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The New College Latin & English Dictionary

By: Traupman, John C.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2200052

Condition: Fair


Spine cocked, wrappers and pages toned. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. x, 502 pp. More than 63,000 words and phrases. Two complete vocabulary lists, Latin-English and English-Latin; Mythological, geographical, and historical names; Classical and Ecclesiastical Latin pronunciation guides. Based upon vocabularies actually used in today's schools and colleges. View more info

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Shabda-Sagara; or, A Comprehensive Sanskrit-English Lexicon Chiefly Based on Professor Horace Hayman Wilson's Sanskrit-English Dictionary and Compiled from Various Recent Authorities for the Use of Schools and Colleges

By: Vidyasagara, Pandit-Kulapati Jibananda; [Wilson, Horace Hayman]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Ashu Bodha Bhattacharyya, and Nitya Bodha Bhattacharyya / Mookerjee & Co. / Calcutta Press: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2002868

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Appears to have been issued originally in plain salmon wrappers, retained here and rebound in blue cloth with gilt titles & rules, new endpapers. No jacket. Ink name & date on front endpaper, free endpapers lightly creased, corners pushed, closed tear on final text page, pages toned. 1900 Large Hardcover. 839 pp. A Sanskrit-English dictionary printed in 1900, based on the first such dictionary, which was originally released in 1819. This work was compiled by the superintendent of the Free Sanskrit College in Calcutta, which was founded in 1824 and still exists today as an affili... View more info

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Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus: Concise Edition

By: Webster's

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Russell, Geddes & Grosset: 1990

Seller ID: 2271553

ISBN: 1855340399

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1990 Large Hardcover. A complete reference guide for word definitions and alternative phrasings. View more info

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The Elementary Spelling Book: Being an Improvement on the American Spelling Book.

By: Webster, Noah

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.F. Cooledge & Brother: 1843

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2268648

Condition: Very Good


Last revised edition. Edges a bit rubbed, light to moderate foxing throughout. 1843 Hard Cover. 168, [2] pp. Cloth spine, printed paper over boards. Noah Webster's classic spelling handbook for the young reader. Webster is, of course, most well-known for his work on what is now simply called Webster's Dictionary, which solidified our modern idea of how a dictionary should be arranged. View more info

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Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Complete Introductory Guide

By: Wilson, Hilary

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1806729

ISBN: 0760738580

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. 192 pp. A beginner's guide to hieroglyphs. View more info

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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2000

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276948

ISBN: 006099486X

Condition: Good


1st printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed, faint toning. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 242 pp. An extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the 'Oxford English Dictionary' -- and literary history. The compilation of the 'OED,' begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As definitions were collected, the overseeing committee, led by Professor James Murray, discovered that one man, Dr. W C. Minor, had submitted more than ten thousand. When the committee i... View more info

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Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283613

ISBN: 0060175966

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [3], 242 pp. 8vo. Mysterious (mistie · ries), a. [f. L. mysterium Mysteryi + ous. Cf. F. mysterieux.] 1. Full of or fraught with mystery; wrapt in mystery; hidden from human knowledge or understanding; impossible or difficult to explain, solve, or discover; of obscure origin, nature, or purpose. It is known as one of the greatest literary achievements in the history of English letters. The creation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857, took seventy years to complete, drew from tens of thousands of brilliant ... View more info

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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2291125

ISBN: 0060175966

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [3], 242 pp. 8vo. Mysterious (mistie · ries), a. [f. L. mysterium Mysteryi + ous. Cf. F. mysterieux.] 1. Full of or fraught with mystery; wrapt in mystery; hidden from human knowledge or understanding; impossible or difficult to explain, solve, or discover; of obscure origin, nature, or purpose. It is known as one of the greatest literary achievements in the history of English letters. The creation of the Oxford English Dictionary began i... View more info

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Elements of the English Language; or Analytical Orthography. Designed to Teach the Philosophy of Orthography and Orthoepy. Adapted to Schools.

By: Wright, Albert D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Henry & Sweetlands: 1847

Seller ID: 2287522

Condition: Good


Ink name on front board, two small chips to rear paste-down endpaper, light general wear. 1847 Small Hard Cover. 126 pp. Part First, comprising a system of teaching the elementary sounds, is not in the first edition; but the importance of the subject, intimately connected as it is with the general design of the work, is sufficient to demand an insertion. It is believed to be a valuable acquisition. Part Second, teaches the powers and properties of letters by analysis in a more progressive manner than was taught in the former edition. This is thought to be an improvement. Part Third, teaches no... View more info

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Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused with Audio CD (Second Edition)

By: Yates, Jean

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2286474

ISBN: 0071739637

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. CD included. 2010 Soft Cover. When it comes to understanding Spanish, even good students can be confused. Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused offers you explanations of Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and common phrases and expressions. Its easy-to-use format will get you comfortable with using Spanish for communication quickly and easily. View more info

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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

By: Zinsser, William

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Collins: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2290764

ISBN: 0060891548

Condition: Good


Light edge wear. 2016 Trade Paperback. On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more... View more info