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Farnbororugh, Hants:Gregg Press. (1967). 649pp. Reprint of Mariannhill edition of 1931. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled along bottom half of front board, with page edges slightly soiled. Internally, a very good, clean copy, free of any previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy. We obtained this book directly from the publisher over fifty years ago, it has never been privately owned.
Paris:Librarie Artheme Fayard. 1960. 2 volumes. Wraps. Covers of both volumes show some light wear to the edges and some light soiling to the covers. There are also several faint areas of mild silverfish damage. Otherwise in very good, tight condition. Interiors are both clean, bright and free of stray markings.
Rev. by Andrew J. Graham. New York:Dick & Fitzgerald. (1852). 112pp. + 15pp.advs. Hardcover. Yellow boards soiled and shelfworn with wear along edges and edge points worn to boards. The spine strip is worn with some chipping to front gutters. Internally, inside front board has some ink doodles along the margins, a previous owners name to inked to top of 1st free endpage, with a circular stain to middle of same page. Otherwise, aside from an occasional note to margings, and an additonal previous owners name inked to pge 24, a good solid copy.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO STENOGRAPHY, OR AN ENTIRE NEW SYSTEM OF WRITING SHORTHAND. For The Use of Schools and Private Tuition
New Haven:Hezekiah Howe. 1832. 2nd edition. 32pp. Hardcover. Original boards shelf-worn, soiled and sun-faded along spine. With label to front board still intact. Internally, paper is quite browned/age-toned throughout. A couple of numbers are inked to the top outside edge of the 1st free end-page and a previous owners name inked to verso of the frontispiece. The binding is tight but front hinge is cracked. Overall, a good solid copy.
A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, VOLUME I: ATLASES
Washington: Government Printing Office. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. 1208pp. Very Good condition. Maroon cloth boards show shelfwear and some mottling from insect nibbling. Gilt titling to spine remains bright. Contents are in excellent shape. Aside from light endpaper foxing spots, the pages are clean and unmarked, with sharp corners and no foxing . Though its a large book, the binding is strong and square. "The present work is not a bibliography, but a list of the geographical atlases in the Library of Congress. It attempts, however, a fullness of description and an analysis unnusual in a mere catalogue." (cfm)
Cornwall:The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. 1938. xii+ 209pp. Hardcover. Covers lightly shelfworn and soiled with some rippling to the front cover. Gilt on spine is faded and edge points are bumped. Internally, pages are clean with no previous owners marks or signatures. The last page has it's top outer edge removed, but otherwise a very good, clean copy.
London:Oxford University Press. (1930). 477pp. Reprint of 1913 edition. Green boards lightly rubbed with wear to spine ends and dust soiling to page edges. Gilt on spine faded. Internally, end-pages age-toned but otherwise a very good clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. Binding is tight and hinges intact.
AN HISTORICAL AND CLASSICAL DICTIONARY: Containing the Lives and Characters of the Most Eminent and Learned Persons, in Every Age and Nation, From the Earliest Record to the Present Time. In 2 Volumes
London:W. Straham and T. Cadell in the Strand. 1776. No pagination. Full leather, quite worn, rubbed, and scruffed. Spine ends worn and chipped and edge points worn to boards. Covers are still soundly attached but hinges have started to crack. Titles and volume numbers on red and black leather labels on spine. Previous owners name penciled to both volumes' free end-page. Both volumes have additional (earlier) previous owners name penned to the title pages and volume 1 has the same name penned to the last free end-page (upside down). Pages are lightly age-toned, but not foxed. All together, a very good set.
Poznan, Poland: Instytut Zachodni. 1960. Softcover. 252pp. Very Good condition. Some dust spots to cover and top edge. Some age toning to page edges. Otherwise clean and unmarked, and securely bound. (cfm)
Originally softcover, bound in marbled boards with cloth spine and original covers bound in. Boards are worn at edges with some soiling and title, written on sticker on spine, slightly chipped. Internally in very good condition with no previous owners marks or signatures, and an inscription on the half title signed "by the author". The binding is tight and front hinge intact, with rear hinge starting. In german and greek. A very good copy.
ENGLISH - POLISH DICTIONARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH AN INDEX OF POLISH TERMS, SLOWNIK INZYNIERYJNO BUDOWLANY ANGIELSKO - POLSKI, Z INDEKSEM TERMINOW POLSKICH
Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwa Techniczne. 1959. Hardcover, no jacket. xx+ 833pp. Very Good condition. Blue cloth boards are lightly stained and shelfworn. Inside is in excellent condtion. Pages are clean and unmarked, with no foxing. The binding is square and tight. (cfm)
Paris:Firmin-Didot et Cie. 1931. xvi+858pp. Illustrated with 2 maps, one double page and in color Hardcover. Rebound in red boards with some sun-fading to top inch of front cover. Internally, end-pages are browned. Pages in general, are age toned and slightly brittle. There is a tear to page 1/2 from the top edge, descending about an inch, with no loss of paper.
THE FRENCH PHRASE BOOK, OR KEY TO FRENCH CONVERSATION, CONTAINING THE CHIEF IDIOMS OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE
Boston:Hilliard, Gray and Co. 1836. 96pp. 5th edition. 1/4 leather, marbled boards quite worn and scuffed, with leather spine worn and scuffed and chipped at top edge. Previous owners name to 1st free end-page. Mild foxing/age toning scattered throughout. Some page edges creased, otherwise a good solid copy.
Dublin:The Dublin Institute For Advanced Studies. 1945. 153pp. Hardcover. Blue boards soiled and shelfworn. Spine worn with some fraying along rear board gutter. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures. Just printed in Ireland printed in blue pencil to upper outside edge of inside front board and light age-toning to paper. The binding is tight, although slightly cocked, and hinges intact.
THE STUDENT'S MANUAL:Designed by Specific Directions to Aid in Forming and Strengthening The Intellectual and Moral Character and Habits of the Student
pNorthampton:Hopkins, Bridgman and Co. 1852. Fifteenth Edition. 392pp. Hardcover. Blind stamped boards lightly soiled, rubbed and edges worn. Gilt on spine slightly dulled. Internally, a previous owners inscription is inked to the top half of 1st free endpage; endpages are age toned with light foxing; and paper has slightly darkened with age, and an occasional smudge. The binding is tight and hinges intact, but cracked at title page. Overall, a near very good copy.
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