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1 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 3, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 3, Numbers 1 and 2, 1979 (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1979 0916500489 / 9780916500481 Softcover Near Fine 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. 304 pages. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Gay terminology. Black Arts movement. Insults in Irish, Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish, Greek, English, Russian, Swiss German. Portuguese nicknames. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 6, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (VI) : Volume 6, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1982 (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1982 0916500268 / 9780916500269 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. ; Topics include: Canadian. Australian. Argentinian. Greek. Italian. Japanese. Farsi. Polish. German. Lesbian terminology. License plate taboos. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. Compled 1982, published July 1983.; One leaf creased at corner, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 8, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 8, 1984-1985 (Volume VIII)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1985 0916500284 / 9780916500283 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover with top quality binding, 320 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Words can kill. Graffiti. All about merkins. Ethiopian jokes. Aids jokes. Offensive words in dictionaries. More. Plus departments, etc. ; Issn 0363-3659. Edited by German-American philologist, world scholar of dirty words, the great Reinhold Aman, PhD. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. ; Maledicta Press Publications Series; Vol. 8 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 9, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 9, 1986-1987 (Volume IX) Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1987 0916500292 / 9780916500290 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover with top quality binding, 320 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Wimp. Graffiti. Cunnilingus. American ethnic slurs. Medical group nouns. Chernobyl jokes. Gay jokes. Gerbil jokes. Thomas Crapper. Interview with Lillian Mermin Feinsilver. More. ; Issn 0363-3659. Edited by German-American philologist, world scholar of dirty words, the great Reinhold Aman, PhD. ; Spine very slightly faded. No other defects. ; Maledicta Press Publications Series; Vol. 9 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Author Unknown >> Evangelischer Liederschatz, eine Auswahl der Bekanntesten Kernlieder fur Sonntags Schulen, Vereine und Gottesdienste, 3e, 3rd Edition : (Evangelical Hymnal, a Selection of Congregational Songs for Sunday Schools, Societies, and Worship Services) (Lutheran)
Newark, N. J. : Verlag von Gebrueder Geiger; 1906 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
318 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, title blindstamped on front, small white title label on spine, 318 pages, 383 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music, small section with 62 English hymns and index, otherwise entirely in German language in old script. ; Light wear to extremities. No marks or writing. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Three signatures pulled but textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Author Unknown >> Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam
Schiedam, Holland: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam; 1960 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Beautiful color glossy catalog of fine crystal made by Leerdam, Netherlands. Text, of which there is very little, is in parallel French, German, English, and Spanish. 81 b/w photos and 30 monochrome illustrations showing hundreds of items, including stemware, plates, bowls, pitchers, ashtrays, candleholders, vases, etc. ; Catalog shows 22 named patterns, which are: Boccale. Carola. Ceres. Coronet. Forta. Gilde (glad). Gilde (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. No defects. Clean, tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 Avenarius, Ferdinand, with Hans Bohm >> Balladenbuch, Mit Vielen Zeichnungen Deutscher Meister : Ballad Book, with Many Drawings by German Masters
München (Munich): Verlag Georg D. W. Callwey; 1937 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
320 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; German text throughout, in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, gray cloth, green lettering and decor, 320 pages, 3 indexes, 72 b/w illustrations, about 200 ballads and narrative poems by famous German poets of the past 300 years. ; Originally published 1929. This edition, with new introduction by Hans Böhm, 1937.; Spine very slightly sunned. No other defects. No jacket. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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8 Billinger, Karl (Paul Wilhelm Massing) >> Hitler is No Fool : The Menace of the Man and His Program
N. Y. : Modern Age Books; 1939 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
198 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Black and red softcover, [x] + 198 + 14 pages, endnotes. ; Author, born Paul Wilhelm Massing, an avowed liberal who wrote under pen name for safety, spent 5 months in solitary confinement for opposing Hitler. In this book he explains Hitler's thesis, why 'anti-Semitism is an inevitable part of fascism', and 'why the real facts of Hitler's life are not told in [Hitler's] book'. ; Isbn 113523096X. Complete subtitle and blurb: 'The Menace of the Man and his Program. Tearing away the veils of inarticulate mysticism which fog the pages of Mein Kampf, the German author of this book lays bare the grim purposes of the well known Austrian paper-hanger.' ; Two leaves creased at upper corner. Otherwise only light wear. Scarce. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Bleeker, C. J. >> Adoremus : Hymnbook, Livre de Cantiques, Gesangbuch
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Ploegsma; 1949 Second Edition Softcover Good+ 
56 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tan softcover, textured covers, 56 pages, index, preface in English, 23 hymns of praise, each given in English, French, German, and some also in Dutch (?). No tunes. ; Originally published 1934. This is 2nd edition, 1949. Edited by the Rev Claas Jouco Bleeker, professor of comparative religion. Published under auspices International Association for Liberal Christianity and Religious Freedom (now International Association for Religious Freedom) ; Covers sunned, edges worn, small inkspot on front. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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10 Boyer, Walter E., with Albert F. Buffington and Don Yoder >> Songs Along the Mahantongo : Pennsylvania Dutch Folksongs
Hatboro, Pa: Folklore Associates; 1964 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
231 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 231 pages, pronunciation key, index, bibliography, about 100 songs with tunes, guitar chords, and lyrics in Pennsylvania German dialect and English singable rhyming translation. ; Copyright 1951. This edition 1964.; Very minor wear to cloth at ends of spine. No other defects to book. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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11 Brennecke, Ernest, with Henry Brennecke >> Shakespeare in Germany, 1590-1700 : With Translations of Five Early Plays (Signed)
Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 1964 0226073815 / 9780226073811 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
308 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering and decor, 308 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, margin line numbers, 8 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Tipped in on front endpaper, ALS autograph letter handwritten in fountain pen from author, on author's letterhead, to Mrs. Noel A. Buckner ('my dear Sue') dated Feb 4, 1965 and SIGNED by author, Ernie. ; Series edited by R. C. Bald and Fredson Bowers. ; Includes full texts in English, translated from German, of the following plays: 1) Titus Andronicus 2) Absurda Comica, oder Herr Peter Squentz (The Pyramus and Thisbe Burlesque, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream) 3) Das Wohlgesprochene Uhrtheil, oder Der Jud von Venedig (The Merchant of Venice) 4) Tugend und Liebesstreit (Twelfth Night) 5) Der Bestrafte Brudermord (Hamlet); Book shows almost no wear. Pages slightly yellowed from age. No other defects. Jacket sunned, several small chips at crown not affecting text. ; Curtain Playwrights Series 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Dunster, David, with Alan Colquhoun and Peter Carl >> Michael Graves : Architectural Monographs 5
London: Academy Editions; 1979 0847802159 / 9780847802159 Softcover Very Good+ 
112 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, stiff brown covers, 112 pages, bibliography; dozens of photos, diagrams and drawings, most in full color. Glossy throughout. Main text in English, with foreword (bio of Michael Graves) in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian. ; One faint crease to upper front cover. Otherwise books shows only minor wear. No marks. Binding tight. ; Architectural Monographs Series; Vol. 5 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Gering, Hugo >> Edda, Die, die Lieder der Sogenannten Alteren Edda : Nebst einem Anhang, die Mythischen und Heroischen Erzahlungen der Snorra Edda
Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut; 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
398 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; GERMAN text in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and black decor in six spine compartments, all edges marbled, decorative endpapers, index of names, copious footnotes throughout. ; Medieval Icelandic epic poems translated into German by Hugo Gering. ; Very little wear. Cloth frayed at heel. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No marks. Binding tight. ; Meyers Klassiker Ausgaben Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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14 Gibbs-Smith, Charles H., and Oliver Warner >> Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1
Princeton, N. J. : D. Van Nostrand Company; 1965 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
52 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, gold-patterned boards, 6 pages of text, 11 early balloons and 10 sailing ships and steamers shown on full-page plates in full color, with brief captions. 52 pages in total. All illustrations reproduced from early sources. English throughout, except 7 captions are in French and one is in German. ; Halftitle states Golden Ariels, Volume 6. Jacket states 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1. ; History of hot-air balloons and ballooning from 1783 to 1817, as exemplified by early balloon prints selected for their pictorial quality. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket rubbed, faintly sunned, with three small closed tears. ; Golden Ariels Series; Vol. 6 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Greeff, Richard, with Hugh Walker >> Guide to the Microscopic Examination of the Eye : Translated from the Second German Edition by Hugh Walker, 1902
Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Company; 1902 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
171 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt spine title, gilt lettering over red band on front, all edges red, [xiv] + 171 pages, index, 5 b/w diagrams in text. ; Originally published in Germany in 1898. English-language edition copyright 1901. This is 2nd English-language edition, 1902.; Cloth shows a touch of wear at crown, and is slightly wrinkled along bottom edge. Owner name (Otto Landman) and 1907 penned on front endpaper in old ink. One page has margin notes in fountain pen. One leaf has chip to fore-edge, not affecting text. Affixed to rear blank pages, on prescription sheet of Joseph F. Gates, Jr, Prescription Druggist, Toledo, Ohio, with 4-digit telephone number, are instructions in fountain pen for making aniline mater, and on prescription sheet of Dr. Otto Landman, instructions for cleaning and staining a specimen. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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16 Gumbert, Ferdinand >> Gesang Musik
Berlin: Verlag & Eigenthum der Schlesinger'schen Buch & Musikhandlung; 1846 0998355836 / 9780998355832 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
96 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover. This is a bound volume of 19th-century German sheet music. Measures 12.75 x 10.25 inches, 33 x 26 cm, brown leather spine and corners, dark brown buckram over boards, 96 pages, gilt rules on spine, gilt title on front, reinforced hinges, marbled endpapers, 21 songs (15 art songs, 6 folklore songs) with vocal lines and full piano in standard notation. German throughout (some with other languages as noted) in plain type, not old script. ; Songs are: 1) Muntrer Bach, by Franz Abt. 2) Das Hindumadchen (La Jeune Indienne) by Louis Huth, in German and French. 3) Abschied, by Heinrich Esser. 4) Tausendschoen, by Carl Eckert. 5) Mein Gedicht, by Karl Friedrich Curschmann. 6) An Rose, by Curschmann. 7) Abschied, by Herrmann Eckelmann. 8) Verloren, by August Lindner. 9) Den Fernen Lieben, by Lindner. 10) Spielmannslied, by Ferdinand Gumbert. 11) Mein Herz Allein fur Dich, by Gumbert. 12) Das Theure Vaterhaus, by Gumbert. 13) O Bitt' Euch Liebe Voegelein, by Gumbert. 14) Im Fruehling, by Alexander Fesca. 15) Liebes-Gruss, by Fesca. 16) Lang' ist es Her (Long, Long Ago) Irish folksong in German and English. 17) Untreue, a German folksong. 18) Kommt a Vogerl Geflogen, folksong. 19) Von Meine Bergle Muss I Scheide, folksong. 20) Den Lieben Langen Tag, folksong. 21) Loreley (Lory-Lye or Lorelei) in German and English. ; Various dates and publishers, all around 1846-1850. Songs arranged for Alto or Baritone voice. All original covers bound in, some with ads for publisher's other songs. ; Exterior quite worn but binding intact. Gilt lettering a bit dark but sharp and easily read. Owner name in pencil on front cover of each piece. Light foxing here and there. One song has a few faint pencil marks. Sold as is. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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17 Hausman, Ruth L. >> Sing and Dance with the Pennsylvania Dutch : (Pennsylvania Germans)
N. Y. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation; 1953 Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Frances Lichten 
112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 122 pages, index, pronunciation guide, b/w illustrations and facsimiles, over 40 songs with historical notes, tunes, piano parts, guitar chords, lyrics in English and German, and several with dance movements. ; Includes songs and dances of plain people, church people, and Moravians at Bethlehem. ; Surname penned on front cover, small old pricesticker on same. Very little wear. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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18 Headley, George W. and Guido Gregorietti >> Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes, the : Soprammobili-Gioiello Cofanetti ; Dessus De Meubles Joyaux Confrets ; Nippes Und Kastchen
Milano (Milan): A. Manca Editore; 1973 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
223 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 223 glossy pages, 12 b/w drawings, 87 full-color plates with detailed captions. Front endpaper SIGNED by author-artist-jeweler George W. Headley. Parallel text throughout in English, Italian, French, German. ; Introduction by Guido Gregorietti. Photos by Stone & Langley, Martin Jessee, Saporetti, Kalman Papp. ; A breathtaking collection of small, finely jeweled sculptures, many of which are chalices, cigaret boxes, or other containers. The word bibelot means ornament or trinket. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. No jacket, as issued. Original slipcase present, in matching green cloth, minor rubbing only, all corners and seams intact. ; Laid in: three different brochures for Headley Museum (now Headley-Whitney Museum) of Lexington, Kentucky. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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19 Herrmann, Emil >> Two Famous Violins, History and Description of Two Masterpieces by Antonius Stradivarius : King Maximilian from the Year 1709 and Prince Khevenhuller from the Year 1733, in the Possession of Emil Herrmann
N. Y. : Emil Herrmann; 1929 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
54 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, tan leather spine and tips, white textured boards, gilt lettering, [iv] + 35 pages of text and facsimiles + 2 b/w glossy plates + 6 color glossy plates with tissue guards, being three views of each violin. ; Published in Berlin and New York by Emil Herrmann. Limited edition of 200 in German and 200 in English, stated. This is Number 132 of the English Edition, numbered and initialed in pen by author. ; Almost no wear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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20 Hoffmann, Albert Frank, with Charles A. L. Reed >> Driftwood : Signed 1st Edition
Cincinnati, Ohio: S. Rosenthal & Company; 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
199 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, orange and gilt mottled endpapers, [xxii] + 199 pages, glossy b/w frontispiece portrait photo of author, 4 additional glossy b/w plates, about 160 original poems with rhyme and meter. English throughout, with a few German words and phrases here and there. SIGNED by author in fountain pen. ; Biographical introduction by Charles A. L. Reed. ; A wonderful selection of works of mystical Midwest poet Albert Frank Hoffmann, whose verses were published in many newspapers including Cincinnati Commecial-Gazette, American Israelite, Catholic Telegraph, South Dakota Mail, etc. ; Topics include Christian, inspirational, Biblical topics, reincarnation, memorials, Kentucky, Cincinnati, love, more. Several poetic tributes to popular men of the day including Robert G. Ingersoll and John Brown Gordon. ; Exterior shows moderate wear, pale spots to cloth. Pale discoloration to upper edges of about half of the textblock. Everything is readable. Gilt on front is very bright with only slight rubbing. Gilt on spine dull but readable. Binding is tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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