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A Comparative Study of Urban Black Argot ( Occasional Papers in Linguistics, No. 1 UCLA, March, 1972)
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A Comparative Study of Urban Black Argot ( Occasional Papers in Linguistics, No. 1 UCLA, March, 1972)

by Edith A. Folb (author); Victoria Fromkin (principal investigator)

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San Francisco: US Dept HEW, Office of Education, Regional Research Program , 1972. vi, 153 pp. SCARCE. Very Good Plus, wrappers lightly soiled. "The general subject matter of this study is argot; specifically, the argot elicited from Black male youths living in the South Central Los Angeles Ghetto". (Abstract, pg. i.). First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As… Read more about this item
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Circus Lingo ; Written By a Man Who Was There
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Circus Lingo ; Written By a Man Who Was There

by McKennon, Joe

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1980
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Sarasota, Florida: Carnival Publishers of Sarasota, 1980. 112 pp., with numerous black and white photographs. Near Fine, the book wavy from storage. With SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author piece of advertising laid in, a request for circus slang by Tom Dalzell, on which McKennon wrote "Why make a(sic) issue of this ? Joe McKennon". Tom Dalzell is the author… Read more about this item
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A Concordance to the Historia Ecclesiastica of Bede

A Concordance to the Historia Ecclesiastica of Bede

by Jones, Putnam Fennell

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1929
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Cambridge, MA: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1929. ix, 585 pp. Original printed wrappers, Very Good, small chips and tears and light edge wear to wrappers. Uncommon in current commerce. The Mediaeval Academy of America Publication No. 2. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic
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A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic

by Wehr, Hans; Edited by J. Milton Cowan

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1961
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Otto Harrassowitz, 1961. Association Copy SIGNED BY EDITOR Milton Cowan at front paste down -"For Big Jim to help him get the nodding acquaintance. Milt Cowan, Feb. 1966". With the name stamp front end page of James Marchand, noted medieval scholar, linguist, and polyglot. Fine in Fine dust jacket. In publisher's original plain brown cardboard slipcase with… Read more about this item
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A Sanskrit Grammar, Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older Dialects, of Veda and Brahmana
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A Sanskrit Grammar, Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older Dialects, of Veda and Brahmana

by Whitney, William Dwight [1827-1894]

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1879
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Leipzig: Breitkopf and Hartel, 1879. xxiv, 485, [1] pages. The First Edition of this classic study of Sanskrit grammar, handsomely bound in 20th c. full blue pebbled morocco, silver lettering at spine. With distinguished provenance, the name stamp of Clyde Pharr, noted American classicist, at title page and the ownership signature in ink and name stamp of James W.… Read more about this item
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A Vocabulary Persian, Arabic, and English; Abridged from the Quarto Edition of Richardson's Dictionary as Edited by Charles Wilkins, Esq.
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A Vocabulary Persian, Arabic, and English; Abridged from the Quarto Edition of Richardson's Dictionary as Edited by Charles Wilkins, Esq.

by Richardson, John; Hopkins, David; Wilkins, Charles

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1810
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London: Printed for F. C & J. Rivington et al , 1810. SCARCE, OCLC locates only two copies of this edition worldwide in institutions, no copies found in current commerce. viii, 643 p. Bound in contemporary quarter calf over cloth boards, Very Good, the armorial bookplate of H. B. Stuart front paste down, and later from the collection of… Read more about this item
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An Abridgement of Ainsworth's Dictionary, English and Latin Designed for the Use of Schools
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An Abridgement of Ainsworth's Dictionary, English and Latin Designed for the Use of Schools

by Morrell, Thomas

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1835
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Philadelphia: Published and Sold by Uriah Hunt, 1835. Very Good, bound in otiginal calf with clear gilt lettering at spine, edges rubbed, moderately toned and mostly evenly browned throughout, early prior owner names front end papers. 1028 pages, printed in three columns. A solid and well-bound copy. . Later American Edition. Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Thick 8vo.
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Judith. An Old English Epic Fragment
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Judith. An Old English Epic Fragment

by Cook, Albert S.: Edited, with Introduction, Facsimile, Translation, Complete Glossary, and Various Indexes

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1889
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Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. , 1889. Very Good, light soiling to cloth, several pages yet uncut. lxxviii, 90 pages : facsimile. Uncommon in either the 1st or 2nd eds. . Second Edition Revised and Enlarged . Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Caractere Indo-Europeen De La Langue Hittite
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Caractere Indo-Europeen De La Langue Hittite

by Marstrander, Carl J. S.

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1919
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Chrisitania : Jacob Dubwad, 1919. RARE, from the libraries of two notable linguists, with the ink name of John M. Echols and the name stamp of James W. Marchand front paste down and end page respectively. Fine in original paper wrappers bound in dark green cloth, the cloth Near Fine with top corner bumps. With gilt titles front cover. 4… Read more about this item
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Hindustani Grammar Self-Taught. in Four Parts
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Hindustani Grammar Self-Taught. in Four Parts

by Thimm, Capt. C. A.

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1902
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London: E. Marlborough & Co., 1902. Marlborough's Self-Taught Series No. 15a. SCARCE First Edition in original red cloth covers. Very Good, cloth a bit darkened. From the collection of James W. Marchand, noted medieval scholar, linguist, and polyglot, his name stamp front end page. I. A Simplified Grammar. II. Exercises and Examination Papers. III. The Vernacular. IV> Key and Dictionary.… Read more about this item
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(with Over 20 Pieces of Contemporary Ephemera)  Japanese Grammar Self-Taught. (in Roman Character.) With Phrases and Idioms
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(with Over 20 Pieces of Contemporary Ephemera) Japanese Grammar Self-Taught. (in Roman Character.) With Phrases and Idioms

by Weintz, H. J.

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1904
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London: E. Marlborough & Co., 1904. Marlborough's Self-Taught Series No. 18. GRAMMAR; Pronunciations, Native Characters. CONVERSATIONS FOR Travel, Society & Daily Life, Trade, Commerce, &c. VOCABULARIES; Money, Weights & Measures. SCARCE First Edition in original red cloth covers, with over 20 pieces of contemporary related ephemera laid in. Very Good, cloth a bit darkened. 184 pages with 20 page publisher's… Read more about this item
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Aspects of the Theory of Syntax
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Aspects of the Theory of Syntax

by Chomsky, Noam

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1965
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Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), 1965. Original blue cloth with silver lettering at spine bright, x, 251 pages, illustrations. From the collection of noted medieval scholar, linguist, and polyglot James W. Marchand, his name stamp front end page. Fine in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, small rubs at edges, light soiling, 1/2" closed tear bottom… Read more about this item
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The Principles of Gaelic Grammar; with the Definitions, Rules, and Examples, Clearly Expressed in English and Gaelic: Second Edition, Greatly Improved
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The Principles of Gaelic Grammar; with the Definitions, Rules, and Examples, Clearly Expressed in English and Gaelic: Second Edition, Greatly Improved

by Forbes, John

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1848
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Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1848. "Containing copious exercises for reading the language, and for parsing and correction, adapted to the improved mode of tuition, for the use of schools and private students." xxiv, 256, 24 pp. advertising, title pages in English and Gaelic. Publisher's advertising end papers. Original embossed brown cloth, Very Good, spine… Read more about this item
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Cherokee Hymn Book. Compiled from Several Authors and Revised
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Cherokee Hymn Book. Compiled from Several Authors and Revised

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1701-1703 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia : The American Baptist Publication Society Bound in original green cloth with Cherokee alphabet printed rear covers. No Date, circa 1908-1924, the dates the American Baptist Publication Society was located at 1701-1703 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia. A pocket-sized book, 3 1/2" x 5 1/4", 96 pages with Index. Without music, except "The Land of Beulah"… Read more about this item
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A Comparative Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language;: In Which Its Forms Are Illustrated by Those of the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Gothic, Old Saxon, Old Friesic, Old Norse, and Old High-German
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A Comparative Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language;: In Which Its Forms Are Illustrated by Those of the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Gothic, Old Saxon, Old Friesic, Old Norse, and Old High-German

by March, Francis A.

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1870
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New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1870. x pages, 1 leaf, 253 pages, 6 pp. adverts. RARE in the First Edition, 1869 cp, 1870 tp. In original brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine, Very Good, a few widely scattered spots of toning, pages uniformly browning at edges. From the collection of noted medieval scholar James W. Marchand, his name stamp… Read more about this item
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Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes
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Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by Littre, E.

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1873
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Paris: Dider et Cie , 1873. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary maroon polished calf, the backs intricately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus< evidence of bookplate removal front paste downs, spines a shade sunned, light soiling to boards, a few spots of toning at end papers. "E´tudes sur les origines, l'e´tymologie, la grammaire, les dialectes, la… Read more about this item
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Uigurisches Worterbuch; Sprachmaterial Der Vorislamischen Turkischen Texte Aus Zentralasien. Lieferung (Volumes)  I - V

Uigurisches Worterbuch; Sprachmaterial Der Vorislamischen Turkischen Texte Aus Zentralasien. Lieferung (Volumes) I - V

by Rohrborn, Klaus

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1977
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH, 1977. Vol.I published 1977, Vol.II, 1979, Vol.III, 1981, Vol. IV, 1988, Vol. V, 1994. Five volumes, Near Fine, corner creases top corner Vol. V. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. There was also a Vol. VI, published in 1998, not included in this offering, . First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.… Read more about this item
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(Uighurs - Medicine)  Zur Heilkunde der Uigeren. Two Volumes Bound in One
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(Uighurs - Medicine) Zur Heilkunde der Uigeren. Two Volumes Bound in One

by Rachmati, Dr. G. R. (Gabdul Rasid)

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1930
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Berlin: Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1930. RARE. Published 1930-32. "On the Medicine of the Uighurs". Text in German.Two volumes bound in contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards, gilt lettering back, beige end papers, original wrappers bound in at rear. (2), 25, 2 plates, (2), 50 pp., 3 plates, wrappers. From the collection of noted Inner Asian Studies scholar Denis… Read more about this item
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An Alphabetical Index to the Chinese Encyclopaedia ; Ch'in Ting Ku Chin T'u Shu Chi Ch'eng
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An Alphabetical Index to the Chinese Encyclopaedia ; Ch'in Ting Ku Chin T'u Shu Chi Ch'eng

by Giles, Lionel

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1911
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London: Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1911. Near Fine, end papers toned, slight fading to rear boards. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine. xx, 100, (2) Appendix pages. Interior clean, tight, and unmarked. Uncommon in lovely condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Handworterbuch Der Mandschusprache. Three Volumes

Handworterbuch Der Mandschusprache. Three Volumes

by Hauer, Erich

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1952
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Otto Harrassowitz, 1952. Vols. I and II published 1952, Vol. III, 1955. Hauer's classic Manchurian-German dictionary, RARE in the First Edition. Three volumes in original printed wrappers, Very Good, small tears and wear ay spines. pages uniformly browning, chips at wrapper corners of Vol. III. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more about this item
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