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1 (Moore, Thomas). Roper, William THE LYFE OF SIR THOMAS MOORE, KNIGHTE: Written by William Roper, Esquire, Which Married Margreat, Daughter of the Sayed Thomas Moore
London: The Early English Text Society, 1935. First edition. #197 in the Early English Text Society series. Hardcover. A few dots of stain to the top page edges, else a near fine copy in brown cloth with gilt decoration and lettering. Frontispiece portrait of Sir Thomas More by Holbein, with tissue-guard. 
Edited by Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock. 142 pages with additional eight pages of information about Early English Text Society. Includes descriptions of Roper manuscripts and earlier editions, editor's summary, historical notes, glossary, general index, 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 (Potebnja, Alexander A.). Fizer, John ALEXANDER A. POTEBNJA'S PSYCHOLINGUISTIC THEORY OF LITERATURE: A Metacritical Inquiry
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, (1986). 0916458164 / 9780916458164 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 164 pages; bibliography, and an index. 
Study written for the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute that examines the life and theories of the 19th century Ukrainian linguist, who became very influential in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, before being renounced and almost forgotten in the 1930s. 
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3 Adams, Ramon F. THE COWMAN SAYS IT SALTY
Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly worn pictorial dust jacket. Illustrations by Vic Donohue. 
Lively, anecdotal study of cowboy slang by the noted (and then octagenarian) Western bibliographer and linguistic scholar. 
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4 Adams, Ramon F. WESTERN WORDS: A Dictionary of the American West
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1968). First edition thus: Revised and Enlarged. Hardcover. Fine in rough-woven light blue cloth with black and gilt stamped titles to spine; in illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
Classic lexicon of Western slang and idiom, greatly expanded in scope to include not only the cowman's language, but also that of the sheepman, rodeo performer, trapper, buffalo hunter, gambler, et. al. Peerless in authority, and compulsively readable. 
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5 Akmajian, Adrian and Heny, Frank AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES OF TRANFORMATIONAL SYNTAX
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The MIT Press, (1976). Third printing. Hardcover. Light rubbing to the shelf edges with the corner tips slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy in a shelfworn dust jacket with a small abrasion to a somewhat faded spine. 
419 pages, exercises, bibliography, index, index of symbols. Diagrams throughout. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Duggan, Joseph J., compiled by A CONCORDANCE OF THE CHANSON DE ROLAND
(Columbus, Ohio): Ohio State Univerrsity Press, (1969). 814200117 First edition. Hardcover. Very light shelf-wear to the lower shelf edges, and a red-ink circled phrase on page 248, one corner tip lightly bumped, else near fine; in a decorative dust jacket with mild soiling and minor shelf wear. 420 pages. Quarto. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. A computer-generated concordance based on Mortier's 1940 edition of the poem, lists all the words in alphabetical order in a column centered on the page, surrounded by the corresponding text. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Forrester, Mary Gore MORAL LANGUAGE
(Madison, Wisconsin): The University of Wisconsin Press, (1982). 0299086305 / 9780299086305 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth; in a dust jacket. 222 pages, notes, selected bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
An analysis of the language utilized to make moral evaluations and judgments, and what that language indicates about the way those judgments are arrived at. 
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8 Funk, Charles Earle WHAT'S THE NAME, PLEASE?: A Guide to the Correct Pronunciation of Current Prominent Names
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1936. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with short shelf edge tears. 
1500 names are represented with rimes for easy pronunciation. 
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9 Funk, Charles Earle WHAT'S THE NAME, PLEASE?: A Guide to the Correct Pronunciation of Current Prominent Names
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1936. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very good in heavily chipped dust jacket with several tears from the edges. 
1500 names are represented with aids for easy pronunciation. 
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10 Lumby, J. Rawson and McKnight, George H., re-editor KING HORN, FLORIZ AND BLAUNCHEFLUR, THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., (1962). Reprint of the re-edited 1901 edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in the series' uniform brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, Original Series, No. 14. First edited in 1886 by J. Rawson Lumby, and now re-edited from the manuscripts, with introduction, notes and glossary by George H. McKnight. 171 pages, notes, glossary. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Marckwardt, Albert H. AMERICAN ENGLISH
New York: Oxford University Press, 1958. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a slightly shelfworn dust jacket. 
The author relates the story of American English from colonial times to present. Out-of-print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Mills, M., editor LYBEAUS DESCONUS
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., 1969. First edition; complimentary copy with a card laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in brown silk with an attractive Society emblem in gilt on the front cover; no dust jacket. 
In this edition of LYBEAUS DESCONUS the two best copies (those of MSS. Cotton Caligula A. II. and Lambeth Place 306) have been printed as parallel texts. No. 261 in the series. 302 pages, appendix, names of persons and places, glossary. Facsimiles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Richardson, Frances E., editor SIR EGLAMOUR OF ARTOIS
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Small, neat former owner's signature on the front flyleaf, several paragraphs bracketed in ink in the margins, otherwise a near fine copy in the series' uniform brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and to the front; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, No. 256. (156) pages with ads., notes, appendices, glossary, and an index of names. Frontispiece facsimile of British Museum MS. Cotton Caligula A. II f. 9r, top portion, lines 606 ff. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Rickert, Edith, editor THE ROMANCE OF EMARE: Re-Edited from the MS., with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary
London: Published for the Early English Text Society..., (1958). Reprinted from the 1908 edition. Hardcover. Minor fraying to the upper spine end, otherwise a near fine copy in blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on the cover and at the spine; no dust jacket. 
Early English Text Society, Extra Series, No. XCIX. 55 pages, notes, glossarial index, index of names. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Roberts, Thomas J. WHEN IS SOMETHING FICTION?
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1972). 080930578X / 9780809305780 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket. 144 pages, notes, glossary, bibliographical note, index. 
Preface by Harry T. Moore. An analysis of the concepts of fiction and non-fiction, which argues that "fiction" is replacing "literature" as the word that signifies imaginative writing. Roberts also describes how this shift is affecting poetry and drama. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Senft, Gunter CLASSIFICATORY PARTICLES IN KILIVILA
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 0195092112 / 9780195092110 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth lettered in foil red; no dust jacket, as issued. 
A volume in the Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, dealing with the classification technique used by speakers of the Austronesian language, Kilivila. Appendices, tables, references, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Sweet, Albert M. THE PRAGMATICS AND SEMIOTICS OF STANDARD LANGUAGES
University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1988). 0271006307 / 9780271006307 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a dust jacket. 209 pages, notes, references, and an index. 
A study of one of the core problems of philosophy, the relationship between language and the world, is examined utilizing elementary methods of formal logic, the concept of an intended model, and C.S. Pierce's semiotic theory. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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