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PMLA-Publications of the Modern Language Association of America Volume 124, Nos. 2-6 (March, May, Sept, Oct, Nov 2009)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Language Association of America: 2009

Seller ID: 013120


5 out of 6 publications from 2009. No writing in the books - clean white pages. May have some internal creasing. Covers lightly shelf-worn; some have slight chipping near spine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

American Fashionable Letter Writer, Original and Selected, Containing a Variety of Letters on Business, Love, Courtship, Marriage, Relationship, Friendship, Etc. With Forms of Complimentary Cards. To the Whole are Prefixed Directions for Letter Writing, and Rules for Composition

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Troy, NY, W. & H Merriam: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013764


Full calfskin with gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece. Leather boards are heavily rubbed with open corners. Spine and hinges are cracked and have been reinforced with tape. Previous owner's name written on pastedown - no other writing in the book. Foxing throughout. Some pages/signatures are loose but not detached. Although it shows definite wear, this first edition is a unique, pocket-size reference book that offers eloquent instruction in a lost art. Full r... View more info

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Histoire de la Franc-Maconnerie Francaise: La Franc-Maconnerie dans L'Etat

By: Albert Lantoine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Emile Nourry: 1935

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 013560


Inscription in French on half-title page from Albert Lantoine to William Moseley Brown (author of Highlights of Templar History and Freemasonry in Staunton, Virginia), January 1, 1937. Soft covers protected by printed translucent dust jacket. Dust jacket tattered with large open tears around spine and corners. Minor tears at both ends of spine. 455pp. Pages are lightly tanned from age. Not all pages can be viewed because quarto folds at head and fore edges are uncut. M... View more info

The Mechanism of Speech: Lectures Delivered before the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, to which is appended a Paper, Vowel Theories

By: Alexander Graham Bell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1910

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 026520


Dark brown cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. Text tight and clean. xv, 133pp., index. Nice copy. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume I: Introduction and A-C

By: Cassidy, Frederic Gomes; Hall, Joan Houston

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1985-01-01

Seller ID: 024600


Near fine blue cloth backed boards, hardcover, in fine dust jacket, placed in a protective, glossy Mylar sleeve. Light foxing on top edge. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. This book would make a great gift. View more info

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Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures

By: David G. Nicholls [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Language Association: 2007

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 037925


The third edition of the MLA's widely used Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literature features sixteen completely new essays by leading scholars. Designed to highlight relations among languages and forms of discourse, the volume is organized into three sections. "Understanding Language" provides a broad overview of the field of linguistics, with special attention to language acquisition and the social life of languages. "Forming Texts"... View more info

Arkenstone, Volume 3, Issues 3-6 (Four magazines)

By: Editor-Kathleen Thro

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rivendell Arts Fellowship: 1978

Seller ID: 014201


"Arkenstone is a journal created to provide an arena for artistic expression and discussion within an historical biblical perspective." Four booklets with stapled wraps. Interiors clean and unmarked. Covers may show light wear/creasing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Arkenstone 1997: Volume 1, Issues 1-4 & 6 (Five magazines)

By: Editor-Keith Patman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rivendell Arts Fellowship: 1977

Seller ID: 014202


"Arkenstone is a journal created to provide an arena for artistic expression and discussion within an historical biblical perspective." Five booklets with stapled wraps. Interiors clean and unmarked. Covers may show light wear/creasing. Some have mailing labels. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Creativity and the Writing Process

By: Editor-Olivia Bertagnolli; Editor-Jack Rackham

Price: $24.99

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1981-12-01

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014496


This book is from the library of Ann Ross, author of NY Times best-selling "Miss Julia" books. Contains minimal underlining. Pages bright and crisp. Corners bumped. Covers lightly creased. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Arkenstone, Volume 4 (Issues 1-6, Complete year 1980))

By: Editor-Stephen Griffith

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rivendell Arts Fellowship: 1980

Seller ID: 014198


"Arkenstone is a journal created to provide an arena for artistic expression and discussion within an historical biblical perspective." Six booklets with stapled wraps. Interiors clean and unmarked. Covers may show light wear/creasing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Arkenstone, Volume 3 (Issues 1-6, Complete year 1979))

By: Editor-Stephen Griffith

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rivendell Arts Fellowship: 1979

Seller ID: 014199


"Arkenstone is a journal created to provide an arena for artistic expression and discussion within an historical biblical perspective." Six booklets with stapled wraps. Interiors clean and unmarked. Covers may show light wear/creasing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Arkenstone, Volume 3, Issues 1-4

By: Editor-Stephen Griffith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rivendell Arts Fellowship: 1981

Seller ID: 014200


"Arkenstone is a journal created to provide an arena for artistic expression and discussion within an historical biblical perspective." Four booklets with stapled wraps. Interiors clean and unmarked. Covers may show light wear/creasing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Dictionary of Grammar: With Rules and Diagrams and Helpful Hints

By: James A. Hennesy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and London, Funk & Wagnalls: 1917

Edition: Eight Edition

Seller ID: 015097


Pocket reference volume bound in red cloth with black lettering to front board. Light wear to covers. Ink name and date written on fore edge of textblock. Clean, unmarked interior. Textblock split at center. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Introduction to Public Speaking

By: Jeremiah S. Finch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Burgess Publishing Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 020114


Slim stapled booklet. Covers very lightly worn. Small moisture stain at top of first page - otherwise interior is clean and unmarked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dictionary of English in America (No. 8 of the Humanities Research Series)

By: John Dollard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020155


Stapled booklet. No writing or markings. Clean, crisp pages are lightly toned. Covers are lightly soiled/worn around the edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Research in the Humanities (Booklet No. 1 of the Humanities Research Series)

By: John Dollard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020154


Stapled booklet. No writing or markings. Clean, crisp pages are lightly toned. Covers are a bit brittle/worn around edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wordplay: Ambigrams and Reflections on the Art of Ambigrams (First Edition)

By: Langdon, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 021213


Split cloth, singed by Martin Gardner (Foreword writer) on ffep., illustrated, xlv, 170pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

How People Talk

By: Miriam Chapin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028695


Black cloth with green lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. No writing in the book. 155pp., maps. Dust jacket is price clipped. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Teach Yourself to Learn a Language (First Edition)

By: P. J. T. Glendening

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026578


Blue cloth with navy spine label. Silver lettering. No writing in the book. Illustrated. xi, 292pp. Spine lightly sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Second Lacu Forum 1975 (First Edition)

By: Peter A. Reich, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, Hornbeam Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027581


Paperback. No writing in the book. ix, 636pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The English Language (in slip case)

By: Robert Burchfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2006

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 017990


Red cloth on paper with design. Gilt lettering on spine. Red slip case. 230 pages with index. View more info

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Telegraphic Code, to Ensure Secresy in the Transmission of Telegrams

By: Robert Slater

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Code Company:

Edition: Sixth printing

Seller ID: 015346


No writing or markings in the book. Pages lightly toned from age. Front hinge split but binding is tight. Blue cloth covers show moderate wear with small tear at top edge of spine. Gilt lettering to front board. Edges dyed red. An attractive copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Rhetoric in the Classical Tradition

By: Winifred Bryan Horner

Price: $74.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014497


Ink name on flyleaf - no other writing or markings in the book. Clean white pages. Near fine glossy covers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info