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A Dictionary of the English Language, Explanatory, Pronouncing, Etymological, and Synonymous, with an Appendix Containing Various Useful Tables, Mainly Abridged from the Latest Edition of the Quarto Dictionary of Noah Webster, LL.D., Illustrated with More Than Three Hundred and Fifty Engravings on Wood -- Academic Edition [Webster's Academic Dictionary]

By: Webster, Noah; Webster, William G.; Wheeler, William A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 2294665

Condition: Good


Leather thumb indexing added by previous owner. Front hinge broken but previously mended, minor loss to spine head and to spine base, ink names on front free endpaper. 1867 Half-Leather. xxxi, 560 pp. Webster's Dictionary is the name given to a common type of English language dictionary in the United States. The name is derived from lexicographer Noah Webster and has become a genericized trademark for this type of dictionary. Although Merriam–Webster dictionaries are descended from the original work of Noah Webster, many other dictionaries bear his name, such as those published by Random Hou... View more info

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The Great Singer of the Sea

By: Yalta Travel Agency

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yalta Travel Agency: 1993

Seller ID: 2174219

ISBN: 5771506613

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on front endpaper. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1993 Hard Cover. A four-language biography of Ivan Aivazovsky, with full-color reproductions of his paintings. Russian, English, French, and German text. View more info

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Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789

By: Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198755

Condition: Near Fine


First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, social statistics, and an activist for farm workers' rights. His social and political writings were also well-respected, and i... View more info

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Guida di Murano e Delle Celebri Sue Fornaci Vetrarie

By: Zanetti, Vincenzo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1996

Seller ID: 2198620

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1996 Hard Cover. 23, xiii, [3], 416, 154 pp. 8vo. Italian text. 1996 reissue of Zanetti's guide to Murano and its glassworks, originally published in 1866. Though his vocation was as a priest, Zanetti maintained a strong interest in glassworks: he promoted Murano's glassworks through his writings, and was instrumental in the opening of the Civic Glass Museum in 1861. Includes large fold-out panorama of Murano. View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright (Les Maitres De L'Architecture Contemporaine)

By: Zervos, Christian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cahiers d'Art: 1928

Seller ID: 2274426

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, rubbed. 1928 Soft Cover. A french-language work on architect Frank Lloyd Wright, filled with biographical information and art criticism. View more info

Image for Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

By: [Pacifico, Pietro Antonio]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Presso Francesco Pitteri, Con Licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio.: 1751

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198752

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Rebound with new endpapers. Minor ink notes on flyleaves, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1751 Hard Cover. [12], 310; 406 pp. 12mo. Cloth spines, gilt titles, paper over boards. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Venice by Pietro Antonio Pacifico, with engraved illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info