OGDEN, C. K. (Paul D Hugon and L W Lockhart)

Title Basic English versus the Artificial Languages: Psyche Miniatures General Series. With Contributions by Paul D. Hugon and L. W. Lockhart.
Publisher London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.
Date 1935
Book ID 38108
First Edition  


Original red cloth-backed cream coloured boards, printed in red with white label to spine. 12 mo.,10x16cm., 184pp., Printed by R. I.Severs, Cambridge. 3/6 stamped over original printed 2/6. Spine a little sunned, boards and label a little aged but no tears. Some minimal foxing throughout. Tight and clean. One of the rarer titles in this series on BASIC (British American Scientific International Commercial) English developed by Charles Kay Ogden with I A Richards, and intended as a medium of international communication. Popular in the 1930s, its concepts are still taught. ‘E.W. Goodwin, 1949’ to paste-down.
Price: £100.00