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Athens, Greece: Author, 1957.
Tall octavo, original cream printed card covers. pp (iv), 64, (2). Errata slip laid in. Tears to spine neatly repaired, slight soiling to rear cover, else a VG clean and tight copy, pages unopened at edges. Author was Professor of linguistics of the University of Thessaloniki. A pamphlet about the language of the people in the Yugoslavian People's Republic of Macedonia.
$30.00                          Book Number: 30751                          Order / Enquire

BORROW, George
ROMANO LAVO-LIL: word-book of the Romany or, English Gypsy language. With specimens of Gypsy poetry, and an account of certain Gypsies or places inhabited by them, and of various things relating to Gypsy Life in England
London: John Murray, 1907.
4th printing (first was in 1874). Octavo, blue cloth. pp viii, 274, (10, ads). Spine faded; small damp spot to front cover; water ring stain to rear cover; page edges yellowed; presentation label and rubber stamp at front; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy.
$25.00                          Book Number: 39830                          Order / Enquire

Chomsky, Noam; Halle, Morris
The Sound Pattern of English
Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 1995.
Third printing of the 1991 paperback edition. Tall octavo, card covers. Skinned spot at bottom rear cover from removed sticker, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names or text marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$19.00                          Book Number: 29250                          Order / Enquire

HOGBEN, Lancelot, editor
New York: Norton, c1944,
Salmon cloth. pp x, 692 + plates. Illustrations and tables in text. Index. Spine very lightly sunned, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. A very detailed and advanced account of languages ancient and modern. Note: a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$19.50                          Book Number: 44313                          Order / Enquire

IZZO, Herbert J.
TUSCAN & ETRUSCAN. The Problem of Linguistic Substratum Influence in Central Italy.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972.
Black cloth, mulberry endpapers. [8], (239), pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Price-clipped yellow dust jacket has fading to spine and upper margin of front panel; edge nicks and minor dust soiling; VG other wise. A refutation of the claim by many Romance scholars that some peculiarities of the modern Tuscan dialect are due to surviving influences of Etruscan.
$15.00                          Book Number: 15997                          Order / Enquire

KEY, T. Hewitt (Thomas Hewitt Key, 1799-1875)
LANGUAGE: Its Origin and Development.
London: George Bell, 1874.
Original purple cloth. (xviii), 547, (1) pp. Spine a bit sunned, lightly spotted; VG copy. The errata pages have a large light "X" mark, and on the first errata page is written small in ink "entered by T.H.K." The printed corrections have been entered by hand in ink in a tiny hand (presumably the author's) in the text. Key (1799-1875) was a noted English classical scholar and Sanskritist in his day. The book grew out of his Lectures on Comparative Grammar delivered in University College, London, 1841-73.
$50.00                          Book Number: 3328                          Order / Enquire

LEHMAN, Winfred P., editor
Syntactic Typology: Studies in the Phenomenology of Language
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1978.
Octavo, blue cloth. pp xiv, 463, (3), indexed. VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names or text marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 31292                          Order / Enquire

MONCALM, (M.) (pseud. of Mme. de Wagner)
THE ORIGIN OF THOUGHT AND SPEECH. Translated from the French by G.S. Whitmarsh.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1905.
Green cloth. viii, (307), pp. Spine slightly tanned, sunned, else fine. The author cites Max Muller, Charles Darwin, and L. Noire as authors whose books she has consulted in writing this book.
$60.00                          Book Number: 10472                          Order / Enquire

SONDER, Ambros, and Mina Grisch
Vocabulari da Surmeir. Rumantsch-tudestg, tudestg-rumantsch.
Coira (Chur), Switzerland: Leia Rumantscha, 1970.
Octavo, blue cloth. Pp xl, 272, 192. Tidy ink name (date on other side) at top of front free endpaper, small corner crease to a few leaves, else fine.
$25.00                          Book Number: 34519                          Order / Enquire

VIELI, Ramun and Alexi Decurtins
Cuera, Switzerland: Ligia Romontscha, 1981.
Second edition. Octavo, brown cloth. Pp (xl), 829. Tidy ink name (date on other side) at top of front free endpaper, light sunning to front cover, else fine. A vocabulary of the Romansh language of Switzerland.
$19.00                          Book Number: 34507                          Order / Enquire

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