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PASSY, Paul (Daniel Jones)

Title A French Phonetic Reader. The London Phonetic Readers. Edited by Daniel Jones.
Publisher London University of London Press
Date 1929
Book ID 33565


Red cloth, black lettered. xi[i]+42pp.. Cloth darkened at edges else a good tight copy. Used; Very Good Passy is one of the most important names in the field of phonetics. Teacher of Daniel Jones, celebrated phonetician and linguist, Passy founded the International Phonetic Association. This reader first appeared in 1914 and is one of a short series published by the Phonetics Department at UCL under the direction of the 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).
Price: £12.00

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