Language is the most important of all the instruments of civilization. This is the premise of a work whose significance to the study of language, literature, and philosophy has remained undiminished since its original publication in 1923. New Introduction by Umberto Eco; Indices. Language is the most important of all the instruments of civilization. This is the premise of a work whose significance to the study of language, literature, and philosophy has remained undiminished since its original publication in 1923. New Introduction by Umberto Eco; Indices.Read Less
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Very Good. Social Science. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. This book is in very good condition and appears unread. The interior is clean and the spine is not creased. Originally published in 1923. This is Harvest Book #HB-29. This book may not match the stock photo. This book has green, yellow and orange geometric sections on the covers.
Very Good- 8vo 8"-9" tall; 363 pages; Snug and neat in black cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Spine slightly shaken; title-lettering mildly faded. Corners and spine ends lightly shelf worn. Prior owner name and catalog note penned neatly to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. VG-
Good. Hardcover, no dj, binding is straight and tight, no marks to text, corners and edges are lightly bumped and rubbed, shelfwear with light scuffs to both sides, spine ends are bumped, bookplate attached to ffep, endpapers and inside boards are foxing, page edges are foxing, stamps on spine are rubbed and difficult to make out.
One of the best book about linguistic and semiotics. It offers an excellent ermeneuthic frame about language. Without complex classifications of words and grammar laws Ogden asks to him and us: which is the meaning of meaning? How do we construe it?
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