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Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, C.S. Hammond & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 015000

Condition: Very Good


98pp. + 4pp. index. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in black on the front board. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Of significant interest is the double page map depicting the Panama Canal, which would not open until 1914. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Springfield, G. & C. Merriam Co.: 1951

Seller ID: 015438

Condition: Very Good


907pp. + 1pp. ad. Thumb indexed. Corners bumped and rubbed, bottom corners rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

English-Slovene and Slovene-English Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: V. Ljubljani, Cankarjeva Zalozba: 1981

Seller ID: 015440

Condition: Near Fine


787pp. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in light green and red. Corners gently bumped. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Wordbook of Synonyms

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co.:

Seller ID: 015445

Condition: Good


179pp. Original maroon cloth stamped in black and gilt. Patterned endpapers. No date, but circa 1890's. Front hinge cracked, back hinge starting. Some staining and mottling to the cloth. Text browned. Ownership inscription on one of the prelims. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Essex, Longman: 1982

Seller ID: 015472

Condition: Very Good


1303pp. Illustrated. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Russell, Geddes & Grosset: 1990

Seller ID: 015498

Condition: Very Good


1024pp. Printed in double columns. Text block browned. Corners gently bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Heritage College Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 2000

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 015852

Condition: Very Good


1630pp. Thumb indexed. Illustrated in text. All edges with a speckled blue design. A few pages carelessly creased. Bottom corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Heritage College Dictionary, Third Edition

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 2000

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 015853

Condition: Very Good


1630pp. Thumb indexed. Illustrated in text. Corners bumped, bottom corners rubbed through. Ink scribbled "M" to the fore edge of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Heritage Thesaurus

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016350

Condition: Near Fine


713pp. Traces of creasing to the spine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Encyclopaedia Brittanica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information (29 Volumes, Complete)

By: N/A

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Encyclopedia Brittanica: 1911

Edition: 11th Edition.

Seller ID: 016608

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-Nine Volumes, complete. Bound in original full brown pebbled leather with spine titling stamped in gilt. Copiously illustrated with beautifully printed maps and plates. Long considered the best encyclopedia and really the only general encyclopedia worth having. The Eleventh Edition has articles from scholars that have never been matched in any other edition. No previous ownership inscriptions. Corners bumped, some of the corners rubbed through. Light rubbing to th... View more info

The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Springfield, Merriam Webster: 1991

Seller ID: 017097

Condition: Near Fine


526pp. Ownership address label to the first prelim. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

International Office and Family Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, John F. Waite: 1893

Seller ID: 017508

Condition: Very Good


318pp. Original green cloth decoratively stamped in black and gilt, all edges marbled. Back board has light residue scattered across it. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Hinges starting. One of the distinguishing features of this atlas is the fact that 35 principal US & Canadian cities are represented with maps, including some relatively early and unusual ones like Dallas (TX), St. Joseph (MO), Council Bluffs (IA). There are a lot of great charts as well, i... View more info

Junior Classic Latin Dictionary; Latin-English and English-Latin

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Co.: 1951

Edition: Eleventh Printing.

Seller ID: 018331

Condition: Very Good


198pp. + 212pp. Thumb indexed. Ownership inscription and ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The American Heritage Science Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co: 2005

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 019100

Condition: Fine


695pp. Some soil to the back panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Basic English

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Springfield, Merriam-Webster: 1995

Seller ID: 017451

Condition: Very Good


718pp. Illustrated. Dampstain to the first few pages of the text. Top corner gently creased at the back cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Scholastic Dictionary of Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Inc.: 1965

Edition: Eighteenth Printing

Seller ID: 019711

Condition: Very Good


220pp. Text browned. View more info

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Springfield, Merriam-Webster Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 020674

Condition: Very Good


443pp. Some scuffing to the front cover. Text lightly browned. View more info

Dictionary of Literature

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: 1995

Seller ID: 020956

Condition: Very Good


252pp. Original pictorial boards. Top edge of the text block foxed. Only traces of wear to the jacket. Pocket sized edition. View more info

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

By: Bartlett, John & Justin Kaplan (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1992

Edition: Sixteenth Edition.

Seller ID: 015862

Condition: Fine


1405pp. Original sturdy blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Second printing of the 16th edition. Front flap creased vertically on the jacket. A nice copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Reader's Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts (One Volume Edition)

By: Benet, William Rose (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1948

Seller ID: 013063

Condition: Very Good


1242pp. + 7pp. errata. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. One corner torn away from the same. All edges of the text block show light foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info