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Nouvelles Genevoises

By: TOPFFER, R.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Paris, Librarire Garnier Freres:

Edition: New, Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 14263

Condition: VG+


Collection of 10 short stories in the French language. Undated edition. 503pp, illustrated. Original card wraps are present, the whole bound in attractive half-leather and marbled boards. Fixed silk ribbon page-marker. Raised bands to spine. Only very minor wear to extemities of binding. Interior is bright and clean. Attractive book. Weight, 500g. View more info

Le Jardin Des Caresses

By: TOUSSAINT, Franz

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza: 1925

Edition: Edition Definitive - 84th Edition

Seller ID: 19159

Condition: About VG


French language text. 148pp. Interior is bright and clean. Binding sound, light creases to spine. Front wrap is VG+, rear wrap has light, vertical crease. Weight, 160g. View more info

Namesakes: An Entertaining Guide to the Origins of More Than 300 Words Named for People

By: TULEJA, Tad

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1987

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition, Second Printi

Seller ID: 043944

ISBN: 0070654360

Condition: About 'As New'


'An entertaining guide to the origins of more than 300 words named for people'. xiv, 226 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 288g. View more info

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Spanish Literary Gems; Trozos Escogidos de las Obras de Lafuente, Rojas, Cervantes, Solis, Alarcon, Caldeorn, Cervantes, Guerra, Valera, Becquer,

By: Various AUTHORS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, R. D. Cortina: 1962

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 12793

Condition: Near Fine


Selections from great Spanish literature and poetry with parallel English translations. Plus, El Poema del Cid, Lazarillo de Tormes. 59pp, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean condition with a sound binding. Good copy. Weight, 240g. View more info

Storgut

By: VINJE, A. O.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oslo, Mittet: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27176

Condition: Near Fine


Norwegian language poetry. 140pp, illustrated with b&w drawings. Very bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear/marks to wrappers. Dustjacket shows minor wear to corners but is otherwise clean and attractive. Weight, 300g. View more info

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Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language

By: WAJNRYB, Ruth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 31677

ISBN: 0743274342

Condition: Fine


Throughout the twentieth century there seems to have been a dramatic escalation in the use and acceptance of offensive language in English, both verbally and in print. Just how have we become such a bunch of cursers and what does it tell us about our language and ourselves? vii, 290 p. ; 20 cm. BNOok is very bright, clean and is unmarked except for a small remainder mark to the bottom edge. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket show only slight edge wear. Weight, 325g. View more info

Ancient Chinese Furniture Collection Appreciation [translation]

By: WANG, M. [?]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: China Light Industries: 2006

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 29149

ISBN: 750195173X

Condition: Fine


Chinese langauge text - no English text. Titles etc, translated. 147pp, illustrated in color. An 'about as new' copy, unmarked. Weight, 350g. View more info

An Outline of German Phonetics: Parts I and II

By: WANGLER, Hans-Heinrich

Price: $75.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, EMC Corporation: 1968

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 33569

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce, two volume set. Part I - An Introduction to the Science of Phonetics, 104pp, illustrated. Part II - The Phonetic Features of German, 154pp, illustrated. Both parts are in uniform condition - bright, clean and unmarked with tight, square binding and no creasing to spine. Weight, 440g. View more info

The English Language, with a Chapter on the History of American English

By: WEEKLEY, Ernest

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, British Book Centre: 1952

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 22914

Condition: About Very Good


New edition from the 1928 original with a new chapter on American English. 138pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. No wear to cloth but sun-fading to spine and to top areas of both panels. Weight, 250g. View more info

Sjapagasen Gifter Sig

By: WENDT, Ulla Von

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, A. B. J. Hasselgrens:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 15353

Condition: Good +


Swedish language childrens book. Undated, circa late 1940's 32pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Clean interior. Illustrations are very bright. One of the two staples at the spine has separated from the body of the book. Card wraps are a little soiled and the corners are somewhat creased. Weight, 250g. View more info

American Words and Ways: Especialy for German Americans

By: WHYTE, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09188

Condition: Good VG


A book on American speech and customs written especially for German Americans. 184pp. Book is clean and tight with bright interior. Spine faded in parts. Dustjacket is missing 2/3 of spine, front and back panels present. View more info

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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039091

ISBN: 0198607024

Condition: Fine


The story of the creation of ther Oxford English Dictionary and one of its principal creators, James Augustus Henry Murray. 260pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Book is about 'as new', unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but with minor, surface scratches on back panel. Weight, 586g. View more info

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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 047962

ISBN: 0198607024

Condition: About 'As New'


The story of the creation of ther Oxford English Dictionary and one of its principal creators, James Augustus Henry Murray. 260pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Book and DJ are about 'as new'. Weight, 586g. View more info

Ruch Rewolucyjny w Armii Rosyjskiej a Powstanie Styczniowe

By: WLODZIMIERZ, Djakow: MILLER, Ilja

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wroclaw, Zaklad Narodowy Im. Ossolinskich: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26622

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Polish language text. 463pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Wrappers a trifle dusty. Weight, 670g. View more info

Papers of the Thirty-Third Algonquian Conference

By: WOLFART, H. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, University of Manitoba: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1422

Condition: About 'As New'


Sixteen papers from the 33rd Algonquian Conference held in 2001 at the University of Califonia at Berkeley. x, 432 pages : maps, music ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 50273107. A very bright and clean copy with a tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Unmarked. 'As new'. Weight, 612g. View more info