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Washington DC: United States War Department. 1943. Paperback. 127p., 4x5.25 inches, lightly worn wraps, good copy of this phrasebook in pocketbook format, stapled green wraps. TM 30-645 Restricted. Phrases for use by soldiers in the field."What color were the uniforms" is transliterated as ka-KUV- BESH-ay tsvay-TA na oo-nee FOR-mee-tay eem?
[China]: n.pub. n.d. 40 pages, slender pamphlet, very good. OCLC shows one holding at Princeton as of December 2018. Republican-era glossary of medical terminology, giving the English translation as well as Chinese characters approximating the English pronunciation (not in Mandarin, but in a southern dialect).
Ankara, istanbul: Cumhuriyet Basimevi, 1943-57. All four thick volumes of the series, custom bound in green boards with the name of a noted Mongolist embossed on the covers (details upon request); paper evenly toned, otherwise very good. Major work in preparation for a historical dictionary of Turkish.
Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1857. Hardcover. ix, 905p., printed smallpoint in double columns, very clear presswork, in a casing likely not of the publisher's making, but an old custom job that has gotten rough: vellum-backed marbled boards with the remnant of a leather spine label, nice work when...
Waukesha, WI: Maledicta Press, 1977-2005. Paperback. 13 volumes, 19 issues in 16 books, essays, articles, theory, tables, glossaries, very good complete run of the language journal from 1977 to 2004, paperbacks in orange printed wraps. Volume numbers I-V are divided into 2 numbers each yet vol. II & V combine...
Leipzig: Verlag von Markert & Petters, 1923-1925. Hardcover. Seven parts in three matched hardcover bindings, complete: vi, 301, iv, 302, ii, 390p. Teil I.II. has a special title page for the reprint, frontispiece portrait of the author and publisher's preface to the reprint. The only indication of reprint in the...
Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1953. Paperback. vii, 347p., softbound in plain printed 9x6 inch wraps, a very fresh copy (to nit-pick, faintest edgewear to back-cover margin) with no reader-creasing. Spanish-language dictionary; this copy bears ownership stamp of S. [Sylvanus] Griswold Morley: academic, pedant, citifzen. For a summer or...