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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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Amo, amas, amat, and more: How to use Latin to your own advantage and to the astonishment of others, Ehrlich, Eugene
3 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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The Shining Trail, Fuller, Iola
4 The Shining Trail
Fuller, Iola
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, second printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks; a little browning at hinges of endpapers. 442 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is scarce - not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny chips and nicks at spine ends, beautiful photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy of this historically accurate novel about the Black Hawk War. Based throughout on history, using largely historical characters, using the the author's amazing grasp of the Indian way of life, Iola Fuller weaves a picture of the time when, under Black Hawk's magnfiicent leadership, the tribes east of the Mississippi fought their last fight for their homes and their rich hunting lands. Iola Fuller is also the author of the book "The Loon Feather." 027534

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Hill's Writing Desk Companion, Hill, George M.
5 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.
6 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
7 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 Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns, Naoko Chino
8 A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns
Naoko Chino
Kodansha International 2000 4770026080 / 9784770026088 First Paperback Fine 
First Edition, 2000 stated on copyright page. Clean bright trade paperback with French flaps, no creasing or wear - as new condition. Size approx. 5" x 7". Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages with index. Contains fifty of the most common basic patterns; sixty-nine variations of the basic patterns; formulas delineating basic pattern structure; definitions of terms used in the formulas; polite example sentences and dialogues, commentary on individual usages; all the basic patterns needed for Levels 3 & 4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. 025783

Price: 20.00 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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Poplollies and Bellibones: A Celebration of Lost Words, Sperling, Susan Kelz
11 Poplollies and Bellibones: A Celebration of Lost Words
Sperling, Susan Kelz
New York Clarkson N. Potter, Inx. 1977 0517530791 / 9780517530795 First 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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An A.B.C. of English Usage, Treble, H.A. and G. H. Vallins
12 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Eyes on Mime: Language Without Speech, Walker, Kathrine Sorley
13 Eyes on Mime: Language Without Speech
Walker, Kathrine Sorley
New York John Day Company 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - very neatly stamped small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 190 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, slightly age-toned, no chips, slight wear to folds, one closed edge tear; price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author traces the development of the art of mime through history, the technique of different gesture languages belonging to different cultures, and the varying ways in which mime is used today, not only in the theater but in our everyday life. 027250

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