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The Chinese-English Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Torrance, California, U.S.A., Heian International Publishing, Incorporated: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17938K


Crisp, clean, as new copy. No spine crease, no cover lift, no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Clearly never used. Contents are an adaptation of the dictionary compiled by the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute and published in 1979. All entries arranged by Chinese Phonetic alphabetical order. Includes a Chinese character radical index plus six appendices. Contains over 5000 single character entries and over 80,000 compound entries, set phrases and examp... View more info

The Epigraphic Society Volume 3 Part Two

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Epigraphic Society: 1976

Edition: Bicentennial Issue

Seller ID: 20939


Very clean, nice journal -- blue cover with darker blue spine. No tears, no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Contents incolude, but are not limited to the foollowing topics: the roots of Libyan, structure of the Zuni language, a theory concerning the Indus seals, the Gowen Bluff Shelter, remains of Indo-Aryan culture on the Hawaiian Islands. the Pima myth of Persophone; and an ancient Judean inscription from Tennessee. View more info

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Language and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language

By: Devitt, Michael;Sterelny, Kim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press: 1987

Seller ID: 24640


Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing, pristine inside and out. Dustjacket protected with brand new mylar cover. An intermediate study of the philosophy of language from a naturalistic perspective. 274 pages including index. View more info

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The Primacy of the Subjective: Foundations for a Unified Theory of Mind And Language

By: Georgalis, Nicholas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25170


Book itself is like new -- crisp and bright with snow white pages and page edges. Jacket shows no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Lengthy inscription by author to his former professor on front free endpaper.A monograph which explores the concept of minimal content on both the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language. 362 pages. Indexed. View more info

Sign, Symbol and Script; An Account of Man's Efforts to Write

By: Jensen, Hans

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17286K


Very nice, clean copy. No names or writing. Small bit of wear to upper front corner. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Originally published in Germany in 1935. This is the first American edition, but is also the third revised overall. Discusses in great depth man's evolution toward the written word as we know it. Contains more than 600 tables, pictures and specimens of script drawn from all types of inscriptions, including tombs, preciou... View more info

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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

By: Ostler, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27134TB


Crisp, beautiful book -- no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, no names or writing and clean as a whistle inside and out. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. A fascinating history -- an amalgam of facts and anecdotes, which tell the story of the world's languages. 615 pages. View more info

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A Study of the Language of Eighth Century Lombardic Documents

By: Politzer, Robert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Self-published: 1949

Seller ID: 27765


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no spine crease and not even any cover lift. Book was published originally in 1947 as part of his doctoral dissertation and reprinted here in 1949 after he received his degree.The subtitle of nthe book is A Statistical Analysos of the Paleographico Lombardo. Book measures 5-1/2" x7-1/2" and has 171 pages. View more info

To the Letter; A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing

By: Simon Garfield

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York City, Gotham Books/ Penguin Group: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30299


Crisp, clean, clearly new book which has never been read. There are no names or writing and the dustjacket flap has not been clipped. The book measures 5-3.4" x 8-1/4" and has 464 pristine pages. The dustjacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book is about the lost art of letter writing in an era of digital communication. The book covers many interesting themes, incl;uding love in its both earliest forms and later forms; how to write a perfect letter... View more info