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Image for Proverbes et Dictons Rimes de l'Anjou, regueillis etmis en ordre.

Proverbes et Dictons Rimes de l'Anjou, regueillis etmis en ordre.

By: Aime de Soland

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Angers, Imprimerie de Laine Freres: 1858

Seller ID: 3434

Condition: Very Good


Angers: Imprimerie de Laine Freres. Very Good. 1858. Hardcover. Blue printed wraps protected in later glassine wrapping. Some wear to edges, as well as to head and tail of spine of wraps. Bookplate of noted proverb collector Lt. Colonel V. S. M. de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Ink blot to pages 171-186 extending to rear cover. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without further markings. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; viii, 186, [i] pages . View more info

An Oration Delivered Before The Phi Beta Kappa Society, at their Anniversary Meeting In New-Haven, on the fifth of December, A.D. 1797

By: Ebenezer Grant Marsh

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hartford, Hudson & Goodwin: 1798

Seller ID: 2964

Condition: Very Good


Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin. Very Good. 1798. Hardcover. Quarter calf with both wrappers bound in. Slight rubbing to spine. Foxing throughout.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages . View more info

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Cent Proverbes Japonais

By: Francis Steenackers and Ueda Tokunosuke

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie de Charles Herissey: 1884

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3521

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Imprimerie de Charles Herissey. Very Good. 1884. Limited Edition. One of only 410 copies; this copy with wide margins. Quarter purple morocco over marbled paper boards. Five raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate of noted proverb collector Lt. Colonel V. S. M. de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. Inscribed with respects of author to previous owner to front fly. Adhesive remnants to front fly, not affecting i... View more info

Image for Piazza Universale di Proverbi Italiani, or, a common place of Italian  proverbs and proverbial phrases. Digested in alphabetical order by way of  dictionary. Interpreted, and occasionally illustrated with notes.   Together with a supplement of Italian dialogues.

Piazza Universale di Proverbi Italiani, or, a common place of Italian proverbs and proverbial phrases. Digested in alphabetical order by way of dictionary. Interpreted, and occasionally illustrated with notes. Together with a supplement of Italian dialogues.

By: Giovanni Torriano

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Printed by F. and T. W. for the author: 1666

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3436

Condition: Very Good


London: Printed by F. and T. W. for the author. Very Good. 1666. First English Edition. Full brown calf. Full gilt ruled calf. Gilt particulars and decorations to spine. Five raised bands. Front cover detached.. Inscription inked to front fly reads "John Chamberlayne/the gift of my worthy friend/the Reverend Dr. Alex Torriano/15 January 1706/7." Index of number of proverbs inked later to rear of book. A nice and surprisingly crisp copy without further marking... View more info

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A New French Grammar, teaching to read, speak, and understand the French toungue.

By: I. E. Tandon

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, E. Howlatt: 1733

Seller ID: 3321

Condition: Very Good


London: E. Howlatt. Very Good. 1733. Full worn calf boards, which are detached, as is front fly. Bookplates of previous owners to front pastedown, recto and verso of front fly, and rear pastedown, including that of noted proverb collector Colonel de Guinzbourg (verso front fly). Large foldout plate of conjugations. Includes section of proverbs, French versions of names of men and women, and French songs. Very light intermittent foxing throughout, otherwise a clean ... View more info

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Japanischer Volksmund.

By: K. Naruse translated by Rose Takahashi

Price: $460.00

Publisher: Kobe, Kobe & Osaka Press: 1942

Seller ID: 3951

Condition: Very Good


Kobe: Kobe & Osaka Press. Very Good. 1942. One of only 500 copies. String-bound Japanese hand-made paper. Title in German and Japanese printed in black to labels affixed to front cover. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. A very nice, clean copy of this scarce title, of which OCLC lists only five copies. ; 8vo . View more info

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Die Sprichworter und Bildlichen Ausdrucke der Japanischen Sprache

By: P. Ehmann

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Rodarverfahren: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3525

Condition: Very Good


Leipzig: Rodarverfahren. Very Good. 1927. Second Edition. Dark blue cloth with particulars to spine. Bookplates of Dr. Sigfrid Berliner and noted proverb collector V.S.M Colonel de Guinzbourg to front pastedown and recto of front fly. "hansische Universitat Seminar fur Spache und kultur Japans - Hamburg" stamped to title page, not affecting text. An otherwise very nice copy without further markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxi, [i], 425 pages . View more info

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The Hsin Ching Lu Book of Experiments; being the first of a series of Contributions to the Study of Chinese

By: Thomas Francis Wade

Price: $2,400.00

Publisher: Hong Kong Government Publications: 1859

Seller ID: 3429

Condition: Very Good


Hong Kong Government Publications. Very Good. 1859. Includes The Hsin Ching Lu, parts I (The Category of T'ien, Heaven, the Heavens, &c.), II (Amplifications of the Sacred Edict of K'ang Hsi), and III (Exercises in the Tones and Pronunciation of the Peking Dialect), written in both English and Chinese text, and The Peking Syllabary, all bound together. Top edge gilt. Half calf on marbled boards. Gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands. Marbled endpapers.; Folio... View more info

Image for Yu yen tzu erh chi. A progressive course designed to assist the student of  colloquial Chinese as spoken in the capital and the metropolitan  department. (First volume only)

Yu yen tzu erh chi. A progressive course designed to assist the student of colloquial Chinese as spoken in the capital and the metropolitan department. (First volume only)

By: Thomas Francis Wade and Walter Caine Hillier

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Shanghai & London, Allen & Co.: 1886

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3701

Condition: Good


Shanghai & London: Allen & Co.. Good. 1886. Second Edition. Publisher's binding of green cloth with decorations printed in black and gilt Chinese characters to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Brown painted endpapers. Indentations to corner of back cover (see images). This is the first volume of a three volume set. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to . View more info