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Eats, Shoots & Leaves Illustrated Edition
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves Illustrated Edition

By Truss, Lynne

New York: Gotham. Fine. 2003. First American. Hardcover. 9781592403912 . Red cloth with panda paste down. As new with remainder mark. Illustrated with humour. Note that the text font is small (10?). Using examples from literature, history, neighborhood signage, and her own imagination, Truss shows how meaning is shaped by commas and apostrophes, and the hilarious consequences of punctuation gone awry. ; 9.40 X 6.70 X 0.70 inches; 176 pages .

$7.50

The Student Bible Dictionary
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The Student Bible Dictionary

By Dockrey, Karen Johnnie & Phyllis Godwin

Barbour Books. New. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 1577489853 . In new condition "A complete learning system to help you understand words, people, places, and events of the Bible" ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$9.00

Lempriere's Dictionary
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Lempriere's Dictionary

By Norfolk, Lawrence

New York: Harmony Books. Fine. 1991. First Edition; Second Printing. Softcover. 0517581841 . In Fine condition. Norfolk won the 1992 Somerset Maugham Award for this debut novel that was published to rave reviews and quickly established him in the literary world. As the seventeenth century opens, a band of venturers forms the Honourable Company of Merchants trading from England to the East Indies. In France, the siege of La Rochelle ends with the massacre of thirty thousand men, women and children. Almost two centuries later in 1788, John Lemprière publishes his classical dictionary. This much is fact. Lawrence Norfolk’s novel tells how the first two events led, inescapably, to the third.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$6.00

Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain
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Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain

By Kovel, Ralph M. and Terry H.

New York, New York: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. 6th printing. Listed by prominent features, 5,000 marks are cross-referenced, showing, at a glance, the marks geographical location, factory, type of ware, method of producing, the mark's color, and date of use. Includes Forward, Bibliography, Index of Manufacturers, and a "reliable guide to the often misunderstood marks of Delft, Sevres, and England 1842-1883." Blue cloth, edges sunned. 278 pp. well illustrated. DJ not price clipped, now in archival cover. Edges very worn, chipped etc., missing 25% of the back cover split & damaged.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Dictionary of Theories One Stop to more than 5,000 theories
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Dictionary of Theories One Stop to more than 5,000 theories

By Bothamley, Jennifer

Detroit: Visible Ink Press. Fine. 2002. First Edition; Eighth Printing. Softcover. 1578590450 . In fine condition like new. One Stop to more than 5,000 theories ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 637 pages .

$9.00

Dictionary of Problem Words & Expressions
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Dictionary of Problem Words & Expressions

By Shaw, Harry

New York: McGraw Hill. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0070564892 . Tan board w/single edge dent, square, sharp corners, tight binding (unread? ) in Orange DJ w/heavily sunned spine, lightly worn corners and single closed tear. A brief guide to more effective writing and speaking accompanies an alphabetical arrangement of problem words and expressions which are described, discussed, and illustrated with examples of actual usage. (Note: book's title is NOT capitalized) .

$18.75

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
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Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

By Elizabeth J. Taylor, Editor

Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Co. Very Good. 1985. 27th. B000UDO4PY . Used but well cared for copy, red flex board binding, w/bent corners and rubbed edges, former owners name inside cover. No tears, or marks. Very Good solid working copy. Thumb indexed ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" .

$13.88

Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers
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Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers

By Fielding, Mantle

Green Farms, Connecticut: Modern Books Crafts. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0913274038 . (1974) 455 pg. , revised from the original 1926 limited edition. HB w/bright blue cloth, square, tight, clean; DJ w/small chips & tears and a single long tear on front cover, new Mylar. Containing biographical data on thousands of American painters, engravers, sculptors and has long been considered the best reference book of it s type in the field. Retaining the original addresses for historical purposes the additional bibliography was edited by Genevieve C. Doran.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$16.50