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COMPLETE BOOK OF TOASTS: OVER 1,500 OF THE BEST TOASTS FOR EVERY OCCASION

By: Dickson, Paul

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Robson Books Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000033239

ISBN: 1861058039

Condition: 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. For anyone who will ever face a sea of expectantly-raised glasses, or for those simply fascinated by words and tradition, this rich collection of toasts will prove as entertaining as it is useful. Whether you need the perfect pledge for a wedding, graduation, anniversary, birth, reunion or business dinner, you are guaranteed to ... View more info

DICTIONARY OF FINANCE AND INVESTMENT TERMS

By: Downes, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series I.: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000035574

ISBN: 0812090357

Condition: Very Good


Barron's popular finance and investment dictionary defines more than 3,500 terms as they relate to stocks, bonds, banking, corporate finance, tax laws , mutual funds, and more. View more info

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IRISH BOOK OF DAYS

By: Eagan, Catherine

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Universe: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000025524

ISBN: 0883632942

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout: The many voices, events and images that have contributed to the rich diversity of Irish culture and history come together in this perpetual calendar. Not tied to a particular year, this colorful and entertaining journal can be used year after year and features a significant Irish fact for every day of the year. 32 full-color photos. View more info

THE ECOMIST STYLE GUIDE

By: Economist, The

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000041222

ISBN: 1861979169

Condition: 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 revised and expanded ninth edition is based on The Economist's own hou se style manual and is a boon for everyone who wants to communicate with th e clarity, style, and precision for which The Economist is renowned. As the introduction says, "clarity of writing usually follows clarity of thought." The Style Guide ... View more info

COIN WORLD 2009 GUIDE TO U. S. COINS: PRICE & VALUE TRENDS

By: Editors, Coin World

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Amos Hobby Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000035458

ISBN: 0944945562

Condition: Very Good


The invaluable updated edition-from the editors of the #1 coin publication in the world This easy-to-use book contains more coin values (50,000) than any other guide. It also includes vintage information, specifications, varieties, and values for more levels of preservation. In addition, it's fully indexed, with actual photographs of every regularly issued U.S. coin, and offers essential information on grading, coin production, and more. View more info

VICIOUS VOCABULARY

By: Eisenhower, Phil

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Random House Reference: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000039842

ISBN: 0375720413

Condition: Very Good


Timorous tenderfoots, lackadaisical slouches, and closed-minded obscurants should avoid this fun and devious vocabulary book. Everyone else will delig ht in its blend of flabbergasting words, wacky quotes, and creative quizzes . Educator Phil Eisenhower has selected the words SAT and GRE takers love t o hate- such as obdurate, edacious, and vulpine-and made them memorable. Realizing that people remember insults better than any other words, the author has phrased each wor... View more info

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DRIVING

By: Environment, Dept.of

Price: ¥150.00

Publisher: Stationery Office Books: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000019629

ISBN: 0115500693

Condition: Good


British driving manuel. View more info

THE WORLD'S GREATEST IDEA: THE FIFTY GREATEST IDEAS THAT HAVE CHANGED HUMAN ITY

By: Farndon, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Icon Books, Ltd. UK: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000040806

ISBN: 1848312458

Condition: 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. Where would humanity be without fire, farming, or wine? A great idea change s the path of human civilization. But which is the greatest of them all? In The World's Greatest Idea, John Farndon has set out to find the answer w ith help from a panel of experts in the fields of science, the arts, and ph ilosophy. A shortlist of fi... View more info

WHY DO CLOCKS RUN CLOCKWISE? AND OTHER IMPONDERABLES

By: Feldman, David

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper &: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000032605

ISBN: 0060915153

Condition: Very Good


Here are the answers to questions that have been keeping you and your loved ones up nights, questions that have driven families to feuds, questions th at nag and nag just won't let go. Have you ever wondered juts what purpose those warning labels on mattresses are supposed to serve? Or what happens t o the trend that wears off tires? And how many meals have you spent ponderi ng the perennially baffling question of why hot dogs come ten to a package while hot dog buns com... View more info

DO PENGUINS HAVE KNEES

By: Feldman, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000032606

ISBN: 006092327X

Condition: Very Good


The fifth book in the Imponderables series that answers questions about eve ryday life for which encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't h ave the answers. View more info

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WHO PUT BUTTER IN BUTTERFLY...AND OTHER FEARLESS INVESTIGATIONS INTO OUR IL LOGIAL LANGUAGE

By: Feldman, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000042438

ISBN: 0060916613

Condition: Good


Bestselling author and pop-culture pundit David Feldman demystifies our lan guage's most curious cliches and quips. From cooties and mugwumps to Ps and Qs and Peeping Tom, this is a doozie of a diversion. View more info

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FAMILY WORD FINDER : A NEW THESAURUS OF SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS IN DICTIONARY FORM

By: Flexner, Stuart Berg

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest:

Seller ID: RWARE0000009233

Condition: Very Good+


Family Word Finder: A New Thesaurus of Synonyms and Antonyms in Dictionary Form. View more info

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THE HOROLOGICON: A DAY'S JAUNT THROUGH THE LOST WORDS OF THE ENGLISH LANGUA GE

By: FORSYTH, MARK

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000043501

ISBN: 1848315988

Condition: Good


English The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language. arranged according to the hour of the day w hen you really need them Do. you wake up feeling rough Then youre philogrob olized. Pretending to work Thats fudgelling. which may lead to rizzling if you feel sleepy after lunch. though by dinner time you will have become a s parkling deipnosophist. From Mark Forsyth. author of the bestselling The Et ymologicon. this is a... View more info

THE OXFORD GUIDE TO LITERATURE IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION

By: France, Peter

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000027954

ISBN: 0199247846

Condition: Very Good


A read copy but no markings throughout, unblemished spine, NOT an ex-librar y edition: This book, written by a team of experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive account of the ways in which translation has brought the major literatures of the world into English-speaking culture. Part I discusses theoretical issues and gives an overview of the history of translation into English. Part II, the bulk of the work, arranged by language of origin, offers critical di... View more info

THE BOOK OF DAYS

By: Frewin, Anthony

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Collins: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000004684

ISBN: 0002160854

Condition: Very Good/No DJ


Bibliography: p. 409-414. View more info

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DICTIONARY OF BUSINESS TERMS (BARRON'S BUSINESS GUIDES)

By: Friedman, Jack P.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000023778

ISBN: 0812037758

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT a former ex-lib book: Expanded with new entries and updated to reflect recent economic developments and the current business climate, this quick-reference dictionary defines more than 7,500 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, economics, finance, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistic... View more info

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QI: ADVANCED BANTER

By: Fry, Stephen

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000043532

ISBN: 0571233724

Condition: Very Good/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. Have you ever wondered why most books of quotations are stuffed full of rather pedestrian quotes by people you've never heard of? It's a shame because a really good quotation book, one which gathered the truest and funniest insights of the best minds, and organised them into 250 subjects, from ambition to worry, (or from articho... View more info

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NATIVE AMERICANS INFORMATION DIRECTORY

By: Furtaw, Julia C.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Cengage Gale: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000043645

ISBN: 0810388545

Condition: Very Good


The "Native Americans Information Directory" provides information on approx imately 4,500 organizations, agencies, institutions, programs, services, an d publications that pertain to native Americans, their life, and their cult ure. The directory is similar to Gale's parent volume, "Encyclopedia of Ass ociations", and its two specialized minority directories, "Black Americans Information Directory, 1990-1991" and "Hispanic Americans Informatio... View more info

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PROVERBS & SAYINGS OF IRELAND

By: Gaffney, Sean

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Wolfhound Press: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000025516

ISBN: 0950345407

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout: Arranged by subject, Proverbs and Sayings of Ireland, is an illustrated col lection of more than 1,000 proverbs, sayings and triads (a three part piece of wisdom) from all of over Ireland. Apart from their unceasing curiosity as "words of wisdom," proverbs enable us to peer through the half door, as it were, and glimpse the attitudes, folk memories and philosophies of a people. In this collection, little escapes t... View more info

THE WORLD'S WORST AIRCRAFT (CORONET BOOKS)

By: Gilbert, James

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Coronet Books: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000038694

ISBN: 034021824X

Condition: Good


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