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Image for The Misconception in Philip Freneau's "Scandinavian War Song" : Reprinted from the Journal of English and Germanic Philology, January, 1929

The Misconception in Philip Freneau's "Scandinavian War Song" : Reprinted from the Journal of English and Germanic Philology, January, 1929

By: Benson, Adolph B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press.: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 15132

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. This is an offprint article that clears up all of the misconception in Freneau's "Scandinavian War Song." A small catalog for the Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series is laid in. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 6 pages View more info

Image for Language Monographs, December, 1933 : Word Studies in French and English , First Series, by T. Atkinson Jenkins

Language Monographs, December, 1933 : Word Studies in French and English , First Series, by T. Atkinson Jenkins

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15112

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with age-toning on edges of wraps. Diagonal crease on back, top left. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages View more info

Image for Language Monographs, June, 1931 : Hittite Glossary by Edgar Howard Sturtevant

Language Monographs, June, 1931 : Hittite Glossary by Edgar Howard Sturtevant

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15113

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with light aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. This a good opportunity to bone up on your Hittite. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 82 pages View more info

Image for Language Monographs, March, 1931 : Verbs of Motion in their Semantic Divergence by Clara H. Collitz

Language Monographs, March, 1931 : Verbs of Motion in their Semantic Divergence by Clara H. Collitz

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15115

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. I have no notion what this monograph is about. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 112 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, June, 1933 : Substantivized Adjectives in Old Norse by Charles D. Buchanan

Language Dissertations, June, 1933 : Substantivized Adjectives in Old Norse by Charles D. Buchanan

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15117

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 62 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, September, 1931 : Words for Clothing in the Principal Indo-European Languages by George Sherman Lane

Language Dissertations, September, 1931 : Words for Clothing in the Principal Indo-European Languages by George Sherman Lane

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15118

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, inside front wrapper. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 44 pages View more info

Image for Language Monographs, September, 1932 : The Sounds of Latin by Roland G. Gent

Language Monographs, September, 1932 : The Sounds of Latin by Roland G. Gent

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15119

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages View more info

Image for Language Monographs, March, 1932 : The Relation between Linguistic Structure and Associative Interference in Artificial Linguistic Material by Dael Lee Wolfle

Language Monographs, March, 1932 : The Relation between Linguistic Structure and Associative Interference in Artificial Linguistic Material by Dael Lee Wolfle

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15120

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. The Bletchley Circle is looking into the meaning of this title. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 55 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, September, 1931 : A Systematic Tabulation of Indo-European Animal Names by Eugene Gottlieb

Language Dissertations, September, 1931 : A Systematic Tabulation of Indo-European Animal Names by Eugene Gottlieb

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15122

Condition: Very Good-


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Front wrap is slit about one-third of the way down the spine and the tip of the top right corner is torn away. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on ffep. I don't think that the animal names referred to here are Spot, Fido, and the like. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 48 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, March, 1933 : The Latin Perfect Endings -ere and -erunt by Charles Francis Bauer

Language Dissertations, March, 1933 : The Latin Perfect Endings -ere and -erunt by Charles Francis Bauer

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15123

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. The title of this articles makes one quiver with anticipation. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 79 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, March, 1933 : Latin Diminutives in -ell/a and -illo/a by George Klepinger Strodach

Language Dissertations, March, 1933 : Latin Diminutives in -ell/a and -illo/a by George Klepinger Strodach

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15124

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. I have long longed for more information on the diminutives of -ello and -illo. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 98 pages View more info

Image for Language Dissertations, December, 1932 : Gothic Prepositional Compounds by Allan Lake Rice

Language Dissertations, December, 1932 : Gothic Prepositional Compounds by Allan Lake Rice

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15125

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Minor damage at bottom of spine. Who hasn't longed for a full study on Gothic prepositional compounds? I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 142 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, June, 1931

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, June, 1931

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Linguistic Society of America: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15126

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Long, light vertical crease near edge. Several articles by noted linguists. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 115-165 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, June, 1933

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, June, 1933

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15127

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Several articles by noted linguists. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 151-228 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, March, 1932

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, March, 1932

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15128

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on inside front wrap. Several articles by noted linguists. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1-117 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, September, 1931

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, September, 1931

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15129

Condition: Very Good


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Signed by former owner and noted linguist, C. L. Mudge, on inside front wrap. Several articles by noted linguists. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 167-227 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, March, 1933

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, March, 1933

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15130

Condition: Very Good-


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. Two closed tears along bottom edge and another on right edge. The edge tear involves a few interior pages. Several articles by noted linguists. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1-149 pages View more info

Image for Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, September, 1931, Supplement/Index to Language I-V, 1925-1929

Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, September, 1931, Supplement/Index to Language I-V, 1925-1929

By: Bolling, George Melville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15131

Condition: Very Good-


Tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear with some aging. some damage and tearing at bottom right corner. I have other issues of this scholarly publication on linguistics. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 53 pages View more info

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

By: Crystal, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8830

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book is about NF with light shelf wear and minor corner bumps. Jacket has edge and corner wear with some small chips and tears. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 472 pages; Comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of language. Many illustrations and charts, View more info

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A Little Book of Language

By: Crystal, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 11100

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket are new and unused. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; This is a special edition of this book done in conjunction with The Folio Society in London. Very attractive. View more info

What's in a Name : Reflections of an Irrepressible Name Collector

By: Dickson, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Springfield, Merriam-Webster Incorporated: 1996

Seller ID: 8882

Condition: Very Good


Light edge and corner with some curl on top, front right corner. Book is square and binding secure. One vertical crack on right of spine.. ; B&W Cartoon Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 268 pages View more info

Image for What's in a Name?  How Proper Names Became Everyday Words

What's in a Name? How Proper Names Became Everyday Words

By: Ehrlich, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5842

Condition: As New


Book is new and unread. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Etymology of words and phrases from proper names. View more info

Image for Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun :An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun :An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

By: Espy, Willard R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 11259

Condition: Good


Pictorial wraps with black titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Spine has several creases and book will open and lie flat; however, binding seems secure, and book is square. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 366 pages; Foreword by Heywood Hale Broun. Fun, comprehensive collection of words that are derived from names. View more info

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Some Variant Pronunciations in the New South

By: Read, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University - University Bulletin: May 1912

Seller ID: 6514

Condition: Good


The front shows wear along the corners, edges and spine. Some of the cover material has been lost from the spine, slightly affecting the binding which, however, seems secure. The cover shows light discoloration on the edges from storage (see scan). ; 5; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 41 pages; This is a 1912 Bulletin from LSU, reprinted from an earlier volume called Dialect Notes. This issue has a discussion of variant pronuciations in the South, ca. 1912. It is interesting to compare the pronunciations recorded here with those of the present. View more info

Image for Righting the Mother Tongue:  From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling

Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling

By: Wolman, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10362

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New and unread. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 211 pages; Explains why English spelling is such a mess. View more info