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THE ENCYLOPEDIE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND AND OTHER STUDIES.

By Lough, John.

(Newcastle upon Tyne): Oriel Press, (1970)., (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth, in dust wrapper. The white dw is quite soiled. 256 pages. Near fine in a good dw. <p>First edition.

$10.00

CZECH ENGLISH DICTIONARY / CESKO ANGLICKY SLOVNIK

By Poldauf, Ivan; compiler

Prague: State Publishing House for Educational Literature, (1986).. (1986).. Good. - Thick octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corner of the front cover is slightly frayed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with several short tears to its rear panel along the spine. 1133 pages plus colophon. The pages are slightly toned. Good. <p>First edition.<p>Compiled in cooperation with Robert Pynsent.

$15.00

FAMOUS FIRST FACTS: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries and Inventions in the United States

By Kane, Joseph Nathan

New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1950.. 1950.. Good. - Large octavo [10-1/4 inches high by 7 inches wide], red cloth. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. The spine is slightly faded with a tear to the head. 888 pages, printed in 2 columns. The front hinge is cracked & the rear hinge is starting with some tears to the inner edge of the rear endpaper. The fore-edge is lightly soiled. Good working copy. <p>First edition of this revised and expanded edition.<p>Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper and signed "Joe Kane / April 3, 1950".

$15.00

DICTIONARY OF LITERARY PSEUDONYMS: A Selection of Popular Modern Writers in English

By Atkinson, Frank

London and Hamden, CT: Clive Bingley and Linnet Books, (1977).. (1977).. Fine. - Octavo, blue cloth, in dw. Very lightly soiled. The dw is lightly rubbed with the spine faded. 248 pp. The top edge is soiled, else near fine in a very good dw. <p>Second edition, enlarged.

$15.00

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ARTS

By Runes, Dagobert D.; and Schrickel, Harry G.; editors

NY: Philosophical Library, (1946).. (1946).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The binding is bumped & stained; the dw is rubbed & chipped with light staining to the rear panel. 1064 pp. The contents are very good.

$10.00

ANONYMS: A DICTIONARY OF REVEALED AUTHORSHIP

By Cushing, William

Waltham, MA: Mark Press, Inc., 1963.. 1963.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. Slightly faded & with a light stain. 829 pp. Very good. <p>Reprint, limited to 600 copies, of the first edition published in 1889.

$35.00

WHO WROTE IT! An Index to the Authorship of the More Noted Works in Ancient and Modern Literature. Edited by Charles G. Wheeler

By Wheeler, William A

Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1887.. 1887.. Good. - Square octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt. Bumped & rubbed with the head & tail of the spine frayed. 174 pp. The hinges are cracked & the page edges slightly darkened. Good.

$17.50

INITIALS AND PSEUDONYMS: A DICTIONARY OF LITERARY DISGUISES

By Cushing, William

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in red buckram; gilt-lettered label on spine. 603 pp. The pages are lightly chipped & toned. The first 2 blanks are partially detached. Ex-library with stamp on title page, number on copyright page & presentation stamp on first page of text. Good. <p>First edition.

$35.00

NOAH'S ARK / NEW ENGLAND YANKEES AND THE ENDLESS QUEST. A Short History of the Original Webster Dictionaries, with Particular Reference to Their First Hundred Years as Publications of G. & C. Merriam Company

By Leavitt, Robert Keith

Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam Company, 1947.. 1947.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on spine, in a light gray paper covered slipcase with a printed paper label on the front panel. The spine of the book is slightly faded. The spine & extremities of the slipcase are darkened with soiling to the panels & label. [viii] & 106 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Very good. <p>Limited edition of 2,000 numbered copies. This copy, which is unnumbered, is from the library of the Meriden Gravure Company with the company's book label on the flyleaf.

$20.00

HANDBOOK OF PSEUDONYMS AND PERSONAL NICKNAMES: First Supplement. Volume 1: A-J. Volume II: K-Z. (2 volumes)

By Sharp, Harold S.; compiler

Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1975.. 1975.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in white. Soiled with remains of a library label on the spine of Vol. 2. pp. 1-704; and pp. 705-1395. Vol. 2 is ex- library with a pocket in the rear. Good. <p>First editions.

$35.00

PSEUDONYMS OF AUTHORS: INCLUDING ANONYMS AND INITIALISMS

By Haynes, John Edward

NY: published by the author, 1882.. 1882.. Good. - Square octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt; t.e.g. Rubbed with the head & tail of the spine chipped. 112 pp. Mild ex-library with a few blind stamps, including one on the title. A good, tight copy. <p>First edition.<p>Presentation copy inscribed "To John Badger Clark of the / Manchester Mirror / with compliments of / Jno. Edward Haynes".

$35.00