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image of Pons Collins Deutsch-Englisch Englisch-Deutsch = Collins German-English English-German Dictionary

Pons Collins Deutsch-Englisch Englisch-Deutsch = Collins German-English English-German Dictionary

by Terrell, Peter; Calderwood-Schnorr, Veronika; Morris, Wendy V. A. ; breitsprecher, Roland

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9783125171503
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$14.00

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Stuttgart; London & Glasgow: Ernst Klett Verlage; Collins, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. xvii, [1], 792, [2], 790 p.; 25 cm. Dark blue cover with blue and green spine title. Dust jacket. Abbreviations, field labbels, and style labels on endpapers. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority… Read more
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image of The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]

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London: Printed for C. Hitch, 1742. Hardcover. Very Good. 4 volumes; 17 cm. Contemporary speckled calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Black leather label in the second compartment of each volume with gilt-tooled title: Rollin's Belles Lettres; volume number gilt-tooled in third compartment of each. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. "London 1742"… Read more
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$361.00
image of Collins Spanish Dictionary

Collins Spanish Dictionary

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060748968
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$46.00

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Eighth US Edition. "The Only Dictionary Available with Complete Coverage of Latin-American Spanish" -- dust jacket. xlv, [3], 1036, [2], 63, [4], 1042-2141 p.; 27 cm. Grey cover with black spine title. Orange dust jacket with title: Collins Spanish Unabridged Dictionary. Orange endpapers. Abbreviations,… Read more
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image of The Pennsylvania Germans in Ontario, Canada [The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, vol. 11, 1946]

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Allentown, Pa: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1948. Hardcover. Near Fine. vii, [1], 178, [2] p., 4 leaves of illustrations (1 folded): many full-page and in-text illustrations; 24 cm. Off-white cloth with red spine title, and red cover illustration. Title page has decorative red border. Decorated inital letters in red. Gift inscription on front free… Read more
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$23.00
image of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine no. 291-295, vol. 47, Jan.-May 1840

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine no. 291-295, vol. 47, Jan.-May 1840

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Published
1840
Condition
Very Good -
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$36.00

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New York: Jemima M. Mason, 1840. Hardcover. Very Good -. 716 p.; 23 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between double gilt rules. Gilt-tooled title on red leather label in second compartment: "Blackwood's Magazine." Remains of small paper label at head of spine. Five issues bound together, each… Read more
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image of The American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States by H. L. Mencken; The Fourth Edition and the Two Supplements, abridged, with annotations and new material, by Raven I. McDavid; With the assistance of David W. Maurer

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good -. "One-volume abridged edition." [2], xxv, [1], 777, [1], cxxiv, [4] p.; 24 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. top page edges green. Dust jacket with design based on an original by W. A. Dwiggins; price-clipped. A heavy book; for international… Read more
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$19.00
image of Mastering Arabic 2 with 2 Audio CDs

Mastering Arabic 2 with 2 Audio CDs

by Wightwick, Jane; Gaafar, Mahmoud

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780781812542
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$26.00

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New York: Hippocrene Books, 2013. Paperback. Fine. xii, 299, [1] p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. With 2 cds in sleeves inside front and back cover. "The complete intermediate course" -- on front cover. Includes answers to exercises, English-arabic glossary, and grammar index. In English and Arabic throughout. In Fine… Read more
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image of Dear Doosie: Eine Liebesgeschichte in Briefen -- auch eine Möglichkeit, sein Englisch spielend aufzufrischen; Mit 21 Zeichnungen vom Verfasser

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1987. Paperback. Very Good +. 259, [13] p.: illustrations; 18 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Publisher's advertisements on final 10 unpaginated pages. An amusing correspondence in German and English. In Very Good+ Condition: edges rubbed; clean and tight.
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image of Teaching Modern Greek As a Second-Foreign Language to Adults

Teaching Modern Greek As a Second-Foreign Language to Adults

by Sarri, Styliani

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9783844304763
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$16.00

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Saarbruckern, Ger: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011. Paperback. Very Good. [4], 72, [10] p.; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. In this masters thesis, the author examines and compares two approaches to teaching modern Greek to adults -- the translation approach and the total-immersion approach. In Very Good Condition: pencilled underlining on a few pages.… Read more
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image of Divry's English-to-Greek phrase and Conversation Pronouncing Manual for English Speaking Persons; by George C. Divry; Revised by Constantine divry

Divry's English-to-Greek phrase and Conversation Pronouncing Manual for English Speaking Persons; by George C. Divry; Revised by Constantine divry

by Divry, George Constantopoulos; Divry, Constantine

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good +
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$13.00

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New York: D. C. Divry, 1966. Hardcover. Very Good +. 254 p.; 16 cm. Dark blue cloth with silver spine and cover titles. Publisher's catalog on final 2 pages. Text is printed in 3 columns to a page, in English, the Greek alphabet, and the Greek written phonetically "for English Speaking Persons." In Very… Read more
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image of The Big Silver Book of Russian Verbs: 555 Fully Conjugated Verbs in All Tenses

The Big Silver Book of Russian Verbs: 555 Fully Conjugated Verbs in All Tenses

by Franke, Jack

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
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$19.00

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New York: McGraw Hill, 2012. Paperback. Near Fine. Second Edition. iv, 32, [2], 667 p.; 26 cm. Paperback. Includes English-Russian verb index, irregular verb index, and Russian verb index. The Russian text is in the Cyrillic alphabet. In Near Fine Condition: upper page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight.
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image of New Perspectives in Greek Linguistics; Edited by Nikolaos Lavidas, Elissavet Nouchoutidou, and Marietta Sionti

New Perspectives in Greek Linguistics; Edited by Nikolaos Lavidas, Elissavet Nouchoutidou, and Marietta Sionti

by Lavidas, Nikolaos; Nouchoutidou, Elissavet; Sionti, Marietta, editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781443800082
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$46.00

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. xxix, [1], 309 p.: illustrations, tables; 21 cm. Black cloth with silver spine title. Dust jacket. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Conditon: 3 punctures along back joint; otherwise, clean and bright.
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image of Learn German with Stories: Café in Berlin -- 10 Short Stories for Beginners

Learn German with Stories: Café in Berlin -- 10 Short Stories for Beginners

by Klein, André

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
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$13.00

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S.l.: LearnOutLive, 2013. Paperback. Fine. 93, [3] p.: illustrations; 20 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. In Fine Condition: clean and tight.
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image of The Later Poems of John Birmelin [in The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. 16 1951]

The Later Poems of John Birmelin [in The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. 16 1951]

by Birmelin, John

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good +
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$31.00

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Allentown, Pa: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good +. v, [1], 213, [3] p., 1 leaf with a portrait: 1 leaf with a portrait included in pagination; 23 cm. Off-white cloth with red spine and cover titles. Title page has decorative red border. Decorated inital letters in red. Contents: In Memoriam John… Read more
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image of Pennsylvania German Wills [in The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. 15 1950]

Pennsylvania German Wills [in The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. 15 1950]

by Gilbert, Russell Wieder

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine -
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$26.00

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Allentown, Pa: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine -. v, [1], 139, [3] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Off-white cloth with red spine title, and red cover illustration. Title page has decorative red border. Decorated inital letters in red. Contents: Pennsylvania German Wills by Russell Wieder Gilbert -- Humorous Tales Told by Contemporary… Read more
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image of The Greek Bucolic Poets; with an English Translation by J. M. Edmonds [Theocritus -- Bion -- Moschus]

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Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good. xxviii, 526, [2] p.; 17 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket. The Loeb Classical Library edited by Jeffrey Henerson, vol. 28. First pubished 1912; reprinted and revised 1928. This is an undated, later printing. Printed with Greek text on… Read more
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image of The Rough Guide Russian Phrasebook; compiled by LEXUS

The Rough Guide Russian Phrasebook; compiled by LEXUS

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781848367425
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$16.00

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London: Rough Guides, 2012. Paperback. Very Good. 251, [5] p.: illustrations; 15 cm. Paperback. Publisher's advertisements on final 3 pages and covers. Includes English-to-Russian and Russian-to-English vocabulary; phrases for specific scenarios; and sections on food and drink. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; upper corner of front cover slightly creased; clean and tight.
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image of A Pocket Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary of Noah Webster; Prefixed in a Collection of Words, Phrases, Mottoes, Etc. in Latin and French, with Translations in English; William G. Webster, Editor

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New York: Mason Brothers, 1866. Hardcover. Good -. Imprint includes: Boston: Mason & Hamlin; Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co.; Cincinnati: Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle. 249, [1] p.; 11 cm. Black leather with a wallet edge. Gilt spine title: Websters Pocket Dictionary. Top page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. Advertisement for Webster's… Read more
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$77.00
image of Legs d'un Pere a ses Filles par feu le Docteur Gregory = A Father's Legacy to his Daughters by the late Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh

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Paris: De l'Imprimerie Anglais, 1793. Hardcover. Good. Nouvelle Edition. [24], 264 p.; 16 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. 19th-century repair of joints with dark brown linen; later repair of front joint with white linen. Small bookplate of the Lynn Public Library on front fixed endpaper; "Rules and Regulations" of the… Read more
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$149.00
image of The Practical German Grammar; or, A Natural Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak the German Language

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New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1860. Hardcover. Good. Third Edition, Revised and Corrected. vi, [2], 287, [17] p., frontispiece facsimile of German script: tables; 19 cm. Leather spine with gilt spine title; dark green cloth over boards. All page edges speckled red. Publisher's advertisements on endpapers for Perkins' Arithmetical Series, Algebraic Series, and… Read more
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