Language/Communication

Language/Communication

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The Chinese-English Dictionary
1 The Chinese-English Dictionary
Torrance, California, U.S.A. Heian International Publishing, Incorporated 1989 0893463159 / 9780893463151 First American Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp, clean, as new copy. No spine crease, no cover lift, no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Clearly never used. Contents are an adaptation of the dictionary compiled by the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute and published in 1979. All entries arranged by Chinese Phonetic alphabetical order. Includes a Chinese character radical index plus six appendices. Contains over 5000 single character entries and over 80,000 compound entries, set phrases and examples. Emphasis is on modern Chinese and modern English. 564 pages. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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2 The Epigraphic Society Volume 3 Part Two
The Epigraphic Society 1976 Bicentennial Issue Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very clean, nice journal -- blue cover with darker blue spine. No tears, no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Contents incolude, but are not limited to the foollowing topics: the roots of Libyan, structure of the Zuni language, a theory concerning the Indus seals, the Gowen Bluff Shelter, remains of Indo-Aryan culture on the Hawaiian Islands. the Pima myth of Persophone; and an ancient Judean inscription from Tennessee. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Language and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language, Devitt, Michael;Sterelny, Kim
3 Devitt, Michael;Sterelny, Kim Language and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language
Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press 1987 0262040891 / 9780262040891 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing, pristine inside and out. Dustjacket protected with brand new mylar cover. An intermediate study of the philosophy of language from a naturalistic perspective. 274 pages including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Primacy of the Subjective: Foundations for a Unified Theory of Mind And Language, Georgalis, Nicholas
4 Georgalis, Nicholas The Primacy of the Subjective: Foundations for a Unified Theory of Mind And Language
Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press 2005 0262072653 / 9780262072656 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good SIGNED & Inscribed By Author
Book itself is like new -- crisp and bright with snow white pages and page edges. Jacket shows no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Lengthy inscription by author to his former professor on front free endpaper.A monograph which explores the concept of minimal content on both the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language. 362 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Jensen, Hans Sign, Symbol and Script; An Account of Man's Efforts to Write
New York G.P. Putnam 1969 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean copy. No names or writing. Small bit of wear to upper front corner. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Originally published in Germany in 1935. This is the first American edition, but is also the third revised overall. Discusses in great depth man's evolution toward the written word as we know it. Contains more than 600 tables, pictures and specimens of script drawn from all types of inscriptions, including tombs, precious objects, manuscripts. documents and graffiti. The author incorporates the scholarship of generations of researchers. 613 pages. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Ostler, Nicholas
6 Ostler, Nicholas Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
New York Harper 2005 0066210860 / 9780066210865 First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, beautiful book -- no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, no names or writing and clean as a whistle inside and out. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. A fascinating history -- an amalgam of facts and anecdotes, which tell the story of the world's languages. 615 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Study of the Language of Eighth Century Lombardic Documents, Politzer, Robert L.
7 Politzer, Robert L. A Study of the Language of Eighth Century Lombardic Documents
New York City Self-published 1949 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no spine crease and not even any cover lift. Book was published originally in 1947 as part of his doctoral dissertation and reprinted here in 1949 after he received his degree.The subtitle of nthe book is A Statistical Analysos of the Paleographico Lombardo. Book measures 5-1/2" x7-1/2" and has 171 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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