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141 GREENFELD, HOWARD. Sumer Is Icumen In: Our Ever-changing Language.
Crown Publishers, New York: 1978. 0517532255 / 9780517532256 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good condition. Library discard. 
Traces the evolution of the English language over the centuries, discussing the influence of other languages upon it, euphemisms, and slang. Sometimes witty and never boring, this much-needed book introduces young people to the ways in which the English language has developed over the centuries. 
Price: 10.31 USD
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142 GRIFFITH, BENJAMIN W. A Pocket Guide To Literature And Language Terms.
Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Woodbury: 1985. 0812025121 / 9780812025125 Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Covers 500 terms and expressions used in writing guides, literary journals, and classroom discussions. Subjects discussed are composition, grammar, language, literature, punctuation, and sentence structure. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.25 USD
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143 GROSS, DAVID C. Yiddish- English/ English- Yiddish Practical Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781804396 / 9780781804394 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Over 4,000 romanized entries * Appendix of idiomatic expressions & proverbs * Appendix of common words used in the English language * Word-by-word-- no definitions 
Price: 12.30 USD
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144 HABER, ERIKA. Russian- English/ English- Russian Dictionary And Phrasebook.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781810035 / 9780781810036 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Today, over 220 million people around the world speak Russian. Despite popular misconceptions, it is not a difficult language to learn, and even those with no prior experience will be able to communicate with the aid of this unique dictionary and phrasebook. In addition to a comprehensive listing of commonly used phrases and expressions, it features a Russian-English/ English-Russian dictionary containing approximately 4,000 entries. Each entry is transliterated for easy on-the-spot pronunciation, and a separate pronunciation section provides charts for the English transliteration, allowing users to speak understandably without any knowledge of the Cyrillic alphabet. A section entitled "Essential Expressions" lists useful, everyday phrases. Each successive chapter covers basic words, phrases, and concepts most often encountered by travelers to Russia in typical daily situations. The penultimate chapter helps to make sense of the Russian number system, and provides frequently used time-related expressions. The final chapter offers reference on subjects such as holidays, weather, metric conversions and other practical information. 
Price: 13.73 USD
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145 HAGIWARA, MICHIO P.; DE ROCHER, FRANCOISE. Theme Et Variations: A Practical Introduction To French.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York: 1976. 047133880X / 9780471338802 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
French Text. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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146 HAIM, S. English- Farsi ( Persian ) Standard Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781800560 / 9780781800563 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Farsi, or Modern Persian, is the official language of Iran. Spoken by over 100 million people worldwide, it is also the basis for the Dari dialect of Afghanistan and the Tajik dialect of Tajikistan. This companion volume to the Farsi (Persian)-English dictionary is an essential reference for the language of this increasingly important region of the world. * Over 40,000 word-to-word entries-- no definitions-- not romanized * Includes phrases and idiomatic expressions that provide context * Ideal for students and scholars 
Price: 23.70 USD
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147 HAYAKAWA, S. I. Language In Action
Harcourt Brace & World, New York: 1941. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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148 HAYAKAWA, S. I. Symbol, Status, And Personality.
Harcourt Brace & World, New York: 1963. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Brilliant and witty discussions on the importance of language in contemporary society. The easy generalization, the rigid stereotype, the argument without evidence, are to him signs of a disorderly mind and a disorderly society. "Hayakawa's observation is sharp, his style lively, and his wit diverting."-- Library Journal 
Price: 25.89 USD
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149 HAYAKAWA, S. I. The Use And Misuse Of Language.
A Premier Book, Greenwich: 1962. s Softcover. Reading copy. Cover is dogeared and spine is tearing. 

Price: 1.43 USD
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150 HENDRICKSON, ROBERT. Animal Crackers: A Bestial Lexicon.
The Viking Press, New York: 1983. 0140064877 / 9780140064872 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A delightful exploration of animal words, phrases, and their origins - Aaron's serpent to zyzzyva. Robert Hendrickson looked high and low - fromm booby hatches to cat houses - to ferret out the origins of the aimal words and phrases that enliven our language. Though he didn't go to the horse's mouth, he did go the whole hog in his research, following up every red herring, taking each bull by the horns, and laboring until the sacred cows came home to create a book that's as much fun as a barrela of monkeys! 
Price: 6.13 USD
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151 HIGBIE, JAMES. Lao-english/ English-lao Dictionary And Phrasebook.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781808588 / 9780781808583 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Designed for travelers and people living in Laos and Northeastern Thailand, this dictionary and phrasebook features the phrases and vocabulary of modern, spoken Lao. The two-way dictionary contains over 2,500 entries; the 49-section phrasebook provides practical cultural information and the means for communication in daily life and travel-related situations. Each Lao word is romanized, and pronunciation is indicated as well. The Lao language, also called Isan, has over 15 million speakers. * Romanized Lao * Pronunciation guide * Over 2,500 dictionary entries * Expanded English-Lao dictionary * Basic grammar * Essential phrases * Ideal for the traveler 
Price: 12.30 USD
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152 HIGBIE, JAMES. Thai- English/ English- Thai Dictionary And Phrasebook.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781812852 / 9780781812856 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Thai belongs to the Tai language family, a group of related languages spoken in Thailand and Laos and by minority ethnic groups in Burma, northern Vietnam and southern China. This two-way dictionary and phrasebook provides basic Thai grammar, vocabulary and phrases of use to the traveler. All Thai words are spelled in the English alphabet, and pronunciation is indicated, making it an easy reference for those unfamiliar with the Thai script. * 2,500 dictionary entries * Pronunciation guide * Basic grammar * Essential phrases * Ideal for the traveler and the student 
Price: 13.25 USD
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153 HILMISDOTTIR, HELGA & KOZLOWSKI, JACEK. Beginner's Icelandic With 2 Audio Cds.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 078181191X s Softcover. Brand new book plus two Audio CDs. 
Designed for both classroom use and self-study, this is the perfect introduction to learning the Icelandic language. Each of the 14 lessons opens with a dialogue about an everyday topic, followed by vocabulary lists, explanations of grammar, and exercises. Includes: * review exercises with answer key * Icelandic-English and English-Icelandic glossaries * two audio CDs of dialogues and vocabulary with correct pronunciation by native speakers. 
Price: 38.19 USD
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154 HIPPOCRENE BOOKS. Children's Illustrated Arabic Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 078180891X / 9780781808910 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This new series of dictionaries makes learning vocabulary in a foreign language at an early age easier and more enjoyable than ever! * Designed to be a child's very first foreign language dictionary for ages 5-10. * 500 entries, each accompanied by a large illustration. * The book design allows a young child to focus on each word and picture and make the connection between them. * Each entry features the word in English and its foreign language equivalent, along with commonsense phonetic pronunciation. * Entries include people, animals, colors, numbers and objects that children encounter and use every day. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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155 HIPPOCRENE BOOKS. Spanish - English / English - Spanish Children's Picture Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781811309 / 9780781811309 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This new dictionary makes learning words in Spanish easier and more fun than ever! * Designed to be the first foreign language dictionary for children ages 5-10. * 625 total entries * 500 full-color illustrations * Entries consist of the word in English, its Spanish equivalent, and easy-to-use phonetic pronunciation. * The words included are for the people, animals, colors, numbers, and objects that children encounter every day. * Appendices include everyday expressions, time-related words, and common pronouns. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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156 HIPPOCRENE BOOKS. Vietnamese Children's Picture Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781811333 / 9780781811330 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Designed to be a child's first foreign language dictionary for children ages 5-10. * 625 total entries. * 500 full-color illustrations. * Allows a child to make the connection between a picture and the corresponding word. * Entries consist of the word in English, its Vietnamese equivalent, and easy-to-use phonetic pronunciation. * The words included are for the people, animals, colors, numbers, and objects that children encounter every day. * Appendices include everyday expressions, time-related words, and common pronouns. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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157 HO, YONG. Chinese- English/ English- Chinese Practical Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781812364 / 9780781812368 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Spoken by more than 800 million people, Mandarin Chinese is the most widely-spoken language worldwide. It is also the standard dialect for business and trade in China and one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Features include: * simplified Chinese characters * Internationally standard pinyin Romanization for all entries * pronunciation key * index of characters sorted by stroke count, to aid in identifying unfamiliar characters * over 15,000 entries 
Price: 18.95 USD
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158 HO, YONG. Concise Chinese Usage Dictionary
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781812933 / 9780781812931 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This new edition of the previously published Chinese-English Frequency Dictionary: A Study Guide to Mandarin Chinese's 500 Most Frequently Used Words (2002) incorporates new terms and usage changes which have occurred in the language within the last ten years. It is designed to make understanding simple by showing how characters are most often used in building words. This concise reference is ideal for any student seeking to master the Chinese writing system and expand their vocabulary and comprehension of Mandarin Chinese. It functions as both a dictionary and study guide, and is a great resource for students at all levels. * Presented in pinyin order, for easy study and review * Two indices listing 500 characters in order of frequency and stroke count * Each entry includes the simplified version of the character, its pinyin transcription, English meaning, and examples of usage 
Price: 18.95 USD
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159 HOFFMAN, EVA. Lost In Translation: A Life In A New Language.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1989. 0525246010 / 9780525246015 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 42.75 USD
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160 HOLLAND, J. GILL. Norwegian- English/ English- Norwegian Dictionary And Phrasebook.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 078180955X / 9780781809559 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Whether strolling the streets of Oslo from the palace down Karl Johan Boulevard or taking the famous Hurtigruten (coastal steamer) above the Arctic Circle to Nordkapp, this bilingual dictionary and travel-oriented phrasebook will help visitors communicate effectively: 4,500 total entries; Basic Norwegian grammar and pronunciation; Practical cultural information, including a walking tour of Oslo; Perfect for travelers, business persons, and students. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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