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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 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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3 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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4 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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5 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.
1809 
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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6 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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7 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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8 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.
1818 
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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 MARINONE, N. All the Greek Verbs.
2006 
Duckworth, London. 2006. Reprint. Paperback. 352pp. A clean copy. 78126 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 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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15 MORGAN, R. H. Phonographia Sef Llaw Fer Yn Ol Trefn Mr. Isaac Pitman. Wedi ei Chyfaddasu I'r Iaith Gymraeg.
1878 
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 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 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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17 PITMAN, I. Phonography, or Writing by Sound; Being a Natural Method of Writing, Applicable to All Languages, and A Complete System of Short Hand.
Samuel Bagster & Sons, London. 1840 
Samuel Bagster & Sons, London. 1840. Slim 8vo. 38pp. Orig. black cloth, gilt. Boards slightly soiled and bottom half of lower board is faded. Pages foxed. Foyles bookstamp to f/pastedown o/w contents clean and sound. 23149 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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18 PLATTS, John T. A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi and English. In Two Volumes.
Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., London. 1884 
First edition. Two vols. Large 8vo. Functionally rebound in half black calf, inner hinges visible, boards rubbed and lower board of Vol. II detached but present. Pages browned and brittle, small number torn; 4pp repaired with tape but mostly all text present. A good working set for this price. Good 39999 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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19 POPE, Rev. G. U. A Handbook of the Ordinary Dialect of the Tamil Language. Part V A Tamil Prose Reader. Adapted to the Handbook. Seventh Edition.
Clarendon Press, Oxford. 1906 
Seventh 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. Contains: 1. Classical prose; 2. Business Tamil; 3. Easy stories; 4. Friendship's gain (for studies for the higher proficiency test); 5. "Cutlery Tamil" to those studying for the Indian Civil Service and; 6. Petitions and official correspondence. Pages unopened, therefore unread. Original brown cloth gilt. Sl. signs of wear to extremities, pages browned o/w VG+. 50634 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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20 SADLER, Louisa. Welsh Syntax. A Government-Binding Approach.
1988 
Croom Helme. 1988. First edition. Hardback with DW. Spine sunned o/w a clean and sound copy. 72658 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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