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Is That A Fish in Your Ear?, Bellos, David
1 Bellos, David Is That A Fish in Your Ear?
NY Faber & Faber 2011 0865478570 / 9780865478572 1st US Edition. Boards Fine Near Fine Book 
373 pp., index. Close to new. square, crisp. Princeton's director of translation examines the challenges of crossing language barriers. Subtitle: Translation and the Meaning of Everything Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In 
Price: 6.50 USD
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2 Karmi, Hasan S. Al-Manar English-Arabic Dictionary (Student Edition)
Beirut Longman/Librairie Du Liban 1983 Later Printing. Brown Leatherette Near Fine Near Fine Book 
903 pp. Nearly new, small black slash mark on top edge. Gilt lettering. No writing or underlining. A dictionary of about 40,000 common words in English with their meanings given in Arabic. Many thumbnail illustrations. The dictionary is intended to provide a general working vocabulary to college students Size: 8vo-8 in Tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 McCrum, Robert;Cran, William;MacNeil, Robert Story of English
New York Viking Press 1986 0670804673 / 9780670804672 First American Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 4to -- 10 in Tall 
384 pp. Bumped corners, lightly crinkled dj edges. Dot on preliminary page. Otherwise text is clean, binding sturdy. A companion to the PBS series on the history of English and its current status. Numerous photos, historical illustrations. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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4 Pei, Mario The Story of Language
Philadelphia J.P. Lippincott 1965 4th Printing of Revised Edition. Cloth Very Good Good Book 
491 pp., strong binding. "New, revised edition" of Pei's classic popular introduction to linguistics. First published in 1949. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.00 USD
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5 Reif, Joseph A.; Levinson, Hanna Hebrew Basic Course
Washington, D.C. Foreign Service Institute 1965 Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket Textbook 
552 pp. Corners curled, moderate wear. Binding strong, crease on spine. No markings in text. No casettes or DVDs included. Two catalogs of language instruction laid in. Detailed introduction and instruction in informal modern Hebrew as encountered in Israel. Text in English, Anglicized phonetic equivalents and Hebrew alphabet. Pointers on pronunciation, many pattern drills, 14-pp. glossary at rear. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Shaw, Harry Spell It Right!
NY Barnes & Noble 1971 389002992 Reprint Trade Paperback Good 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
149 pp. Faded red and gray wraps, light creases on cover, moderately thumbed, corners rubbed. No markings, binding OK. A former NYU writing instructor presents six "common sense, psychologically tested" methods for improving spelling ability. Especially useful are the lists of look-alike and sound-alike words. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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7 Shrodes, Caroline; Shugrue, Michael; Belford, Fontaine Maury, Eds The Conscious Reader
NY Allyn and Bacon 1998 020526848X / 9780205268481 7th Edition, 4th Printing. Trade Papeback Very Good Textbook 
971 pp. Previous owner's name on half-title page; no other markings. Thumbed, binding firm, still close to new. A college reader of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Scores of selections chosen to illustrate various writing techniques, such as analysis, argument, diction, narration, etc. `The preface states the reader aims to promote multidisciplinary learning reflecting cultural diversity. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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8 Vizetelly, Frank H Words We Misspell
NY Funk & Wagnalls 1921 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo -- 7 in Tall 
249 pp. plus end matter. Gilt titling still bright on gray cloth. Bumped corners, else near fine. No markings. Moderately toned pages. No markings. A collection of 10,000 words. It's actually much more than a spelling list. Entries include tips on remembering the spelling and avoiding mix-ups with similar words. Also hints on pronunciation and usage. Plus general rules or patterns of spelling (and the many exceptionsP. Part of the Standard Desk-Book Series. 12mo -- 7 in Tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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