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Modern Library Price Guide 1917-2000 (Second Revised Edition, in signed hardcover with dust jacket)

by TOLEDANO, Henry

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Published
1999
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As New in As New dust jacket
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$55.00

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San Francisco: Books Etc.. As New in As New dust jacket. 1999. Hardcover. A signed hardcover edition in dust jacket of Mr. Toledano's indispensable guide. A must for any Modern Library collector, this guide covers the reprinted classic works published by Boni & Liveright and later by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer under their Random House imprint.… Read more
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Contemporary American Novelists 1900-1920

by VAN DOREN, Carl

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Published
1928
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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$17.50

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New York: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. A discussion of notable American novelists whose output appeared in the first two decades of the 20th century. The author analyzes the works of authors such as Upton Sinclair, Theodore Dreiser, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson and others. --- In ribbed green cloth-covered… Read more
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London: Oxford University Press, at the Clarendon Press. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. A 1936 reprint, with corrections, of a work first published in 1935. An attempt, ". . .to give the student, at a glance, the main literary output of any year or series of years." Beginning with "Gesta Romanorum" in 1475, through Virginia… Read more
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$24.00
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A Johnson Reader (stated First Modern Library Edition, ML #363.1)

by JOHNSON, Dr. Samuel (author); McADAM Jr., E. L.; MILNE, George (editors)

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1966 (unconfirmed). A selection of writings by the great 18th Century English writer, Dr. Samuel Johnson. Included are biographies, his preface, a selection of his poetry, and a few selections from his 'Dictionary. .… Read more
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A Writer's Reference: Fifth Edition (2003 MLA Update)

by HACKER, Diana

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Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780312412623
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$13.50

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Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. Very Good. 2003. Plastic comb binding. 0312412622 . A useful handbook for the writer, providing guidance on all manner of issues encountered by the writer. Topics include composition, grammar, style, mechanics, word usage, research techniques, etc. --- In black plastic comb binding with chapters divided by tabs for easy navigation of topics. Indexed.… Read more
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Introducing Bookbinding (Introducing Series)

by ROBINSON, Ivor

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Bluebird Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$47.00

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London / New York: B T Batsford Limited / Watson-Guptill Publications. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. An introductory guide to various aspects of bookbinding, complete with 198 black & white photos. With step-by-step instructions for completely new bindings, as well as for re-binding previously-bound books. With lists of recommended… Read more
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Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books and Art

by BOWER, Donald E.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780873581493
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$35.00

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Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873581490 . Stated first edition of a biography of Fred A. Rosenstock (1895-1986), a Denver-based antiquarian bookseller, collector, and dealer in books and fine art. The author traces Mr. Rosenstock's life, from birth in present-day Ukraine to his lengthy career as a… Read more
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An Everyman Anthology, of Excerpts Grave and Gay from Everyman's Library to Celebrate its Diamond Jubilee MCMLXVI (Everyman's Library #663)

by PRIESTLEY, J. B. (introduction)

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
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$33.50

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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. A special collection of excerpts taken from the pages of the Everyman's Library series over its first 60 years of publication. This anthology in a special binding, with unique endpapers… Read more
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Chaucer and the Medieval Book

by BOYD, Beverly

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Bluebird Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780873280600
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$23.50

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[San Marino, California]: The Huntington Library. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873280601 . First edition. A collection of material related to the manuscripts and early printed books at the time of Geoffrey Chaucer during the late Middle Ages. The work of William Caxton, first publisher of books in English, is also detailed… Read more
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Chaucer According to William Caxton: Minor Poems and Boece, 1478

by CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); BOYD, Beverly (editor)

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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$35.00

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Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Three volumes of works by Geoffrey Chaucer were first published at William Caxton's press in 1478, and are offered here in this single volume. Per the jacket flap, Mr. Caxton was the English world's first printer. Selections edited by Beverly Boyd, who also… Read more
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Genealogical Books in Print -and- Genealogical and Local History Books in Print (2 volume set)

by SCHREINER-YANTIS, Netti

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Published
1975, 1977
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
ISBN
9780891570158
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$19.00

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Franconia, Virginia: Braceland Press, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1975, 1977. Trade Paperback. 0891570152 . [Genealogy] Volume 1: Author's useful guide to genealogical books and other printed matter, organized by general reference and with research sources by U. S. State and by regions. (ISBN, vol. 1: 0-89157-015-2) --- Includes a second volume, her supplement to… Read more
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The Blue Book of Good English

by WOODS, George B.; STRATTON, Clarence

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good- with no dust jacket
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$28.50

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company for Nelson Doubleday, Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1932. Hardcover. In this attractive little work, the authors provide common-sense tips for good English usage and grammar. Topics range from good spelling to proper sentence formation and more. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine… Read more
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Collins Spanish Gem Dictionary, Spanish-English : English-Spanish

by BROWN, R. F.

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Published
1962
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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$13.00

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London: Collins. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1962. Flexible vinyl. 1962 reprint of the 1957 edition of the reliable Collins Gem Spanish dictionary. Measuring 3 in. wide x 4.5 in. tall, it is an ideal size for pocket or purse. --- In flexible brown softcovers. With creases to a leaf or two and minor chafing to… Read more
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The New Joys of Yiddish: Completely Updated

by ROSTEN, Leo; BUSH, Lawrence (revisor)

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Bluebird Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780609806920
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$33.00

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New York: Three Rivers Press. Near Fine. 2001. Softcover. 0609806920 . This delightful guide to the Yiddish language is also a guide to Judaism. Arranged alphabetically, the author provides endless tidbits, subtitles, quotations and asides about the words discussed and how they are used in contemporary Jewish life. This new edition completely revised and updated by… Read more
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Trollope and His Illustrators

by HALL, N. John

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Bluebird Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333262979
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$89.00

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London: The Macmillan Press Ltd.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333262972 . First edition (statement on copyright page: "First published 1980"). Dozens of extraordinary black & white illustrations that accompanied the many works of fiction by Anthony Trollope are combined in this volume. Includes art by John Everett Millais, Hablot Knight… Read more
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Insulting English

by NOVOBATZKY, Peter; SHEA, Ammon

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Bluebird Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780312272081
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$13.50

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New York: St. Martin's Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0312272081 . First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Compact little work offers lots of unusual, usually offensive, terms for the politically incorrect. A sequel the authors' 'Depraved English'. With many b&w illustrations. --- A bright, firm, clean copy… Read more
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New York: Penguin Reference. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 2000. Trade Paperback. 0965021920 . A readable, useful guide to 'sensible and correct English for almost every conceivable uncertainty...'. In blue trade paperback: clean, bright and unmarked. Slight bit of wear to cover edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 491 pages .
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Cargoes for Crusoes

by OVERTON, Grant

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Published
1924
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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$13.00

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New York/Boston: Appleton & Company/George H. Doran/Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1924. Hardcover. Stated first printing, September 1924. The author imagines Robinson Crusoe, marooned on his desert island, discovering a sealed shipment of books featuring famous authors and reviewing them. This work serves as a useful guide to popular fiction of the… Read more
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Bernstein's Reverse Dictionary

by BERNSTEIN, Theodore; WAGNER, Jane (collaborator)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
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$14.00

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New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. Stated Fourth printing, 1976 on copyright page. In full blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in gilt on cover and spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Author's unusual book is ideal for those who can't quite… Read more
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A Handbook of English Literature

by WATT, Homer A. & WATT, William W

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
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$16.50

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New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. In green cloth-covered boards with decorations and lettering in black on cover and spine. Volume is firm and clean; with insignificant cover blemishes. With dictionary-style entries on noted English authors, as well as glossary of literary terms and chronological chart. A useful reference… Read more
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