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Dictionary of biological equivalents German-English

By: Artschwager, E.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: The Williams & Wilkins Company: 1930

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11864

Front hinge weak. 225 pp. plus 6 plates. View more info

Composition of scientific words

By: Brown, R.W.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: The author: 1956

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 11866

Price label on front pastedown, otherwise scarcely used. (2), 882 pp. View more info

The Oxford Classical Dictionary

By: Cary, M., Denniston, J.D., Duff, J. Wight, Nock, A.D., Ross, W.D. and H.H. Scullard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press: 1950

Edition: Reprint of 1949 edition

Seller ID: 1126

V.g., cover sl. abraded, sl. foxing to end papers only, internally unshaken and unworn. A standard work of reference for classicists, with terse but comprehensive descriptions and well annotated with sources and cross-references. Some of the entries are exquisitely scholarly, especially those describing profoundly obscure individuals. Achaemenid kings of ancient Persia are sadly given a somewhat perfunctory treatment. xx, 971 pp. As this is a heavy book, please ask for a... View more info

__________ _______ __ ___________ ______ ________ [Handbook on taxonomy of vascular plants] T. 1

By: Fedorov, An. & Kirpichnikov, M.Ai.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, Moskva: 1954

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11901

Owner's signature. 110 pp. View more info

A case study in diachronic phonology: the Japanese Onbin sound changes

By: Frellesvig, Bjarke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aarhus University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2269

Sl. shelf-wear, otherwise little used. A study of the history of Japanese diachronic linguistic phonology and Onbin (euphony) from Old and Middle Japanese to the present day, the author having had a research scholarship at the University of Waseda, Tokyo and also studied at the University of Copenhagen, SOAS and UCLA. Uses Henning Anderson's methods to analyse trends in the mutation of the Japanese language. 168 pp. View more info

A dictionary of archaic and provincial words, obsolete phrases, proverbs, and ancient customs, from the fourteenth century (vol. 1 A-I, vol. 2 J-Z

By: Halliwell, J.O.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: John Russell Smith, London: 1881

Edition: 10th edition

Seller ID: 11853

Bookplates of N.D. Simpson in each volume. Front hinge of vol. 1 starting. View more info

The language of sport

By: Hare, C.E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Country Life: 1939

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15904

Little used. Owner's signature. It should be noted that the term sport in the title refers to field sports, i.e. the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable [Oscar Wilde]. View more info

A Turkish-English dictionary

By: Hony, H.C. & Iz, Fahir

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1967 repr. of 1957 edition

Edition: 2nd ed.

Seller ID: 602

xii + 419 pp., v.g. with only sl. soiling of page edges from light use. A concise dictionary, with compounds, giving derivation of some foreign (but not arabic) imports, indication of stress, irregular plurals etc. View more info

A glossary of botanic terms, with their derivation and accent

By: Jackson, Benjamin Daydon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Duckworth: 1928

Edition: 4th edition

Seller ID: 15667

V.g., spine sl. sunned. Ex-library copy with faint stamps. This glossary also explains the derivation of terms, so serves as a dictionary as well as a glossary. Another useful feature of this classic work is that the first user of the term is often named. x, (2), 481 pp. View more info

Our spoken language

By: James, A. Ll.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1938

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11875

A tidy copy. 176 pp. View more info

Collins Phrase Books: Portuguese

By: Lamb, N.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Collins: 1972

Edition: Reprint of 1969 edition

Seller ID: 606

Good (pages tanned). A few pencil marks in text. 160 pp, maps of Portugal on end papes. View more info

Fundamentos geneticos del lenguaje

By: Lopez Garcia, Angel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ediciones Catedra: 2002

Seller ID: 4399

Scarcely used. 251 pp. View more info

Damms Lommeordboker Engelsk-Norsk Norsk-Engelsk

By: Myklestad, J. Meyer & Soraas, H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: N.W. Damm & Son: 1952

Seller ID: 621

Front cover creased, some edge-wear. Pocket-sized dictionary, the Norwegian-English part being indented on fore-edge. 245, (4) pp. View more info

Scientific Russian: a textbook for classes and self-study

By: Perry, James W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Interscience, New York: 1950

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8025

Ex-lilbrary copy but little used. xix, 816 pp. View more info

The Oxford dictionary of modern Greek: Greek-English

By: Pring, J.T.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1965

Seller ID: 612

Jacket torn at hinges, internally little used. View more info

Dictionariolum trilingue

By: Ray, John; introduction by W.T. Stearn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ray Society: 1981

Edition: Facsimile edition, first published in 1675

Seller ID: 15902

Almost unused. 91 pp. in facsimile; 24 pp. of prelims, 2 page subject index at end. View more info

__________ _______ __ ___________ ______ ________ [Handbook on taxonomy of vascular plants] T. 2: ________-_______ ______ ___ _________ {Latin-Russian Dictionary for botanists]

By: Zabinkova, I.N. & Kirpichnikov, M. Ai.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, Moskva: 1957

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11902

Owner's bookplate. 336 pp. View more info

_ycc___ _______ [Russian surnames]

By: ________, _._. [Unbegaun, B.O.]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Progress, Moskva: 1989

Edition: 1st Russian edition

Seller ID: 17696

Hinges internally weak, trh corner bumped. The original edition, in English, had one major drawback in that all its content was in Roman script, citing transliterations of the Russian surnames that required users familiar with Russian to mentally convert them back into Cyrillic. Given that the original OUP edition of 1972 is long out of print and scarce, this translation (printed in a generous edition of 50,000 copies according to the tirage statement at rear) is to be r... View more info