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Image for The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.

The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Walter Romig: 1950

Seller ID: 12037

Condition: 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. View more info

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Knight's Handbook for Members of Local Education Authorities and Education Committees.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK., Knight & Company.: 1903

Seller ID: 17599

Condition: 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. View more info

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Europaische Rechtsgeschichte: Teil 1. Antiquariats Katalog NR. 14 / 1972.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glashutten, Germany., Sauer & Auvermann KG.: 1972

Seller ID: 17892

Condition: 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 externa... View more info

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Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 5. (English - French - German - Finnish).

By: Adams, Waldemar J. (editor).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sohlmans Forlag: 1947

Seller ID: 13249

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 13. (Finlandais - Francais - Espagnol - Allemand).

Sohlman Conversation Guide, Interpreter Number 13. (Finlandais - Francais - Espagnol - Allemand).

By: Adams, Waldemar J. (editor).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sohlmans Forlag: 1947

Seller ID: 13250

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Civil War and Interregnum: Sources for Local Historians.

By: Aylmer, G. E. and J. S. Morrill.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, UK., Bedford Square Press.: 1979

Seller ID: 28360

ISBN: 0719909678

Condition: 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 external... View more info

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John Henry Newman: A Bibliographical Catalogue of His Writings

By: Blehl SJ., Vincent Ferrer.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia., University Press of Virginia.: 1978

Seller ID: 30200

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xl - (2) - 148 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated with a black and white frontis piece of an elderly Newman reading. Four principal categories: A - Books, Broadsides, Collections, Pamphlets, and Postscripts, B - Publications in Periodicals and Newspapers, C - Works Edited, Translated, or with Contributions by John Henry Newman, D - Posthumous Publications of John Henry Newman. Thirteen page gene... View more info

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Howarth & Smith's New Standard for the Printed Word. A Guide to Better Typographic Communication.

By: Brett, Carl.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Howarth & Smith Monotype Limited.: 1968

Seller ID: 25500

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Secretary's Manual: A Modern Guide to Correct English, with Approved Forms for Business, Official, and Social Correspondence.

By: Brown, Thomas Kite. W. J. Pelo, Violet Bender.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., John C. Winston.: 1937

Seller ID: 26806

Condition: 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... View more info

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(The) Kiwese (Dictionary): A Guide, A Ductionary, A Shearing of Unsights. (New Zealand-speak made easy.)

By: Buzo, Alex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Reed Books / Mandarin.: 1994

Seller ID: 21030

ISBN: 1863303421

Condition: 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. View more info

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Annual Register of Book Values: Children's Books, 1994.

By: Cole, Michael. (editor).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: York, UK., The Clique: 1994

Seller ID: 17495

ISBN: 1870773438

Condition: 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. View more info

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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.

By: Dobson, W. A. C. H.

Price: $112.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1974

Seller ID: 27312

ISBN: 0802021190

Condition: 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 mark... View more info

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Modern First Editions: Points and Values. (Third Series).

By: Fabes, Gilbert H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, UK., W. and G. Foyle: 1932

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16961

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


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... View more info

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Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation.

By: Kaske, R. E. with Arthur Groos and Michael W. Twomey.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 28606

ISBN: 0802066631

Condition: 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 encyclope... View more info

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The Book of Words.

By: Kennedy, A. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Commercial Text Book Company.: 1928

Seller ID: 26863

Condition: 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 fina... View more info

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A Bibliography of Dr. John Donne: Dean of Saint Paul's. (Third edition).

By: Keynes, Geoffrey.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK., Syndics of the Cambridge University Press.: 1958

Seller ID: 25691

Condition: 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", "Librairie... View more info

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A Guide to Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to Africa.

By: Matthews, Noel and M. Doreen Wainwright. (J. D. Pearson - editor).

Price: $11.70

Publisher: London, UK., Oxford University Press.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5981

ISBN: 197135676

Condition: 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. View more info

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Das Schriftgiesser-gewerbe in Suddeutschland und den Angrezenden Landern. Ein Absch aus der Geschichte des Deutschen Schriftgiesser-Gewerbes .

By: Mori, Gustav.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany., Bauer & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 23758

Condition: 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 t... View more info

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A Text-Book of Jurisprudence. Third Edition.

By: Paton, George Whitecross. (Edited by David P. Derham).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Oxford University Press.: 1967

Seller ID: 25674

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xv - 600 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1946 with the third edition published in 1964, this is the first reprint, with corrections, of that third edition. The prefaces for all three editions are included. Fifteen page index of cases and a 30 page general index at the back. The book has some very mild wear to the spine heel and the clipped dust jacket has mild wear to the corners and spine tips. Otherwi... View more info

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Lippincott's Quick Reference Book for Medicine and Surgery.

By: Rehberger, George E.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., J. B. Lippincott.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24377

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25.5 x 17.5 cm.; Unpaginated. The title continued: ". . . A clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic digest of general medicine, surgery and the specialities, culled extensively and intensively from modern literature and systematized". Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. Thumb indexed (13) on the fore edge of the text block. Printed two columns per page and illustrated with many sm... View more info