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Spoken Romanian.

By: AGARD, Frederick B and PETRESCU-DIMITRIU, Magdalena.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York: Spoken Language Services, 1976.:

Seller ID: 31096


Landscape format. 13.5cms x 20.5cms. Pp.5/185. Pbk, creasing to covers. G+. View more info

Extracts for Spanish Prose Translation. For Schools and Universities.

By: ALLISON PEERS, E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1932. 0:

Seller ID: 37946


Reprint. Harrap's Modern Language series. Pp.144, owner's name to inside front board. Brown cloth, rubbing to top of spine and bumps to corners. G+. View more info

Short Manual (With Vocabulary) of the Amharic Language, Prepared for the General Staff.

By: ALONE, Major J.P. (West India Regiment).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: HMSO, 1909. 0:

Seller ID: 38025


1st edition. "The object of the book is to enable an officer on a visit to the country to understand, and make himself understood by, all classes of Abyssinians, and for that reason only words in common use have been employed....Amharic is a language of Semitic origin and is akin to the Bega language of the Hadendoa. Although it has no present connection with Arabic, it has, nevertheless, some of the Semitic features of that language.." 16cms x 10.5cms. Pp.213, 3 cloth-backed folding tables with minor creased edges. Black cloth spine over dark green/blue boards which have wear to fore... View more info

A Classified French Vocabulary.

By: BAKER, H. Howard.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap. 1974.:

Seller ID: 22121


"The ground covered by the vocabularies should meet the needs of the schools in the G.C.E at all levels and be helpful to students wishing to aquire a practical knowledge of French, for such purposes as foreign travel". Pp 96. P/b, slight scuffing to spine, cover slightly marked. G+. View more info

Learn Hindi Your-Self.

By: BIDHU BHUSAN DASGUPTA.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Calcutta: Das Gupta Prakashan, nd.(c.1972).:

Seller ID: 34026


4th edition, thoroughly revised. English-Hindi language book, promoting the argument for Hindi to be the State language of India. Pp.240, b/w portrait frontispiece of Mahatma Gandhi,owners illustrated bookplate (Philip A.B.Brown) and notation to inside front board. Blue paper covered boards, edges chipped. G+. View more info

Basic Japanese Grammar.

By: BLEILER, Everett F.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1986.:

Seller ID: 31104


Rep. "All the grammar really needed for speech and comprehension, without trivia or archaic material, clearly presented with many short-cuts...the most efficient system for adults with limited learning time." Pp.156. Paperback, has clear protective wrap affixed. G+. View more info

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How To Read Egyptian Hieroglyphics.

By: COLLIER, Mark and MANLEY, Bill.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: British Museum Press, 2000. 0714119105:

Seller ID: 45275

ISBN: 0714119105


A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself. With new illustrations by Richard Parkinson. "The authors concentrate on a fascinating and rewarding group of monuments - funerary inscriptions, coffins and tomb scenes. The texts and supporting notes offer a first-hand insight into topics such as the pharaonic administration, family life in ancient Egypt, and the Egyptian way of death. With this book as your guide, you will be able to read with confidence the monuments reproduced in this book, and Egyptian monuments on display around the world." Pp.xii/179, many illustrations throughout. Black lamina... View more info

First Visit to France. (Illustrated by Ashley Pope).

By: CREIGHTON, Hilary.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Max Parish. 1966.:

Seller ID: 17820


1st ed. "Deals with the problems of travelling, from ordering food and making a telephone call to finding a lavatory and deciding what to pack for the journey". Pp 127. Some b/w illustrations. P/b. Spine slightly scuffed. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Dictionnaire Des Synonymes.

By: DECKER, Thomas.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: France: Editions de Lodi, 1998.:

Seller ID: 10855


"French dictionary." Pp, 408. P/b. VG. View more info

Cassell's Spanish English Dictionary.

By: DUTTON, Brian, HARVEY, L.P. WALKER, Roger, M.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London : Cassell's Pub, 1988.:

Seller ID: 11100


Rep. "Cassell's Spanish & English Dictionary is legible and easy to read. It provides faster references for meanings and spellings and simpler access to complete information." Pp. 15/444. P/b. V.G. View more info

Travellers' Spanish.

By: ELLIS, D.L. and ELLIS. R.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Pan Books. 1981.:

Seller ID: 17051


rep. "A phrase book developed from the results of a nationwide Gallup survey of the needs of modern travellers abroad ... plus index, conversion tables, reference section, map. Pp157+3(ads). P/b with illustrated cover, creasing to covers. G+. View more info

English Xhosa Dictionary.

By: FISCHER, Arnold. (with WEISS, E; MDALA, E; and TSHABE, S).:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cape Town: Oxford University Press, 1990.:

Seller ID: 30708


Rep. Hardback. "...compiled with two aims in mind: to meet the needs of the Xhosa speaker who wants to understand and use English correctly, and also to meet the needs of the English speaker who is learning Xhosa." Pp.738, slight toning to pages, owners details to fep. Orange laminated boards. VG. View more info

Gebet Und Andachtsbuch Fur Isrealitische Frauen Und Madchen...

By: FREUND, Jacob .:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Breslau: Berlag von Jacob B. Brandeis, [ 1908 ].:

Seller ID: 17622


8vo. 17.6cm x 12.5cm x 1.6cm. Blind stamped boards with bright gilt decoration. Spine rubbed. With original slip-case (edges rubbed). Decorated endpapers. Inscription in German to fep. Lacks frontis. Clean German text, consisting mainly of prayers for women with some Hebrew. G++ . View more info

Lexicon Syriacum: Omnes Novi Testamenti Syriaci Dictiones et Particulas Complectens. [Syriac Lexicon].

By: GUTBIER, Aegidius / HENDERSON, E.(editor).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Londini:Sumptibus Samuelis Bagster et FF., nd (c.1850?).:

Seller ID: 43580


Before Arabic became the dominant language, Syriac was a major language among Christian communities in the Middle East, Central Asia and Kerala. Pp.135, text in Latin and Syriac [Syriac Aramaic], ownership details to inner front endpaper and date amendment to half-title page, a few minor spots, inkspot to closed page edges, some small edge chips, sympathetic internal repairs to spine. Black cloth, gilt title to front, strengthening to spine. G+. View more info

Assyrian Grammar with Chrestomathy and Glossary.

By: MERCER, Samuel A.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Luzac & Co., 1921.:

Seller ID: 40870


1st edition. Ex Theological Library. "Assyrian is difficult. Nor have compilers of Assyrian grammars done much to make it attractive to the student...." "Assyrian belongs to the northern group of Semitic languages, and is closely related to the Hebrew. Its differences from Babylonian are only dialectical. The Assyro-Babylonian language was used as early, at least, as 3000 B.C. and continued in vogue until the first century before the Christian era. From that time until 1835 A.D. when Sir Henry C. Rawlinson made the first partial translation of an Assyrian text, the Assyrian languag... View more info

A Handbook of Modern Arabic: Consisting of a Practical Grammar, with Numerous Examples, Dialogues, and Newspaper Extracts; in a European Type.

By: NEWMAN, Francis W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Trubner and Co., 1866.:

Seller ID: 37931


Contents: Part I. On Pronunciation and Writing; II. On Grammar;Part III.Praxis. Pp.20/191, folding plate of comparative language, some pages uncut, small bookseller's label (P.Rolandi. Foreign Bookseller, Circulating Library, 20 Berners St., London) to inside front board. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, speckled patches to front board. G+. View more info

Nepali Phrasebook.

By: O'ROURKE, Mary-Jo and SHRESTHA, Bimal.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hawthorn: Lonely Planet, 1996.:

Seller ID: 31420


3rd edition. Lonely Planet language survival kit. "All the words and phrases you'll need, plus practical tips for travellers and trekkers, are at your fingertips. With Nepali script throughout, and helpful guides to pronunciation and grammar, you'll never be stuck for words." 12.5cms x 9.5cms. Pp.204/4(ads). Pbk, minor crease to rear lower corner of cover. VG. View more info

Malay in Three Weeks. An introduction to Modern Colloquial Malay.

By: PARRY, John and SULAIMAN, Sahari bin.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, 1970.:

Seller ID: 16351


rep."The language taught in this book is ... a colloquial development of Malay and is essentially the language which the various communities in Malaya use when communicating with each other ... there is a series of ten lessons, ten conversations and a miniature 'dictionary'. Pp100. P/b. G+. View more info

Paradigms and Exercises in Syriac Grammar.

By: ROBINSON, Theodore H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1915. 0:

Seller ID: 40472


1st edition."The Syriac language belongs to a group of languages classed by philologists under the name of Semitic, and more especially to...North Semitic. This division also includes the languages known as Hebrew, Aramaic, Mandaitic, Phoenician, Moabite, and Samaritan. Syriac is more closely allied to Aramaic than to any of the others of this group." Pp.viii/148, additions and corrections page loosely inserted, cracking to inner hinge but holding, occasional pencil notations, owner's inkstamp to front free endpaper, toning to endpapers. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, edges rubbed. ... View more info

Teach Yourself German Grammar.

By: RUSS, Jenny.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lodon: Hodder & Stoughton, 1998.:

Seller ID: 10986


Rep. "Teach Yourself German Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't yet know the grammatical term for them." Pp. 8/248. P/b. VG. View more info