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La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres"), Baume, Y. S.
1 La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres")
Baume, Y. S.
London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1955 Hardcover Near Fine 
Complete set of six hardcover books numbered 1 through 6, no date of publication, circa 1950's. Illustrated with drawings, all text in French. All book covers are clean (each has sticker from a bookstore at top edge of rear cover). Very small neatly printed previous owner name at top edge of inside front covers. No chipping or wear to covers, all pages are clean. Adorable books with pictures to help reader learn to speak French, each book with slightly increasing difficulty. 027264

Price: 50.00 USD
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Latin for All Occasions, Beard, Henry
2 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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When in French: Love in a Second Language, Collins, Lauren
3 When in French: Love in a Second Language
Collins, Lauren
New York Penguin Press 2016 1594206449 / 9781594206443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with red spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's funny and intelligent memoir of falling in love with a Frenchman, and her struggles to learn his language while living in Europe - also a continuing interesting discussion of humanity's many forms of language and its influence on us. 027860

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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
4 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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Latin for Today: Second-Year Course, Gray, Mason D. and Thornton Jenkins
5 Latin for Today: Second-Year Course
Gray, Mason D. and Thornton Jenkins
Ginn and Company 1928 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book, decorated American trade binding. Brown ribbed cloth boards with lighter brown decoration and stamped lettering on cover, small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front pastedown. Pages are clean and bright; a few small notations here and there by previous owner. Illustrated in full color and black and white. In addition to the language lessons, there are many history lessons here, with many illustrations and maps. 156 pages with index. 027945

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hill's Writing Desk Companion, Hill, George M.
6 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

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A Short-Cut to Correct Pronunciation 1946 (Two Volume Set), Hunter, Estelle B.
7 A Short-Cut to Correct Pronunciation 1946 (Two Volume Set)
Hunter, Estelle B.
Chicago The Better English Institute of America 1946 First Paperback Very Good+ Mahrea Cramer Lehman, Illustrator 
Two booklets (Section One and Section Two) - softcover with a secondary brown cover with gold lettering and decoration. Previous owner name at top edge of inside cover of Section One - otherwise both very clean throughout, with tight bindings, clean covers with very small corner chip to cover of Section One. Illustrated by Mahrea Cramer Lehman. 183 pages total. Correct pronunciation, improving enunciation; difficult words; silent letters and more. 025610

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The Play of Words - Fun & Games for Language Lovers, Lederer, Richard
8 The Play of Words - Fun & Games for Language Lovers
Lederer, Richard
New York Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster) 1990 0671689088 / 9780671689087 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Bernie Cootner, Illustrator 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Rust brown boards with beige cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; light foxing to spine cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Publisher's remainder mark on top text block page edges (black marker line). Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the author who wrote the best selling book, "Crazy English" this book invites his fellow word lovers to enjoy fun and games with one of the most glorious languages on planet Earth. 027305

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Dictionary of Colorful Italian Idioms, Pekelis, Carla
9 A Dictionary of Colorful Italian Idioms
Pekelis, Carla
New York E. P. Dutton 1967 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean paperback edition. Very slight soft crease to lower right corner of front cover. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean. Illustrated by Paola Mazzetti. 227 pages. A treasury of popular expressions used in Italian speech and writing, with their American equivalents. 027649

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Heart of Words, Roberts, George
10 The Heart of Words
Roberts, George
New York Macmillan 1929 First 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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An A.B.C. of English Usage, Treble, H.A. and G. H. Vallins
11 An A.B.C. of English Usage
Treble, H.A. and G. H. Vallins
London Oxford 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second Printing (August, 1936) in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with very small previous owner name and "Cambridge" neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Preface by the authors. 192 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2s.6d. net on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a couple of short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality romovable mylar cover. 025526

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