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21 Books OXFORD REFERENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA
Oxford University Press 2003 0199690731 / 9780199690732 Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
A tight clean copy. 
Price: 1900.00 JPY
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PLUMBING, Books, Time-Life
22 Books, Time-Life PLUMBING
Time-Life Books 1976 Hardcover Very Good 
A clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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FAMOUS LAST WORDS AND TOMBSTONE HUMOR, Brandreth, Gyles
23 Brandreth, Gyles FAMOUS LAST WORDS AND TOMBSTONE HUMOR
Sterling Pub Co Inc 1989 0806969504 / 9780806969503 Paperback Very Good 
Some people can't resist going out with a bang. Caesar's parting words, "Et tu, Brute?" are well known, but what about a murderer's last request as he faced the firing squad: a bullet-proof vest? 
Price: 450.00 JPY
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BREWER'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASE & FABLE, 18TH EDITION, Brewers
24 Brewers BREWER'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASE & FABLE, 18TH EDITION
Brewer's 2010 0550104119 / 9780550104113 Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. With its delightful mix of scholarship and eccentricity, it is a must for every twenty-first-century bookshelf. This flagship title in the Brewer's series was first published in 1870 to supply readers with material that was both entertaining and enlightening. This new edition is filled with hundreds of new facts, from designer babies to New York's sewer-dwelling alligators, and brings back more than 200 classic entries, such as magic garters and poison detectors. 
Price: 3500.00 JPY
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25 Brieger, Nick SECRETARIAL CONTACTS: COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR SECRETARIES AND PERSONAL ASS ISTANTS
Phoenix ELT 1996 0137986386 / 9780137986385 Paperback Fair 

Price: 200.00 JPY
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ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2004 : THE DEFINITIVE SPORTS REFERENCE BOOK (ESPN INFOR MATION PLEASE SPORTS ALMANAC), Brown, Gerry
26 Brown, Gerry ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2004 : THE DEFINITIVE SPORTS REFERENCE BOOK (ESPN INFOR MATION PLEASE SPORTS ALMANAC)
ESPN - Hyperion 2003 0786887168 / 9780786887163 Paperback Fine 
The #1 bestselling sports almanac is the ultimate resource for sports profe ssionals and fans everywhere. ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, once again brings enthusiasts the mos t authoritative sports reference book ever published. Whether they're looki ng for new world records, updating their trivia knowledge, or curious about the most intriguing sports stories of the past year, sports fans will welc ome the latest edition of this bestselling almanac, and ESPN fans will find familiar segments from many of ESPN's outlets, including studio shows, rad io, on-line, ESPN The Magazine, as well as: -- In-depth statistics from ESPN's award-winning "Inside the Numbers" -- Top Ten moments from each sport -- Exclusive essays and analysis from your favorite ESPN personalities, inc luding Chris Berman, Dan Patrick, Stuart Scott, Linda Cohn, and more -- Hundreds of photographs -- Thousands of graphics and tables -- Fast access to all the facts: world records, champions, year-by-year, sp ort-by-sport -- A full recap of the 2003 World Series The ultimate resource for sports professionals and fans everywhere, the 2004 ESPN Sports Almanac is clearly the champion in its field. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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BASIC WORD LIST, Brownstein, Samuel C.
27 Brownstein, Samuel C. BASIC WORD LIST
Barron's Educational Series 1997 0812096495 / 9780812096491 Paperback Very Good 
More than 2,000 words are provided with their meanings, placed in model sen tences, and used in vocabulary drill exercises, for which answers are provi ded. An etymology review is also included. 
Price: 400.00 JPY
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THE 2548 BEST THINGS ANYBODY EVER SAID, Byrne, Robert
28 Byrne, Robert THE 2548 BEST THINGS ANYBODY EVER SAID
Fireside 2006 1416540350 / 9781416540359 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
From Goethe to Churchill to Woody Allen, Robert Byrne has mined a collectio n of wit and wisdom that deserves a special place on every humor lover's bo okshelf. These unique, witty, and outrageous quotations, previously publish ed in four separate volumes, are now gathered together in a seemingly limit less trove of pithy and often irreverent one-liners, retorts, definitions, jokes, and last words that cover every conceivable subject and will appeal to every taste, including: "Start every day with a smile and get it over with." --W.C. Fields "It is better to be quotable than to be honest." --Tom Stoppard "Happiness is having a large loving family in another city." --George Burns 
Price: 700.00 JPY
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THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO ENGLISH LITERATURE: BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Carter, Ronald
29 Carter, Ronald THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO ENGLISH LITERATURE: BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Penguin Books Ltd 1996 0140815953 / 9780140815955 Paperback Very Good+ 
A revised version of "The History of Literature in English", this book is a imed at students of EFL at intermediate level. It has eight short chapters on literature from 500 AD to the present. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO LITERATURE IN ENGLISH:BRITAIN AND IRELAND 2ND. EDITION, Carter, Ronald
30 Carter, Ronald THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO LITERATURE IN ENGLISH:BRITAIN AND IRELAND 2ND. EDITION
Longman 2001 0582465672 / 9780582465671 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Features illustrations, charts and a glossary of literary and cultural termsSuitable for upper intermediate and advanced level studentsWritten by experts especially for non-native speakers of English 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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THE POCKET OXFORD HACHETTE FRENCH DICTIONARY, Chalmers, Marianne
31 Chalmers, Marianne THE POCKET OXFORD HACHETTE FRENCH DICTIONARY
Oxford University Press 2000 0198602790 / 9780198602798 Paperback Very Good 
[OXFORD POCKET BILINGUAL DICTIONARIES SERIES COPY:] Compact and affordable, perfect for business travelers, vacationers, and students, the Oxford Pocket Bilinguals offer more headwords and translations than similarly prices dictionaries. And now the entire range has been brought up to date with recent vocabulary and idioms. What's more, each volume also includes a new correspondence section that provides many example letters, giving readers the tools to correspond with hotels, write letters to businesses, create their own resumes, and more. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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32 Claiborne, Robert OUR MARVELOUS NATIVE TONGUE
Crown 1983 0812910389 / 9780812910384 Paperback Very Good 
Sweeping across centuries and conti nents, Claiborne traces the history of English from its roots in the Danube Valley 8000 years ago to its status to day as native tongue of some 300 mil lion people. PW called this ``informa tive and entertaining.'' 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY, Clayton, Jade
33 Clayton, Jade MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY
McGraw-Hill Professional 2002 0071395083 / 9780071395083 Paperback Near Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout:(includes cd) Clayton's dictionary will go a long way toward helping anyone, professional communications workers to beginning students, in the daunting search for the meaning of terms in telecommunications. The attractive package includes more than 4,000 definitions, 600 illustrations, seven appendixes, and the complete text on a searchable CD-ROM. The CD-ROM offers an additional 1,000 pages of cross-referenced material (brief articles from other McGraw-Hill publications) in searchable PDF format. The CD-ROM can be used with both PC and Macintosh platforms, although an alias in the Macintosh version is not linked correctly, so some knowledge of Mac file structure will help get the CD running. The additional articles give a look in greater depth at certain definitions in the text, many of which refer to old or outdated equipment and standards, but which will help understand how telecommunications has evolved. A good reference source for professionals and students. 
Price: 1400.00 JPY
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MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY, Clayton, Jade
34 Clayton, Jade MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY
McGraw-Hill Professional Pub 2001 0071372016 / 9780071372015 Paperback Very Good+ 
STATE-OF-THE-ART GUIDE TO VIRTUALLY EVERY TOPIC IN TELECOM, DATA, AND VOICE The only fully illustrated telecommunications dictionary available anywher e, the earlier edition of Jade Clayton¿s McGraw-Hill Illustrated Telecom Di ctionary, Third Edition won five-star ratings from Amazon readers, with pra ise such as: "¿ there is no comparison between this telecom study package a nd any other dictionary or glossary out there, this one blows the rest away !" and "I LOVE THIS BOOK ... the least expensive on my desk, yet the one I use the most." Designed to be clear and understandable even to complete nov ices, the Dictionary is a gateway into the acronym-filled world of telecom. This third edition moves beyond traditional telecom and networking topics to embrace and explain the fast moving world of internet telephony. Now, th is new edition brings you fully up-to-date on topics such as VoIP. You get: *Over 8,000 references *More than 3,500 concise, accurate definitions -- m ore than 1,000 of them new *350 illustrations -- 300 brand new Accompanying CD-ROM packs the content of the entire book, with hyper-links to over 1000 bonus pages from 30 of McGraw-Hill¿s top telecom titles. 
Price: 800.00 JPY
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DICTIONARY OF ACCOUNTING, Collin, P. H.
35 Collin, P. H. DICTIONARY OF ACCOUNTING
Peter Collin Pub Ltd 2002 1901659852 / 9781901659856 Paperback Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: The fully revised edition of this bestselling dictionary covers a wide range of topics related to accountancy, including personal finances, investments and company accounts. Over 9,000 entries each with a clear definition; Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of accountancy; Terms are explained in clear and simple English; Includes sample sentences for each entry, together with grammar notes and parts of speech; Quotations are included from newspapers and magazines to show how terms are used. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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THE WORLD'S MAJOR LANGUAGES, Comrie, Bernard
36 Comrie, Bernard THE WORLD'S MAJOR LANGUAGES
Routledge 2011 041560902X / 9780415609029 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This volume features over fifty of the world's languages and language famil ies. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speaker s, their role as official languages and their cultural and historical impor tance. Each language is looked at in depth, and the chapters provide inform ation on both grammatical features and on salient features of the language' s history and cultural role. This second edition has been updated and revis ed. Two new languages, Amharic and Javanese, have been included. This acces sible volume will appeal to anyone with an interest in linguistics. Key features: Attention is paid to both grammatical and sociolinguistic features Attention is concentrated on the world's major languages Designed to be accessible to all readers with an interest in language. Editorial Reviews From Library Journal This is a treasury of authoritative yet concise information about major languages and language families. The emphasis is on Indo-European, over half the book being devoted to that family. Each of the 50 chapters is written by an expert in that field. Phonology, morphology, and syntax are discussed, and, where appropriate, the writing system. Some chapters, such as that on Chinese, are very lucid and accessible to the non-expert; others are more difficult. This is not a book for beginners, and specialists will have more detailed treatments at their disposal. Its best use would seem to be in an academic reference collection, for the scholar to di 
Price: 5000.00 JPY
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HONDA CBR400RR (NC29) GULLARM 1990-99 SERVICE AND REPAIR MANUAL (HAYNES SER VICE AND REPAIR MANUALS), Coombs, Matthew
37 Coombs, Matthew HONDA CBR400RR (NC29) GULLARM 1990-99 SERVICE AND REPAIR MANUAL (HAYNES SER VICE AND REPAIR MANUALS)
Haynes Manuals Inc 1999 1859605524 / 9781859605523 Hardcover Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Honda CBR400RR models covered: CBR400RR (NC23 Tri-Arm) 399cc 1988-1999; CBR400RR (NC29 Gull-Arm, Fireblade) 399cc 1990-1999. Note: This manual does not include the SBR400R Aero, CB-1 or CB400 Super Four. 
Price: 1700.00 JPY
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THE STAIN AND SPOT REMOVER HANDBOOK, Cooper, Jean
38 Cooper, Jean THE STAIN AND SPOT REMOVER HANDBOOK
Storey Publishing, LLC 1995 0882668110 / 9780882668116 Paperback Near Fine 
This is a practical, well-organized manual for general cleaning and removin g stains of all kinds from all surfaces and materials and will become an in dispensable handbook to have around the house. Well cross-referenced betwee n things that cause stains, things that remove them, and things that get st ained, this is an easy book in which to locate a solution in a hurry, which is often exactly when you need it! 
Price: 450.00 JPY
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39 Cowan, Gregory WRITING
Wiley] 1980 0471015598 / 9780471015598 Paperback Very Good+ 

Price: 600.00 JPY
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MAKING IT: RADICAL HOME EC FOR A POST-CONSUMER WORLD, Coyne, Kelly
40 Coyne, Kelly MAKING IT: RADICAL HOME EC FOR A POST-CONSUMER WORLD
Rodale Books 2011 1605294624 / 9781605294629 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Spending money is the last thing anyone wants to do right now. We are in th e midst of a massive cultural shift away from consumerism and toward a vibrant and very active c ountermovement that has been thriving on the outskirts for quite some time-do-it-yourselfers who ma ke frugal, homemade living hip are challenging the notion that true wealth has anything to do with money. In Making It, Coyne and Knutzen, who are at the forefront of this movement, provide readers with all the tools they nee d for this radical shift in home economics. The projects range from simple to ambitious and include activities done in the home, in the garden, and out in the streets. With step-by-step instructions for a wide range of projects-from growing food in an apartment and building a ninety-nine-cent solar oven to creating safe, effective laundry soap for pennies a gallon and fishing in urban waterways-Making It will be the go-to source for post-consumer living activities that are fun, inexpensive, and eminently doable. Within hours of buying this book, readers will be able to start transitioning into a creative, sustainable mode of living that is not just a temporary fad but a cultural revolution. 
Price: 1700.00 JPY
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