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Ball, Allan Perley. The Satire of Seneca on the Apotheosis of Claudius, Commonly Called the Apocolocyntosis. A Study. New York: Columbia University Press, 1902. vii, 256 pages. Index. Columbia University Studies in Classical Philology. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine call number, stamp on top edge, stamp on copyright page, stamp on rear flyleaf; pocket inside rear cover. Most of the pages are still unopened, but some have been opened carelessly and have some tears. #26904. $35
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Burnz, Eliza Boardman. Burnz's Phonic Shorthand, for Schools, Business Writing and Reporting. Arranged on the Basis of Isaac Pitman's 'Phonography'. This Work in All Respects A Self-Instructor. Tuckahoe, New York: Burnz & Co. Phonographic Publishers, 1911. 14th edition, Revised and Improved by the Author, 1901. Cover title: 'Burnz's Fonic Shorthand.' 120 pages. Illustrations. Fair hardcover; lacks backstrip; font hinge weak; tear on page 87/88; some marginal notations; name and address and notes on blank front flyleaf. #30034. $70
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Congres International des Slavistes. VII Congres International des Slavistes, Varsovie, 21-27 aout 1973. Communications de la delegation francaise. Paris: Institut d'Etudes Slaves, 1973. Small 4to (medium-large book). 374 pages. Illustrations. Text in French. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #23262. $25
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Dinnsen, Daniel A., editor. Current Approaches to Phonological Theory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979. xiii, 335 pages. Bibliography. Based on papers and discussions from the Conference on the Differentiation of Current Phonological Theories held at Indiana University, Bloomington, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 1977. Good hardcover. ISBN 0253315964. #20617. $60
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Fisiak, Jacek, editor. Papers and Studies in Contrastive Linguistics. Volume One. Karpacz Conference on Contrastive Linguistics, 16-18 December 1971. Poznan: Adam Mickiewicz University & Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics, 1973. 1st printing. Small 4to (medium-large book). 142 pages. Bibliography. Contributors include Waldemar Marton, Tadeusz Zabrocki, Maria Lipinska, Wolf-Dietrich Bald, Stefan Konderski, Piotr Kakietek, Anna Morel, Andrzej Kopczynski, Bogdan Lawendowski, Tomasz P. Krzeszowski, and Elzbieta Muskat-Tabakowska. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover), top part of spine frayed and worn. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #24714. $35
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Frank, Carl, Herausgeber. Strassburger Keilschrifttexte in sumerischer und babylonischer Sprache. Berlin und Leipzig: Walter De Gruyter, 1928. Small 4to. 36 pages and 20 pages of plates. Schriften der Strassburger Wissenschaflichen Gesellschaft in Heidelberg, Neue Folge 9. Heft. Text in German. Good stiff (soft cover); edges worn and slightly torn. #29012. $27.50
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Harris, Alice C. Endoclitics and the Origins of Udi Morphosyntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. 1st printing. xvi, 299 pages. Index. Bibliography. 'Udi is an endangered language which belongs to the Lezgian subgroup of the North East Caucasian (Nakh-Daghestan, NEC) language family. - Preface. As New hardcover in As New good dust jacket. ISBN 0199246335. #29317. $40
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Hatch, Evelyn, and Hossein Farhady. Research Design and Statistics for Applied Linguistics. Rowley, Massachusetts: Newbury House Publishers, 1982. 1st printing. xvii, 290 pages. Index. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover), edges and corners slightly rubbed; unrelated gift inscription on title page. ISBN 0883772027. #27879. $60
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He, Yuanjian. An Introduction to Government-Binding Theory in Chinese Syntax. Foreword by David C. Bennett. Lewiston, New York; Queenstown, Ontario; Lampeter, Wales: Edwin Mellen Press, 1996. vi, 241 pages. Index. Bibliography. A revision of the author's doctoral thesis, completed at the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies in August 1990. Very good hardcover; stamp inside rear cover. ISBN 0773488413. #29831. $175
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Hirst, Gertrude Mary. Collected Classical Papers of Gertrude Mary Hirst, Professor of Greek and Latin, Barnard College, Columbia University, Former Scholar of Newnham College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1938. xii, 117 pages. Index. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. #29616. $27.50
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Lange, Victor, und Hans-Gert Roloff, editors. Dichtung, Sprache, Gesellschaft: Akten des IV. Internationalen Germanisten-Kongress 1970 Princeton. Frankfurt: Athenaum Verlag, 1971. x, 635 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. Beiheft zum Jahrbuch fur Internationale Germanistik, 1. Text in German. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #23806. $20
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McQuade, Donald A. The Territory of Language: Linguistics, Stylistics, and the Teaching of Composition. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986. 1st printing. xiv, 389 pages. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0809312174. #23893. $30
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Mata i Araujo, Don Luis. Nuevo Epitome de Gramatica Castellana, o Metodo Sencillo. Madrid: Imprenta de Don Norberto Llorenci, 1853. Novisima Edicion. 16mo (small book). 133 pages. Very good hardcover bound in vellum. #29508. $45
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Mulligan, William H., Jr., editor. A Historical Dictionary of American Industrial Language. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. 1st printing. xii, 332 pages. Index. Bibliography. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label marks, stamp and sticker on front flyleaf. ISBN 0313241716. #26892. $27.50
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Petraglia, Joseph, and Deepika Bahri, editors. The Realms of Rhetoric: The Prospect for Rhetoric Education. Foreword by Wayne C. Booth. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2003. 1st printing. ix, 279 pages. Index. Bibliography. As New hardcover. ISBN 0791458091. #30026. $70
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Pietramellara, Giacomo. Raccolta di Divisi o Motti Araldici. Seri I. Roma: Tipograpfia Poliglotta, 1896. 1st printing. v, 94 pages. Index. Text in Italian. Good hardcover. Bookplate of Francisi de Neapolis, Ducis Campobelli inside front cover. #18955. $20
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Smith, Harlie L., A. Nashat Naja, and James A. Snow, editors. Modern Written Arabic. Washington, D.C.: Foreign Service Institute, Department of State, 1969. Small 4to (medium-large books). 2 volumes. Foreign Service Institute Basic Course Series. Volume 2 published in 1974. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover). Some writing and underlining in volume 1. #26046. $70
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Srivastava, R. N. Studies in Language and Linguistics. Delhi, India: Kalinga Publications, 1994. 325 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Studies in Language and Linguistics, Volume III. Title: Bi/Multilingualism. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket; some underlining and marginalia. ISBN 8185163472. #29710. $30
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Von Raffler-Engel, Walburga, Guest editor. Child Language--1975. New York: International Linguistic Association, 1975. vii, 531 pages. Word: Journal of the International Linguistic Association, Volumes 27, Number 1-2-3, April-August-December 1971. 'The purpose of this collection of essays is to show by actual examples that the acquisition of the child's mother tongue is part of his process of socialization...Each culture has its peculiar form of baby talk, the way in which one talks to infants and small children.' - Introduction. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). Upper corner of rear cover missing. #23459. $60
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Welskopf, Elisabeth Charlotte, editor. Soziale Typenbegriffe im alten Griechenland und ihr Fortleben in den Sprachen der Welt. Band 1. Teil 1. Belegstellenverzeichnis altgriechischer sozialer Typenbegriffe von Homer bis Aristoteles. Vorbemerkung von Rudolf Welskopf. Vorbemerkungen zu der Belegstellensammlung von Detlef Rossler. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1985. xxxvii, 1022 pages. Contents: Belegstellenverzeichnis altgriechischer sozialer Typenbegriffe von Homer bis Aristoteles, A-I. Introductory text in German, all other text in Greek. Good hardcover. Library call number on spine, library stamp on copyright page. #27029. $80
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