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Crabb's English Synonymes; Revised Edition

by Crabb, George, and Finley, John H (Introduction by)

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Published
1917
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Very good. No dust jacket. Dulled spine titles.
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D-G on copyright page.
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New York.: Grosset & Dunlap by arr. w/ Harper & Brothers., 1917. D-G on copyright page.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Dulled spine titles.. Azarian, Mary (Illustrated by).. 1 Textured cloth over boards; gold framed front title box, gold titles. 717 p. 21 cm. Dark red top page block. Subtitle: "Revised and Enlarged by the Addition… Read more
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A Writer's Companion; An Indispensable Compilation of the Most Elusive Information

by Rubin, Louis D. Jr (Edited by), and Mills, Jerry Leath (In Association with)

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Published
1997
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Fine.
Edition
3rd printing.
ISBN
9780062734723
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$9.00

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New York.: Harper Paperbacks., 1997. 3rd printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 993 p. Audience: General/trade. For writers, editors, fact-checkers and information lovers; 66 intriguing lists and special glossaries.
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Dr. Chase's Recipes, or, Information for Everybody: An invaluable collection of about eight hundred practical recipes for merchants, grocers, saloon-keepers, physicians, druggists, tanners, shoe makers, harness makers, painters, jewelers, blacksmiths...

by Chase, A. W., M.D.

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Published
1866
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Poor. No dust jacket. Covers missing. Reading copy. Text intact, well-bound. Numerous edge chips. Soiling.
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40th edition.
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$28.00

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Ann Arbor MI.: Published by Author., 1866. 40th edition.. Trade paperback. Poor. No dust jacket. Covers missing. Reading copy. Text intact, well-bound. Numerous edge chips. Soiling.. 1 Art from steel engravings (author portrait, U. of Michigan buildings, Printing office; Horse external diagram; thin paper. Handbook size, 17 cm. 384 p., reference appendices. Preface by author included, 10th edition.… Read more
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The Secretary's Quick Reference Handbook

by Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl

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Published
1983
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Fine.
Edition
4th printing.
ISBN
9780668055956
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$29.00

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New York.: ARCO., 1983. 4th printing.. Mass-market paperback. Fine.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. 282 p. Audience: General/trade. Contents: Essentials of Business English; Efficient Office Practice; Records Management Techniques; Contemporary Business Letter Style Guide; Spelling and Word Division Rules made Simple; Up-to-date Postal Regulations (1983).
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Managing Debt for Dummies: Proven tips to cut expenses and slash monthly payments

by Ventura, John, and Reed, Mary

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Published
2007
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New. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780470084861
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$6.00

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For Dummies / Wiley., 2007. 2nd printing.. Trade paperback. New. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Trade paperback (US), 6x9in. Glued binding. 292 p. Icon, cartoon illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Advice publisher series: 'A Reference for the Rest of Us! ' (subtitle). Bills itself as 'real world' advice.
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New Practical Dictionary for Cross Word Puzzles: Revised, Enlarged Edition, More than 66, 000 Answers to Definitions

by Newman, Frank Eaton

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Published
1957
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Good. No dust jacket. Tight. Cover light irregular discoloration. Lower edge wear, inlcuding "thumbing" soiling, botto
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4th since 1942.
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$3.00

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Garden City NY: Garden City Books, 1957. 4th since 1942.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Tight. Cover light irregular discoloration. Lower edge wear, inlcuding "thumbing" soiling, bottom and right edge. Interior pages clean.. 1 300 p.; 21 cm. A useful resource whether a puzzler or not, with definition and word association lists, including some terms no longer… Read more
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Whitfield's University Rhyming Dictionary

by Whitfield, Jane Shaw, And Stillman, Frances (Edited By)

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Published
1964
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Good. No dust jacket as issued. Interior clean. Foxing to page edges. Spine creasing.
Edition
5th printing. Original edition: 1951.
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$4.00

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New York: Apollo Edition / Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1964. 5th printing. Original edition: 1951.. Trade paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Interior clean. Foxing to page edges. Spine creasing.. 0 283 p. 5x8in. Green, blk, blue, orange cover; white titles. Preface; Brief Guide to English Versification: Meters, Stanza, Fixed Forms, Blank & Free, Kinds of Poetry,… Read more
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Isaac Pitman's Shorthand Instructor; An Exposition of Isaac Pitman's System of Phonography.

by Pitman, Isaac, Sir

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Published
1907
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Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Ink stamp in purple: Property of Board of Education, City of New York, Jul 2 190
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Tentieth Century Edition, Revised. 1893, 1899, 1901, 1905.
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New York / Toronto.: Isaac Pitman & Sons, the Phonographic Depot., 1907. Tentieth Century Edition, Revised. 1893, 1899, 1901, 1905.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Ink stamp in purple: Property of Board of Education, City of New York, Jul 2 1908. Also penned Harry J Stretch, plus crossed out 1913 owner. Front board 3-in.… Read more
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Dictation Studies (Benn Pitman Phonography)

by Tinus, W. L.

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Published
1903
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Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light bumping. MInor cover blemishing. Tightly bound.
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Presumed 1st. No print line.
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$22.00

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New York / San Francisco / Chicago.: Powers & Lyons., 1903. Presumed 1st. No print line.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light bumping. MInor cover blemishing. Tightly bound.. 1 Green cloth over boards. Black stamped titles w/ flourish. 240 p. Includes illustrations. Secretarial Training, subtitled, "A manual of business correspondence designed especially as a… Read more
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The Home Library of Law; Volume VI Domestic Relations and Wrongs

by Bolles, Albert Sidney

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Published
1909
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Fine. No dust jacket. Light age-toning.
Edition
1905 copyright. 2nd printing/edition.
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New York.: Doubleday, Page & Company., 1909. 1905 copyright. 2nd printing/edition.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Light age-toning.. 1 Brown leather over spine; lighter brown cloth over boards. Gold title box, spine. 6 v.; 19 cm. pp.867-1047. Contents: Marriage; The Parental Relation; Disabilities and Liabilities of Minors; Guardianship; Employer and Employees; Wrongs. Author Albert S Bowles was… Read more
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A Connotary; Definitions not found in dictionaries, collected from the sayings of the wise and otherwise.

by Pollard, Jno. Garland

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Published
1935
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Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Pages pretty clean w/ occasional small stains. Cover, endpapers soiled, foxed; r
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4th printing of revised & enlarged 3rd edition.
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$3.75

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New York: Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1935. 4th printing of revised & enlarged 3rd edition.. Hard cover. Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Pages pretty clean w/ occasional small stains. Cover, endpapers soiled, foxed; rear free end paper half missing. Had been owned by "Roxy Dunbar, Troy, Ala--" stylishly printed.. Seibel, Fred O. (Illustrated by).. 1… Read more
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A New Milestone in Encyclopedia Craftsmanship: World Book Encyclopedia (Sales Prospectus, 1958)

by

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Published
1958
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Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor end paper foxing at back. A customer with small teeth has sampled 1-inch sections at
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$25.00

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Field Enterprises Educational Corporation, 1958. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor end paper foxing at back. A customer with small teeth has sampled 1-inch sections at top spine and top rear each, or some other purposeful light damage.. 1 518 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Leather like maroon covers, 3-pin binding, showing a sample… Read more
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The Merriam-Webster Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

by Merriam-Webster, Editors of

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Published
1995
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Fine in fine dust jacket. Age-toning. Slight jacket surface wear.
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9780831791643
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$12.50

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Smithmark Publishers., 1995. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Age-toning. Slight jacket surface wear.. 1 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 743 p. Audience: General/trade. Reference for wordsmiths: Answers developed from crossword puzzle clues; plus more than 120 categorized word lists; solutions listed by number of letters and alphabetically; range of info like contemporary names, obscure words, literary… Read more
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The Lincoln Reader

by Angle, Paul M. (Editor)

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Published
1947
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Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Bookplate. Minor edgewear. Tight. Clean.
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New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1947. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Bookplate. Minor edgewear. Tight. Clean.. 0 xii, 564 p. 23 cm. Sections in B&W: Portraits, Plates, Facsimiles. References by chapter. Bibliography. Index. A biography written by sixty-five authors, Foreword. Light blue cloth-covered boards with 'A. Lincoln' facsimile cover signature and brown/maroon… Read more
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Twentieth Century Encyclopedia: a Summary of Universal Knowledge, With Pronunciation of Every Subject Title, for Teachers, Pupils and Families

by Colange, L.

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Published
1902
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Good. No dust jacket. Front hinge loosening but still attached. Top of spine chipped. orners bumped.
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Twentieth Century Encyclopedia Co, 1902. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Front hinge loosening but still attached. Top of spine chipped. orners bumped.. 1 991 p. Illustrations, diagrams, maps, index. Stamped gold titles. Frame w/ ornate corners. Dark green pebbled cloth cover boards. Green marbled page edges, 3 sides. Back pages: U.S. Census of 1900, by Counties, size… Read more
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The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking

by Carnegie, Dale, And Carnegie, Dorothy (Revision By)

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Published
1985
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Small DJ edge tears. Inside clean and tight.
Edition
28th printing
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Garden City, N. Y: Dale Carnegie & Associates, 1985. 28th printing. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Small DJ edge tears. Inside clean and tight.. 0 xi, 273 p.; 21 cm. Gray cloth covered boards. Classic confidence builder.
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Day's Practical and Comprehensive Shorthand Dictionary of the English Language, Revised Edition

by Day, Prof. Alfred

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Published
1914
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Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name penciled: "C W Towle 2/1/16." Clean interior. Li
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Copyrighted 1896 and 1905.
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Cleveland OH.: The Burrows Brothers Co., 1914. Copyrighted 1896 and 1905.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name penciled: "C W Towle 2/1/16." Clean interior. Light cover soiling from handling; Minor spine end, corner rubs, with slight exposure to boards at corners.. 1 320 p. Light blue cloth over boards; darker… Read more
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Dictionary of Word Origins

by Shipley, Joseph T.

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Published
1945
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block darkening.
Edition
Newer edition. Circa 1980s, no date other than 1945.
ISBN
9780802215574
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New York.: Philosophical Library., 1945. Newer edition. Circa 1980s, no date other than 1945.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block darkening.. 1 Red cloth and blue paper over boards. Blue jacket w/ white titles. 430 p. Professional and scholarly. Language Use Reference / Etymology: Includes Terms often Used; Grimm's Law; Theories of… Read more
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The Manual of Heraldry: A concise description of the several terms used, and containing a Dictionary of every designation in the science.

by Grant, Francis James, Sir (Editor)

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Published
1948
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Very good. No dust jacket. Clean covers and tight bound. Slightest of edge wear. Light random foxing to front end papers.
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Edinburgh.: John Grant: Booksellers: Limited., 1948. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Clean covers and tight bound. Slightest of edge wear. Light random foxing to front end papers.. 1 Light blue cloth over boards. Dark blue spine titles.141p., 19 cm. 350 Pen&Ink illustrations. Coats of Arms, a history and reference. Contents: Origin of Coats of Arms; The… Read more
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Practical "Standard" Dictionary of the English Language (Abridged);

by

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Published
1946
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Very good-; Stress to front lower binding of Volume II, starting to separate.
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Printed by J.G. Ferguson and Associates, 20th edition since 1922
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$30.00

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Chicago: Funk & Wagnalls, 1946. Printed by J.G. Ferguson and Associates, 20th edition since 1922. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Very good-; Stress to front lower binding of Volume II, starting to separate.. 2 2 volume set. xxxix, 1309 p.; 8x11"; Includes 2, 500 Illustrations, some color plates. Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation,… Read more
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