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La Santa Biblia que contiene Los Sagrados Libros del Antiquo y Nuevo Testamento

By: ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Madrid, Deposito Central de la Sociedad Biblica B Y E: 1915

Seller ID: 15269


Hardback, 172mm x 110mm blue cloth boards, black titles, , 815+258pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, light wear to edges, spine colour faded, clean overall. Handy-sized Spanish-language bible. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Bible, Spanish, Hebreo, Griego View more info

La Sacra Bibbia ossia L'Antico e Il Nuovo Testamento

By: ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Roma, Societa Biblica Britannica e Forestiera: 1957

Inscription: Owners inscription and sticker

Seller ID: 15270


Hardback, 169mm x 111mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 1008+pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription and sticker. Tiny retailer sticker on inner front board, clean differential fading to endpapers, spine colour a little faded, else clean. Italian-language Bible with maps of Holy Land at end. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Italian, Bible, riveduta, Cristo View more info

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Caesar, Gallic War Book VII

By: Allcroft (M.A.(Oxon.)), A.H. ; Masom (M.A. Lond. And Cantab.), W.F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, University Tutorial Press:

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 7980


Paperback, 174mm x 124mm , 152 + 61pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback has been read and handled, some wear and a little grubbiness to edges but overall tight and clean with only light pencil markings. School student Latin text of the seventh book of Caesar's account of the Gallic wars, edited with notes and introduction by Allcroft and Masom. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Caesar. Gallic, France, Latin View more info

A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature

By: Arndt, William F; Gingrich, F. Wilbur (ed)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge / Chicago, Cambridge University Press / University of Chicago Press: 1957

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16638


Hardback, 256mm x 195mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxxvii prelims, 909pp. Good +/Less than good. Book is ex-libris of David Welander, Canon of Gloucester, sticker on inner front board. Corners bumped, block edges grubby with a little foxing, clean and tight overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally worn and chipped with loss and faded tape repair to all edges. Massive single-volume dictionary of Greek terms used in the earliest Christian lit... View more info

A Dictionary of the English and Italian Languages to which is prefixed an English and Italian Grammar

By: Baretti, Joseph

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Orme and others: 1839

Edition: Ninth edition

Inscription: Owner's 1983 inscription, earlier owner's name

Seller ID: 16631


Hardback, 232mm x 145mm marbled orange boards over brown spine quarter leather binding, gilt titles, Ninth edition, xxxix, xxxviii prelims, c. 1500pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owner's 1983 inscription, earlier owner's name. Both volumes been rebound smartly - at some point in the 20th century? Block edges worn and a little ragged, though evenly so. Some foxing to opening/closing pages, text clean overall; block is a little crinkly in each volume; light wear only and faint isola... View more info

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Ich such mir einen Supermann

By: Bingham, Charlotte

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Tubingen, Rainer Winderlich Verlag Hermann Leins: 1963

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8008


Hardback, 19cm x 12cm light blue cloth boards, red titles, first thus, 226pp. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but basically clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has been handled with some very faint marking to front, else bright and clean with minimal wear. German edition of posh girl Bingham's teenage autobiography "Coronet among the Weeds" in translation by Isabel Hamer and Hans Roesch. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Bingham, coronet, German View more info

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How to Read the New Testament

By: Charpentier, Etienne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press: 1989

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14598


Paperback, 220mm x 204mm , 128pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, corners a little curled but clean and tight overall. Library stamp and inscription by half-title. English edition of Chapentier's excellent guidebook for the New Testament, in translation from the French by John Bowden. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: gospel, epistle, koine, Jesus View more info

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Canterbury Erzahlungen

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Berlin, Rutten & Loening: 1971

Edition: third thus

Seller ID: 14638


Hardback, 29cm x 21cm cream cloth boards, black titles, third thus, 209pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Bog book has been well read, some wear and foxing to edges, clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light wear to edges, some tanning and foxing around edges. German language edition of selected tales from Chaucer's great work of medieval English, with striking illustations. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Chaucer, prologue, GDR, Germa... View more info

An Introductory Hebrew Grammar with Progressive Exercises in Reading, Writing, and Pointing

By: Davidson (Litt.D., LL.D.), A.R. ; McFadyen (B.A. (OXON.), M.A., D.D.), John Edgar

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, T.& T. Clark: 1932

Edition: twenty-fourth edition

Seller ID: 14596


Hardback, 225mm x 137mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, twenty-fourth edition, xiv prelims, 236pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ex-libris of Canon of Gloucester with sticker on inner front board. Generally bumped and worn with pencil highlights throughout, some foxing to edges. First published in 1874, this is Davidson's classic guide to Hebrew grammar, latterly revised by McFadyen. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Bible, semitic, triliteral, alphabet View more info

Oeuvres Poetiques de Malherbe reimprimees sur l'edition de 1630 avex une Notice et des Notes

By: de Malherbe, Francois ; Blanchemain, Prosper

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie des Bibliophiles:

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription erased

Seller ID: 9249


Hardback, 172mm x 110mm pink and brown half leather binding, gilt titles, first thus, xi prelims, 321pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription erased. Book a little darkened by age, some light foxing to righta nd bottom edges, also endpapers. London retailer sticcker on front inner board. No date or edition given for this collection of works by a great French Renaissance man of letters, introduced and with notes by Blanchemain, but erased... View more info

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Dictionnaire des Debutants

By: de Toro, Michel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Larousse: 1949

Seller ID: 5026


Hardback, 165mm x 108mm green decorated boards, silver gilt titles, , 616pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Ex-lib with stamps. Block is tanned. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn around edges with loss at top of spine. An entirely new French dictionary with 18000 word definitions, Pronunciation of difficult words, 1500 explanatory drawings. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: French, Francais, dictionary View more info

Die Dämonen

By: Dostojewskij, F.M.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Berlin und Frankfurt am Main, G.B. Fischer: 1954

Seller ID: 16087


Hardback, 210mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 818pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been handled but still clean overall with light wear only, spine colour faded with one small stain. German language edition of Dosotevsky novel "Demons" in translation from the Russian by Gregor Jarcho. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Russia. Novel, demon View more info

Egyptian Grammar - being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs

By: Gardiner, Sir Alan

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum: 1988

Edition: third edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 16626


Hardback, 28cm x 22cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 10th impression, , xxxvi prelims, 646pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book exterior is generally bumped and scuffed; spine creased; binding lacking in strength with block a little slippy in hands, though attachments all secure; block edges also grubby with some foxing, pages clean overall. Hefty standard guide to Egyptian grammar originally published in 1927, here in a later ... View more info

A Practical English-French Dictionary for English-Speaking Countries

By: Goodridge, G.W.F.R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1940

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8024


Hardback, 186mm x 125mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, v prelims, 291pp. Good +/NoWrapper. No d/w. Spine and boards nice and clean. Block edges a little dusty and book has been handled but pages also bright and clean. A work of reference for English speakers who wish to write or speak French. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: English, French, dictionary View more info

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Vergil - Aeneid II

By: Gould, H.E. ; Whiteley, J.L. (eds)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bristol, Bristol Classical Press: 1982

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7996


Paperback, 196mm x 126mm , xxvi prelims, 132pp. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read and handled, pencil markings to last seven pages of Latin text, block otherwise clean. Republication of 1943 Macmillan Latin text of the second book of the Aeneid, with notes and vocabulary by the editors. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Virgil, Rome, Latin, Aeneas View more info

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Ovid - Metamorphoses Book VIII

By: Hollis, A.S. (ed)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1970

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 7990


Hardback, 191mm x 127mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxx prelims, 168pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/Fair. Owners inscription. Spine and boards clean, block also clean save for first third of the thirty pages of the actual Latin text being covered with notes and markings in pencil and ink, occasional pencil markings also elsewhere. Map present but detached. Dustwrapper is generally worn and frayed around edges, some evidence ... View more info

Nalopakhyanam, or, The Tale of Nala, containing the Sanskrit text in Roman characters

By: Jarrett (M.A.), Reverend Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1875

Seller ID: 5022


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 160pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Fair/NoWrapper. Private library sticker on inner front board. Edges a little grubby and ragged with some foxing, also foxing to opening and closing pages. Fold out grammar tables at rear present but creased with some foxing. Sanskrit tale. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: nala, India, Sanskrit View more info

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Japanese Names and How to Read Them - A Manual for Art-Collectors and Students

By: Koop, Albert J.; Inada, Hogitaro

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1960

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 15258


Hardback, 254mm x 185mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, x prelims, 552pp. plus index, Good +++/Good. Owner sticker on inner front board. Book has been read, some grubbiness to block edges, pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and frayed around edges, some small loss at ends of spine, some staining also. Reissue of hefty 1923 volume which offers "a concise and comprehensive guide to the reading and interpretation of Japanese proper names... View more info

Dante - Das Neue Leben / Die Gottliche Komodie

By: Laaths, Dr. Erwin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1958

Seller ID: 16084


Hardback, 20cm x 12cm brown and buff quarter leather binding, gilt titles, , 922+pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is generally clean with some light wear to block edges, frayed leather at top of spine. German edition of Dante's "La Vita Nuova" and "The Divine Comedy" with original Italian text and facing-page German translation by Dr. Laaths. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Dante, medieval, inferno, Beatrice View more info

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A Gaelic-English Dictionary

By: Macfarlane, Malcolm

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stirling, Eneas Mackay: 1953

Seller ID: 9708


Hardback, 188mm x 126mm light blue cloth boards, black titles, , 190pp. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but basically tight and clean. Some creasing to bottom corners of 10-12 later pages. Dustwrapper has minimal wear, basically clean and unmarked. A handy Gaelic-to-English dictionary with notes on grammar and other details of the Gaelic language. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Gaelic, Scots, langauge View more info

Der Erwählte: Roman

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hamburg, S. Fischer Verlag: 1956

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16113


Hardback, 195mm x 120mm blue cloth boards, white titles, first thus, 288pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine colour faded, light wear from handling, clean and tight overall. German edition of 1951 Mann novel known in English as "The Holy Sinner" Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: sin, Gregorius, medieval, minnesinger View more info

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Olympio - ou la vie de Victor Hugo

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Hachette: 1969

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 10339


Hardback, 220mm x 152mm decorated boards, 604pp. plus index, Good +++/Very Good. Book is not new but overall clean save for a little foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with minimal wear. Price sticker on rear. French-language biography of a giant of French literature, first published in 1954. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Hugo, Pauvres, Miserables View more info

Key to the Exercises in the late Professor A.R. Davidson's Revised Introdductory Hebrew Grammar with Explanatory Notes

By: McFadyen (B.A. (OXON.), M.A., D.D.), John Edgar

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, T.& T. Clark: 1924

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14597


Hardback, 225mm x 137mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 145pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is ex-libris of Canon of Gloucester with sticker on inner front board. Exterior corners bumped but clean, just a little foxing to edges, differential fading to endpapers, isolated pencil lines as highlights. Companion volume to the oft-reprinted Davidson guide to Hebrew Grammar. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Bible, semitic, triliteral, alphabet View more info

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Lettres Persanes

By: Montesquieu, Baron ; Carcassone, Elie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paris, Societe les Belles Lettres: 1949

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscriptions

Seller ID: 10327


Paperback, 200mm x 135mm , xxxvi prelims, 171+234pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscriptions. Two paperback volumes (protected up to top and bottom edges) have been handled and are a little darkened by age, else clean and unmarked. Binding a little exposed by front endpapers. Tiny English retailer stickers on front endpapers. French-language edition of Montesquieu's curious literary work - "The Persian Letters" on a latter-day edition with "text... View more info

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Solitudes

By: Queffelec, Henri

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Presses de la Cite: 1963

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription (in English)

Seller ID: 10317


Hardback, 214mm x 136mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 250pp. Good +/Good +. Gift Inscription (in English). Ends of spine faded, foxing on top block edge only, else clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping at extremities, with flattened tears at top either side of spine. French-language volume by an eminent 20th century writer and screenwriter. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Breton, Salaud, film, France View more info

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La Cuisiniere Provencale

By: Reboul, J-B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Marseille, Tacussel: 1991

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription (in English)

Seller ID: 10319


Paperback, 185mm x 122mm , 480pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription (in English). Paperback has been handled only occasionally, with just a hint of creasing to spine but no more. Tight anhd clean. French-language cookbook - indeed, a latter-day reprint of Reboul's much-published recipe collection of Provencal menus for each day of the year. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Provencale, cuisine, chef, cookery View more info

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La Chartreuse

By: Stendhal,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Nelson: 1939

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 12898


Hardback, 157mm x 104mm buff decorated boards, green titles, first thus, 567pp. plus advertisments,Good +/Good. Previous owner's name. Pocket-sized hardback has been ell read, light wear to edges, differential fading to endpapers, pages clean. Retailer sticker on inner front board. Dustwrapper has been handled over years, generally orn and a little grubby with some fraying / tearing at ends of spine. Nelson edition of Stendhal's classic 1839 novel in the original Frenc... View more info

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Krieg und Freiden - Roman in vier Buchern

By: Tolstoi, Leo N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dortmund, C. Bertelsmann Verlag: 1954

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16111


Hardback, 19cm x 12cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 1068pp. plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Book has faded spine, small stain to front board, block edges worn and a little grubby in places, clean and tight overall. A German edition of Tolstoy's "War and Peace" in translation from the Russian by Michael Grusemann. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Napoleon, Natasha, Borodino, Moscow View more info

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Die Wahlverwandt Schaften

By: von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dortmund, C. Bertelssmann: 1952

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16112


Hardback, 208mm x 129mm white cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 327pp. Black and white illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper has been torn out. Book in otherwise Good+ condition - worn from handling and tanned in places but clean overall. Post-WW2 German edition of Goethe's third novel, known in English as "Elective Affinities." Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Elective, affinities, science, romantic View more info

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Adieu Mon Amour

By: von Vazsary, Gabor

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch - Gemeinschaft: 1962

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8005


Hardback, decorated card boards, 312pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book has been read, some bumping and evidence of occasional handling. German-language novel - book club edition - says "Printed in Germany 1962" but book feels a lot more modern than that. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: German, novel, Vazsary, Adieu View more info