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LIFETIME ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LETTERS : Revised & Expanded Edition
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LIFETIME ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LETTERS : Revised & Expanded Edition

By Harold E. Meyer

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1992. Text/ Bright, clean, as NEW. Brown linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF. DJ/NF w/trace wear. Communication. Dedicated volume to the art of correspondence, as well as a guide to skills in verbal communication be it personal or business. 435 pgs, w/some 850 model letters in 15 chapters: 1, Requesting Favors; 2, Declining Request; 3, Sales; 4, Fund Raising; 5, Collection; 6, Information --- Providing & Requesting; 7, Complaints Making & Answering; 8, Employment; 9, Termination & Resignation; 10, Sympathy & Condolence; 11, Apology; 12, Congratulations; 13, Thank You & Appreciation; 14, Other Business Letters; and 15, Other Personal Letters.. First Edition, of Revised & Expanded Iss. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Near Fine. Revised & Expanded Edition.

$24.50

LANGENSCHEIDT'S POCKET Pocket FRENCH DICTIONARY : French-English, English-French (Vinyl Edition)
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LANGENSCHEIDT'S POCKET Pocket FRENCH DICTIONARY : French-English, English-French (Vinyl Edition)

By The Langenscheidt Editorial Staff

New York, NY: Langenscheidt, 1992. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Flexible vinyl cover/NF w/trace shelfwear. Marginalia to fEP, PO name to Preface pg. and light soiling to text blocks. Convenient, pocket-sized, compact French/English and English/French. 640 pgs w/some 50,000 entries for handy use; French entries accompanied by full pronunciation. Strong copy despite flaws.. Soft Cover/Flexible/Vinyl. Very Good/None as Issued.

$12.50

DIAMONDS : Famous, Notable and Unique (2nd Revised Printing)

By Lawrence Copeland; (Revised By R.A.P. Gaal & Jim Taylor)

Gemological Institute of America, 1974. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gilt embossed blue boards/Fine. DJ/None. PO name to front cover verso. Interesting, factual accounts of famous diamonds in history. This the First Edition, 2nd, Revised printing, Diamonds, a solid form of carbon with atoms arranged in rigid crystal structure, has the highest of hardness of natural material, properties. Due to impurities, colors vary. Most ages of this rare stone range upwards of some one billiion years in age. Values, pending color, crystal shape and phenomenal properties, vary. 204 pgs, w/illustrattions, document long human fascination . Famed stones, presented alphabetically by known appellations; many supported by archival illustrations.. First Edition, 2nd Revised Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Jeanne G.M. Martin (Photographer. First Edition, Revised Edition.

$28.50

HILL'S ALBUM OF BIOGRAPHY AND ART : Containg Portratis and Pen-sketches of Many Persons Who Have Been and Are

By Thomas E. Hill

Chicago, IL: Hill Standard Book Co, 1884. Text/NEW & clean, and Collectible. Printing of 1884 with archival engravings. Gilt embossed, tooled maroon leather boards/NF w/trace rubs to leading edges. DJ/None as issued. Gilt finish to all text blocks. Short closed tears to upper edge of pgs 81-86, and small loss to upper edge of pg 87. Encyclopedia of the historically excellent. Guide to notable historic personage assembled by Thomas E. Hill (1832- 1915) at the time of The World's Fair. Copyright dated 1881; this is a printing of 1884. Penned near one-and-a-half century past, volume speaks of prized values of the times. Lengthy subtitle reads: "Portraits and Pen-sketches of Many persons, who have been and are, Prominent as Relitgionists, Military Heroes, Inventors, Financiers, Scientists, Explorers, Writers, Physicians, Actors, Lawyers, Musicians, Artists, Poets, Sovereigns, Humorists, Orators & Statesmen". . 1884 Edition. Hard Cover/Leather. NEAR FINE - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Vintage/1884 Edition.

$125.00

A VISUAL DICTIONARY OF ART : An International Guide to Artists, Painting, Sculpture, Styles, Techniques

By Ann Hill (Editor)

Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright; hefty volume w/a whisper ot edge wear from shelfving. First Edition, First Thus. Green-gray linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF. DJ/NF; price clipped w/trace surface wear, under mylar. Reference & resource. Worldwide, international dictionary of painting & sculture from Palleothentic era to times to some half century past. 640-paged visual dictionary w/biographical sketches of known artiss. Major regions covered are the Near East,; Egyptian, Greek & Roman Art; Early Chrisrtian & Byzantine Art; Migration Period Art; Romanesque & Gothic Art; Italian Renaissance, the Baroque, Rocco, Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, to 20th Century Art in Progress. Covered, of course, are the Far East, the Americas, Africa and the Oceanic regions. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/Near Fine. First Edition, First Thus.

$48.50

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SURFING
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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SURFING

By Matt Warshaw; William Finnegan (Foreword)

New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003. BRAND NEW COPY. Blue bi-color board/Fine. DJ/Fine. Reference/resource for surfers,. Rich documentation of wave-riding history, locales, myths & ledgends, champions, tragedies, in-jokes, and, minutiae. Author Matt Warshaw, former editor of Surfer magazine, devoted 3-years in assembling this hefty 774 pg volume. 1,500 entries, augmented with b/w photos, are alphabetical, and vitual essays. Expect breakdowns for each physical part of the wave (i.e. the lip, curl and trough) as well as reviews of surf movies, magazines and books. On surfboards, physical descriptions are supported with the philosophcal rational behind each design. Helpful are the reviews of the sport's less attractive aspects, such as "violence and surfing," "localism," "surf rage," and "sharks & surfing,". First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/New. Surfing Dictionary.

$54.50

ABC CHINESE-ENGLISH COMPREHENVSIVE DICTIONARY : Alphabetically Based Computerized (ABC Chinese Dictionary Series) (English & Mandarin Chinese Edition)
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ABC CHINESE-ENGLISH COMPREHENVSIVE DICTIONARY : Alphabetically Based Computerized (ABC Chinese Dictionary Series) (English & Mandarin Chinese Edition)

By John DeFrancis (Editor)

Honolulu, Hawaii: Univ of Hawaii Press, 2003. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gilt embossed greed linen boards/NF w/ldiscoloration. Indexed tabbed leading edgeOutstanding, Landmark work in the lexicography universe of dictionaries. Volume expands the 1966 edtion of of the ABC Chinese-English Dictionary. Pinyin romanization w/standard Madarin pronunciation. Editor John DeFrancis (1911- 2009), Emeritus Professor of Chinese at the Univ of Hawai'i, with degrees form Yale and Columbia, and extensive residence in China, all credetials hard to surprass. . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE - COLLECTIBLE/None (as Issued?). First Edition, First Printing.

$54.50

A DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE : 4th Revised & Enlarged Edition, Penguin Reference Books
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A DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE : 4th Revised & Enlarged Edition, Penguin Reference Books

By E. Boris Uvarov; D. R. Chapman ; Alan Isaacs

Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Books, 1971. Text/NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Softcover/Fair; intact w/rubs to leading edges & vertical crease to front. PO name to front cover verso. First published 1943; this is a reprint of the 1971 Revised & Enlarged 4th Edition. This 4th Edition carries an additional 600 some chemical entries. 443 pgs Strong copy w/a tired front cover.. 4th Revised Edition, Printing of 1972. Soft Cover. Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Science Dictionary.

$12.50

DIXECO DES ECONOMISTES : 4e Edition
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DIXECO DES ECONOMISTES : 4e Edition

By Ceneco Editorial Staff

Paris, France: Chez Dunod, 1984. BRAND NEW COPY w/dramitic PO to first title page. Frenc language text. Paperback/Fine. Dictionary/anthology of economic terminology and concepts. 315 pgs. . Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Vegetarian/French Text.

$22.50

DICTIONARY OF MODERN PAINTING.: English Edition, Published under the Direction of Fernand Hazan

By Carlton Lake; Robert Maillard (Genral Editors

New York, NY: Paris Book Center, Inc, 1956. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black linen boards/Fine w/trace edge rubs. DJ/None. Dictionary of Modern Paintings translated from the French original, "Dictionnaire de la Peinture Moderne". 328 pgs with illustrations in color and b/w. 250 entries in alphabetical order; each entry a critical essay. Commencing with the Impressionists, concluding with artists living prior to the outbreak of World War II. Volume preceded by a list of contributors; translation to English by many... First Edition, Reprint. Hard Cover. New/No Jacket. Vintage/Modern Art.

$32.50

THE WOMAN'S DAY BOOK OF HOUSE PLANTS

By Jean Hersey; Richard A Howard (Introduction)

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1965. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Bi-color boards/NF w/trace rubs to spine edges. DJ/VG w/short closed tears to edges & light surface wear. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to upper text edge. An inspiring and authoritative guide to some 191 house plants. 128 pgs, in 6 sections (the heart of the volume being "A Dictionary of House Plants"): 1, The Joys of Window Gardening; 2, Care & Upkeep; 3, Twelve Ways to Be a Better Window Gardener; 4, Kitchen Horticulture & Other Surprises; 5, A Dictionary of House Plants (each entry w/ superb color illustrations); and 6, Seven Window Gardens. . 8th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Harry Marinsky (Illustrator). Vintage/In-Door Gardening.

$18.50

TABER'S CYCLOPEDIC MEDICAL DICTIONARY  : 15th Illustrated Edition, with Thumb-Index
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TABER'S CYCLOPEDIC MEDICAL DICTIONARY : 15th Illustrated Edition, with Thumb-Index

By Clayton L. Thomas (Editor)

Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, 1985. BRAND NEW Copy w/light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to endpapers & text blocks. Gilt embossed, deep green boards. DJ/None as Issued. First published 1940 by Clarence Wilbur Taber (1870 - 1968); this is the 2205 pgs, Thumb-Indexed, 15th Edition, illustrated w/some 203 color drawings (list on pg XXV). edited by Clayton L. Thomas of the Harvard School of Public Health, 1985. . 15th Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. New/None as Issued. 15th Edition.

$28.50

250 INGREDIENTS EXPLAINED

By Robert Berko; Consumer Education Researcg Center

Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books, 1983. BRAND NEW COPY. Guide to understanding what manufacturers list on food packages --- ie ingredients. additives, what are "standardized foods", nutrition, vitamin & mineral supplements, etc. 79 pgs. Information drawn from FDA requirements as well as that unregulated. Definitions of Additives arranged in alphabetical order followed by Glossary of Label Terminology. . First Edition, 3rd Printing, 1985. Paperback. NEW/None as Issued.

$12.50

A FIELD GUIDE TO WESTERN BIRDS : Revised & Englarged 2nd Edition (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By Peterson, Roger Tory (Text & Illustrations)

Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press/Houghton Mifflin, 1969. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Good; intact w/rubs, nips to edges & small losses. PO name to fEP verso. First published 1941; this is the 9th Printing of the 1969 Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition, sponsored by the Nat'l Audubon Society, and Nat'l Wildlife Federation. 366 pgs. Classic bird guide roughly covering North America west of the 100th meridian, with a section on the birds of the Hawaiian Islands. Beginner birdwatchers are encouraged to first become familiar with the color plates to gain an idea of the shapes of birds and the groups to which they belong. Excellent guide, and now, a historical record of bird population half-century past.. 2nd Edition, 8th Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Good. Illus. by Roger Tory Peterson (Author-Illustrator). Vintage/Birds.

$18.50

20,000 WORDS SPELLED, DIVIDED, AND ACCENTED : For the Use of Stenographers, Students, Authors, and Proofreaders (3rd Edition)

By Leslie, Louis A. (Compiler)

New York, NY: Gregg Publishing Division/McGraw-Hill, 1951. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Red linen boards/VG w/light rubs to edges & corner tips, and showing faint soiling/discoloration. Handy, specialized dictionary addressing commonly mis-spelt words. Appendices to rear gives: Spelling Helps, Homonyms, and, Punctuation Simplified.. 3rd Edition, 6th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$8.50

ESPERANTO : THE WORLD INTERLANGUAGE : SIX BOOKS IN ONE 2nd Revised Edition

By George Alan Connor; Doris Tappan Connor; William Solzbacher; & Rev. J.B. Se-Tsien Kao (Compilers)

New York, NY: Thomas Yoseloff/A.S Barnes, 1966. Text/BRAND NEW & BRIGHT. Grey linen boards w/silver spine lettering/Fine. DJ/VG; price clipped w/short closed tears to lower sprine repaired with archival tape. Six books-in-one, this Revised Edition was first published 1948, on the 20th anniversary of the United Nations (UNESCO). Proposal of an international language. A scholarly work initially written 1887 by Polish-Jewish ophthalmologist L. L. Zamenhof. "Esperanto" --- term derived from Doktoro Esperanto , meaning "hope". 249 pgs in 6 Books: I, Language & Interlanguage; II, Practical Textbook of Esperanto; III, The Modern Esperanto Reader; IV, Guide Book for the Practical Esperantist; V, Classified Esperanto Dictionary; V, Esperanto-English Dictrionary; and VI, English-Esperanto Dictionary... Vintage/Internal Language. 2nd Revised Edition, 2nd Printing Reprin. Hard Cover. NEW/Near Fine.

$16.50

A FIELD GUIDE TO WESTERN BIRDS : Revised & Englarged 2nd Edition (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By Peterson, Roger Tory (Text & Illustrations)

Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press/Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated green linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG w/rubs & nips to edges. First published 1941; this is the 18th Printing of the 1961 Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition, sponsored by the Nat'l Audubon Society, and Nat'l Wildlife Federation. Classic bird guide roughly covering North America west of the 100th meridian, with a section on the birds of the Hawaiian Islands. Beginner birdwatchers are encouraged to first become familiar with the color plates to gain an idea of the shapes of birds and the groups to which they belong. Excellent guide, and now a historical record of bird population half-century past.. 2nd Edition, 18th Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/Near Fine. Illus. by Roger Tory Peterson (Author-Illustrator). Vintage/Birds.

$18.50

CIVILZATIONS, EXPLORATION & CONQUESTS : The Illustrated History Encylopedia : Charts the Amazing Progress of Humankind, from the Stone Age to the Space Age
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CIVILZATIONS, EXPLORATION & CONQUESTS : The Illustrated History Encylopedia : Charts the Amazing Progress of Humankind, from the Stone Age to the Space Age

By Wilkinson, Philip; Adams, Simon; Fowler, Will

London, UK: Southwater/Anness Publishing, 2001. BRAND NEW COPY w/faint creasing to spine & small rub to lower front corner of spine. Story of prehistoric man's journey from hand-to-mouth existence to the first civilizations and rise of might empires. Illustrated with color photos, illustrations and maps with key dates and facts highlighted.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$28.50

BABY NAMES KEEPSAKE
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BABY NAMES KEEPSAKE

By Anne Geddes

San Rafael, CA: Cedco Publishing, 1997. BRAND NEW w/trace discoloration to gold, front endpaper. Illustrated, padded boards/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. A name is by which we come to be known --- in a sense an identification of clan, tribe and/or hoped for aspirations. Illustrated anthology, dictionary of some 3,000 multi-cultural, Western names and derivations for boys and girls. Family records' entries pages precede names. . First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$16.50

SCIENCE (Scholastic Kid's Encyclopedia)

By David Rubel

New York, NY: Scholastic Reference/Agincourt Press Book, 1995. BRAND NEW COPY. Superb introduction to, and grounding for, science for young minds. Augmented with more than 400 color photos, illustrations & diagrams, the encyclopedia is designed so readers effortlessly acquire skills to look up information --- and, great choice as a "coffee table book" for the entire family. Alphabetically arranged, supported by Index & Glossay, topics cover: 1, Astronomy; 2, Biology; 3, Earth Science; 4, Human Body; and 5, Physics & Chemistry.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$32.50

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