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Word Mysteries and Histories. From Quiche to Humble Pie
Boston 1986 Houghton Mifflin. 9 1/4 inch cloth HB. 308 p. With 34 illustrations by Barry Moser. By the editors of The American Heritage Dictionaries. jacket has price sticker on lower back and is lightly rubbed. Fine in VG jacket n
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Book number: 3456
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1659]
Catalogue: Language

 
ADAMS, F.G. (ADAMZ)
Biographies of the Presidents of the United States
1856 Cincinnatti, (1854) Longley Brothers Phonetic Publishers. 12mo Blue stamped, gilt decor cloth. 219 pp. plus ads. 'Biografiz ov Prezidents ov Yunited Stats'. Printed in phonetic alphabet. Bios of first 14 presidents with engraved portrait of each. Corners frayed. Foxed. Spine darkened, covers dull. n
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Book number: 189
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3870]
Catalogue: Language

 
HAIGH, E.A.R.
The Creative Word
London 1962 Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 8 inch gold-stamped cloth HB. 103 p. .. one of the factors of our former national greatness; now we are neglecting our language, and simultaneously losing our greatness.owner's name tiny on front ep., cover corners barely bumped, otherwise clean, bright and tight as new. Fine in Fine jacket n
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Book number: 200245
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2212]
Catalogue: Language

 
JACOBS, NOAH JONATHAN
Naming Day In Eden : The Creation and Recreation of Language
New York 1958 Macmillan. First printing. 8 1/2 inch cloth HB. 159 p. ...a light souffle of such normally solid ingredients as etymology, ethology, anthropology, philology, psychology, mythology, philosophy, history, grammar and phonetics.owner's name in fine ink on front ep., cover corners lightly bumped, jacket has toning around the edges, otherwise book looks unread: clean, bright and tight. VG+ in VG jacket n
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Book number: 200247
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1990]
Catalogue: Language

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