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HISTORY OF GREEK LITERATURE, THE PELICAN

By: Levi, Peter

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000037623

ISBN: 0140223924

Condition: Good


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WORD POWER MADE EASY

By: Lewis, Norman

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000040287

ISBN: 067174190X

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. Do You Always Use the Right Word? Can You Pronounce It -- and Spell It -- Correctly? Do You Know How to Avoid Illiterate Expressions? Do You Speak Grammatically, Without Embarrassing Mistakes? If the answer to any of these questions is NO, you ought to read Word Power Made Easy. Now thoroughly revised to eliminate outmoded references and to to reflect current idioms, it remains the best and quickest means to a bett er vocabulary in the English lan... View more info

1,234 QI FACTS TO LEAVE YOU SPEECHLESS

By: Lloyd, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000040817

ISBN: 0571329837

Condition: Very Good


The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you s ideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing facts that will leave you speechless. - Flowers get suntans. - Denmark imports prisoners. - Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest. - The Republic of Ireland first got postcodes in 2015. - Martin Luther King Jr got a C+ in Public Speaking. - No one in the UK dies of 'natural causes'. - Penguins can't taste fish. View more info

QI: THE BOOK OF ANIMAL IGNORANCE

By: Lloyd, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000040802

ISBN: 0571323898

Condition: Very Good


Join QI's expedition into the animal kingdom to encounter 100 of its most r emarkable subjects. Marvel at the elephants that walk on tiptoe, pigs that shine in the dark, and the woodlouse that drinks through its bottom. Albatrosses can fly non-stop for ten years without touching the ground Box jellyfish have twenty-four eyes Geese mourn their dead Koalas don't drink Monkeys pay to look at porn Lobsters live for a century Mice sing while having sex Spiders can fly. View more info

STAINLESS

By: Lush, Shannon

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000030147

ISBN: 0733327915

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. Using her encyclopaedic knowledge of stain-fighting formulas and chemical reactions, Shannon guides you through all you need to know to be able to diagnose and treat stains safely and effectively. You will soon be an expert stain detective, and you'll be able to: work out the surface that's been stained; identify the stain; determine which solvents are going to work; decide what method to use; know what to do if you stuff it up! In a clear and convers... View more info

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY PROTEST

By: MacArthur, Brian

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000013387

ISBN: 0670870528

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A nice clean first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. A selection of protest texts of the 20th century, from Ellen Wilkinson on the Jarrow hunger marches and Jack London on the East End, through the key documents of the Black power and anti-Apartheid movements, right up to Earl Spencer's speech at Diana's funeral. View more info

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY SPEECHES

By: MacArthur, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000028267

ISBN: 0140285008

Condition: Good


Whether it was Winston Churchill rousing the British to war, Fidel Castro i nspiring the Cuban revolution, or Bill Clinton defending himself against Mo nica Lewinsky, great speakers have always had the power to stir hearts, uph old great ideals, and lead nations to new frontiers. This newly revised edi tion of The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Speeches includes a new intro duction and twenty-nine new selections, such as the words spoken by Earl Sp encer at Princess Diana's funeral, Nelson Mandela's "Let Freedom Sing" spee ch, and Bill Clinton's 1998 apology to the American people. View more info

THE WAY THINGS WORK

By: Macaulay, David

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publisher: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000013396

ISBN: 0863183239

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good+


This is an oversized and heavy book, please ask for shipping costs before o rdering. View more info

HOW TO SAY IT: CHOICE WORDS, PHRASES, SENTENCES AND PARAGRAPHS FOR EVERY SI TUATION

By: Maggio, Rosalie

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional T.: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000042533

ISBN: 0134243757

Condition: Very Good


This versatile and easy-to-use guide helps you compose well-written, effect ive letters in minutes for virtually every business and personal situation. What's more, a special 'thesaurus' section included within each topic cont ains scores of interchangeable key words, phrases, sentences, and paragraph s to let you tailor each model letter to the exact personality and style yo u wish to convey in any situation -- from casual to formal, distant to frie ndly, traditional to modern. View more info

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NATURAL STAIN REMOVER: CLEAN YOUR HOME WITHOUT HARMFUL CHEMICALS

By: MARTIN, ANGELA

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Apple Press: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000022081

ISBN: 1840924195

Condition: Very Good


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DICTIONARY OF FOREIGN TERMS

By: Mawson, Christopher Orlando Sylvester

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Crowell: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000010909

ISBN: 0690001711

Condition: Very Good/Good


Chips and fading to dustkacket, o/w a clean copy no markings throughout. Previously published under title: Dictionary of foreign terms found in English and American writings of yesterday and today. View more info

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Q & A COLLECTION VOLUME TWO

By: McCormack, Peter

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000026056

ISBN: 000217474X

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition. View more info

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GUINESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 1997 (GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS)

By: McWhirter, Norris

Price: ¥215.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000004172

ISBN: 0553576844

Condition: Very Good


As the top-selling copyrighted book in publishing history, The Guinness Boo k of World Records has achieved a spectacular feat. From edition to edition , it has surveyed the world's most extraordinary, authenticated facts and f igures measuring all strata of human achievement and endurance, as well as natural phenomena. While it continues to entertain millions with superlativ es ranging from the trivial to the sublime, it's clear that this one mammot h volume may be the best superlative of them all! View more info

WEBSTER'S ELEMENTARY DICTIONARY

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Merriam Webster,U.S.: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000032396

ISBN: 0877794758

Condition: Very Good


A dictionary with approximately 31,000 entries for students in grades four through six. View more info

THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043771

ISBN: 087779930X

Condition: Very Good


A completely revised edition! This best-selling language reference covers t he core vocabulary of everyday life. More than 75,000 definitions. Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and more than 7,000 usage exa mples. Special sections and tables. Updated to reflect groundbreaking Merri am-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. View more info

DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIAN LORE AND LEGEND

By: Metford, J C J.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000005362

Condition: Very Good


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DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIAN LORE AND LEGEND

By: Metford, J C J.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000005363

Condition: Very Good


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ILLUMINATING WIT, INSPIRING WISDOM: PROVERBS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

By: Mieder, Wolfgang

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Pr: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000030447

ISBN: 0735200017

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Dr. Wolfgang Mieder, named "the world's top proverb expert" by Smithsonian magazine, explains that proverbs are crystallized bits of cultural wisdom w ith several levels of meaning. From every continent, Dr. Mieder has compiled this fascinating treasury, il lustrating how universal experiences are expressed through culturally uniqu e and different metaphorical images. This charming gift collection is meant to be read and shared with delight. Illuminating Wit, Inspiring Wisdom is organized alphabetically by key word for quick and easy access to proverbs on hundreds of subjects. Every ... View more info

WRITERS' & ARTISTS' YEARBOOK 2002: A DIRECTORY FOR WRITERS, ARTISTS, PLAYWR IGHTS, WRITERS FOR FILM, RADIO AND TELEVISION, DESIGN

By: Moggach, Deborah (Foreword)

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000032687

ISBN: 0713659823

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 2002 edition of the essential guide to all areas of the media has been thoroughly revised and updated, providing more information than ever before. New in this edition: E-publishing for writers; Marketing books; Writers' circles; Digital imaging for writers; Web sites for artists; List of book clubs Regular features include listings of newspapers and magazines, book publishers and literary agents, tv and film producers, useful web sites for writer... View more info

VIM & VINEGAR: MOISTEN CAKES, ELIMINATE GREASE, REMOVE STAINS, KILL WEEDS, CLEAN POTS & PANS, SOFTEN LAUNDRY, UNCLOG DRAINS, CON

By: Moore, Melodie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000031536

ISBN: 0060952237

Condition: Very Good


Vinegar is inexpensive, safe and 100 percent natural, and nearly every hous ehold has a bottle tucked away somewhere, but few people ever take advantag e of its full potential. Yes, it's great for dying Easter eggs and making s alad dressing, but there's so much more it can do. In Vim & Vinegar, Melodi e Moore tells all. Here are hundreds of tips to help readers tenderize meat s, soup up soups, eradicate odor, firm fish fillets, cut grease, ease arthr itis, cure cramps and more. Versatile vinegar also does wonders for flavori ng food (plus, it has no fat or calories), and readers will be amaze... View more info