Category: English


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The Most Common Mistakes In English Usage

By: Berry, Thomas Elliott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw Hill: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5989

ISBN: 0070050538

Condition: Near Fine

146 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Outside page edges very lightly aged tanned. Solid, clean. This book analyzes the errors most commonly made in spoken and written English and presents them in a systematic, down to earth manner. View more info

Language In Education: Theory And Practice #3 - Graduate Theses And Dissertations In English As A Second Language: 1976-77

By: Cooper, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Va., Center for Applied Linguistics: 1978

Seller ID: 11877

ISBN: 0872810798

Condition: Very Good

27 pages; Very Good condition. No creases. Check mark to the side of several paragraphs. Solid, otherwise clean. Although published by the Center for Applied Linguistics, this book was prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics. This is the second annual listing of graduate theses and dissertations in English as a second language. The studies cited here were completed during the academic year 1976-1977. The listing is intended to provide graduate student... View more info


By: Curme, George O(liver)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Japan, D. C. Heath and Company: 1931

Seller ID: 17788

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

616 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Maruzen Asian Edition. Name inside front board and inside back board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is shelf rubbed. Tiny tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. The is the Maruzen Asian Edition. The purpose of this volume is to present a systematic and rather full outline of English Syntax based upon actual usage. View more info

Essays On Language And Usage

By: Dean, Leonard F. ; Wilson, Kenneth G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford: 1966

Edition: Second Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 8299

Condition: Very Good

409 pages; Very Good condition. Small stain inside back cover and back fly-leaf. Store stamp on front fly-leaf. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of rub to cover. Solid, otherwise clean. We are grateful to the many teachers and students who have made suggestions for revision from their experience with the first edition. Such a response renews one's sense of the generous spirit and intelligence that unify the great diversity of our schools and college... View more info

Correctness and Precision in Writing, Form D

By: Grant, Phil S.; Bracher, Frederick; Duff, Samuel E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1948

Seller ID: 18913

Condition: Very Good

Ex-Library; 195 pages; Very Good condition. Form D - SMU ex-library book. No creases. Stamps, date due slip. Spine label on front cover edge. Outside page edges and cover are age tanning. Solid, otherwise clean. Lessons and tests in writing. A great study guide for correctness and precision in writing. Trade Paperback. View more info

Our American language

By: Hamon, Esther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Globe Book Co: 1968

Seller ID: 17790

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

282 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Examination Copy stamp on first page. Gift from Globe Book Co label inside front board. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean.This book deals with our language: its history, its framework, its sound, its power and its use. View more info

Choose The Right Word - A Modern Guide To Synonyms

By: Hayakawa, S. I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5952

ISBN: 0060913932

Condition: Near Fine

726 pages; Near Fine condition. Light bump to front bottom corner tip. No creases. Solid, Clean. Distinctions between synonyms concisely explained, for examples for more than 6000 commonly used words. View more info

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Introduction to Middle English

By: Jones, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20649

ISBN: 0030844797

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

28 pages; Near Fine/No jacket. Binding flaw to back endpaper. (looks like the endsheet was torn). Perfect fold out map in detail. "Middle English (ME) is collectively the varieties of the English language spoken after the Norman Conquest (1066) until the late 15th century; scholarly opinion varies but the Oxford English Dictionary specifies the period of 1150 to 1500. This stage of the development of the English language roughly followed the High to the Late Middle Ages.... View more info

American Pronunciation

By: Kenyon, John Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Michigan, George Wahr, Publisher: 1946

Edition: Ninth Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 10054

Condition: Good

248 pages; Good/No Jacket. Extensive notes in pencil by an SMU professor - mainly on the blank pages - very few notes at the text margins. Very light shelf rub. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and binding is tight. This book is designed primarily for a textbook on pronunciation. View more info

A Man of My Words, Reflections on the English Language

By: Lederer, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20423

ISBN: 0312317859

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

288 pages; Fine/Fine. As new beautiful book and just jacket. "Both punderful romp and passionate reverie, A Man of My Words shimmers with wit and wisdom" Great reading! View more info

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The Bride of Anguished English A Bonanza of Bloopers, Blunders, Botches, and Boo-Boos

By: Lederer, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20662

ISBN: 031226223X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

178 pages; Fine/Fine. SIGNED by Richard Lederer on the Title page. Beautiful book and dust jacket, in protective sleeve. Delightfully illustrated by Jim McLean."For years wordsmith and punster Richard Lederer has charmed and delighted fans with his bestselling "Anguished English" series. In his funniest book yet, readers will again cherish the author's latest chronicle of the goofs and gaffes and fluffs and flubs of our anguished language. And the best part? Everything i... View more info

The American Language - Supplement I, An Inquiry into the Development of English in The United States

By: Mencken, H. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18291

Condition: Very Good+

739 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Supplement I ONLY. Strong binding and hinges. Outside page edges and inside boards lightly age tanning. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 739 pages plus 35 pages of Index. View more info

Cultural Differences Revealed through Language

By: Morehouse, Percy A. Jr; Jamarillo, Mari Lucia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, University of Texas At Austin: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16270

Condition: Fine

49 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! One sided printing and pictures which are bilingual, which would make for easier learning. Presented by the Public school Ethnic studies Funded by 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title 4. A very nice adaption of Dr. Mari Jamarillo's Cultural Differences Revealed through Language, Desegregation Center University of New Mexico. Trade Paperback. View more info

Introduction Aux Existentialismes - Collection Idees

By: Mounier, Emmanuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: France, Gallimard: 1962

Seller ID: 12931

Condition: Good

189 pages; Good condition. Text in French. First 1/5 of the book has underlining and marginalia (in French) . Light reading creases. Name to fly-leaf. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Philosophical thoughts and ideas of existentialists. Trade Paperback. View more info


By: Waldron, R. A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4071

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

224 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. This is an ex-library book from Ft. Burgwin Research Ctr. One small two line stamp on inside front cover and front FFP. No other stamps. Pocket and date due sheet on inside back cover. This is a Solid, Clean copy. Boards are straight and tips are pointed. DJ has spine label and tiny bit of wear at top spine tip. Light smudge on white of front panel. Enhanced with new protective sleeve. View more info