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Language & Philosophy: Studies in Method

By Black, Max

Cornell University Press, 1963. Large, heavy book, shiny dark blue cloth, silver lettering very bright on spine, 264 pages. Ink name inside front cover. Fine.. Cloth. Fine.

$29.00

The Meaning of Meaning: A Study of the Influence of Language Upon Thought and of The Science of Symbolism

By Richards, I.A.; Ogden, C.K

Harvest Book, 1966. (Supplemental Essays by B. Malinowski and F.G. Crookshank) Larger softcover, glossy wrappers colorfully designed in red, yellow and blue triangles on front and back wrapper, white spine with lightly faded lettering, ink name at top of first front end paper, 363 pages. Red ink underlining on pages 147-159. Near Fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$45.00

The Logical Syntax of Language

By Carnap, Rudolf

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967. Larger, sturdy book, quality shiny dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering and logo on spine, 352 pages plus 11-page catalog. DJ price-clipped, heavy paper with cream background. DJ has 1/4" tear at top front tip, creases at top front edge with nick, two tiny nicks at spine bottom left edge. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. 7th. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.

$47.00

Word Mysteries and Histories: From Quiche to Humble Pie
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Word Mysteries and Histories: From Quiche to Humble Pie

By Clairbone, Robert

Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Larger softcover, glossy pale yellow wrappes with illustration of card player on front wrapper, 308 pages, full-page illustrations by Moser throughout. Tiny creases at bottom tips, title page and dedication page. Very slight wear at bottom front tip. Very Good.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Moser, Barry.

$19.00

Word and Object

By Quine, Willard Van Orman

The Technology PRess of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/John Wiley and Sons, 1960. Large, heavy book, gray cloth with embossed design, very bright gilt borders at top front and spine, ink name at top of first front end paper, 294 lightly browned pages. DJ glossy white lightly browned overall, several tears to most edges. Poor DJ/Near Very Fine book.. Cloth. Fine/Poor.

$125.00

American Signatures: Semiotic Inquiry and Method
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American Signatures: Semiotic Inquiry and Method

By Sebeok, Thomas A

Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991. (Volume 6 in Oklahoma's Project for Discourse and Theory) Sturdy book, white cloth, blue and black spine lettering very fine on spine. DJ glossy white beneath mylar, blue and light purple lettering. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

$27.00

Forgotten Scripts: Their Ongoing Discovery and Deciperment/#1499748

By Gordon, Cyrus H

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Basic Books, 1982. (1st rev.) Slightly smaller book, light brown cloth, gilt lettering bright on spine, 226 pages, final pages uncut. DJ glossy dark red with colorful blue script. DJ has tiny tear at spine top edge, 3/8" tear with slight wear and jagged scratch at top back left, light crease at top back edge, very tiny nick at bottom front tip. Fair DJ/Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fair.

$16.00

The Chicago Manual of Style
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The Chicago Manual of Style

By No author

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 1993. (14th) Large, very thick, heavy book, fine red cloth, embossed very bright gilt title at top front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, ink signature tiny at top of first front end paper, 921 pages. DJ glossy red and yellow background. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. Cloth. Fine/Very Fine.

$21.00

A Handbook for Scholars

By Van Leunen, Mary-Claire

Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. (1st) Smaller trade paperback, glossy maroon wrappers with colorful lettering and esign, 354 lightly browned pages. Very slight war and creases to front tips, micronick at top front spine indentation. Near Very Good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

Whose What? Aaron's Beard to Zorn's Lemma

By Blumberg, Dorothy Rose

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. (Book Club edition) Slightly smaller book, cream boards, 183 lightly browned pages. DJ brown paper, black and red lettering, spine lightly faded, light wear to back bookfold edge, tiny tear near middle back spine indentation. Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Good.

$5.00

What's Behind the Word?

By Longman, Harold

Coward-McCann, 1968. Slightly smaller book, smooth light brown cloth with ornate antique-like illustration of man at writing desk on front, ink first name crossed-out at top of first front end paper, 128 pages giving word origins, many illustrations throughout. DJ heavy paper with same color and illustration as book, price-clipped, tiny tear at bottom front tip, two very tiny tears at bottom front edge, very tiny crease at spine top edge. Fine DJ/Near Very Fine book.. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Perl, Susan.

$24.00

A History of English
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A History of English

By Strang, Barbara M.H

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Metheun and Company, 1979. Thicker trade paperback, glossy dark blue wrappers with gold and light blue lettering on front, 453 lightly browned pages. Light wear to top tips and spine edges. Near Very Fine.. Trade Paperback. Fine.

$25.00

Our Language

By Potter, Simeon

Penguin, 1957. (Pelican Book) Mass-market paperback, blue borders to front and back wrappers, white portions slightly browned, small b/w photo of Potter at top back, 202 browned but supple pages plus ads. Very slight wear to spine top edge, small light brown spots at back left. Near Good.. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

$10.00

Our Own Words

By Dohan, Mary Helen

Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Introduction by Alistair Cooke. (1st) Slightly smaller, thicker book, red cloth with embossed title at top front, bright gilt lettering on spine, light foxing inside both cover in small area, 315 pages plus 42-page index. DJ glossy white with red, white and blue lettering, very tiny brown spot at spine top left. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.

$45.00

A Dictionary of True Etymologies

By Room, Adrian

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Routledge Kegan Paul, 1986. (1st) Large, thin book, fine dark green cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 193 lightly browned pages. DJ glossy dark green with yellow design to front and spine, related titles on back. DJ has two micronicks at spine top right edge. Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine.

$19.00

Language and Myth
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Language and Myth

By Cassirer, Ernst

Mineola, New York, U.S.A.: Dover Publications No current publishing date. Trade paperback, glossy in shades of blue with illustration of stone cliff on front wrapper, 103 pages plus extensive catalog. White back wrapper lightly browned, micronick at spine bottom left edge. Near Fine.. Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

$21.00

The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms: Volume 2 and 3

By Cassirer, Ernst

Yale University Press, 1966. Two volumes, missing Volume One, large, thicker softcovers.. Volume 2: Mythical Thought. Glossy black with gray face at front left, white back wrapper lightly browned, 269 lightly browned pages. Very slight wear to front tips, slight wear to spine bottom edg, creased at top back tip. Near Very Good. Volume 3: Same glossy wrappers as above, 501 pages. Very slightly rubbed on front wrapper and spine, very slight wear to spine bottom edge, white back wrapper lightly browned. Near Very Good. 2d set: Again, Volumes 2 and 3, missing 1:Volume 2 very slight wear at bottom front tip, light wear to spine edges, white back wrapper very lightly browned. Ink name top of first front end paper, a little red ink underlining. Very Good. Volume 3: Very slight wear to spine edges, Near Fine. . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$45.00

Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8000 English Language Words

By Ayto, John

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arcade Publishing, 1990. Large, heavy book, dark gray cloth spine, green boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 583 pages, double-column format. DJ glossy and beautifully marbled, illustration of magnifying glass on front. DJ has light wear to top tips. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.

$27.00

The Grand Panjandrum: And 1,999 Other Rare, Useful, and Delightful Words and Expressions

By Hook, J.N

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Macmillan Pub Co, 1980. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy white wrappers with colorful lettering, very small brown spotting at spine bottom, 392 pages, lightly browned on exterior page edges. Very Good.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$19.00

Language and Responsibility: Based on Conversations With Mitson Ronat

By Chomsky, Noam; Ronati, Mitsou

Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 1979. (1st US) Translated by John Viertel. Larger softcover, glossy maroon wrappers, gold and white lettering, 212 pages plus brief biographical note. Very slight tiny wear spot at spine top right edge. Fine.. 1st US. Soft Cover. Fine.

$19.00

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