek to English and English to Greek.
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Book number: 036752
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Languages
Keywords: Religion Language Greek Bible

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