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The Little Oxford Dictionary of Current English (Third Edition)

By: George Ostler

Price: £17.50

Publisher: At The Clarendon Press: 1945

Seller ID: 5040


Good condition plus.Oxford, At The Clarendon Press,1945.Reprinted with corrections.Third edition.Blue hardback(tear and worn marks on the edges of the spine,small dents and nicks on the cover,silver lettering to the spine) in CG plus, no Dj cover.Clean pages but aged and tainted on the outer edges,small creases,nicks and foxing marks on the edges of the pages,sticker inside the edge of the front cover,owner's name and date(1946) written on the first blank page of the boo... View more info

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The Guiness Book of Records (1956 Edition)

By: Guiness

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Guiness Superlatives: 1956

Edition: First impression of this second edition

Seller ID: 7372


VGC.Guiness Superlatives,1956.Second edition.First impression of this second edition.Blue hardback(gilt lettering and illustration on the front cover,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(three small tears,some nicks,creases and ink marks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,map.Nice and clean pages with two small marks and ink mark on the outer edges,previous owner's inscription written inside the first blank page of the book.The... View more info

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The Universal Dictionary of the English Language ... Edited by H. C. Wyld ... With an appendix revised and enlarged by Eric Partridge

By: Henry Cecil Wyld, Eric Partridge

Price: £72.00

Publisher: Waverley Book Company: 1958

Edition: Tenth impression

Seller ID: 4015


Good condition.Waverley Book Company,1958.Tenth impression.Half-Leather.Large format tan hardback with red borders(some marks,dents,nicks on the cover and spine,gilt lettering to the spine) in GC,no Dj.Clean pages but with some marks and tainted on the outer edges,pen mark,tears,creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,marks inside the front cover,missing the first blank page of the book.The book is in GC for its age but with some shelf wear.1479pp including Rules for... View more info

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The imperial dictionary of the English language: A complete encyclopaedic lexicon, literary, scientific, and technological(Eight volume set)

By: John Ogilvie

Price: £290.00

Publisher: Blackie and Son: 1898

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 4012


VGC.Blackie and Son,1898.Eight volume set.New Edition carefully revised and greatly augmented.Large format green hardbacks(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine,some marks,nicks and small dents on the cover and spine) in VGC, no Dj as issued.Illustrated with more than 3000 illustrations printed in the text and a series of engraved and coloured plates.Nice and clean pages with some foxing marks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,some tears and small stain marks... View more info

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Pears Cyclopaedia 1953 -1954

By: No Author

Price: £26.50

Publisher: A. & F. Pears: 1953

Edition: Sixty-second edition

Seller ID: 9471


VGC. A. & F. Pears.1953.Sixty-second edition.Pictorial red hardback(some scratches,dents,nicks and ink marks on the cover and spine,gilt lettering to the spine) in VGC , no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with b/w drawings,colour maps.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small creases,nicks and ink mark on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.992pp including Flags of the empire,British wil... View more info

Image for Dictionnaire Alphabettico-Methodique Des Ceremonies et Des Rites Sacres Contenant Textuellement (Le Tout D'Apres La Litturgie Romaine - Ouvrage Necessaire Pour L'Etude et La Pratique Du Culte Divin) (Three volume set)

Dictionnaire Alphabettico-Methodique Des Ceremonies et Des Rites Sacres Contenant Textuellement (Le Tout D'Apres La Litturgie Romaine - Ouvrage Necessaire Pour L'Etude et La Pratique Du Culte Divin) (Three volume set)

By: Par. M. L'Abbe Boissonnet

Price: £315.00

Publisher: Par M. L'Abbe Migne: 1847-1848

Seller ID: 6220


VGC.Par M. L'Abbe Migne,France, 1847-1848.Three volume set (I - III).Text in French, in double column format. Large format hardbacks bound in half brown leather with five raised bands,gilt lettering of the titles on red morocco labels to the spines (the front covers of the 3 volumes are detached,some dents and nicks on the cover, little rubbed/scuffed on the edges of the covers and spines, small tear on the edges of the spine) in VGC, no Dj as issued. Ex-monastic library... View more info

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Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man

By: Paulos, John Allen

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1991

Edition: First US edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6740


VGC plus.Alfred a Knopf,1991.First US edition-first impression.Yellow hardback with red borders(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of creases and small nicks on the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with b/w drawings,diagrams.Nice and clean pages as new with a small nick on the outer edges,previous owner's inscription written on the edge of the first blank page of the book,small crease on the edges of the pages.291pp including Chronological listing of the... View more info

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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By: Roget, John Lewis

Price: £13.30

Publisher: Anevel Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2940


VGC.Anevel Books,N.Y.1979.Green hardback(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine)in VGC,no Dj.Includes;Preface to the First Edition(1852)-Editor's Preface(1879.slightly abridged)-Foreword to the 1979 Edition.Nice and clean pages but yellow and tainted on the outer edges,very small ink mark and a small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.705pp including index.Heavy book. This i... View more info

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The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases: Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

By: Simpson, John (Editor)

Price: £44.00

Publisher: BCA: 1993

Edition: BCA edition

Seller ID: 4631


Fine condition.This edition published as part of The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases 1993 by BCA by arrangement with Oxford University Press.Second edition.Three volume boxset (I,II,III).Red hardbacks with dark brown borders(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine,small ink mark and dent on the cover) with red illustrated slipcase(two small ink marks inside the slipcase,small ink marks,scratch and nick on the edges of the slipcase),both in fine condition, no Dj a... View more info

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Deigma;: A first Greek book

By: Walters, William Charles Flamstead

Price: £21.90

Publisher: John Murray: 1957

Edition: Reprinted edition

Seller ID: 7789


VGC.John Murray,1957.Reprinted edition,1957.Small format blue hardback(black lettering on the front cover and spine,small marks,nicks and dents on the cover and spine) in VGC, no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with a b/w photos,folded colour map of Greece.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,a couple of creases and small mark on the edges of the pages,mark and pencil mark impression inside the edges of the first blank page of ... View more info