Very Good- This is a thick, heavy book and is not eligible for Priority, Air or International shipping under standard fees. Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding, with a small amount of color worn from very small edge areas and a 2" shallow scratch on the back cover. Name & date on ffep. Contents are almost as new. No DJ.; First Edition. 9-1/8" Tall, XVI + 1025pp. Black cloth with bright gold spine lettering. REFERENCE. "Etymology has been briefly defined in this book as 'the origin, formation, and development (of a word) '. Some of the words going back to OE are as old as time, and are represented in many of the Indo-European languages. Other words commence their documented life not before the Middle English period. Some words are native words by descent through a long ancestry of Germanic stock, other words have come into English from a foreign language such as Greek or Latin, (Old) French or Low Dutch and, later, from many non-Indo-European languages of the East, South, and West. " Included is a "Key to the Pronunciation", a list of Abbreviations, and a one-page Adenda.
Fair. 0198611129 DAMAGED-Acceptable Condition and Unread! Text is clean and unmarked! Binding is slightly creacked. Has a small black line on bottom/exterior edge of pages. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the United States. If you would like to track your domestic order please be sure to select the Priority/Expedited Shipping option.
1025 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. REFERENCE BOOKS. Each word is accompanied by its pronunciation, its present-day meaning, the date of its first record in English and the chronology of the development of its (sense(s), and its earliest form in written English. The principle Germanic cognates are presented, and also the relevant forms from other languages in so far as they help to explain the etymology of English words. The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology is the most complete and the most reliable etymological dictionary of the English language ever published. There are some 24, 000 main entries, and with the derivatives, the total number of words treated is more than 38, 000. (Key Words: English Etymology, Dictionaries, C. T. Onions, G. W. S. Friedrichsen, R. W. Burchfield, Reference Books, Linguistics, English Language, English Pronunciation).
Onions, C. T. w/G. W. S. Friedrichsen & R. W. Burchfield (edited by)., pub. by Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1966, c1966, 1st Edition, cloth w/gilt spine titles, vg-f w/chipped dj (light spine spots), 1025 pp, Sm 4to.
Very good+ condition. Very good-condition (DJ) Octavo (8vo). xiv, 1025 pages of text. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear; almost new. Unclipped dustjacket is moderately browned, with moderate rubbing to extremities, minor staining to spine panel, and a few small tears and creases; protected in archival mylar. A few pages with a tiny crease to lower corner, and a small stain to closed page edges. Text is clean and unmarked.
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