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Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English, Kayyali, Maher S.
1 Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English
Kayyali, Maher S.: Hippocrene Books; New York, New York 1991 0870529870 / 9780870529870
Second Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 254 pages 

010348010348: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book has first 118 pages numbered in English, but contains a total of 254 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This book was first published by the Arab Institute for Research and Publishing, Carlton Tower, Sakiet El-Janzeer, Beirut-Lebanon. "Every field of human activity develops its own terms and jargon, and the military field is no exception. This timely and necessary dictionary includes fundamental military terms, contemporary political and technological terms and jargon, military technique terms for the specialist, as well as words in allied subjects such as economics, law, statistics and sociology. The comprehensive coverage of military terms found in this dictionary may be illustrated in the sample entries that follow: air reconnaissance, cluster bomb, estimated time of arrival, firing pin, intercontinental ballistic missile, logbook, orbital velocity, rate of fire, squadron, target allocation,verification fire, zero hour."

Price: 22.50 USD
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Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English, Kayyali, Maher S.
2 Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English
Kayyali, Maher S.: Hippocrene Books; New York, New York 1991 0870529870 / 9780870529870
Second Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 254 pages 

010349010349: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book has first 118 pages numbered in English, but contains a total of 254 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This book was first published by the Arab Institute for Research and Publishing, Carlton Tower, Sakiet El-Janzeer, Beirut-Lebanon. "Every field of human activity develops its own terms and jargon, and the military field is no exception. This timely and necessary dictionary includes fundamental military terms, contemporary political and technological terms and jargon, military technique terms for the specialist, as well as words in allied subjects such as economics, law, statistics and sociology. The comprehensive coverage of military terms found in this dictionary may be illustrated in the sample entries that follow: air reconnaissance, cluster bomb, estimated time of arrival, firing pin, intercontinental ballistic missile, logbook, orbital velocity, rate of fire, squadron, target allocation,verification fire, zero hour."

Price: 23.50 USD
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My First Dictionary, Baehr, Timothy (Editor) / Krensky, Stephen (Editor)
3 My First Dictionary
Baehr, Timothy (Editor) / Krensky, Stephen (Editor): Houghton Mifflin - Riverside Press; Boston, Massachusetts 1980 0395292107 / 9780395292105
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 8.25 x 10.25 in.: 339 pages Illustrated by George Ulrich 

004117004117: No Jacket as Issued. "There are almost 1, 700 words to find and read about. There are more than 600 color pictures to learn from. " Bottom of spine is bumped and prior owner's name was written in pencil on front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 13.50 USD
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Oxford Dictionary Of Political Quotations, Jay, Antony (Editor)
4 Oxford Dictionary Of Political Quotations
Jay, Antony (Editor): Oxford University Press; New York, New York 2006 0192806165 / 9780192806161
Third Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 541 pages 

006016006016: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This revised new edition provides 5,000 quotations, covering the people, events, and ideas of some 2,500 years of politics: the inspiring speeches and the disastrous gaffes. Antony Jay has selected the best sayings of and about politicians both past and present, ranging from Karl Marx to George W. Bush and "Boss" Tweed to Condoleeza Rice, and touching on subjects as diverse as warfare, nationalism, honesty, and the ever-sensitive issue of taxation. Newspaper headlines, slogans, and other special categories are grouped together for easier access, and an extensive index helps you find out who really said that half-remembered phrase. The third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations is a blend of noted historical utterances and sound bites of up-to-the-minute events such as the British and US elections, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. "

Price: 46.00 USD
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Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists, (No Author Listed)
5 Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists
(No Author Listed): Phaidon Press; United Kingdom 1978 0714815136 / 9780714815138
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 8 x 10.75 in.: 704 pages 

003084003084: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Based on the five-volume set that Saturday Review called "the art reference book of the year, " The Phaidon Encyclopedia of Art and Artists provides a comprehensive, convenient and authoritative guide for both student and general reader. The book contains: 1,618 entries * Over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists * Separate articles on movements, styles and schools * Extended essays on the art of major cultures and periods * Special attention paid to American art * 1,434 illustrations, 301 in color * 500,000-word text, cross-referenced." Front flyleaf has a large rough area where a bookplate was previously located. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be extra.

Price: 26.00 USD
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The Dimwit's Dictionary (5,000 Overused Words And Phrases And Alternatives To Them), Fiske, Robert Hartwell
6 The Dimwit's Dictionary (5,000 Overused Words And Phrases And Alternatives To Them)
Fiske, Robert Hartwell: Marion Street Press; Oak Park, Illinois 2002 0966517679 / 9780966517675
First Printing Soft Cover Fine: 6 x 9 in.: 400 pages 

006505006505: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Foreword by Joseph Epstein. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "This compilation of overused words and phrases is the ultimate tool for the writer who seeks to weed out common, tired language and replace it with concise writing. The next time you are tempted to add a cliche', overused metaphor or dull redundancy to your writing, pick up The Dimwit's Dictionary and find a fresh alternative!"

Price: 22.50 USD
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The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 13 (Pin Striping To Puzzles), Creative Editors
7 The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 13 (Pin Striping To Puzzles)
Creative Editors: Plenary Publications International; New York And Amsterdam 1975 0884590127 / 9780884590125
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages 

000300000300: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 13 of Pin Striping, Pipe Making, Plastic Pipe Constructions, Plywood and Foam Furnishings, Pod and Cone Art, Potpourris and Pomanders, Pottery, Preschool Activities, Puppetry, and Puzzles. Contains PP. 1537-1664. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Vol. 13

Price: 12.50 USD
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The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 21 (Traditional Knitting Motifs To Vegetable Dyes), Creative Editors
8 The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 21 (Traditional Knitting Motifs To Vegetable Dyes)
Creative Editors: Plenary Publications International; New York And Amsterdam 1976 0884590208 / 9780884590200
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages 

000302000302: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 21 of Traditional Knitting Motifs, Trapunto, Tree Houses, Treen Ware, Trellises, Tropical Fish, Typing Flies, Upholstery, Valentines and Vegetable Dyes. Contains PP. 2561-2688. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Vol. 21

Price: 14.50 USD
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The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 9 (Lamps & Shades To Maps & Pathfinding), Schepp, Steven (Editor)
9 The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 9 (Lamps & Shades To Maps & Pathfinding)
Schepp, Steven (Editor): Plenary Publications International; New York And Amsterdam 1976 0884590089 / 9780884590088
Third Printing Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages 

000298000298: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 9 of Lamps and Shades, Lapidary, Leaded Glass, Leather Working, Lighted Indoor Gardens, Linoleum, Woodcuts, Machine Stichery, Macramé, Magic, Maps and Pathfinding. Contains PP. 1025-1152. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Vol. 9

Price: 12.50 USD
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The New Nelson Japanese - English Character Dictionary (New Nelson Edition): Tuttle Language Library Series, Haig, John H. (Editor)
10 The New Nelson Japanese - English Character Dictionary (New Nelson Edition): Tuttle Language Library Series
Haig, John H. (Editor): Charles E. Tuttle Company; Rutland, Vermont 1997 0804820368 / 9780804820363
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good with no Dust Jacket: 6.5 x 9 in.: 1600 pages 

008442008442: LCCN# 96-60004. No Dustjacket is included. Boards are lightly worn at corners and along edges and back board has a faded area at the bottom where a large sticker was previously applied and removed. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This reigning authority on Japanese character definitions is based on missionary-scholar Nelson's first 1962 edition of The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary. Essential for all Japanese and East Asian studies collections." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 50.00 USD
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The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary, Pulliam, Tom / Grundman, Clare
11 The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
Pulliam, Tom / Grundman, Clare: Warner Books Inc; Boston, Massachusetts 1986 0446382507 / 9780446382502
Second Edition Soft Cover Good: 7.5 x 9.25 in.: 618 pages 

001485001485: "More than 100,000 new words for a total of over 6,000,000 in one easy-to-use listing. Thousands of names of famous people from the worlds of politics and the arts as well as fictional and mythological figures. New synonyms, prefixes, suffixes, as well as new meanings for old words. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

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