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Ultimate Pocket Book of the World Atlas and Factfile
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Ultimate Pocket Book of the World Atlas and Factfile

By Anon.

Dorling Kindersley, 1998. Handy little back to back reference book, with atlas (192pp) at one end and factfile (240pp) at the other. Illustrated with colour maps and flags. Some creasing to cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover with French Folds. Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" Tall.

$5.91

The Oxford Thesaurus - an A-Z Dictionary of Synonyms
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The Oxford Thesaurus - an A-Z Dictionary of Synonyms

By Laurence Urdang

London: BCA, 1994. Reprint of the comprehensive thesaurus of current English published by Oxford University Press. Contains 275,000 synonyms, example sentences for every entry and an index. 1042pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bend to bottom board, some marking to edges and a few tiny turned corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and fingermarkiong, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 7th Reprint. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.88

The New Collins Thesaurus - A Creative Wordfinder in Dictionary Form
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The New Collins Thesaurus - A Creative Wordfinder in Dictionary Form

By William T McLeod (Managing Editor)

London: Guild Publishing, 1985. Clear and straightforward wordfinder with over 275,000 alternatives for 16,000 main entry words. 759pp. Gilt lettering to spine, Some bum;ping to head of spine, boards slightly bowed and minor marking to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ edgeworn and creased, with several small closed tears, otherwise good.. First Thus. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$5.91

Pears Cyclopaedia
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Pears Cyclopaedia

By Leslie W E Sherwood (Gen.Ed.)

Isleworth: A & F Pears Ltd Undated but dictionary of events ends at 1947. Twenty-two reference works including gazetteer of the world, atlas, directoy of prominent people, ready reckoner from 1/16th of a penny to a guinea. 960pp. Flags of the Empire and Flags of Foreign Countries in colour to front endpapers and Pears advertisement to rear. Corners bumped, ink marks to cover and top edges, some creasing, else good.. 57th Edition. Red cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.88

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable - Millennium Edition
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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable - Millennium Edition

By Adrian Room (Ed)

London: Cassell & Co, 2000. Millennium Edition; entire text revised and updated, including over 1,000 new articles. Introduction by Terry Pratchett. 1298pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor spotting to top edges, otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal surface marking, otherwise near fine, HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Reprint of Expanded and Fully Revised Ed. Green Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.82

The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia - Second Edition
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The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia - Second Edition

By David Crystal (Editor)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Unrivalled sequence of A-Z entries with 1,000 pages of cross-referenced biographical details and information on over 26,000 people. 1025pp plus ready reference section to rear. Slight bumping to lower corners, marking to edges and rippling to rear pages due to apparent minor damp damage, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK. Additional postage will be requested.. Reprint of 2nd Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.88

The Oxford English Reference Dictionary
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The Oxford English Reference Dictionary

By Judy Pearsall and Bill Trumble

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Major reference work with 192,000 dictionary definitions, 246,000 encyclopedic facts, 16 page colour world atlas and 100 page illustrated factfinder. Some damp damage to rear section, causing rippling pages and slight staining, otherwise good clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor staining to top corner, otherwise very good. VERY HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required.. Second Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

By Elizabeth Knowles (Editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Comprehensive collection of 20,000 authenticated quotations. 1136pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Evidence of some damp damage to rear of volume, leaving stain to rear pastedown and lower edges and slightly rippled pages, also to inside of rear panel of wrapper, otherwise very good copy and DJ. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. Fifth Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.73

Illustrated Dictionary of Essential Knowledge
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Illustrated Dictionary of Essential Knowledge

By Reader's Digest, Dr John Feltwell (Principal Consultant & Author)

London: The Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 1995. Popular reference work arranged in 23 sections covering subjects in all areas of contemporary culture. 606pp with index. List of categories to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to lower edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. First Edition. Silver Cloth Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.88

The Guinness Book of Records 1958
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The Guinness Book of Records 1958

By Guinness

Guinness Superlatives Ltd, 1958. Third edition of the popular reference work. 277pp plus index, illustrated with 118 black and white photographs Gilt design and lettering to front board and lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners, fading to spine and edges of boards and some marking to pasge edges. otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Third Edition, First Impression. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.12

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Quotations
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Bloomsbury Dictionary of Quotations

London: Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, 1992. Revised edition of the comprehensive reference work with over 10,500 quotations, arranged alphabetically by name, with an index which enables the most vaguely remembered quotation to be traced. 586pp. Minor marking to page edges and signature to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy in vg unclipped DJ. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Reprint of 2nd Edition. Grey Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

History in Quotations
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History in Quotations

By M J Cohen and John Major

London: Cassell, 2004. Reference work which tells the story of 5000 years of recored history through 9000 chronologically arranged quotations. 1008pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor marking to page edges and left hinge pulling, otherwise very good uninscribed copy. DJ unclipped, with some edgewear and crease to rear flyleaf, otherwise very good. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

Isms and Ologies - 453 Difficult Doctrines You've Always Pretended to Understand
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Isms and Ologies - 453 Difficult Doctrines You've Always Pretended to Understand

By Arthur Goldwag

Quercus, 2008. Entertaining guide to the most important ideas in human history. 388pp with index. Minor creasing to cover and one or two top corners, otherwise very good/near fine unread copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus, First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

By Sir Paul Harvey (Editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983. Fourth Edition, revised by Dorothy Eagle, containing new articles, mainly for 20th century authors and others who have become regarded as major writers. 961pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor marking to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ a little faded to spine, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Reprint of 4th Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.70

The Concise Oxford Dictionary
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary

By Della Thompson (Editor)

BCA, 1997. Reprint of dictionary first edited by HW & FG Fowler, with new words, guidance on usage, grammar, etc. 1632pp plus appendices. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is unclipped, with some edgewear, otherwise vg. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Ninth Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia
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The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia

By David Crystal (Editor)

Cambridge University Press, 1998. Unrivalled sequence of A-Z entries with 1,000 pages of cross-referenced biographical details and information on over 26,000 people. 1025pp plus ready reference section to rear. Slight creasing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK. Additional postage may be requested.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

Brewer's Famous Quotations
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Brewer's Famous Quotations

By Nigel Rees

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006. Expanded edition of this guide to over 5,000 quotations, uniquely annotated with the stories behind the quotations and full information about dates and sources. 568pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Lovely copy with no marks or inscriptions in fine unclipped DJ with negligible shelfwear. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 2nd Impression. Green Cloth Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases, Volumes I, II & III
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The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases, Volumes I, II & III

By John Simpson, T F Hoad (Eds)

London: BCA, 1992. Three attractive volumes bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and red faux leather spines with gilt design and titles. Vol I: Quotations, Vol II: Proverbs, Vol III: Word Origins. Faint stain to front board of Vol II, otherwise very good clean set with no inscriptions. No slipcase. HEAVY SET, additional postage will be required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Reprint. Quarter Bound Red Leatherette. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.30

The Dictionary Series - Four Volumes in Slipcase
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The Dictionary Series - Four Volumes in Slipcase

By Linda and Roger Flavell

Kyle Cathie Ltd, 2006. Slipcase containing four books: Dictionary of Idioms; Dictionary of Proverbs; Dictionary of Word Origins; Dictionary of English Down the Ages. Brand new, still in shrinkwrap, pricemarked £29.99. HEAVY SET, additional postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Soft Cover. New/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.85

The Penguin Encyclopedia
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The Penguin Encyclopedia

By David Crystal (Editor)

London: Penguin Books Ltd, 2006. Comprehensive modern reference work containing over 28,000 entries with easy to use layout. 1488pp illustrated with hundred of maps and diagrams. Illustrated boards with orange spine. Creasing to edges of two pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. VERY HEAVY BOOK over 2kg. Additional postage will be requested.. Revised Third Edition, First Printing. Quarter Bound Orange Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

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