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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

Condition: 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). 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

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: 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 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

Image for Le Secretaire a` la mode Reforme´, ou le Mercure Nouveau, contenant les lettres choisies des plus beaux esprits de ce temps, avec une nouvelle instruction a` ecrire des lettres, et VI entretiens de la civilite´, le tout mis en ordre par Francois de Fenne ...

Le Secretaire a` la mode Reforme┬┤, ou le Mercure Nouveau, contenant les lettres choisies des plus beaux esprits de ce temps, avec une nouvelle instruction a` ecrire des lettres, et VI entretiens de la civilite┬┤, le tout mis en ordre par Francois de Fenne ...

By: DE FENNE, FRANCOIS, (PUT IN ORDER BY).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Leyde), Jacques Hackius: 1684

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9306

Condition: Fair condition.


(1-2), title & verso; 3-(10), introduction and advertissemsnt; 1-624 pp.; 24mo; dark brown calf; 4 raised bands forming five compartments; spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Cover surface with cracking, bumped and rubbed at corner tips, with a thumb size spot rubbed through front cover; edges and prelims with soil, a splotch of ink, a doodle. Margin and leading edge of text torn out p. 639. Otherwise a solid copy. Text in French.Instruction on the French language including grammar, letter writing, etiquette, etc. 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

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Pantographia, Containing Accurate Copies of all the Known Alphabets in the World; together with an English explanation of the peculiar force or power of each letter: to which are added specimens of all well-authenticated oral languages, forming a comprehensive digest of Phonology.

Pantographia, Containing Accurate Copies of all the Known Alphabets in the World; together with an English explanation of the peculiar force or power of each letter: to which are added specimens of all well-authenticated oral languages, forming a comprehensive digest of Phonology.

By: FRY, EDMUND, LETTER-FOUNDER, TYPE-STREET.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Cooper & Wilson for John and Arthur Arch, (etc.): 1799

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8931

Condition: Good Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with usual treatments including bookplate, and rear pocket & due date slip; perforation stamp only on title page. 320 pp., incl. appendix; 8vo; bound in library cloth. Text pages overall very clean with only some very occasional scattered foxing. View more info

Metamorphoses, Our Farewell Issue.

By: Mancini, Felice, editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Redwood City, Summit: 1989

Seller ID: 4838

Condition: Fine condition


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

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: Very Good condition in Fine jacket in mylar wrap


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