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Publisher: London: HarperCollins, 1994.,
New ed. Comprehensive dictionary, with over 68,000 references. Pp. 10/1044/2 (ads.) Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. VG/G+. View more info
By: BARBER, Charles.
Publisher: Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1964. 0,
1st ed. "The aim of the book is to give an account of the changes which have taken place in the English language in England in the past few decades. The idea behind this is that the living language is the right place to begin all language study, and that this applies to historical linguistics as much as to descriptive linguistics." Pp.10/154, owners name to fep. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info
Publisher: London: Penguin, 1993.,
"A first section considers present-day English, its sounds, grammar, vocabulary and stylistic varieties. A second section describes the growth of the language over the centuries and concludes with chapters on the social context of English language studies and the role of English in the modern world." Pp.10/362. Pbk. VG. View more info
By: BREWER, Rev. Dr.
Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1883.,
New edition. "the Publishers sincerely hope that this 'Guide' may be the means of supplying a lack which has been long felt by intelligent teachers, and of raising English composition in schools from the puerile repetition of a hackneyed fable, or the random 'common places' of a moral essay, into an art which has for its object the analysis, illustration, development, and expression, of solid thought." Pp.xvi/426/16(Lists of school books), inscribed to "C.H.... View more info
By: BYRNE, Mary.
Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1987. 0715388312,
"Over 1,000 of the most common word elements are described - and you don't have to be an expert in Latin or Greek to make many amazing discoveries about familiar words." Pp.224. Grey cloth, dustwrapper slightly rubbed. VG/G+. View more info
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, USA: Winthrop Publishers, 1978.,
1st ed. "Solid coverage of the basics of effective communication is provided... Primary emphasis is on public speaking, but attention is given to interpersonal communication as well. The book's ten chapters were written by members of the Speech Department of Western Kentucky University..." Pp.9/261 with b/w illustrations throughout. P/b. G+. View more info
Publisher: London: BCA, 2002.,
Rep. ".....offers the interested general reader, the language professional, and the student alike, strightforward and immediate access to 1,000 grammatical terms and their meanings: it is both an A-Z reference and guide to the subject." Pp.448. Blue cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info
By: FOWLER, H.W.
Publisher: London: Guild Publishing, 1989.,
5th rep. "... It brims with useful information, and is astonishingly cheap." Pp. 20/725. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w has small closed tear to top of spine. VG/G+. View more info
Publisher: Tipton: Black Country Society , 1969.,
2nd imp. Collection of stories. Pp. 128, photograph to Introduction. P/b. G+. View more info
Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962.,
"Apart from two chapters on grammar and punctuation, this guide os concerned with the choice and arrangement of words in such a way as to get an idea as exactly as possible out of one mind into another." Pp, 272, page edges slightly toned. P/b. G. View more info
Publisher: London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., 1957.,
Rep. "The ideal behind this little book is the Humanist ideal, so admirably set forth in the Report entitled 'The Teaching of English in England.' " Pp. 323. Decorated boards with blue spine. VG. View more info
Publisher: Lewes, Sussex: Sussex Press, Printed and Published by Baxter and Son, 1839 . 0,
First Edition. A very good early half leather binding. 8vo. pp.24/pp.194/[2pp. - Subscribers' List] . 8.75" x 5.75" x 0.75" . Maroon calf covered spine and corners, over marbled boards. Boards scuffed and edges rubbed. Smooth spine with gilt title. Endpapers lightly toned. Library label to the verso of the front board: 'Quatuor Coronati Lodge London No. 2076.' Light foxing to title, first few leaves, index and subscriber's list. Otherwise clean text throughou... View more info
By: KEANE, A.H.
Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1878.,
4th edition, enlarged and revised. "To the present edition have been added two appendices. The first contains twelve versions, synoptically arranged, of the Lord's Prayer, at different periods, from the earliest times till the sixteenth century...The second consists of a digest or summary of all existing Saxon and Englsih remains down to the beginning of the fourteenth century. It includes an account of the extant MSS, their probable date, dialect in which written, w... View more info