We offer books on Travel & Exploration, Technology, Natural Sciences, Naval and Military History.

We offer books on Travel & Exploration, Technology, Natural Sciences, Naval and Military History.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Barnett, The Treasure of Our Tongue – The Story of English from Its Obscure Begi…

Barnett, The Treasure of Our Tongue - The Story of English from Its Obscure Begi

Barnett, Lincoln. The Treasure of Our Tongue – The Story of English from Its Obscure Beginnings to Its Present Eminence as the Most Widely Spoken Language. New York, The New American Library, Inc., 1967. 17.9cm x 10.7cm. VIII, 279 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear and tanning.

Includes for example the following chapters: The Linguistic Wonder of the Modern World / A Hornet’s Nest of False Simplicity / The Nature and Origin of Human Language / The Great River of English / Variations on Themes by Shakespeare / The Future of The English Language.

Our price: EUR 20,-- 

Barnett, The Treasure of Our Tongue - The Story of English from Its Obscure Beginnings to Its Present Eminence as the Most Widely Spoken Language.
Barnett, The Treasure of Our Tongue – The Story of English from Its Obscure Beginnings to Its Present Eminence as the Most Widely Spoken Language.

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