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PLUMBING

By: Books, Time-Life

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000024008

Condition: Very Good


A clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. View more info

FAMOUS LAST WORDS AND TOMBSTONE HUMOR

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000032575

ISBN: 0806969504

Condition: 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? View more info

BREWER'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASE & FABLE, 18TH EDITION

By: Brewers

Price: ¥3,500.00

Publisher: Brewer's: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000030520

ISBN: 0550104119

Condition: 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. View more info

SECRETARIAL CONTACTS: COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR SECRETARIES AND PERSONAL ASS ISTANTS

By: Brieger, Nick

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Phoenix ELT: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000006624

ISBN: 0137986386

Condition: Fair


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ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2004 : THE DEFINITIVE SPORTS REFERENCE BOOK (ESPN INFOR MATION PLEASE SPORTS ALMANAC)

By: Brown, Gerry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: ESPN - Hyperion: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000006488

ISBN: 0786887168

Condition: 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... View more info

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A DICTIONARY OF CRITICAL THEORY

By: Buchanan, Ian

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000045564

ISBN: 0199532915

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. Boasting more than 750 entries, this is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, cultural studies, gender studies, film studies, literary theory, hermeneutics, historical materialism, internet studies, sociopolitical critical theory, and much more. Entries clearly explain even the most complex of theoretical discourse... View more info

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THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO ENGLISH LITERATURE: BRITAIN AND IRELAND

By: Carter, Ronald

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000016309

ISBN: 0140815953

Condition: 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. View more info

OUR MARVELOUS NATIVE TONGUE

By: Claiborne, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crown: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000009072

ISBN: 0812910389

Condition: 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.''. View more info

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MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY

By: Clayton, Jade

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Pub: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000004594

ISBN: 0071372016

Condition: 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 understandab... View more info

MCGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY

By: Clayton, Jade

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000022285

ISBN: 0071395083

Condition: 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 Macintos... View more info

DICTIONARY OF ACCOUNTING

By: Collin, P. H.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Peter Collin Pub Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000023258

ISBN: 1901659852

Condition: 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. View more info

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THE STAIN AND SPOT REMOVER HANDBOOK

By: Cooper, Jean

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000011041

ISBN: 0882668110

Condition: 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! View more info

WRITING

By: Cowan, Gregory

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Wiley]: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000005998

ISBN: 0471015598

Condition: Very Good+


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MAKING IT: RADICAL HOME EC FOR A POST-CONSUMER WORLD

By: Coyne, Kelly

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Rodale Books: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000030129

ISBN: 1605294624

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. 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, ... View more info

HOW YOU CAN MAKE $25,000 A YEAR WITH YOUR CAMERA NO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE

By: Cribb, Larry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000031793

ISBN: 0898790603

Condition: Good


Scores of ideas for photographers who want to sell photographs in their own communities. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. View more info

REDISCOVER GRAMMAR

By: Crystal, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000038398

ISBN: 0582002583

Condition: Very Good


Using a lively, modern and entertaining approach, leading language expert D avid Crystal offers teachers a wealth of clear advice on the everyday use a nd teaching of English grammar. View more info

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF FACTS

By: Crystal, David

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Viking Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000041506

ISBN: 0141026235

Condition: Very Good


Penguin's bestselling Penguin Book of Facts is the most comprehensive, auth oritative and up-to-date general fact book available. Organized in thematic sections that cover topics as diverse as science and technology, sport and culture, religion and mythology, it is easy to navigate and great value fo r money. The first edition has sold almost 15,000 copies and has proved a h uge hit, especially among crossword solvers, students and editors. An essen tial desk reference. View more info

THE PLAIN ENGLISH GUIDE

By: Cutts, Martin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000036170

ISBN: 0198600496

Condition: Very Good


Millions of us are professional writers without even being aware of it. Eve ryday we write countless letters, memos, instructions, legal documents, and reports. And often this writing is criticized for being full of jargon, or obscure, or long-winded, or just not in "plain English." But what is plain English, and how does one write it? The Plain English Guide offers down-to -earth advice and twenty easy-to-follow guidelines covering plain words, se ntence length, active and passive verbs, punctuation, planning, and good or ganization of points. Martin Cutts has probably taught more wri... View more info

HOME IMPROVEMENT 1-2-3: EXPERT ADVICE FROM THE HOME DEPOT (HOME DEPOT ... 1 -2-3)

By: Depot, The Home

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: The Home Depot: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000024635

ISBN: 0696213273

Condition: Near Fine


A clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book: The first edition of Home Improvement 1-2-3 quickly became a workbench classic. The new edition—with 340 projects, 3,500 color photographs, and more than 100 illustrations, charts, and graphs—offers up-to-the-minute solutions for homeowners tackling home repair, maintenance, and improvement. Chapters cover painting, wallpaper, plumbing, electrical system, walls and ceilings, flooring, doors, windows, cabinets, shelves, countertops, insulation, weatherproofing, exterior maintenance, heating, ventilation, and air-condit... View more info

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 find just the right words, whatever the occasion. With chapters covering a brief history of raised glasses, the protocol of t... View more info