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Standard Systems, 1948. Circa 1948. Twelve Sheets, printed on fine glossy paper, with 3 hole punched edges, providing explicit instructions on how to properly use the Standard Systems Duplicator Machine for making copies. Single-sided sheets, with clear illustrations and directions on each sheet. Seven pages show lower corner edge nibble, 4 sheets show a stain. Housed… Read more
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Westerly, Rhode Island: Bostitch, 1946. Circa 1946. 4pp, staple bound, showing stain on front cover, with center crease, edge wear, with punch holes. Housed in a protective mylar sleeve.. Ephemera. Poor. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paper Collectables.
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It's In Your Hands. Secrets of the Human Hand [PALMISTRY]

by Jaquin, Noel

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Published
1941
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Good
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First American Edition
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New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1941. Association Copy, with the signature of Ruby Dusina, the Floridian Psychic, on the front free endpaper. 237pp, bound in blue cloth, complete will all illustrations as called for, binding and hinges tight. Covers show upper edge wear to the spine, interior/exterior foxing.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo -… Read more
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image of The Slang Dictionary; or, The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "Fast" Expressions of High and Low Society.  Many With Their Etymology, and a Few With Their History Traced

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London: John Camden Hotten, 1867. Third Edition of 1864, Fifteenth Thousand. xxi, [3], 305pp, [1], 5pp, [17], bound in gilt illustrated blue cloth, with binding and hinges tight, gray endpaper. Bound by W. Bone & Son, London. Lower corners bumped.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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L'Argot Du "Milieu" [Middle Slang]

by Lacassagne, Docteur Jean

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Published
1935
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Good ++ to Very Good
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Second Edition
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Paris: Albin Michel, 1935. Avec la collaboration de Pierre Devaux, Preface de Francis Carco. xx, 296pp, [2], bound in illustrated paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. ON SLANG OR JARGON USED BY THE LOWER CLASSES. Pages show a light edge damp mark. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good ++ to Very… Read more
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Lexicon Balatronicum. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence

by Grose, Captain [compiled by] Altered and Enlarged By a Member of the Whip Club

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Published
1811
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London: Printed for C. Chappel, 1811. Now Considerably Altered and Enlarged, With The Modern Changes and Improvements, By a Member of the Whip Club. viii, [223], bound in half cloth and green paper, with binding and hinges tight, deckled page edges, occasional light foxing. Bookplate of Neil Little, by I S inside the front cover. Lacking the… Read more
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Dictionnaire De La Langue Verte Argots Parsiens Compares [SLANG]

by Delvau, Alfred

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Published
1867
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Second Edition
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Paris: E Dentu, Editeur / Libraire De La Societe Des Gens De Lettres, 1867. xxxv, [1], 514pp, bound in half cloth and marbled paper, leather spine label intact [no chips], binding and hinges tight. Endpapers darkened, occasional light foxing. Covers show worn corners, small crack to front cover.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good ++ to Very Good. 12mo… Read more
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The Pleasures of Gaelic Literature

by Jordan, John [edited by]

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Published
1977
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Good
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First Edition
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9780853424925
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Dublin: Published in Collaboration With Radio Telefis Eireann By The Mercier Press, 1977. 120pp, in glossy stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight, illustrated. Text in Irish Gaelic and English. Foxing to covers and front free endpaper, in a protective mylar sleeve.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1823. Third Edition. xl, [245pp], [1 blank], [2pp Publishers Advertising] including the portrait frontispiece. Bound in 3/4 polished leather and marbled paper, gilt decorated spine, binding tight, front hinge cracked. Association Copy : Hand drawn armorial bookplate of Ambrose Lane, with ownership for Lt. Colonel Lane [John Hamilton Lane 1818-1901],… Read more
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A Collection of College Words and Customs

by Hall, B. H.

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Published
1856
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Good
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Cambridge: John Bartlett, 1856. Revised and Enlarged Edition. vi, 508pp, bound in brown blind stamped cloth, yellow endpapers, binding loose. Covers show edge/corner wear/tear, preliminary pages show edge damp marks, a couple of signatures sprung, previous ownership inside the front cover.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1910. vii, [3], 382pp, 32pp, bound in dark brown cloth with gilt illustrations on the front cover and spine. Includes the frontispiece, binding and hinges tight, NO LABELS, NOR INSCRIPTIONS.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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Specimens of Early English, Part II, From Robert of Gloucester to Gower, A.D. 1298 - A.D. 1393. Clarendon Press Series

by Morris, Rev. Richard / Skeat, Rev. Walter W.

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Published
1894
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Good
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1894. A New Edition, Revised For the Third Time With Introduction, Notes, and Glossarial Index. xl, 490pp, bound in maroon cloth, with binding and hinges tight. Foxing to preliminary pages, occasional pencil notation.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1887. Fifth Edition. 96pp, printed on fine glossy paper, bound in green cloth, yellow endpapers, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Covers show light edge wear, slight darkening to edge of front cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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Gnas Na Gaedilge - SCARCE [Irish Syntax}]

by O Cadlaigh, Cormac

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Published
1940
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Baile Ata Cliat, 1940. Scarce - none in OCLC. xxiv, 660pp, bound in half cloth and paper over boards, with binding and hinges tight. Covers show bumped corners, and small stain. NO INTERIOR MARKINGS TO PAGES.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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Larger English - Irish Dictionary (Focloir Bearla-Gaedhilge)

by Lane, T. O'Neill

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Published
1921
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Fair to Very Good
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Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, 1921. OVERSIZED. New Edition Thoroughly Revised and Greatly Enlarged. xiv, 1748pp, bound in green cloth, with binding and hinges tight. Covers in Fair Condition, showing portions of backstrip missing where a mouse chewed away. Interior of the book in Very Good Condition, with light foxing on the first few leaves.… Read more
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Learning Irish An Introductory Self-Tutor - Book and Tapes [SIGNED]

by O Siadhail, Micheal

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1988
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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988. Tapes ISBN: 0300043406. Book and 4 cassette tapes in their own case, which includes the vocabulary tape. BOOK INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR: "For Kevin / Michael o'Siadhail / November 19th 1997" on the title page. [4], 331pp, with the folding "Table of Sounds" in the back. Binding… Read more
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Focloir Gaeilge-Bearla [IRISH / ENGLISH DICTIONARY]

by O Donaill, Niall

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Published
1977
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New
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Oifig An tSolathair Baile Atha Cliath, 1977. OVERSIZED. Eagarthoir Comhairleach: Tomas De Bhaldraithe. xii, 1309pp, bound in blue cloth, gilt still bright, binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. The Dust Jacket is in a protective mylar cover, is NOT price-clipped, and shows a couple of small spots.. Hard Cover. New/Very Good ++. 8vo… Read more
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Dublin: Published for the Irish Texts Society By The Educational Company of Ireland, Ltd., 1979. OVERSIZED. xxx, 1344pp, [8], bound in green cloth, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. IRISH GAELIC.. Hard Cover. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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An Chead Mham. Athchlo Ar Scealta Gairide Geimhridh Fear Siuil Inne Agus Inniu - SCARCE [Irish Syntax]

by Mac Meanman, Sean Ban

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Baile Atha Cliath: Coisceim, 1990. Edited by Seamus O Cnaimhsi. Scarce, none in OCLC. [6], 323pp, bound in glossy, stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Very slight age darkeneing to page edges.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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Cniogaide Cnagaide Rainn Traidisiunta Do Phaisti [Traditional Irish Language Rhymes]

by Williams, Nicholas

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1988
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An Clochomhar Tta Baile Atha Cliath, 1988. 246pp, bound in original stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. With more than 470 verses in the Irish Language. [No English text].. Soft Cover. VERY GOOD ++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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