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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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition, Revised
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$400.00

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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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Lithograph Wall Chart] Structural Differential

by Korzybski, Alfred (1879-1950)

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Published
1949
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$1,750.00

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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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Novum Testamentum ( New Testament in Greek )

by Kainh, H

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Published
1877
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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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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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
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$300.00

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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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Facsimile & Text of the Book of Taliesin

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$250.00

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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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The Black Book of Carmarthen

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1906
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$125.00

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Pwllheli: Issued to Subscribers Only, 1906. Near Fine in black cloth, decorative end papers, gilt lettering and top edge gilt, corner bumps, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down. An unnumbered copy on Japanese Vellum paper. . Limited Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.… Read more
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The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1909
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$300.00

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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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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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image of Neuman and Baretti'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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Dizionario delle Lingue Italiana ed Inglese. A Dictionary of the English and Italian Languages.

by Baretti, Giuseppe [Baretti, Joseph]

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Published
1807
Condition
Very Good
Edition
4th Edition
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$300.00

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London: J. Johnson, R. Baldwin, W.J.E.J. Richardson et al.,, 1807. In two volumes, contemporary full calf, later expertly rebacked with gilt lettering. Very Good, small prior owner label, even browning, light scattered toning, boards rubbed, later corner repairs. A solid and well-bound set, . 4th Edition. Full Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Celtic Researches on the Origin, Traditions & Language, of the Ancient Britons; with Some Introductory Sketches, on Primitive Society.

by Davies, Edward

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Published
1804
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: Printed for the Author and Sold By J. Booth , 1804. In period James Toovey signed fine binding of gold crushed morocco, the back with ornate floral gilt tooled designs and gilt lettering, triple gilt rules to covers, marbled end papers, all edges gilt, the armorial bookplate of Johannis Naylor Leightonensis front paste down. Near Fine, slight shelf rubs,… Read more
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A Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the French Tongue, in Which the Present Usage is Displayed Agreeably to the Decisions of the French Academy

by M. De Levizac

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Published
1857
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition, Corrected and Improved
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$200.00

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Paris: V. Baudry's European Library , 1857. Title page states "thirty-first, edition revised, corrected and improved". ix, 428 pages. Bound in full contemporary vellum, back with red morocco label lettered in gilt on a field of repeating gilt stamped decorations, ribbon marker. Near Fine, light soiling to boards, period inscription at half-title page. A SCARCE edition, handsomely bound. .… Read more
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London: Printed by J. Hughs / Printed for J. Torbuck, O. Payne, and T. Woodman. , 1737. Two volumes bound as one, both Third Editions, 1737, viii, 317, 150, 1 pp ads. Sturdily rebound in 20th c. brown cloth, gilt lettering and rules at spine, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down,… Read more
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The History of the Alphabet; An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters ( New Edition ) ( Two Volumes )

by Taylor, Isaac

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Originally published in England in 1883, this New Edition published 1899. Volume I, Semitic Alphabets, Vol. II, Aryan Alphabets. Both volumes Very Good in original dark blue cloth, slight spine lean both vols., several pages with top corner creases. A quite handsome set of an uncommon title.. New Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As… Read more
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Jolakottur, Yuillis Yald and Similar Expressions

by Alan S. C. Ross

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Published
1937
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: The Viking Society for Northern Research, Univ. Of London, 1937. RARE. Reprinted from Saga-Book, Vol. XII. Fine in stapled wrappers, small inked notations top edge front cover. 18 pp. . First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Dictionary of the Pali Language

by Childers, Robert Caesar

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Published
1909
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Impression
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$350.00

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1909. SCARCE. Handsomely bound in half-leather and orange cloth, gilt lettering and rules at spine, 624 pp. Near Fine, a few spots light soiling to edges of page block. . Fourth Impression. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Handbook of African Languages Bantu 5 Vol. Set: The Classification of the Bantu Languages; The Bantu Languages of Western Equatorial Africa; Languages of West Africa; The Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa; The Southern Bantu Language

by Guthrie, Malcolm; Dietrich Westermann and M. A. Bryan; C. M. Doke; A. N. Tucker and M.a. Bryan

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: Oxford University Press for Intl. African Inst., 1948. All five volumes are Very Good Plus, sticker shadow front wrappers, inked name "Herzog" front wrappers and "Herzog Collection" stamp front end pages, from the collection of noted folklorist and linguist George Herzog, minor wear to wrappers, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Publication dates 1948-1956. SCARCE as a collection. … Read more
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"The Phonemes of Ancient Chinese" in Supplement to the Journal of the American Oriental Society

by Martin, Samuel E.

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Published
1937
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Baltimore, Maryland: The American Oriental Society, 1937. From the collection of noted linguist and semiotician Thomas A. Sebeok, Near Fine, his name stamp front cover and his extensive and informed notes and underlining throughout.. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Die Urgermanischen Lehnworter Im Finnischen II. Supplement Und Wortindex

by Collinder, Bjorn

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Uppsala, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksel Intl., 1941. From the collection of noted semiotician and linguist Thomas A. Sebeok, his signature in ink title page. A Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, Sebeok was among the founders of biosemiotics and editor-in-chief of the journal Semiotica, the leading periodical in the field. Very Good Plus, small stain at bottom edge, toning and faint… Read more
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Banyarwanda et Barundi, Tome I Ethnographie

by Bourgeois, R.

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Bruxelles, Belgium: Academie Royale Des Sciences Morales et Politiques, 1957. SCARCE. pp. 792 + fod-out map and a section of black and white photographs at rear. Near Fine, prior owner name at top edge front wrapper, sticker shadow and slight wear at spine. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.… Read more
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