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Latin for All Occasions, Beard, Henry
1 Latin for All Occasions
Beard, Henry
New York Villard Books 1990 0394586603 / 9780394586601 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Green boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 91 pages. Clean unchipped jacket is not price clipped (12.95 on front inside flap), no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From cocktail-party chitchat to things to say on the golf course and useful business expressions, this little book has everything entertaining you'll ever need to say in perfect Latin! 023162

Price: 10.00 USD
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Amo, amas, amat, and more: How to use Latin to your own advantage and to the astonishment of others, Ehrlich, Eugene
2 Amo, amas, amat, and more: How to use Latin to your own advantage and to the astonishment of others
Ehrlich, Eugene
New York Harper & Row 1985 0061812498 / 9780061812491 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in clean bright dust jacket. Clean black boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Inroduction by William F. Buckley, Jr. 328 pages .with index. Clean bright dust jacket has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable myalr cover. More than 1400 phrases, maxims, and probers, giving the correct spelling and pronunciation and literal meaning, also showing how the word or phrase can be used today. 023219

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hill's Writing Desk Companion, Hill, George M.
3 Hill's Writing Desk Companion
Hill, George M.
Chicago / New York George M. Hill Company 1900 Leather_bound Very Good No Dust jacket 
Vest-size leather pocket writing reference with gold lettering on cover and spine. 1/4" chipping at base of spine, a few small edge nicks and closed tears. Binding is tight, small faint name on bottom of last page. 355 pages with index. Circa 1900, no date of publication. Size: 2-1/2" x 5-1/2" A solid little book with all kinds of tips on everything from grammar, punctuation, synonyms and spelling to composition and correct use of titles. 023731

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Heart of Words, Roberts, George
4 The Heart of Words
Roberts, George
New York Macmillan 1929 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Maroon cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine, lettering is legible, but gold has worn off. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Clean except for light surface water marks to front cover. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Clow with lasting memories of your many kindnesses - George Roberts - March 1935." Previous owner name (Evelyn Swineburn) on back of front free endpaper. 158 pgs. with index. A scarce book on the origin of words. 018733

Price: 25.00 USD
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Poplollies and Bellibones: A Celebration of Lost Words, Sperling, Susan Kelz
5 Poplollies and Bellibones: A Celebration of Lost Words
Sperling, Susan Kelz
New York Clarkson N. Potter, Inx. 1977 0517530791 / 9780517530795 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With fifty drawings by George Moran. Foreword by Willard R. Espy. 114 pages with bibliography. Dust jacket is clean, with slight age-toning; small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, a shallow chip at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024677

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