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EMILY POST'S ETIQUETTE (16TH EDITION)

By: Post, Peggy

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000026449

ISBN: 0062700782

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition: Earlier in this century people turned to Emily Post for etiquette advice ab out the way they lived in the rapidly changing age known as the Roaring Twe nties. As we prepare to enter a new millennium people continue to turn to E mily Post for advice on etiquette and manners. While etiquette remains a co de ofbehavior based on kindness, consideration and unselfishness that does not change, our manners, the practice of etiquette, must change as our worl d changes. The world of today is both vasdy different and astonishin... View more info

OXFORD ADVANCED AMERICAN DICTIONARY FOR LEARNERS OF ENGLISH

By: Press, Inc. Oxford University

Price: ¥2,700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000030274

ISBN: 0194399664

Condition: Very Good


(Includes CD) Oxford's new American Dictionaries for learners of English offer students a dictionary that is just right for their level. Written specifically for st udents working to improve their English language skills, these dictionaries support English learners, struggling readers, and special education studen ts with Basic to Advanced levels. Based on extensive research with U.S. tea chers and language-learning experts, these three new dictionaries help stud ents: Transition from picture dictionaries more easily by using words they can un derstand for definitions and using illustrations ... View more info

ULTIMATE VISUAL DICTIONARY 2001

By: Publishing, DK

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: DK: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000028551

ISBN: 0789461110

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Visually compelling and completely accessible, the Ultimate Visual Dictiona ry 2001 explains the world around us in a unique marriage of words and pict ures unmatched by any other dictionary. Using more than 6,000 color photogr aphs and illustrations -- each one annotated in detail -- it analyzes all a spects of the natural world and human achievement in stunning visual realis m. Cutaways and exploded views provide an illuminating new perspective on e verything from the inside of a volcano to the inner workings of a car. The scope of coverage is immense, featuring more than 31,500 terms, over ... View more info

MURDER INK THE MYSTERY READER'S COMPANION

By: Publishing, Rh Value

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Crescent: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000011029

ISBN: 0517347857

Condition: Near Fine /Very Good+


A tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, not price clipped, or 'BCE' edition. View more info

NEW YORK TIMES CONCISE CROSSWORD PUZZLE DICTIONARY

By: Pulliam, Tom

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000004694

ISBN: 0446357502

Condition: Near Fine


A pocket-sized mass market crossword puzzle dictionary from the editors who created the bestselling authority, The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dic tionary. View more info

ENGLISH PROSE STYLE

By: Read, Herbert

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000039006

ISBN: 0394521668

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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HOW TO BUY RARE BOOKS; A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE ANTIGUARIAN BOOK MARKET; A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO TH

By: Rees-Mogg, William

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000045390

ISBN: 0714880191

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. The author of this useful guide is former editor of the Times of London, a longtime book collector and, since 1961, proprietor of the London antiquarian bookselling firm of Pickering & Chatto. His guide, designed for the new collector, provides the sound advice and knowledge of the experienced bookperson on the techniques of book collecting, on how books are constructed and on their care and preservation. Rees-Mogg's focus with regard to collecting t... View more info

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THE JOY OF SIGNING: THE NEW ILLUSTRATED GUIDE FOR MASTERING SIGN LANGUAGE A ND THE MANUAL ALPHABET

By: Riekehof, Lottie L.

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Gospel Pub. House: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000011026

ISBN: 0882435183

Condition: Very Good


In this standard work on sign language for the deaf, over 1500 signs have b een clearly illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categ ories. Line drawings and step-by-step descriptions of hand positions aid ra pid learning. View more info

SLUMBER PARTIES...WHAT DO I DO

By: Ripple, Wilhelmenia

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Oakbrook Publishing House: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000040593

ISBN: 0964993902

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. Packed with ideas, this guide will help parents and kids plan the best slumber party ever with a minimum of fuss. With 13 different party themes, many of which can be adapted to girls or boys, even twins and dogs have their fun covered. Each party is fully planned with a time line that covers games, crafts, video recommendations, and menus for dinner, breakfast, and snacks. Themes include "Safari," "Passion for Purple," "Enchanted... View more info

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THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF POLITICS

By: Robertson, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000026458

ISBN: 0140512764

Condition: Very Good


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SAFIRE'S POLITICAL DICTIONARY

By: Safire, William

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Random House: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000006137

ISBN: 0394502612

Condition: Good/No DJ


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FUMBLERULES

By: Safire, William

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000036209

ISBN: 0440210100

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. When William Safire makes a mistake, it's a beaut. When the most widely rea d language maven of the English language sets out to make fifty mistakes, i t's a book -- a funny, self-mocking, and witty guide to good grammar and st yle. Don't use no double negative. Verbs has to agree with their subjects. Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do. For generations students an d teachers have been passing around these hard-to-forget, easy-to-und... View more info

GREEN HOUSEKEEPING

By: Sandbeck, Ellen

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000030127

ISBN: 1416544550

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. A must-have book for the twenty-first-century home. View more info

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READING SMART: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVED READING

By: Schaffzin, Nicholas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Princeton Review: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000016557

ISBN: 0679753613

Condition: Very Good+


Building on the five previous titles in the Smart series with sales totalin g over 300,000 copies--is an easy-to-use guide to help readers improve spee d and comprehension. Designed for students and adults, this book is written in Princeton's trademark style of candor and irreverent humor. View more info

KEEP YOUR CAR RUNNING PRACTICALLY FOREVER: AN EASY GUIDE TO ROUTINE CARE AN D MAINTENANCE

By: Schultz, Mort

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Consumer Reports Books: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000016563

ISBN: 0890433720

Condition: Very Good


This guide lets car owners know which maintenance items are most important, based on the actual experience as reported to Consumer Reports. Such to pi cs as how often to change the oil, how to deal effectively with mechanics, and which noises indicate trouble, are covered. An extensive checklist make s it a practical workbook as well as a guide. View more info

CHAMBERS POCKET DICTIONARY

By: Seaton, M.A. (Editor)

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr (T): 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000034152

ISBN: 1852960124

Condition: Good/Good


Useful for school or the office, this dictionary has a sufficient number of headwords for everyday use with brief, clear definitions and examples to h elp with common writing problems. It is designed for quick reference with 3 3,000 references and 50,000 definitions. View more info

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THE WORLD AFFAIRS COMPANION

By: Segal, Gerald

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000015292

ISBN: 0671712373

Condition: Very Good


"Fourth edition"--P. viii. Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

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ELEMENTS OF GRAMMAR

By: Shertzer, Margaret

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Simon Schuster Trade: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000010860

ISBN: 0020154402

Condition: Very Good+


Bibliography: p. 160. Includes index. View more info

THE QUOTE SLEUTH: A MANUAL FOR THE TRACER OF LOST QUOTATIONS

By: Shipps, Anthony W.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000012352

ISBN: 0252016955

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


The tracer's goals are to identify the source of a quotation, to find or to produce detailed citation based on a reliable edition of the work, to find an authoritative text of the passage being traced, and to do all this in t he shortest time possible and with the least possible amount of effort. From The Critics Booknews A collection of short quotes arranged by topic. Each conveys a clearly stated philosophical axiom, general truth, or fundamental principle. A guide to tracking down the particular haystack your needle came out of. Details sophisticated methodologies like looking up the quo... View more info

CHALLENGE JAPANESE ENGLISH DICTIONARY 3RD EDITION

By: Shoten, Fukutake

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: UNSPECIFIED VENDOR:

Seller ID: RWARE0000010974

ISBN: 4828804129

Condition: Very Good+


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