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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 ANON. Rubbing Along in Burmese.
1944 
Published by the Directorate of Welfar and Education, Simla, India. 1944. Small slim booklet, staple binding. 24 pages. Covers are a little soiled, there is an ownership signature to top margin of front cover. The contents are clean and sound. SCARCE. 82931 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 EHRLICH, Eugene. A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Phrases.
1991 
Robert Hale, London. 1991. Reprint. Paperback. Covers are worn and rubbed, spine is creased o/w contents clean and fresh. 82811 
Price: 10.00 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.
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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8 FORBES, Duncan. A Grammar of of the Hindustani Language in the Oriental and Roman Character, with Numerous Cooper-Plate Illustrations of the Persian and Devanagari Systems of Alphabetic Writing: to which is added A Copious Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading in the Persi-Arabic and Devagari Characters, forming a Complete Introduction to the Tota-Kahani and Bagh-o-Bahar, together with A Vocabulary of all the Words and Various Explanatory Notes.
1855 
Wm. H. Allen, London. 1855. New edition. Bound in half tan calf with marbled boards. Frontis. +14 plates. Title page repaired with gummed paper at spine. Ownership inscriptions and small stamp to prelims. Minor foxing throughout. Boards rubbed and worn and lacks small portion from head of spine. Overall a clean and tight copy of a significant book of north western language and grammar. 81385 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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9 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. A lovely copy. 65767 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 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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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.
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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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.
The Philological Society. 1903 
First edition. Orig. limp bds. Nr. Fine. 22679 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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14 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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15 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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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 has been unskillfully repaired at some time. Remains of label on spine 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 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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18 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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19 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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20 SOOSAI, Prof. Dr. G. Converse in Malay.
Times international, Singapore. 1985 
Paperback. VG+ ISBN: 9971652307 42106 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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