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    The Penguin Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Quotations by Cohen, J. M. and M. J

    Published by Penguin Books Ltd., 27 Wrights Lane, London Revised and Expanded Edition 1993. London 1993., 1993. Hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, cream title and author lettering to the spine. Thick 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. ISBN 0670821659. Contains [viii] 628 printed pages of text. Small mark to the fore edge, without any ownership markings. Near Fine condition book, in Fine condition price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    British Samplers by Jones,Mary Eirwen

    British Samplers by Mary Eirwen Jones, Batsford, 1988, reprint, 42 colour and black and white illustrations, 100 pages, paperback, delightfully nostalgic study of sampler making and its origins, including descriptions of colour schemes, stitches, inscriptions and details of design and ornament. Book appeals to both to embroiderers and to collectors of antique needlework.


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    A Grammar of The English Sentence (A Course for Schools) by Harries, H. R

    Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Ltd., 37 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1929. London 1929., 1929. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original air force blue cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [x] 132 printed pages of text. Spine ends and corners turned in with rubs, tan age marks to the end papers, ink marking to the front paste down and in near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    EVOLUTION OF EXPRESSION. (Vols 1,2,3 of Four Published. by Various

    Boston: Emerson College of Oratory. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1904. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Brown cloth .


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    Mother Tongue; The English Language by Bryson, Bill

    Published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 27 Wrights Lane, London First UK Edition 1990. London 1990., 1990. First UK edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 269 printed pages of text. Lower spine end scuffed, ink message dated 1991 to the front paste down. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with wear to the spine ends and corners, sun fading to the red lettering of the spine only, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0241130484


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    READING OBJECTIVES: A GUIDE BOOK IN THE TEACHING OF READING by Anderson, Charles J. and Davidson, Isobel

    Laurel Book Company, 1925.. Good. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; . 1000 12mo. Presumed 1st. Binding is Hardcover. .


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    How to Write for Children by Hough, Marion

    Writers News Thomas & Lochar P.O. Box 4, Nairn, Scotland First edition 1994. 1994., 1994. First edition hard back bound in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 8¾" x 5¾" 188, 4 [pages.]. ISBN 0946537992. Fine in Fine dust wrapper, not price clipped. As new. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    THE PEIRCE SPELLERS by Peirce, Walter Merton

    Boston: Ginn & Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1912. Hardcover. Text Book; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo .


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    The English Language in West Africa [English Language Series] by Spencer, John [Edited by]

    Published by Longman Group Limited, London First Edition 1971. London 1971., 1971. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original pale olive paper covered boards, gilt and powder blue title block and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 190 printed pages of text. Light foxing to the closed page edges. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0582522153


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    FAULTY DICTION, A BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES DETERMINING CORRECTNESS IN ENGLISH SPEECH AND WRITING, WITH THEIR APPLICATION TO SOME OF THE MOOTED QUESTIONS REGARDING USAGE by May not be noted

    Funk & Wagnall. Fine with no dust jacket. 1915. Presumed 1st. Paperback. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 24mo .


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    Guided Composition for Students of English by Fleming, Gerald [Illustrations by Fougasse [Cyril Kenneth Bird 1887-1965] Second Edition by H. J. S. Taylor

    Published by University of London Press Ltd., Warwick Lane, London Second Edition 1975. 1975., 1975. Second edition in publisher's original illustrated red card wrap covers [softback]. Landscape 6½'' x 8½''. Contains 32 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Rubs to the spine and edges, a small brown stain to some of the fore edges and in near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    STANDARD ENGLISH GRAMMAR by Fewsmith, William

    Philadelphia: Sower Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1905. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Penciled notes on fep. Soiled cover. .


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    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Fowler, H. W.; Gowers, Ernest

    The book pictured (4) is the copy being sold; unmarked copy; paper shows mild tanning; price clipped on DJ, but original price sticker remains on the cover; 725 pages


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    COMPOSITION, RHETORIC, LITERATURE. A FOUR YEARS' COURSE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS by Shackford, Martha Hale & Margaret Judson

    Benj. H. Sanborn & Co. ,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1915. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Board of Education label clumsily scraped off inside of front cover. Name penciled on external edge of textblock -- else clean. Published 1915 copyright 1908 .


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    The Warden of English: The Life of H. W. Fowler Author of Fowler's Modern English Usage by McMorris, Jenny [Foreword by Simon Winchester] H. W. Fowler

    Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford First Edition 2001. 2001., 2001. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 9½'' x 6¼'' xx, 242 pages. ISBN 0198662548. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    DOCTOR SYNTAX IN PARIS OR A TOUR IN SEARCH OF THE "GROTESQUE". A HUMOROUS & SATIRICAL POEM. [G] by Combe, William

    London: W. Wright. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. Satire; HUMOR; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; DOCTOR SYNTAX IN PARIS OR A TOUR IN SEARCH OF THE "GROTESQUE". A HUMOROUS & SATIRICAL POEM. Late 19th-Century tan calf & cloth, gilt, spine richly gilt- probaly orignal spine laid down. Joints & edges often rubbed. With color pictorial title + 17 color plates; light to moderate offsetting, scattered light foxing but heavier on the end matter. Graphic of title page and frontis available. .


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    A Treasury of English Aphorisms by Smith, Logan Pearsall

    Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 10-12 Orange Street, London First Edition 1947. London 1947., 1947. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, oxidised gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [viii] 262 printed pages of text. Spine sun faded and the ends are rolled-in, without any ownership markings and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    THE TOUR[S] OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF [1] THE PICTURESQUE; [2] CONSOLATION; [3] A WIFE [CT IN 3 VOLS] [G] by Combe, William

    London: Nattali & Bond. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1860. Hardcover. Art; HUMOR; Color Illustrations; tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 271; 276, 279 pages; The Tour[s] of Doctor Syntax in Search of [1] The Picturesque; [2] Consolation; [3] a Wife. [ca. 1860]. 3 vols. Contemp. 1/2 green calf leather & marbled bds. & edges, spines richly gilt, morocco spine labels; scuffed, joints, spine ends & corners rubbed. With 80 color plates (incl. 2 color pictorial titles). Internally clean. Interwoven initials on engraved illustrated book plate by W F Hopton, NH, contemporary. Couple adt'l graphics of plates available. .


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    The Nature of English by Holland, T. W. H

    Published by Blackie & Son Ltd., 16/18 William IV Street, Charing Cross, London First Edition 1967. London 1967., 1967. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original ink blue paper covered boards, silver title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 171 printed pages of text. Minimal wear to the spine ends, light ghosting to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine ends, corners and fore edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    The English Language by WEEKLEY, Ernest

    New York: British Book Centre, 1952. Hardcover. Near Fine. New edition, revised. 138pp. Age-toning to the endpapers, near fine, without dustwrapper. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn. Signed by Bernarda Shahn in pencil on the front free endpaper.


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    Revision; An Author's Guide by Legat, Michael

    Published by Robert Hale Ltd., 18 Bedford Square, London 1998. London 1998., 1998. Publisher's original laminated card wrap covers. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 159 pages. ISBN 0709060793. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published, unused new book. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Read All About It!: Book 3 by Hopper, Neville

    South Melbourne, VIC: Macmillan, 1996. Soft cover, first edition, 102 pgs. Offers a fresh approach to reading comprehension, for years 2/3. Photocopy masters. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other preloved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than one item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    How to Talk Correctly; A Pocket Manual to Promote Polite and Accurate Conversation by Duncan, Professor

    Published by William Nicholson and Sons, London circa 1890. London circa 1890., 1890. Hard back binding in publisher's original slate blue cloth covers, black title lettering to the spine, gilt title lettering to the upper panel. 8vo. 6'' x 4''. Contains 125 [v] printed pages of text. A little brown ghosting to the end papers and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Rhyming Words: Basic Skills for Early Learning by Gertel Rutman, Shereen

    Reed For Kids, 1991. Soft cover, reprint, 32 pgs, includes stickers. Helps build essential skills through a variety of activities for preschoolers. Photocopy masters. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other preloved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than one item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying, and Quotation by Knowles, Elizabeth [Edited by]

    Published by Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford First Edition Reprinted with Corrections 1998. Oxford 1998., 1998. Hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 694 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition colour art work dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0198662297


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