The Stories of English Reprint Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1585677191
ISBN-10: 9781585677191
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"This new history of the English language in all its manifestations is among the best ever written, and is both entertaining and informative."

About the Author

David Crystal is honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, and the editor of The Penguin Encyclopedia.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.13 pounds
  • Paperback : 592 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9781585677191
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1585677191
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 1.8 x 8 inches
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams; Reprint Edition (September 6, 2005)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 1585677191
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