History in English Words by Owen Barfield

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This popular book provides a brief, brilliant history of those who have spoken the Indo-European tongues. It is illustrated throughout by current English words—whose derivation from other languages, whose history in use and changes of meaning—record and unlock the larger history.

Lindisfarne Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9780940262119. 240 pp.
Foreword by W.H. Auden.
Softcover. Near fine.