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1 Appleton (G.) Three Months' Hard Labour. A Handbook for Learning Colloquial Bumese.

Jubbulpore: Burma Christian Literature Society, 1945. Second edition. Half cloth, ivory boards, front cover lettered in black. A clean, very good copy. Printed in Calcutta. Some changes in the system of transliteration from the first edition (1944). 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Sumerien et Indo-Europeen. L'Aspect Morphologique de la Question., Autran (C.)
2 Autran (C.) Sumerien et Indo-Europeen. L'Aspect Morphologique de la Question.

Paris: Paul Geuthner, Librairie Orientaliste, 1925. First edition. 4to. Original wrappers, spine and front cover lettered in red & black. Slight stain to spine and upper front hinge, some light edge wear, generally a clean and fresh copy. This copy belonged to linguist and scholar C.A. Muses, and bears his small rubber stamp on the inner front cover, as well as some marginalia and underlining in pencil on a few leaves. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Argot and Slang. A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words, Quaint Expressions, Slang Terms and Flash Phrases Used in the High and Low Life of Old and New Paris. With a Frontispiece Drawn by Godefroy Durand., Barrere (Albert)
3 Barrere (Albert) Argot and Slang. A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words, Quaint Expressions, Slang Terms and Flash Phrases Used in the High and Low Life of Old and New Paris. With a Frontispiece Drawn by Godefroy Durand.
London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1887. First edition. anticat16 
[496]pp. Full calf, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Marbled end papers. Minor shelf wear, a bit of scuffing at the hinges, some foxing of preliminary leaves a fine copy otherwise. We have seen a reference to a similar copy with a signed limitation (675 copies); this copy is unsigned, and has no stated limitation. It is a large copy, with large margins. The owner's bookplate is expertly mounted on a leaf following the title. Title page printed in red & black. Frontispiece. A handsome copy of this important slang dictionary. 
Price: 300.00 CAD
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4 Baumann (Heinrich) Londinismen. Slang und Cant. Alphabetisch Geordnete Sammlung...
Berlin: Langenscheidtsche, 1887. 
Brown cloth designed and lettered in black, device in gilt on front cover. Floral end papers. A little shelf wear to spine ends, otherwise a bright, attractive copy. A popular work on London slang, which saw a number of editions. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Vulgar Errors, Ancient and Modern, Attributed as Imports to the Proper Names of the Globe Clearly Ascertained... to which is added, Richard's Original Work. [bound with] Dyer. The Principles of Atheism and Deism Proved Unfounded... 1814., Dyer (G.) and Richard.
5 Dyer (G.) and Richard. Vulgar Errors, Ancient and Modern, Attributed as Imports to the Proper Names of the Globe Clearly Ascertained... to which is added, Richard's Original Work. [bound with] Dyer. The Principles of Atheism and Deism Proved Unfounded... 1814.
Exeter: Printed by G. Dyer, etc., 1816. / Exeter: Re-Printed for the Author by Trewman and Son, 1814. anticat16 
lxxvipp. + 230pp. and [26]pp. The two works bound together in one volume, contemporary green boards with later brown cloth spine & red leather spine label lettered in gilt. Previous owner's large rubber-stamp in several places, ownership signature and small sticker; generally a very good copy. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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6 Edmunds (Flavell) Traces of History in the Names of Places. With A Vocabulary of the Roots out of Which Names of Places in England and Wales are Formed.
London: Longmans, Green, 1869. 
Original green cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Brown coated end papers. Inner hinges are cracking, there is some moderate wear and discoloration to the cloth, some foxing, but in general a decent, very good copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; Being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties., Gibson (A.C.)
7 Gibson (A.C.) The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; Being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties.
Carlisle: Coward, 1910. 
Original stiff printed covers, some chipping to edges and wear to hinges; about very good. Laid in is a small leaflet by Jos. Burlington: "At T' Tatie Pot Supper" published in Whitehaven by R. Burlington, (1922). A single leaf, once folded. It prints a poem in the Cumberland dialect. 
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The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; Being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties., Gibson (Alexander Craig)
8 Gibson (Alexander Craig) The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; Being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties.
London: Bemrose & Sons/Carlisle: G. & T. Coward, The Wordsworth Press, 1891. Fourth Edition. 
Original wine cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Brown coated end papers. Stain to upper rear cover, some mottling of cloth, but a fairly bright copy, about very good. Originally published in 1869. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties., Gibson (Alexander Craig)
9 Gibson (Alexander Craig) The Folk-Speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent; being Short Stories and Rhymes in the Dialects of the West Border Counties.
London: John Russell Smith/Carlisle: Geo. Coward, 1869. First edition. anticat16 
Original wine cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Brown coated end papers. Inner rear hinge cracked, front hinge somewhat loose, moderate overall wear and chipping; about very good. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "With the Author's compliments and respects...". 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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10 Gordon (A.E.) A Mysterious Latin Inscription in California.

Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1944. First edition. Grey wrappers printed in black. Illustrated with plates. Very light edge wear, slight sunning to spine, basically a fine copy. This is one of 30 copies printed on 100% rag paper, so indicated by a white sticker on the front cover, and by a notice printed on the title page. An offprint: University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology Volume 1, No. 13, pp. 313-356, plates 41 and 42. A scarce issue of this booklet, which contains a very detailed examination of a mysterious rubbing of an inscription in Latin. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Slang Dictionary. Etymological Historical and Anecdotal., Hotten (John Camden)
11 Hotten (John Camden) The Slang Dictionary. Etymological Historical and Anecdotal.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1925. A New Impression. Wine cloth, spine lettered in gilt. 382 pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page. A clean very good copy. First published by John Camden Hotten in under a different title: Hotten's Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words (1859). 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Catholic Manual of Prayers in Innuit., Lonneaux (Martin J.)
12 Lonneaux (Martin J.) Catholic Manual of Prayers in Innuit.
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[np], ca. 1950. Plain brown wrappes, stapled, brown tape spine. 107 pages. A fine copy. Text entirely in Innuit, save for the title page and the table of contents (at rear). 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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English-German Letter-Writer. Models of Letters on All Subjects, With the German Translation Opposite. Third much improved Edition., Rothwell (J.S.S.)
13 Rothwell (J.S.S.) English-German Letter-Writer. Models of Letters on All Subjects, With the German Translation Opposite. Third much improved Edition.

Stuttgart: Paul Neff, 1885. Red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Yellow coated end papers, printing publisher's ads in the front; plain in the back. 368 pages. A bit of wear to cloth, some light fraying of spine ends, a very good copy. In German & English. The first edition was published in 1870 - the second edition in 1875, and this third edition in 1885. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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An Analysis of the Derivative Words in the English Language; or, A Key to Their Precise Analytic Definitions, by Prefixes and Suffixes... Ninth Edition; Carefully Revised, Enlarged, and Adapted to Schools of all Grades., Town (Salem)
14 Town (Salem) An Analysis of the Derivative Words in the English Language; or, A Key to Their Precise Analytic Definitions, by Prefixes and Suffixes... Ninth Edition; Carefully Revised, Enlarged, and Adapted to Schools of all Grades.
NY: J. Orville Taylor, 1838. Ninth Edition. 
Original pink patterned cloth, printed paper spine label. A little worming at front hinge, spine sunned, some foxing and overall wear; a very good copy in general. An easy and expeditious method of acquiring knowledge of derivative words, from a knowledge of their component parts. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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