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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

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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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THE CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS

By: Simpson, J. A.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000046270

ISBN: 0192813242

Condition: Good


The new edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, drawn from the third edition of the best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, is a collection of 5800 well-known quotations by 1100 authors. Ranging in time from the eighth century BC to the 1970s and in space from Russia to South A frica, it provides excellent browsing among a varied company of authors and includes a generous index to guide the reader to a particular quote or sel ection of quotes. View more info

A DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS

By: Sloan, Harold Stephenson

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1953

Seller ID: RWARE0000010642

Condition: Very Good


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THE STATE OF THE WORLD ATLAS: SIXTH EDITION

By: Smith, Dan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000015993

ISBN: 0140514465

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Distinctive yet accessible, these full-color maps and graphics afford reade rs a unique view of current international affairs by translating key politi cal, economic, and social indicators into readily grasped visual form. "Unique and uniquely beautiful," previous editions of this atlas have told us "more about the world today than a dozen statistical abstracts or scholarly tomes" (Los Angeles Times). In addition to the many topics covered in the previous edition--population growth and migrations; pressures on the environment; m... View more info

MEDIA SPEAK/MEDIA WRITE

By: Spiegl, Fritz

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Elm Tree Books: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000006086

ISBN: 0241127041

Condition: Very Good


This is a humorous dictionary of use and misuse of words in the media, divi ded into radio/TV and newspapers. View more info

WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD 1993-1994

By: Stated, None

Price: ¥17,000.00

Publisher: Marquis Whos Who: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000038163

ISBN: 0837911125

Condition: As New


In original shrink wrap. View more info

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THE ULTIMATE HOUSEHOLD HANDBOOK

By: Stein, Maxwell

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: The Windsor Group:

Seller ID: RWARE0000026524

ISBN: 1903904234

Condition: Near Fine


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

MARTHA STEWART'S HOMEKEEPING HANDBOOK: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CARING FOR EV ERYTHING IN YOUR HOME

By: Stewart, Martha

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000028940

ISBN: 0517577003

Condition: As New


(A new copy in original shrinkwrap) Whether your home is small or large, an apartment in the city or a country cottage, it is a space that should be at once beautiful and livable. The ke y to that is managing the upkeep without feeling flustered. Until now, ther e has never been a comprehensive resource that not only tells how to care f or your home and everything in it, but that also simplifies the process by explaining just when. With secrets from Martha Stewart for accomplishing th e most challenging homekeeping tasks with ease, this detailed and comprehen sive book is the only one you wil... View more info

MARCEL PROUST: A REFERENCE GUIDE, 1950-1970 (REFERENCE GUIDE TO LITERATURE SERIES)

By: Stock, Janet C.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: G K Hall: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000004804

ISBN: 0816189870

Condition: Very Good/No DJ


Stock presents a compilation of critical studies of Proust in French, Engli sh, and German written during this 21 year period. Her work includes an ann otated listing of about 1,350 books, chapters, journal articles, newspaper articles, and unpublished doctoral dissertations. View more info

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE. WITH REVISIONS, AN INTROD., AND A CHAPTER ON WRITING BY E. B. WHITE

By: Strunk, William

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000036180

Condition: Very Good


The book 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

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE / EDITION 3

By: Strunk, William

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046283

ISBN: 0205191584

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. 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. The revisions to the new edition are purposely kept minimal in order to retain the book's unique tone, wit, and charm. A new Glossary of the grammatical terms used in the book provides a convenient reference for readers. The discussion of pronoun use is revised to reflect the c... View more info

GRAMMAR FOR SMART PEOPLE

By: Tarshis, Barry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000038395

ISBN: 0671750445

Condition: Very Good


Good grammar is essential for effective communication. Yet many of us are p lagued by the same nagging question: If I'm so smart why does grammar make me feel so dumb? Grammar For Smart Pe ople can help. Here at last, is a lively, user-friendly guide that zeroes in on the areas that give everyone the most trouble, and it does it with an advantage most grammar books lack - a light touch. You won't feel as though you're back in the fifth grade, diagramming sentences and struggling with a grammar textbook filled with dull, unbreakable rules. View more info

THE HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE GUIDE TO WOOD HEAT

By: Thomas, Dirk

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Camden House Pub: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000046659

ISBN: 0944475302

Condition: Good


A practical guide, explaining how to fell and split wood, clean a chimney, install a stove, and how to determine the viability of wood heat. View more info

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DAILY STRENGTHS FOR DAILY NEEDS

By: Tileston, Mary Wilder

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000025500

ISBN: 147007480X

Condition: Fine


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare's finesse to Oscar Wilde's wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim's Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition... View more info

THE RAND MCNALLY ATLAS OF THE BODY AND MIND

By: Time

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000032298

ISBN: 0528830406

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

EATS, SHOOTS & LEAVES: THE ZERO TOLERANCE APPROACH TO PUNCTUATION

By: Truss, Lynne

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Avery: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000047753

ISBN: 1592400876

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. We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story. Through sloppy usage and low standards on the internet, in email, and now text messages, we have made proper punctuation an endangered species. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss dares to say, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonde... View more info