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1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Washington, D.C. American Speech and Hearing Association/ASHA, 1973. Oblong Octavo; pp 154; VG-; tan spine with black and greenish gray text; no jacket; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; minor wear to spine corners; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges show light tone; mild defect to front hinge; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; text in English and Spanish.
Krakow: Muzeum Etnograficzne im. Seweryna Udzieli w Krakowie, 2005. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in illustrated paper, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Text in Polish, foreword and introduction in parallel English and Polish; 136 pages, illustrated (color).
White Plains, NY: Longman Inc. First Printing. Octavo; VG-; blue, orange and red spines with black text; 3 volumes: vols. 1 and 2, in one bound book: 1, Meeting the Family and 2, Rome at Last, pp 128 [ISBN 0801301998], 1988; vols. 3 and 4, in one bound book: 3, Home and School and 4, Pastimes and Ceremonies, pp 159 [ISBN 080130198x], 1988; vols. 4 and 5, in one bound book: 4, Pastimes and Ceremonies and 5, Public Life and Private Lives [ISBN 0582998573], 1987; no jackets; cloths show slight wear to exteriors; little edge wear; strong boards; text block edges have very light wear; interiors clean; illustrated; tight bindings.
Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, 1990. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has light edgewear, creasing to hinges, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; “Corrigenda” tipped in inside rear cover; At head of title “The Institute of Asian and African Studies, The Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation”; ISSN 0334-4118; Text chiefly in English with 1 paper in French and 1 paper in German; 329 pages.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Small Booklet; pp 49; G/paperback; ivory spine without text; covers show some soiling to exterior, brown text to front with illustration; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; minor toning to some pages, otherwise clean; French/Creole text NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Editeur, n.d. 16mo; pp 331; Good-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior, condition noted; lightly bumped corners; text block marbled; some dampstaining to ffep at head edge; mild toning to interior; light pencil markings to ffep and half title pages; illustrated front pastedown and rear endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; few chips to ffep and half title page; text in English, German, French and Italian;.
Londini: 1783. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text on brown boxes; Latin language; Boards have sturdy planks with rubbing & smudging on exterior and minor edge wear; Text block is genenerally age toned with shadow toning on first few pages and light foxing throughout text, taped head & fore edges of 5th & 6th pages; pp 631.
London: VT Group. Second edition. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Includes CD Rom “Romanian Romani/Gypsy Language : English Words for School Use = Englezisko vorbe kash te potrebin pes ande shkola”; 43 pages, illustrated (b&w) + CD Rom.
Monterey, CA: Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, 1980. Large Octavo; pp 256; G/paperback; light green spine with black text; covers show very slight sunning to spine; light soiling to exterior; intact panels; punched holes toward spine for 3-ring binder; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Arabic and English texts;.
Ochettaz: Editions Centre de droit Arabe et Musulman, 2016. Quarto; pp 463; VG-/paperback; brownish gray spine with white text; covers show little wear to exterior; intact panels; text block exterior edges have small smudge to exterior fore edge; interior clean; illustrated; text in French and Arabic.
n.p. Joseph Aharoni, 1975. Octavo; pp 430; G-/paperback; ivory white spine with brown text; covers show slight soiling to exterior; small chip to spine at tail edge; few small wrinkles to spine; intact panels; text block has light toning to exterior edges; mild defect to front hinge; gift inscription to title page; illustrated; Hebrew and English text;.
Dhaka: Bangla Academy, 2008. Octavo; Twenty-fourth reprint; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow and red with white and red print; DJ has mild edgewear, plastic film separating from paper, glued to book’s endpapers; Boards in yellow and red paper with white print, edgewear, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block, clean text; Bengali/English only; NOT English/Bengali.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1965. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, vendor labels on front and rear, mild shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front flyleaf, name in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to edges, to front endpapers and to title page, else clean and tight; x, 111 pages.
London and New York: Routledge, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; pp 200; black spine with white text; first PB Edition; covers show only mild wear to exterior; text block edges have minimal wear to exterior; tight binding; previous owner's name to ffep; some underlining; illustrated.
Malta: The University of Malta, 1985. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 240; Good/paperback; light blue spine with black text; covers have slight smudges to exterior; minor chips to edges; light crease to joints and corners; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker inside front cover; small sticker to half title page; interior clean; illustrated;.
London, New York, Idadan: Cambridge University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 163; VG/G-; red spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has some sun fading to spine; moderate soiling to exterior rear; minor dings to edges; cloth shows lightly sun faded exterior; lightly bumped head corners; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; illustrated;.
Philadelphia: The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1984. Second Edition. Quarto; G/paperback; pp 78; black spiral spine; sunned blue pictorial front cover show modest sunning; blue pictorial front with white titles; light soiling to rear; chipping to front joint at head and tail edges; minor edge wear; text block has moderate wear to exterior edges; illustrated.
New York: Academic Press, 1977. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print; DJ is green with white print, fading to spine, light edgewear, slight tear at bottom of spine, spotting and age-toning to rear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has owner label on front pastedown, vendor stamp on front flyleaf, underlining and marginal notation ink throughout; xvii, 293 pages, tables, charts.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1994. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with red and white print; DJ has edgewear, creasing to flaps, light shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, mildly cocked spine, light wear to spine caps, slight bump to front bottom edge, light soiling/shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; xii, 417 pages.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
Amsterdam: Judocum Pluymer, 1659. Sextodecimo in full vellum boards, VG-/ No Dust Jacket, minor shelf-wear: boards somewhat smudged and edges a little worn, boards somewhat bowed, paste-downs torn where vellum is pasted underneath,two very small (less than dime-sized) spots of soiling on spine, edges of text block age-toned, occasional light foxing to interior, engraved frontispiece on title page, previous owner's name in ink on title page and writing in ink on free end paper, else text clean, engraved frontispiece on title page, binding tight, TEXT IN LATIN Full Title: Gasperis Scioppi Grammatica philosophica : non modo tironibus linguæ latinæ ad artem illam und trimestri perfectè adducendam, sed & latinè doctissimus ad reddendam eorum rationem quae legunt aut scribunt, in primis utilis, vel necessaria : accessit præfatio de veteris ad novæ grammaticæ latinæ origine, dignitate & usu. [Sextodecimo, Spine is vellum with black writing on spine.
Cambridge, MA and London, UK: The Belknap Press of Harvard University. Mixed Editions. Small Quarto; VG-/G; beige and light pink spines with navy blue text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Introduction and A-C, pp 903 [ISBN 0674205111], 1985; vol. 2, D-H, pp 1175 [ISBN 067420512x], 1991; vol. 3, I-O, pp 927 [ISBN 0674205197], 1996; dust jackets has noticeable sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; some minor chips to edges; cloths have mild wear to corners; clean exterior; mild rubbing to corners; text blocks show slight smudges to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Octavo; VG- Paperback; White spine with Black text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, some marks on front cover, otherwise clean; Textblock has slight age toning, ink stamp from previous owner on front pastedown and endpaper, small brown marks on front and rear pastedowns and endpapers, otherwise clean; 103 pp.
Praha: BRIO, 2009. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, purple with white print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, green ribbon marker; unpaged, color illustrations. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New Delhi: Chhaya Chakraborty, 1978. First Limited Library Edition. 10mo; pp 80; G-/Fair; ivory spine without text; dust jacket has slight tone to exterior; several chips to edges; burgundy and ivory text to front; mylar wrap; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; adhesive residue to front pastedown; missing ffep; chip to front gutter at title page; frontispiece; some foxing to first few pages; illustrated; slight pencil.
New York: Praeger, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 307 pages; VG-; spine is white and black with purple lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, a small piece missing at the top fore edge corner of the front cover; pages have minor foxing along the edges; inscribed by Noam Chomsky on the ffep; shelved case 10.
London: The Booksellers, 1788. Twenty-fifth edition. 18mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; Boards have heavy shelf wear with rubbed & peeling exterior and mashed spine edges, but still unbroken; Text block has darkened due to age with fragile but intact pages which have light foxing throughout; Slight cracking at front and rear pastedowns from binding along hinges; Writing on front end paper and also slightly on rear end paper; pp 142.
The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1965. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 244; G-/paperback; dark beige with brown text; beige covers show modest sunning to toward edges and to spine; some brown spots to exterior; chip to rear panel, as is; faux flaps; small price sticker to front flap; intact panels; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; illustrated;.
London: Published for The British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green & CO., 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 56 pages, 2 pages of plates (portraits), illustrated; VG-; yellow cover with red and back print, pencil inscribed price on front, slight peripheral browning, slight smudging and spotting outside corners slightly bumped, rusted spine staples visible with slight adjacent stain to cover, hole in cover at lower spine staple, chipping at upper and lower spine edge of cover; clean interior; "Writers and Their Work, No. 142"; "Bibliographical Series of Supplements to 'British Book News' on Writers and Their Work"
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Washington, D.C. Georgetown University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG-/paperback; white spine with red text; originally published 1964; covers show mild tone toward edges; lightly sunned spine; minor wear to corners; text block exterior edges show some smudges; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean; pp 597; text in Arabic and English.
Essex: A Verbatim Book, 1978. Octavo; Second Verbatim printing, May 1978; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with brown print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners (taped), edgewear, toning to spine; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for smudge at top corner of page vi; xiii, 370 pages.
Essex, CT: Verbatim, 1980. Fourth Printing. Octavo; G/G-; dark yellow spines with dark brown text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Parts of Speech, pp 370; vol. 2, Syntax, pp 624; dust jackets have noticeable wear to edges; tape mends to interior spine edges; slight sunning to spines, mostly to vol. 2; cloths have slight spotting to exteriors; mild edge wear; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
Amsterdam: Apud Johannem Jansonium, 1649. Editio Nova [New Edition]. 32mo in full vellum boards, G+/No Dust Jacket: Some Shelfwear: light bumping to head and tail of spine, vellum along back hinge cracked halfway up hinge, but board is still well attached, vellum somewhat smudged, very lightly scratched, and age-toned on spine, boards a little bowed, thumbprint-sized spot of soiling on back board, frontispiece a little worn with small spot of soiling, writing in ink on front paste-down and previous owner's name in ink on title page, else text clean, light scattered foxing to text, edges of text block stained dark green, binding good.TEXT MOSTLY IN LATIN WITH SOME GREEK [32mo with agetoned vellum spine, Title handwritten].
University: The University of Alabama Press, 1972. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Spine, green leather, gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and green cloth to boards, slight blemish to leather at front hinge, small surface tear to leather on spine, else clean and strong; Text block has green-tinted edges, name in ink on half-title page, else clean and tight; xviii, 461 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 304; G/G; blue spine with black and white text; scarce in HB; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; few chips to edges; cloth shows light shelf wear; lightly bumped spine edges; mildly cocked spine; text block has shows slight smudges to exterior edges; illustrated;.
Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 1969. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on blue banner; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, small stain on front, spine and hinges, else clean and strong; Text block has light spotting to fore edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in German; xxvi, 866 pages, + Index: x, 378 pages.