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1 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 10, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 10, 1988-1989 (Volume X)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1990 0916500306 / 9780916500306 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. ; Topics include: Anti-religious graffiti. Medical slang. Swahili. Arabic. Ulster. Georgia (the country). Breast pet names. Rock band names. Sick jokes about Challenger. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 2, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1978 (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1978 0916500527 / 9780916500528 Softcover Very Good+ 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Graffiti. Gay terminology. Medical pejoratives. Czech. Italian. Thai. Cockney. Swearing in football. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Faint crease to spine, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 5, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (V) : Volume 5, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1981, Elias Petropoulos Festschrift (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1981 091650025X / 9780916500252 Softcover Near Fine 
352 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Chinese. Tonga. French. Farsi. Dutch. Menomini (Native American) terms. Prison slang. Genital pet names. College sexual slang. Ethnic acronyms. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Tiny spot on fore-edge, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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4 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 9, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 9, 1986-1987 (Volume IX) Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1987 0916500292 / 9780916500290 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover with top quality binding, 320 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Wimp. Graffiti. Cunnilingus. American ethnic slurs. Medical group nouns. Chernobyl jokes. Gay jokes. Gerbil jokes. Thomas Crapper. Interview with Lillian Mermin Feinsilver. More. ; Issn 0363-3659. Edited by German-American philologist, world scholar of dirty words, the great Reinhold Aman, PhD. ; Spine very slightly faded. No other defects. ; Maledicta Press Publications Series; Vol. 9 
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5 Baker, Nicholson >> Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
N. Y. : Random House; 2001 0375504443 / 9780375504440 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer mark on top. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Bolinger, Dwight >> Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse
Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press; 1989 0804715351 / 9780804715355 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
470 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; Red cloth, [xiv] + 470 pages, 2 indexes, 2 appendixes, bibliography, endnotes, no illustrations (as such) but there are dozens of sample sentences graphically laid out according to high and low intonation. ; 'Intonation: a nonarbitrary, sound-symbolic system with intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveying, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes'. This book is a highly analytical examination of the musical or tonal properties of human speech which form a universal basis of understanding that reaches across languages and cultures. ; All the usual library marks. Jacket in protective sleeve attached to endpapers. Otherwise quite crisp, appears never to have been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from allnewbooks, amitcj, any_book, Better World Books, brookebooks, Daily Deal, extremelyreliable, Murray Media, Nohinsa Books, pbshop, pbshopus, profnath, quality7, the_book_community, thebookgrove, Value Promenade, Vault Media, or Wonder Book, because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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7 Stover, Eric, with Richard Goldstone >> Graves, the : Srebrenica and Vukovar
Zurich, Switzerland: Scalo Publishers; 1998 3931141764 / 9783931141769 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gilles Peress 
334 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray pictorial boards, 334 pages, bibliography, dozens of graphic b/w photos of gravesites, artifacts, bones, corpses, etc. English text throughout. ; Foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of UN War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia. Based on excavations and research conducted in Bosnia and Croatia into mass graves of slaughtered civilians, including the atrocities known as the Srebrenica Massacre and the Vukovar Massacre. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of author Elmore Leonard, where estate seller affixed sticker to front board stating 'Elmore Leonard Library'. No other defects. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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