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Handbook of Fijian Language   (photocopy), Chambers,Harold
1 Chambers,Harold Handbook of Fijian Language (photocopy)
Suva Methodist Book Depot 1996 1298532051 / 9781298532053 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of this book. A simple introduction to the grammar and construction of Fijian, with lists of useful sentences and phrases, sets of exercises and a comprehensive vocabulary. Author was a Methodist Minister. ; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Grammaire Francaise, Desauze, E.B.
2 Desauze, E.B. Grammaire Francaise
John C. Winston 1920 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover gold print. Clean contents. Index, vocabulary sections. Written in French. ; The Winston Modern Language Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Le Livre des elus, ou Jesus Crucifie, Jean-Baptiste de Saint Jure
3 Jean-Baptiste de Saint Jure Le Livre des elus, ou Jesus Crucifie
Paris, France Chez Charles-Pierre Berton 1771 Second Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Original 171 edition translatesThe Book of the Elect, or Jesus Crucified. Leather cover very worn and hing cracked but not loose. End papers missing, title page and contents complete and in good condition. See Scan. Minor water stain on 391-406. Written in French. Rare 1771 edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Jesuit spiritual director and writer; b. Metz, France, Feb. 19, 1588; d. Paris, April 30, 1657. Saint-Jure entered the Society of Jesus on Sept. 4, 1604, and taught grammar and philosophy for a time. In 1645 and 1646 he was spiritual director at the College of Clermont. He served as rector of Amiens, Alençon, and Orleans and later was in charge of the professed house at Paris. He spent some time in England during the reign of Charles I. Many mystics came to him throughout his life for spiritual direction—among them the Baron of Renty and Mother Jeanne of the Angels. He also acted as spiritual director for the cloistered Dominican nuns of Paris, an exceptional position for a Jesuit. The superior of the convent, Mother Elizabeth of the Child Jesus, wrote in glowing terms of his inspirational guidance in bringing her Dominicans safely through the storm of Jansenism.; French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 406 pages 
Price: 249.97 USD
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Zpevy Stare Ciny, Mathesius, Bohumil &  Zdnek Sklenar
4 Mathesius, Bohumil & Zdnek Sklenar Zpevy Stare Ciny
Prague Odeon 1967 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Sklenar, Zdnek 
Written in Czech. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Songs of Ancient China is the designation for several books of poetry Bohumil Mathesius , containing free version of old Chinese poetry . These texts were published in several collections and had a great influence on Czech poetry dvacétého century. ohumil Mathesius ( 14. July 1888 Prague - 2. June 1952 in Prague ) was a Czech poet, translator, editor, writer and literary scholar ( Russianists ), cousin linguist Wilhelm Mathesius . n the years 1898-1906 he attended grammar school in Joiner Street in Prague in the years 1906-1912 he studied at Charles University courses Czech and French . In 1909 he debuted in the almanac Opinions young short story by Hans Plum in the theater. After one year of military service (1912-1913) taught at the school in Prague-Smíchov . In 1914 he was mobilized and on the Serbian and Italian front, where he was the whole I. World War II was wounded twice. He retired in 1919 as a military volunteer to Slovakia , where after demobilization he worked as a clerk.; Illustrations 
Price: 14.97 USD
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5 Sola, Ralph De Abbreviations Dictionary
Elsevier Publishing Company 1986 0444008071 / 9780444008077 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Still the standard reference of abbreviations after 35 years, the Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition continues the tradition of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a classic. This new edition is the international sourcebook for locating elusive or general information on a vast array of topics. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition carries a comprehensive listing of abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, eponyms, geographic equivalents, initials, and slang shortcuts. It provides a current, easily accessible resource for locating some of the most elusive and confusing elements of our language. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition, is also a ready reference for useful information on such diverse topics as computer jargon, earthquake data, English grammar and usage, international conversions, medical terminology, wedding anniversaries, zip coding, and others. FeaturesoMore than 15,000 new entriesoAddenda on air pollution, American states and capitals, inventions and inventors, musical superlatives, oldest American settlements, phobias, as well as airlines, bafflegab divulged (euphemisms), corrections facilities, earthquake data, eponyms and nicknames, numbered abbreviations, prisons of the world, railroads of the world, signs and symbols, steamship lines, superlatives, volcanos, and much moreoExpanded and updated treatment of many previous topics of interest. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; 1240 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Some account of the early history and present state of the town of Quincy, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, Whitney, George
6 Whitney, George Some account of the early history and present state of the town of Quincy, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts
Christian Register Office...S.B. Manning, Printer 1827 First Edition; Various Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
This is a very worn copy with many chips around outside of pages. Covers have been re-stapled. None of the text on pages are affected by the ragged edges of pages. There is the signature "Horatio Alger, Chelsea" on cover AND on title page at top. It is suspected that this is the signature of the father of Horatio Alger, Jr.. Horatio Sr. was a Univeralist preacher and lived in Chelsea (where he also served part-time as the postmaster, farmer, and grammar school teacher) where Jr. was born in 1832. Sr. had financial troubles and in 1844 he moved from Chelsea to Marlborough, Massachusetts for a higher paying position. In 1845 he was installed as pastor of the Second Congregational Society. Horatio Jr. attended Gates Academy and entered Harvard at the age of 16. He went on to become one of the most prolific 19th century American authors. Horatio Jr. followed in his fathers footsteps and became a Unitarian minister in addition to writer. The publication date of this imprint corresponds to Horatio Jr's birth and childhood and the publisher The Christian Register (1821–1957) was the leading American Unitarian weekly, published by the American Unitarian Association further confirming association of both Horatio Sr. and Jr. to the publisher. A nice provenance to the imprint. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare if not unique imprint. This is NOT a reprint.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 199.97 USD
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