Bragg, Melvyn,: The Adventure of English ; 500 A.D. to 2000 The Biography of a Language
Book Number: 0279585
Sceptre ( Hodder & Stoughton ), London, 2004. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. 300 g; XII, 3/56 pages, with bibliography and index. 29 plates reproduced either in colour or black-and-white. colour illustrated softcover binding. Yellowing of the top edge of the textblock is the only damage to note. This book is about where the English language came from and how it achieved the feat of transforming itself so successfully. It is about the words which describe the way we live, the words we think in, seeing in, speak in; the words which nourish our imagination, words which tell us what we are. -- Page IX Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0340829931. ISBN/EAN: 9780340829936. Inventory No: 0279585. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .