The American Language An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States

The American Language An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States

By: Mencken, Henry Louis

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Book is in good condition, dust jacket has cover, no noticed markings. ; An entirely new version of the standard work on its subject, rewritten almost completely, this edition contains 325,000 words of text running to 800 pages, concluding with a full world-list and an index. A thoroughly scientific treatise on the development of American-English, it is at the same time an extremely diverting piece of reading, full of odd stuff to be found nowhere else. There is no other book on the subject which even remotely approaches the value and scope of this one. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 784 pages

Title: The American Language An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States

Author Name: Mencken, Henry Louis

Categories: Non-Fiction, Linguistics,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 54184

Keywords: English Language Reference Nonfiction,