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Words, Facts and Phrases - A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, and Out-of-the-Way Matters

by Edwards, Eliezer

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Published
1911
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London: Chatto and Windus, 1911. Gold title on red boards which have light wear to spine head, tail and corner tips. Some minor marks. Internally there is a contemporary name and date to front endpaper, age toning to endpapers, sporadic light foxing to some pages else generally very clean, tight and unmarked. viii + 631 pages + 32 page catalogue.… Read more
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Lempriere's Classical Dictionary

by Lempriere, A.

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Published
1984
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Fine
ISBN
9780946495122
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London: Bracken, 1984. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xv + 736 pages. A facsimile of the 1865 edition. For over 200 years the dictionary has been a handbook for teachers, journalists and an inspiration for dramatists and poets, especially the romantic poets such as Keats, who is said to have… Read more
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Egyptian Language - Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics with Sign List

by Budge, Sir E.A. Wallis

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780710011299
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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973. A near Fine unmarked copy with Very Good+ dustjacket which is not price clipped.viii + 246 pages. Twelfth impression. Wallis Budge's now standard work on Egyptian Hieroglyphics B2D. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language

by Harris, W.T. And Allen, F. Sturges (editors)

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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London: G. Bell and Sons, 1932. COMPLETE 2 VOLUME SET. 11th Edition with Enlarged Section of New Words. Gilt titles on Original green cloth heavy boards which are clean and generally unmarked with light wear to spine head and tail and corner tips. A very Good set indeed of this classic work. Each volume containing… Read more
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The Pink Plaque Guide to London

by Elliman, Michael and Roll. Frederick

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780854490264
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London: GMP, 1986. A Very Good+ unmarked copy which has a crease to rear lower corner else Fine. 224 pages. Over 60 Illustrations. Lovers of London have always wanted to know where the famous and infamous have lived. Blue plaques adorn the facade of many a building, commemorating noteworthy occupants. Why not pink plaques for gay and lesbian… Read more
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A Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese - Revised Edition

by Sakade, Florence (general editor)

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Published
1977
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Very Good
ISBN
9780804802260
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Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, 1977. Card covers are unmarked with a touch of wear to lower front. Internally there is a little light foxing to fore edge else a clean, tight and unmarked copy. 312 pages. 32nd printing revised (first was 1959). The book is designed first of all to make the study of written Japanese a much less… Read more
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Index to Trevelyan's Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. (Cabinet Edition 1878)

by Clark, Perceval

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Published
1881
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Very Good
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London: Longmans, Green for the Index Society, 1881. Gilt title to spine with the Index Society's gilt motif to front with black decoration on red cloth boards which have age darkening to edges and just a little wear to spine head and tail. Internally there a few spots to the margins of the first four pages, a little gentle creasing… Read more
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A Dictionary of Muslim Names

by Ahmed, Salahuddin

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Published
1999
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As New
ISBN
9781850653578
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London: Hurst, 1999. A Fine unmarked copy. xvi + 351 pages. The resurgence and revitalisation of Muslim culture have created a growing interest in the study of Muslim names. Throughout the world Muslims share similar names, be they in the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, South East Asia or new migrants in the West. The predominant language in Muslim… Read more
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The Oxford Companion to the Mind

by Gregory, Richard L. (edited by)

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Published
1991
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Fine
ISBN
9780198661245
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. xvii + 856 pages. 200 illustrations. With 1001 entries ranging from brief statements to substantial essays on major topics, the Oxford Companion to the Mind takes the reader on a lively tour of this endlessly fascinating subject, spanning many questions and… Read more
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London: Sheldon Press, 1942. A stapled booklet with paper covers which have some fading and light creasing and a stamp of the East Africa Army. Internally there is light creasing and minor page edge marks but generally a clean copy. 43 pages. Includes Table of Concords. Abridged edition with additional matter. Reprinted in Nairobi for the C.M.S. Bookshop. … Read more
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The Encyclopaedia of Radio and Television - A Complete Alphabetical Reference to All Aspects of Modern Radio Technology

by Reyner, J.H. (and 13 Principal Contributors)

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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London: Odhams Press, 1958. Gold title on red boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there are a few small marks to endpapers else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has a little wear to edges and is not price clipped. Second edition with appendix. First published in 1950. 736 pages.… Read more
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A Pocket Guide to Superstitions of the British Isles

by Roud, Steve

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Published
2004
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Fine
ISBN
9780140515497
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London: Penguin, 2004. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A fascinating guide of hundreds of superstitions separated into chapters on Superstitions Around the Year; The Cycle of Life; The Human Body; Domestic Superstitions; The Occult; The Natural World; Trees; Natural Phenomena and Weather. Answers most questions about the intriguing and often bizarre world… Read more
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An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols

by Cooper, J.C.

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780500271254
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London: Thames and Hudson, 1998. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy. In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, the author has documented the history and evolution of symbols from pre-history to the present, providing lively, informative and often ironic. She discusses an enormous variety of symbols from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the… Read more
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying, and Quotation

by Ratcliffe, Susan (edited by)

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Published
2002
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Fine
ISBN
9780198662693
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. Second edition (first was 1997). 696 pages printed on acid free paper. For over 50 years, Oxford's Dictionary Department has been collecting, sourcing, researching, and authenticating quotations on an international scale, and in doing so, it has created one of the richest language resources in use anywhere in… Read more
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A Guide To The Gods

by Carlyon, Richard

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780434980055
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London: Heinemann/Quixote, 1981. A near Fine uninscribed copy with complete dustjacket which has fading to the spine. A comprehensive work which lists over 1.000 deities of the ancient and modern world who have a story that is worth telling and those that have played a significant part in the religious experience of mankind and which blends fascinating information with entertaining… Read more
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Dictionary of Information Technology

by Longley, Dennis and Shain, Michael

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780333372609
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London: Macmillan, 1985. A Fine unmarked copy with nearFine dustjacket. The updated second edition. A most comprehensive and award winning dictionary containing over 100 diagrams which help to explain the more detailed entries and over 6,000 entries. Written both for the layman and professional user of information systems and the extended cross referencing system will enable the reader to gain… Read more
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Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French Porcelain

by Savage, George

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780600036494
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London: Spring, 1969. White title on blue boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a small stamp to front endpaper else clean and unmarked. A Very Good + copy. 4 colour and 96 black and white plates. A most comprehensive work in ten chapters with appendices on Marks, Date Letters and Artists Marks. … Read more
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The Oxford Treasury of English Literature Vol. 1 : Old English to Jacobean

by Hadow, G.E. And W.H.

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Published
1907
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Near Fine
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907. Gilt title on red cloth boards which are without marks, damage or wear and no bumping. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Apart from a little dust marking to top edge this is a NEAR FINE copy which is uncommon for it's age. Second edition. Only volume 1 of 3 but complete in itself. An erudite… Read more
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