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A course of Gaelic grammar

By: Reid, Duncan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Sinclair, 1902

Edition: New edition


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with black titles over stiff card boards, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, front endpaper excised, no inscriptions. viii + 164 pages View more info

A glossary of the Dorset dialect: with a grammar

By: Barnes, William

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Guernsey, Toucan Press, 1970

Edition: Second Edition


Reading copy, an ex University library paperback with the usual stamps, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket. viii + 126 pages, index. A facsimile of the 1884 first edition View more info

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A glossary or collection of words, phrases, place names, superstitions, &c. current in East Lincolnshire.

By: Good, Jabez

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Long Sutton, Jabez Good, 1911

Edition: Third Edition


Hardback bound in black cloth cloth worn at edges and corners bumped. Spine missing and remains of repairs with white sticky paper on boards. Neat name on front endpaper. 152 pages, 4 photos on plate (2 of the author). Includes how to pronounce place names (Alford - Hawforth), a history of Burgh le Marsh and how to estimate the weight of a bullock or pig from measuring their girth View more info

A grammar of the English language in a series of letters: Intended for the use of schools and of young persons in general; but more especially for the use of soldiers, sailors, apprentices, and plough-boys

By: Cobbett, William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Thomas Dolby, 1819

Edition: Third Edition


Hardback book bound in original paper boards, front board detached and rear board nearly so, backstrip missing, page edges rough cut, no inscriptions. 186 pages + 2 pages of publisher's adverts View more info

A guide to old English: fourth edition revised with prose and verse texts and glossary

By: Michell, Bruce & Robinson, Fred C.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing, 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xvi + 354 pages, notes, glossary, index View more info

A history of modern English sounds and morphology

By: Ekwall, Eilert; Ward, Alan (ed.)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1975

Edition: First English Edition


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xvi + 134 pages, notes, bibliography, index View more info

A manual of phonography, or, writing by sound: a natural method of writing by signs that represent spoken sounds; adapted to the English language as a complete system of phonetic shorthand

By: Pitman, Isaac

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fred. Pitman, 1879

Edition: Reprint


Reading copy, hardback tightly bound in faded beige cloth with gilt titles, cloth worn at corners, 2 names/dates [1880 & 1894] on front endpaper, childish scribble on 3 pages [middle of p18, margin of p31, small squiggle on p46], adult annotation on p52. 64 pages + 4pp adverts, illustrations in the text, index View more info

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A polyglot of foreign proverbs comprising French, Italian German, Dutch, Spanish, Portugese and Danish with English translations

By: Bohn, Henry G.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Bohn, 1857

Edition: First Edition


A half leather bound hardback with faded gilt lettering and flower pattern plus raised bands on the spine. Edges and corners very rubbed and worn. Spine very worn at ends. Marbled endpapers with linen tape repair at hinge. Name on half title page in red ink. Contents generally clean. 580 pages including index. View more info

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A primer of bibliography

By: Mallaber, K. A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Association of Assistant Librarians, 1954

Edition: First Edition


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with faded gilt titles, spine slightly worn, date and name of previous owner written on inside cover. 192 pages, illustrations in text, index. View more info

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A pronouncing Gaelic dictionary: to which is prefixed a concise but most comprehensive Gaelic grammar

By: M'Alpine, Neil

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant, 1898

Edition: Eleventh Edition


Clean hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, hinges cracked but holding, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. lx + 550 pages View more info

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A pronouncing Gaelic-English dictionary

By: MacAlpine, Neil

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Alexander Maclaren & Sons, 1934

Edition: Reprint


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. xvi + 281 pages + 5pp adverts, 2 illustrations View more info

A reader on language variety

By: Butler, Christopher S. & Hartmann, Reinhard R. K.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press, 1976

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. vi + 132 pages, bibliography. Volume 1 in the 'Exeter linguistic studies' series View more info

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A Scots dialect dictionary: comprising the words in use from the latter part of the seventeenth century to the present day

By: Warrack, Alexander

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W. & R. Chambers, Ltd., 1930

Edition: First Edition


Good reading copy, ex 'Daily Sketch' library with several stamps, but contents are clean, complete & tightly bound in a grubby brown cloth binding. xxiv + 718 pages, map. Handy for crosswords - most of the compilers of the broadsheet cryptic crosswords use Chambers. View more info

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A second book of recitations (advanced)

By: Pertwee, Ernest

Price: £20.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name/date on front endpaper, else unmarked. 224 pages. Uncommon school reciter, formerly published in 1906 as part of Lyra Britannica, but this edition is not listed in the British Library. No printed date but the inscription is dated 1932, so probably published around 1930 View more info

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A short dictionary of languages

By: Parlett, David S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: English Universities Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. [vi] + 154 pages View more info