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LAROUSSE DICTIONARY OF WRITERS

By: Goring, Rosemary

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Larousse: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000007071

ISBN: 0752300393

Condition: Near Fine


This single volume provides comprehensive international coverage of writers of all types from novelists, essayists, and poets to scriptwriters and dra matists. The more than 6,000 concise entries include biographical details, discussion of representative works, and critical commentary. View more info

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TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD, 7TH

By: Griffith, Susan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vacation Work Publications: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000016204

ISBN: 1854583166

Condition: Very Good+


"Your best single source for training and finding a job." --The Guardian "Has to be the finest directory available for ELT job-hunting." --English Teaching Professional "If you are thinking of embarking on a TEFL career--or have already been teaching but are thinking of branching further afield--this is probably the only reference source you will need." --Overseas Jobs Express. View more info

THE BASIC BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHY: FIFTH EDITION

By: Grimm, Tom

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Plume: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000027916

ISBN: 0452284252

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. COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED, THIS ESTABLISHED CLASSIC REMAINS THE DEFINI TIVE GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF PHOTOGRAPHY! 5th Edition For nearly three decades, The Basic Book of Photography has been the ideal handbook for beginning and experienced photographers alike. This comprehens ive edition has been expanded to include the latest technological innovatio ns in digital photography and the most modern methods and products used in traditional film photog... View more info

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21ST CENTURY GUIDE TO INCREASING YOUR READING SPEED

By: Group, The Philip Lief

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000016464

ISBN: 0440217245

Condition: Fine


A collection of time-saving techniques enables readers to measure their re ading speeds and comprehension levels, learn how to skim and pre-read, mas ter the reading secrets of SQ3R and PQRST, and reduce computer-related eye strain. View more info

NEW ENGLISH HANDBOOK

By: Guth, Hans Paul

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000004666

ISBN: 0534048307

Condition: Near Fine


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ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN ART

By: Hall, James

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Westview Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000035917

ISBN: 0064309827

Condition: Very Good


A companion volume to James Hall's perennial seller Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art, which deals with the subject of Christian and Western a rt, the present volume includes the art of Egypt, the ancient Near East, Ch ristian and classical Europe, India and the Far East. Hall explores the lan guage of symbols in art, showing how paintings, drawings, and sculpture exp ress many shades of meaning from simple, everyday hopes and fears to the pr ofoundest philosophical and religious aspirations. The book explains and in terprets symbols from many cultures, and over 600 illustrations clari... View more info

PLASTIC TOYS: DIMESTORE DREAMS OF THE 40S & 50S

By: Hanlon, Bill

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000028480

ISBN: 088740460X

Condition: Very Good/Good


This tremendously informative book is the most complete source for collecti ble plastic toys. Over 850 vivid color photographs display plastic toys-fro m cars, trucks, and airplanes to dolls and dollhouse furniture-supplemented by manufacturers' diagrams and molders' marks. Industry development from t he 1930s through the 1960s is discussed, with attention to wartime changes in plastic toys production. With charm and light touch, Bill Hanlon explain s technical facts of the plastics industry and provides down-to-earth, usef ul information on how to evaluate, repair, and care for your collectio... View more info

STATES IN ARMED CONFLICT 2007

By: Harbom, Lotta

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Department of Peace and Conf:

Seller ID: RWARE0000025234

ISBN: 9150620290

Condition: Very Good


Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references. View more info

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA CTHULHIANA: A GUIDE TO LOVECRAFTIAN HORROR

By: Harms, Daniel

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Chaosium: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000045195

ISBN: 1568821190

Condition: Good


The Origins Award-Winning Call of Cthulhu Reference book is back! The Cthulhu Mythos was first created by H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937), a Provi dence author considered by many to be the finest horror story writer of the twentieth century. Lovecraft's tales are a blend of fantasy, science ficti on, and horror, with the latter being especially prominent. His tales descr ibe a pantheon of powerful beings known as the Great Old Ones. Since Lovecraft's time the Cthulhu Mythos has grown exponentially, until it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of, even for devoted fans. Many writers ha... View more info

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COLLINS GEM RUSSIAN DICTIONARY (COLLINS GEM SERIES)

By: HarperCollins

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Collins: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000009108

ISBN: 0004586522

Condition: VG+


More than 40,000 references and 70,000 translations. View more info

ENGLISH WIT: QUIPS AND QUOTES

By: Hay, Tom

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Summersdale: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000038598

ISBN: 1840247339

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. "The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door." -Julian Clary Readers who love fish and chips and the odd spot of Morris dancing will revel in these hilarious quips and quotes from such celebrated characters as Kenneth Williams, Rowan Atkinson, and Spike Milligan. From Bognor to Blackpool and from Land's End to Leeds, this is a showcase of the funniest wisecracks and one-liners from the green and pleasant land. View more info

AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY

By: Heritage, American

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000004632

ISBN: 0440100682

Condition: Very Good


One of the most comprehensive and modern dictionaries on the market, this t hird edition of The American Heritage Dictionary features 16,000 new words and nearly 4,000 pieces of art, including black-and-white photos, line draw ings, and maps. A section that explores the distinctive vocabularies used i n specific geographic regions of the U.S. and a host of helpful appendices make it an indispensable tool for any wordsmith and a valuable asset to any household. View more info

BECOMING ASSERTIVE

By: Herman, Sonya J.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000005943

ISBN: 0442232594

Condition: Good


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KNOWING WHERE TO LOOK: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RESEARCH

By: Horowitz, Lois

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000012448

ISBN: 0898793297

Condition: Near Fine


An easy-to-use guide to finding the best research methods available. View more info

I'VE FINISHED SO I'LL START

By: Houghton, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Management Books 2000 Ltd: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042561

ISBN: 1852525398

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. View more info

RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER'S SCHOOL AND OFFICE THESAURUS REVISED AND UPDATED

By: House, Random

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Random House Reference: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000033508

ISBN: 0375719873

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. The perfect companion to Random House Webster's School & Office Dictionary, this portable trade paperback thesaurus is the one to reach for to find th at perfect word--now in a revised and updated Second Edition. * Over 11,000 main entries in a single A-Z listing * Over 200,000 synonyms and antonyms cover all levels of vocabulary, from f ormal to slang, including new words such as edgy, jiggy, dot-com, no-braine r, and e-commerce * Over 400 synonym studies distinguish among similar ... View more info

THE DICTIONARY OF DISEASED ENGLISH

By: Hudson, Kenneth

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Palgrave: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000042615

ISBN: 0333258533

Condition: Good


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HUXFORD'S OLD BOOK VALUE GUIDE: 25,000 LISTINGS OF OLD BOOKS WITH CURRENT V ALUES

By: Huxford, Sharon

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000018414

ISBN: 1574321757

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout, All the listings and values have been collected from fresh sources, making this an all-new book. Over 400 pages listing nearly 25,000 titles with current values fill this hardbound book. Much more than just a typical price guide, the book entails scores of actual buyers listed by the subject matter they are searching for, as well as dealers offering the books at listed prices. View more info

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INDUSTRIAL VENTILATION [21ST EDITION]: A MANUAL OF RECOMMENDED PRACTICE

By: Hygienists, American Conference Of Governmental Industrial

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: American Conference Governme: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000027523

ISBN: 093671297X

Condition: Very Good


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THE DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS

By: Iggulden, Conn

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000045811

ISBN: 0061243582

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. The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is. View more info