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Origins: a Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
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Origins: a Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

By Partridge, Eric

The MacMillan Comapny. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Pages are uniformly slightly yellowed, no other defects. Dust jacket has several small tears, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . A dictionary of modern (c. 1950) of the English language, providing "meanings, etymology and uses throughout history." Although the author terms it as "short," the book is 970 pages, more than two inches thick. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 970 pages. D6 .

$50.00

Indiana Authors and Their Books 1816-1916; 1917-1966; 1917-1966 (3 Volumes, Complete)

By Banta, R. E. , Thompson, Donald E. , Comps.

Crawfordsville, IN. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1949, 1974, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Page ends are darkened in vol. 1, light spotting to page ends in vols. 2-3. Brown cloth covers of vol. 1 are slightly darkened . No wear to covers, pages are clean and bright, binding is tight. Grade: VG+ (vol. 1) and NF (vols. 2 and 3). These are NOT ex-library books. Volumes 2 and 3 appear unread. Three volume set. . Massive compilation of Indiana authors and their books, from 1816 to 1980. Index to all three volumes in vol. 3. A short biography and bibliography of works published are given for each author. . Small 4to - 9" to 11". 1515 pages. C7 .

$60.00

The Literature of Roguery Volume I
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The Literature of Roguery Volume I

By Chandler, Frank W.

Houghton, Mifflin and Co.. Very Good. 1907. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Faint owner name stamp on pastedowns, slightly faded spine, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are white, clean and unmarked. . This is the first of a two volume set. Volume I only. First printing, NOT a reprint. . The Types of English Literature Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 284 pages. B4 .

$40.00

Modern Iraqi Arabic: a Textbook
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Modern Iraqi Arabic: a Textbook

By Al-Khalesi, Yasin M.

Georgetown University Press. New with no dust jacket. 2001. Softcover. New. Includes 6 audio CDs that accompany the book. In unopened plastic sleeves. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 253 pages. B0 .

$40.00

Native Names of Mexican Birds:  Cross-Referenced English / Spanish /  Scientific
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Native Names of Mexican Birds: Cross-Referenced English / Spanish / Scientific

By Birkenstein, Lilliam & Roy E. Tomlinson

Washington DC. Washington DC: Fish and Wildlife Service, US Dept. of the Interior. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1981. 1st Edition. Softcover. No defects, Fine. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . The main section of this reference book lists birds in taxonomic sequence by families. This listing provides the scientific name, the common Mexican name, and the common English name for each species. The second section of the book is an index to the listings by Mexican common names, and the third section is an index to the listings by English common names. . Resource Publication 139 Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 159 pages. M5 .

$45.00

Diccionario Fraseológico Del Español Moderno
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Diccionario Fraseológico Del Español Moderno

By Varela, Fernando & Hugo Kubarth

Madrid. Madrid: Gredos. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Surface of glossy pictorial covers is a little rubbed and scratched. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. No dust jacket. . Contemporary Spanish idioms as spoken in Spain. The book is entirely in Spanish. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 294 pages. M2 .

$35.00

Musikens Hvem Hvad Hvor (3 Vols)

By Politikens Forlag

Copenhagen. Copenhagen: Politikens Forlag. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. Rubbing to corners of spine and boards, which are leather covered. Pages are lightly yellowed. . This is a 3-volume biographical dictionary of musicians, illustrated with portrait photos. I: Musikhistorie. II: Biografier A-Q . III: Biografier R-Å. In the Danish language. Also includes a list of works. . 16mo - 6" to 7" tall. 1232 pages. C2 .

$40.00

Kentucky Birds; a Finding Guide
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Kentucky Birds; a Finding Guide

By Barbour, Roger W. & Clell T Peterson & Delbert Rust & Herbert E. Shadowen & A.L. Whitt Jr.

The University Press of Kentucky. Near Fine. 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. A little rubbing at extremities of blue cloth covers, owner name and address inked to front pastedown. . Profusely illustrated with color photos, descriptions, maps of locations. Index. Dated 11 May ''73, the book is SIGNED BY ALL FIVE AUTHORS on the first endpaper. . Kentucky Nature Studies Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 306 pages. F2 .

$55.00

Suomen Kielen Etymologinen Sanakirja IV
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Suomen Kielen Etymologinen Sanakirja IV

By Itkonen, Erkki & Aulis J. Joki

Helsinki. Helsinki. Very Good. 1969. 1st Edition. Softcover. Tiny tears to extremities of card covers, wrinkled spine, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is part of a dictionary of Finnish; the title translates to: Finnish language etymological dictionary. Volume IV only. Book is paginated 841-1256. Text is entirely in Finnish. . Vol. 4. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 416 pages. E7 .

$40.00

Shueisha Language Dictionary (Japanese)
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Shueisha Language Dictionary (Japanese)

By Shueisha

Tokyo. Tokyo: Shueisha. Fine. 2000. Flexible cloth. No defects. Book is bound in pebbled green plastic with bright gilt Japanese characters to front cover and spine. Protected by a clear plastic cover and a cardboard slipcase in VG condition. . A comprehensive Japanese dictionary, two inches thick and printed on very thin paper on 2094 pages. All text is printed in Japanese characters. This is NOT a language-to-language dictionary; it is a dictionary of Japanese words only. A spendid copy. . Thick 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 2094 pages. E5 .

$60.00

Virolais-Suomalainen Sanakirja (Eesti-Soome Sonaraamat)
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Virolais-Suomalainen Sanakirja (Eesti-Soome Sonaraamat)

By Kokla, Paul, et al

Halsinki. Halsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. Very Good+. 1971. Hardcover. Book has corner bump to front cover, affecting also the first hundred pages. No other defect; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Estonian-Finnish Dictionary. Text is in Estonian and Finnish. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 507 pages. E5 .

$60.00

A Dictionary of Musical Terms in Four Languages
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A Dictionary of Musical Terms in Four Languages

By Smith, W. J.

London. London: Hutchinson of London. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine of dust jacket is somewhat faded, some sunning to extremities of flaps. Book has owner name written on the front pastedown and first endpaper, no other defects. Bound in black cloth with mild corner bump to front cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . The dictionary is organized into four columns, English and French on the even-numbered pages, Italian and German on the odd-numbered pages. Each row is a concept, with the appropriate terms for each of the four languages appearing in the row. For example: damp / étouffé / con sordine / dämpfen. Pronunciations are provided for each term. A nifty reference book for the budding musician. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 195 pages. D7 .

$18.50

A Thesaurus of Slang
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A Thesaurus of Slang

By Rose, Howard N. , Comp.

MacMillan. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in red cloth, spine is mildly faded and soiled, titles are dulled, cover extremities are rubbed. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Unlike most compilations of slang terms, this thesaurus is arranged into 14 subject categories, three of which have subcategories (Detective, Sports, and Theater). Within category or subcategory the arrangement is alphabetically by the English non-slang meaning of the term or terms, For example, Convict (n) : geezo, vic; All right (adj. ) : oke, okey-doke, aces-up, check. The intent of the author was to create a means by which authors writing fiction in a particular subculture could easily find the correct vocabulary terms as actually used in that subculture. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 120 pages. D5 .

$30.00

An Index to the Literature of Chinese Archaeology (1949 - 1966) : a  Bibliography
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An Index to the Literature of Chinese Archaeology (1949 - 1966) : a Bibliography

By Institute Of Archaeology, Chinese Academy Of Social Code

Institute of Archaeology. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed withlight edgewear, book and jacket are bumped at head of spine, no other defects. . Contents are entirely in the Chinese language. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 372 pages. C7 .

$60.00

The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal
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The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal

By [Hotten, John Camden]

London. London: Chatto & Windus. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1874. "A New Edition". Hardcover. Original publisher's dark brown boards with bright gilt decoration and titles to front cover and spine; boards have moderate scuffing and rubbing, wear to extremities of boards, a little fraying to extremities of spine. Cadger's map of a begging district in gilt on front cover and also printed opposite the title page. Hinges are cracked; binding is otherwise fairly tight with boards a little loose. Pages are clean, in excellent condition. A lengthy alphabetical catalogue of books then currently offered by the publisher is bound in. Book was published in 1874; it is NOT a modern reprint. . One of several editions of this classic work, this is the 1874 edition, a fairly early printing. The first 70 pages are occupied by three essays on the history, secret language and hieroglyphics used by vagabonds. The remaining 300 pages consist of the dictionary itself and a brief Bibliography. No author or editor is identified for this edition, but the author/editor of the original work was John Camden Hotten. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 382 pages. C6 .

$75.00

The Endings in Modern Theory and Practice [Chess]
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The Endings in Modern Theory and Practice [Chess]

By Griffiths, P.C.

London. London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little creased at tom edge, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in maroon buckram with bright gilt titles. . Entirely devoted to chess endings. First edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 176 pages. C2 .

$25.00

Popis Izdanja: Jugoslavenska Akademija Znanosti I Umjetnosti 1945-1965
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Popis Izdanja: Jugoslavenska Akademija Znanosti I Umjetnosti 1945-1965

By Jugoslavenska Akademija Znanosti I Umjetnosti

Zagreb. Zagreb: Jugoslavenska Akademija Znanosti I Umjetnosti. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. Bumps, rubbing and light wear to extremities of paper-covered boards, gilt title box on spine is rubbed and difficult to read. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 292 pages. U2 .

$27.50

IL Piccollo Ghiotti Vocabolario Italiano-Francese E Francese-Italiano
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IL Piccollo Ghiotti Vocabolario Italiano-Francese E Francese-Italiano

By Ghiotti, Candido & Antonio Chanoux

Torino, Italy. Torino, Italy: G. B. Petrini. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. Red cloth spine is slightly faded, page margins slightly yellowed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bright gilt to spine and front cover. . This is a French-Italian, Italian-French dictionary. Text is in Italian and French. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 824 pages. S1 .

$30.00

Guida Agli Archivi Della Resistenza [Guide to the Archives of Resistance]
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Guida Agli Archivi Della Resistenza [Guide to the Archives of Resistance]

By Grassi, Gaetano, Ed.

Roma. Roma: Ministero Per I Beni Culturali E Ambientali. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. A little soil to gray buckram covers and page ends, else Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes a one hundred page index. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 974 pages. F6 .

$45.00

A Glossary of Philatelic Terms
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A Glossary of Philatelic Terms

By Graham, Harold T. , Ed.

London. London: Blandford Press. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1951. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has slightly faded spine, short tear, rubbing to extremities, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects and appears unread. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. . Scope includes postal history and technical terms relating to scientific methods as applied to philately. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 108 pages. F3 .

$21.50

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