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cover of The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations

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Oxford: Oxford University Press [0-19-866281-5] 2003, new edition. (Hardcover) 490pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Reference, Literature, Quotations).
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cover of Three Cheers for Pooh; A Celebration of the Best Bear in All the World

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London: Egmont [1-4052-2911-X] 2006. (4to paperback) 127pp. Near fine. Black and white and color illustrations, photographs. Book about Winnie the Pooh. (Books About Books).
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cover of Dictionnaire Quillet de la Langue Francaise; Dictionnaire Methodique et Pratique Redige Sous la Direction de Raoul Mortier (3 Volumes)

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Paris: Librairie Aristide Quillet 1961. (Hardcover set) 2132pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Three volumes. Decoratively stamped pebble-grained cloth. Text in French Language. (Dictionaries, Dictionaries).
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cover of Language Visible; Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z

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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada [0-676-97487-2] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 395pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, map bibliography, index. (Language, Alphabet).
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cover of A Dictionary of Slang; An Alphabetical History of Colloquial, Unorthodox, Underground and Vulgar English (2 Volumes)

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Ware: Wordsworth Editions 1987. (Hardcover set) Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Two volume set. Very light edgewear to the dust jackets and small tapestains to the covers. (Language, Dictionaries, Slang).
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cover of Slang; To-Day and Yesterday

Slang; To-Day and Yesterday

by Partridge, Eric

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New York: Bonanza Books [no date]. (Small 4to) 476pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Notes, index, glossaries. 'With a short historical sketch; and vocabularies of English, American, and Australian slang'. Locale: Australia; England; United States. (Linguistics, English Language, Slang).
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cover of Cyclopaedia of English Literature; A History, Critical and Biographical, of British Authors from the Earliest to the Present Times. In Two Volumes. (2 Volumes)

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Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers 1844. (Hardcover set) 672, 717pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. 3 / 4 leather with gilt lettering, gilt decoration and raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers and edges, illustrations, index. The boards are worn with some chipping to the spine labels, some pages spotted. (Dictionaries,… Read more
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cover of Antique Linguae Britannicae Thesaurus: Being a British, or Welsh-English Dictionary: Containing Some Thousands of British Words More Than Any Welsh Dictionary Hitherto Published...To Which is Prefix'd a Compendious and Comprehensive Welsh Grammar, ...A Large Collection of British Proverbs.

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Dolgelley: Gomerian Press 1815, 3rd edition greatly improved. (Hardcover) 476pp. Good, no dust jacket. The covers are worn. Text in Welsh and English. (Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Language, Proverbs).
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cover of The Roycroft Dictionary Concocted by Ali Baba and the Bunch on Rainy Days

The Roycroft Dictionary Concocted by Ali Baba and the Bunch on Rainy Days

by Ali Baba and the Bunch (Contributor Elbert Hubbard.)

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$63.00

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Roycrofters 1914. (Hardcover) 172pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Beige paper over brown gilt decorated leather spine, and with device in gilt on the front board. All pages embellished with color vignettes in keeping with the style of the Roycrofters. The corners are worn. Contributors include Elbert Hubbard. (Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Roycrofters).
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cover of Amo, Amas, Amat and More; How to Use Latin to Your Own Advantage and the Astonishment of Others

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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside [0-88902-997-0] 1985. (Hardcover) 328pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Index. Introduction by William F. Buckley Jr. (Language, Language, Latin Language, Trivia).
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cover of Idiom Savant; Slang As It is Slung

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New York: Henry Holt and Company [0-8050-5094-9] 1997, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 296pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Locale: United States. (Language, English Language, Slang).
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cover of English Grammar Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners with an Appendix, Containing Rules and Observations, for Assisting the More Advanced Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy

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Utica: William Williams 1831. (Leather binding) 264pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Plain tan full-leather binding. (Language, English Language, Grammar).
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cover of A Splendor of Letters; The Permanence of Books in an Impermanent World

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New York: HarperCollins [0-06-008287-9] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 444pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, bibliography, index. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. (Books About Books, Book Collecting, Books--History, Censorship, Libraries).
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cover of Japanese for Today

Japanese for Today

by Yasuo, Yoshida

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Tokyo: Gakken Co. 1973. (Hardcover) 399pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Chart and map endpapers, ribbon marker, illustrations, photographs, appendices, index. Lightly edgeworn and a previous owner's name inside. (Language, Language Instruction--Japanese).
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cover of The Word's Gotten Out; Being a Gallimaufry of Reactions to Thoughts from Books, Magazines, Newspapers, Speeches, Conversations, and Letters; Including Also Certain Remaining Memories; A Word Puzzle or Two; The Usual Array of Espy Knittelverse (Called Doggerel by the Uninformed); And a Great Deal of Excellent Advice....

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New York: Clarkson N. Potter [0-517-57061-0] 1989. (Hardcover) 354pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, answers, index. "With the Word's Gotten Out, Willard R. Espy - word maven, punster, and raconteur extraordinaire - serves up a delightful romp through the English language. This is a book for everyone who loves language and… Read more
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cover of Glyph-Breaker

Glyph-Breaker

by Fischer, Steven Roger

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9780387982410
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$28.88

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New York: Copernicus [0-387-98241-8] 1997, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 234pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color photographs, tables, diagrams, bibliography, index. "When he successfully deciphered the rongorongo script of Easter Island - the mysterious system of glyphs in which the island's Polynesian inhabitants had recorded their ritual chants and songs - Steven Roger… Read more
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cover of The Grand Panjandrum & 1,999 Other Rare, Useful, and Delightful Words and Expressions

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New York: MacMillan Publishing Co. [0-02-553620-6] 1980. (Hardcover) 392pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Lightly edgeworn and there is a small closed tear with a narrow chip missing from the bottom edge of the dust jacket front panel. "Join a noted linguist on a treasure hunt for the hidden riches… Read more
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cover of Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog; The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences

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Hoboken: Melville House Publishing 978-1-933633-10-7 [978-1-933633-10-7] 2006. (Hardcover) 154pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, notes, diagrams. "In its heyday, sentence diagramming was wildly popular in grammar schools across the country. Kitty Burns Florey learned the method in sixth grade from Sister Bernadette: 'It was a bit like art, a bit like… Read more
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cover of An Introduction to Middle English

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul [0-7100-2254-9] 1969, 7th printing. (Hardcover) 130pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Maps, tables, index. The dust jacket is lightly faded, a previous owner's name on the front endpaper and some underlining and notation in the text. "This book has long been used by students, for it supplies… Read more
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cover of An Elementary Middle English Grammar

An Elementary Middle English Grammar

by Wright, Joseph (With Elizabeth Mary Wright.)

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ISBN
9780198119258
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$31.50

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London: Oxford University Press [0-19-811925-9] 1972. (Hardcover) 226pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Tables, index. The covers are lightly speckled, the fore- edge has a small stain and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "The need of an elementary Middle English Grammar written on… Read more
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