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1 Aman, Reinhold, editor Maledicta 10, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 10, 1988-1989 (Volume X)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1990 0916500306 / 9780916500306 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange covers. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Anti-religious graffiti. Medical slang. Swahili. Arabic. Ulster. Georgia (the country). Breast pet names. Rock band names. Sick jokes about Challenger. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; One leaf creased at corner, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Aman, Reinhold, editor Maledicta 2, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1978 (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1978 0916500527 / 9780916500528 Softcover Very Good+ 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange covers. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Graffiti. Gay terminology. Medical pejoratives. Czech. Italian. Thai. Cockney. Swearing in football. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Faint crease to spine, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Asante, Molefi Kete Book of African Names, The
Trenton, N. J. : Africa World Press; 1991 0865432554 / 9780865432550 Softcover Fair Illustrated by Ife Nii Owoo 
64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Orange and black softcover, 64 pages, b/w spot art, about 600 names listed. ; Divided into the five regions or sections of Africa, this book lists popular African female and male names and the translation or meaning of each. Illustrated by Ife Nii Owoo, Barbara Nickens and traditional sources. ; Worn, with the usual library marks and stickers, but intact and all readable. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Baldwin, Ruth M., compiler 100 Nineteenth Century Rhyming Alphabets in English
Carbondale, Ill: Southern Illinois University Press; 1972 0809305097 / 9780809305094 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
296 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Blue cloth, illustrated throughout, 32 pages in color. ; Facsimile reprints of quaint and amusing 'alphabet' stories and rhymes from 100 different sources. ; Edgewear to jacket, rear panel discolored. No other defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Bolinger, Dwight Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse
Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press; 1989 0804715351 / 9780804715355 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
470 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; Red cloth, [xiv] + 470 pages, 2 indexes, 2 appendixes, bibliography, endnotes, no illustrations (as such) but there are dozens of sample sentences graphically laid out according to high and low intonation. ; 'Intonation: a nonarbitrary, sound-symbolic system with intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveying, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes'. This book is a highly analytical examination of the musical or tonal properties of human speech which form a universal basis of understanding that reaches across languages and cultures. ; All the usual library marks. Jacket in protective sleeve attached to endpapers. Otherwise quite crisp, appears never to have been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from allnewbooks, amitcj, any_book, Better World Books, brookebooks, Daily Deal, extremelyreliable, Murray Media, Nohinsa Books, pbshop, pbshopus, profnath, quality7, the_book_community, thebookgrove, Value Promenade, Vault Media, or Wonder Book, because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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6 Chui, Charles K., and Guanrong Chen Kalman Filtering : With Real-Time Applications (3e, 3rd Edition)
N. Y. : Springer; 1999 3540646116 / 9783540646112 Third Edition Softcover Near Fine 
229 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Orange softcover, [xiv] + 229 pages, index, bibliography, numerous b/w diagrams, tons of mathematical formulas, many practice problems with hints and answers in rear. ; Copyright 1987. This is 3rd edition, 1999.; Only a touch of wear to tips. No marks, no defects. ; Information Sciences Series; Vol. 17 
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 Cirlot, J. E. (Juan Eduardo) translated by Jack Sage Dictionary of Symbols, A, 2e : 2nd Edition
N. Y. : Barnes & Noble Books; 1995 0880297026 / 9780880297028 Second Edition; Seventeenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
419 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Black boards, [lv] + 419 pages, index, 2 bibliographies, dozens of b/w line illustrations in text, 32 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Written by Juan Eduardo Cirlot. Translated from the Spanish by Jack Sage. Foreword by Herbert Read. Copyright 1971. This is 2nd edition, 1995, 17th printing. ; Includes religious, mythological, magical, zodiac, tarot, ethnic, heraldic symbols and many more. ; Only a touch of wear. No marks, no defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Desmond, Robert W. Information Process, Window on the World, Crisis and Conflict, 3 Volumes : World News Reporting to the Twentieth Century ; 1900-1920 ; 1920-1940
Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press; 1978 0877450706 / 9780877450702 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1659 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; SET OF 3 VOLUMES ONLY (of 5). Red cloth, [xiv] + 495 + [xii] + 608 + [xii] +518 pages, extensive index, bibliography, footnotes in each vol. ; Vol-1, The Information Process: World News Reporting to the Twentieth Century (1978) 087745070. Vol-2, Window on the World: World News Reporting, 1900-1920 (1980) 0877451044. Vol-3, Crisis and Conflict: World News Reporting, 1920-1940 (1982) 0877451117. (Author wrote at least 2 more vols) ; Massive, comprehensive history of journalism around the world, from the earliest newspapers in the 18th century to telegraph, telephone, cables, the modern newspaper syndicate, etc. ; All the usual library marks. Jackets are in protective sleeves attached to endpapers. Otherwise all vols crisp, appear never to have been used. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Neurath, Otto, with Rudolf Carnap and Charles Morris >> Foundations of the Unity of Science, Volume 2 : Toward an International Encyclopedia of Unified Science
Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 1970 0226575888 / 9780226575889 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1023 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [viii] + 1023 pages, index (to vols 1 and 2) , bibliography, chapter endnotes, several lists, tables, formulas, etc. ; Copyright 1939. LCCN starts with 56. This edition dated 1970. Topics include: Structure of scientific ethics. Theory of valuation. Methodology of mathematical economics and econometrics. Development of rationalism and empiricism. More. ; Book shows no marks, no defects, no signs of use. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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10 Stover, Eric, with Richard Goldstone Graves, the : Srebrenica and Vukovar
Zurich, Switzerland: Scalo Publishers; 1998 3931141764 / 9783931141769 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gilles Peress 
334 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Gray pictorial boards, bibliography, dozens of graphic b/w photos of gravesites, artifacts, bones, corpses, etc. English text throughout. ; Foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of UN War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia. Based on excavations and research conducted in Bosnia and Croatia into mass graves of slaughtered civilians, including the atrocities known as the Srebrenica Massacre and the Vukovar Massacre. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of author Elmore Leonard, where the estate seller affixed a sticker to the front board stating 'The Elmore Leonard Library'. Light bump to front upper tip. No other defects. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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11 Watson, Burton Early Chinese Literature
N. Y. : Columbia University Press; 1962 0231086717 / 9780231086714 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
304 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Dark steel-blue cloth, silver lettering, top edge inked yellow, chronology, index, footnotes, chapter-end bibliographies. ; Foreword by William Theodore de Bary. Covers early Chinese literature in the fields of history, philosophy and poetry, from 1100 BCE to 220 CE. ; Book shows no marks or defects, appears unread. Jacket rubbed, with small closed tears and wrinkles to edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Zumwalt, Ken Stars and Stripes : World War II and the Early Years
Austin, Tex: Eakin Press; 1989 0890156581 / 9780890156582 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
295 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark blue textured boards, red endpapers, 295 pages, index, bibliography, list of all staff members 1942-1955 (including European, North Afircan, Italian and Hawaiien editions) , 1 b/w cartoon, 13 b/w photos with captions. ; Early history of the European edition of The Stars and Stripes, America's military newspaper. Book authored by veteran journalist who was with the paper from its launch in 1942 to 1955. ; Lacks jacket. Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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