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Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances
London: William Pickering, 1852. cxlvi pages. 5-1/2 by 7 inches. The second book by Edward FitzGerald, best known for translating the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. This is an anonymously published collection of aphorisms. "I meant it to be the best little book of its kind extant. I am not sure it be not -- but it is not as good as I intended," FitzGerald wrote to E. B. Cowell, in February 1852. According to Terhune and Terhune, Letters of Edward Fitzgerald, vol. 2, p. 48, the author had 250 copies printed. ISBN: B001OZU5D2.
First edition (first printing). Edges tanned, previous owner's name on rear pastedown; binding a bit shaken, else very good. A nice copy. [JSP01]Book ID: 134425More details Price: $200.00
The Faber Book of Epigrams & Epitaphs
London: Faber & Faber, 1977. 291 pages. Over 700 entries from the sixteenth century to modern times. ISBN: 9780571110902.
First paperback edition (first printing). A very good copy in wrappers (paperback). Provenance: Acquired from the estate of the singer, songwriter, and poet Rod McKuen, who sold millions of books and albums in the 1960s and 1970s. Original poem/epigram handwritten on title page and signed by McKuen. Rust stains from now absent paper clips and small colored stickers marking several pages and epitaphs, and a minor margin note on one page in McKuen's hand. Publisher's cancel sticker on copyright page.Book ID: 146751More details Price: $62.50
Baturrillo de paremiologia, o Tratado de frases celebres, apotegmas proverbiales y refranes, con aplicacion a las ciencias y en especial a la agricultura
Granada, Spain: Tip. de Calixto Alvarez Lozano, 1889. 207 pages. Quotations, proverbs, and sayings, mostly translated into Spanish from other languages. ISBN: 281AIB1030085.
First edition (first printing). Minor staining to pages, else a very good copy in a period binding of quarter calf over decorated paper. Original wrappers not bound in. With the bookplate of proverb collector Victor de Guinzbourg.Book ID: 137039More details Price: $62.50
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature (17th Edition)
Little, Brown and Company, 2002. ISBN: 9780316084604.
Very GoodBook ID: 89661More details Price: $20.00
Familiar quotations; a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs (11th ed., rev. and enl.)
Little, Brown and co, 1937. ISBN: B0008CFDFW.
Very GoodBook ID: 77031More details Price: $10.00
The 2,548 Wittiest Things Anybody Ever Said
Touchstone, 2012. ISBN: 9781451648904.
Very GoodBook ID: 133929More details Price: $8.48
The Quotable Lover
The Lyons Press, 2004. ISBN: 9781592280094.
Very GoodBook ID: 157876More details Price: $8.10
The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations: Cutting Comments on Burning Issues
See Sharp Press, 1992. ISBN: 9781884365270.
Very GoodBook ID: 237892More details Price: $8.00
A Treasury of Jewish Quotations
Crown Publishers, 1956. ISBN: B000GGBFEI.
Very GoodBook ID: 51852More details Price: $8.00
The Portable Curmudgeon
New American Library, 1987. ISBN: 9780453007405.
Very GoodBook ID: 130356More details Price: $7.98
Mom Candy: 1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers
Random House Reference, 2013. ISBN: 9780375723827.
Very GoodBook ID: 109286More details Price: $7.50
The best after-dinner stories
Folio Society, 2003. ISBN: B004F9EYJK.
Near FineBook ID: 116486More details Price: $7.48
The Anti-War Quote Book
N/A, 2008. ISBN: 9781594742293.
Very GoodBook ID: 84378More details Price: $6.50
Pearls of Wisdom
N/A, 1987. ISBN: 9780060962005.
Very GoodBook ID: 249778More details Price: $5.00
Collins Gem Dictionary of Quotations (Collins Gems)
Simon & Schuster, 1988. ISBN: 9780671419479.
Very GoodBook ID: 124495More details Price: $2.48