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Fredensborg Eller Carl Hagens Ungdomserindringer: Rideknaegten Livsbilleder Fra Det Nordlige Sjaelland

By: DODT, Beatus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, J. L. Lybeckers Forlag: 1909

Edition: Tredje Udgave

Seller ID: 22757

Condition: VG+


Danish language. Two works bound as one [1909 and 1910].182pp + 284pp, illustrated title-pages. Atrtractive copy with leather spine and corners and marbled boards. Hand lettered gilt titles to spine. Interior is very bright and clean. Single name in ink to front endpaper. Tight, square binding. Almost no wear to laether. Weight, 660g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

Osten for Sol og Vesten for Maane Digte 1880-1906

By: DRACHMANN, Holger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Gyldendalske Boghandel: 1911

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 22756

Condition: VG+


Danish poetry. Danish language. 370pp. Very attractive copy with blue leather spine and corners, gilt titles, marbled boards, all edges marbled. Bright, clean copy. Single owner's stamp to ffep. Tight, square binsing. Mi nor wear to leather at extremities and some rubbing to back board. Weight, 520g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

Fr. R. Kreutzwald 1803-1882

By: EESTI RIKIK KIRJASTUS

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tallinn, Eesti Riiklik Kirjastus: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15728

Condition: About VG


Life and work of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald [1803-1882], the 'Father of the song', the first great writer of Estonian Literature. Estonian language text. 257pp, profusely illustrated, color frontis portrait tipped-in. Internally bright and clean with a sound binding. Ink inscription on p.5, otherwise unmarked. Solid copy. Weight, 1.42kg View more info

Who Is Paddy Rooski? : Sayings from My Life in the Cariboo

By: EEWARDS, Betty Helsdon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Canada, Betty Helsdon Edwards: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045666

ISBN: 0973480017

Condition: As New


Sayings, or maxims, used by and/or familiar to a long-time Cariboo resident. vii, 95 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. Dedicated, presentation inscription in the hand of the author to the half-title page. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, seemingly unused. Weight, 127g. View more info

The Routes of English

By: ELMES, Simon - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: U.S.A., BBC Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21880

ISBN: 190171019X

Condition: As New


Single volume edition based on the BBC4 radio program. Foreword by Melvyn Bragg. 127pp, illustrated, 2 CD's included in pockets at each end of the book. A .mint copy - unused and 'as new'. Weight, 363g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either a... View more info

Aesthetics and Language

By: ELTON, William - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22566

Condition: VG+


Essays offering a fresh, unbiased scrutiny of the linguistic confusions of traditional aesthetics. 186pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. Miniscule wear to green cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with some top-edge wear and a ragged head to spine. Weight, 350g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Fair of Speech: The Uses of Euphemism

By: ENRIGHT, D. J. - Editor

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16656

ISBN: 0-19-212236-3

Condition: Fine


The uses of euphemism in the English language. 219pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 390g. View more info

Caracteres Chinois: Du Dessin a L'edee, 214 Cles Pour Comprendre La Chine

By: FAZZIOLI, Edoardo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 1987

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 22696

ISBN: 2081120046

Condition: About Fine


Chinese characters explained and instruction given in how they are drawn [calligraphy]. French language edition, translated from the Italian original. 252pp, illustrated. Bright, fresh interior with a sound binding - almost 'as new'. Weight, 800g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Os Melhores Poemas de Ferreira Gullar

By: FERREIRA, Gullar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Global Editora: 1983

Edition: 5a. Edicao

Seller ID: 25003

ISBN: 8526002937

Condition: About Fine


Poems of Brazilian poet, Ferreira Gullar [1930-]. Selected by Alfredo Bosi. Portugese language text.150pp. Bright, clean and unmarked, except for a long but neat gift inscription to ffep. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 180g. View more info

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Dictionary of Proverbs: And Their Origins

By: FLAVELL, Linda; FLAVELL, Roger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Kyle Cathie Ltd: 2004

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 043477

ISBN: 1856265633

Condition: Fine


This dictionary traces the origins and histories of over 400 proverbs, detailing the changes of meaning and usage that have occurred throughout each proverb's life and offering literary examples dating back over 2000 years. 273 p. ; 20 cm. Bright, fresh copy with a tight, square binding, no spine creasdes, about 'as new'. Weight, 313g. View more info

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Dictionary of English Down the Ages: Words & Phrases Born Out Of Historical Events Great & Small

By: FLAVELL, Linda; FLAVELL, Roger

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Kyle Cathie Ltd: 2005

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 043480

ISBN: 1856266036

Condition: As New


Originally published as: The chronology of words and phrases, London : Kyle Cathie, 1999. A Chronology of words and phrases. 316 p. ; 20 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 342g. View more info

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Author Unknown: On the Trail of Anonymous

By: FOSTER, Don

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040239

ISBN: 0805063579

Condition: Fine


From the professor who invented literary forensics--and fingered Joe Klein as the author of -- New York TimesIntroducing a fascinating new field of forensics, Author Unknown. 318pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar, however, there is a short, closed edge-tear at the foot of the rear panel. Unpacked weight, 619g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, Americ... View more info

To´:lme´ls ye siyelyo´lexwa = Wisdom of the Elders : Halq'eme´ylem Language, Halq'emy´lem classified word List

By: GALLOWAY, Brent; COQUALEETZA ELDERS GROUP

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sardis, B. C., Coqualeetza Education Training Centre: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33009

Condition: VG+


Book consists of two main features - 'The structure of Upriver Halq'eme´ylem : a grammatical sketch' by Brent Galloway, &, 'Halq'eme´ylem language: Halq'eme´ylem classified word list', various authors. 164pp, [2pp], well illustrated. Overall a bright, clean copy with a tight, square bity School.ding and uncreased spine. It does contain modest markings from a teacher at the Chehalis Community School. Scarce, specialised title. Weight, 664g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domes... View more info

A Bibliography of Contemporary Linguistic Research

By: GAZDAR, Gerald et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11125

ISBN: 0-8240-9852-8

Condition: Good VG


Bibliography for those engaged in research, study, or teaching in the field of linguistics. 5001 entries. 425pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and clean boards with only minor wear. University library discard impression on title page. No other marks whatsoever. View more info

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A History of Sports Cars

By: GEORGANO, George Nicolas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Orion Press: 1971

Edition: First Japanese Edition

Seller ID: 14454

Condition: VG+


Japanese edition of a British book on the history of the Sports Car. Japanese language text. 320pp, profusely photo illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.24kg. View more info

Anfangsgru¨nde der deutschen Prosodie. Als Anhang zu den Anfangsgru¨nden der deutschen Sprachlehre und Orthographie

By: GROTESEND, Dr. Georg Friedrich; Roth, dR. G. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Giessen, G.F. Heyer: 1815

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044864

Condition: VG+


German language text. 236pp. Interior is Fine - excellent condition. Old signature of previous owner, dated 1817 to the ffep, as well as a tiny rubber stamp name. Binding is tight and square. Marbled paper-covered boards show minor wear to tips/corners. Paper label with gilt titles pasted to spine is complete and undamaged. Unpacked weight, 236g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

English Word Building from Latin and Greek

By: GRUMMEL, William C.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., Pacific Book Pub: 1961

Edition: Reprint [?]

Seller ID: 34380

ISBN: 0870151045

Condition: Very Good +


Sixteen lessons in English word building based on Latin and Greek. 101pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 270g. View more info

Index Lexicorum Poloniae [Bibliografia Slownikow Polskich]

By: GRZEGORCZYK, Piotr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Warszawa, Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13091

Condition: Near Fine


Bibliography of Polish Dictionaries. Polish langage text. 286pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is clean with a little edge wear and a 1" tear to fore-edge crease. View more info

Oldin Sem Leid: Minnisverd Tidindi 1801-1860

By: GUDMUNDSSON, Gils - Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reykjavik, Forlagid Idunn - Valdimar Johannsson: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15781

Condition: Near Fine


Icelandic language text. 256pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Gift inscription on ffep. Red morroco leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Raised bands to spine. Gilt titles. Weight, 820g. View more info

Gestapo I Norge: Mennene, Midlene Og Metodene

By: GYLDENDAL NORSK

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Oslo, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20828

Condition: VG+


An account of the operations of the Gestapo in Norway during the second World War. Norwegian language text. 187pp, photo illustrated, large folding plate at back. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound bidning. No wear to hinges. Only very minor wear to attractive cloth boards. Dustjacket has edge wear, small lost pieces at extremities of spine. Reduced price. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 680g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with w... View more info