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A Biographical Register of Old Mancunians 1888-1951

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester UK, Manchester Grammar School: 1965

Seller ID: 11303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Top fore corner bumped. ; Light blue cloth covered boards with school crest stamped in gilt on front board and gilt title on spine. hinges intact, tight solid book, text unmarked; 757 pages; Included in Part 1 are: High Masters, Masters, Preparatory School Staffs and Receivers and in Part 2: Admissions Pre 1888, Admissions 1888-1951, The Preparatory Schools, and Index to Part 2. Information about dates of birth and death and career details where available View more info

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Idegen Szavak Szótára (Hungarian Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terra: 1975

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 19102

ISBN: 9632050711

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Faded red cloth covered boards with light wear and fraying ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Kisszo´ta´r Sorozat; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 544 pages; This is a dictionary of foreign words, giving the meanings in Hungarian View more info

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Letts's Interest Time Tables - Containing 366 Openings

By: Anon.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Letts's Diaries Company/Cassell & Company: ca.1880

Seller ID: 7419

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Corners bumped and worn. Light wear to head and tail of spine, one tiny tear. This book has possibly been rebound using original boards and marbled end papers. Reinforcing tape sewn into inner hinges extends under front and back pastedown. Book is solid and tight. Some foxing of page edges but not on pages. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Not dated but appears to have been published circa 1880's. The maroon cloth covered boards are blind stamped front and back with gilt title front and spine still bright. There are a few pages at the beginning devoted to ads for other Letts publications. View more info

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The Outlandish Companion

By: Gabaldon, Diana

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18309

ISBN: 0385324138

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 567 pages; "As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and times, antecedents, adventures, companions and progeny, with learned commentary (and many footnotes) by their humble creator. S... View more info

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Outlandish Companion

By: Gabaldon, Diana

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18816

ISBN: 0385257392

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Outlander; 9.50 X 7.40 X 1.90 inches; 577 pages; ¸ Full synopses of Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn¸ A complete listing of the characters in all four novels, including extensively researched family trees and genealogical notes¸ Professionally cast horoscopes for Jamie and Claire¸ A comprehensive glossary and pronunciation guide to Gaelic terms and usage¸ The fully explicated Gabaldon Theory of Time Travel¸ Frequently asked questions to the author and her (som... View more info

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As We Remember It Interviews with Pioneering Librarians of British Columbia

By: Gilroy, Marion & Samuel Rothstein

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia School of Librarianship: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Glassine wrapper missing but clear mylar substituted (short tear top edge). Light edge wear to book ; A bright, solid book. Dark red spine with white boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 163 pages; Interviews with Dr. Helen Gordon Stewart, Margaret Jean Clay, Charles Keith Morison and Mrs. Muriel Page Ffoulkes. View more info

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NTC's Dictionary Of Latin And Greek Origins

By: Moore, Bob & Maxine Moore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, NTC Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19015

ISBN: 0844283207

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Glossy paper covered boards ; 9.3 X 6.2 X 1.1 inches; 382 pages; "This unique reference equips students with vocabulary skills that will last a lifetime. Students study Latin and Greek roots and learn the huge number of English words that derive from them. The impressive number of entries and explanations, presented in a light and non-threatening manner, will give students the vocabulary boost they need." View more info

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The Smithsonian Book of Books

By: Olmert, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16547

ISBN: 0517147254

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dustjacket, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Stunning colour illustrations throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A history of book making cites examples from as far back as the eighth century, reveals the stories behind the makings of famous works, and includes such chapters as The Book Maker's Craft and Scrolls and Scribes. View more info

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Punjabi University English-Punjabi Dictionary

By: Rayall, G. S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: India, Punjabi University: 2011

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: 19473

ISBN: 8173800952

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Extremities of book are somewhat bumped, dustjacket chipped with short tears ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar protector ; 8.7 X 5.8 X 1.7 inches; 1379 pages; This is a one way dictionary only - from English to Punjabi with introduction in Punjabi. View more info

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Great Books and Book Collectors

By: Thomas, Alan G.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16546

ISBN: 0907486134

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Short tear top fore edge of DJ, light creasing top edge ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Liberally illustrated thoughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 279 pages; A history of some of the early important books, how they were made, and the individuals which made them important; the bookbinders, illustrators etc. and the collectors who preserved them. View more info

Image for De Volmaakte Hollandsche Keuken-meid. Onderwyzende Hoe Men Allerhande Spyzen, Confituren En Na-gerechten, Zonder Ongemeene Kosten, Zelfs Voor De Roomsgezinden Op Visdagen En In De Vasten, Gezond En Smakelyk Kan Toebereiden: Hoe Men Alles Tegen De Winter inlegt. Wat men in de Slachttyd doen moe: En hoe men Mol en versch Bier houden. Benevens Eenige vaste tekens waar aan men zoen kan of het Vleesch, ten tyde der Vee-Pest, gezond is of niet. (The Perfect Dutch Kitchen Maid) 2 volumes in one.

De Volmaakte Hollandsche Keuken-meid. Onderwyzende Hoe Men Allerhande Spyzen, Confituren En Na-gerechten, Zonder Ongemeene Kosten, Zelfs Voor De Roomsgezinden Op Visdagen En In De Vasten, Gezond En Smakelyk Kan Toebereiden: Hoe Men Alles Tegen De Winter inlegt. Wat men in de Slachttyd doen moe: En hoe men Mol en versch Bier houden. Benevens Eenige vaste tekens waar aan men zoen kan of het Vleesch, ten tyde der Vee-Pest, gezond is of niet. (The Perfect Dutch Kitchen Maid) 2 volumes in one.

By: Van Esveldt, Steven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leiden NL, A.W. Sijthoff: [1761] 1965

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 18602

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some soil on back panel of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. 2 pages of foldout illustrations laid in, dealing with the cutting of poultry and pigs. The dustjacket appears to be a heavy hand laid paper and the boards are made to appear as vellum. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Text totally in Dutch. This is from a series of Dutch texts written in in the mid 1700s as instructions for a kitchen maid in the performance of her duties, containing cuts of meat, recipes etc. It was originally published by van Estveldt in Amsterdam in 1761. View more info

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WHITAKER'S ALMANACK 1936

By: Whitaker, J

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Whitaker: 1936

Seller ID: 12063

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth spine somewhat faded, green cloth covered boards show light wear, top corners a little bumped, front hinge started but solid, back hinge intact, previous owner's name on front pastedown, some staining bottom front enspapers ; A tight solid book. ; 1014 pages; This is the 'Complete' edition, the other being 720 pages printed as a paperback View more info