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Fine in J Very Good-Fine jacket. 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Fine. xii (ii), 340 pp, preface, I. The Uneloquent Languge; II. The Language of Popular Instruction; III. the Inadequate Language, Part I; IV. The Inadequate Language, Part II; V. The Misspelled Language; VI. The Eloquent Language; VII. The Ancient Language, Part I; VIII. The Ancient Language, Part II; IX. The Ruled Language; X. The Useful Language; index. First Edition, 1953. "This extensive study is the result of a careful examination of opinions on the English language during the period 1476-1660. In his analysis, the author applies to his field the procedure employed in the history of ideas, showing how the thought pattern of linguistic ideas is related to those in other fields such as Catholicism, the Reformation, Puritanism, Antiquarianism, experimental science, literary history." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Two 1/2" closed tears to bottom edge spine dj with age-toned spine, and a light soiled spots to same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Languages~
The triumph of the English language : a survey of opinions concerning the vernacular from the introduction of printing to the Restoration.
by Richard Foster Jones
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