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1 ANDREWS, E[THAN] A[LLEN]. and, STODDARD, S[OLOMON] A grammar of the Latin language for the use of schools and colleges.
Boston Crocker & Brewster, 1855 Hard Cover Good 
The 52d ed. carefully revised and corrected by E.A. From the preface: "The grammar here presented to public originated in a design, formed several years since, of preparing a new edition of Adam's Latin Grammar, with such additions and corrections as the existing state of classical learning plainly demanded. We had not proceeded far in the execution of this purpose, before we were impressed with the conviction, which our subsequent researches continually confirmed, that the defects in that manual were so numerous, and of so fundamental a character that they could not be removed without a radical change in the plan of the work." From the website of Wikipedia the free encyclopedia, "Ethan Allen Andrews (1787-1858) was an American educator. He was born in Connecticut and graduated at Yale in 1810. He practiced law for several years, then (1822-28) was professor in the University of North Carolina, after which he taught at New Haven and Boston. He published a number of Latin textbooks and in 1850 a Latin-English lexicon, based on Freund which went through many revisions and came to be known as Harper's Latin Dictionary (1907). He published with Solomon Stoddard a Latin grammar, long very popular. A monograph, Slavery and the Domestic Slave Trade in the United States, was printed in Boston in 1836." xii, 323 pages, boards, some shelf wear otherwise very good. 
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2 BLOOM, LOIS Language Development : Form and Function in Emerging Grammars.
Cambridge, Mass. M. I. T. Press 1970 0262020564 / 9780262020565 Hard Cover 
Research Monograph No. 59. 270 pages, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. From the dj: For the psychologist, the book provides added insight into the relative development of syntactic expression and underlying cognitive function. 
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3 Dickson, Paul War Slang: American Fighting Words and Phrases from the Civil War to the Gulf War
New York Pocket Books 1995 0671750240 / 9780671750244 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
[12], 403 pages, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the former owner, a noted military collector. From the publisher: "Paul Dickson, one of the country's leading authorities on American slang, offers the first comprehensive collection of fighting words and phrases used by Americans at war. Arranged war by war, this definitive dictionary reveals military slang at its most colorful, innovative, brutal and ironic, and shows how language mirrors the unique experience of each war." From Library Journal: "Thousands of new words and phrases are created by soldiers in wartime, many of them becoming part of our everyday vocabulary. Dickson, the author of popular titles on subjects as diverse as American slang and ice cream, has collected the slang of American soldiers fighting in the Civil War, World Wars, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, and Cold War. A chapter is devoted to each (the World War II chapter alone contains over 3000 alphabetically arranged terms). Etymologies are given when available, and detailed sidebars explain the history of some of the most colorful expressions, e. G. , "Kilroy was here." The research work of linguistic scholar Charles Hogue, an extensive study of the Peter Tamony collection at the University of Missouri, and a comprehensive bibliography at the end of each chapter contribute to the accuracy of the text. An earlier work to consult is John Elting and others' Dictionary of Soldier Talk (Scribner, 1984) , although Dickson's work is the first to cover all our major wars. This text will become a standard reference work on war slang and is essential for public and academic libraries." 
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4 Dickson, Paul War Slang: American Fighting Words and Phrases from the Civil War to the Gulf War
New York Pocket Books 1995 0671750240 / 9780671750244 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
[12], 403 pages, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Paul Dickson, one of the country's leading authorities on American slang, offers the first comprehensive collection of fighting words and phrases used by Americans at war. Arranged war by war, this definitive dictionary reveals military slang at its most colorful, innovative, brutal and ironic, and shows how language mirrors the unique experience of each war." From Library Journal: "Thousands of new words and phrases are created by soldiers in wartime, many of them becoming part of our everyday vocabulary. Dickson, the author of popular titles on subjects as diverse as American slang and ice cream, has collected the slang of American soldiers fighting in the Civil War, World Wars, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, and Cold War. A chapter is devoted to each (the World War II chapter alone contains over 3000 alphabetically arranged terms). Etymologies are given when available, and detailed sidebars explain the history of some of the most colorful expressions, e. G. , "Kilroy was here." The research work of linguistic scholar Charles Hogue, an extensive study of the Peter Tamony collection at the University of Missouri, and a comprehensive bibliography at the end of each chapter contribute to the accuracy of the text. An earlier work to consult is John Elting and others' Dictionary of Soldier Talk (Scribner, 1984) , although Dickson's work is the first to cover all our major wars. This text will become a standard reference work on war slang and is essential for public and academic libraries." 
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5 Divine, Professor Robert A. Roosevelt and World War II
Baltimore Johns Hopkins Press 1969 0801810795 / 9780801810794 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
X, [2], 107 pages, frontispiece (portrait) , cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: “Robert Divine’s essays on Roosevelt are lucid and judicious. They offer in summary the best judgments that can be offered about controversial issues. Together, they constitute the only work of the kind that centers on the President rather than, more broadly, the United States government. ” ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.60 inches 
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6 DONOGHUE, DENIS England, their England. Commentaries on English language and literature.
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1988 0394564731 / 9780394564739 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
365 pages, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. From the publisher: England, Their England is Denis Donoghue's selection of his occasional writings on English literature and criticism, and is a companion to We Irish (1986) and to Reading America (1987. Beginning with a five-part essay that considers attitudes bearing on the growing 'diversity and proliferation' of the language and that touches upon some of the linguistic conditions governing the business of doing imaginative writing in English, Donoghue goes on to examine much of the British literary canon from Shakespeare to Lewis. 
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7 ELIOT, CHARLES editor The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato the Golden Sayings of Epictetus; the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (The Harvard Classics)
New York P. F. Collier & Son, 1937 Hard Cover Very Good 
The Harvard Classics edited by Charles W. Eliot, LL.D. The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato translated by Benjamin Jowett. The Golden Sayings of Epictetus translated by Hastings Crossley. The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Translated by George Long. With introduction and notes. [4], 345 pages, frontispiece (portrait), cloth, very good. 
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8 FISCHER, STEVEN ROGER A history of language.
London Reaktion Books 1999 1861890516 / 9781861890511 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
240 pages, cloth, dj, very good. "It is tempting to take the tremendous rate of contemporary linguistic change for granted. What is required, in fact, is a radical reinterpretation of what language is. Steven Roger Fischer begins his book with an examination of the modes of communication used by dolphins, birds and primates as the first contexts in which the concept of "language" might be applied. As he charts the history of language from the times of Homo erectus, Neanderthal humans and Homo sapiens through to the nineteenth century, when the science of linguistics was developed, Fischer analyses the emergence of language as a science and its development as a written form. He considers the rise of pidgin, Creole, jargon and slang, as well as the effects radio and television, propaganda, advertising and the media are having on language today. Looking to the future, he shows how electronic media will continue to reshape and re-invent the ways in which we communicate."[a] delightful and unexpectedly accessible book ... a virtuoso tour of the linguistic world."-The Economist. 
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9 Lanson, Gustave and, Tuffrau, Paul Manuel D'Histoire De La Littérature Française [Third Edition]
Paris Librairie Hachette 1936 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 
813 pages, well illustrated, boards, very good. Adapted for school use from Lanson's Histoire de la littérature française. 3rd edition. M60; 813 pages 
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10 OPDYCKE, JOHN B[AKER] Don't say it. A cyclopedia of English use and abuse. [Fourth edition]
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1946 Hard Cover Very Good- 
Viii, 850 pages, cloth, backstrip sun-faded otherwise very good. Attempts to present about twenty thousand terms from the points of view of spelling, pronunciation, use and meaning. 
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11 PILLSBURY, BARBARA and, WANG DING HO West Meets East: life among Chinese
Taipei, Caves Books 1972 Soft Cover Very Good 
146 pages, wrappers, very good. . From the publisher: Mastery of tones, proper grammar and a large vocabulary do not alone quip a Westerner to enjoy life among the Chinese. Only when he puts these into their proper social context and begins to perceive the myriads of nuances and subtleties which lie behind seemingly simple statements can he really begin to understand the Chinese people and their language. 
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12 PLAUTUS, TITUS MACCIUS The Menaechmi of Plautus, edited on the basis of Brix's edition, by Harold North Fowler. The students' series of Latin classics.
Chicago Benj. H. Sanborn & Co. 1927 Hard Cover Very Good 
213 pages, cloth, very good. From the preface: "This edition of the Menaechmi is based upon the third edition (Leipzig, 1880) by the late Dr. Julius Brix, that eminent Plautine critic, to whom all recent scholars are so deeply indebted." 
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13 QUINTILIAN M. Fabi Quintiliani Institutionis oratoriae libri XII. Edidit Ludovicus Radermacher. Pars Prior. Libros I-VI continens.
Lipsiae In Aedibus B. G. Teubneri 1907 Hard Cover Very Good 
Xii, [2], 361 pages, cloth, very good. Volume I only (Books 1 through 6). Part of the series Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: "Quintilian (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus) c.A.D. 35–c.A.D. 95, Roman rhetorician, b. Calagurris (now Calahorra), Spain. He taught rhetoric at Rome (Pliny the Younger and possibly Tacitus were among his pupils) and, as a public teacher, was endowed with a salary by Vespasian, who also made him consul. His Institutio oratoria, a complete survey of rhetoric in 12 books, begins with a discussion of the education of the young and proceeds with the various principles of rhetoric. The last book deals with the life of the orator outside his profession, e.g., his morality and his deportment. The 10th book contains a list of great writers with brief but acute criticisms of their important works. Quintilian's style is among the most beautiful in his period; he succeeds in demonstrating what he sets out to inculcate—the necessity of good taste and moderation in rhetoric. He had great influence in antiquity and in the Renaissance. A number of declamations formerly assigned to him were falsely attributed." 
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14 Stormonth, James Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language [9th Edition, Revised with a Supplement] Including a Very Copious Selection of Scientific Terms for Use in Schools and Colleges and As a Book of General Reference.
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1887 Ninth Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
795 pages, hinges cracked, backstrip frayed, staining to inside back cover, text clean. Ninth revised edition. "Pronunciation carefully revised by The Rev. P. H. Phelp, M. A. Cantab." The author James Stormonth (1824-1882) , Episcopalian minister and lexicographer, was reputedly born in Edinburgh. 
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15 Williams, Edna Rees The Conflict of Homonyms in English Yale Studies in English Vol. 100
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1970 0208009191 / 9780208009197 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xii, 127 pages, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: A study of the reason words disappear from languages. ; 127 pages 
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