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THE NEWBURY HOUSE DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN ENGLISH

By: Inc, Heinle Publishers

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000035037

ISBN: 0838402593

Condition: Very Good


THE NEWBURY HOUSE DICTIONARY has become the favorite resource for English l anguage learners because it is easy to use, offers up-to-date definitions a nd sample sentences, and contains a wealth of technical, cultural, historic al, and geographical information. View more info

LITERARY BOOKSTORES: A CROSS-COUNTRY GUIDE

By: Inc, Poets & Writing

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Poets & Writers: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000006938

ISBN: 0913734276

Condition: Fine


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THE NEW INTERNATIONAL WEBSTER'S POCKET REFERENCE LIBRARY

By: International, Trident Press

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Trident Pr Intl: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000042553

ISBN: 1888777877

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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THE HOLT GUIDE TO ENGLISH;: A CONTEMPORARY HANDBOOK OF RHETORIC, LANGUAGE, AND LITERATURE

By: Irmscher, William F.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000004663

ISBN: 0030779650

Condition: Very Good


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CHINA IN DIAGRAMS = [TU SHUO ZHONGGUO

By: Jing, Xiaomin

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: China Intercontinental Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000040388

ISBN: 7508511484

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

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THE WORLD ALMANAC AND BOOK OF FACTS 2010 (2009, PAPERBACK, ORIGINAL)

By: Joyce, Alan C.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: World Almanac Education: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000021144

ISBN: 1600571239

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: This handy reference is also one of the most thumbed-through home reference books, due to its broad coverage of the news of the previous year; awards, records and notable events; and articles and profiles of key personalities in the arts, sciences, and entertainment, among other categories. All is organized in easy-to-use charts, tables, graphs, and other pictorials. And, perhaps above all, it is reliable. View more info

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE, FOURTH EDITION

By: Jr., William Strunk

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Pearson: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000036157

ISBN: 020530902X

Condition: Very Good


You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual , now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers t hat the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered.This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of "the li ttle book" to make a big impact with writing. View more info

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE, FOURTH EDITION

By: Jr., William Strunk

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Turtleback: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000042636

ISBN: 0881030686

Condition: As New


FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The only style manual ever to appear on the best-seller lists offers practical, fundamental advice on improving writing skills, promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness and si ncerity. View more info

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THE WORD MUSEUM: THE MOST REMARKABLE ENGLISH WORDS EVER FORGOTTEN

By: Kacirk, Jeffrey

Price: ¥890.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000011826

ISBN: 0684857618

Condition: Fine


Kacirk has written a new book on the same theme as his last book, Forgotten English, gathering hundreds of words that have slipped from common usage. By searching old dictionaries and glossaries, he has compiled words that ap peal to him based on their sound (although there is no pronunciation guide) , show either endearing or humorous aspects of their times, or illustrate c ustoms. The result is this lark of a book, sure to appeal to all who love w ords and the sounds they make. In this Aladdin's cave of vocabulary are wor ds like "bouffage" (very satisfying), "ugsumness" (ter... View more info

THE DICTIONARY OF BIOGRAPHICAL QUOTATION

By: Kenin, Richard

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000009229

ISBN: 039450027X

Condition: VG+/G


A clean copy, no inscriptions or markings, wear to dustjacket. View more info

ULTIMATE BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD HINTS & TIPS

By: Kent

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Ken Fin: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000039010

ISBN: 1875973052

Condition: Very Good


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THE OXFORD BOOK OF LETTERS

By: Kermode, Frank

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007413

ISBN: 0192141880

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A highly collectible,tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Sir Philip Sidney begins a May 1578 letter, "Few words are best." Happily, Frank and Anita Kermode, the editors of this 500-page collection, disagree. Thanks to them, we can now guiltlessly eavesdrop on writers such as Elizabeth I, Pope, Keats, and the most verbal Marx Brother. When Warner Brothers objects to the title A Night in Casablanca, Groucho innocently responds, "I just don't understand your attitude. Even if you plan... View more info

THE WORLD OF ORDER AND ORGANIZATION: HOW THINGS ARE ARRANGED INTO HIERARCHI ES, STRUCTURES AND PECKING ORDERS

By: Kipfer, Barbara Ann

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000028639

ISBN: 0517208687

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This amazing, one-of-a-kind reference book has been revised and completely updated. Called "a definite reference must" by King Features Syndicate, The Order of Things is an illustrated collection of orders and classifications in science, religion, history, business, the arts, sports, technology, mat hematics, society, and domestic life. Includes: • Over 400 informative lists, hierarchies, and illustrations, from th e ancient past to today -- divided into 13 major areas of knowledge. • Extremely well-organized and accessible, from the Table of Contents to the extensive and ... View more info

COCKNEY RHYMING SLANG

By: Klein, Shelley

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Michael O Mara Publications: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000032367

ISBN: 1843173743

Condition: Very Good


Have you ever been lost for words in the East End markets? Ever got your Ge rtie Gitanas (bananas) confused with your corns and bunions (onions) and it 's all gone a bit Pete Tong (wrong)? "Cockney Rhyming Slang" is a quick, ea sy-to-use guide to some of the most frequently used, up-to-date as well as old-fashioned phrases, including: 'apples and pears' - stairs; 'Barnet Fair ' - hair; 'sausage and mash' - crash; 'bubble bath' - laugh; 'Britney Spear s' - beers; 'has beens' - greens; and, 'dig a grave' - shave. An entertaini ng collection that explains the ever-evolving dialect of Lond... View more info

COLLINS ENGLISH MINI DICTIONARY

By: Known, Not

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Collins: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000039332

ISBN: 0004700953

Condition: Good


This dictionary provides text from the Bank of English, a resource of the l atest evidence about modern English usage. The meanings are explained in cl ear, simple wording and there are hundreds of labels giving guidance on usa ge. This dictionary has two-colour-text, to make referencing easier. View more info

DO'S AND DON'TS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FORGOTTEN MANNERS

By: kortum, Sarah

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Trafalgar Square: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000036091

ISBN: 1862050120

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 collection of bad behaviour includes more than 700 irate, emphatic, and humourous condemnations of impropriety. It is culled from nearly 200 etiquette books, ranging from the 14th century to the present. The work is aimed at lovers of propriety and for people in situations where confusions of behaviour may arise. It supplies advice for a range of people such as dieters, gluttons, waiters, wallflowers, psychiatrists, spouses, athletes, musicians, ... View more info

WEBSTER'S NEW WORLD THESAURUS

By: Laird, Charlton Grant

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publi: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000004628

ISBN: 0671519832

Condition: Good


This treasure house of words is designed to provide you with the perfect wo rd for the proper occasion. Easy ...Organized alphabetically just like a dictionary, with no confusi ng number systems Accessible...Only common words are used in the main entry list - never e soteric words that you would not think of looking for. Comprehensive...Brims with words, synonyms, antonyms, and phrases other word finders overlook - so you're never at a loss for words Up-to-the-minute...Expanded and updated for the 90's! Packed with additi onal listings and synonyms to reflect today's latest scientific, medi... View more info

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THE BANTAM ROGET'S THESAURUS

By: Landau, Sidney L.

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000024168

ISBN: 0553287699

Condition: Very Good


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: Now it's easier than ever to find just the right word-to make your writing assignment or speech sparkle, or to add new degrees of precision to your vocabulary. Here's an alphabetical listing of synonyms and antonyms, as easy to use as a dictionary, that gets words from the "tip of your tongue" to your fingertips-quickly! View more info

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MICHELE LANDSBERG'S GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S BOOKS

By: Landsberg, Michele

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000018442

ISBN: 0140120734

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

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1999 PHOTOGRAPHER'S MARKET (PHOTOGRAPHER'S MARKET, 1999)

By: Lane, Megan

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000004012

ISBN: 0898798515

Condition: Very Good


There's a less-than-subtle message in the latest edition of this venerable handbook: Get wired. Join the revolution. An index to digital markets highl ights those taking advantage of the latest technology; however, a helpful l isting of websites is too brief, and curiously excludes any mention of such newsgroups as rec.photo.misc or alt.journalism.photo. Pulitzer prize-winni ng photographer Eddie Adams--in one of many "insider" interviews designed t o make this annual marketing guide more accessible--applauds the creative p ossibilities of the new media but decries colleagues who have ... View more info