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SOURCES OF LONDON ENGLISH: MEDIEVAL THAMES VOCABULARY
Written by Laura Wright.
Stock no. 1820957
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition.
Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198239092. A few marks to boards. Small bookplate to top of front pastedown.
BERNARD SHAW'S PHONETICS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COCKNEY SOUND-CHANGES
Written by Joseph Saxe.
Stock no. 1820953
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1936. Good condition.
Plain cardwraps with title to spine and front. 86 pages. Covers are browned, stained and marked. Base of spine worn. Edges worn. Joints broken, covers detached. Contents otherwise tightly bound.
ADVENTURES OF A YORKSHIRE FARMER AND HIS SCAPEGRACE NEVVY
Written by Timothy Goorkrodger.
Stock no. 2133863
Published by F.M. Fetherston. Circa 1885. Good condition.
The adventures of a Yorkshire farmer in London. Brown cloth spine, green boards. Text in dialect. 144 pages. Boards worn at edges with loss of paper covering at corners. Lower corner tip lost from rear cover. Tear to gutter between index and first page. Spine has a couple of black marks. Pages browned.
A Farm Labourer's First Peep At The World, written in humorous dialect, by 'The Village Schoolomaster', pseudonym for James Spilling. Small format. Grey cloth, gilt titles, decorative front cover. Leaf patterned endpapers. B/w illustrations. 145 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers and pages lightly browned with occasional light margin marks.
South-west dialects. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 144 pages including index. ISBN: 0715570251. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
Library binding. January to June 1840. iv 695 pages, b/w illustrations Includes: The Royal Palace of Greenwich; Dialect of Dorsetshire; Topography of Southport; Ancien ship at Mount's Bay; Shottesbrooke Church, Berkshire; Landslip at Lyme Regis; Penny Postage commenced; Trial of the Newport Chartist Rebels; marriage of Victoria and Albert; Carved Ceiling at Black Boy Inn, Chelmsford; First Stone laid of St. Thomas's Hospital; The New Postage system; Estimates for the erection of Nelson's Column; Huge fire at York Minster; Prices of Hay, Straw, Coal, Candles, Corn, Hops etc; numerous other historical events,obituaries, births, marriages and deaths; Index to names at rear. Ex-library (reference) with minimal stamps and new endpapers. 2 pages 225 & 226 are missing and replaced with loosely inserted photocopies.
A twice yearly publication edited by Terry Knight. Colour cardwraps. Includes articles: Penryn around 1926; Women's Land Army memories; St Erth's POW camp; Reminiscences of Truro; Saving Kelyn (dialcect); Jerome - the Copper mining ghost town; plus many other short items. 64 pages. A fine copy.
Red cloth, gilt titles. A Cornish Tale. 2nd edition. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine faded.
Stories, Poems and Anecdotes in the Cornish Dialect. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953959406.
A Devonshire dialect book. Orange cloth and titles. Spine very slightly faded. Free endpapers browned else contents fine. A bright copy.
Small format. Yellow pictorial paperwraps. A story written in Devonshire dialect. 74 pages + 2 page booklist. Spine rubbed and slightly chipped.
Small format. 12 pages + 3 page booklist. Modern grey cloth binding, white title label to spine.