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Europaische Rechtsgeschichte: Teil 1. Antiquariats Katalog NR. 14 / 1972.
1 Europaische Rechtsgeschichte: Teil 1. Antiquariats Katalog NR. 14 / 1972.
Glashutten, Germany. Sauer & Auvermann KG. 1972 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; 464 pp. Illustrated paper over boards. "Literatur zur Geschichte der Rechtswissenschaften. Die Werke der grossen europaischen rechtsdenker des Mittelalters und des 16.Jahrhunderts. Beruhmte Rechtsbuche r, Stadt- und Landesrechte, Reichsabschiede, Reichskammergericht etc. mit besonderer Berucksichtigung des 15. und 16.Jahrhunderts (mit den entsprechenden Fortsetzungen bis zum Ende des 18.Janrhunderts)". Mild soiling and shelf wear to the externals and the text block head edge is dust soiled with minor surface foxing. Otherwise very clean with a solid binding. 17892 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Knight's Handbook for Members of Local Education Authorities and Education Committees.
2 Knight's Handbook for Members of Local Education Authorities and Education Committees.
London, UK. Knight & Company. 1903 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; vii - 155 pp. Gray cloth over thin boards with black lettering. Publisher's adverts on both front and back end papers. Compiled by "An Official" from the National Education Authority in response to the new Education Act of 1902. The covers are soiled and show moderate wear. The interior is clean and the binding is shaken yet quite solid. 17599 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.
3 The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.
Grosse Pointe, Michigan Walter Romig 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 514 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. This publishing effort was started in 1934. With a geographical index and necrology. Minor shelf wear to the externals, otherwise clean and solid. 12037 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 13. (Finlandais - Francais - Espagnol - Allemand)., Adams, Waldemar J. (editor).
4 Adams, Waldemar J. (editor). Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 13. (Finlandais - Francais - Espagnol - Allemand).
Stockholm Sohlmans Forlag 1947 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Holger Wiedersheim-Paul and Gunilla Edelstam 
16mo - 16.5 cm x 11.5 cm.; 265 pp. Blue wraps with white lettering and decorations. Moderate wear and scuffing to the covers. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. 13250 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 5. (English - French - German - Finnish)., Adams, Waldemar J. (editor).
5 Adams, Waldemar J. (editor). Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 5. (English - French - German - Finnish).
Stockholm Sohlmans Forlag 1947 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Holger Wiedersheim-Paul 
16mo - 16.5 cm x 11.5 cm.; 265 pp. Blue wraps with white lettering and decorations. Moderate wear and scuffing to the covers. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. The cover lists the language as Swedish rather than Finnish though the title page has the proper designation as Finnish. 13249 
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The Civil War and Interregnum: Sources for Local Historians., Aylmer, G. E. and J. S. Morrill.
6 Aylmer, G. E. and J. S. Morrill. The Civil War and Interregnum: Sources for Local Historians.
London, UK. Bedford Square Press. 1979 0719909678 / 9780719909672 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 58 pp. From the back cover: ". . . a comprehensi ve yet succinct guide to the surviving records of a turbulent period in English history. The guide will help newcomers to research in the mid-seventeenth century to find their way around the most obvious records and track down the more unusual survivng ones. Such records provide a unique insight into a controversial epoch . . ." Eight bibliographical appendices. Minor wear to the externals while the interior is clean and the binding is sound. 28360 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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Manuscript & Proof., Benbow, John.
7 Benbow, John. Manuscript & Proof.
New York. Oxford University Press 1943 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 122 pp. Brick red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. This is the 3rd edition, first was in 1937. "The preparation of manuscript for the printer and the handling of the proofs". The spine is faded while the interior is clean and tight. 10350 
Price: 5.60 CDN
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Howarth & Smith's New Standard for the Printed Word. A Guide to Better Typographic Communication., Brett, Carl.
8 Brett, Carl. Howarth & Smith's New Standard for the Printed Word. A Guide to Better Typographic Communication.
New York. Howarth & Smith Monotype Limited. 1968 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
16mo - 16 x 12.5 cm.; (10) - 52 pp. Black cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine and the front board. A setting forth of the conventions, proper usage and definitions of typographic composition with a fifteen page glossary, a 7 page index at the back along with a 2 page bibliography. The front cover shows a slight scuff in the lower fore corner that is best seen in reflected light and the spine tips have some very mild shelf wear. 25500 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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The Secretary's Manual: A Modern Guide to Correct English, with Approved Forms for Business, Official, and Social Correspondence., Brown, Thomas Kite. W. J. Pelo, Violet Bender.
9 Brown, Thomas Kite. W. J. Pelo, Violet Bender. The Secretary's Manual: A Modern Guide to Correct English, with Approved Forms for Business, Official, and Social Correspondence.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John C. Winston. 1937 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; vi - 327 pp. Dark red/brown cloth over thin and rigid boards with gilt lettering on the spine and front board along with blind stamped border rules and decorations. All text block edges are stained red as issued and the block corners are rounded. Three principal sections: "Mechanics and Correct Usage", "Useful Information", and "Forms of Business Writing". Thirteen page comprehensive index at the back. Previous owner's name on the first preliminary page (a blank page) and again on the title page. The externals show only wear to the corners and the spine tips. The interior is very clean and the binding is tight. A clear and removable archival has been fitted. 26806 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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(The) Kiwese (Dictionary): A Guide, A Ductionary, A Shearing of Unsights. (New Zealand-speak made easy.), Buzo, Alex
10 Buzo, Alex (The) Kiwese (Dictionary): A Guide, A Ductionary, A Shearing of Unsights. (New Zealand-speak made easy.)
Melbourne, Australia Reed Books / Mandarin. 1994 1863303421 / 9781863303422 Softcover Near Fine 
24mo - 14.5 x 10.5 cm.; [22] - 149 - [5] pp. Illustrated by small inset black and white drawings. A humorous dictionary of the argot from the Land of Oz and the Shaky Isles. 21030 
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Annual Register of Book Values: Children's Books, 1994., Cole, Michael. (editor).
11 Cole, Michael. (editor). Annual Register of Book Values: Children's Books, 1994.
York, UK. The Clique 1994 1870773438 / 9781870773430 Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; x - 246 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards. A listing of 1993 catalogue prices for children's books published in English from the 16th century 'til recent. The information is obtained directly from booksellers' catalogues. 17495 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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A Dictionary of the Chinese Particles, with a prolegomenon in which problems of the particles are considered and they are classed by their grammatical functions., Dobson, W. A. C. H.
12 Dobson, W. A. C. H. A Dictionary of the Chinese Particles, with a prolegomenon in which problems of the particles are considered and they are classed by their grammatical functions.
Toronto, Ontario. University of Toronto Press. 1974 0802021190 / 9780802021199 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
4to - 25 x 17 cm.; x - 907 pp. Gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The contents as listed are Preface, Prolegomenon, Dictionary, Radical Index and lastly, Romanization conversion index. From the dust jacket: "This dictionary treats some 694 particles, the nuclei as it were, of the grammar of Classical Chinese. It includes all the auxiliaries (modals, aspectuals, etc.); the markers of grammatical relationships; the conjunctions, numerals, and markers of enumeration; the substitutes (pronouns, demonstratives, and interrogative and indefinite substitutes); and the interjections and allegro forms which occur in classical literature from its beginnings to the Six Dynasties." Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, the fore corners of the boards show some light bumping, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. The clipped dust jacket has mild wear on the head edge and the spine is a tad faded. 27312 
Price: 112.00 CDN
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Magyar - Nemet Szotar. (Hungarian to German Dictionary)., Elod, Halasz.
13 Elod, Halasz. Magyar - Nemet Szotar. (Hungarian to German Dictionary).
Budapest, Hungary Akademiai Kiado 1968 Hardcover Good 
24mo - 14 x 9.5 cm.; 464 pp. Tizenegyedik Kiadas. A Hungarian to German dictionary. The page margins are browned and the cloth covers show some staining. Otherwise the binding is solid and the interior is clean. 10129 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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Modern First Editions: Points and Values. (Third Series)., Fabes, Gilbert H.
14 Fabes, Gilbert H. Modern First Editions: Points and Values. (Third Series).
London, UK. W. and G. Foyle 1932 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; xxvii - 99 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt titling to the spine and front board. This is copy #173 of 750 printed copies and signed by the author on the limitation page. The boards are faded and rubbed on the head and tail edges, the spine crown and tail are worn, the text block is trimmed on the head eadge and with untrimmed (deckled) edges on the fore and tail edges. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. The unclipped dust jacket is edge worn and stained with a 3 cm tear on the front spine fold.; Signed by Author 16961 
Price: 28.00 CDN
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A German and English Glossary of Geographical Terms., Fischer, Eric and Francis E. Elliott.
15 Fischer, Eric and Francis E. Elliott. A German and English Glossary of Geographical Terms.
New York. American Geographical Society 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; vii - 111 pp. Light gray cloth with gilt lettering on black panels on both spine and front board. American Geographical Publication Number 5. Two page "Notes for the User" at front describing the format and conventions used within the text. Small bump on the spine heel, else near fine. 13994 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation., Kaske, R. E. with Arthur Groos and Michael W. Twomey.
16 Kaske, R. E. with Arthur Groos and Michael W. Twomey. Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation.
Toronto, Ontario. University of Toronto Press. 1988 0802066631 / 9780802066633 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxiii - 247 pp. Volume 11 in the U ot T Press series, "Toronto Medieval Bibliographies" under the general editorship of John Leyerle. The list of works presented are grouped into 8 subject headings: 1 - Biblical Exegesis, 2 - The Liturgy, 3 - Hymns, 4 - Sermons, 5 - Visual Arts, 6 - Mythography, 7 - Commentaries on Major Authors, 8 - Miscellaneous. The appendix, "Medieval Encyclopedias" by Twomey covers both major and mionor encyclopedias. Seventeen page index of Subjects, Medieval Authors and Texts, 14 page index of Modern Authors, Editors and Translators, 1 and a bit page index of manuscripts and a 1 page index of modern translations. Mild wear and light soiling to the covers, otherwise a clean interior with a solid binding. 28606 
Price: 9.60 CDN
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The Book of Words., Kennedy, A. M.
17 Kennedy, A. M. The Book of Words.
Toronto, Ontario. Commercial Text Book Company. 1928 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xx - 235 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on the front board only. From the title page: "A text book for simplifying the acquisition of correct spelling, pronunciatio n, and a knowledge of the meanings of the more difficult common words". From the foreword: "This book is planned specifically for use in business colleges, high schools, and commercial classes generallly". At the back of the book we have: "The final examinations of the Business Educators Association of Canada will be found in the following thirteen pages". This is followed by various useful lists - abbreviations, cities and towns, etc. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and other than a whisper of wear to the board corners and spine tips, the book could be described as being near fine. 26863 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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A Bibliography of Dr. John Donne: Dean of Saint Paul's. (Third edition)., Keynes, Geoffrey.
18 Keynes, Geoffrey. A Bibliography of Dr. John Donne: Dean of Saint Paul's. (Third edition).
Cambridge, UK. Syndics of the Cambridge University Press. 1958 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
4to - 25 x 18.5 cm.; xviii - (2) - 285 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on a green panel at the very head of the spine. First published (300 copies) in 1914 with the second edition of 350 copies in 1932, this is the third edition and limited to 750 copies. The author has contributed a new preface for this edition. The main sections are "Prose Works", "Poetical Works", "Walton's Life of Donne", "Six Appendices", "Librairies Consulted", "List of Printers and Publishers, 1607-1719" and lastly a "General Index". Illustrated by two line drawings and more importantly, 12 reproductions in collotype and 38 reproductions of title pages. All illustrations are either full page or reproduced full size singly on a page. The blue cloth is lightly sun faded on the fore and head margins of both the front and back boards as is the spine though a tad more. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. I did notice 3 or 4 very light marginal check marks, though for life of me, I am not able to find them again. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. 25691 
Price: 32.00 CDN
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A Guide to Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to Africa., Matthews, Noel and M. Doreen Wainwright. (J. D. Pearson - editor).
19 Matthews, Noel and M. Doreen Wainwright. (J. D. Pearson - editor). A Guide to Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to Africa.
London, UK. Oxford University Press. 1971 197135676 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
4to - 25 x 18.5 cm.; xvi - 321 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Items referred to cover the area south of the Sahara, remote islands (eg. St Helena and Tristan de Cunha), Ethiopia and former colonies of European nations. Very minor wear to the corners, DJ is edge worn - small chips, creases and scuffing. 5981 
Price: 11.70 CDN
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Das Schriftgiesser-gewerbe in Suddeutschland und den Angrezenden Landern. Ein Absch aus der Geschichte des Deutschen Schriftgiesser-Gewerbes ., Mori, Gustav.
20 Mori, Gustav. Das Schriftgiesser-gewerbe in Suddeutschland und den Angrezenden Landern. Ein Absch aus der Geschichte des Deutschen Schriftgiesser-Gewerbes .
Stuttgart, Germany. Bauer & Co. 1924 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
4to - 28.5 x 20.5 cm.; xx - 76 pp. followed by 19 plates on 24 leaves some of which are folded as issued. The text is in German. Bound with an off white paper over boards with gilt lettering on a leather spine panel and publisher's monogram or device in gilt on the front board. Number 99 of 750 copies printed on Walbaum Antiqua paper by Felix Krais of Stuttgart as stated on the limitation page, the page facing the numbered page 76 and the lead page for the section with the plates. One page bibliography on page 75. Many of the plates are two and four page spreads, the four page spreads being folded twice and the two page spreads folded once. Plate XVI is reproduced in a sepia tone while the other plates are black and white and all are of a very high quality. Library markings are a paper label taped onto the lower spine, library attachments and notations on the front end papers and the library name stamped on all three text block edges. The volume itself shows mild wear to the boards with the board margins being age-browned or tanned. The interior is otherwise very clean and the binding is tight and solid.; Ex-Library 23758 
Price: 40.00 CDN
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