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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

By: BARTLETT, John; KAPLAN, Justin (General editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: Sixteenth Edition; Second Printing

Stock No.: 72403

ISBN: 0316082775

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Essential, hefty go-to reference allows searches both by author and by individual words in the sought-after phrase. Clean, bright tight copy in full blue cloth covers. ; 2.3 x 10.1 x 7.9 Inches; 1472 pages View more info

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The History of Western Science 1543-2001

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Stock No.: 72152

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Gorgeous volume traces the people and their discoveries. In decorative light blue and gilt design front & rear covers. Top edge bright gilt. Interior liberally dotted with pictures, is clean, bright & unmarked. Slipcase in generally good shape, but with small corner tears. [Any reference to dust jacket refers to this volume's slipcase. ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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For the Love of Books: 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most

By: SHWARTZ, Ron

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset/Putnam: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82488

ISBN: 0399144668

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First printing, with full number line to copyright page. Ideal reading for people who ask themselves, "What do I read next?" 115 celebrated writers, from John Barth to Kurt Vonnegut, recommend the books they love best. --- In tan and brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features photo of a typical older book's edges. --- An excellent copy, clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent, unclipped jacket is bright, undamaged and protected in removable clear mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xx, 297 pages View more info