Athens, Greece, Alex & E. Papademtriou: 1958
Seller ID: 004383
Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued
The heavy paper adhering to the front and back cover needs gluing. ; This 3 1/2" x 2 1/4" dictionary is very clearly printed on thin paper, like most dictionaries. Edited by the author, who is from the Institute of English Studies in Athens, all meanings of a Greek word were included, keeping in mind that it would be used by both Greeks learning English, and English-speaking persons learning Greek. At the end is a list of cities, states and countries in Greek, translated to English. The cover is dark brown leatherette with the title stamped on the front and the side; the side includes ... View More...
New York, New York, U. S. A., Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA: 2004
Seller ID: 001620
Condition: New in Very Good dust jacket
This book is an idiosyncratic and indespensable guide to history's most - and least - memorable characters. Inspired by the author's believe that "oddballs, headbangers, saints, nutters, philosophers, freaks and such like deserve to be drawn away from the periphery to the center of our consciousness. " Gods, Mongrels and Demons uses the famous, the infamous and the apparently marginal to tell us more about ourselves and our cultures than we'd find in the usual history book fare. With this book, Angus Calder has created an original, eccentric and richly entertaining work of reference fo... View More...
Bugotu is spoken on the southern coast portion of Santa Isabel, on of thirty islands which make up the British Solomon islands, located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. This dictionary is a recording of the language spoken by the island's native inhabitants. There are 4, 700 Bugotu words detailed, plus and index of English to Bugotu vocabulary is included. 98 (99-104 advertisements) pp. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" tall View More...