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The Dialect of Craven in the West Riding of the County of York with a Copious Glossary, Illustrated by Authorities from Ancient English and Scottish Writers and Exemplified by Two Familiar Dialogues. Vol. II only, A Native of Craven
1 A Native of Craven The Dialect of Craven in the West Riding of the County of York with a Copious Glossary, Illustrated by Authorities from Ancient English and Scottish Writers and Exemplified by Two Familiar Dialogues. Vol. II only
London; Leeds Wm. Crofts; Robinson and Hernaman 1828 No ISBN Second Edition, Much Enlarged Hardcover Fair Condition No Dust Jacket 
Marked covers and darkened spine-label, wear at head of spine, binding split at front internal hinge and text block only loosely attached by cords at rear internal hinge, internal binding is sound, clean pages. One volume of the 2-volume set. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50317031273. Hardcover 
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The Dialect of Craven in the West Riding of the County of York with a Copious Glossary, Illustrated by Authorities from Ancient English and Scottish Writers and Exemplified by Two Familiar Dialogues. Vols. I & II only, A Native of Craven (William Carr)
2 A Native of Craven (William Carr) The Dialect of Craven in the West Riding of the County of York with a Copious Glossary, Illustrated by Authorities from Ancient English and Scottish Writers and Exemplified by Two Familiar Dialogues. Vols. I & II only
London; Leeds Wm. Crofts; Robinson and Hernaman 1828 No ISBN Second Edition, Much Enlarged Hardcover Fair Condition No Dust Jacket 
Library rebind in blue covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, library labels and stamp[s 2-volume set (complete). No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50318031052. These books are heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations. Hardcover 
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A Short Introduction of Grammar Generally to be Used; Compiled and Set Forth for the bringing up of all those that intend to attain the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue, To which are added Observations etc., anon (William Lily)
3 anon (William Lily) A Short Introduction of Grammar Generally to be Used; Compiled and Set Forth for the bringing up of all those that intend to attain the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue, To which are added Observations etc.
Oxford The Theatre 1714 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Full title: A Short Introduction of Grammar Generally to be Used; Compiled and Set Forth for the bringing up of all those that intend to attain the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue, To which are added Observations by way of Comment out of ancient and late Grammarians. Full leather, decorated simply, front cover is detached but internal binding is tight, frontis, title-page vignette, clean pages and end-papers. 206 pages. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04214110123. Hardcover 
Price: 119.00 GBP
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Cliches: Over 1500 Familiar Phrases Explored and Explained, Betty Kirkpatrick
4 Betty Kirkpatrick Cliches: Over 1500 Familiar Phrases Explored and Explained
London Bloomsbury 1996 0747520305 / 9780747520306 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Very Good 
First printing. Clean crisp clipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Light shelf-wear on upper edge of dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0747520305. ISBN/EAN: 9780747520306. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05118111025. Hardcover 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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An Atlas of English Dialects, Clive Upton & J D A Widdowson
5 Clive Upton & J D A Widdowson An Atlas of English Dialects
Book Club Associates (BCA), agreement with Oxford University Press 1997 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 
Vertical crease on front fold-over of dust-jacket. Crisp clean dust-jacket, fresh covers, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50017121035. Hardcover 
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Welsh Place-Names and Their Meanings, Dewi Daves
6 Dewi Daves Welsh Place-Names and Their Meanings
Aberystwyth Printed by The Cambrian News, Aberystwyth, Lyd 2000 No ISBN Edition Unstated Softcover Very Good Condition 
56 pages. Crisp clean covers, sound stapled binding, clean pages and inside covers. Estimated date only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53419051041. Paperback 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Graecae Grammatices Rudimenta: In usum regiae scholae etonesis, E P Williams
7 E P Williams Graecae Grammatices Rudimenta: In usum regiae scholae etonesis
Etonae (Eton) E P Williams 1842 No ISBN Editio Nova (Revised edition) Hardcover Fair Condition No Dust Jacket 
Full leather with split on spine and external joints, and is worn. Covers are attached by cords only. Text block holding but a split is forming. Clean pages. 224 pages. Text is in Greek and Latin. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04115100065. Hardcover 
Price: 42.00 GBP
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The Modern Age. The Pelican Guide to English Language No. 7, edited by Boris Ford
8 edited by Boris Ford The Modern Age. The Pelican Guide to English Language No. 7
Harmondsworth, Middlesex Penguin 1975 0140204652 / 9780140204650 Third Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Lightly marked covers, sound binding, clean but slightly darkened pages. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500g. ISBN: 0140204652. ISBN/EAN: 9780140204650. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05215060078. Paperback 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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The Oxford Companion to the English Language, edited by Tom McArthur
9 edited by Tom McArthur The Oxford Companion to the English Language
Oxford; New York Oxford University Press 1992 019214183X / 9780192141835 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 
Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. ISBN: 019214183X. ISBN/EAN: 9780192141835. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05215070242. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations.. Hardcover 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham, Lincolnshire, Vols. I & II, complete, Edward Peacock
10 Edward Peacock A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham, Lincolnshire, Vols. I & II, complete
For the English Dialect Society by Trubner & Co, London 1889 No ISBN 2nd Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 
Second edition, Revised and Considerably Enlarged. Volumes I and II bound together in half leather with black boards, Boards are rubbed, leather on spine is well worn and disintegrating, repair to inner hinges and covers are firmly attached. Presentation plate on front inside cover from J S Rowntree to the City of York Public Library, library impress on title-page and notated stamp on reverse of title-page. Frontis coloured Sketch Map of Lincolnshire is bound in upside down, internal binding sound, pages clean. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50111080148. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional shipping charges.. Hardcover 
Price: 66.50 GBP
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, Colloquialisms and Catch-phrases, Solecisms and Catachreses, Nicknames, Vulgarisms and such Americanisms as have been naturalised, complete in two volumes., Eric Partridge
11 Eric Partridge A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, Colloquialisms and Catch-phrases, Solecisms and Catachreses, Nicknames, Vulgarisms and such Americanisms as have been naturalised, complete in two volumes.
London Routledge 1963 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
Volume One, The Dictionary; Volume Two, The Supplement. Fark blue dust-jackets with white lettering have light wear on upper edge, clean dark blue covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, light foxing to end-papers, previous owner's name at the front, clean pages. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05619031125. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations.. Hardcover 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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Thought and Expression, Ernest E White
12 Ernest E White Thought and Expression
London Edward Arnold & Co. 1936 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Beige covers are a little darkened, sound binding, darkened end-papers with school stamps, clean pages. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05116041107. Hardcover 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Tales of The Ridings, with a Memoir of the Author by Professor C Vaughan, F W Moorman
13 F W Moorman Tales of The Ridings, with a Memoir of the Author by Professor C Vaughan
London Elkins Matthews 1920 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Library rebind in marked green covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, pages are a little darkened but are otherwise clean. Yorkshire dialect. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50318061041. Hardcover 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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A Glossary of Terms Used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham, G C Greenwell, introduction by Thomas Robertson
14 G C Greenwell, introduction by Thomas Robertson A Glossary of Terms Used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Frank Graham 1970 0902833405 / 9780902833401 Facsimile Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Fair 
Facsimile edition of Third Edition of 1888. Dust-jacket is lightly marked and has loss at lower front corners and water stain on lower leading corner. Clean red covers with gilt lettering on spine, bumped spine ends, water stain on inside lower corner of front cover, sound binding, previous owner's name at front, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0902833405. ISBN/EAN: 9780902833401. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51316041130. Hardcover 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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Scholae Wintoniensis Phrases Latinae. The Latine Phrases of Winchester School. Corrected and Much Augmented, with Poeticals added and these four Tracts etc., H Robinson
15 H Robinson Scholae Wintoniensis Phrases Latinae. The Latine Phrases of Winchester School. Corrected and Much Augmented, with Poeticals added and these four Tracts etc.
London Printed for A.M. and to be sold by R Boulter at the Turks-Head in Cornhil 1670 No ISBN Seventh Edition with Additions Disbound Fair Condition No Dust Jacket 
Full title: Scholae Wintoniensis Phrases Latinae. The Latine Phrases of Winchester School. Corrected and Much Augmented, with Poeticals added and these four Tracts viz I. Of words not to be used by Elegant Latinists; II. The Difference of many Words like one another, in Sound or Signification; III. Some words governing a Sujunctive Mood, not mentioned in Lillies Grammar; IV. For Entring Children upon making of Themes. No covers but remains of leather spine holding text block together soundly, nothing before title-page or last page. Title-page and last page are much darkened, pencil reference number on top corner of title-page.other pages are just a little darkened but are otherwise clean, corners are curled from the front to about page 30 and from page 390 to the last page, the final page is creased with loss at corners, the last 30 pages have a small amount of worm damage in the lower bound corner. Final page is creased. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04215040077. Paperback 
Price: 176.00 GBP
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Personal and Family Names, A Popular Monograph on the Origin and History of the Nomenclature of the Present and Former Times, Harry Alfred Long
16 Harry Alfred Long Personal and Family Names, A Popular Monograph on the Origin and History of the Nomenclature of the Present and Former Times
London, Glasgow, Edinburgh Hamilton, Adams & Co, Thomas D Morison, John Menzies & Co. 1883 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean brown covers with bevelled edges, gilt lettering and decoration on the spine, black decoration on the front and blind decoration on the back. Sound binding, book-plate for James Brown Montgomerie Fleming of Kelvinside on inside of front cover, clean brown end-papers, pencilled note on title-page, very occasional brief notes elsewhere. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05118111006. Hardcover 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Historical Study of the Mother Tongue. An Introduction to Philogical Method, Henry Cecil Wyld
17 Henry Cecil Wyld The Historical Study of the Mother Tongue. An Introduction to Philogical Method
London John Murray 1931 No ISBN Reprint Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Ex-library. Green covers with lightly rubbed corners and spine-ends, missing front end-paper, binding otherwise sound, ticket wallet on inside of front cover, previous owner's name and library stamps at front, occasional notation. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 05116080004. Hardcover 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Routledge's Illustrated Dictionary (or Routledge's New Sixpenny Dictionary), James Henry Murray
18 James Henry Murray Routledge's Illustrated Dictionary (or Routledge's New Sixpenny Dictionary)
London etc. George Routledge and Sons 1889 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Fair Condition No Dust Jacket 
Darkened red covers with black lettering and decoration, cracked front inner hinge, rear inner hinge is split, clean but darkened pages. 238 pages. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04717091114. Hardcover 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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Leeds Dialect Glossary and Lore, John H Wilkinson
19 John H Wilkinson Leeds Dialect Glossary and Lore
Leeds John H Wilkinson 1924 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Containing about 2,400 words and phrases with explanatory sentences; chapters on local folk-lore and superstitions; customs; similes; pronunciations; festivals and holidays; anecdotes; nicknames; curiosities in place-names; old inn signs; recollections of old Leeds and neighbourhood; juvenile lore and games etc. Clean olive-green covers with black decoration and with gilt lettering on spine, shelf-wear to spine-ends, edges and corners, sound binding, end-papers are a little darkened, clean pages, top block edge is darkened. No dust-jacket. Stamps for Halifax Antiquarian Society and "Withdrawn" stamp on inside front cover, prlims and on occasional pages throughout. Hand-written reference numbers on lower spine and first page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50319051089. Hardcover 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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The Folk Speech of East Yorkshire, John Nicholson
20 John Nicholson The Folk Speech of East Yorkshire
London; Hull; Driffield Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; A Brown and Sons; T Holderness 1889 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Firn brown covers with gilt lettering and simple black decoration. bumped corners and spine-ends, lightly rubbed spine-ends, sound binding, slight separation between pages 48 and 49. Decorated heaters and footers, black and white illustration. No dust jacket, as published. Stamps for Halifax Antiquarian Society and "Withdrawn" stamp on front end-papers and prelims. Pages of main text and plates (including reverse of plates) are free from stamps. Hand-written reference numbers on end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50319031107. Hardcover 
Price: 21.00 GBP
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