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Gasc's Concise Dictionary of the French & English Languages

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, G Bell & Sons Ltd: 1957

Edition: Reprint of 8th Edition

Seller ID: 001326


Revised introduction by J Marks, MA. enlarged supplement contains 10,000 entries. 941pp. HEAVY BOOK. Gilt lettering to embossed spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners. Previous owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has fading to spine, several small nicks and tears and is somewhat grubby, but is intact. View more info

La Conjugaison - Dictionnaire De Douze Mille Verbes - Bescherelle 1

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Hatier: 1990

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004179


175pp with index. Text in French. Bumping and slight rubbing to spine and corners, with small dent to edge of front board, otherwise good copy, internally clean and bright with no inscriptions. View more info

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Hill's Swedish-English, English-Swedish Pocket Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Stockholm, Jan-Forlag: 1966

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007028


Handy Swedish language dictionary, with useful features of thumb-sized insert for easy location of the English-Swedish section and lined pages for notes to rear (unused). 244pp. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, some marking to page edges and creased corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Winnie Ille Pu

By: A A Milnei (A A Milne), Alexandro Lenardo (Alexander Lenard) (Translator)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Dutton: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007634


Wonderful Latin translation of Winnie the Pooh, first printed for private distribution in 1958, published in this edition with Shepard's illustrations in 1960. 121pp, illustrated endpapers and line drawings throughout. Gilt drawing to front board and lettering to spine. Some foxing to edges and spine slanted, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ worn, spine darkened, some loss to edges. View more info

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Kizhi - Architectural Monuments

By: A B Opolovnik

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Stroyizdat: 1976

Seller ID: 004700


Illustrated guide to the churches and historical wooden buildings on the island of Kizhi on lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia.Text in Russian. 156pp illustrated throughout with excellent photographs, mostly in colour. Gilt lettering to spine somewhat rubbed and boards slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Dictionary of English Place-Names

By: A D Mills

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissued with Corrections

Seller ID: 008586


Excellent reference volume for travellers and local historians. 388pp with glossary. Minor surface scuffing and tiny corner creases, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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An Original Latin Primer

By: A Dingwall Hodge

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Robert Gibson & Sons Ltd: 1946

Edition: Reprint of 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006162


First year Latin text book, 262pp illustrated with black and white drawings and coloured maps to endpapers. Gilt design to front board and faded gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, small ink blots to lower edges, top edges dusty and former owner's initials to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Oxford Library of English Usage - 3 Volumes in Slipcase

By: A J Thomson & A V Martinet (Vol I), RE Allen (Vol II), H W Fowler (Vol III)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006934


Reference work in three uniform volumes. Vol I - Grammar 381pp, Vol II Spelling 299pp, Vol III 725pp. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to front, red faux leather spines with gilt decoration and lettering, in red slipcase. All in fine condition with no marks or inscriptions. Very heavy set, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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A Guide to Patterns and Usage in English

By: A S Hornby

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 10th Impression

Seller ID: 006130


Provides guidance on syntax and usage for advanced students of the English language. 261pp with index. Some rubbing, creasing and marking to cover, foxing to top edges and previous owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise good unannotated copy. View more info

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Don't Say It

By: Alan S C Ross

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007445


Alphabetical guide to English vocabulary. 122pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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La Comtesse De Charny, Tome I, II, III

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Paris, Nelson:

Seller ID: 003135


Three matching volumes, 379pp, 377pp & 382pp. Each has matching gilt and green lettering and design to front board and spine. All have labels to front pastedowns reading "Presented by the British Council". Bumping to spines, corners and edges and slight dustiness to top edges, otherwise good copies. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper of first volume. View more info

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Cassell's French-English, English-French Compact Dictionary

By: Alfred De Curzon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1964

Edition: 46th Edition

Seller ID: 006343


Compact language dictionary with phonetic symbols to aid correct pronunciation. 256pp. Minor marking to page edges, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. DJ is clipped, although price still present, slightly edgeworn and darkened to rear panel, otherwise good. View more info

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Chambers Rhyming Dictionary

By: Alice Grandison (Editor), Benjamin Zephaniah (Preface)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006801


Invaluable resource which combines commonplace words with names of people and places, titles of books and films and idiomatic phrases to come up with unusual rhymes. Over 33,000 rhymes. 371pp with index. Preface by Benjamin Zephaniah. Some creasing and rubbing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Little Book of Cliches - From Everyday Idioms to Shakespearian Sayings

By: Alison Westwood

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Eastbourne, Canary Press / Omnipress Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005879


The history and meanings behind hundreds of phrases used in everyday speech. 157pp illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Green ribbon page marker. Minor rubbing to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Sur La Pierre Blanche

By: Anatole France

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Paris, Nelson: 1934

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005264


Les Collection Nelson edition. Novel first published in 1905. Text in French, 285pp. Grey/green lettering and design to front board and spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners, some marking to boards, top edges dusty and slightly darkened panels to endpapers, otherwise very good tight copy with no inscriptions View more info

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Bestiaire De La Culture Populaire Musulmane et Juive Au Maroc

By: Andre Goldenberg

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aix-en-Provence, Edisud: 2000

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007807


Study of the depiction of animals in Muslim and Jewish folk culture in Morocco. Text in French. 142pp, illustrated throughout with colour reproductions. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top back corner bumped and board slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has bump to top corner and minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Le Mariage De Figaro - Comedie, I & II

By: Beaumarchais

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Paris, Larousse: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005271


Classiques Larousse edition, two paperback volumes. Text in French. Some rubbing to spines, age-toning to pages and front cover of Vol I has sellotape repair to spine, otherwise good copies with no inscriptions.. View more info

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Polish for Travellers

By: Berlitz

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Editions Berlitz S.A.: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005543


Polish phrase book for English-speaking travellers, containing 1200 phrases, 2000 useful words and at-a-glance guide to pronunciation. Colour-coded page edges for easy reference. 192pp. Minor edgewear, marking to cover and small nick at top of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Les Mondes Imaginaires et Les Mondes Reels

By: Camille Flammarion

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Didier & Co:

Edition: 20th Edition

Seller ID: 008367


'Real and Imaginary Worlds', first published in 1865, subtitled: 'Voyage Pittoresque dans le Ciel et Revue Critique desTheories Humaines, Scientifique et Romanesques, Anciennes et Modernes, sur les Habitants des Astres'. Undated 20th edition but faint inscription to front endpaper appears to be dated 1888. Text in French. 599pp illustrated with black and white drawings.. Gilt lined border and gilt shield to front board. Spine decorated in gilt, with five raised bands and... View more info

Spanish-English, English-Spanish Commercial Dictionary

By: Carlos Reyes Orozco

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008849


Pergamon Oxford Latin American Series. Glossary of commercial and economic terms designed to supplement existing Spanish-English dictionaries. 199pp. Minor wrinkling to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info