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By: Bellos, David
Publisher: NY, Faber & Faber: 2011
Edition: 1st US Edition.
Seller ID: 010210
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 View more info
By: Karmi, Hasan S.
Publisher: Beirut, Longman/Librairie Du Liban: 1983
Edition: Later Printing.
Seller ID: 009458
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 View more info
Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1986
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 0503003727
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. View more info
By: Pei, Mario
Publisher: Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott: 1965
Edition: 4th Printing of Revised Edition.
Seller ID: 009452
491 pp., strong binding. "New, revised edition" of Pei's classic popular introduction to linguistics. First published in 1949. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info
Publisher: Washington, D.C., Foreign Service Institute: 1965
Seller ID: 010320
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 View more info
By: Shaw, Harry
Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 1971
Seller ID: 005718
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. View more info
Publisher: NY, Allyn and Bacon: 1998
Edition: 7th Edition, 4th Printing.
Seller ID: 009931
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 View more info
Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1921
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 009066
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 ... View more info