Used and Out of Print Dictionaries and Linguistics Books
Chambers Biographical Dictionary -edited by- Magnus Magnusson. Contains 20,000
profiles of famous men and women from earliest times to the present day;
includes dancers, judges, film stars, astronomers, prime ministers, clowns,
bankers, boxers, novelists, inventors, guitarists, physicists, thinkers, thieves ... (Chambers, Edinburgh,
reprint of 5th edition, 1995) ISBN 0550160418. Used softcover book, 1604 pages,
covers have light wear and creasing, else very good. This book weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Collins Latin Dictionary Plus Grammar. ISBN 000472092X. More than just a dictionary! Two books in one. Comprehensive
treatment of the vocabulary of texts read in school and university; full step-by-step Latin grammar section; detailed verb tables
covering 120 regular verbs and over 300 irregular verbs; supplements on Roman history, Life and culture; special section of Latin
words and phrases used in current English - QED, in camera, carpe diem. 255 pages. (HarperCollins Publishers. Glasgow. Reprint 2002)
Softcover book in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Communicative Codes In Central Java, Linguistics Series VIII, Data Paper 116 -by- John U
Wolff & Soepomo Poedjosoedarmo. This study is a report of fieldwork done over a period of 16 months 1974-1974 in the
area of Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia; aims to provide taxonomic
description of the speech varieties in daily use in Central Java
(June 1982, Southeast Asia Program, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell
University, Ithaca, NY) 087727116X. Used softcover book. 197 pages. In fine condition.
Definitions Of Metallurgical Terms (The Australian Institute of Metals, Melbourne, 3td edition, 1971) No
ISBN. Used softcover book, 89 pages, covers are worn on edges and corners,
creased and lightly soiled, name written on title page, foxing on edges of pages, else good.
Dictionary of American Underworld Lingo -edited by- Hyman Goldin, Frank O'Leary and Morris Lipsius.
(Twayne Publishers Inc. New York. 1950) Used book. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Worn and marked black cloth boards
worn on edges and corners. Both ends of spine torn. Foxing on endpapers, first and last few pages and heavily on
edges of pages. Text is good. Weight 600 grams.
Dictionary Of Braille Music Signs -by- Bettye Krolick. 1979 edition. Large print. ISBN 084440277X.
Used hardcover book without dust jacket. 199 pages. Ex-Library. (National Library Service for The Blind and Physically
Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 1979) Bears the usual library marks and stamps. Red lettering on
front cover and spine has faded. Else very good. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian -by- Mary Kawena Pukui & Samuel H Elbert (University of
Hawaii Press, Honolulu, revised and enlarged edition, 1986) ISBN 0824807030. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 572 pages.
Light wear to upper edges of dust jacket, stamp on fep, light soiling on edges of pages, else very good.
Lost For Words: Australia's Lost Language In Words And Stories -by- Hugh Lunn.
Australian Linguistics. Australian Slang. Australian Colloquialisms. Are your ears on straight?
Who do you think you are, King Farouk? I'd know his hide in a tannery! It's snowing down south!
If these words ring a bell, then you remember the wonderful, colourful, candid lingo of 1940s, 1950s and 1960s
Australia; the author has collected the words and phrases that Australians once
used every day; he points out that we have slowly given away our own rich
slanguage and have allowed it to be replaced by the global TV shorthand, such
as: as if, you wish, get real, puh-leese, whatever ... (Australian
Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, reprint, 2006) ISBN 9780733317590. Used softcover book, 347 pages, corners bumped, else very good.
Reader's Digest Word Finder: A Dictionary Of Synonyms And Antonyms. (Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1987) ISBN 0909486719.
Used large format hardcover book, no dust jacket. 559 pages. Name of previous owner written on fep.
Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.6 kilograms.
Research Methodology in Second-Language Acquisition -edited by- Elaine E Tarone, Susan M Gass, and
Andrew D Cohen. ISBN 0805814248. Used softcover book. 356 pages. (Psychology Press. New York. 2009) A few grubby marks
on edges of pages. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Covers are lightly scuffed. Else in fine
The American Language: An Inquiry Into The Development of English
in The United States, with Supplement One and Supplement Two -by- H L Mencken. 3 volume set. Fourth Edition (Alfred A Knopf, New York.
1960) 3 volumes. Used hardcover books with dust jackets. Dust jackets are worn on edges with small chips and tears and insect
damage. Spine of dust jacket on main book is discoloured. Foxing on edges of pages. Else books are very good. The set weighs 4.9
kilograms. Please email for a Shipping information for this item quite stating your location.
The Cassell Dictionary Of Slang -by- Jonathon Green. An A-Z guide to slang from
all around the world including Britain, North America, Australia, New Zealand
and South Africa; covers the very latest slang words and expressions; thousands
of cross-references to related words (The Softback Preview/Cassell, London, 1999) No ISBN.
Used softcover book, 1316 pages, knocked in corners, light soiling on edges of
pages, else very good. This book weighs 1.7 kilograms.
The Oxford Dictionary Of Classical Myth And Religion -edited by- Simon Price &
Emily Kearns. Chapters cover: Mythology: Panhellenic, Local and Roman;
Religious Pluralism: Greek Religions, Roman Religions, Judaisms, Christianities; Reception of Myths:
Antiquity to the Present; with annotated bibliography and thematic index (Oxford University Press, Oxford,
2003) ISBN 0192802887. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 599 pages, in fine condition. This book weighs 1.1
The Tiwi Language -by- C R Osborne. Australian Indigenous
Languages (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1974) ISBN 0855750375. Used softcover (stiff card covers) book.
170 pages. Bound into a very good hardcover volume some time after purchase. Gilt lettering on spine states 'Australian
Reminiscences & Papers of L E Threlkeld No. 55'. Ex-library with the usual stickers, stamps and marks. In fine condition.
Understanding Second language Acquisition -by- Lourdes Ortega. Understanding Languages Series -edited by-
Bernard Comrie and Greville Corbett. ISBN 9780340905593. Used softcover book. 304 pages. (Hodder Education. London. 2009)
Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Else in fine condition.
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