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An universal etymological English dictionary being also an interpreter of hard words

By: Anon (Bailey, N?)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1750

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64133

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Poor hardback in remains of 18th century leather binding, front and back boards detached, spine attached to text block. Back board has oilcloth stitched to it at corners. No endpapers or title page or they are stuck to boards with some of introduction and pages Wh onwards, one page of introduction loose, one page of Wa loose and Wal - Wh missing. Unpaginated but about 6cm thick View more info

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A Lankisher Dickshonary

By: Baron, Joseph

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Advance Press (Blackburn) Limited: 1907

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 62195

Condition: Good


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine and part of back cover sunned, cloth rubbed at corners, pages tanned, name and 2 addresses on front endpaper. 154 pages, photo frontispiece. Signed on limitations page, no. 25 of 1,000 copies View more info

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A guide to radio writing

By: Griffiths, W. N.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: K. K. Tuition: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60627

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in yellow cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. Includes 'Some notes on television plays by Kobold Knight.' [vi] + 118 pages, footnotes. Undated, but the British Library gives 1950 View more info

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Yorkshire words today: a glossary of regional dialect

By: Paynter, David; Upton, Clive and Widdowson, J. D. A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sheffield, Yorkshire Dialect Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62219

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed at edges, no inscriptions. 104 pages, bibliography, appendix View more info

The history of shorthand

By: Pitman, Isaac

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1891

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 54858

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. xviii + 194 pages + adverts View more info

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Pitman's phonographic phrase book

By: Pitman, Isaac

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1924

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 60652

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with black titles, cloth worn at corners, no inscriptions. 152 pages + 12pp adverts. 'New Era' edition, no printed date, but COPAC gives 1924 View more info

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Ey up mi duck: an affectionate look at the speech, history and folklore of Ilkeston, Derbyshire and the Erewash Valley, part three

By: Scollins, Richard & Titford, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ilkeston, Scollins & Titford: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62220

Condition: Fair


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed and worn, no inscriptions. 64 pages, illustrations in the text, bibliography View more info

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A history of modern colloquial English

By: Wyld, Henry Cecil

Price: £8.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd: 1921

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 63789

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth rubbed and bumped at corners, top spine end pulled, page edges foxed, some pencil lining in text otherwise no inscriptions. xvi + 416 pages, illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info