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An Exaltation of Larks or, The Venereal Game

By: LIPTON, James

Price: $9.50

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: Second Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 040234

ISBN: 0140045368

Condition: VG+


A collection of "terms of venery," collective nouns. The origin of some of the terms is explained, and more than 250 of the terms are illustrated with engravings by Du¨rer and Grandville and others. Reprint of the first, American, edition of 1968. Expanded second edition with over 100 new entries. 137 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Clean, unmarked card wrappers. Unpacked weight, 214g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Vinjesvingen

By: LODRUP, Hans P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, H. Aschehoug & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20831

Condition: VG+


'Et lite blad av krigens historie I Norge'. Norwegian language text. 152pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Old inscription to ffep. 4pp addenda laid-in. Dustjacket has considerable edge wear and a closed, vertical tear to front panel. Weight, 300g. View more info

Almanach De La Esquella De La Torratxa Pera 1900

By: LOPEZ, Antoni - Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Libreria Espanyola: 1900

Edition: 12th Annual Edition

Seller ID: 22469

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Spanish language Almanac for the year 1900, full of great Art Nouveau illustration. 208pp, illustrated in b&w, advertising. Bound with original color wraps. Leather spine with raised bands. Paper covered boards in marbled finish. Red cloth corners. Sound binding, very tight. Some wear to leather spine, but milf. Gilt titles bright. Weight, 330g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Scots Proverbs and Rhymes

By: MacGREGOR, Forbes

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10279

Condition: Good VG


Selected and compiled with introduction, comments and a glossary by Forbes Macgregor. 48pp, illustrations by Mackay. Clean copy with a sound binding. Covers a little dusty. View more info

MacLaren's Gaelic self-taught, an introduction to Gaelic for Beginners

By: MacLAREN, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Gairm Publications: 1944

Edition: Reprint of Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 046371

Condition: VG+


4th edition of J.W. MacLean's Introduction to Gaelic for Beginners. With a Key and a guide to pronunciation. viii, 184 p. 19 cm. Clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. Some wear to tip of lower corner. Weight, 163g. View more info

MacLaren's Gaelic self-taught ... Reprint of fourth, revised, edition. (Key to exercises and answers to examination questions in MacLaren's Gaelic self-taught. Fourth edition.).

By: MACLAREN, James White

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Gairm: 1974

Edition: 4th Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 052946

Condition: Fine


An introduction to Gaelic for beginners [with a guide to pronunciation]. viii, 184pp, 40pp. 19 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the green cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is clean with a little top edge wear to the rear panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 294g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on sp... View more info

Miller Swinton's Language Lessons: An Elementary Grammar and Composition

By: MacMILLAN, J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, W. J. Gage & Co.: 1881

Edition: 9th Edition Revised

Seller ID: 34468

Condition: Good Plus


Language text adapted to the requirements of the Public Schools of Ontario. 1881 edition. 160pp. interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Boards show use with minor wear to cloth, a little mottling of brown cloth, some rubbing etc. Spine is bright and clean. Solid copy. Weight, 160g. View more info

Wordstruck: A Memoir

By: MacNEIL, Robert

Price: $7.30

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 10152

ISBN: 0-670-81871-2

Condition: About Fine


A memoir of the early life of Journalist and Television host, Robert MacNeil, and his fascination with words and language. 230pp. Bright, fresh copy with sound binding and like dustjacket. View more info

Wordstruck: a Memoir

By: MacNEIL, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038957

ISBN: 0-670-81871-2

Condition: Fine


MacNeil re-creates his own childhood and youth in Nova Scotia and recounts his growing love of words. 1st printing, 8vo, 230pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Fine/VG+ View more info

Brush Up Your Bible!

By: MACRONE, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Cader/HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07132

ISBN: 0-06-270024-3

Condition: Fine


A storehouse of biblical words and phrases and the original scriptural verses from which they originated. 366pp, illustrated. Not a Book Club edition. Near new copy - very clean and bright. View more info

La Bagatelle; Intended to Introduce Children of Four or Five Years Old to Some Knowledge of the French Language

By: Madame N. L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Baldwin and Cradock: 1846

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 12960

Condition: Good VG


Book of instruction in the French language aimed at small Children, girls in particular, of the Upper Classes. Not a School text, but a home text, or one for use with a Governess. Tiny, but attractive illustrations. 162pp, illustrated. Clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Calf bindinh with minor wear at extremities. Gilt titles to spine. Good copy. View more info

Ukrainian heritage notes : the language question in Galicia

By: MAGOCSI, Paul R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MASS., Ukrainian Studies Fund: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046892

Condition: About Fine


English language pamphlet. 22 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 4834303. Bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, stapled binding. Weight, 60g. View more info

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In Search of the Indo-Europeans: Language, Archaeology, and Myth

By: MALLORY, J. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition, second Printi

Seller ID: 045706

ISBN: 0500276161

Condition: VG+


An archaeological and linguistic monograph on the origins and expansion of the Indo-European peoples and language. 288pp, 175 illustrations A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding and light spine creasing. Near new. Unpacked weight, 712g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Soudainement: Un Temoignage De La Puissance Du Saint-Esprit a Changer Une Vie

By: McDONALD, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Owego, NY, Gateway Publications: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25002

ISBN: 0970407513

Condition: About 'As New'


French lanuage edition. Translated from the English by Luc April. 247pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 250g. View more info

The Second Book of Insults

By: McPHEE, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Van Nostrand: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039009

Condition: Fine


Invective, imprecation and castigation from a wide range of sources, with a cross-referenced index. 1st printing, 8vo, 132pp, illustrated by Graham Pilsworth. Hardcover with price-clipped dustjacket. Very clean, tight copy. Fine/VG+. Weight, 366g. View more info

Die Sprache Der Suaheli

By: MEINHOF, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin, Dietrich Reimer: 1941

Edition: Vierte Durchgesehne Auflage

Seller ID: 16595

Condition: Near Fine


Deutsche Kolonialsprachen, Band II. German language text. 116pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Virtually no wear to wraps. Weight, 170g. View more info

Langenscheidts Taschenworterbuch Der Lateinischen Und Deutschen Sprache

By: MENGE, Prof. Hermann

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Berlin, Langenscheidt: 1977

Edition: 21st Edition of 1912

Seller ID: 16363

ISBN: 3-469-10200-3

Condition: Near Fine


Compact size Latin to German and German to Latin dictionary. 576pp plus 460pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Weight, 525g. View more info

Mikhail Vasilelivich Nesterov: Life and Work

By: MICHAILOV Alexei

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Moscow, Sovietskii Khudozhnik: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26490

Condition: Very Good, or Better


Overview of the life and work of Russian artist, Mikhail Vasilievich Nesterov. Published in the U.S.S.R. in an edition of only 5000 copies, in 1958. 491pp, illustrated in color and in b&w, tipped-in color frontis. Russian language text. Interior is very bright and clean. Small ink inscription in Russian to ffep. 3/4" tear to lower edge of last page in book. Small, light stain to head of spine affecting only a small area of the tan cloth boards. Mild corner bump to lower corner of rear panel. Binding is tight and square, no damage to hingers. Dustjacket is very plain. This copy has conside... View more info

Style and Proportion : the language of prose and Poetry

By: MILES, Josephine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32731

Condition: About Fine


The author hopes to answer - 'How do the words and structures of language in literature differ from era to era, from place to place and from kind to kind'. ix, 212pp. Bright, clean and unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth.The unclipped dustjacket is complete showing a little top-edge wear and is somewhat rubbed and age-soiled. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 474g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weig... View more info

Studia Linguistica in Honorem Thaddaei Lehr-Splawinski

By: MILEWSKI, Tadeusz - et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Warszawa, Panstwowe Wydawn Naukowe: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26502

Condition: Near Fine


Polish and Russian text. Essays in Lingusitics in honor of celebrated scholar Lehr-Splawinski. Bibliography of work by Lehr-Splawinski, 1951-1961. 512pp, frontis portrait with facsimile signature, table, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket is clean but has a fair amount of edge wear and a small piece lost from top edge of rear panel. Heavy book weighing 1.22kg View more info