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A Dictionary of Ancient Greek Civilisation.
1 A Dictionary of Ancient Greek Civilisation.
Methuen and Co. London. 1967 1st UK edition. 
Size 6.25 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. 491pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed around edges. Reinforcing tape around edges.Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. More than 750 entries covering Ancient Greek civilisation from earliest times to the Roman Conquest. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.
2 The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.
Macmillan. 1982 4th Edition 
Size 7.75 x 9.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 1389pp. With 159pp index. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; a couple of tears to front top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Fully revised fourth edition lists more than 15,000 living writers in English of fiction and non-fiction. 
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Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees. ‘New Edition’. IN FOUR VOLUMES., CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham;
3 CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham; Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees. ‘New Edition’. IN FOUR VOLUMES.
London; Printed for J. F. & C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, B. White, T. Longman, &c. &c... 1786 
Four Volumes. Large. 16.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in full brown calf leather. Blind embossed decorative edging and detailing to boards. Red and black morrocco spine labels with gilt lettering and decoration. Raised banding to spines. In very good conditions. Covers show some wear, corners bumped, edges rubbed/chipped, ends of spines chipped. Front hinge slightly cracked on vol.1 but holding well. No loose pages or torn endpapers. Bindings all tight and sound. One or two small marks otherwise inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Vol.1 four pages at ‘CAP’ have small nick/chip to top edge. Vol. 4 lacks title pg and a couple of pages up to ‘QUA’, some creasing and marks to last pages of v.4. Else a very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. Illustrated with many B&W full page engraved plates. (2 large folding plates in vols. 1&3; and 1 in vol. 4.) 148 plates total; Vol.1 42 plates; Vol.2. 50 plates; Vol.3 35 plates; Vol.4 19 plates. Plates list at rear of volume 4. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader., GEDDES / GROSSET:
4 GEDDES / GROSSET: Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader.
Geddes, Grosset. 2002, reprint. 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. 479pp. With b/w illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A comprehensive guide to Classical Mythology. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Dictionary of Writers. International Authors from Angelou to Xenophon., GORING, ROSEMARY (ed):
5 GORING, ROSEMARY (ed): Dictionary of Writers. International Authors from Angelou to Xenophon.
Larousse. 1994. 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 1070pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small marks to edges. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Alphabetical dictionary of international writers from Jeppe Aakjaer to Stefan Zweig. Each writer has a dates, major works and a brief biography. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dictionary of Jargon., GREEN, JONATHON:
6 GREEN, JONATHON: Dictionary of Jargon.
Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1987 
Size 7.75 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 616pp. With thumb index to fore edge. Authoritative guide to Jargon, specialist occupational slang varying from euphemisms to professional terminology. Some 21,000 words and phrases, acronyms and abbreviations, the verbal shorthand of a wide variety of occupations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Arthurian Literature and Legend. The Oxford Guide., LUPACK, ALAN:
7 LUPACK, ALAN: Arthurian Literature and Legend. The Oxford Guide.
OUP. 2005 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 496pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Comprehensive reference to Arthurian Literature and Legend with entries on the history and origins of the Legends, various authors up to the present day, and aspects of the Legends, such as the Grail Quest and the Green Knight. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Lovely Britain., MAIS, S.P.B. / STEPHENSON, TOM (eds):
8 MAIS, S.P.B. / STEPHENSON, TOM (eds): Lovely Britain.
London: Odhams Press Ltd. n.d. ca1938. 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to front, maroon top edge. Pictorial endpapers. In original hard card packing. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 514pp. With b/w photographs. Illustrated guide to Britain from the 1930s. Each county has a brief description with photographs of typical buildings and scenery with descriptions by various authors. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Tudor and Stuart Britain. The Oxford Illustrated History., MORRILL, JOHN (ed):
9 MORRILL, JOHN (ed): Tudor and Stuart Britain. The Oxford Illustrated History.
OUP. 1996 1st edition. 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Yellow endpapers. 497pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Comprehensive reference to Tudor and Stuart Britain. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Wonderland of Knowledge. An up to date illustrated encyclopaedia. Volume I., OGAN, ERNST:
10 OGAN, ERNST: The Wonderland of Knowledge. An up to date illustrated encyclopaedia. Volume I.
London: Odhams Press Ltd. n.d.ca 1938. 
Size 7.5 x 10.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to front, blue top edge. Pictorial endpapers. With dustwrapper with black lettering to spine. In original hard card packing. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks. Not price clipped). Ocasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 512pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations and 9 colour plates including fold out frontis. Sections of History, Music, Exploration, English Literature, Invention, Insects, practical things to make and do. ‘Special colour supplements’ are monochrome, but colour plates are full colour. Volume I only. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Penguin Dictionary of Proper Names. based on the original edition by Geoffrey Payton. Revised and updated by John Paxton., PAXTON, JOHN:
11 PAXTON, JOHN: The Penguin Dictionary of Proper Names. based on the original edition by Geoffrey Payton. Revised and updated by John Paxton.
Viking. 1991 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In purple cloth covers with white lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 563pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; handling marks. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Dictionary of names, places and titles. A guide to the names, titles and nicknames of our culture. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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CASSELL'S CONCISE CYCLOPAEDIA. Popular edition, William Heaton (ed)
12 William Heaton (ed) CASSELL'S CONCISE CYCLOPAEDIA. Popular edition
Cassell & Co 1896 
42 parts all in their original wrappers. They are presented in original brown cloth folder, with gilt on spine & cover. pp(iii) + 1340. with numerous illustrations. The wrappers them selves are in good condition. Around the edges there are creases with some tears. Inside text is all-clean. Most of them have been unopened. The cloth folder is a little soiled. Very RARE to see these complete in all original wrappers. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Encyclopaedia of Chronology. Historical and Biographical., WOODWARD, B.B. / CATES, WILLIAM L.R.:
13 WOODWARD, B.B. / CATES, WILLIAM L.R.: Encyclopaedia of Chronology. Historical and Biographical.
London. Longmans, Green and Co. 1872 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and black design to front. 1487pp. In very good condition. Re-backed. Spine slightly darkened. Bookplate to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Contains dates which mark important events in the fortunes of states, nations and individuals. Further includes dates of scientific discoveries and inventions. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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