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In Memory of J.R. Firth, Bazell, C.E., J.C. Catford, M.A.K. Halliday and R.H. Robins, eds.
1 Bazell, C.E., J.C. Catford, M.A.K. Halliday and R.H. Robins, eds. In Memory of J.R. Firth
London Longmans, 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Slight forward cock to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Published by Longmans, London, 1966, in First Edition state. Gilt stamped grey cloth boards in dust jacket. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Book-plate affixed neatly. 500 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Benson, James and William S. Greaves, eds. Systemic Perspectives on Discourse, Volume 1
Norwood, New Jersey Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1985 Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Contributions by each of the editors, plus by M.A.K. Halliday, Ruqaiya Hasan, William Mann, Michael Gregory, and many others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 Berwick, Robert C. and Amy S. Weinberg The Grammatical Basis of Linguistic Performance: language use and acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts MIT Press, 1984 0262021927 / 9780262021920 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, still bright and shiny, but sunned a bit on spine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.80 USD
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Circus and Culture: A Semiotic Approach, Bouissac, Paul
4 Bouissac, Paul Circus and Culture: A Semiotic Approach
Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University Press, 1977 0253313546 / 9780253313546 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Another fine contribution to the series, Advances in Semiotics. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, not price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 206 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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5 Bowerman, Melissa Early Syntactic Development: a cross-linguistic study with special reference to Finnish
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press, 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Perfectly serviceable reference copy, withdrawn from an academic library, with all usual markings thereof, plus removal of library sticker on cover at top near spine. Otherwise, tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy (but for library markings), and neither highlighting nor underlining. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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Kenneth Lee Pike Bibliography (Arcadia Bibliographica Virorum Eruditorum, Vasciculus 10), Brend, Ruth M., editor and compiler
6 Brend, Ruth M., editor and compiler Kenneth Lee Pike Bibliography (Arcadia Bibliographica Virorum Eruditorum, Vasciculus 10)
Bloomington, Indiana Eurolingua, 1987 0931922283 / 9780931922282 First Edition Paperback Good Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and mostly clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear, though ex-library, with usual markings to inside rear cover, ink-stamp to front cover--else Very Good. Complete bibliography (to 1986) of the influential SIL linguist, Kenneth Pike. 56 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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7 Carroll, John B. And Freedle, Roy O., Editors Language Comprehension and the Acquisition of Knowledge
New York John H. Wiley and Sons, 1972 Hard Cover Good Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Ex-library copy with usual discard markings. Some lines in red pen on front free endpaper, otherwise text free of markings of any kind. Binding tight and square. Light wear to boards and dust jacket. Explores the question of how people come to understand language discourse from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 Cohen, Marcel Language: Its Structure and Evolution
Coral Gables, Fl University of Miami Press, 1970 0870241540 / 9780870241543 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Black cloth boards are lightly scuffed; binding is tight; no highlighting, underlining, notes or other marks to text or endpapers. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.25 USD
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9 Den Ouden, Bernard D. Language and Creativity: an interdiscplinary essay in Chomskyan humanism
Lisse, The Netherlands The Peter de Ridder Press, 1975 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sterling condition softcover copy, near gift-quality. Tips unfurled, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Yellow stock wrappers, appears unread. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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10 Gans, Eric The Origin of Language: a formal theory of representation
Berkeley University of California, 1981 First Edition Near Fine Very Good 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, still bright and shiny, if showing a bit of shelf-wear. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.20 USD
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Meaning and Translation: philosophical and linguistic approaches, Guenthner, F. and M. Guenthner-Reutter, eds.
11 Guenthner, F. and M. Guenthner-Reutter, eds. Meaning and Translation: philosophical and linguistic approaches
London Duckworth, 1978 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Structurally sound softcover copy, showing some shelfwear, sunning to spine and extremities, but few signs of its former owner; a better than serviceable reference copy. Notes, bibliography, index. 364 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Pidgin and Creole Languages, Hall, Robert A., Jr.
12 Hall, Robert A., Jr. Pidgin and Creole Languages
Ithaca, New York Cornell University Press, 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Slight dust soiling to top edge. Dust jacket fully intact, showing slight edge-wear and several very small closed tears. Stated Second Printing. 188 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Harris, Roy Reading Saussure
La Salle, Illinois Open Court, 1987 0812690508 / 9780812690507 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Former price sticker on inside flap, else Fine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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Linguistic Thought in England, 1914-1945, Harris, Roy [Editor]
14 Harris, Roy [Editor] Linguistic Thought in England, 1914-1945
New York Routledge, 1988 0415900662 / 9780415900669 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Black cloth with bright yellow dust jacket. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only sunning to spine, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Review copy slip tipped in. Contributors include the editor, Gordon Baker, P.M.S. Hacker, George Wolf, among others. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xi + 201 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Harris, Roy, ed. Approaches to Language
Oxford, England Pergamon Press, 1983 008028910X / 9780080289106 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, illustrated cover, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Contributions by Roy Harris, Francis P. Dinneen, Jerome S. Bruner, D. Alan Allport, Michael Dummett, ROm Harre, Edwin Ardener, and others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Harsh, Philip Whaley Iambic Words and Regard for Accent in Plautus
New York Ams Press, Inc., 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Principles of Historical Linguistics, Hock, Hans Henrich
17 Hock, Hans Henrich Principles of Historical Linguistics
Berlin Mouton De Gruyter, 1986 0899252214 / 9780899252216 Softcover Fine Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Another fine contribution to the series, Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs, this being #34. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear beyond an old price sticker to rear panel. Massively heavy, oversized volume. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 723 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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18 Imis, Robert E., ed. Semiotics: an introductory anthology
Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University Press, 1985 0253203449 / 9780253203441 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition softcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unfurled, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear. A fine-looking introductory anthology, with contributions by Charles S. Peirce, Ferdinand de Saussure, V.N. Volosinov, Susanne K. Langer, Claude Levi-Strauss, Gregory Bateson, Roman Jakobson, Charles Morris, Roland Barthes, and many others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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Language Disorders in Children, Ingram, David, ed.
19 Ingram, David, ed. Language Disorders in Children
Stanford, California Institute for Childhood Aphasia, 1972 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Volume Four in the series, Papers and Reports on Child Language Development, edited by David Ingram. Printed red wrappers, lightly furled and a bit soiled, but tightly bound, clean and unmarked of interior. Papers regarding childhood aphasia and other disorders of language by David Ingram, Donald M. Morehead, William S. Rosenthal, Carol Farwell, and others. 203 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Whitney Memorial Meeting: a report of that session of The First American Congress of Philologists, which is devoted to the memory of William Dwight Whitney, Lanman, Charles R., ed.
20 Lanman, Charles R., ed. The Whitney Memorial Meeting: a report of that session of The First American Congress of Philologists, which is devoted to the memory of William Dwight Whitney
Boston Ginn and Company, 1897 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with bruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Published by Ginn & Co, Boston, 1897, for the Congress, the first of its kind. Hardcover, with gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated at frontispiece with a black-and-white portrait of William Dwight Whitney, noted philologist and Sanskrit scholar, protected by frontispiece. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Corners bumped, minor soil on cloth. Text is tight, clean, crisp and apparently never read. Consists of addresses at the meeting, in which Whitney is eulogized and his numerous contributions to the field highlighted, followed by appendices which include the original memorial letters (in Italian, French, German and English) of European colleagues, and a chronological bibliography of works by Whitney. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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