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1 Adams, Ramon F. Western Words. A Dictionary of the Range, Cow Camp, and Trail.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1944. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Good condition in Good jacket, in mylar wrap 
Inscribed by the author on front endpaper to Joseph Ross, "with a welcome from a native who was taught to vote the Democratic ticket, hate Mexicans & love good whiskey. May you stay a long time & become an adopted son." Cloth, with spotting to foredge. In price-clipped dust jacket with moderate soil, wear at edges; tape reinforcement around spine ends/


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2 Boaz, Martha. Fervent and Full of Gifts. The Life of Althea Warren.
N.Y.: Scarecrow Press, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
163 pp., incl. bibliography of books & articles by Althea Warren; 8vo; mustard cloth, no dust jacket.

Althea Hester Warren (1886-1958), during a long and influential carrer in Library Science, she was president of the American Library Association (1943-1944) and Los Angeles City Librarian (1933-1947).. 
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3 Brophy, John and Eric Partridge. The Long Trail. What the British Soldier Sang and Said in The Great War of 1914-18.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1965. Revised Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Very Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap 
239 pp.; 8vo; red paper over boards, in white & red jacket; black & white photographs. Slight age toning to jacket at back & extremities.

First published in 1930, with the last of three editions published in 1931, now completely revised and re-arranged by Mr. Brophy.. 
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4 Bruce, John. Gaudy Century. The Story of San Francisco's Hundred Years of Robust Journalism.
N.Y.: Random House, [1948]. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap 
302 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price clipped dust jacket with moderate soil & thumb tip size loss at foot of spine

The City as reflected in its newspapers, 1848 to 1948. Bruce was a career newsman who worked intimately with Fremont Older in his long fight to free Tom Mooney and was Older's city ediitor on the Eastbay Call, then the Call-Bulletin. He held that position on the San Francisco Chronicle when Gaudy Century was published.. 
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5 Frey, Albert R. Sobriquets and Nicknames.
Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1888. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
482 pp.; 8vo; rebound in blue fabricoid, spine stamped in gilt.

Abdael to The Zuthpen Hero. Pages 369-482 is an index of True Names.. 
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6 Mancini, Felice, editor. Metamorphoses, Our Farewell Issue.
Redwood City: Summit, 1989. Soft Cover, Fine condition 
General interest magazine. 62 pp.; 4to; still in white mailing wrapper.


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7 Partridge, Eric. A Dictionary of Cliches. With an Introductory Essay.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd., 1962. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover, Very good condtion in very good jacke, in protective mylar wrap 
260 pp., 12mo; cloth in dust jacket. Spots of foxing to top edge; a few spots of light foxing to endpapers. In very good or better jacket with light wear at edges & light soil, Macmillan distribution sticker on jacket front.


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8 Stewart, George R. American Given Names. Their Origin and History in the Context of the English Language.
N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 1979. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good condition in Fine jacket in mylar wrap 
264 pp.; cloth in dust jacket. Moderate foxing to edges.


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