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Western Words. A Dictionary of the Range, Cow Camp, and Trail.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5898


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/ View more info

Fervent and Full of Gifts. The Life of Althea Warren.

By: Boaz, Martha.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scarecrow Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3505


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). View more info

The Long Trail. What the British Soldier Sang and Said in The Great War of 1914-18.

By: Brophy, John and Eric Partridge.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 4950


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. View more info

Gaudy Century. The Story of San Francisco's Hundred Years of Robust Journalism.

By: Bruce, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: [1948]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3794


302 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price clipped dust jacket with moderate soil & thumb tip size loss at foot of spineThe 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. View more info

Sobriquets and Nicknames.

By: Frey, Albert R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Company: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5311


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. View more info

Metamorphoses, Our Farewell Issue.

By: Mancini, Felice, editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Redwood City, Summit: 1989

Seller ID: 4838


General interest magazine. 62 pp.; 4to; still in white mailing wrapper. View more info

A Dictionary of Cliches. With an Introductory Essay.

By: Partridge, Eric.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd.: 1962

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 4839


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. View more info

American Given Names. Their Origin and History in the Context of the English Language.

By: Stewart, George R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5197


264 pp.; cloth in dust jacket. Moderate foxing to edges. View more info