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1 Bolles, William (editor) An Explanatory and Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: to which is added, a vocabulary of Greek, Latin, Scripture, Christian, and Geographical names, with their pronunciation; together with a collection of words and phrases(...)
New London, Connecticut Bolles and Williams, Publishers 1846 no Full Leather Fair No Jacket 
Full calf leather. A dictionary of words in the English language, containing, according to the preface, over 85,000 words, and following the orthography of Dr. (Samuel) Johnson. With a list of commonly used maxims and proverbs, as well as a page providingmoney values of different countries in Europe. FAIR condition. Heavy uneven fading and scuffing to the covers, with a 1 by 2 inch semicircular area of leather torn away at the lower front cover, exposing the board beneath. Mostly minor soiling. Heavy wear along the extremities, with the leather split along the front hinge and upper rear hinge. Doodling and writing in pencil on the endpapers. Scattered foxing, soiling and staining in the interior, mostly minor, but with a few heavier areas. Faint dampstain at the upper edge of the last half of the book. Text block solid, with the exception of pages 483-494, which are almost completely detached, hanging by one thread. These pages are worn along the extremities. A few pages creased. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; containing an explication of the things signified thereby, in the Several Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanical; and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine (). In Two Volumes., Chambers, E.
2 Chambers, E. Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; containing an explication of the things signified thereby, in the Several Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanical; and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine (). In Two Volumes.
London Printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt et al. 1751 no Full Leather Poor Folio 
Stated seventh edition, revised and corrected. Full calf leather. Folio. Approximately 15 plates between the two volumes, some fold out. A later, two volume edition of this encyclopedia style work, focusing on sciences, mathematics and mechanical arts, including printing, but also discussing the technology in various industries, from maritime, etc. POOR/FAIR condition. Heavy scuffing, fading and wear to the covers, with some spotting and staining. Spines very worn, with the hinges split and separating, rendering the covers VERY tenuously attached. Text blocks solid, with scattered foxing and minor soiling throughout. Many of the fold out plates DETACHED, torn, chipped, creased and worn, with some torn in pieces and presumably missing pieces. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Leverett, F.P. Editor A New and Copious Lexicon of the Latin Language; Compiled Chiefly From the Magnum Totius Latinitatis Lexicon of Facciolati and Forcellini, and the German Works of Scheller and Luenemann.
Boston J.H. Wilking and R.B. Carter, and C.C. Little and James Brown. 1843 no Full-Leather Fair No Jacket 
Two volumes in one containing a Latin dictionary/lexion giving the meanings of Latin words in English, and a English-Latin lexicon giving the meanings of English words into Latin. 1003 pages, 318 pages. Volume 1 also contains a catalogue of Roman authors, as well as an account of reckoning of time by the Romans. Bound in full brownish leather with diamond decorations in blind on the covers, four raised bands on the spine and title in a rectangular black leather patch on the spine. In FAIR condition. Moderate soiling and staining to the covers. The staining appears to from black ink spills. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the covers, especially along the extremities and to the rear cover, where there are several deep scuff marks in the leather. Uneven fading and darkening. Binding starting at the inner front hinge but is still intact. Text block is intact and solid, with the first signature (blank endpaper to the preface) starting to become detached along the upper hinge. Pages in general have uneven fading and minor sporadic soiling throughout, with a very faint dampstain in the very upper margin of the first 60 pages and a more noticeable dampstain in the upper margin of the last several pages, although nothing that affects the text. Blank front free endpaper wrinkled and creased with a previous owner's signature and writing in ink, as well as an ownership notation on the last page of the text. Last free endpaper also very wrinkled and worn. Solid working copy of this book, with somewhat heavy wear to the covers, in FAIR condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Rechenbach, Charles W. Swahili-English Dictionary
No Place The Catholic University Press of America 1968 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Light green cloth. No jacket. 641 pp. A dictionary giving the English definition or equivalent of the Swahili (Kiswahili) word. GOOD+ condition. Minor general fading. A few bumps along the extremities. A few small areas of light mottling to the cloth. Uneven toning in the interior. Large gift inscription on the first endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Lexicon Hebraeo-Chaldaicum Biblicum, in Quo Omnes Radices Hebraeae et Chaldaicae Linguae, Quae in Vet. Test. Libris Occurrunt, Cum Omnibus Suis Derivatis Exhibentur, Adjectis Ubique Genuinis Significatibus Latinis. With: Grammatica Hebraeo-Chaldaica (...), Reineccio, M. Christiano
5 Reineccio, M. Christiano Lexicon Hebraeo-Chaldaicum Biblicum, in Quo Omnes Radices Hebraeae et Chaldaicae Linguae, Quae in Vet. Test. Libris Occurrunt, Cum Omnibus Suis Derivatis Exhibentur, Adjectis Ubique Genuinis Significatibus Latinis. With: Grammatica Hebraeo-Chaldaica (...)
Lipsiae (Leipzig) Sumt. Haered. Lanckisianorum 1751 no Leather Poor No Jacket Ex-Library 
206, 132 pp. Bound in full leather. Text in Latin, with Hebrew script throughout. A Hebrew-Chaldean lexicon and grammar, drawing primarily on occurrences in the Old Testament of the Bible. POOR/FAIR condition. Ex-library. Front cover DETACHED, with any front endpapers that may have been present lacking. Bookplate and spine label present, with a bar code sticker present on a rear endpaper. Rear cover cracked along the hinge, becoming loose but still holding. Heavy scuffing along the extremities. Some darkening to the leather. Text block solid, with the paper toned and scattered foxing throughout. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Roget, Peter Mark; Roget, John Lewis Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition
New York Thomas Y. Crowell no Cloth Good No Jacket 
No date but presumed late 1800's. Original cloth. Stated new edition, enlarged and improved from the author's notes and with a full index by John Lewis Roget. 270 pages. A later edition of this classic thesaurus. From the Laighton House, which was home to Celia Thaxter's family and other relatives. With the signature of a Helen Laighton. GOOD condition, ex-museum library. With the usual markings: traces of a spine label (removed), bookplate, stamps and card pocket. Spine ends frayed, corners bumped. General fading and minor soiling to the cloth. Hinges weak. Very minor scattered soiling to the interior, with some darkening to the paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lexicon Graeco-Latinum et Latino-Graecum, summa cura elaboratum. Accedit Index vocum anomalarum, vel alias investigatu difficiliorum Copiosissimus, Sviceri, Joh. Caspari. (Suicer, Johann Caspar)
7 Sviceri, Joh. Caspari. (Suicer, Johann Caspar) Lexicon Graeco-Latinum et Latino-Graecum, summa cura elaboratum. Accedit Index vocum anomalarum, vel alias investigatu difficiliorum Copiosissimus
Tiguri Davidid Gessneri, Printer 1683 no Half Leather Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Half leather with paper covered boards. 4, A-O2, A-Ttt4, a-eeee4. Presumably over 1000 pages. A dictionary/lexicon of Latin and Greek words, providing brief explanatory entries to each word. Compiled by Johann Caspar Suicer, a Swiss theologian, pastor and educator, known for his philological studies, as well as his command of the Greek language (Cyclopaedia of biblical, theological and ecclesiastical literature, Volume 10, p 12). GOOD condition, ex-theological library. Library bookplate and brief notations to the inside front cover and first few pages. Most of the leather backstrip peeled away and MISSING along the spine. Paper rather scuffed, with moderate soiling, uneven fading and darkening. Minor staining. Two wormholes present in the lower front cover, with minor worming to the pages near the lower gutter of the first several pages. Some notations in ink to the page preceding the title, with scattered marginal notations throughout. Minor scattered soiling and staining. Faint dampstain along the fore edge of many pages throughout. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Sweet, Henry The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon
New York Oxford University Press American Branch 1897 no Cloth Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Burgundy cloth. xvi, 217 pages. A dictionary of Anglo-Saxon words and their English equivalents. With a short preface and introduction describing the methods used in compiling the dictionary, as well as a discussion of inflections. GOOD condition, EX-LIBRARY. Pastedown, mostly removed pocket (with some discoloration), barcode sticker and minor stamping present in the interior, with call numbers in white ink on the spine. Moderate uneven fading and minor to moderate scuffing to the covers and extremities. Slight ripple in the cloth on the lower front cover. Rear interior hinge cracked and separating, somewhat tenuously holding on. Front interior hinge weak but holding. Text block solid with minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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