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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

by James Boswell, Esq.

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Published
1792
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Very Good
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$300.00

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Quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled edges. Previous owner's name to front fly and paste-downs as well as armorial bookplates. Contains two fold out pages. 536 pp. (first volume), 605 pp. with one fold out page (second volume), 573 pp. and one fold out page (third volume). loss to spine head of vol I.; corners bumped. 5 1/2 x… Read more
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Index to Characters in Williams' Dictionary

by S. Wells Williams

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Published
1874
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Very Good
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Only the index, being a part of Williams' "A Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language," and as such pagination starts at 1151 to 1250. This includes List of the Radicals and Characters in this Dictionary arranged by their Radicals. Half dark blue morocco with gilt rule over marbled boards; 2 raised bands, gilt particulars, and previous owner's name to spine.… Read more
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Marbled paper boards over brown leather spine with gilt rule and particulars. General wear to boards (See image), and liquid stains to exterior edge of beginning pages, not effecting text. No previous owners' names or other markings. xv, 178 pp. 5 x 8 1/4 inches.
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Ekphrasis, The Illusion of the Natural Sign

by Murray Krieger

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Published
1992
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As New
Edition
First Edition
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$110.00

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Dark grey cloth boards with silver particulars to spine; purple dust jacket. Subjects include: Picture and Word, Space and Time: The Exhilaration -- and Exasperation-- of Ekphrasis as a subject; Representation as Enargeia I and II; Language as Aesthetic Material; and a Post-Modern Retrospect as well as others. Sunning to spine of dust jacket (See image). Name of previous UCLA… Read more
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Professionally rebound in gray paper with black morocco label to spine. All edges marbled. Book plate of famous proverbs collector Lt. Col. V.S.M. de Guinzbourg to front paste-down. Both Gaelic and English text; side-by-side though Franklin's Way to Wealth only in Gaelic. Occasional small marginal notations in ink throughout not affecting text. x, [1], 1-71 [i.e. 142 pp., 1], 73-83,… Read more
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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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Half red morocco over marbled boards; four raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. French text. Occasional foxing throughout. [II], 138 pp. 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
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[xxiv], 496, [8] pages. 80 x 137 mm. Full grained ruled black morocco with William Stirling's mark to boards. Stirling's bookplate & that of famed proverb collector de Guinzbourg to front endpapers. Keir's "Proverbs" plate to rear pastedown. Aeg. Colophon reads: Tot Middelburgh, Gedruckt by Hans van der Hellen, Boeck-drucker op de groote Marct 9 anno… Read more
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Grammatik der Prakrit-Sprachen.

by R. Pischel

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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$100.00

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Black cloth. Gilt partial title to spine. Some foxing along top edge. Decorative endpapers. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. A very nice, very clean copy without further markings. ; Grundriss der Indo-Arischen Philologie und Altertumskunde. I. Band, 8. Heft.;… Read more
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Black pebbled cloth with gilt particulars to front cover. Some foxing along top edge. ; 4to; xxxix, 561, 99 pages.
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Comparative Grammar of the Prakrit Languages

by R. Pischel & Translated by Subhadra Jha

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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Very Good. 1957. Full black pebbled cloth. Gilt particulars to spine. Some wear to rear hinge. Spine shaken. Foxing to top edge. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. An otherwise neat and serviceable copy without further markings.; Large 8vo; 437 pages;… Read more
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Halle (Saale): Verlag Der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses. Very Good. 1877 & 1880. Dark blue cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Foxing along top edge. Bookplate of American Orientalist Louis Herbert Gray to front pastedown; his name inked neatly to blank from fly. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature… Read more
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$65.00
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Quarter black cloth over paper boards with particulars printed to front cover. Small moisture mark to bottom right corner of front cover, not affecting text. Bookseller's stamp and bookplate of noted proverb collector Lt. Colonel V. S. M. de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. A nice clean copy. ; 8vo; [vi], 168 pages; All shipments through… Read more
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Dictionary of Pali Proper Names (Volume I: A-Dh & Volume II: N-H)

by G. P. Malalasekera

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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$175.00

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London: Luzac & Company Ltd. for the Pali Text Society. Very Good. 1960. Green cloth with gilt particulars to spines. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front free fly paper. Very nice, serviceable copies. Please expect extra… Read more
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Sanskrit in India

by J. Gonda

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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$150.00

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Nagpur: International Academy of Indian Culture. Very Good. 1952. Dark green cloth. Foxing to fore edge and endpapers. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front fly paper. With folding linguistic map of Indonesia. A nice clean … Read more
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Amsterdam: Johannes Muller. Very Good. 1898-99. Black cloth with gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front free fly paper. Some repairs, tears and losses to edges of acidic paper from title page… Read more
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$50.00
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Oxford: The Clarendon Press. Very Good. 1877. Fourth Edition. Black pebbled cloth with gilt partial title and author to spine. Decorative endpapers. Foxing to top edge. Very light infrequent foxing throughout. Personal copy of University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Sanskrit Professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly inscribed to the half title. Second previous owner's… Read more
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$55.00
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Altiranisches Worterbuch

by Christian Bartholomae

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Published
1904
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Very Good
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$240.00

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Strassburg: Verlag von Karl J. Trubner. Very Good. 1904. Olive green cloth with gilt title and author to spine. Front hinge beginning near head of spine, rear hinge beginning at tail of spine. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly … Read more
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Japanischer Volksmund.

by K. Naruse translated by Rose Takahashi

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
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$460.00

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Kobe: Kobe & Osaka Press. Very Good. 1942. One of only 500 copies. String-bound Japanese hand-made paper. Title in German and Japanese printed in black to labels affixed to front cover. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. A very nice, clean copy of this scarce title, of which OCLC lists only five copies. ; 8vo… Read more
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Die Sprichworter und Bildlichen Ausdrucke der Japanischen Sprache

by P. Ehmann

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$85.00

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Dark blue cloth with particulars to spine. Bookplates of Dr. Sigfrid Berliner and noted proverb collector V.S.M Colonel de Guinzbourg to front pastedown and recto of front fly. "hansische Universitat Seminar fur Spache und kultur Japans - Hamburg" stamped to title page, not affecting text. An otherwise very nice copy without further markings. ; Large… Read more
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