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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
1 The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Oxford Oxford University Press 1980 3rd Edition (Book Club) Softcover Very Good 
Light edge and corner wear; some mild creasing on spine. Book is square and securely bound . ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 907 pages; The only rival to Bartletts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Let's Bring Back : An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By, Blume, Lesley M. M.
2 Blume, Lesley M. M. Let's Bring Back : An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By
San Francisco Chronicle Books 2010 Third Printing Hardcover Fine 
Book appears new and unread. While book was issued without a jacket, there is an illustrated strip around the back cover that is in F condition also. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages; Great compendium of old items, ideas, customs and more. Arranged as a dictionary. 
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The Harper Dictionary of Modern Thought, Bullock, Alan and Oliver Stallybrass (eds.)
3 Bullock, Alan and Oliver Stallybrass (eds.) The Harper Dictionary of Modern Thought
New York Harper and Row 1977 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Red cloth with gilt titles on spine. Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has minor edge and corner wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 684 pages 
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A Bibliography of the First Editions in Book Form of the Writings of James Russell Lowell, Chamberlain, Jacob Chester with Luther S. Livingston
4 Chamberlain, Jacob Chester with Luther S. Livingston A Bibliography of the First Editions in Book Form of the Writings of James Russell Lowell
New York Burt Franklin 1968 Facsimile Reprint Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Book has only light wear and aging except for a one half inch area of damage at base of spine (see scan. ) Also, a slight musty odor from storage. Square and securely bound. ; The Chamberlain Bibliographies; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages; Facsimile reprint of 1914 first edition. 
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language, Crystal, David
5 Crystal, David The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 Later Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 489 pages; Comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of language. Many illustrations and charts. Large book will require extra shipping charge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Whatchamacallit : Those Everyday Objects You Just Can't Name and Things You Think You Know about but Don't, Danziger, Danny and Mark McCrum
6 Danziger, Danny and Mark McCrum The Whatchamacallit : Those Everyday Objects You Just Can't Name and Things You Think You Know about but Don't
New York Hyperion 2000 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book is new and unread. Jacket is also new. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 200 pages 
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Venus Bound The Erotic Voyage of the Olympia Press and its Writers, De St Jorre, John
7 De St Jorre, John Venus Bound The Erotic Voyage of the Olympia Press and its Writers
New York Random House 1994 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket have only light shelf wear. Date "1996" written in ink on ffep. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 358 pages; Good history of Girodias and his press in Paris. 
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Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac, Eastman, Edson C.
8 Eastman, Edson C. Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac
Concord Edson C. Eastman 1877 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Stapled, gray wraps with black titles and illustration. Some edge , corner and surface wear with small chips and tears. Still supple, square and securely bound . Small hole in upper left corner for string so book could be hung on a wall. ; No. 81; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Complete Hebrew-English Pocket Dictionary to the Old Testament, Feyerabend, Prof. Karl, Ph. D.
9 Feyerabend, Prof. Karl, Ph. D. A Complete Hebrew-English Pocket Dictionary to the Old Testament
New York The International News Company 1912 Third Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Gray covers with green titles. Edge, corner and surface wear with small slit on back spine edge. Former owner's name in ink on half-title. Book is square and binding is secure. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 392 +appendix pages; Half-title reads Fonolexica Langenscheidt. No date, possibly ca. 1912 
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A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, Funk, Isaac K. (Ed. )
10 Funk, Isaac K. (Ed. ) A Standard Dictionary of the English Language
New York Funk & Wagnalls Company 1900 Subscription Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Deep brown leather with gilt border and letters of alphabet, embossed decoration, and gilt lettering on spine with slightly rolled bands. Some wear and scuffing along edges and on corners, including light damage at top of spine and small chunk missing at right bottom front of spine. Overall the book is square and securely bound and quite attractive. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1253 pages; Volume II only of the 1900 Subscription Edition of Funk and Wagnalls' largest dictionary. If you can find the other volume, the set is quite valuable. I am able to price this single volume at what amounts to a considerable discount. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Hawk's Author's Pseudonyms for Book Collectors : A Collector's Reference of Modern Author's Pseudonyms, Hawk, Pat
11 Hawk, Pat Hawk's Author's Pseudonyms for Book Collectors : A Collector's Reference of Modern Author's Pseudonyms
Southlake Pat Hawk 1992 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Book has only very light shelf wear. Itis about fine. Book is arranged in two parts. First there is an alphabetical list of authors followed by their pseudonyms. Second, the pseudonyms are listed alphabetically followed by the author's real name. Quite useful reference. Large volume will require extra postage. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 290, 290 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The English Encylopaedia :A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Knight, Charles
12 Knight, Charles The English Encylopaedia :A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
London Bradbury and Evans 1861 Hardcover Very Good- 
Quarterbound brown leather with black, pebbled cloth. Titles in gilt on spine panels with part of the major title panel torn away, Some edge, corner and surface wear but square and securely bound. ; Arts and Sciences, TA -- ZY; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1070 pages; Valuable mainly if needed to complete a set. This is a solid copy . 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Collector's Bookshelf and The Collector's Bookshelf Value Guide, LeFontaine, Joseph Raymond
13 LeFontaine, Joseph Raymond The Collector's Bookshelf and The Collector's Bookshelf Value Guide
New York Prometheus Books 1990 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The main reference work here is the Collector's Bookshelf. It lists author's, their pseudonyms and the books they published, in order of publication. The main volume is accompanaied by the Value guide which list the price of listed books in 1990. Great reference source. Both volumes are about fine with only minor shelf wear. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 329,113 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Antique Maps, Moreland, Carl and David Bannister
14 Moreland, Carl and David Bannister Antique Maps
London Phaidon Press Limited 1994 0714829544 / 9780714829548 Third Edition Stated; Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Pictorial wraps with black titles on spine. Some light edge and corner wear along with light aging on foredges. Spine is neither creased nor cracked; book is square and securely bound. Excellent history of maps; exceptional reference volume. ; B&W and Color Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Phonographic and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Pitman, Isaac
15 Pitman, Isaac A Phonographic and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language
London Isaac Pitman & -+ Sons 1894 Sixth Edition Hardcover 
Brown and black covers with gilt titles on spine. Some edge and corner wear along with some aging. Front endpaper is missing, though it is possible that the book did not have one. Overall, this is a G+ to VG- copy. This book is a shorthand dictionary of the system Isaac Pitman developed. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 299 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Farmers' Almanac, Plum, Matthias
16 Plum, Matthias Farmers' Almanac
Newark Matthias Plum 1894 First Edition Softcover Good 
Stapled tan wraps with black titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear with some tears and chips on the front and back wraps. Quarter-sized piece torn away at the spine corner of the back. Still square and securely bound though there are some smalll holes along spine edge. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; String through hole top left indicates this almanac was in use in a store. It was spo nsored by John A. Robinson a wholesale druggist in Troy, New York. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette : Cherished Traditions and Contemporary Ideas for a Joyous Celebration, Post, Peggy
17 Post, Peggy Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette : Cherished Traditions and Contemporary Ideas for a Joyous Celebration
New York Harper Collins 2001 0060198834 / 9780060198831 Fourth Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket appear As New except for a light black line (looks almost like light crayon mark) about four inches long on back. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Globe Encyclopaedia of Universal Information, Ross, John M. (ed.)
18 Ross, John M. (ed.) The Globe Encyclopaedia of Universal Information
Edinburgh Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works 1879 Hardcover Fair 
Quarterbound black leather with gilt title and decoration on spine. The front cover has been glued back on and is both stiff and suspect. The ffep is missing. All other pages are present. I am selling this primarily for the excellent, color, foldout maps that are included. ; She - Zym; Color Foldout Maps plus B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 600 pages; Maps include the United States, which for example is an early enough rendering that Birmingham Alabama is not present, the Dakota's are a single territory and so on. There are also maps of maj or nations who fall between the letter "S" and "Z." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Little Know-How Book, Scher, Bob
19 Scher, Bob The Little Know-How Book
New York Harmony Books 1993 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket may have very light shelf wear. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 214 pages; Advice on how to accomplish tasks that everyone is likely to encounter: from changing a tire to tying shoes. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, Sherrin, Ned (ed.)
20 Sherrin, Ned (ed.) The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
Oxford Oxford University Press 1995 Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book appears to be unused. Jacket has only a bit of very minor shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 543 pages; This is the Second, Revised and Corrected, Printing. 
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