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Paperback. An autobiography and an introduction to the field of linguistics. It offers us a look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language. It is suitable not just for students and teachers but for lovers of language. Num Pages: 304 pages, , black & white plates, colour plates. BIC Classification: CF; EBAL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 158 x 231 x 18. Weight in Grams: 544. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008795
ISBN
9780415485746
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. The first work dedicated solely to the subject of slang words and their meanings, this book is a lost gem originally intended to educate the polite London classes in the parlance of thieves and ruffians, should they be so unlucky as to wander into the 'wrong' parts of town. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JD; CBX; CFFD; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 142 x 24. Weight in Grams: 380. Fine copy in dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The Bodleian Library
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0008974
ISBN
9781851243488
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 19.02

Hardback. A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power Num Pages: 256 pages, 29 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBP; CFA; CFG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 147 x 29. Weight in Grams: 412. Good copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper with minor edge wear but remains good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Yale University Press New Haven, CT
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008983
ISBN
9780300214260
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardback. The story of words, cultures, the OED and John Simpson, a word detective with thirty-seven years of dictionary experience and twenty years as Chief Editor of the world's most important dictionary Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BM; CBX; CFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 344 x 35. Weight in Grams: 638. Good copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper with minor edge wear but remains good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0009001
ISBN
9781408706602
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. A humorous guide to antiquated words, with history, literary excerpts and drawings. The author includes excerpts from Shakespeare, John Donne, Ben Jonson et al. A social history of centuries past seen through the lens of language. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 211 x 30. Weight in Grams: 218. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
WmMorrowPB
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0007462
ISBN
9780688166366
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 283 pages. BIC Classification: CBD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Apollos
Condition
New
SKU
V9780851114255
ISBN
9780851114255
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 21.99

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
New York University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781479826551
ISBN
9781479826551
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.28

Paperback. This book explains how a change in writing-the introduction of word separation-led to the development of silent reading during the period from late antiquity to the 15th century. It also explains why word separation was so long in coming. Series: Figurae: Reading Medieval Culture. Num Pages: 504 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; CFF; CFG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 169 x 30. Weight in Grams: 702.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804740166
ISBN
9780804740166
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.50

Paperback. Proverbs are short, well-known, pithy sayings that offer advice or words of encouragement and are used in everyday English without much thought ever being given to their meanings, or indeed, usefulness. Caroline Taggart explores the truth behind our favourite proverbs, their history and proves that they are as useful today as they ever were. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 200 x 12. Weight in Grams: 164. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Michael O´Mara Books Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0009733
ISBN
9781782430094
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Multiple-component retail product. Discover a new and effective way to learn Italian. With 25 units covering the four key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, this bestselling course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your computer or MP3 player. Num Pages: 440 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADT; CJBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 170 x 56. Weight in Grams: 714.
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Publisher
John Murray Press
SKU
9781444177343
ISBN
9781444177343
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.42

Paperback. Series: Yale Language. Num Pages: 601 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; CF; CJB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1046.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Publisher
Yale University Press New Haven
Edition
Second Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300020588
ISBN
9780300020588
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 39.99
€ 32.70

Paperback. The next century will see more than half of the world's 6,000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the leading figures in language documentation, this fascinating book explores what humanity stands to lose as a result. Series: Language Library. Num Pages: 312 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures. BIC Classification: CF; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 174 x 19. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631233060
ISBN
9780631233060
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.02

Paperback. Winner of the 2013 Agatha, Anthony and the Macavity Awards for Best Crime Non-Fiction. The world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels. Editor(s): Connolly, John. Num Pages: 752 pages. BIC Classification: BG; CB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 234 x 55. Weight in Grams: 964.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473612181
ISBN
9781473612181
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 22.34

Paperback. Once the national language of Scotland, Gaelic was gradually overtaken by Scots and in the 19th century its use was actively discouraged. The language is now enjoying a revival and this dictionary is a handy guide to the ancient Celtic language. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2AFS; CBDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 158 x 19. Weight in Grams: 148. Light shelf wear, else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Geddes & Grosset Ltd
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0021662
ISBN
9781842055915
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Hardback. This volume defines vocabulary knowledge in each of the areas identified in Nation's framework of 'what is involved in knowing a word', and presents some of the latest exemplary research in these areas. It also explores how learners handle what they know, or partly know, in foreign language vocabulary, and how they activate this information. Editor(s): Milton, James; Fitzpatrick, Tess (Swansea University). Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CFK; CFM; CJA; CJBG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 468.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Edition
2013th Edition
SKU
V9780230275720
ISBN
9780230275720
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 223.27

Paperback. Exploring how the English language is used in new media technologies, it covers a range of digital text genres such as news sites, social media, collaborative fiction, hypertext fiction and poetry. Includes the latest language-based research on topics such as digital literacy, identity, online communities, hybridity and superdiversity. Num Pages: 192 pages, 1 black & white line drawings, 12 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 302.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition
2014th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137334961
ISBN
9781137334961
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 36.54

Paperback. A practical, creative guidebook to achieving the results you want using Neuro Linguistinc Programming techniques Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CJB; VSC; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 188 x 19. Weight in Grams: 728.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007100033
ISBN
9780007100033
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.48

Paperback. Series: Studies in Contemporary Linguistics. Num Pages: 454 pages, line drawings. BIC Classification: CFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 24. Weight in Grams: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226674476
ISBN
9780226674476
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 105.04

Paperback. Series: Pocket Guides. Num Pages: 96 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2AFR; CBDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 108 x 13. Weight in Grams: 148.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Appletree Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KSK0000349
ISBN
9780862819590
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the everyday words you need - at your fingertips. Num Pages: 740 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KHT; CBD; YRD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 120 x 156 x 40. Weight in Grams: 508.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
9780008141806
ISBN
9780008141806
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

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