Category: Dictionary/Encyclopedia


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By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Phaidon Press Limited: 1978

Seller ID: 003232

ISBN: 0-7148-1513-6

Condition: Very Good+

1,618 entries. over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists. 1,434 illustrations with 301 in color. 704 pages. DJ is VG- with wear to edges, corners and creasing to spine. Book covers are clean, interior is tight. Book is VG+. Due to the size of this book, extra postage may be required. View more info

AUTHORS' & PRINTERS' DICTIONARY: A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists. With Full List of Abbreviations, an Attempt to Codify the Best Typographical Practices of the Present Day

By: Collins, F. Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1938

Seller ID: 004384

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-

Eighth Edition, Ninth Impression, Revised. 407 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Spine darkened? Page edges mildly soiled. Overall exterior is Good+ to Very Good-. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info


By: Diagram Group

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000895

ISBN: 0-02-531310-X

Condition: Very Good

The first visual desk reference book. Designed to give you quick access to the most widely sought information in a way no similar volume has done before: through diagrams, charts, illustrations, maps, timelines, and other graphics in addition to text. Each subject includes a glossary of key works, definitions of important concepts, brief biographies of famous people, and other essential data. 4,000 illustrations, diagrams and charts, 1,100 key topics and 52 subject areas. A ding at spine's base exposing a bit under the cover and another small one along the bottom edge. Two corners slightly bum... View more info

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

By: Dorland, W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunder Company: 1959

Edition: 23rd Edition

Seller ID: 002248

Condition: Very Good

More than 700 illustrations and 50 plates. Including Modern Drugs and Dosage and Fundamentals of Medical Etymology. 1598 pp. Minor rubbing to book covers. Overall covers are Good to Good+. Previous owner's small sticker on front endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,

By: Hoffman, Hester R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker: 1964

Edition: 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 004544

Condition: Good

1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. View more info


By: Leader, Robert W. and Isabel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Company: 1971

Seller ID: 006941

ISBN: 0-7216-5659-5

Condition: Very Good+

"Several medical dictionaries have useful entries on comparative and veterinary medicine but lack the range and specificity needed by the experimentalist or general biologist. Dictionaries of veterinary medicine for the most part lack depth in the comparative approach. This book has been written to bridge these gaps." 237 pp. Blue vinyl covers with gilt title on front and spine. Light wear to cover joints. Blue page edges. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Book is VG+. View more info

Satirical Dictionary Of Voltaire

By: McPharlin, Paul (Edited and illustrated by, in a new English version)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1945

Seller ID: 004411

Condition: Very Good

First published as Question on the Encyclopedia, then reprinted as Reason by Alphabet, and finally reworked, with many additions, as The Philosophical Dictionary...The Philosophical Dictionary is Voltaire's principal essay in philosophy..." Contents go from A to Z with several entries for some "letters". Some include: Adam, Books, Celibacy; Divorce; Equality; Fraud; Greatness; Happiness; Impotence; etc, ending with Zeal. 109 pp. Illustrations. Decorative covers with ABCs. Spine slightly sunned. Covers are VG to VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info


By: Skeat, Rev. Walter W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1911

Edition: New and Corrected Impression

Seller ID: 005970

Condition: Good

664 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are rubbed, edges rubbed. Spine is faded and loose, spine tips are bent and fraying with small tears, joints are rubbed. Front joint has small tear, back joint and area of back cover has some areas of exposed board. Hinges broken. Front inside cover and front free endpaper has stains from scotch tape. Pasted down b/w photograph of author as frontispiece. Interior is browning along edges. Book in Good condition. View more info


By: Unger, Merrill F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Moody Press: 1973

Edition: Nineteenth Printing

Seller ID: 004436

ISBN: 0802490352

Condition: Very Good-

More than 500 photographs, maps and drawings. 1192 pp. plus colored maps. Thick book. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. top edge "brownish tint" with mild watermark lines down the side edge. Nothing in the interior text. Otherwise exterior is Very Good+. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info