Angus & Robertson, 1947, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
acknowledgements and introduction to the phonetic symbols used within the text. Dull blue coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. An attempt, early, to standardise the Australian pronunciation of words within Australian speech to, as the fold over panel blurb states, "..... correcting the unsatisfactory tendencies and a general slovenliness that ruin the clarity and precision of speech in Australia." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Browning to the head and to the heel of the backstrip with faint. Rubbing to the book corners. Browning of the textblock edges and pages with faint foxing to the endpapers. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper panels, but the major fault is heavy sunning, two both the front and to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (9), 10-54, (2 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; Inventory No: 0114551.