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cover of Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by Littre, E.

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Published
1873
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6th Edition
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Paris: Dider et Cie , 1873. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary maroon polished calf, the backs intricately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus< evidence of bookplate removal front paste downs, spines a shade sunned, light soiling to boards, a few spots of toning at end papers. "E´tudes sur les origines, l'e´tymologie, la grammaire, les dialectes, la… Read more
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cover of Uigurisches Worterbuch; Sprachmaterial Der Vorislamischen Turkischen Texte Aus Zentralasien. Lieferung (Volumes)  I - V

Uigurisches Worterbuch; Sprachmaterial Der Vorislamischen Turkischen Texte Aus Zentralasien. Lieferung (Volumes) I - V

by Rohrborn, Klaus

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH, 1977. Vol.I published 1977, Vol.II, 1979, Vol.III, 1981, Vol. IV, 1988, Vol. V, 1994. Five volumes, Near Fine, corner creases top corner Vol. V. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. There was also a Vol. VI, published in 1998, not included in this offering, . First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.… Read more
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cover of (Uighurs - Medicine)  Zur Heilkunde der Uigeren. Two Volumes Bound in One

(Uighurs - Medicine) Zur Heilkunde der Uigeren. Two Volumes Bound in One

by Rachmati, Dr. G. R. (Gabdul Rasid)

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Published
1930
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Good
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First Edition
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Berlin: Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1930. RARE. Published 1930-32. "On the Medicine of the Uighurs". Text in German.Two volumes bound in contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards, gilt lettering back, beige end papers, original wrappers bound in at rear. (2), 25, 2 plates, (2), 50 pp., 3 plates, wrappers. From the collection of noted Inner Asian Studies scholar Denis… Read more
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cover of An Alphabetical Index to the Chinese Encyclopaedia ; Ch&#39;in Ting Ku Chin T&#39;u Shu Chi Ch&#39;eng

An Alphabetical Index to the Chinese Encyclopaedia ; Ch'in Ting Ku Chin T'u Shu Chi Ch'eng

by Giles, Lionel

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Published
1911
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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London: Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1911. Near Fine, end papers toned, slight fading to rear boards. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine. xx, 100, (2) Appendix pages. Interior clean, tight, and unmarked. Uncommon in lovely condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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cover of Handworterbuch Der Mandschusprache. Three Volumes

Handworterbuch Der Mandschusprache. Three Volumes

by Hauer, Erich

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Published
1952
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First Edition
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Otto Harrassowitz, 1952. Vols. I and II published 1952, Vol. III, 1955. Hauer's classic Manchurian-German dictionary, RARE in the First Edition. Three volumes in original printed wrappers, Very Good, small tears and wear ay spines. pages uniformly browning, chips at wrapper corners of Vol. III. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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cover of Manghol Un Niuca Tobca&#39;an (Yuan-Ch&#39;ao Pi-Shi) Die Geheime Geschicte Der Mongolen . Teil I: Text, Teil II: Worterbuch

Manghol Un Niuca Tobca'an (Yuan-Ch'ao Pi-Shi) Die Geheime Geschicte Der Mongolen . Teil I: Text, Teil II: Worterbuch

by Haenisch, Erich

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Published
1962
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First Edition
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Wiesbaden, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH, 1962. Near Fine, slight wear to wrappers at spines. the wrappers coming away from the spines of both volumes. The prior owner signature and business card laid in of Ruth I Meserve, longtime secretary of The Mongolian Society in Bloomington, Indiana. Most pages uncut, 2 pages noted with tidy scholarly underlining and annotations. Text… Read more
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cover of Inscriptions De L&#39;Orkhon, d&eacute;chiffr&eacute;es par Vilh. Thomsen

Inscriptions De L'Orkhon, déchiffrées par Vilh. Thomsen

by Thomsen, Vilh.

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Published
1896
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Helsingfors: mprimerie de la Société de Littérature Finnoise, 1896. 224 pp., text in French. SCARCE in the First Edition. Near Fine, small loss of paper at head of spine, top corner crease rear wrapper. Vilhelm Ludwig Peter Thomsen (1842-1927) was a Danish linguist and Turkologist, considered one of the greatest linguists of all time. His successful translation of the… Read more
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cover of Soghdische Texte. I.  Mit 2 Tafeln

Soghdische Texte. I. Mit 2 Tafeln

by MÜLLER, Friedrich W. K.

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Published
1913
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Berlin: Verlag Der Konigl. Akademie Der Wissenschaften , 1913. RARE. 111 pages with 2 plates. Cloth spine over printed paper covered boards. Near Fine, wear at spine ends and corners, prior owner inscription in ink top edge front cover. Friedrich W.K. Muller (1863-1930) was " a scholar of oriental cultures and languages who, confronted with the texts discovered by… Read more
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cover of Materials for an Oirat-Mongolian to English Citation Dictionary  Part One: The Vowels, Parts Two and Three: The Consonants

Materials for an Oirat-Mongolian to English Citation Dictionary Part One: The Vowels, Parts Two and Three: The Consonants

by Krueger, John R.

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Published
1978
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Fine in Wraps, as Issued
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First Printing
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Bloomington, Indiana: The Mongolian Society, Inc. , 1978. RARE. Part One published 1978, Parts Two and Three, 1984. Fine, two words with highlights noted in Part One. Publications of the Mongolian Society. . First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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cover of T&uuml;rkische und mongolische Elemente im Neupersischen. Unter besonderer Ber&uuml;cksichtigung &auml;lterer neupersischer Geschichtsquellen, vor allem der Mongolen - und Timuridenzeit. Four Volumes

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Wiesbaden, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH, 1963. Published 1963-65-67-75. Four volumes in original printed wrappers, text in German, xlviii, 557, v, 671, 670, 640 pages. Near Fine, pages uncut, slight toning to spines, small corner crease to wrappers. Interiors are pristine, unopened and unread. SCARCE in current commerce. A heavy and bulky set they will require additional postage for priority… Read more
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cover of Alt&auml;gyptische Grammatik, I-II. (Analecta Orientalia, 34/39). [AND:] Register der Zitate. [Three Volumes].

Altägyptische Grammatik, I-II. (Analecta Orientalia, 34/39). [AND:] Register der Zitate. [Three Volumes].

by Edel, Elmar

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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Roma: Pontifcium Institutm Biblicus, 1964. Analecta Orientalia Commentationes Scientificae de Rebus Orientis Antiqui 34/39, 1955/ 1964/1967 ( 3 volumes bound as one). Bound in handsome blue buckram gilt lettering at spine, the signature of noted Egyptologist E. Cruz. Uribe front paste down. Near Fine, faint bottom corner creases near back of book, binder's instruction slip laid in from Director's… Read more
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cover of The American Language; Supplement One; An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States

The American Language; Supplement One; An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States

by Mencken, H. L.

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on presentation bookplate "This book is especially Autographed by the Author (signed H.L. Mencken in ink) Kroch's Bookstores Chicago". Near Fine, small corner bumps, toning from bookplate glue at front end pages, in a Very Good dust jacket, small chips at spine ends and corners. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR.… Read more
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cover of A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament, ....

A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament, ....

by A London Antiquary [John Camden Hotten]

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Published
1860
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Second Edition, Revised
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London; Piccadilly: John Camden Hotten, 1860. Second Edition, Revised, 1860, with two thousand additional words. xvi, 300 pp including frontis titled A Canter's Map of a Begging District. Bound in publisher's original pebbled brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine, blind tooled rules and publisher's blind tooled initials center of front and rear covers, dark brown end papers. Very Good,… Read more
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cover of Lithograph Wall Chart] Structural Differential

Lithograph Wall Chart] Structural Differential

by Korzybski, Alfred (1879-1950)

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1949
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New York: Rand McNally & Co. , 1949. RARE lithograph wall chart for the device called the "Structural Differential" which Alfred Korzybski patented in 1925 as a means to aid in visualizing the process he called "abstracting". This was to be used as a training device in general semantics, a field of study Korzybski is credited with founding. The chart… Read more
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cover of Novum Testamentum ( New Testament in Greek )

Novum Testamentum ( New Testament in Greek )

by Kainh, H

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Published
1877
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First Edition
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Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1877. RARE edition, not found at WorldCat. Text entirely in greek. 562 with 2 pp. publisher's ads. Book measures 9 1/2" x 7 1/2". Bound in contemporary crushed red morocco, five raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt leaf decorations to covers, top edge gilt, marble end papers, binding stamped in gilt J.R. Gray & Son, Cambridge.… Read more
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cover of EIITEA IITEPOENTA,. or The Diversions of Purley

EIITEA IITEPOENTA,. or The Diversions of Purley

by Tooke, John Horne; Revised and Corrected, with Additional Notes, by Richard Taylor , F.S.A., F.L.S.

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Published
1860
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London: William Tegg, 1860. liv, (2), 739, (1) pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Finely bound in contemporary full polished calf, the back intricately tooled in gilt with black morocco label gilt, end papers and page edges marbled, Near Fine, slight rubs to calf, shadow of engraving to title page. " With numerous additions from the copy prepared by the author… Read more
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cover of Facsimile &amp; Text of the Book of Taliesin

Facsimile & Text of the Book of Taliesin

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1910
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N.Wales: Llanbedrog: Issued to Subscribers only, 1910. Bound in half vellum over dark blue buckram, gilt rules and lettering, top edge gilt, marbled end papers, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down. Near Fine, corners bumped, small tear to buckram top edge rear cover. An unnumbered copy on Japanese Vellum Paper.… Read more
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cover of The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest

The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1909
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N. Wales: Llanbedrog: Issued to Subscribers only , 1909. Near Fine, in original beige publisher's cloth, Series of Welsh Texts emblem stamped in black front cover, small bottom corner bump, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down. Colophon states " Six hundred copies of this work were printed at the Private Press… Read more
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cover of Proverbes et Dictons Populaires, avec les Dits du mercier et des marchands et les Crieries de Paris aux XIIIe et XIVe si&egrave;cles, publi&eacute;s d&#39;apr&egrave;s les manuscrits de la biblioth&egrave;que du Roi

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Paris: Crapelet, 1831. SCARCE. In full contemporary red morocco, signed "Lebrun Relieur", the back covered with repeating gilt decoration, the covers with triple gilt rule outer border and triple gilt rule inner border around gilt tooled floral band and with gilt decorations at corners, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, a lovely example of early 19th century fine French… Read more
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cover of Neuman and Baretti&#39;s Dictionary of the English and Spanish Languages. Wherein the Words are Correctly Explained, Agreeably to Their Different Meanings, and a Great Variety of Terms, Related to the Arts, Sciences, Manufactures, Merchandise, Navigation....

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London: Longman, Brown and Co.; T. Cadell; J. M. Richardson, Whittaker and Co., Etc. , 1831. SCARCE< the 8th Edition, 1831. In two volumes, Vol. I Spanish and English; Vol. II Ingles y Espanol. "Thoroughly revised, greatly improved, enlarged by the addition of many thousand words, and the two parts most carefully collated by M. Seoane, M.D.". Finely bound… Read more
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