Ariel Books: Language
found: 22 books

 
Ko e Uluaki Tohi Laukonga
Auckland, New Zealand, Leightons. 1943, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Tongan language primer. Thin card wraps stapled, 16 pages. Toned to edges, drip mark to front, a chipped at spine ends, internally clean. Very Good.
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Book number: 15710
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2153]

 
S A (SISTER MARY JOSEPH AUBERT)
New and Complete Manual of Maori Conversation: Containing Phrases and Dialogues on A Variety of Useful and Interesting Topics, Together with A Few General Rules of Grammar and a Comprehensive Vocabulary
Wellington, New Zealand, Lyon & Blair. 1885, First Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Rare variant Blue cloth binding commonly purple of tan cloth. Blue cloth with Red title (faded with the odd small mark) 197 pages a bit loose with some atmospheric toning, mostly nice copy. Good.
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Book number: 14985
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 129 | £UK 115.75 | JP¥ 15611]

 
BARTLETT, JOHN
Familiar Quotations : Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passage and Phrases in Common Use
London, United Kingdom, George Routledge & Sons. 1890, Re-Issue. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Authors Edition. Not Dated (c1890) Elaborate Victorian bindings in Purple cloth bds with Black embossed Title and borders, bright Gilt spine title and decoration, mostly fresh though spine head and mid spine have some chips to cloth, Blue decorated eps, pp viii 542, interior is tight and incredibly bright, not inscribed. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10293
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3768]

 
CAPELL, A
A New Fijian Dictionary
Glasgow, United Kingdom, Wilson Guthrie. 1957, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Tan bds, bds have some marks, pp 464 with two fold puts to rear, name inside front, odd tick to margin of text, gutter split to paper at rear ep, mull in tact. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15608
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]

 
CHURCHWARD, C MAXWELL
A New Fijian Grammar
Fiji, Fijian Government. 1941, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Tan bds with bright title (unworn) 94 pages, bright and crisp as new. Only faults are gift inscription to front pastdown and slight mark to rear bd. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15201
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2153]

 
CHURCHWARD, C MAXWELL
A New Fijian Grammar
Fiji, Fijian Government. 1941, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Tan bds with bright title (some marks) 94 pages, a little spotted to ends, some pencil marginalia to rear index, odd small mark internally. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15607
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]

 
CHURCHWARD, C MAXWELL
Tongan Dictionary
London, Oxford University Press. 1959, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Teal cloth, unworn, 836 pages. Bright and crisp as new, only fault is name to front pastedown. DJ toned and rubbed to edges. Overweight. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15204
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.75 | £UK 96 | JP¥ 12919]

 
COLLINS, B
Tonga Grammar
London, Longmans. 1962, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blue card wraps, pp x 182, Faded to edges and name inside front o/w nice crisp copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 15378
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20.75 | JP¥ 2799]

 
CORCORAN, PAUL
Political Language and Rhetoric
Australia, University of Queensland. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0292764588) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Australian based university lecturer, bridging the gap between scholarly linguistic theory and todays' issues of general, social, political and educational importance. CONDITION Yellow bds with black title, unworn, Orange eps, inscribed, pp 216+, tight and unread, original yellow wrapper is unworn. An excellent copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7501
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]
Keywords: Language Languages Political Aspects Science Terminology Arts Disciplines Linguistics Reference 0292764588

 
CORNE, CHRIS; & PAWLEY, ANDREW (EDS)
Le coq et le Cagou : Essays on French & Pacific Languages in Honour of Jim Hollyman Te Reo Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand Volume 29 1986
Auckland, New Zealand, Linguistic Society of NZ. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0959760318) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Jim Hollyman was formerly Professor of French at the University of Auckland. This included a short biography of him and a bibliography, as well as monographs on the languages of New Caledonia, Fijian, Maori spelling, French creole and other articles. CONDITION Thin card wraps, 317 pages, crisp and unread with faded spine, and edge toning. Fine.
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Book number: 15304
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2153]
Keywords: 0959760318

 
DAVIES, E P
How to Write for the Press : Affording comprehensive instructions for reporting all kinds of Events
London, United Kingdom, Guilbert Pitman. 1910, First Edition. Card Covers, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Covers reporting on anything imaginable including accidents, shipwrecks, religion, sports, social functions etc. Stiff Paper wraps with pastedown title label to front (clean with sl chipping to title edges) pp vii 178 plus catalogue to rear, printed on art paper, bright and clean not inscribed. An excellent copy. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9074
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5383]

 
FOX, G E
Dictionary of the Nggela Language (Solomons)
Auckland, New Zealand, Unity Press. 1955, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Nggela Islands, also known as the Florida Islands, are a small island group in the Central Province of the Solomon Islands and lies immediately north of the more famous island of Guadalcanal. CONDITION Red cloth is bright and unworn, 271 pages are bright and crisp. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13722
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]

 
FRANKLIN, K J & JOICE; KIRAPEASI, YAPUA
A Kewa Dictionary with Supplementary Grammatical and Anthropological Materials : Pacific Linguistics Series C No 53
Australia, Australian National University Press. 1978, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Language from the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Blue bds with crisp incised gilt titled (bright and unworn) pp xi 514 plus publishers cat at rear, map to front and illus through text. DJ unworn. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15377
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.25 | £UK 100 | JP¥ 13457]

 
GIBSON, ALEXANDER CRAIG
The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and some Districts adjacent, being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialect of the West Border Counties
London, John Russell Smith. 1869, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Purple blind embossed bds with bright gilt spine title, insect damage causing a couple of small nicks to inside edge o/w unworn, pp viii 232. Copy is very bright and crisp with odd dust spot. Very Good.
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Book number: 15519
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 52 | JP¥ 6998]

 
LUZBETAK, LOUIS J
Middle Wahgi Phonology and Standardization of Orthographies in the New Guinea Highlands
Sydney, Australia, University of Sydney. 1956, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Card wraps, 48 pages. Original taped spine has been re-taped. Cover a little toned o/w a very nice copy. Good.
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Book number: 15627
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3768]

 
A PAKEHA MAORI (F.E.MANING)
Korero Maori : First Lessons in Maori Conversation
Wanganui, New Zealand, A D Willis. 1920, Re-Issue. Card Covers, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 9th Ed. Maori phrase book. Not Dated [1920 NZNB K460] Grey card wraps, 43 pages. Clean copy with split to bottom quarter. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 15403
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]
Keywords: Maori Language

 
A PAKEHA MAORI (F.E.MANING)
Korero Maori : First Lessons in Maori Conversation
Wanganui, New Zealand, A D Willis. 1915, Re-Issue. Card Covers, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 8th Ed. Maori phrase book. Not Dated [1915 NZNB K459] Grey card wraps, Grey card wraps, 40 pages. Toned with some finger marks, chipped to spine ends, crisp copy. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 15699
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 52 | JP¥ 6998]
Keywords: Maori Language

 
MEAD, SIDNEY M
We Speak Maori : First Lessons in the Maori Language
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1959, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Lessons in the Maori Language based on six lessons which provide reading material, vocabulary building, sentence study and practice, translation practice, spelling and dictation practice. CONDITION Stapled card wraps (unworn slight toning) 64 pages with illus, unused with name inside front. Very Good.
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Book number: 15287
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2691]

 
NICHOL, JOHN
English Composition : Literature Primer
London, United Kingdom, MacMillan & Co. 1893, Re-Issue. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 9th reprint by the Professor of English Language and Literature, Glasgow University. Covers the use of language, punctuation, verse writing etc. Red cloth boards with black titles and sunned spine. Some page browning and minor foxing to endpapers. pp 128. Otherwise a very tight book with clean bright text. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6480
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2153]
Keywords: Grammar, Punctuation, Words, Brevity, Versification, Composition

 
MAUNSELL; REV. ROBERT
Grammar of the New Zealand Language
Auckland, New Zealand, Upton & Co. 1894, 4th Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Originally issued in 4 parts 1842, and 1862 in book form. This was one of the first books to compare and explain the language of the Maori race, and the different tribal dialects, for English readers. The Author was a Missionary and later the Archdeacon of Auckland who was recognized as the eminent Maori Scholar of his time. CONDITION Grey heavy card bds, clean and unworn, pp xvi 162 plus publishers list to rear. Copy is bright and clean, front ep has been neatly remover, light toning to ends. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14843
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4306]

 
WILLIAMS, HERBERT
A Dictionary of the Maori Language
Wellington, New Zealand, Government Printer. 1957, 6th Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st ed was originally published by Rev William Williams in Pahia 1844, this 6th ed is revised and augmented under the auspices of the Polynesian Society, and scientific names are given for exact reference. CONDITION Red cloth with bright Gilt title (clean with slightest shelf wear to bottom edge, cnrs sharp) pp xxii 499 (5) appendix. Copy is bright and crisp with light foxed eps, name inside front. DJ has tears with loss to front. Overweight #Maori#. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 13652
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4306]

 
WILLIAMS, LEN; BARRACK, BRUCE (COMPILERS)
Lessons English Language for Maori Schools
Wellington, New Zealand, Geo Didsbury Govt Printer. 1875, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Written by Archdeacon William Leonard Williams 3rd Bishop of Waiapu and noted as the most learned scholar in Maori culture. Pt 2 sections VI-XVI (1st part published 1873). CONDITION Salmon papered bds with cloth spine, clean with ‘duplicate’ written top front cloth split along spine, 71 pages nice and clean internally, ‘duplicate’ written at top of title page with stamp and inscription bleached out. Loose due to wear of spine cloth otherwise a very nice copy of a rare item. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14992
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]

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