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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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

For Love and Glory

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17255


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


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


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

Year with the Birds, a : With 56 Colored Plates

By: Ball, Alice E. ; Illustrated by Robert Bruce Horsfall

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Gibbs & Van Vleck: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20120


191 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gold spine title, 191 text pages + 56 full-color illustrations on glossy plates printed one side only. ; Text copyright 1916. This is 1st edition, 1917. ; Enchanting poetry descriptive of birds and bird life of North America, accompanied by high quality realistic original paintings showing birds in their natural habitats. Poems by Alice E. Ball and other famous poets. ; Minor shelfwear only. Jacket is mostly gone ... View more info

Works of Honore de Balzac, 38 Volumes (of 40) : Balzac's Novels Translated by Miss K. P. Wormeley

By: Balzac, Honore de, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers;: 1888

Seller ID: 11550


8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Uniform bindings. Dark red russia leather over spines, dark red marbled boards, gray marbled endpapers, gilt titles and ornaments on spines, top edges red, about 300-550 pages per vol, many also with 8-16 pg publisher catalog in rear. Several short stories and other works are also included to round out various vols. Vols 10, 12, 14, introduction by George Frederic Parsons. ; Vols are: 1. Pierre Goriot, 1888. 2. Duchesse de Langeais, 1888. 3. Rise an... View more info