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Elementary French Grammar
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Elementary French Grammar

By W. H. Fraser; J. Squair

Boston: D. C. Heath & Co., 1921. Cloth. Very good. A very good 1921 edition. Green cloth boards with some spotting or fading, especially to back cover. Map end papers. Previous owner's information in pencil on front pastedown. School stamp on first free endpaper. Card pocket and pencilled marginalia on rear pastedown and last free endpaper. Illustrated with b/w plates of French landmarks. Binding is sturdy and square. Ex-library with no other markings. 342 pp. including index and appendix. Duodecimo, 5 x 7 1/2 inches tall. All proceeds from this sale go to The Shalom Free Clinic, providing healthcare services to the uninsured and underinsured in Chico, California.

$25.00

Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged, Second edition.

By Noah Webster

Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company., 1968. Early Printing. Cloth. Fine/good. A fine example of Webster's second or the W2 in a good dust jacket. Appears barely used, with no markings or flaws to book. Brown cloth with gold title stamping and blue accents. Indo-European language tree end papers. Original good dust jacket for 1968 shows chipping and two 1.5 inch tears plus many small closed tears at top edge of jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Maps, illustrations. 2129 pp. plus appendices. One of the most collectible of modern dictionaries. Extra shipping charges billed at actual cost.

$65.00

The grammar-school arithmetic being book second of the analysis of written arithmetic designed for public and private schools containing mental, slate, and blackboard exercises.
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The grammar-school arithmetic being book second of the analysis of written arithmetic designed for public and private schools containing mental, slate, and blackboard exercises.

By S. [Stoddard] A. Felter

New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1868. Pictorial boards. Good. Good condition old school primer. Rubbed green paper pictorial boards with heavy edgewear to boards (paper is completely worn away on bottom right corner). Embossed black leather spine with title in gold. First free endpaper has been torn away. Binding is sound and sturdy. No Dust jacket as issued. 360 pp. Duodecimo, 5 x 7 1/2 inches tall.

$55.00