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1 Barnett, Lincoln The Treasure of Our Tongue
London Secker & Warburg 1966 First Edition hardcover Light foxing to front edge, VG in a good+, price-clipped Dust Jacket with color fading. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR dated December, 1977 

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2 Barnett, Lincoln The Treasure of Our Tongue
NY Knopf 1964 First Edition hardcover Fine in a good - VG Dust Jacket missing some small chips 
"The Story of English from Its Obscure Beginnings to Its Present Eminence as the Most Widely Spoken Language on Earth" 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Bloomfield, Leonard Language History from Language (1933 Edition)
NY Holt, Rinehart 1965 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, VG in pictorial wraps. Some lines highlighted in yellow 
Edited by Harry Hoijer 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language, Bragg, Melvyn
4 Bragg, Melvyn The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
New York Arcade Publishing 2004 1559707844 / 9781559707848 Second Printing paperback Fine trade paperback 

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Search for the Perfect Language: The Makings of Europe, Eco, Umberto
5 Eco, Umberto The Search for the Perfect Language: The Makings of Europe
Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishers 1997 Reprint, First as such paperback Near fine in pictorial wraps 

Price: 15.00 USD
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More About Words, Ernst, Margaret S.
6 Ernst, Margaret S. More About Words
NY Knopf 1951 First Edition hardcover Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket 
Sketches by W. A. Dwiggins 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Farb, Peter Word Play: What Happens When People Talk
NY Knopf 1974 First Edition hardcover 2nd printing. Fine in a fine Dust Jacket 

Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Fromkin, Victoria & Rodman, Robert An Introduction to Language
NY Harcourt 1993 Fourth Edition paperback Trade paperback, VG+ in color pictorial wraps. No underlining of text 

Price: 14.00 USD
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9 Funk, Wilfred, Litt.D. Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories
NY Bell 1978 Reprint, first as such hardcover Lightly tanning pages, VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket. Owner's stamp on half title page 

Price: 18.00 USD
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Merde! The Real French You Were Never Taught at School, Genevieve
10 Genevieve Merde! The Real French You Were Never Taught at School
NY Simon & Schuster Fireside 1995 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, new in pictorial wraps 
"Zut alors!!! Here is the book we've all been waiting for..." Illustrated by Michael Heath 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Transitive Vampire: A Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed, Gordon, Karen Elizabeth
11 Gordon, Karen Elizabeth The Transitive Vampire: A Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed
NY Times Books 1984 0812911016 / 9780812911015 First Edition hardcover Fine in a near fine Dust Jacket 
"Here is the ultimate instructional manual to show you how to write with suave certainty." "A book to sink your fangs into." -William Safire 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Hall, Edward T. The Silent Language
Greenwich (CT) Fawcett Premier 1961 Reprint, 1st as such paperback Mass market paperback, VG+ in pictorial wraps 
"The spoken language is only one means of communication...a leading anthropologist reveals how people 'talk' to each other without the use of words" 
Price: 4.00 USD
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"Semantics and Sexuality", Hayakawa, S. I   editor
13 Hayakawa, S. I editor "Semantics and Sexuality"
San Francisco ETC 1968 First Edition paperback Essay complete in the June,1968 issue (vol. XXV, No.2); Near fine in wraps. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Additionally, laid in is a TLS on Hayakawa's Senate stationery dated Nov 29,1978 
Special Issue "Semantics and Sexuality" with the primary essay written by Hayakawa. The author was also the editor of ETC 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Howard, Philip The State of the Language: English Observed
NY Oxford University Press 1985 0195204670 / 9780195204674 First Edition paperback Trade paperback, fine in wraps 

Price: 5.00 USD
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First Australian Dictionary of Valgarities and Obscenities, Hudson, Bob & Pickering, Larry
15 Hudson, Bob & Pickering, Larry First Australian Dictionary of Valgarities and Obscenities
London David & Charles 1987 First Edition paperback Trade paperback, near fine in pictorial wraps 
"This book preserves the language of filth and obscenity - leaving nothing to the imagination....Disgust your friends....Prove your vulgarity....Disturbing language for every occasion, from your aunt's wedding to shutting your finger in the car door!" 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Collins Gem Dictionary: Latin-English, English Latin, Kidd, D. A., MA
16 Kidd, D. A., MA Collins Gem Dictionary: Latin-English, English Latin
London Collins 1982 0004586441 / 9780004586441 Reprint paperback Light soiling & foxing, VG+ in stiff plastic wraps 

Price: 6.00 USD
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A Word in the Hand: Book One (1) An Introduction to Sign Language, Kitterman, Jane & Collins, S. Harold
17 Kitterman, Jane & Collins, S. Harold A Word in the Hand: Book One (1) An Introduction to Sign Language
Eugene, OR Garlic Press 1984 First Edition paperback Fine in wraps 

Price: 8.00 USD
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Random House Bad Speller's Dictionary, Krevisky, Joseph & Linfield, Jordan L.
18 Krevisky, Joseph & Linfield, Jordan L. Random House Bad Speller's Dictionary
NY Random 1995 067996433X First Edition paperback Fine in stiff plastic wraps 
"You Can't Spell It? You'll Find It Here Among Thousands of Words Listed by Their Wrong Spelling" 
Price: 6.00 USD
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19 Lederer, Richard The Miracle of Language
NY Pocket Books 1991 Book Club Edition hardcover Fine in a fine Dust Jacket 

Price: 8.00 USD
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20 Mackay, Charles, LL.D. Lost Beauties of the English Language
London Bibliophile 1987 Reprint hardcover Fine in a fine Dust Jacket 
Originally published in 1874. 288 pages plus 48 pages of original ads 
Price: 18.00 USD
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