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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

By John Clute and Peter Nicholls (Editors)

London: Orbit, 1999 Classic reference work of science fiction information, with over 4,300 entries. Gilt lettering to spine. Front of binding slightly slack and some marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some surface and edge wear, otherwise very good. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required.. New Edition. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.50

Dictionary of Quotations and Proverbs (Everyman Edition)
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Dictionary of Quotations and Proverbs (Everyman Edition)

By D C Browning (Compiler)

London: Chancellor Press, 1989 Comprehensive reference work containing over 10,000 entries. 745pp with large index. White lettering to spine. Tiny amount of rubbing to corners and mimimal marking to edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to top edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, will require extra postage for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Reprint. Pale Blue Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar
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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

By Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner

Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1998 Comprehensive dictionary with definitions of 1,000 grammatical terms. 447pp. Minimal surface marking and creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reissue with Corrections. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

The Reader's Companion to Twentieth-Century Writers
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The Reader's Companion to Twentieth-Century Writers

By Peter Parker (Editor), Frank Kermode (Consultant Editor)

London & Oxford: Fourth Estate Ltd & Helicon Publishing Ltd, 1995 Biographical and bibliographical reference work containing entries for over 1,000 English-language writers, arranged alphabetically. 825pp. Spine slightly faded, some creasing to spine and cover and first three pages coming loose from binding, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Robert A Dutch (Editor)

London: Longmans Green & Co Ltd, 1963 Reference work first published in 1852, compiled by Peter Mark Roget. This 1962 edition completely revised and modernized by Robert A Dutch. 1309pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing and bumping to spine, edges and corners and minimal marking and age-toning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas post.. Second Impression Thus. Turquoise Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature - Third Edition
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The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature - Third Edition

By George Sampson, R C Churchill (Revision)

Cambridge University Press, 1995 Comprehensive reference work and guide to the world's literature in the English language, with revision to the first 13 chapters and 3 new chapters. 976pp with index. Some creasing to spine and corners and minimal marking to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Reprint of 3rd Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Cambrige Guide to Literature in English
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The Cambrige Guide to Literature in English

By Ian Ousby (Editor)

Cambridge University Press, 1992 Updated edition. foreword by Margaret Attwood. 1109pp illustrated with over 300 photographs, drawings and paintings of writers, book illustrations and scenes from plays and novels. Some creasing to cover, fading to spine and small stain to the lower fore-edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Revised Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tal.

$9.64

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Sixth Edition
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Sixth Edition

By Elizabeth Knowles (Editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004 Ultimate reference work, containing 20,000 quotations from ancient Egypt to the 21st century, with word index. 1140pp, gilt lettering to spine, blue page marker. Minimal marking to edges and some tiny creases, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 6th Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

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.

$9.64

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.

$12.86

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.

$9.64

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.

$12.86

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.

$19.29

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.

$12.86

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.

$9.64

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.

$7.72

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.

$12.86

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.

$8.36

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.

$9.64

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.

$16.07

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