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The Treasure of Our Tongue

By: Barnett, Lincoln

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132802

Condition: 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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More About Words

By: Ernst, Margaret S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143394

Condition: Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket


Sketches by W. A. Dwiggins View more info

Word Play: What Happens When People Talk

By: Farb, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131206

Condition: 2nd printing. Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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An Introduction to Language

By: Fromkin, Victoria & Rodman, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 131038

Condition: Trade paperback, VG+ in color pictorial wraps. No underlining of text


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The Transitive Vampire: A Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

By: Gordon, Karen Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143398

ISBN: 0812911016

Condition: 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 View more info

The Silent Language

By: Hall, Edward T.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Greenwich (CT), Fawcett Premier: 1961

Edition: Reprint, 1st as such

Seller ID: 133232

Condition: 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" View more info

The State of the Language: English Observed

By: Howard, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133230

ISBN: 0195204670

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps


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The Miracle of Language

By: Lederer, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 133424

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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The Oxford Companion to the English Language

By: McArthur, Tom (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149348

ISBN: 019214183X

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


3,500 entries covering writing and speech, linguistics, rhetoric, literary terms, and a thousand related topics such as bilingual education, child language aquisition, sign language, and psycholinguistics. 1184 pages View more info

On Language: Descent from the Tower of Babel

By: Mengham, Rod

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131188

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Dictionary of Linguistics

By: Pei, Mario & Gaynor, Frank

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Philosophical Library: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131198

Condition: Owner's bookplate on front endpaper, VG in a good+ Dust Jacket


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The Phonographic Dictionary and Phrase Book

By: Pittman, Benn & Howard, Joseph B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenville (OH), The Phonographic Institute Co: 1932

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 135566

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket)


The American System of Shorthand. 552 pages View more info

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Textbook of Colloquial Tibetan (Dialect of Central Tibet)

By: Roerich, George N. & Phuntshok, Tse-Trung Lopsang

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Manjusri Publishing House: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 143425

Condition: Near fine (no Dust Jacket as issued) in bright red boards with residue of a price tag on front and three small dents on the rear cover


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On Language

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Philosophical Library: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131184

Condition: Fine in a VG Dust Jacket with spine color fading


Edited and annotated by Abraham Tauber, Ph. D. Foreword by Sir James Pitman View more info

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Straight from the Horses Mouth: and 8,500 Other Colorful Idioms

By: Spears, Richard A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL, NTC Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142725

ISBN: 0844209015

Condition: Fine trade paperback


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