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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers.

By Charles John Smith.

New York, NY Henry Holt , 1894. Hardcover Fifth Edition (1894), with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions. . Good+ to Very Good-: Shows moderate use: considerable wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing to the panels; several former owner's names and address information at the front endpapers; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. A sturdy, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing some wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.65 x 5.25 x 1.65 inches). vi, 781 pages. Edited by Rev. H. Percy Smith. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11 ounces. Fifth Edition (1894), with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions. .

$63.70

10,000 Words Often Mispronounced.

By William Henry P. Phyfe.

New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. Hardcover Fourth Edition (1906); Revised and Enlarged. Fourth Edition (1906); Revised and Enlarged. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; slight darkening to the backstrip (the titles remain legible, but are less so due to the darkening); dustdulling and sparse foxing at the top edge; faint overall soiling; the former owner's not unattractive bookplate at the front pastedown endpaper and the same owner's name and date inscribed in lovely florid hand and dated at the front free endpaper. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. Would make a handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 16mo. (6.6 x 4.45 x 1.15 inches). 660 pages. Olive cloth over boards with black titles at the front panel and backstrip and red designs at the front panel. Language: English. Weight: 16.6 ounces. A revised and enlarged edition of "7000 Words Often Mispronounced," with a Supplement of 3000 additional words. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. A complete hand-book of difficulties in English pronunciation.

$24.50

The Book of Ages: Who Did What When?

By Desmond Morris.

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985), not directly stated, but implied by the absence of any subsequent printings cited. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing marks at the bottom edge of the text block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.65 x 7.55 x 0.55 inches). 200 pages. Language: English. Weight: 16.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1985), not directly stated, but implied by the absence of any subsequent printings cited. Trade Paperback.

$3.26

20,000 Biografias Breves.

By Eduardo Cárdenas.

Hanover, PA Libros de America, 1963. Hardcover Very Good+: shows very light shelving wear to the lower extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels; a small thumb-nail crack in the fabric near the head of the backstrip; the text pages have tanned considerably, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome lightly-used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only the mildest wear and a couple of minor flaws. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. the clear vinyl plastic DJ shows mild rubbing, scant loss to chipping at the head of the backstrip. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.65 x 1.65 inches). 895 pages. Red cloth over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and backstrip. Language: Spanish. Weight: 1 pound, 14.4 ounces. Hardback: clear vinyl plastic DJ. While this is not a terribly large book, due to its weight, it will require a higher shipping charge for priority domestic and international orders than for most books. Customers requesting priority shipment and international orders should expect shipping charges which will reflect the actual shipping charges to ship this book to your destination. We' won't gouge you; but will charge actual cost plus the usual few cents to cover packaging costs.

$49.00

Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language India Paper & Thumb Index(Second Edition Unabridged).

By William Allan Neilson, (Editor in Chief) with Thomas A. Knott, (General Editor) and Paul W. Carhart, (Managing Editor).

Springfield, MA G. & C. Merriam Company, Publishers, 1943. Hardcover Second Edition [1943], Revised & Enlarged. Good: Shows significant indications of use: Some outlines of cellophane tape at the front endpapers where newspaper articles or such must have been affixed (these have been removed); much creasing, buckling and edgewear to the endpapers, but all are present and at least functional. Moderate wear to the extremities, with the underlying board visible at the front corner tip and considerable rubbing and mottling to the panels and backstrip; a small red stain at the lower front panel; foxing to the outside edges. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows some flaws, but none of them is serious; remains a sturdy, presentable reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12.25 x 9.75 x 3 inches). 3210 pages. Numerous Full-Page color plate illustrations. Pronoucing Gazeteer, or Geographical Dictionary. Pronouncing Biographical Dictionary. Language: English. Weight: Tan toward Olive buckram over boards. Gilt titles at the backstrip and and gilt lettering within a circle on front panel. New Words Section Copyright 1939. Second Edition [1943], Revised & Enlarged. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$166.60

Tu Dien Toan Hoc Anh Viet (English-Vietnamese Mathematics Dictionary).

Paperback Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing. Binding square and secure; text clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.4 x 0.7 inches). 364 pages. Weight: 13.5 ounces. No publisher, place of publication or year of publication provided. Academic Press Paperback.

$49.00

Common Abbreviations in Clinical Medicine.

By Kai Haber .

New York, NY Raven Press, 1988. Paperback First Edition [1988]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition [1988]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.85 x 4.5 x 0.5 inches). 227 pages. Weight: 6.8 ounces. Paperback: Heavy Cardstock Wraps.

$9.41

The Meaning of Life.
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The Meaning of Life.

By Hugh S. Moorhead, (Editor).

Chicago, IL Chicago Review Press, 1988. Hardcover First Edition [1988]; First Printing, so stated. First Edition [1988]; First Printing, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a couple of faint smudges at lower hinge of the front panel; the pages have tanned a bit, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. The DJ shows moderate overall rubbing; a bit of very minor wear to the corner tips; the backstrip is ever-so-slightly sunned, though titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.3 x 5.3 x 1 inches). 232 pages. Weight: 12.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$49.00

Dictionary of Oriental Literatures (Three Volume Boxed Set).
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Dictionary of Oriental Literatures (Three Volume Boxed Set).

By Jaroslav Prusek and Zbigniew Slupski, (Editors).

New York, NY Basic Books, 1974. Hardcover First Edition [1974], so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Books show just a hint of wear at the heel of the backstripp the bindings are square and secure; the texts are clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. The DJs show the faintest wrinkling at the heel of the backstrips; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. The slipcase shows light wear to the outside edges and some rubbing (Very Good+). Overall Near Fine. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches). 630 pages. 4 pounds, 2.6 ounces. First Edition [1974], so stated. Hardbacks with DJs in Slipcase.

$39.20

Chats on Old Glass.
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Chats on Old Glass.

By Robert Alexander Robertson.

New York, NY Dover Publications, 1969. Paperback First Edition [1969]; Republication with Revisions and Expanded Material of the book first published in 1954. First Edition in this form[1969]. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing. Back Strip very lightly sunned, but the titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 167pp. Revised, with a New Chapter on American Glass by Kenneth M. Wilson, Curator, The Corning Museum of Glass. Republication with Revisions and Expanded Material of the book first published in 1954. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Twentieth Century Culture: A Biographical Companion.

By Alan Bullock and R.B. Woodings, with the Assistance of John Cumming.

New York, NY Harper & Row, 1983. Hardcover First Edition [1983]; First Printing indicated. First Edition [1983]; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows only a touch of wear: mild rubbing; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minimal wear and in a handsome DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 865pp. Hardback with DJ.

$4.51

The Navajo Atlas: Environments, Resources, Peoples, and History of the Dine Bikeyah.
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The Navajo Atlas: Environments, Resources, Peoples, and History of the Dine Bikeyah.

By James Marion Goodman.

Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press, 1982. Paperback First Edition USA [1982],Third Printing {1989]. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the mildest rubbing and the binding shows barely discernible lean, while remaining perfectl secure; the text is clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio. 109pp. Civilization of the American Indian Series, Volume 157. First Edition USA [1982],Third Printing {1989]. University Press Paperback.

$14.70

American Oxford Dictionary.

By F.G. Fowler and H.W. Fowler.

New York, NY Albert & Charles Boni, 1931. Hardcover Very Good: shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; very slight spine lean; faint soiling to the outside edges; former owner's name inscribed in ink at the front pastedown endpaper; the pages have tanned a bit with age. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Despite some minor flaws, remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Small 8vo. 1029pp. American Edition Revised by George van Santvoord. Boni Books Edition; Third Printing Thus [1932]. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$34.30

Bloomsbury Guide to English Literature.

By Marion Wynne Davies.

London, UK Bloomsbury , 1995. Hardcover First Edition, so stated. First Edition, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows two tiny smudges at the top edge of the text block and one at the bottom; there are the faintest indications of shelving along the bottom edge of the boards; the binding shows barely discernible lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ's price is unclipped and there is a tiny nick at the upper rear corner; else only the lightest wear to the upper extremities. Overall, a very handsome copy: close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large 8vo. 1102pp. Hardback with DJ. A guide to English literature in which thousands of detailed A-Z entries are combined with a series of essays. The book creates a research network, allowing the user to follow lines of interest, investigate topics, and place them within historical and social contexts. For this edition, the essays have been arranged chronologically, enabling quick reference and providing a sense of the historical progression of all forms of literature in the English language. The text is cross-referenced and bibliographical references have been checked and updated.

$8.23

Dictionary of Irish Writers, First Series: Fiction, Novelists, Playwrights, Poets, Short Story Writers in English.

By Brian Cleeve.

Cork, Ireland The Mercier Press, 1967. Hardcover First Edition, unstated. First Edition, unstated. Very Good+: shows only the most minute indications of use: barely discernible sunning to the backstrip (the gilt titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); the pages of the text have tanned rather heavily, due to aging; the boards have bowed slightly. Binding square and secure; text clean. Structurally sound and tightly bound; some minor flaws, but shows no discernible wear: close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 143pp. From AE to Yeats, a comprehensive dictionary of Irish Writers from the earliest times to the present generation. One of a Three Part Series. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$11.96

The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus: American Edition.
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The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus: American Edition .

New York, NY Oxford University Press, 1996. Hardcover Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: barely discernible rubbing to the lower extremities; a couple of small soil spots at the front free endpaper. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 1829pp. Heavy, dark blue cloth over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip. Hardback: Lacks DJ. As a publications editor, I use my dictionary many times a day. I have found this particular dictionary to be the best I've ever used (I wish I had owned this book when I was in grad school). The definitions are clear and crisp, and the synonyms are a nice additional check on meaning and connotation as well as welcome suggestions for alternate words. This book is a must for writers and editors; it truly is the "ultimate language reference." I bought a copy for the office and a copy for my home.

$16.27

The Master Crossword Puzzle Dictionary.

By Herbert M. Baus.

New York, NY Doubleday , 1981. Hardcover First Ed; later printing. Very Good in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ shows indications of careful use. Book shows light wear to the extremities; smudging at the bottom edge of the text block, to the lower fore-edge, and to the front free endpaper; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows mild rubbing; light wear to the extremities; price intact; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a structurally sound, tightly bound copy, showing plenty of use, but minor wear and with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 1693pp. First Ed; later printing. Hardback with DJ.

$117.60

The Book of LIterary Lists: A Collection of Annotated Lists of Fact, Statistic and Anecdote Concerning Books.

By Nicholas Parsons (Author, Compiler).

London, UK The Leisure Circle, 1985. Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use: a bit of crimping at the heel of the backstrip; else flawless; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; faint sunning at the backstrip and hinges; unclipped. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 234pp. Hardback with DJ. Authors of Secret Erotica; Record Breaking Advances; Remarkable Deaths of Authors; Publisher's Memorable Moments; Implausible Book Titles; Hoaxes; Masterpieces Written in Prison; Publicity Coups; Bizarre Bibles; Lost Manuscripts; Forgeries; Misguided Rejections; Celebrities' Favorite Books; Law Suits; Critical Gaffe's; Banned Books; 50 Classics, so called, we could do without; Bestsellers; 'True' Authors of Shakespeare; Glossary of Curious Terms and much, much more!

$6.47

Dictionary of Foreign Words, Compiled from English Sources and Containing Foreign Words, Phrases, Mottos, Proverbs, Place Names, Titles, Allusions and Abbreviations.

By Maxim Newmark.

New York, NY The Philosophical Library: Wisdom Library, 1957. Paperback First Ed thus; unstated. First Ed thus; unstated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; faint soiling; two pages slightly rubbled at the outside edge; a couple of creases at backstrip, and another at the lower rear corner; binding square, but very slightly concave and secure; text clean. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 245pp. Mass Market Paperback.

$6.47

The Medical Dictionary for Bad Spellers.
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The Medical Dictionary for Bad Spellers.

By Joseph Krevisky and Jordan L. Linfield.

New York, NY John Wiley & Sons: Innovation Press, 1995. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 244pp. Trade Paperback. This book saved me. I have not found one word I needed that was not in this book. It is small and handy and I can't live without it now.

$16.27

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