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The French Dialect of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. A Descriptive Grammar with Texts and Glossary

Highfield, Arnold R.

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ISBN 10: 0897200268 / ISBN 13: 9780897200264
Published by Karoma, Ann Arbor, MI, 1979
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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the first and only edition and printing, although not specifically indicated; from the library of the linguist Glenn Gilbert with Gilbet's pencilled inscription and bookplate affixed to the dedication page, almost no shelfwear, clean, tight, and unread, rated Near Fine; this hard-to-find book would be of interest to creolists and collectors of books on Caribbean French (in contact with creoles), as well as creolistics generally -- also the work of the noted linguist and historian of slavery in the Virgin Islands, Arnold Highfield; paper covers, designed by Edi Smilack (Kane), are cream with black lettering and an abstract design in aqua-colored lines stretching from front to back; 8mo -- 9 inches tall, vii + 349 numbered pages. Bookseller Inventory # 001599

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Title: The French Dialect of St. Thomas, U.S. ...

Publisher: Karoma, Ann Arbor, MI

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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