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Manuscripts: American Indians in Linguistics; A Note on a Walbiri Tradition of Antonymy; Toward a Papago Grammar [with Albert Alvarez]

By: Hale, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 23256


Ditto copies of three typwritten manuscripts, pp. 13, 22, and 34. Each stapled in upper left corner, with tell-tale purple ink; each with references. Some dog-eared pages. Hale was a linguist with an endowed chair at MIT, who studied endangered and previously unknown languages. He advanced the theory that some languages were non-configuational, cohering around "clusters" rather than the familiar structure of languages like English. He recruited native speakers ... View more info

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Norsk-Engelsk Stor Ordbok [Norweigan-English Dictionary]

By: Kirkeby, Willy A.

Price: $112.00

Publisher: Oslo, Kunnskapsforlaget: 1986

Seller ID: 20552


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 1,373. Blue cloth boards, no jacket. Endpapers are a map of the North Sea. Light edge wear and smudging. View more info

Historical Dictionary of American Slang Vol. II

By: Lighter, J.E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10321


Quarto (28cm), pp. 736. Some light staining on head and tail of text block, slight corner bumping at head of spine. First Edition. View more info

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The Universal Dictionary of the English Language

By: Wyld, Henry Cecil, ed.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Standard American Corporation: 1938

Seller ID: 22827


Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 1440. Brown faux-leather with gilt titling and red, black and gilt decoration. All edges speckled with red. Wear and bumping to edges. Binding loosening but intact. 1/2" tear at edge of first few front papers. "A new and original compilation giving all pronunciations in simplified and in more exact phonetic notations, extensive etymologies, definitions, the latest accepted words in scientific, technical, and general use, with copious illustr... View more info