CAMILLI, Amerindo (Daniel Jones)

Title An Italian Phonetic Reader. The London Phonetic Readers. Edited by Daniel Jones.
Publisher London Univeristy of London Press
Date 1921
Book ID 33651
First Edition  


Original beige cloth lettered in black. xvi+83pp.. A little damp spotting to upper board, else a good tight, bright copy. Dated 1921 but may be later reprint as cloth and paper not uniform with other copies. Used; Very Good An early title from this short series published by the Phonetics Department at UCL under the direction of the celebrated phonetician and linguist Daniel Jones. The series provided useful publicity for the descriptive phonetic research at the department. Both common and less well-charted languages were chosen for a balanced list. (See Collins & Mees 'The Real Inspector Higgins: The Life and Career of Daniel Jones', 1999). Jones' work with Camilli and others provided the model for the updated IPA Principles published in 1949.
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