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Oresteia, the : Agamemnon ; the Libation-Bearers ; the Furies (Easton Press)

By: Aeschylus, with E. D. A. Morshead and Rex Warner; Illustrated by Michael Ayrton

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 20363

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


177 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark green morocco leather, [xxx] + 177 pages, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, green moire satin cloth endpapers, endnotes, yellow page-marker ribbon, 10 full-page b/w illustrations, color portrait frontispiece illustration of Aeschylus. ; Translated by E. D. A. Morshead. Introduction by Rex Warner. ; Three great tragic plays of antiquity, a trilogy concerning Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, the Gods of the Greek Pant... View more info

Dead Man's Folly : (1st Paperback Edition, 1957) the New Hercule Poirot Murder Mystery

By: Agatha, Christie; Illustrated by Gene Vos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1956

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16091

Condition: Very Good+


178 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Red paperback, metallic silver spine, all edges red. Cover photo by Gene Vos Studios depicts five creepy looking suspects, each holding different murder weapon. ; Pocket 1174. Copyright 1956. This is 1st paperback edition, September, 1957. Hercule Poirot solves a classic locked room mystery. ; Front cover shows tiny chips near heel and crown, both manufacturing defects. No other flaws apart from yellowed pages, which is normal. This item... View more info

Little Women : London Folio Society Edition, 1966

By: Alcott, Louisa May, with Martha C. Weaver; Illustrated by Dodie Masterman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1966

Seller ID: 18834

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


251 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue-gray cloth, top edge yellow, yellow endpapers, 251 pages, 13 full-page b/w line illustrations. ; Illustrated by Dodie Masterman. Edited by Martha C. Weaver. ; No defects. Book is crisp and clean, appears unopened. Original slipcase is present, only a touch of shelfwear. ; Laid in: Publisher's business reply card, as issued. ; Amazonbuyers please note: Their image shows gray slipcase and blue book; our unit has tan sl... View more info

Maledicta 11, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 11, 1990-1995 (Volume XI)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1990

Seller ID: 3963

ISBN: 0916500314

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, glossy covers. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. View more info

Maledicta 8, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 8, 1984-1985 (Volume VIII)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1985

Seller ID: 20179

ISBN: 0916500284

Condition: 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... View more info

Maledicta 2, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1978 (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1978

Seller ID: 3956

ISBN: 0916500527

Condition: Near Fine


304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. 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. ; No defects. View more info

Maledicta 5, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (V) : Volume 5, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1981, Elias Petropoulos Festschrift (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1981

Seller ID: 3960

ISBN: 091650025X

Condition: Near Fine


352 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Chinese. Tonga. French. Farsi. Dutch. Menomini (Native American) terms. Prison slang. Genital pet names. College sexual slang. Ethnic acronyms. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Tiny spot on fore-edge, otherwise no defects. View more info

Maledicta 6, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (VI) : Volume 6, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1982 (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1982

Seller ID: 3961

ISBN: 0916500268

Condition: 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. View more info

Maledicta 10, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 10, 1988-1989 (Volume X)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1990

Seller ID: 3962

ISBN: 0916500306

Condition: Near Fine


320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, 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. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. View more info

Maledicta 9, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 9, 1986-1987 (Volume IX) Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1987

Seller ID: 20180

ISBN: 0916500292

Condition: 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... View more info

Maledicta 1, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 1, Number 1, Summer 1977

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1977

Seller ID: 3954

Condition: Near Fine


108 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Cuban Spanish. Yiddish. Louis-Ferdinand Celine. Non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama in England. Game of stink-pink. Skopje dialect of Macedonia. Plus departments, other articles. ; ISSN 0363-3659. Copyright 1977. No additional printings listed. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. View more info

Maledicta 1, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 1, Number 2, Winter 1977, G. Legman Festschrift

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1978

Seller ID: 3955

Condition: Near Fine


8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Pages 109-328. Topics include: Gershon Legman. Children's jokes. Xenophobia. Black American nicknames. Literary graffiti. F-U and other curses. Plus departments, other articles. ; Isbn 0916500519. Issn 0363-3659. ; Slight bump to upper tip, otherwise no defects. View more info

Maledicta 3, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 3, Numbers 1 and 2, 1979 (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1979

Seller ID: 3957

ISBN: 0916500489

Condition: 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. View more info

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Maledicta 12, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 12, 1996 (Volume XII)

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1996

Seller ID: 20213

ISBN: 0916500322

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, glossy covers, 160 pages. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. View more info

Maledicta 3, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 3, Number 2, Winter 1979

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1979

Seller ID: 20221

Condition: Near Fine


8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 172 pages numbered 145-316. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Interlingual taboo words. Insults and ethnic slurs in US English, Canadian English, Russian, etc. Gay terminology. Swiss swearwords. Adacemic graffiti. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. This is Number 2 only of a volume that had 2 numbers. ; No defects. View more info

Maledicta 7, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume VII, 1983

By: Aman, Reinhold

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Maledicta Press: 1983

Seller ID: 20222

Condition: Near Fine


320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. ; Topics include: Peter Tamony interview and articles. Dietary stereotypes and slurs. Poonerisms. Offensive medical slag. Graffiti proverbs. Italian and Catalan insults. Dictionary definitions of smegma. Many more. Plus departments, etc. ; Issn 0363-3659.; Textblock very slightly bowed. No other defects. View more info

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales : London Folio Society Edition

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2002

Seller ID: 20654

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth, white and gold decor, [xii] + 288 pages, red slipcase, top edge inked red, yellow endpapers, 85 b/w illustrations in text and 16 full-color glossy plates by William Heath Robinson. ; Originally published in Danish 1835 and English 1846. This illustrated edition originally published 1913, republished 1995, 10th printing 2002. ; No defects to book. Slipcase intact with a touch of shelfwear only. View more info

For Love and Glory

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17255

ISBN: 0312874499

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, 304 pages. ; 1st edition, full number line. ; No defects to book or jacket. View more info

Birds, The, and, The Frogs : Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather (Easton Press)

By: Aristophanes, with Dudley Fitts; Illustrated by Marian Parry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 20352

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, dark green leather, gilt lettering and decor, [xii] + 52 + [xviii] + 62 pages, 144 total pages, all edges gilt, green moire cloth endpapers, page-marker ribbon, dozens of b/w and color illustrations. ; Contents: 1) The Birds, by Aristophanes, with introduction by Dudley Fitts, illustrated by Marian Parry. 2) The Frogs, by Aristophanes, translated by William James Hickie, with introduction by Gilbert Seldes, illustrated by... View more info

Balladenbuch, Mit Vielen Zeichnungen Deutscher Meister : Ballad Book, with Many Drawings by German Masters

By: Avenarius, Ferdinand, with Hans Bohm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Verlag Georg D. W. Callwey: 1937

Seller ID: 20159

Condition: 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. View more info