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The Book of Slang

By: Dennis Andersen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jonathan David Publishers: 1975-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-3-1508

Condition: Used: Very Good


Black remainder mark on the bottom of the page edges. Some light stains on dust jacket flap and endpapers. The average person begins to use slang and adopts it as part of his normal speech patterns, much in the same way that people take on new dress habits. View more info

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Outrage: How Illegal Immigration, the United Nations, Congressional Ripoffs, Student Loan Overcharges, Tobacco Companies, Trade Protection, and Drug Companies Are Ripping Us Off . . . And

By: Dick Morris; Eileen Mcgann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2007-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: unit81-15

ISBN: 0061195405

Condition: Used: Like New


Unread. Half of all illegal immigrants came into this country legally--and we have no way of knowing they're still here!Congressmen are putting their wives on their campaign payrolls--so that campaign contributions are really personal bribes!The ACLU won't allow its own directors free speech.Liberals want to strip us of the tools to stop terrorism.The UN is a cover for massive corruption--and eighty countries, who pay 12 percent of the budget, are blocking reform.Drug companies pay off doctors to write scripts--whether we need them or not.Teachers unions block the firing of bad teachers and ba... View more info

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A Declaration Made to the Kingdome by Henry Earle of Holland

By: Henry Earle

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Mathew Walbancke: 1643

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c15-1-40

Condition: Used: Very Good


1643, Stiff Wraps, Page edges are chipped with splits on page edges when unfolded because it is one uncut sheet, title page and 5 pages. Light pencil notes on title page's margin.Speech made by Henry Rich, the first Earl of Holland. The declaration has been called a bad apology for bad conduct, and in 1647 he fully justified the worst suspicions entertained of his disloyalty by lending Holland House for a meeting between Fairfax by sundry and disaffect Members of Parliament. He was executed for treason in 1649. View more info

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New England Bean-Pot: American Folk Stories to Read and Tell

By: Jagendorf, M.; Botkin, B. A. (intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E. M. Hale: 1948-01-01

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 55-1-1802

Condition: Used: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and price clipped. Private note written on endpaper about being entered into a district speech contest in 1969. Embossed personal library stamp on title page. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.This is a collection of short folk stories told and retold in the New England states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. They involve witches or accusations of witchcraft, appearances of the devil, hauntings, traveling the ocean for fishing or commerce and examples of... View more info

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Secret Prey by Sandford, John

By: John Sandford

Price: $45.99

Publisher: Putnam Adult: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5-2-24

ISBN: 0399143823

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


signed by author on title page without inscription, first edition, Autographed copy sticker on dj cover. Book askew. Everybody has his secrets. But some of them will get you killed. John Sandford has long been praised as ýone of the most gifted thriller writers at work in this country or any otherý (Richmond-Times Dispatch)--but this time he surpasses himself. The company chairman lay on the cold ground of the woods, his eyes unseeing, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a rifle bullet at close range. Around him stood the four executives with whom he had been hunting, each with his or... View more info

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The Flame Alphabet

By: Marcus, Ben

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2012-01-17

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 77-2-1911

ISBN: 030737937X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.A terrible epidemic has struck the country and the sound of children's speech has become lethal. Radio transmissions from strange sources indicate that people are going into hiding. All Sam and Claire need to do is look around the neighborhood: In the park, parents wither beneath the powerful screams of their children. At night, suburban side streets become routes of shameful escape for fathers trying to get outside the radius of affliction. View more info

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Folk laughter on the American frontier by Boatright, Mody Coggin

By: Mody Coggin Boatright

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 961

Condition: Used: Very Good


Stated first printing but shows other printings, Tan Cloth Hardcover, 182 pages, 8 1/4" tall. A couple of small marks on the cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Filled with anecdotes and folklore, including many examples of the lively styles of journalism, including some jim-dandy words coined in the west, such as: absqatulated, combobbolate, exflunctify, flumex and others. This is not a joke book but is filled with phrases, anecdotes and speech patterns unique to the west. View more info

Aequanimitas: With Other Addresses to Medical Students, Nurses, and Practitioners of Medicine

By: Osler, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Blakiston Company: 1943-01-01

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 77-2-1983

Condition: Used: Very Good


Tipped in letter from Eli Lilly with blind stamp signature. Book was presented to students graduating form medical school.Sir William Osler, 1st Baronet (July 12, 1849 - December 29, 1919) was a Canadian physician. He has been called one of the greatest icons of modern medicine and described as the Father of Modern Medicine. Osler was a physician, clinician, pathologist, teacher, diagnostician, bibliophile, historian, classicist, essayist, conversationalist, organizer, manager and author. Osler is well known in the field of gerontology for the speech he gave when leaving Hopkins to become the ... View more info

The Book of Dam-All the Scribe

By: Tiptaft, Norman (edit).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norman Tiptaft: 1947-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1970

Condition: Used: Very Good


7.5x5. 64pp. Some b/w line illus., 64 pages. 6th edition, December 1947. Water stain on cover edge. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.This is the testament of Dam-All, the Scribe who wrote after the death of King Tut-ankh-amen in the land of Egypt. These are documents that were found among the treasures in the tomb. The book is about documents (apparently of an historical character) that were submitted to experts and provided some curious analogies to life in England in that current time(1947). contents include: Of the new government, of the districts, of how things worked in the ne... View more info