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1 ANON. A Methodical Grammar, Without Points. Adapted to the use of Learners, and Even of those Who Have not the Benefit of a Master. To which is subjoined, The Hebrew Grammar at One View.
n.d. (c.1800) 
The Sixth edition, Corrected and Improved. Half brown calf, marbled boards. Folding plate. 799pp. 2 columns. Lacks one page: - The Hebrew Grammar at One View. Insect damage to rear end papers. Pencil annotations to verso of final page, with no loss. Small stain to lower board o/w internally a very clean copy. 37705 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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2 BEMBO, Pietro. Le Prose Di M. Pietro Bembo, Nelle Quali Si Ragiona Del la Vulgar Lingus, scritte al Cardinal de' Medici, che poi fu creato a Sommo Pontefice, & detto Papa Clemente VII, Devise In Tre Libri....Con la Tavola.
Gabriel Giolito. Ferrara. 1561 
12mo. *ii -**[x] (21pp), 258pp. Engaved titlepage, torn without loss. Engr. headpieces, initial letters, engr. portrait and engraved tailpiece of bird looking up to the sun. Bound in full vellum, red label. Marbled e/ps. Spine sl. sunned, some light soiling to boards, some staining to margins of pages o/w a clean and sound copy. This is the most important and influential of Bembo's writings and brought the works of Boccaccio and Petrarch back into fashion. This edition was published in Ferrrara where Bembo had earlier had a love affair with Lucrezia Borgia. 32778 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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3 BRINITZER, Dr Carl. Cassell's War and Post-War German Dictionary. With Foreword by N. F. Newsome.
Cassell & Co, London. 1945. First Edition. Small 8vo. Red limp boards, black lettering. Covers are partially sunned, overall a clean and sound copy. 76305 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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4 CHAPLIN, Hamako Ito, MARTIN, Samuel E. A Manual of Japanese Writing. 3 volumes.
Yale University Press. 1967 
3 volumes. DW. Wrappers very slightly worn to edges o/w a very clean set. VG+VG+. 66885 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 CORTONA, M. Filippo Venuti da. Dittionario volgare, & Latino. Nelqvale si Conties come i vocaboli Italiani fi poffono dire, & efprimere Latinamente con un dittionario delle voce Latine simile a quello de Calepino, co'numeri per ritrouar nel Volgare, la loro significatione. Aggiunto dal medefimo in questa Nuova Impressione.
Heredi di Luigi Valuaffori & Gio. Domenico Micheli, Venice. 1583. 
Small 8vo. rebound in recent full calf with speckling to bds. and raised bands and gilt rules to spine with new marbled eps. Green and cream head and tail bands. Some pre-lims repaired and strengthened. 2 columns. VG 32770 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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6 DUNETON, Claude and CLAVAL, Sylvie. Le Bouquet des Expressions Imagees. Encyclopedie Thematique des Locutions Figurees de la Langue Francaise.
Seuil, Paris. 1990 
DW. 1375pp. Top edge of wrapper slightly creased o/w a Near Fine copy. 52443 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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7 EVANS, Thomas. An English-Welsh Dictionary; in which the English Words are Accompanied by those which Correspond with them in the Welsh Language: Carefully Compiled from The Best Sources in Both Languages.
W. Williams, Merthyr Tydfil. 1809. First Edition. Bound in half brown calf with contrasting label to spine, gilt. Marbled boards and edges. Large portions missing to head and tail of spine with some rubbing to boards. Inner hinge visible with occasional foxing to o/w clean and sound contents. 77739 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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8 GILES, Herbert A. A Glossary of Reference on Subjects Connected with the Far East.
Curzon Press, London 1974 
Facsimile reprint of 1900 edition. Tan cloth boards. gilt type to spine. 328pp. In almost perfect condition. Fine 65767 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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9 HEATH, Christopher D. The Pronunciation of English in Cannock, Staffordshire. A Socio-Linguistic Survey of an Urban Speech-Community.
Basil Blackwell. Oxford. 1908 
Green boards, gilt. Small mark to upper board. A very clean copy. 40690 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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10 HIETSCH, Otto. Language and Civilization. A Concerted Profusion of Essays and Studies in Honour of Otto Hietsch. Edited, with the assistance of Theresa Kirschner, Donald Gutch and Judith Gilbert, by Claudia Blank.
Peter Lang. 1992 
First edition. DW. In Two Volumes. xxxv, 786pp., xii, 831pp. Illustrated throughout with examples from early texts, maps, tables and photographs of the hundred contributors. Table of "The Names of God in Beowulf." (Crépin). loosely inserted in rear envelope of Vol. I, 5 folding maps on 3 sheets of paper loosely inserted in envelope of Vol. II. Example of a Victorian crossed letter from Euphemia Ruskin to her "Dear Mama" from Venice to all e/ps. Inside of wrapper contains many, mainly amusing, relevant quotations from Steinbeck, Borrow, Shaw, Bierce, Lawrence etc. Some funny cartoons to rear panels of d/w and last printed page contains two quotations, a shaggy dog translation story and a cartoon all poking fun at the computer. Fine in wrappers A joy of an academic collaboration. Contains a T.L.s. from Otto Hietsch to one of the contributors thanking him for his work and the loan of an engraving. Also, "Shall we perhaps have the privilege of welcoming you here as a guest lecturer some time next year? We are in dire need of a flamboyant personality to flutter the dovecotes of our somnolently rural Upper Palatinate. With renewed gratitude for the many courtesies shown over the past two years, Sincerely Yours, Otto Hietsch." If people like this came out of the academic woodwork, we would not have to put up with Melvyn Bragg and people would respect academia again. 5408 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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11 JAMIESON, John. Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language; In Which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorised by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or The Titles of The Works in Which They Occur, And Deduced From Their Originals. Abridged From The Quarto Edition.
Archbald Constable and Company. Edinburgh. 1818. First abridged edition. x, B1- 2F [nearly 500 pages) Smartly bound in half brown calf, contrasting red leather lettering piece, marbled boards and endpapers, edges are red. Extremities rubbed and lower front leather corner partially worn away. Occasional foxing otherwise a clean and sound copy of an early book on Scottish Dialect. 77439 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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12 JONES, Daniel and Kwing Tong WOO A Cantonese Phonetic Reader. With Introduction by Daniel Jones.
University of London Press. 1912 
First edition. No DW. Ex-reference library of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts with small bookplate and stamp to front endpapers. Slim 8vo. Musical notation + tables. Original maroon cloth gilt. Sl. signs of wear to extremities, pages browned o/w VG+. Daniel Jones, (12 September 1881 – 4 December 1967) was a London-born British phonetician who studied under Paul Passy, professor of phonetics at the École des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). He was head of the Department of Phonetics at University College, London and was the model for Professor Higgins on in the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw. 50637 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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13 KJEDERQVIST, John. The Dialect of Pewsey (Wiltshire) With a Glossarial Index of the words treated.
Philological Society, London. 1903. 
Pale blue A5 paperback, black type to upper. 144pp. Sl. splitting to tail of spine and one corner of upper sl. dog-eared. VG 32772 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 KJEDERQVIST, John. The Dialect of Pewsey (Wiltshire). With a Glossarial Index of the Words Treated.
The Philological Society. 1903 
First edition. Orig. limp bds. Nr. Fine. 22679 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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15 MARAK, C. R. and SHANGPLIANG, J. S. Growth and Development of Khasi & Garo Languages.
Sahitya Akademi 2008 
First Edition. DW. As New/As New. isbn: 97826025145 32773 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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16 MARINONE, N. All the Greek Verbs.
Duckworth, London. 2006. Reprint. Paperback. 352pp. A clean copy. 78126 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 MAW, Joan. Twende! A Practical Swahili Course.
Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1991 
Reprinted with corrections. Turquoise cloth, red type to spine and upper board. xxi + 317 pages. Small illustrations. Index. VG 66924 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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18 MORGAN, R. H. Phonographia Sef Llaw Fer Yn Ol Trefn Mr. Isaac Pitman. Wedi ei Chyfaddasu I'r Iaith Gymraeg.
Cyheoddedig Ac Ar Werth Gan Hughes A'i Fab, Wrexham. 1878. First edition. VERY SCARCE. Small 8vo. Welsh Short-Hand text book. 67pp., [1], 4, 4pp. adverts. Original limp salmon pink boards, soiled and rubbed, plain black roan backstrip. Occ. pencilled notes to text, contemporary ownership inscription in purple ink. 41325 
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19 NODAL, John H. and MILNER, George. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect. Manchester Literary Club.
Alexander Ireland. Manchester 1875 
Half blue morocco, blue cloth bds. xv, 289pp. incl. index. Marbled eps. Small portion missing with no loss to page 219, p.124 having been amateurly repaired at some time. Small tape label to spine end o/w a very nice complete and very scarce copy. It is almost impossible to find this as a complete text 32771 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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20 O'KANE, William. (compiled and edited by). You Don't Say? The Tyrone Crystal Book of Ulster Dialect. Foreword by Benedict Kiely.
Irish World, Dungannon 1991 
Paperback First Edition. 159pp. A Near Fine copy. 71359 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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