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A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR; AND PRESENT STATE OF THE SEVERAL KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD., William Guthrie
1 A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR; AND PRESENT STATE OF THE SEVERAL KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD. William Guthrie
London Charles Dilly 1788 Eleventh Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
B/w maps; Width: 5.75" Height: 9"; 928 pages; A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar; and present state of the several kingdoms of the world. 20 foldout maps, all present as called for+ one non folding +chart [22 plates in all]. Front cover held by bonding cords. Front hinge also shows repair. Previous owner's signature appears in top margin of first page of introduction. Lightly age-toned pages display scattered foxing. All called-for maps are present. Intact maps are well preserved. ; 0 33296 
Price: 559.30 USD
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A POCKET DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, Joseph E. Worcester, Loomis J. Campbell
2 A POCKET DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Joseph E. Worcester, Loomis J. Campbell
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Co 1877 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; Toning, couple pencil marks on cover ; 0 17955 
Price: 26.27 USD
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AND BRITANNICA WORLD LANGUAGE DICTIONARY  (Complete in 3 Volumes), May not be noted.
3 AND BRITANNICA WORLD LANGUAGE DICTIONARY (Complete in 3 Volumes) May not be noted.
Encyclopedia Britannica/G & C Merriam Co 1966 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Folio; Britannica World Language Dictionary (2679-3136pp) ; 14 13121 
Price: 37.55 USD
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BOOK REVIEW DIGEST; TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL CUMULATION (MARCH 1928 TO FEBRUARY 1929 INCLUSIVE) BOOKS OF 1928, Knight, Marion A. (editor) ;
4 BOOK REVIEW DIGEST; TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL CUMULATION (MARCH 1928 TO FEBRUARY 1929 INCLUSIVE) BOOKS OF 1928 Knight, Marion A. (editor) ;
NY H W Wilson 1929 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bibliography; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 972 pages; Includes directory of publishers. ; 0 17083 
Price: 30.03 USD
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CASSELL'S NEW GERMAN AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY WITH A PHONETIC KEY TO PRONUNCIATION [REVISED AND ENLARGED, 2 PARTS IN ONE VOL], Breul, Karl
5 CASSELL'S NEW GERMAN AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY WITH A PHONETIC KEY TO PRONUNCIATION [REVISED AND ENLARGED, 2 PARTS IN ONE VOL] Breul, Karl
Funk & Wagnalls, Inc 1936, 1939 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 813, 687 pages; CASSELL'S NEW GERMAN AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY WITH A PHONETIC KEY TO PRONUNCIATION [REVISED AND ENLARGED, 2 PARTS IN ONE VOL]. Green cloth. Indexed thumb notches. ; 0 29632 
Price: 37.55 USD
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COMPLETE COURSES IN CIVIL SERVICE, Calley, James W.
6 COMPLETE COURSES IN CIVIL SERVICE Calley, James W.
May not be noted. Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Calley, James W. Complete Courses in Civil Service Chic: Civil Service Publishing Co. (not Inc. ) , 1921. Hard Cover. Good. Third Edition - Revised. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Practical lessons on subjects covered in first, second and third grade examinations, hardbound in original red cloth with no dust jacket. GOOD+ condition. ; 0 8630 
Price: 13.11 USD
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DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL. 2 VOLS [COMPLETE], Michael Bryan
7 DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL. 2 VOLS [COMPLETE] Michael Bryan
London George Bell & Sons 1886, 1889 New revised and enlarged edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Includes addendum of Monograms of Painters and engravers. 3/4 morocco leather over pebblegrain brown boards. Leather scuffed, contents firm and cleab. Owners neat 4 line ownership on blank fep. Text block edges marbled. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 777, [5]] pages; Thick volumes, 3/4 brown morocco leather over brown pebblegrain cloth. Neatly inked 4 line ownership dated 1931. Contents firm and clean. Text block with marbled edges. ; 10 32608 
Price: 108.05 USD
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DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCAISE DU COMMENCEMENT DU XVII SIECLE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS, Hatzfeld; Darmesterer; Thomas
8 DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCAISE DU COMMENCEMENT DU XVII SIECLE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS Hatzfeld; Darmesterer; Thomas
Paris Librairie Ch. Delagrave 1920 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Dictionary, French; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxviii, 2270, [2] pages; Bound in 3/4 morocco leather/ Armorial bookplate of Edw. H Sehrt . Heavy and large, sound and clean contents. Spines damaged with losses to foot and crown- greater than shown in graphic. ; 12 32517 
Price: 84.55 USD
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HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH., James McPeek.
9 HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH. James McPeek.
NY Ronald P. Frye & Company 1956 First Edition; First Printing 3-ring binder Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
ENGLISH Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 562 pages; Nice sound copy of a scarce book with DJ. Breaks down and serves as a good reference work to the English Language and it's use in practical as well as scholarly ways. ; 0 9501 
Price: 37.37 USD
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10 LARGE HEAVY BOX OF OF 14 BIBLIOGRAPHIES Various
Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
ALL EX-LIB, SOME WITH FAULTS- LOOSE EPS, ETC/Blackburn, Henry; Ralph Caldecott, His Early Art Career 1886E. C. Andrews ; Color and Its Application to Printing , Inland Printer, Chicago 1911 Geo. Haven Putnam ; Books and Their Makers During the Middle Ages, 476-1709, Putnam's, 1896, 2 volsHins, Arthur M; A History of Woodcut 1935Hletzel, Virgil B; A Check LIst of Courtesy Books in the Newberry LibraryHull, William ; Eight First Biographies of William Penn in Seven Languages and Seven Lands , Swarthmore college, 1936Ives, George B. ; A Bibliography of Oliver Wendell Holmes , Houghton Mifflin 1907Pierce (1886-1953) Butler ; A Check List of Fifteenth Century Books in the Newberry Library... Newberry Library 1933Smisar, Muhammed Ahmed; Oriental Manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection 1937Sonneck, OG; catalogue of First Editions of Edward MacDowell 91861-1908 1917Williams, Stanley T. And Mary Allen Edge ; A Bibliography of the Writings of Washington Irving: A Check List , Oxford Univ Pr, New York, NY 1936 Winship, George Parker ; Cabot Bibliography Henry Stevens, London 1900Woodberry, George E; A History of Wood-Engraving. 1883; 50 33334 
Price: 93.95 USD
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11 LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE ANCIENT AND MODERN [Bx] Limited Edition Deluxe of 1000- Vols 25 through 41 See List Charles Dudley Warner Et Al editors
U S A The International Society 1897 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; facsimiles, portraits and pictures, tissue covered; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ave 500pp each pages; (15 volumes of 45 published) A LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE , International Society, published over a period of several years 1896-9, Limited and registered, These books are continuously paginated, except for the index which is paginated separately, and run around 500 pages per volume. All are in deluxe edition original cloth green hardbound condition with solid spines, hinges and text blocks with paper spine labels. Some stained by moisture. Top edge gilt to repel dust and dirt with rough edges to the side and bottoms of the text blocks. Overall condition is very good . This is a tour de force of the world of literature and includes a biography of each author representing the Intellectual, Spiritual and Moral treasures of Human Culture. Includes critical, interpretive and biographical commentaries on the authors and their writings. There are included many works that are exceedingly difficult to find today and this makes a wonderful reference work for anyone. Books are generously illustrated with color plates, vignettes, b/w full page plates. There are full synopses of many works in each volume. Frontis is in color with subsequent plates in b/w. 25 XXV MAS TO MIT; ; ; 26 MOL TO MYT; ; ; 27 XXVII NAI TO OUI; ; ; 28 XXVIII OVI TO PEP; ; ; 29 XXIX PER TO POE; ; ; 30 XXX POL TO REA; ; ; 31 XXX1 REA TO RUF; ; ; 31 XXXI REA TO RUF duplicate; ; ; 32 XXXII RUM TO SCH; ; ; 33 XXXIII SCH TO SHA; ; ; 34 XXXIV SHE TO SOP; ; ; 35 XXXV SOU TO SUE; ; ; 38 XXXVIII VAZ TO WES; ; ; 39 XXXIX WHA TO ZOR; ; ; 41 XLI SONGS, HYMNS, LYRICS (A-W) ; ; ; ; 0 24502 
Price: 117.45 USD
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LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE ANCIENT AND MODERN: DICTIONARY OF AUTHORS Limited Edition Deluxe 56/1000 Dictionary of Authors Only, Complete in 2 Volumes, Charles Dudley Warner Et Al editors
12 LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE ANCIENT AND MODERN: DICTIONARY OF AUTHORS Limited Edition Deluxe 56/1000 Dictionary of Authors Only, Complete in 2 Volumes Charles Dudley Warner Et Al editors
The International Society 1897 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Library of the World's Best Literature Ancient and Modern; Vol. 3/1/1942; facsimiles, portraits and pictures, tissue covered; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ave 500pp each pages; Limited Edition Deluxe 56/1000 Dictionary of Authors Only, Complete in 2 Volumes for A LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE , International Society, published over a period of several years 1896-9, Limited and registered, These books are continuously paginated, except for the index which is paginated separately, and run around 500 pages per volume. All are in deluxe edition original cloth green hardbound condition with solid spines, hinges and text blocks with paper spine labels. Some stained by moisture. Top edge gilt to repel dust and dirt with rough edges to the side and bottoms of the text blocks. Overall condition is very good . This is a tour de force of the world of literature and includes a biography of each author representing the Intellectual, Spiritual and Moral treasures of Human Culture. Limited Edition Deluxe 56/1000 Dictionary of Authors Only, Complete in 2 VolumesIncludes critical, interpretive and biographical commentaries on the authors and their writings. There are included many works that are exceedingly difficult to find today and this makes a wonderful reference work for anyone. There are full synopses of many works in each volume. Frontis is in color . Lists a brief bio of each author included in this set of works. About 2500 authors listed. ; 8 24526 
Price: 37.55 USD
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LIST AND INDEX OF THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1871-1924 AND OF THE CAMDEN SOCIETY 1840-1897, Hall, Hubert
13 LIST AND INDEX OF THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1871-1924 AND OF THE CAMDEN SOCIETY 1840-1897 Hall, Hubert
Historical Society of Pennsylvania Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 17293 
Price: 13.11 USD
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MAGASIN ENCYCLOPÉDIQUE OU JOURNAL DES SCIENCES, DES LETTRES ET DES ARTS, RÉDIGÉ PAR A.L.MILLIN, CHEZ FUCHS, TOME CINQUIEME, A L Millin
14 MAGASIN ENCYCLOPÉDIQUE OU JOURNAL DES SCIENCES, DES LETTRES ET DES ARTS, RÉDIGÉ PAR A.L.MILLIN, CHEZ FUCHS, TOME CINQUIEME A L Millin
Paris Chez Fuchs, 1803 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 576 pages; Paper covered boards, foldout, table, etc. Paper spine label with loss into text on left side. Binding solid and text bright. Vol 5 [of 8]. ; 0 34375 
Price: 169.20 USD
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MAGILL'S QUOTATIONS IN CONTEXT 2020 Quotations from World Literature Revealing Who Said What under What Circumstances., Magill, Frank N. , Ed.
15 MAGILL'S QUOTATIONS IN CONTEXT 2020 Quotations from World Literature Revealing Who Said What under What Circumstances. Magill, Frank N. , Ed.
NY Harper and ROW 1969 First Edition; First Printing Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 1230 pages; Hard bound VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD with dust jacket, nice straight copy with sharp corners. XXVI index. ; 0 9506 
Price: 23.34 USD
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MANUAL OF STANDARD ENGLISH BRAILLE, SECOND EDITION: FOR THE GUIDANCE OF TRANSCRIBERS AND OTHER EMBOSSERS., Rohrback, Alice and Marjorie S. Hooper
16 MANUAL OF STANDARD ENGLISH BRAILLE, SECOND EDITION: FOR THE GUIDANCE OF TRANSCRIBERS AND OTHER EMBOSSERS. Rohrback, Alice and Marjorie S. Hooper
Wash DC Library of Congress Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
BLIND; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 129 pages; A few marks but generally clean throughout; 0 15473 
Price: 13.87 USD
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MANUEL DE L'AMATEUR D'ESTAMPES. CONTENANT LE DICTIONNAIRE DES GRAVEURS DE TOUTES LES NATIONS DANS LEQUEL SONT DECRITES LES ESTAMPES RARES, PRECIEUSES ET INTERESSANTES AVEC L'INDICATION DE LEURS DIFFERENTS ETATS ET DES PRIX AUXQUELS CES ESTAMPES[4 VOLS CT], Le Blanc Ch.
17 MANUEL DE L'AMATEUR D'ESTAMPES. CONTENANT LE DICTIONNAIRE DES GRAVEURS DE TOUTES LES NATIONS DANS LEQUEL SONT DECRITES LES ESTAMPES RARES, PRECIEUSES ET INTERESSANTES AVEC L'INDICATION DE LEURS DIFFERENTS ETATS ET DES PRIX AUXQUELS CES ESTAMPES[4 VOLS CT] Le Blanc Ch.
Paris Bouillon Emile 1854-1888 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations dans lequel sont decrites les estampes rares, precieuses et interessantes avec l'indication de leurs differents etats et des prix auxquels ces estampes ont ete portees dans les ventes publiques en France et a l'etranger depuis un siecle. Ouvrage destine a faire suite au Manuel du Libraire et de l'amateur des livres par de J. C. Brunet. Rare, precious and interesting prints with an indication of their different conditions and prices at which these prints were leaders in public sales in France and abroad since a century ago. Alphabetical list of engravers and their workd. A few small textural drawings of TYPES, etc. French language. 3.4 ed morocco leather over marbled boards with matching end papers. 4 vols ct. Bound in silk marker ribbon. (ii) ,639+(1) ; (vi) ,640; (iv) ,625+(1) ; (viii) ,271+(1) . Sound and tight, clean. ; 12 34451 
Price: 517.00 USD
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MATERIALIEN ZUM UEBERSETZEN AUS DER DEUTSCHEN IN DIE HEBRAISCHE SPRACHE., M C C F Wecfherlin
18 MATERIALIEN ZUM UEBERSETZEN AUS DER DEUTSCHEN IN DIE HEBRAISCHE SPRACHE. M C C F Wecfherlin
Stuttgart Franz Christian Loflund 1810 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; viii, 213 [1] pages; How to translate from Hebrew to German. ; 0 32342 
Price: 93.95 USD
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MODERN BUSINESS ENGLISH Modern Business Correspondence (2 Vols), Frank Erskine
19 MODERN BUSINESS ENGLISH Modern Business Correspondence (2 Vols) Frank Erskine
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Bobbs Merrill, 1908, 1906. NEAR FINE hardbound in original cloth with no dust jacket, nice attractive books. ; 0 9009 
Price: 13.11 USD
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ON THE STUDY OF WORDS, Trench, Richard Chenevix
20 ON THE STUDY OF WORDS Trench, Richard Chenevix
NY Redfield 1856 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
ENGLISH Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original brown cloth, wear to head and foot of spine; 0 18271 
Price: 14.99 USD
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