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The Penguin Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Bryson, Bill
ISBN: 0713916532
Penguin 1984.  1984 
  8vo. hardcover. 173pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62813  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Latin for All Occasions
Beard, Henry
ISBN: 0207171254
Angus & Robertson, UK 1991.  1991 
  8vo. hardcover. 91pp. b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62939  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Brewer, E.Cobham (Editor). Ayto, John (revised by)
ISBN: 0304357839
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2005.  2005 
  8vo hardcover 1523pp near fine/ near fine d/w. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62961  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Concise Maori Dictionary: Maori-English,English-Maori and Proverbial Sayings
Reed, A.W. (compiled by)
A.H.& A W Reed, New Zealand, 1968  1968 
  8vo. dec. boards, hardcover. 159pp. Very good with faded spine. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62971  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Maori Fables and Legendary Tales
Reed, A.W. (compiled by)
A.H.& A W Reed, New Zealand, 1964  1964 
  8vo. dec. boards, hardcover. 144pp. Very good with faded spine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62972  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Maori Picture Dictionary
Reed, A.W. (compiled by)
A.H.& A W Reed, New Zealand, 19645  0 
  8vo. dec. boards, hardcover. 144pp. Very good with faded spine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62973  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable
Room, Adrian (compiled by)
ISBN: 0304358711
Cassell & Co, London, 2002  2002 
  8vo hardcover 1523pp. near fine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62981  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Chambers Rhyming Dictionary
Brooks, Ian; Rodger, Liam; Holmes, Andrew. (editors)
Chambers UK. 2003.  2003 
  8vo. Paperback. 421pp. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62992  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Nothing Rhymes with Orange: Perfect Words for Poets, Songwriters, and Rhymers
Redfield, Bessie G.
ISBN: 9780399534652
Perigee 2008.  2008 
  9vo. softcover. 346pp. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62994  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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How Not to Say What You Mean, A Dictionary of Euphemisms
Holder, R. W.
ISBN: 0198604025
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002.  2002 
  8vo. hardcover. 501pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63010  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Pitman’s Shorthand Instructor, A Complete Exposition of Sir Isaac Pitman’s System of Shorthand
Pitman, Isaac
Sir Isaac Pitman, London. n.d.  0 
  12mo. cloth hardcover. 291pp. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63049  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Useful Phrases
Ehrlich, Eugene.
ISBN: 0709031459
Robert Hale London, 1995.  1995 
  8vo. softcover. 260pp. index. Very good, rubbing to cover corners. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63096  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cassell’s Latin Dictionary - Latin English - English Latin
Cassell
Cassell and Company 1973 Fifth Edition  0 
  8vo. Red Cloth. 928pp. Good, foxint tou outer page edges & endpapers. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63098  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dictionary of the German and English Languages 2 volumes
James, William
Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz 1929  1929 
  8vo. maroon cloth hardcovers. I English-Deutsch 592pp. II Deutsch-English 532pp. Good, front hinge cracked VolI, last 3 pages of volII have small piece torn out(5cm). 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32627  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Journey To Heperia Scenes from the first six books of Vergil’’s Aeneid. I-VI
Charles Gorodon Cooper
London, Macmillan 1959  1959 
  8vo. Blue faded cloth, good clean copy. 189pp. 16 Illustrations. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32033  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women’s Writings and Sayings
Cooper, Jilly
ISBN: 0048080276
Allen & Unwin 1980  1980 
  4to hardcover 231pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31546  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Volumes I and II, A to M and M to Z
Little, William (prepared by)
Guild / BCA, 1983.  1983 
  4tos. blue cloth hardcovers. 2672pp. Very good, prelims creased on volume 2. / Very good d/ws. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62036  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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English-Vietnamese Dictionary
Dinh-Hoa, Nguyen
Tuttle 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 568pp. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62628  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Kamus Lengkap. Inggris - Indonesia; Indonesia - Inggris
Wojowasito, Prof. Drs. S. & Wasito W. Drs. Tito
Penerbit Hasta, Bandung, 1982  1982 
  8vo. softcover. 329pp. Very good, sticker and atmp on fep, crease on rear cover.. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62629  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Liars and Letters Anonymous
Mendelson, Oscar A
Melbourne, Lansdowne. 1961  1961 
  8vo. hardcover. 192pp. b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w. Signed by Author. Australian handwriting analyst.' '  
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30925  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Craft of Letters in England
Lehman, John (ed)
Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut 1974  1974 
  8vo. Green cloth hardcover. 248pp. Index. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. No d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4751  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Descriptive Dictionary. Bislama to English
Camden, Pastor Bill.
Vila, Maropa Bookshop. 1977.  1977 
  4to. softcover. 138pp. very good, bottom corner bumped. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23753  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Colloquial Czech
Naughton, James
ISBN: 0415046068
Routledge London 1995  1995 
  8vo. softcover. 303pp. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62643  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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M. Tulli Ciceronis De Inperio Cn. Pompei Sive Pro Lege Manilia Ad Quirites Oratio
W. J. Woodhouse Cicero
Blackie and Son Limited 1930''s  1930 
  12mo. Green cloth. good condition. Po name on ffl. Contents include Roman Policy in the East, Mithridates, Pompeius, The Pirates, Cicero, Text, Notes, Critical Appendix, Vocabulary. 128pp. Illustrated with b&w plates. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32035  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Walker’s Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language: In which the whole language is arranged according to its terminations.
Walker, J.
ISBN: 0710022476
Routledge London 1976.  1976 
  8vo. hardcover. 549pp. Very good, foxing, mainly to outer page edges & prelims. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62645  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Concise Indonesian Dictionary: English-Indonesian / Indonesian-English
Kramer, A. L.
Rutland, Vt. Tuttle Publishing 1979  1979 
  12mo hardcover 359pp. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62646  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Game of Words
Espy, Willard
Bramhall New York 1972  1972 
  8vo. hardcover. 279pp. index. good/good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20522  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australia Speaks
Baker, Sidney J.
Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press, 1953  1953 
  8vo. hardcover. 336pp. index. very good, owner's signature on fep. / good, chipped d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21331  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Writer’s Notes on His Trade.
Montague, C.E.
Port Wahington, N.Y. Kennikat Press. 1969  1969 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 254pp. very good. / no d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21899  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Police English: A Manual of Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling for Police Officers.
Smith, Patrick D.; Jones, Robert C.
Illinois.: Charles C. Thomas. 1969  1969 
  8vo. hardcover. 77pp. very good, small tape mark and small pen marks on fep, small scruggin on fep. / very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21950  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Tagalog Dictionary,
Ramos, Teresita V.
ISBN: 0870226762
University of Hawaii Press 1971,  1971 
  8vo. softcover. 330oo, Very good, foxing on edge of cover. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62633  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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NTC’s Compact Korean and English Dictionary
Jones, B.J.; Rhie, Gene
ISBN: 0844283614
NTC Publishing 1995  1995 
  8vo. softcover. 394pp. Good, first 100 pages wavy on bottom edge. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62634  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Vergil, Maronis
Maronis, P. Vergili; edited by A. Sidgwick
Cambridge at the University Press 1906  1906 
  Small 8vo. grey cloth hardcover. 71pp. index. Good, notes & underlining. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48399  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Ibis Seal
O’Grady, Anne
London: Peter Davies, 1975 First Edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 180pp. very good+, pages a little yellow. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22538  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary
Moore, Bruce. (editor)
ISBN: 0195517717
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2006.  2006 
  8vo. hardcover. 1679pp. Very good, large owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62638  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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How to Analyse Your Handwriting
Lowergarde, Manfred
Marshall Cavendish 11 July, 1975  1975 
  4to. hardcover. 64pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24363  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Writer’s Guide to Book Publishing: Second Revised Edition
Balkin, Richard
ISBN: 0452270219
Plume 1994  1994 
  8vo softcover 350pp index. very good. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43837  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Adventure of English 500 AD-2000
Bragg, Melvyn
ISBN: 0340829915
London Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2003  2003 
  8vo hardcover 354pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58748  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Gestures Their Origins & Distribution
Desmond Morris, Peter Collett, Peter Marsh, Marie O’Shaughnessy
London: Jonathan Cape, 1979.  1979 
  8vo. hardcover. 296pp. index, b/w illus.very good+. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23839  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Review of Applied Linguistics Vol. 21 No. 2 1998
Applied Linguistics Association of Australia
ALAA 1998  1998 
  8vo Softcover. 149pp. Contents includes Language Attitudes of the Vietnamese in Melbourne, Past Time Reference in Learner English, Using a Combined Approach to Teach Chinese Business Writing, Roles in Automonous Language Learining, The Structure of Callers Contributions in Talkback Radio, Animals, Embryos, Thinkers and Doers : Metaphor and Gender Representation in Hong Kong English, Interaction or Interrogation? A study of talk occurring in a sample of the 1992 VCE Italian Oral Common Assessment Task. Reviews, Author Notes, Style Sheet. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38957  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Webster’s Dictionary of Synonyms
Webster’s
G & C Merriam, Springfield 1942. First edition.  0 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 907pp. Very good, outer page edges browned. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51059  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Fijian Dictionary.
Capell, A.
Government Printer, Suva 1991  1991 
  Small 8vo. softcover. 407pp. Very good+. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59032  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Tibetan-English Dictionary
Sarat Chandra Das
Book Faith, India 1995  1995 
  12mo. softcover. 1353pp. Very good. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59031  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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English-Cantonese Dictionary
Wah, Kwan Choi. et al.
ISBN: 9622019706
The Chinese University Press 2004  2004 
  Small 8vo. softcover. 579pp. Near Fine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59028  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Hausa - English English - Hausa Dictionary
Awde, Nichola
ISBN: 0781804264
Hippocrene Books, New York 1996  1996 
  Small 8vo. softcover. 454pp. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59029  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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English - Slovene Dictionary - Anglesko - Slovenski Slovar
Grad, Anton
ISBN: 9612302421
Zalozba Obzorja Maribo 2003  2003 
  Small 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 1032pp. Very good+. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59030  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dictionary, Polish-English, English-Polish: Contemporary Usage
Pogonowski, Iwo
Hippocrene Books, New York 1983  1983 
  8vo. hardcover. 413pp. b/w illus. Good, owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59025  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Q. Horatii Flacci Carminum Liber III
Page, T. E.
Macmillan, London 1925  1925 
  12mo. red cloth hardcover. 139pp. very good, a few school stamps, spine faded, a few spots on cover. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53862  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Caesar. Gallic War VI
Shuckburgh, E. S.. (edited by ) [Caesar]
Cambridge at the University Press 1950  1950 
  12mo. hardcover. 116pp. Very good, a few school stamps 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53863  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Tacitus: Histories Book I
Davies, G. A. (editor)
Cambridge at the University Press 1914  1914 
  12mo. hardcover. 188pp. index. Good+, some notes in margins, owner'sdetails on fep. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53864  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Livy Book XXVII
Porter, W. E.. (editor)
The Shakespeare Head Press 1935  1935 
  12mo. softcover. 323pp. index, good, cover corners chipped, some notes in margins. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53866  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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BHARGAVA’S STANDARD ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (ANGLO-HINDI EDITION)
Pathak, Prof. R. C. edited by
Bhargava Book Depot Chowk, Varanasi 1974 Twelfth Edition
 Hard Cover Quarter bound with Decorative paper sides and matching endpapers, red cloth spine, paper spine label, excellent reference work. Comprising Correct Pronunciation and Accents in Devanagari Script Definitions, Explanations, Thousands of new words in Arts and Sciences, Phrases and Idioms explained in English and translated into Hindi, Several Appendices and thousands of administrative & legal words with Hindi Synonyms as adopted by Union and State Governments in the shape of Supplement and over two hundred Illustrations. ; 225 x 140mm; 1432 pages Very Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4047  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Guide to Asianists in Australia 1992
Edited by Leanne Wood,
ISBN: 9780868574639
Asian Studies Association of Australia Inc, Canberra, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . 316 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; Reference. ISBN: 0868574635. ISBN/EAN: 9780868574639. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53579. Very Good Condition
Price: 71.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53579  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Berlitz Spanish Compact Dictionary (Spanish-English, Ingles-Espanol)
no author
ISBN: 9789812686480
Berlitz Publishing Springfield, NJ, USA 2009 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 338gms, 672 pages. The ideal compact reference work for everyday use. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: REF198  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Austral English, A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages
Morris, Edward E.
ISBN: 0854097287
S. R. Publishers Wakefield 1971  1971 
  8vo. hardcover. 525pp. Very good+, part of jacket pasted inside rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63212  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Caesar. Gallic War Book II & III
Rutherford, M. A. (edited by ) [Caesar]
Macmillan, London 1949  1949 
  12mo. hardcover. 162pp. b/w illus. folding map. Very good, name on fep. Very good ex-lib. with faded spine. text in Latin. Chapter on Roman Army in english. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63280  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fraffly Strine Everything
Lauder, Afferbeck
Ure Smith, Sydney, Australia, 1969  1969 
  8vo. hardcover. 239pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w with slightl;y faded spine. Comprising Let Stalk Strine, Nose Tone Unturned, Fraffly Well Spoken and Fraffly Suite. Scarce 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54089  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Planet Word
Davidson, J. P.; Fry, Stephen (foreword by)
ISBN: 0718157745
Michael Joseph London 2011 Australian Printing
 Hard Cover Subtitled "The story of Language from the earliest grunts to Twitter and beyond". An unmarked "gift quality" book in excellent condition.  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029627  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Ich Micky Maus. 50 Lustige Jahre Mit Disney
Disney Walt
Walt Disney Productions Germany 1973 First German Edition
 Hard Cover 135 pp. b/w photographs, coloured comics, minor foxing to endpapers and edges. The stories IN GERMAN: Micky Maus im Tal des Todes (Mickey Mouse in Death Valley), Micky Maus und Schlenkerbein (Mickey Mouse and his horse Tanglefoot), Micky Maus als Detektiv (Mickey Mouse Detective), Micky Maus und die Schmuggler (Mickey Mouse and the smugglers), Micky Maus im Lande der Kalifen (Mickey Mouse and the sacred jewel), Micky Maus und sein Rennhund Pluto (Mickey Mouse and Pluto the racer), Micky Maus als Journalist (Mickey Mouse and his own newspaper), Micky Maus und Clarabellas Schatz (Mickey Mouse in race for riches). Translated by Peter O. Chotjewitz  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54018  Bookseller: RSM BOOKS
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Great Sayings : Classic Words from modern Times
Watson, Gertrud
ISBN: 0715641522
Duckworth Overlook London & New York 2011 
 Hard Cover An unmarked gift quality book. "Whether you are just dipping into it, sourcing a quote for a speech, searching for something thought-provoking, or simply looking for amusement, this book is an essential port of call for wit and wisdom."  As New/As New
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029704  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Evri Samting Yu Wantem Save Long Bislama Be Yu Fraet Tumas Blong Askem - Everything You Wanted to Know About Bislama but Were Afraid to Ask - A Traveller’s Guide to Vanuatu Pidgin
Tryon, Darrell
Media Masters   
 Paperback No publication date shown. Fore-edges lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021471  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Life and Times of the English Language: The History of Our Marvellous Native Tongue
Claiborne, Robert
ISBN: 0747506558
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London 1990 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover PO stamp ffep but otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. "Examines and expresses the adventures and discoveries of its linguistic history and the irrrepressible inventiveness of the living language we use today."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029139  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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South Shore Phrase Book
Lewis J. Poteet
ISBN: 0889993769
Robert Pope Foundation  1988 
 Paperback 157 pp. Cover has light wear. Owners name on first page. Unread copy.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43540  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Finnish: A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself)
Leney, Terttu
ISBN: 0340561742
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 1993 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 422gms, 348 pages. This is a complete course in spoken and written Finnish. If you have never learnt Finnish before, or if your Finnish needs brushing up, Teach Yourself Finnish is for you. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: FORNF3  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Hindi: A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself)
Snell, Rupert; and Weightman, Simon
ISBN: 0340424648
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 1992 Reissue
 Softcover Softcover, reissue, 388gms, 309 pages. This is a complete course in spoken and written Hindi. If you have never learnt Hindi before, or if your Hindi needs brushing up, Teach Yourself Hindi is for you. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: FORNF9  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Arabic: A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself)
Smart, J. R.
ISBN: 0340275820
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 1998 Reissue
 Softcover Softcover, reissue, 346gms, 298 pages. This is a complete course in spoken and written Arabic. If you have never learnt Arabic before, or if your Arabic needs brushing up, Teach Yourself Arabic is for you. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: FORNF10  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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French Grammar: A New Approach (Teach Yourself)
Adamson, R.; and Edelston, B. A.
ISBN: 0340705221
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 2004 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 284gms, 249 pages. This is a modern and functional introduction to French Grammar. It is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't yet know the grammatical term for them. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: FORNF16  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Beginner’s Modern Greek: An Easy Introduction (Teach Yourself)
Matsukas, Aristarhos
ISBN: 0340774428
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 2006 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 330gms, 284 pages. This is a friendly introduction to the Greek language that's easy to follow, from start to finish. You will learn all the basic structures and vocabulary that you need to know. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning Italian on Your Own
Euvino, Gabrielle
ISBN: 0028621255
Alpha Books New York, NY, USA 1998 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 780gms, 432 pages. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Collins Compact Italian Dictionary
no author
ISBN: 0004703006
William Collins Sons & Co Ltd London, England 1994 First Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, first reprint, 444gms, 223 pages. Italian to English, English to Italian. Portable and reliable, this is a practical guide to current Italian. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 5.50 (AUD)
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Collins Pocket Greek Dictionary, The
Hionides, Harry T.
ISBN: 0004332083
William Collins Sons & Co Ltd London, England 1989 First Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, first reprint, 268gms, 214 pages. Greek to English, English to Greek. Includes over 33,000 references and 65,000 translations. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
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Oxford Minireference German Grammar
Rowlinson, William
ISBN: 0192116770
Oxford University Press Oxford, England 1993 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, pocket sized, 98gms, 291 pages. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
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Collins Gem Italian Dictionary
Love, Catherine E.
ISBN: 0004586298
William Collins Sons & Co Ltd London, England 1983 First Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, first reprint, pocket sized, 156gms, 631 pages. Italian to English, English to Italian. Includes over 37,000 references. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
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Oxford German Minidictionary, The
Prowe, Gunhild; and Schneider, Jill
ISBN: 0198641508
Oxford University Press Oxford, England 1993 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, pocket sized, 198gms, 718 pages. German to English, English to German. Includes 50,000 words and phrases and 70,000 translations. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
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Berlitz Italian Grammar Handbook: Comprehensive Guide to Italian Grammar
Aust, Derek
ISBN: 2831513634
Berlitz Publishing Oxford, England 1994 First Printing
 Softcover Softcover, first printing, 428gms, 341 pages. Suitable for all levels of learning, this book covers the essentials of verbs, grammar, and vocabulary in Italian. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Collins Gem Greek Dictionary
Hionides, Harry T.
ISBN: 0004585488
William Collins Sons & Co Ltd London, England 1993 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, pocket sized, 146gms, 345 pages. Greek to English, English to Greek. Includes over 33,000 references. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
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Japanese (Teach Yourself)
Ballhatchet, H.; and Kaiser, S.
ISBN: 0340492457
Hodder & Stoughton Kent, England 1991 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 380gms, 348 pages. A clearly structured course designed to help you achieve basic fluency in modern and colloquial Japanese. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Learning Irish: An Introductory Self-Tutor
O Siadhail, Michael
ISBN: 0300064624
Yale University Press New Haven 1995 Third Edition
 Softcover Softcover, third edition, 430gms, 309 pages. This is a complete introductory course to learning Irish. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Due: Corso Comunicativo Di Italiano (Libro Dello Studente)
Meta, Gruppo
ISBN: 0521578094
Cambridge University Press Cambridge, England 1996 First Thus
 Softcover Softcover, first thus, 906gms, 241 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Get By In Greek: The All-In-One Language and Travel Guide
Aldiss, Clive; Notia, Youla; and Hancock, Matthew
ISBN: 0563400498
BBC Books Great Britain 1998 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 126gms, 124 pages, pocket size. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
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Italian Short Stories 1: Racconti Italiani (Penguin Italian Parallel Text)
Trevelyan, Raleigh (ed)
ISBN: 0140021965
Penguin Books London, England  Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, english and italian language, 144gms, 183 pages. This 8 short story collection has been selected as representative of 20th century Italian writing. The literal English translation runs alongside the Italian to help the student of Italian, but is also helpful to Italians trying to improve their English. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
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Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing (Hardcover)
Leonard, Elmore. Illustrated by Joe Ciardiello
ISBN: 9780297858775
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2010.  2010 
  8vo. hardcover. 92pp. b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Stylized: A Slightly Obsessive History of Strunk & White’s The Elements of Style
Garvey, Mark
ISBN: 9781416590927
Touchstone, 2009.  2009 
  8vo. hardcover. 206pp. b/w illus. very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Signing in Church
Fong, Nikki (writer)
ISBN: 9789810583712
Ministry of the Hearing Impaired Singapore 2007 
 Spiral Bound soft Cover An unmarked as new book, 280 pps. Clear photographs show the actions accompanied by written text.  As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Reed Concise Maori Dictionary: Maori-English and English-Maori (English and Maori Edition)
A. W. Reed
ISBN: 0790007770
Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd  2001 
 Paperback 176 pp. Unread copy.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Student Grammar of Turkish
F. Nihan Ketrez
ISBN: 0521149649
Cambridge University Press  2012 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine, appears unread.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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The Modern Reader’s Japanese-English Character Dictionary
Andrew N. Nelson
ISBN: 0804804087
Tuttle Publishing  1989 Third Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 1109 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Ligt browning to page edges. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine/Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Modern Reader’s Japanese - English Character Dictionary
Nelson, Andrew Nathaniel
ISBN: 0804804087
Tuttle Pub North Clarendon, Vermont, U.S.A. 1981 Second Revised Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 1109 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with fading on the spine. Browning to page edges. Owners name on first page. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21558  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Russian Ultimate Advanced (Living Language Series)
Blanshei, Jack
ISBN: 9781400020706
Living Language, 2003.  2003 
  8vo. softcover. 414pp. index, very good. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Translation: Theory and Practice: A Historical Reader
Weissbort, Daniel; Eysteinsson, Astradur
ISBN: 0198712006
Oxford University Press  2006 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Responds to the need for a collection of primary texts on trranslation , in the English tradition, from the earliest times to the present day."  Nr. Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
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Writing Your Life : A Journey of Discovery
Miller, Patti
ISBN: 1865084344
Allen & Unwin, 2001.  2001 
  8vo. softcover. 336pp. index. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Dictionary of Abbreviations & Acronyms
Coppell, Dr. Bill
ISBN: 1863501290
Wilkinson Books. Melbourne 1993  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 441pp. Very good, small crease to rear top corner. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Essential Crossword Dictionary
Rafferty, Kathleen
ISBN: 0517124378
Wings Books, New York 1984.  1984 
  8vo. hardcover. 422pp. Very good, light tanning to page edges. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63642  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Grammar of Classical Arabic: Third Revised Edition
Fischer, Wolfdietrich
ISBN: 0300084374
Yale University Press New Haven & London 2002 Third Revised Edition
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Translated from the German by Jonathan Rodgers.  Nr. Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
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A Practical Cantonese-English Dictionary
Lau, Sidney
Government Printer, Hong Kong 1977.  1977 
  8vo. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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Chambers Crossword Lists
Robertson, Anne (editor)
ISBN: 9780550104052
Chambers Harrap Publishers 2009.  2009 
  8vo. softcover. 925pp. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Brewer, E.Cobham (Editor). Ayto, John (revised by)
ISBN: 0304350966
Cassell 1999.  1999 
  8vo softcover 1298pp Very good, small bump on rear corner. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63705  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Everyman Dictionary Of Abbreviations.
Paxton, John
ISBN: 0460871285
Second Edition with revisions and supplement.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 195pp. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63760  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Collins Italian Dictionary and Grammar in Colour
Love, Catherine (editor)
ISBN: 9780007260539
Harper Collins London 2008.  2008 
  8vo. softcover. pp.833,233. Very good, book covered in clear adhesive. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63729  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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French Bilingual Dictionary (Beginning Bilingual Dictionaries)
Gladys C. Lipton
ISBN: 0764102796
Barron's Educational Series  1998 
 Paperback 454 pp. Browning to page edges. Dictionary in words and pictures.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Cat’s Pyjamas
Brasch, R
ISBN: 0207189706
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1997.  1997 
  8vo. softcover. 290pp. index. Very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63794  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Dictionary of Australian Underworld Slang
Simes, Gary
ISBN: 0195534999
Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1993.  1993 
  8vo. hardcover. 225pp. b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w with tiny tear on corner. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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No Uncertain Terms: More Writing from the Popular "On Language" Column in The New York Times Magazine
William Safire
ISBN: 0743242432
Simon & Schuster New York 2003 First edition/first Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Safire never fails to prick the interest of word lovers."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Ship or Sheep an Intermediate Pronunciation: An Intermediate Pronunciation Course
Baker, Ann;Baker, A.
ISBN: 052128354X
Cambridge Univ Press West Nyack, New York, U.S.A. 1991 New Edition Revised and Enlarg
 Paperback 168 pp.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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On Eloquence
Denis Donoghue
ISBN: 0300125410
Yale University Press  2008 First
 Hard Cover PO gift inscription ffep otherwise unmarked. Donoghue describes eloquence as "the dancing of speech".   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Principles of Language Learning and Teaching (5th Edition)
H. Douglas Brown
ISBN: 0131991280
Pearson Education ESL  2006 Fifth Edition
 Trade Paperback 410 pp. Cover has light wear. Highlighting and notes through the text.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Indian Sign Language (Native American)
William Tomkins
ISBN: 048622029X
Dover Publications  1969 
 Paperback 106 pp. Cover has light wear. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44233  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Reading Greek : Text and Vocabulary
Joint Association of Classical Teachers
ISBN: 0521698510
Cambridge University Press  2009 Fifth Printing
 Paperback An unmarked book with minimal shelfwear to wraps, no creasing to spine and appears unread.  Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Buongiorno Italia!
Cremona, Joseph
ISBN: 0563164794
BBC Books 2004  2004 
  8vo. softcover. 304pp. b/w illus. good, front cover chipped & torn. Includes workbook. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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HINDI-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-HINDI DICTIONARY
no author
ISBN: 0781800846
Hippocrene Books New York 2002 
 Card Cover 25,000 entries, comprehensive guide to modern daily usage, idiomatic and colloquial expressions, icludes administrative, commercial and professional vocabulary, completely up-to-date, ideal for students and travellers.  Excellent
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012848  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World
Adam Jacot De Boinod
Penguin  2009 
 Hardcover 205 crisp pp & less than 500g to post. Did you know that people in Indonesia have a word that means 'to take off your clothes in order to dance'? Or how many words the Albanians have for eyebrows and moustaches? Or that the Dutch word for skimming stones is plimpplamppletteren? Drawing on the collective wisdom of over 154 languages, this intriguing book is arranged by theme so you can compare attitudes all over the world to such subjects as food, the human body and the battle of the sexes. Here you can find not only those words for which there is no direct counterpart in English (such as the Japanese age-otori which means looking less attractive after a haircut), but also a frank discussion of exactly how many 'Eskimo' terms there are for snow, and a vast array of information exploring the wonderful and often downright strange world of words. Oh, and tingo means 'to take all the objects one desires from the house of a friend, one at a time, by asking to borrow them'.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012892  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Reader’s Digest Universal Dictionary
Anonymous
Reader's Digest  1988 
 Hardcover Reader's Digest Universal Dictionary is 1752pp of language reference that's heading towards 2 kilos. Faults? hard to believe but of all the 1752 pages one has a crease, otherwise seems to have only been used on Sunday's by a little old librarian. A very useful reference to have to hand.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013301  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Practical Calligraphy
Nash, John; Fleuss, Gerald
ISBN: 0600571777
Hamlyn  1992 First Edition
 Pictorial Board with Dustjacke 144 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges.  Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary
R. S. McGregor (Editor)
ISBN: 019864339X
Oxford University Press  1993 
 Trade Paperback 1083 pp. Copy appears to be unused.  Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44402  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Audio CD Program Prego!
Andrea Dini; Graziana Lazzarino
ISBN: 0077382560
McGraw-Hill Education  2012 Eight Edition
  Contains 19 Audio Program CDs (Capitoli P-18) 1 In ascolto Listening Comprehension CD (Capitoli P-18) in slipcase.  Fine
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Effective Writing: Plain English at Work
Elizabeth Murphy
ISBN: 0729900940
Longman Cheshire  1994 
 Trade Paperback 151 pp. Cover has light wear. Browning to page edges. Owners name inside front cover.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44479  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Elias Collegiate Dictionary: English/Arabic
Elias, Edward E.
ISBN: 9775028779
Elias Modern Publishing House Cairo 1996 
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in very good condition.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Italian Vocabulary Cards: Academic Study Card Set
Vis-Ed (Visual Education)
ISBN: 1556370105
Visual Education Assn  1997 
  1000 cards showing Italian word on one side with the English word on the reverse in a boxed set.   Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44626  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Key To The Exercises Adapted To Murray’s English Grammar circulated To Enable Private Learners To Become Their Own Instructers In Grammar And Composition
Murray, Lindley
Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, London 1845.  1845 
  12mo. stiff leather covered boards, 228pp. Fair, pieces missing from ends of spine, endpapers foxed, stain on bottom edge of last few pages. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64627  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bernstein’s reverse dictionary
Bernstein, Theodore M.,
ISBN: 0812915933
Times books, New York, 1988. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Revised Edition. in original black paper and hardcover binding with black cloth backed spine. Crossword style background illustration on the dust jacket. Trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block (very slight) otherwise there is no damage to report. This is a larger, improved reverse dictionary, having been revised and expanded by David Grambs with 20,000 definitions and 2.5 thousand additional words. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 351, (5) pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; reference. ISBN: 0812915933. ISBN/EAN: 9780812915938. Inventory No: 0237392. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Complete Crossword Companion -- Expanded Edition
Howard-Williams, Jeremy,
ISBN: 1853269123
Wordsworth Editions,  1989. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 950 g; 482 pages, in original hardcover binding, with original illustrated dust jacket. Slight rubbing to the top edge of the dust jacket, and, even browning of the edges of the text block. This enlarged edition provides a greater number of cross-references and is now even more helpful for those recalcitrant cryptic clues. The unique lists have been expanded so that there are now over 200 and them totalling over 10,000 references -- double the previous quantity. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Reference; dictionaries; ISBN: 1853269123. ISBN/EAN: 9781853269127. Inventory No: 0224177. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
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Collins Robert concise French-English English-French dictionary
Atkins & Lewis & Duvall & Milne,
ISBN: 0004335732
Collins, London, 1992. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Previous owner's name on the 1st page, small red rubberstamp star on the bottom edge of the text block. No other damage to this, the 2nd edition Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XX, 466, 570 pages, the 1st half being French – English the 2nd half English – French.. Text is in English & French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionaries & Thesauruses; English & French Language; ISBN: 0004335732. ISBN/EAN: 9780004335735. Inventory No: 0265903. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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On Language
Safire, William,
ISBN: 0812909372
Times Books, New York, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 800 g; 334 pages, last three pages blank, index. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. Both front and rear boards are slightly bowed outwards. The edges of the text block are slightly darkened with age. . "When asked; "is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy?" An English teacher replied: "I don't know and I don't care." Page 151 more fun than William Espy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionaries & Thesauruses; Reference; ISBN: 0812909372. ISBN/EAN: 9780812909371. Inventory No: 0213191. Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Australian Language. An Examination of the English language an English speech as used in Australia, from convict days to the present, with special reference to the growth of indigenous idiom and its use by Australian Writers
Baker, Sidney J.,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney -- London, 1945. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Poor Condition. First Edition. By Author on Front End Page. XIV, 425 pages, seven pages of illustrations, lists of words and phrases, general index, original dust jacket. Inscribed on front end page by the author and dated one/VI/45 "with thanks for unforgettable kindnesses". This is the original edition, which on pages 295/296, allegedly defamed the Bulletin Newspaper, and was subsequently issued with those two pages corrected . All the pages, and their edges are browned/discoloured. The colour of the cloth is uneven, showing some signs of sunning to the head and tail of the backstrip, the dust jacket is chipped with some loss especially at the head and tail of the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; By Author on Front End Page. Inventory No: 0209064. Good Condition
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English for Foreign Students Book I and English for foreign students book II -- Essays on Every Day and Other Matters
Fullerton, Evelyn,
Self Published, Hong Kong, 1938. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 400 g; volume I -- 64 pages, volume II -- 60 pages, both illustrated with small group line drawings, and bound in a grey papered boards laid over the printer's staples. Both volumes front panel's have suffered insect damage, with small patches of cardboard also exposed on the rear panel. Probably printed in the in 1938 or 39, because two of the other copies of the book that I have, are inscribed by the author to "mummy" and dated 1939. The books by the Australian poet and children's writer offers vocabulary in four languages with a couple of primitive line drawings as aids. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0224159. Poor
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Svensk Engelsk Ordbok
Santesson Rudolf (Editor),
ISBN: 9124143081
Esselte Stadium, Nacka, 1977. Reprint
 Hardcover (Cloth backed boards) Hardcover (Cloth backed boards). Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Reprint. The dustjacket is somewhat battered and chipped, the book apart from the original bookseller sticker at the bottom left of the first page is without damage. The book is indexed by Swedish words and gives an English translation of the word or phrase referenced. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 980 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionaries & Thesauruses; ISBN: 9124143081. ISBN/EAN: 9789124143084. Inventory No: 0246137. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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English as a global language
Crystal, David,
ISBN: 052159247X
Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142) and index. X, 150 pages, bound in original black papered boards, with photographic illustrated dustjacket. There is no damage to be described. The author, a language expert, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 150 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; English language --Social aspects --Foreign countries; ISBN: 052159247X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521592475. Inventory No: 0246326. Very Good Condition
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A Lexicon to Sophocles Principally abridged and translated from Ellendt.
Ellendt, Fridericus,
D. A. Talboys, Oxford, 1841. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. rubbing of the corners of the hardcover binding with some exposure of the cardboard beneath. The hinges are visible at the front and back internally. Otherwise, apart from age colouring of the edges of the pages, the book itself is in very good order. There are a couple of foxing spots, and it is literally just that only a couple. there is no annotation to detail. The blind stamped front panel of the book has had a crest gilded, with the motto "HON ACCORD". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in Greek/English. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Reference; Greek/English Language; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 0248090. Good Condition
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Dirty Words; The Story of Sex Talk
Morton, Mark,
ISBN: 1843543842
Atlantic books, London, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. the book is second-hand. There is no damage to be described. The dustjackets, similarly has no damage. Some books, like murder mysteries, are meant to be read in one go, over a single afternoon while it's raining outside and you can sit curled up on your couch. This book is a bit different. If you read too much of it at one stretch, your public headache, much as you would if you did 20 crossword puzzles in a row. To my mind, the best way to enjoy the extensive etymological lore in The Lover's Tongue is to read one chapter, put it down, and come back to another chapter a day or 2 later. You can, if you want to, do the chapters of the order that I've arranged them, but I've also tried to make each chapter self-sufficient." Page 21 A history of language, as it relates to 6, reproduction, sexuality and politicians (the last chapter is on strumpets, whores, cheaters and bastards – so fault me if I'm wrong.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 368 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Etymology; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1843543842. ISBN/EAN: 9781843543848. Inventory No: 0249180. Very Good Condition
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The Really Good Fun Cartoon Book of NLP; A Simple and Graphic(al) Explanation of the Life Toolbox That Is NLP
Miller, Philip,
ISBN: 1845901150
Crown House Publishing, Wales, 2008. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Philip Miller & Robert Duncan. First Edition. "Phil has written and illustrated a little gemThe Really Good Fun Cartoon Book of NLP. In less than 160 pages the years covered a huge amount of ground and, unlike a lot of NLP books, he has done this in jargon free plain English and with lots of anecdotes and stories to bring the ideas to life." – Rear panel blurb Size: Trade Paperback. 152 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Philip Miller & Robert Duncan. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Personal Growth - Happiness; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 1845901150. ISBN/EAN: 9781845901158. Inventory No: 0256907. Very Good Condition
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the second Frank Muir goes into…
Muir, Frank & Brett, Simon,
ISBN: 0860510735
Robson books, London, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: various. First Edition. the base like its predecessor upon the very popular BBC radio series, "Frank Muir goes into…," The 2nd book takes an irreverent look at some of the less endearing trait that flesh is heir to the, together with one or two of its more redeeming qualities. Bad jokes bad puns, poetry, quotations from people like Salvador Dali. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: humour; England; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 0860510735. ISBN/EAN: 9780860510734. Inventory No: 0256950. Very Good Condition
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The New Fowler’s Modern English Usage
Fowler, H. W. ,
ISBN: 0192813897
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1990. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. key to the pronunciation, abbreviations and symbols, bibliographical abbreviations. Minor rubbing to the book corners and to the book panels. Reading creases to the backstrip, traces of foxing to the first page. The classic Fowler's English usage, 2nd edition revised by Ernest Gowers, reprinted. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (7), VIII-XXIII, (4), 2-864, (4) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Reference. ISBN: 0192813897. ISBN/EAN: 9780192813893. Inventory No: 0250090. Very Good Condition
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Legisne toram?
Ubach, Dr. B.,
Monasterii B. V. M. , Montiserrati, 1918. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Grammataica Practica Linguae Hebraicae Seminariis Scholisque Publicis Accommodate Vol. I: Phonologiam et morphologiam complectens. xii, 212 pp., Vol II: published 1919; Syntaxim breviter pertractans Praxim ordine logic elucidans. Rebound from their original wrappers, with the front panel of the wrapper laid onto the front board. Somehow, both volumes have Vol II's wrapper cover, although the contents are distinct and separate, as is the gilt spine labelling. Rubbing of the corners with fraying of the cloth. Otherwise in good order. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in Latin. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Latin Language; Inventory No: 0206072. Good Condition
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the King’s English
Fowler, H. W. & Fowler, F. G.,
Oxford At the Clarendon Press, London, 1958. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 384 pages, indexed. The book considers the vocabulary, syntax, airs and graces, punctuation, euphony, quotation, grammar, meaning, ambiguity, and style. Slightly aged page edges, offset tanned end pages, ownership detail on the 1st page, and some pencil underlining early in the book (pages 34, 35, and 37 are all that I can find with underlining.) this is the 3rd edition, reprinted. Size: Small Octavo. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionaries & Thesauruses; Inventory No: 0253693. Very Good Condition
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English as a global language
Crystal, David,
ISBN: 052159247X
Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142) and index. X, 150 pages, bound in original black papered boards, with photographic illustrated dustjacket. Previous owner's name on the 1st page, otherwise, there is no damage to be described. The author, a language expert, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 150 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; English language --Social aspects --Foreign countries; ISBN: 052159247X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521592475. Inventory No: 0250266. Very Good Condition
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Methodisch geordnetes Wörterbuch zu einer Auswahl hebräischer Gebete und Psalmen nebst einem alphabetischen Wörterverzeichnis und einem abriss der hebräischen Grammatik
Abraham, Michael,
J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, 1929. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. slight rubbing of the lower rear corner of the board's exposing cardboard. Otherwise clean and free of annotation. The book was 1st published in 1910 and has had several reprintings. Please note that the text is in German Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 88 pages. Text is in German. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Judaica; German Language; Reference. Inventory No: 0255628. Very Good Condition
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PNINA
AJZENBUD, Moshe,
Not Credited, Melbourne, 2006. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; VI, 192 pages, in original colour illustrated softcover binding, with a photograph reproduced in black-and-white on the 1st page. The 3rd page gives a biography and bibliography of the author's works. The text of the book is in Yiddish. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Fiction; Yiddish; Inventory No: 0228294. Very Good Condition
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Montague Grammar
Partee, Barbara H,
ISBN: 0125458517
Academic Press, California, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. this volume represents some initial attempts to extend Richard Montague's work on the syntax and semantics of natural languages. Taken together with Montague's collected works on the theory of language it makes available to linguists and philosophers a view of the range of applications of Montague's theory to problems of syntax and semantics, and some comparisons of Montague's approach to other theories of language. Several of the authors are primarily philosophers, and 5 are primarily linguists." from the preface page XI Full number line. Size: Trade Paperback. 792 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; philosophy. ISBN: 0125458517. ISBN/EAN: 9780125458511. Inventory No: 0258629. Very Good Condition
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Freud & Man’s soul
Bettelheim, Bruno,
ISBN: 070112704x
Chatto & Windus - the Hogarth Press, London, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. apart from price clipping by the publisher, and the replacing of the price with the new price ticket, there is no damage to describe. The author starts off all hell he drew up in a similar environment to that that raised Freud. "When, in middle age, I was fortunate enough to be permitted to start a new life in the United States, and began to read and discuss psychoanalytic writings in English, I discovered that reading Freud in English translation leads to quite different impressions from those I had formed when I read him in German. It became apparent to me that the English renditions of Freud's writings distort much of the essential humanism that permeates the originals." Page 4 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 112 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Germany; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 070112704x. ISBN/EAN: 9780701127046. Inventory No: 0255679. Very Good Condition
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functional genres; a means to critical literacy? Research on the preparation of higher degrees
Hartley, Leslie J.,
Self Published, Deakin University, 1992. Edition Unstated
 hardcover hardcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. a research paper submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Master of education. Signed by the author. The 4 sections of the book are 1 – the role of language in education, 2 goals for education, 3 social control – Power – ideology, 4 social change. Clean copy no damage to describe. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). [4], II, 92, [2] pages, printed on the right-hand page only. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Education; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 0255657. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
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On Signs
Blonsky, Marshall,
ISBN: 0801830079
the John Hopkins University press, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. reprint. slight rubbing of the edges of the paperback binding, small scrape top right-hand corner of front panel, and the rear panel has a scrape where the price sticker has been removed leaving white paper. The 46 essays gathered here either newly written for this book, or (save one) newly translated into English. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; philosophy. ISBN: 0801830079. ISBN/EAN: 9780801830075. Inventory No: 0262154. Good Condition
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Use the Right Word; Modern Guide to Synonyms and Related Words, Lists of Antonyms, Copious Cross-References, A Complete and Legible Index
The Editors of Reader’s Digest and the Funk & Wagnalls Dictionary Staff,
The Reader's Digest Association Pty. Ltd., Sydney . Wellington, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.550 kg.; X, 726 pages, last page blank, introduction by S. I. Hayakawa, editorial staff, how to use this book and index. Dark blue coloured textured boards with purple insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt titles. The dustjacket is rubbed across both the top and bottom edges of the spine. Traces offset tanning to the end pages, and foxing to the front edge of the text block. No other damage to describe. A dictionary of synonyms. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; dictionaries; Inventory No: 0235076. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Hyperproof CSLI Lecture Notes No. 42
Barwise, Jon,
ISBN: 1881526119
Center for the Study of Language and Inf, Stanford, California, 1994. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Hyperproof is a system for learning the principles of analytical reasoning and proof construction, consisting of a text and software program on a 3.5 inch diskette. Unlike traditional treatments of first-order logic, Hyperproof combines graphical and sentential information, presenting a set of logical rules for integrating these different forms of information. This strategy allows students to focus on the information content of proofs, rather than the syntactic structure of sentences. Using Hyperproof the student learns to construct proofs of both consequence and nonconsequence using an intuitive proof system that extends the standard set of sentential rules to incorporate information represented graphically. Hyperproof is compatible with various natural-deduction-style proof systems, including the system used in the authors' Language of First-Order Logic. the book may have been read but shows no damage, and the diskette is still sealed at the rear of the book Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 254 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Major Branches of Philosophical Study; philosophy. ISBN: 1881526119. ISBN/EAN: 9781881526117. Inventory No: 0258532. Very Good Condition
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Nelson’s Esperanto course – a new and complete guide to the international language
Lock, Edward G. & Stuttard, Mason ,
Thomas Nelson and sons, London, 1960. Reprint
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Slight rubbing at the bottom right-hand corner of the front cover, otherwise no damage, and possibly never been opened, from the feel of the spine. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). XII, 230 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0269904. Very Good Condition
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Gli Idioto (The idiots)
Conrad, Joseph,
George G. Harrap, Holborn, No date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Bilingual series Italian-English text and translation on opposite pages. Previous owner's name at the top of the first blank page, the original bookseller's rubber stamp at the bottom right of the rear panel. Translated by Hilda Campioni Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Text is in English / Italian. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; English / Italian Language; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0269906. Very Good Condition
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Cassell’s New French-English, English-French Dictionary (Incorporating Canadian usage)
Girard, Denis; Dulong, Gaston; Guinness, Charles; Van Oss, Oliver,
Cassell, London, 1964. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 1.35 kg; XVI, 658 pages, in original dark red cloth covered boards with gilt writing on spine. The book is divided into two sections, the first being French -- English with advice to the user in both French and English, and an introduction to the Canadians; part two is the English -- French half, and at the rear there are tables of French, and English irregular verbs. Previous owner's bookplate & her name at the top of the front end page no other annotations, no other damage to the book, the dust jacket has a couple of short tears at the top of the spine and at the bottom left of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Language -- French; dictionaries; Inventory No: 0272012. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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If You Can’t Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish : The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses
Epstein, Lita ,
ISBN: 0806527315
Citadel Press, New York, 2006. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Clean second-hand copy that does show some signs of having been read but there is no damage. The perfect glossary of the edition insults and curses, from the short and sweet, along with hundreds of the most creative insults so that when it comes to cursing someone who sorely needs it, may you never be at a loss of her words again Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Judaica; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0806527315. ISBN/EAN: 9780806527314. Inventory No: 0271940. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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Crime & Politics: Big Government’s Erratic Campaign for Law and Order
Gest, Ted,
ISBN: 0195165519
Oxford University Press, New York, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. A clean copy with no damage, no annotations. Illustrated with several diagrams and graphs. The one on the "sequence of events in the criminal justice system" is fascinating even as a flowchart. This book explores the interaction of the political process and the administration of justice, reveal serious stemming problems, and proposes some commonsense solutions. – Former attorney general of the United States Ed Meese Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VIII, 296 pages with bibliography & index. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; America; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0195165519. ISBN/EAN: 9780195165517. Inventory No: 0270230. Very Good Condition
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an Australian Alphabet
Medley, J. D. G.,
Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1953. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Armstrong. First Edition. 280 g; 48 pages, with small black-and-white illustrations as relevant to the facing poem. Illustrated dust jacket. The edges of the text block and the edges of the boards are browned, and foxed. The backstrip section of the dust jacket is very browned, and the rear panel/spine fold has a 2 in. split at the bottom. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Armstrong. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; dictionaries; Inventory No: 0210064. Very Good Condition
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Aussie English, an explanation of the Australian Idiom
O’Grady, John (Nino Culotta),
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1967. eighth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/good. Illustrator: Wep. eighth Edition. 225 g; 104 pages, includes index, text illustrated with black-and-white drawings, illustrated end pages; illustrated dust jacket, severely faded on either side of the spine and on the spine itself. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Wep. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0210068. Good
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The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words That Have a Tale to Tell
Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham Rev,
ISBN: 1856050556
Blitz editions, London, 1983. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. reprint. the top edge of the pages is slightly dark and with age, the dust jacket very slightly rubbed at the corners. This volume, a facsimile of the 1894 enlarged and revised edition is for those interested in the history of fable and literature to discover the earliest use of certain terms and a full explanation of mythic and literary references present in the most common pronouncements. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionaries & Thesauruses; Reference; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1856050556. ISBN/EAN: 9781856050555. Inventory No: 0271503. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Use the Right Word; Modern Guide to Synonyms and Related Words, Lists of Antonyms, Copious Cross-References, A Complete and Legible Index
The Editors of Reader’s Digest and the Funk & Wagnalls Dictionary Staff,
The Reader's Digest Association Pty. Ltd., Sydney . Wellington, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.550 kg.; X, 726 pages, last page blank, introduction by S.I. Hayakawa, editorial staff, how to use this book and index. Dark blue coloured textured boards with purple insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt titles. A dictionary of synonyms. . the dust jacket is robbed and chipped at each of the 8 corners, there is no other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; dictionaries; Inventory No: 0273431. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Lost for Words ; Australia’s Lost Language in Words and Stories
Lunn, Hugh,
ISBN: 0733317596
ABC Books, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2008. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 550 g; 352 pages, illustrated with many black-and-white photographs sourced from either of the State library of Victoria, or the National library of Australia. The author spent 16 years collecting the words and phrases that Australians once used every day. As he points out we have slowly given away our own rich language and allowed it to be replaced by global TV shorthand. Unfortunately it does not have an index, so finding a particular expression is a matter of luck, although the contents page may help to assist the search. the book is 2nd hand, there is no damage to describe. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0733317596. ISBN/EAN: 9780733317590. Inventory No: 0271256. Very Good Condition
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Modern Linguistics The results of Chomsky’s Revolution
Wilson, Deirdre & Smith, Neil,
ISBN: 0140220690
Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1979. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. in this lucid study, the author's explain and evaluate Chomsky's main contributions to the study of languages show how various aspects of language may be sent from his perspective. Among other central topics, they cover the acquisition and knowledge of language, language variation and change, deep structure, semantics, phonology, linguistic communication and linguistic universals. There are copious examples and analyses are an integral part of the text. There is a glossary of unfamiliar terms . Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 336 pages. A clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report, apart from previous owner's name on the first page.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0140220690. ISBN/EAN: 9780140220698. Inventory No: 0253821. Very Good Condition
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How to Write and Speak Better
Reader’s Digest (Australia),
ISBN: 090948628X
Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. This book has been compiled specifically for Australia and New Zealand (one wonders why there are no pictures) and there are over 100 test designed to sharpen your reader learner skills and there is also a special section on Australian and New Zealand words so the 2 nations may have a chance of communicating at some stage. But seriously folks, a book to improve your grammar, spelling and vocabulary, learning how to write well, General Communications and business communication, as well as school and university paper and job applications. 648 pages including answers to quizzes and tests, and index. No damage to describe, clean and free of annotation. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; ISBN: 090948628X. ISBN/EAN: 9780909486280. Inventory No: 0273429. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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The gentle art of verbal self defence
Elgin, Suzette Haden,
ISBN: 0133510980
spectrum, New Jersey, 1980. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Some rubbing of the edges of the coloured paperback binding, and ruffling of pages 12 – 20 on the front edge, with a small tear on page 12. Otherwise clean and bright. Not just a book to read, but a workbook which will help you learn the skills you need to respond to all types of verbal attack. In special chapters direct to both men and women, the author explains how women have long been the verbal victims of men and what both sexes can do to break this destructive pattern. – Rear panel blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 310 pages, indexed.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0133510980. ISBN/EAN: 9780133510980. Inventory No: 0267227. Very Good Condition
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Cracking Chinese Puzzles 5 Volumes
Ann, T. K. ( An, Zijie ),
Stockflows Co., Ltd, Hong Kong, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. 4.1 kg; Chinese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English. In 5 volumes -- ISBNs: 9627056022 -- 9627056030 -- 9627056049 -- 9627056057 -- 9627056014 Description: 5 v. : Illustrated (some colour) ; 24 cm. x 16 cm, each with illustrated dustjacket, with only volume 1 having a 1.5 inch tear at the top left hand corner of the rear panel. Contents: Vol. 1. Character nos. 0001-1898 -- Vol. 2. Character nos. 1899-3309 (Differentiation) -- Vol. 3. Character nos. 3310-4701(You can decipher Chinese puzzles too) -- Vol. 4. Character nos. 4702-5888 (Antonyms and some obvious patterns) -- Vol. 5. Appendices. Signed by the author and dated 8th of June 94 on the colour frontispiece of the author. "Apart from providing of reading material and exercises, the quotations and anecdotes at the end of each chapter from Chapter 11 onwards, give the reader an insight into age and Chinese philosophies and thoughts which still prevail today." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; China; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0228759. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
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The Collegiate Extension Society – a direction on English & the art of expression & public speaking. – The Basis of Critical English
Crotch, WJ Blyth, & Fenton, WM & Baker, GM & Klingbell, H Clayton,
Epworth Press, Sydney, No date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. a series of lectures, held together with 2 copper barrel screws in a flexible soft cloth cover with the Collegiate Extension Society coat of arms on front panel. Probably published circa 1920. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 128 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0241658. Good Condition
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Collins Cortina Modern Greek in 20 Lessons; Intended For Private Study and for Use in Schools with a new system of simplified phonetic pronunciation
Pappageotes George C & Emmanuel, Philip D.,
ISBN: 0004340043
Collins, London, 1975. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. reprint. previous owner's name on first page, and, there is some pencil underlining which seems to be restricted to the first 30 pages and also to the Greek English and English and Greek dictionary at the rear. there is no physical damage to describe of either the book or the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288 pages. Text is in English & Greek. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Language & Linguistics; Greece; English & Greek Language; ISBN: 0004340043. ISBN/EAN: 9780004340043. Inventory No: 0243575. Very Good Condition
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The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles Thumb index edition In two volumes
Little, William & Fowler, H. W. & Coulson, Jessie,
ISBN: 0198612710
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 6.0 kg.; volume I: XXVIII, 1876 pages, volume II: XII, VIII, 1877 – 3802 pages includes list of authors and publications quoted, references to Shakespeare, references to the Bible., Produced under the editorship of Lesley Brown. Volume 1 has a pale splash mark on the latter part of the text block front edge, with staining into the margin of the last 70 or so pages. Not particularly obtrusive. The second volume has no damage. Two volumes had been protected with clear plastic since original purchase. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 2-volume set (complete). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Dictionary; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 0198612710. ISBN/EAN: 9780198612711. Inventory No: 0270672. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Buongiorno Italia!
Cremona, Joseph
ISBN: 0563164794
BBC Books 1998  1998 
  8vo. softcover. 304pp. b/w illus. Good, light soiling to top edge of text block. 
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The Collins Robert French Dictionary: French-English, English-French (Fifth Edition)
Atkins, Beryl T. & Cousin, Pierre-Henri et al. – (Editors) ,
ISBN: 0004705262
CollinsPublishers / Dictionnaires Le Robert , London / Paris, 2001. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Introduction by editors – both in English and in French, by the appropriate editors, using the dictionary, pronunciation – in French and in English and 4 appendices. Illustrated endpages showing abbreviations used within the dictionary, again in French and English. Blue coloured cloth covered textured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with gilt and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The fifth edition of the iconic French / English, English / French dictionary. a nice clean copy, no damage to the scribe apart from very slight grubbing of the top edge of the dust jacket. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in English / French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; English / French Language; ISBN: 0004705262. ISBN/EAN: 9780004705262. Inventory No: 0276736. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
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Ferdinand de Saussure : Course in General Linguistics
Ferdinand de Saussure
ISBN: 1472512057
Bloomsbury London 2013 
 Paperback Edited and annotated by Roy Harris.  Brand New
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Course in General Linguistics
Saussure, Ferdinand De,
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1966. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Diagrams. Reprint. Edited by Charles Bally, Albert Sechehaye and Albert Reidlinger. A reading copy, because silverfish have nibbled on the 1st 16 pages, at the right-hand edge, stopping at the introduction on page 1! A toning and spotting of the edges of the pages, internally clean, free of any notes and annotations. This is the 1st Soft cover Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 240 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0268519. Good Condition
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The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English
Ousby, Ian,
ISBN: 052126751X
Cambridge University Press, London, 1988. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Edition Unstated. presentation plate on the front free end page. No other damage worth noting. foreword by Margaret Atwood. This book provides a new comprehensive and authoritative survey, ranging from the earliest times to the present day, of the literature of Britain and Ireland, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Caribbean, India and Africa – in fact every part of the English-speaking world. This guide to world literature in English contains critical and biographical articles on major figures, from established literary giants to significant contemporaries, essays on broader topics, useful explanations and entries to clarify difficult concepts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 1110 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 052126751X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521267519. Inventory No: 0245073. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
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The Stories of English
Crystal, David,
ISBN: 0141015934
Penguin, London, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. with extensive references, a name index and a subject index the book is illustrated with some facsimiles of documents within the text, and tables and maps. The book is free of annotation, and there is no damage to detail. The author turns the history of English on its head and instead provides a startling original view of where the richness, creativity and diversity of the language truly lies -- in the accents and dialects of non-standard English users all over the world. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0141015934. ISBN/EAN: 9780141015934. Inventory No: 0237718. Very Good Condition
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Linguistics and the Novel
Fowler, Roger,
ISBN: 0416838200
Methuen, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 300 g; XIV, 146 pages, indexed with the further reading list. In original black papered boards, with illustrated dust jacket which appears to have been protected with clear adhesive plastic from the time of purchase. Slight dustiness to the top of the text block. Otherwise no damage. This is the 1st serious attempt to apply linguistic methods to the structure of fiction. The author demonstrates the relevance of linguistics in 2 areas. 1st, the theory of language provides a "framework" or "model" for the general structure of fiction, a way of understanding traditional concepts like plots, theme, character, style, point of view. 2nd, linguistics offers a method of analysis for practical criticism of actual texts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Linguistics; ISBN: 0416838200. ISBN/EAN: 9780416838206. Inventory No: 0235776. Very Good Condition
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Get Started in Turkish Absolute Beginner Course: The essential introduction to reading, writing, speaking and understanding a new language (Teach Yourself)
Asuman Çelen Pollard
ISBN: 1444183206
Hodder Education London 2014 
 Paperback with CD Appears unused, no creasing to wraps or spine, unmarked, original CD sealed and intact.  Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Schaum’s Outline of Italian Grammar, 4th Edition (Schaum’s Outlines)
Joseph Germano; Conrad J. Schmitt
ISBN: 0071823603
McGraw-Hill Education  2014 
 Soft Cover 356 pp. Covered in clear adhesive plastic. Unmarked text.   Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Color Categories in Thought and Language
Hardin, C. L.; Maffi, Luisa (edited by)
ISBN: 0521498007
Cambridge Univ Pr Cambridge 1997 
 Paperback Minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine and appears unread.  Very Good
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The Oxford Reference Grammar
Greenbaum, Sidney [edited by Edmund Weiner],
ISBN: 0198600445
Oxford University Press, Oxford , Great Britain, 2000. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. second-hand copy with no damage to describe. No annotations. Arranged thematically, it describes the grammar of today's English, exemplifying usage by means of hundreds of examples drawn from authentic spoken and written data. – Complemented by a full glossary of grammatical terms and an introductory chapter on the history of the English language and its grammar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 414 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; reference. ISBN: 0198600445. ISBN/EAN: 9780198600442. Inventory No: 0277131. Very Good Condition
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Buongiorno Italia!
Cremona, Joseph
ISBN: 0563164794
BBC Books 1986.  1986 
  8vo. softcover. 304pp. b/w illus. Very good, small mark on fep., stamp inside front cover. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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OF GRAMMATOLOGY
Derrida, Jacques
ISBN: 0801858305
John Hopkins University Press Baltimore 1997 Corrected Edition
 Paperback Translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, a fine copy. Jacques Derrida's revolutionary theories about deconstruction, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and structuralism, first voiced in the 1960s, forever changed the face of European and American criticism. The ideas in De la grammatologie sparked lively debates in intellectual circles that included students of literature, philosophy, and the humanities, inspiring these students to ask questions of their disciplines that had previously been considered improper. Thirty years later, the immense influence of Derrida's work is still igniting controversy, thanks in part to Gayatri Spivak's translation, which captures the richness and complexity of the original. This corrected edition adds a new index of the critics and philosophers cited in the text and makes one of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works even more accessible and usable. ; 230 x 150mm; xc, 360 pages Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Language Arts and the Learner
Edited by John Murray and Fran Smith,
ISBN: 0333477642
MacMillan, Sydney, 1988. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . Previous owner's details on first page. Shop lending stamp on first page. Foxing/age tanning to some pages. 246 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Education. ISBN: 0333477642. ISBN/EAN: 9780333477649. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52966. Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Hebrew Word Shem and Its Original Meaning; The Bearing of Akkadian Philology on Biblical Interpretation
Rapaport, Izaak Rabbi Dr,
ISBN: 0725601728
The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 600 g; 112 pages, with frontispiece photograph of the author (and a little associated foxing of the frontispiece and title page) in original yellow papered boards, with clear plastic wrapper. Traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block. No other damage to report. The book concerns itself with an area of comparative Semitic philology. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Judaica; ISBN: 0725601728. ISBN/EAN: 9780725601720. Inventory No: 0235190. Very Good Condition
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THE OXFORD LIBRARY OF ENGLISH USAGE 1. Grammar, 2. Spelling, 3. Usage
Thompson, A. J. and Martinet, A. V.
Bca London 1990 Fourth Edition
 Hardcover 3 volumes bound in red quarter faux leather, fine copies. ; 220 x 140; 383, 299, 725 pages Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves; The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Truss, Lynne,
ISBN: 1861976127
Profile Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 350g.; X, 214 pages, last five pages blank. Includes bibliography. Illustrated dust jacket. This book gives one a good understanding of why lawyers dislike commas, and other punctuation that can alter the intention of a sentence. "He eats, shoots & leaves" has a different meaning to "he eats shoots & leaves". This book explains the niceties. printed in Australia Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Books for Writers. ISBN: 1861976127. ISBN/EAN: 9781861976123. Inventory No: 0262769. Very Good Condition
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Italian basis and essentials – to supplement "the basis and essentials of Italian"
Bernardi, Raimondo,
Thomas Nelson, London, 1943. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Edition. Previous owner's name on the first page along with foreign-language library bookshop sticker. Mark from dead insects on the last page, no other damage to describe. Dust jacket has a small tear bottom left of the front panel. Most of the text is in Italian. Published for the Orthological Institute Cambridge Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Text is in English / Italian. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; English / Italian Language; Inventory No: 0269905. Very Good Condition
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Tra la Jaro Esperanta lernolibro por komencantoj ciulandaj
Waddy, Lucy E.,
J. M. Dent, London, 1914. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: pictures. First Edition. The book has two fold out colour sections of spring, summer, autumn and winter. A series of exercises and works, and poetry related to the four seasons. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). VIII, 120 pages. Text is in Esperanto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: pictures. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Esperanto Language; Inventory No: 0269914. Very Good Condition
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Theme and Space: Text-linguistic Studies in Russian and Polish Drama - With an Outline of Text-linguistics (studies in Slavic literature and poetics volume XXVII)
Holk, A.G.F.Van, & Grubel, R., & Baak, J. J. Van & Weststeijn, W. G. -- Editors,
ISBN: 9051839995
Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1996. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 550 g; XII, 296 pages, last two pages blank, includes references (bibliography), index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, line drawings, and flowcharts. In this book an attempt is made at developing linguistic model for the semiotics of culture, and to apply this to the analysis of a number of Russian and Polish dramatic texts, mostly from the 19th century. Special chapters are devoted to the performance of drama, and to some urgent issues concerning the structure of semiotics base. The last and most lengthy chapter presents an outline of so-called text linguistics, here conceived as a variety of case Grammar, duely revised for application to the analysis of drama and its non-verbal context. The book addresses itself to readers familiar with Slavic languages and interested in the relation between language and literary themes, and the place of drama in culture. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Theatre; ISBN: 9051839995. ISBN/EAN: 9789051839999. Inventory No: 0218202. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Chinese- English Dictionary
Non given,
The Commercial Press Ltd, Hong Kong, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . No internal inscriptions. Some creasing to pages. Minor damage to top of last (blank) page. General wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. General age and reading wear. 976 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language & Linguistics; China; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53686. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Good Condition
Price: 26.50 (AUD)
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Oxford Crossword Dictionary
None given,
ISBN: 0198601794
Oxford University Press, UK, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 950 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language & Linguistics; Reference. ISBN: 0198601794. ISBN/EAN: 9780198601791. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52623. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Et Cetera, Et Cetera - Notes of a Word-Watcher
Thomas, Lewis
ISBN: 0316840998
Little Brown, Canada, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 197 pages. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0316840998. ISBN/EAN: 9780316840996. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52703. Very Good Condition
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
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Ad Infinitum : a Biography of Latin
Ostler, Nicholas
ISBN: 9780007221752
Harper Press London 2007 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked book in excellent condition. "Once upon a time the whole world spoke Latin."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Everyday Chinese (Chinese and English Edition) Includes 3 CD’s and 1 DVD
Writing Group of Everyday Chinese
ISBN: 7560061192
Cengage Learning  2006 
 Paperback 162 pp. Paperback plus 3 CD's and 1 DVD in a pictorial case. Case has a little wear on the edges.  Near Fine
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Cambridge Latin Course Book 1
Cambridge School Classics Project
ISBN: 0521635438
Cambridge University Press  1998 Fourth Edition
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First Steps in Egyptian Hieroglyphics: A Book for Beginners
E. A. Wallis Budge
ISBN: 0486430995
Dover Publications  2004 
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Webster’s New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged; Based upon the Broad Foundations Laid down by Noah Webster
Webster, Noah (McKechnie, Jean L. -- General Editor),
ISBN: 0529048523
william Collins,  1980. Second Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Second Edition. by the editors, outline history of the English language by Harold Whitehall, to pronunciation, key to pronunciation and list of abbreviations and used within the dictionary. Illustrated endpapers, showing the Indo-European family of languages. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece of Noah Webster. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white line illustrations. What's there to say except that it's a Webster's unabridged dictionary. The full title page reads: – Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged; Based upon the Broad Foundations Laid down by Noah Webster, Extensively Revised by the Publisher's Editorial Staff Under the General Supervision of Jean L. McKechnie, Including Etymologies, Full Pronunciations, Synonyms, and an Encyclopaedic Supplement of Geographical and Biographical Data, Scripture Proper Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Practical Business Mathematics, Abbreviations, Tables of Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols, and Forms of Address. the dust jacket has several short tears across the top and bottom edges, mainly around the spine. The book itself shows no damage, having a blue spackle addressing all 3 exposed surfaces, and with the benefit of thumbnails on the front edge of the text block. The dictionary is unabridged. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [2], III - XIV, 2129, [1], then a supplementary section of 160 pages – then 16 pages of maps] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Dictionary; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 0529048523. ISBN/EAN: 9780529048523. Inventory No: 0261168. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Collins Spanish Dictionary Pocket Edition in Colour (Spanish and English Edition)
Collins Dictionaries
ISBN: 0007485484
Collins  2013 
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Italian Step-by-Step (Language Guides)
Charles Berlitz
ISBN: 0922066426
Wynwood  2000 
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Complete Spanish Grammar Verbs Vocabulary: 3 Books in 1 (Collins Easy Learning)
Collins Dictionaries
ISBN: 0008141738
HarperCollins UK  2016 
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Dutch for self-study (Prisma Taaltraining)
Hinke van Kampen; Ruud Stumpel
ISBN: 9027498059
Prisma  2005 First Edition
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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (English - Chinese) - New Edition
Davis, Kelly ; Forsyth, Anne et al (Editors)
ISBN: 7100026059
The Commercial Press  1998 New Edition
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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Ian Chilvers
ISBN: 0198604777
Oxford Univ Pr Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. 2003 3rd
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Military Biography
Widrow, M; Mason
ISBN: 1853263990
Wordsworth Editions Ltd San Diego, California, U.S.A. 1998 
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A Dictionary of British History
John Cannon ed
ISBN: 019280121X
Oxford Univ Pr Oxford, United Kingdom 2001 
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Wordsworth Concise German Dictionary - english-German , German - Englsh
no author
ISBN: 1853263303
Wordsworth Editions Ltd San Diego, California, U.S.A. 1997 
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Dictionary of Imaginary Places
Manguel, Alberto; Guadalupi, Gianni
ISBN: 0747546169
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London, United Kingdom 1999 New and Enlarged.
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Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions
no author
ISBN: 1853263540
Wordsworth Editions Ltd San Diego, California, U.S.A. 1997 
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LAROUSSE Desk Reference Encyclopedia
no author
ISBN: 086438968X
  1995 
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The Oxford Dictionary of New Words: Popular Guide to Words in the News
Sara Tulloch
ISBN: 019869170X
Oxford University Press  1991 
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Radical Reflections - Passionate Opinions On Teaching, Learning and Living
Mem Fox,
ISBN: 015607947X
Harvest / Harcourt Brace & Co, USA, 1993. 
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The Writing School Guide To - Writing For Cash
Jon Atkinson and Beryl Sandwell,
ISBN: 0906486009
Writing Schools Guide, London, England, 1975. 
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The Writer’s Reader: A Gudie to Writing Fiction & Poetry
Brenda Walker [Editor],
ISBN: 1875684751
Halstead Press, NSW, 2006. Revised Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good Condition/. Revised Edition. This fresh and exciting collection of essays looks at the essential elements of writing poetry and fiction. It includes a diverse range of experienced writers and academics discussing genre, technique, the reader and finally publishing. Delia Falconer writes about the necessity of historical research, Marele Day discusses creating characters and Marion Halligan plots out the various structures of short stories. An essential text for any budding writer and students of creative writing. 205 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Writing; Australia; Books for Writers; ISBN: 1875684751. ISBN/EAN: 9781875684755. Inventory No: 247240. Good Condition
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If You Want to Write
Brenda Ueland,
ISBN: 1555972608
Graywolf Press, USA, 1987. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . In her 93 remarkable years, veteran freelance writer, memoirist, and writing teacher Brenda Ueland published some six million words. She once said there were two simple rules that she followed absolutely: to tell the truth, and not do anything she didn't want to do. Such integrity both distinguishes and defines If You Want to Write, her bestselling classic that first appeared in the late 1930s and has inspired thousands to find their own creative center. As Carl Sandburg once remarked, Ueland's primer is "the best book ever written on how to write." 179 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Writing; Books for Writers; ISBN: 1555972608. ISBN/EAN: 9781555972608. Inventory No: 247237. Good Condition
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Correct Punctuation and Effective Sentence Construction [Foulsham’s Cloth-Bound Pocket Library]
Max Crombie,
W. Foulsham & Co Ltd, London, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/. . Green boards marked, bumped at corners and rubbed at edges. Size: Small Octavo. 124 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 235141. Fair Condition
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Mistakes, Misnomers and Misconceptions
R. Brasch,
ISBN: 0006365795
Fontana / Collins, Great Britain, 1983. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 224 pages. Fading to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0006365795. ISBN/EAN: 9780006365792. Inventory No: 245448. Good Condition
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A Dictionary of New Words
Sara Tulloch [Compiled],
ISBN: 019869170X
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1991. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The English language is very much alive and growing. In the past decade alone such new words and phrases as Patriot Missile, thrash metal, Gaia, fatism, womanist and Cowabunga have been assimilated into everyday language. Reflecting all areas of modern life from technology to ecology, and youth culture to big business, the 750 articles in this guide illustrate the origins and usage of each term with quotations from a wide range of publications. 322 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language; Britain/UK; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 019869170X. ISBN/EAN: 9780198691709. Inventory No: 238316. Very Good Condition
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Beginner’s Dutch Grammar
Gerdi Quist and Dennis Strik,
ISBN: 0340775483
Hodder & Stoughton, Great Britain, 2000. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 228 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0340775483. ISBN/EAN: 9780340775486. Inventory No: 236666. Very Good Condition
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Poetry Speaking for Children Part 1 The Beginnings
Marjorie Gullan and Percival Gurrey,
Methuen & Co Ltd, London, 1953. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. . 75 pages. Blue boards. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Poetry; Language. Inventory No: 008943. Very Good
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The Complete Plain Words
Sir Ernest Gowers,
Pelican / Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1966. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 272 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 243188. Very Good Condition
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Lynne Truss,
ISBN: 1861976771
Profile Books, Australia, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . A witty, entertaining, impassioned guide to perfect punctuation, for everyone who cares about precise writing. Not a primer but a 'zero tolerance' manual for direct action. A panda walked into a cafe. He ordered a sandwich, ate it, then pulled out a gun and shot the waiter. 'Why?' groaned the injured man. The panda shrugged, tossed him a badly punctuated wildlife manual and walked out. And sure enough, when the waiter consulted the book, he found an explanation. 'Panda,' ran the entry for his assailant. 'Large black and white mammal native to China. Eats, shoots and leaves.' We see signs in shops every day for "Banana's" and even "Gateaux's". Competition rules remind us: "The judges decision is final." Now, many punctuation guides already exist explaining the principles of the apostrophe; the comma; the semi-colon. These books do their job but somehow punctuation abuse does not diminish. Why? Because people who can't punctuate don't read those books! Of course they don't! They laugh at books like those! Eats, Shoots and Leaves adopts a more militant approach and attempts to recruit an army of punctuation vigilantes: send letters back with the punctuation corrected. Do not accept sloppy emails. Climb ladders at dead of night with a pot of paint to remove the redundant apostrophe in "Video's sold here" 209 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 1861976771. ISBN/EAN: 9781861976772. Inventory No: 246318. Near Fine Condition
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M. V. Sexton Speaking
Suzanne Newton,
ISBN: 0140323562
Puffin / Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1990. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. . Ages 12 and up. Cover by Robert Barrett - 196 pages Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Puffin; Language; Children; Children's::Children's Fiction. ISBN: 0140323562. ISBN/EAN: 9780140323566. Inventory No: 003546. Very Good
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The Language Gap
Clifford Wilson & Donald McKeon,
ISBN: 0310357713
Zondervan Publishing House, USA, 1984. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0310357713. ISBN/EAN: 9780310357711. Inventory No: 235640. Good Condition
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What’s in a Word?
John Kahn,
Reader's Digest, London, England, 1987. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 64 pages. Minor foxing to inner covers and first and last pages. Copy is neat. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 164256. Very Good Condition
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Writing Technical Reports
Bruce M. Cooper,
Pelican / Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1965. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Pelican Books A674. 188 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Writing; Books for Writers; Reference. Inventory No: 232520. Good Condition
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Oxford Pocket Fowler’s Modern English Usage
Robert Allen [Editor],
ISBN: 0198604122
Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . This invaluable reference work offers the best and most sought-after advice on English grammar based on Henry Fowler's original, which is still a classic text after nearly 80 years. Updated with the use of Oxford's unique language databases, it comprises over 4,200 entries giving clear recommendations on grammar, pronunciation, spelling, and writing style. This pocket-sized book gives advice on how to avoid common pitfalls in English usage, such as the split infinitive, infer or imply, who or whom. This work also offers broad coverage of British and American English, including examples from all over the English-speaking world and wide-ranging illustrative quotations from well-known authors, such as Julian Barnes and A. S. Byatt, and international newspapers and journals. 623 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language; Reference; Reference::Dictionary. ISBN: 0198604122. ISBN/EAN: 9780198604129. Inventory No: 231546. Good Condition
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Bad Language
Lars-Gunnar Andersson and Peter Trudgill,
ISBN: 0140125086
Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . The title of this book is intended ironically. The main thrust of this book is to argue that one should think twice before condemning particular forms of language or linguistic usages. Written by linguists, it takes the linguist's objective view but is written in non-technical language so that it can be accessible and entertaining to a large audience. Topics covered include swearing, slang, dialects, accents and jargon. 202 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0140125086. ISBN/EAN: 9780140125085. Inventory No: 230820. Good Condition
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Proudly Commercial
Olga Byron,
The Writing School, NSW, Australia, 2003. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Olga Byron, a writer, Arts, graduate and Librarian, has over 40 years experience in writing, including more than 35 published short stories and articles, radio plays and television. Becoming a successful commercial writer has been the most important motivation in Olga's life. Her short stories included in this handy reference have appeared in many popular magazines, and reveal what publishers of these publications are looking for, from a writer whose desire is to be published in this media. Olga has been a tutor of The Writing School for over I5 years and has an intimate knowledge of the pitfalls, as well as the many questions that face the beginner writer. This book - includes over 20 short stories - is unique in that you are given an insight into what makes a publisher take note and pay you to publish that story. 107 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Writing; Books for Writers; Inventory No: 228078. Very Good Condition
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Brilliant Copywriting - How To Craft the Most Interesting and effective copy imaginable
Roger Horberry,
ISBN: 9780273727347
Pearson Education, Australia, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . If you've ever struggled to craft a persuasive message that really hits the spot you'll know it's harder than it looks. Wouldn't it be helpful to have an expert on hand to give you tips and tricks? Someone who could pass on their knowledge and know-how? Someone who told you how the professionals really do it? Well, that's exactly what this book does for aspiring copywriters. Think of it as a rocket-assisted launch for your writing career. Brilliant Copywriting is packed with practical techniques to help anyone who works with words to improve their writing. It lifts the lid on the world of professional copywriting to reveal the trade secrets of top-notch practitioners. It's the book every copywriter wants when they start out, full of facts, details and insights that normally take years to acquire. It will also be invaluable for anyone who works with words in pretty much any industry. 159 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Writing; Books for Writers; ISBN/EAN: 9780273727347. Inventory No: 227274. Near Fine Condition
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Our Language
Simeon Potter,
Pelican / Penguin Books, England, Great Britain, 1959. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 207 pages. First published 1950. A 227 A popular study of the English language - its sources, its history, its peculiar genius and how it us and should be used in speech and writing. Pages browned. Previous owners name on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 082058. Good
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African Voices: An Introduction to the Languages and Linguistics of Africa
Vic Webb and Kembo-Sure [Editor],
ISBN: 0195716817
Oxford University Press,  2001. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. This book focuses on the languages and linguistics of Africa. Covering the major themes that are dealt with in university courses, and making extensive use of linguistic symbols and diagrams, this is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate linguistics students in South Africa and Africa as a whole, as well as for students of African studies worldwide. Its topics include general descriptions of African languages, the nature of languages in contact and in competition, language in education, and the need for governmental intervention in linguistic issues. 334 pages. Previous owner name on inside cover . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0195716817. ISBN/EAN: 9780195716818. Inventory No: 244283. Very Good Condition
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The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Humorous Quotations
R. L. Trask,
Penguin Books, Great Britain, 2002. Second Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Second Edition. 373 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference; Reference; Language. Inventory No: 242193. Very Good Condition
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Publish for Profit: How To Write, Market & Promote Your Own Book
Cyndi Kaplan,
ISBN: 0646302396
Self published, Australia, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . A practical and inspiring guide for aspiring authors, as well as a useful tool for professionals and academics who wish to market their expertise. Contains a step-by-step plan covering market research, production, editing, coming up with a great title, innovative selling ideas and creative promotional tips. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Writing; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0646302396. ISBN/EAN: 9780646302393. Inventory No: 236471. Very Good Condition
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Quaint and Curious: The Unusual Origins of some Ordinary Words
Reader’s Digest / John Kahn,
ISBN: 0864380585
Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1990. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Larry. . Size: Small Octavo. 56 pages. Illustrator: Larry. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0864380585. ISBN/EAN: 9780864380586. Inventory No: 237396. Good Condition
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Lonely Planet Thai Phrasebook
Joe Cummings,
ISBN: 0864426585
Lonely Planet Publications, Australia, 1999. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . his phrasebook contains essential words and phrases for effective communication with local people. It features a pronunciation guide, basic grammar, information about local cuisine and useful travel tips. 316 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Foreign Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0864426585. ISBN/EAN: 9780864426581. Inventory No: 240257. Good Condition
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Word Play - What happens When People Talk
Peter Farb,
ISBN: 0340219866
Coronet, Great Britain, 1977. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 332 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0340219866. ISBN/EAN: 9780340219867. Inventory No: 238966. Good Condition
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Lost for Words: Australia’s Lost Language in Words and Stories
Hugh Lunn,
ISBN: 9780733317590
ABC Books, Australia, 2006. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Strike a light! things are crook in tallarook! Hugh Lunn has been collecting old words and phrases that are no longer a part of our everyday language, and has brought them together in a book in a totally unique, informative and humorous way. Divided into themes (such as Mother's advice, things about the house, Argy bargy, trouble at work) words and phrases are placed into context in mini-stories that will have you chuckling and remembering a time when these sayings were a rich part of your life. 347 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Australian. ISBN/EAN: 9780733317590. Inventory No: 239743. Very Good Condition
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Our Living Language: A Guide to English Grammar
J.H.G.Grattan, P Gurrey,
Thomas Nelson, London, 1946. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 323 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 239878. Good Condition
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That Takes The Cake
R. Brasch,
ISBN: 0207185638
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1995. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. 294 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0207185638. ISBN/EAN: 9780207185632. Inventory No: 240829. Very Good Condition
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Eye for an Eye
William Ian Miller,
ISBN: 0521856809
Cambridge University Press, USA, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This book is a historical and philosophical meditation on paying back and buying back, that is, it is about retaliation and redemption. It takes the law of the talion - eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth - seriously. In its biblical formulation that law states the value of my eye in terms of your eye, the value of your teeth in terms of my teeth. Eyes and teeth become units of valuation. But the talion doesn't stop there. It seems to demand that eyes, teeth, and lives are also to provide the means of payment. Bodies and body parts, it seems, have a just claim to being not just money, but the first and precisest of money substances. In its highly original way, the book offers a theory of justice, not an airy theory though. It is about getting even in a toughminded, unsentimental, but respectful way. And finds that much of what we take to be justice, honor, and respect for persons requires, at its core, measuring and measuring up. 266 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0521856809. ISBN/EAN: 9780521856805. Inventory No: 246657. Very Good Condition
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The Anabasis of Xenophon Book IV
Edwards, G.M.
Cambridge at the University Press, 1959.  1959 
  8vo. hardcover. 116pp, folding map. Good, noters and underling on some pages. 
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Fifty Latin Lyrics
Franklin, H.W.F.
Longmans, London, 1962.  1962 
  8vo. hardcover. 141pp. Very good, stamp and small mark on fep. 
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Wordcraft
Heather Chatfield, Harold Chatfield, Jan Williamson,
ISBN: 0195545508
Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1984. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 129 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language; Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0195545508. ISBN/EAN: 9780195545500. Inventory No: 247705. Good Condition
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Worst Words. A Compendium of Contemporary Cant, Gibberish and Jargon
Watson, Don,
ISBN: 9780857983442
Vintage Books, Sydney, 2015. First Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. First Impression . Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 439 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and ready to be shipped from our local warehouse. Postage quoted is for a standard format octavo book. Final charges may vary depending on size and weight.. Don Watson - with his trademark wit and wisdom - says enough already! The English language is complex and evolving, and can win minds, hearts and nations. Why don't we try using it? What is cluster deployment , and how can you be sure to engage multiple stakeholders through your strategic delivery channel ? What s the difference between backcasting and backfilling and could it ever matter? The language of business and work grows ever more depleted, barren and senseless. Politicians hide in thickets of endless repeated messages, platitudes and cliches, or behind such shameless Newspeak as operational matters . The thing is viral- leaping from corporate windows of opportunity, it has taken hold in universities and schools, the public service, hospitals, local councils, fire brigades, the weather bureau. (What is the difference between rain and a rain event?) Don Watson returns to the follies he described in Death Sentence and Weasel Words. With his trademark management-jargon mockery, he will make you cringe and laugh and possibly die of shame. But above all he will ask you to resist- to fight in the fields and in the streets and in the office. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780857983442. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6347. Very Good Condition
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Tassie Terms: A Glossary of Tasmanian Words
Brooks, Maureen; Ritchie, Joan,
ISBN: 9780195538120
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1995. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. First Impression . Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 174 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. This book is available and ready to be shipped from our local warehouse. Postage quoted is for a standard format octavo book. Final charges may vary depending on size and weight.. Working at the Australian National Dictionary Centre, and using the proven methods of historical lexicography, Brooks and Ritchie have compiled Tassie Terms. A companion volume to their Words from the West, in this book they record words used in, and perhaps peculiar to, a Tasmania. Tassie Terms contains some 645 dictionary entries of words with approximately 200 associated terms. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; ISBN: 0195538129. ISBN/EAN: 9780195538120. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6110. Very Good Condition
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Death Sentence: The Decay of Public Language
Watson, Don,
ISBN: 9781740512060
Knopf, Sydney, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Fifth impression or later. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 198 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in excellent condition. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Almost sixty years ago, George Orwell described the decay of language and why this threatened democratic society. But compared to what we now endure, the public language of Orwell's day brimmed with life and truth. Today's corporations, government departments, news media, and, perhaps most dangerously, politicians - speak to each other and to us in cliched, impenetrable, lifeless sludge. Don Watson can bear it no longer. In Death Sentence, part diatribe, part cool reflection on the state of Australia's public language, he takes a blowtorch to the words - and their users - who kill joy, imagination and clarity. Scathing, funny and brilliant, Death Sentence is a small book of profound weight - and timeliness. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; ISBN: 1740512065. ISBN/EAN: 9781740512060. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5782. Very Good Condition
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Slang Down the Ages
Green, Jonathon,
ISBN: 9781856266376
Kyle Cathie Limited, London, 2005. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/. Reprint. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 393 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Cover and endpapers are marked with library stamps however, the text is largely unmarked and in very good condition throughout.. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Coined in the spontaneity of the everyday spoken act, slang exists as a testament to human nature's inventive and subversive instinct. This history of English slang documents our verbal predilections for the racier side of life, at the expense of the more quotidian, let alone respectable - it is no coincidence that the longest chapters in this book concern sex, money, drink and drugs. Slang Down the Ages tackles its subject theme by theme, taking standard English words and phrases and tracing the ingenuity of their slang equivalents over time, in each case approximating 'earliest use'. Be amused by the playfulness of our linguistic heritage, intrigued by our need for encrypted signs and appalled by some of the more bold-faced puns, as Jonathon Green charts five centuries of our developing and ever-diversifying vocabulary. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Britain/UK; ISBN: 1856266370. ISBN/EAN: 9781856266376. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5161. Very Good Condition (ex-library)
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Understanding Arguments: Introduction to Informal Logic
Fogelin, Robert J.,
ISBN: 9780155928602
Harcourt Brace, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 351 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Construct effective arguments with UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMAL LOGIC, 8th Edition. Primarily an introduction to informal logic, this text provides a guide to understanding and constructing arguments in the context of academic studies and subsequent professional careers. Exercises, discussion questions, and readings help clarify difficult concepts and make the material meaningful and useful. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0155928600. ISBN/EAN: 9780155928602. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4076. Very Good Condition
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Reader’s Digest Great Illustrated Dictionary
Reader’s Digest,
Reader's Digest , London, United Kingdom, 1985. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. Reprint. A two-volume set. This is the revised, with amendments edition. These books is in very good or better condition. They have no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the books. The spine of the books are in strong condition. The front covers have some very minor bumps and marks indicating previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dictionaries; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001915. Very Good
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Au Revoir to All That : The Rise and Fall of French Cuisine
Steinberger, Michael,
ISBN: 9780747591825
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,  2009. 1st Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 243 pages. This book is in fine condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition and the dust jacket is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: France is in a rut, and so is French cuisine. Twenty-five years ago it was hard to have a bad meal in France; now, in some cities and towns, it is a challenge to find even a decent baguette. For the first time in the annals of modern cuisine, the most influential chefs and the most talked-about restaurants are not French. Large segments of the French wine industry are in crisis, cherished artisanal cheeses are threatened with extinction, and bistros and brasseries are disappearing at an alarming rate. But business is brisk at some establishments: astonishingly, France has become the second most-profitable market in the world for McDonald's. How did this happen, and what is being done to reverse France's slide? Michael Steinberger argues that the problem of French cuisine is symptomatic of the broader malaise afflicting France, and his brilliantly reported narrative is set in the context of the political, economic and social crisis that besets the nation. In an enviable trip through the traditional pleasures of France, Steinberger talks to top chefs-Ducasse, Gagnaire, Bocuse-winemakers, farmers, bakers and other artisans. He marches down a Paris boulevard with Jose Bove, interviews the head of McDonald's Europe and breaks bread with the editorial director of the powerful and secretive Michelin Guide. He spends hours with some of France's brightest young chefs, who are battling to reinvigorate the country's rich culinary heritage. Throughout, Steinberger remains an unabashed and steadfast Francophile, and his own sharp and funny reflections bring empathy to this striking portrait of a cuisine and a country in transition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: French; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780747591825. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001372. Fine
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Words And Rules: The Ingredients Of Language (Science Masters Series)
Steven Pinker
ISBN: 0465072690
Basic Books USA 1999 Stated First Edition
 Hard Cover PO gift inscription ffep otherwise unmarked. "Pick up this book and prepare yourself for a delicious romp through everything interesting about words."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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A Hand-book of French Conversation
Ahn, F.
Allman & Sons London  New Edition
 Hard Cover A delightful little book, undated, blind-stamped dark blue boards with gilt title "French Dialogues by Dr. Ahn". Title Page continues: "Adapted to the use of English scholars with considerable additions and improvements to which is added Conversations on the Geography of France, and the manners and customs of the French by Chrysostome Dagobert, Professor of the French Language." All this in 122 small pages! An unmarked copy with small scratch to upper edge front board, sl. foxing to fore-edges, minimal wear to corners.  Very Good
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Complete Language Pack: Italian : Learn in just 15 minutes a day
Not Stated,
Dorling Kindersley, UK, 2012. 
 Softcover (in box) Softcover (in box). Very Good Condition/. . Minor wear to box. Includes all books and CDs. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9781409385219. Very Good Condition
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Dong-A’s New Little English-Korean Dictionary
Not Stated,
ISBN: 8900005448
Doosan Dong-A Co,  1984. 
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. . Previous owner's notes stuck in neatly. Minor wear to slipcase. Light fading to spine. Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 8900005448. ISBN/EAN: 9788900005448. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Indonesian Reference Grammar
Sneddon, James Neil
ISBN: 1864480297
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 1864480297. ISBN/EAN: 9781864480290. Very Good Condition
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
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An Elementary Latin Dictionary
Lewis, Charlton T.
ISBN: 0199102058
Oxford University Press, UK, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0199102058. ISBN/EAN: 9780199102051. Very Good Condition
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Guide to Transformational Grammar: History, Theory, Practice
Grinder and Suzette Haden Elgin, John T.
ISBN: 0030801265
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, USA, 1973. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Adhesive marks and light foxing to endpapers. Minor edgewear to boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges foxed and browned. ISBN: 0030801265. ISBN/EAN: 9780030801266. Very Good Condition
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The Jacaranda Dictionary and Grammar of Melanesian Pidgin
Mihalic, F.
ISBN: 0701682248
The Jacaranda Press, Australia, 1983. 
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0701682248. ISBN/EAN: 9780701682248. Very Good Condition
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Nominalization in Asian Languages: Diachronic and Typological Perspectives
Yap, Karen Grunow-Harsta and Janick Wrona, Edited by Foong Ha,
John Benjamins B.V., The Netherlands, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN/EAN: 9789027206770. Very Good Condition
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The Up-To-Date English - Hebrew / Hebrew - English Dictionary : 82, 000 Entries
Zilberman, Shimon
ISBN: 9652228621
Zilberman, Israel, 2010. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor Creasing to covers. ISBN: 9652228621. ISBN/EAN: 9789652228628. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Recnik: Englesko-Srpskohrvatski Srpskohrvatsko-Engleski sa kratkom gramatikom Engleskog jezika / Dictionary English-Serbocroatian Serbocroation-English with a short grammar of English language
Grujic, Branislav
Obod Cetinje, Serbia, 1974. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . English to Serbo-Croat dictionary Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dulled and worn jacket. Previous owner's name ink-stamped. Boards edges worn exposing cardboard. Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Welsh Dictionary : Welsh-English, Saesneg-Cymraeg
Lewis, Re-edited by Henry,
ISBN: 0004334027
Collins, UK, 1960. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0004334027. ISBN/EAN: 9780004334028. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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A Concise Polish-English Dictionary
Grzebieniowski, Tadeusz
Wiedza Powszechna, Poland, 1967. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. . Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Dust Jacket slightly worn at edges. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. Very Good Condition
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A Dictionary of Maori Words in New Zealand English
Edited by John Macalister,
ISBN: 0195584953
Oxford University Press, Australia, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Minor marks and wear. ISBN: 0195584953. ISBN/EAN: 9780195584950. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Modern American Colloquialisms (English to Japanese)
Introduction by Edward Seidensticker,
Asahi Press, Japan, 1990. 
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Light scuffing to front; Page edges lightly marked. An English to Japanese colloquial dictionary Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). 1421 pages. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.90 (AUD)
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The Chicago Manual of Style : 15th Edition
Anonymous,
ISBN: 0226104036
The University of Chicago Press, USA, 2003. 15th Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 15th Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges. ISBN: 0226104036. ISBN/EAN: 9780226104034. Very Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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A Reference Grammar of Puyuma: An Austronesian Language of Taiwan
Ten, Stacy Fang-Ching
Pacific Linguistics, Australia, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Fine Condition
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28163  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Thought of Cicero : Philosophical Selections
Cicero,
ISBN: 0862921929
Bristol Classical Press, UK, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text is in Latin. ISBN: 0862921929. ISBN/EAN: 9780862921927. Fine Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Ngadha Text Tradition: The Collective Mind of the Ngadha People, Flores
Djawanai, Stephanus
ISBN: 0858832836
The Australian National University, Australia, 1983. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Pacific Linguistics Series D No. 55 Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0858832836. ISBN/EAN: 9780858832831. Fine Condition
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
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Kanji & Kana : A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System
Hadamitzky, Wolfgang and Mark Spahn,
ISBN: 0804813736
Charles E. Tuttle, Japan, 1993. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . . Nineteenth Printing. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). ISBN: 0804813736. ISBN/EAN: 9780804813730. Fine Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Colloquial Cambodian : The Complete Course for Beginners
Smyth, David
ISBN: 0415100062
Routledge, UK, 2005. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0415100062. ISBN/EAN: 9780415100069. Very Good Condition
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
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Reinventing Identities: The Poetics of Language Use in Contemporary China
Edited by Tian Hailong and Cao Qing,
, China, 2012. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Inscribed by Editor. Inscribed by Tian Hailong 'To Kerry. Hailong Aug.6.2013 in Sydney' Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Minor marks and wear to book. Inscribed by Editor. Fine Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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A Latin Dictionary for Schools
T. Lewis, Charlton
Oxford University Press, UK, 1964. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. . Prior owner's inscription on title page, sticker on front board. First and last pages folded. Significant adhesive marks on jacket flaps and endpapers. Jacket rubbed, stained and marked. Minor edgewear to boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, light soiling. Gift Dedication , neat to early pages -. Edges heavily foxed / browned. Good Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Indonesian Reference Grammar
Sneddon, James Neil
ISBN: 1864480297
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 1864480297. ISBN/EAN: 9781864480290. Very Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Language and Space
Edited by Paul Bloom, Mary A. Peterson, Lynn Nadel, and Merrill F. Garrett,
ISBN: 0262522667
MIT Press, USA, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Minor marks and wear to covers. Light soiling to early pages. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly soiled or stained. ISBN: 0262522667. ISBN/EAN: 9780262522663. Very Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Kanji & Kana : A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System
Hadamitzky, Wolfgang and Mark Spahn,
ISBN: 0804813736
Charles E. Tuttle, Japan, 1993. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Nineteenth Printing. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). ISBN: 0804813736. ISBN/EAN: 9780804813730. Fine Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Far East Pinyin Chinese - English Dictionary
Anonymous,
The Far East Book Company, Taiwan, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Fine Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India No. 57: The "Numeral-Signs" of the Mohenjo-Daro Script
S.C. Ross, Alan
Archaeological Survey of India, India, 1999. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Binding exposed between later pages. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding still very good. Edges slightly browned / foxed. Bumping to board corners. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate
Keesing, Roger M.
ISBN: 0804714509
Stanford University Press, USA, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Prior owner's signature in ink. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0804714509. ISBN/EAN: 9780804714501. Very Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Oxford Russian-English Dictionary
Wheeler, Marcus
ISBN: 0198641540
Oxford University Press, New York, 1990. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Title page marked neatly with library stamps; dust jacket has two small library stickers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has light scratches and edgewear. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0198641540. ISBN/EAN: 9780198641544. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.90 (AUD)
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The Oxford English-Russian Dictionary
Falla, Edited by P.S.
ISBN: 0198641680
Oxford University Press, UK, 1990. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Title page marked neatly with library stamps; dust jacket has two small library stickers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has light scratches and edgewear. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0198641680. ISBN/EAN: 9780198641681. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.90 (AUD)
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Kanji & Kana : A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System
Hadamitzky, Wolfgang and Mark Spahn,
ISBN: 0804813736
Charles E. Tuttle, Japan, 1993. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Very light spotting to page edges; minor bump to spine head. Binding tight and square; inside pages clean. JACKET: Light scrattling and edgewear. Nineteenth Printing. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). ISBN: 0804813736. ISBN/EAN: 9780804813730. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.90 (AUD)
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Senior Language
Sadler, Rex K.; Hayllar, T.A.S.; Powell, Cliff J.
ISBN: 0333337638
Macmillan Education Australia 1987 
 Soft Cover 280 pp. Cover has wear to edges and spine. Corners worn. Browning to page edges. Some writing through the book. Several owners names on first page.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45919  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Literacy: An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language
Barton, David
ISBN: 0631190910
Blackwell Pub U.K. & U.S. 2000 Reprint
 Paperback First published 1994, this is a gently used copy with sl. wear to wraps inc. small crease lower right corner front panel, diagonal crease top corner pps.27-28, internally unmarked, binding tight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018654  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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BHARGAVA’S STANDARD ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE [Anglo-Hindi Edition]
[Compiled by] Prof. R.C. Pathak
Bhargava Book Depot Varanasi, India 1997 12th Edition
 Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ 1432pp., small, intext, line-drawn b/w illustrations. Book square. Cloth backstrip lightly bumped, several small spots, foredge corner bumped. Minor insect damage to small area of exposed inside rear cover. Leaves clean. Laminated, printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tear on lower rear foredge fold. First published in 1939, this 12th edition revised and enlarged. Inferior production materials were used throughout this book, diminishing the overall quality . . . Book weight approx. 1070g. [1.07KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Good+/Fair +
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The Collins Robert French Dictionary: French-English, English-French (Fifth Edition)
Atkins, Beryl T. & Cousin, Pierre-Henri et al. – (Editors) ,
ISBN: 0004705262
CollinsPublishers / Dictionnaires Le Robert , London / Paris, 2001. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Introduction by editors – both in English and in French, by the appropriate editors, using the dictionary, pronunciation – in French and in English and 4 appendices. Illustrated endpages showing abbreviations used within the dictionary, again in French and English. Blue coloured cloth covered textured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with gilt and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The fifth edition of the iconic French / English, English / French dictionary. Some softening of the backstrip edges and rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges. Chipping of the top corners with some rubbing of the edges and panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in English / French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; English / French Language; ISBN: 0004705262. ISBN/EAN: 9780004705262. Inventory No: 0125902. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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First-Year Latin: Preparatory to Caesar
Bennett, Charles E.,
Allyn & Bacon,  1957. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, rules of syntax, Caesar's Gallic War, Book II, general Latin-English vocabulary and English-Latin vocabulary. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white drawings within the text and between pages 207 and 209 there is a double page coloured map showing Gallia in time of Caesar. Green coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured illustrations to the front panel and gold coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. First published in 1909, a text on the beginning to learn Latin. The book is showing some signs of age and use. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with bumping, rubbing and fraying of the book corners. The book edges shows some rubbing as does the panels. Light age toning of the text block edges and lighter age toning of the pages. Some ageing of the end pages with foxing. A previous owner has made some notes to the top edge of the front paste-down, in a blue coloured ink. The said same previous owner has made some blue coloured text to some of the text and has pinched the top right-hand corner, and bottom right-hand corner of some of the pages – 61 through to 68– for example. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [2], III - IX, [1], 280 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Latin; Italy; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0126620. Good Condition
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Webster’s New World Thesaurus.Over 300,000 references
Laird, Charlton Grant,
ISBN: 0671604376
Prentice Hall Press, New York, 1985. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. reprint. a lovely clean copy, with thumbnail index on the front edge of the textbook, dust jacket shows no damage, book shows no damage apart from slight mark at the bottom of the text block from shelf contract. 30,000 entries alphabetically arranged for quick and easy access. New revised edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; thesaurus; Reference. ISBN: 0671604376. ISBN/EAN: 9780671604370. Inventory No: 0125538. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Collins Robert French Dictionary: French-English, English-French
Atkins, Beryl T. & Cousin, Pierre-Henri et al. – (Editors) ,
ISBN: 000733155X
CollinsPublishers / Dictionnaires Le Robert , London / Paris, 2010. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Introduction by editors – both in English and in French, by the appropriate editors, using the dictionary, pronunciation – in French and in English and 4 appendices. Illustrated endpages showing abbreviations used within the dictionary, again in French and English. Blue coloured laminated boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The new edition of the iconic French / English, English / French dictionary. Some softening of the backstrip edges and rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges. Blue remainder stripe to the lower text page. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges with chipping of the dustwrapper corners. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in English / French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; English / French Language; ISBN: 000733155X. ISBN/EAN: 9780007331550. Inventory No: 0125925. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Crabb’s English Synonymes (Synonyms): Revised and Enlarged by the Addition of Modern Terms and Definitions Arranged Alphabetically With Complete Cross References Throughout
Crabb, George,
Grosset & Dunlap Publishes, New York, No date. Revised and Expanded
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Revised and Expanded. preface, introduction by John H. Finley, introduction to the first edition. Dark red coloured endpapers. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed decoration titles to the front panel gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Dark pink coloured tint to the top text block edge. Arranged alphabetically, a dictionary of words and their synonyms. A revised and expanded edition. There is no easily found publication date, but, on the verso of the title page there is a copyright of 1917. Softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing and fraying of the book corners. The lower book corners have the underlying board visible and there's a little rubbing of the lower edges. There is a stain to the lower left hand corner of the front panel. A little fading of the back strip with age toning and faint foxing of the text block edges. Patchy fading to the top text block edge. Rubbing of the end the papers with a few foxing spots to the endpapers and the very occasional foxing spot to the text. Previous owner's name to the top right hand corner of the title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [14], 717, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Books for Writers. Inventory No: 0122483. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Blooming English: Observations on the Roots, Cultivation and Hybrids of the English Language
Burridge, Kate,
ISBN: 0733310273
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, 2003. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. References. Colour photographic paperback binding with white, orange and green coloured titles to the front panel and green and orange coloured titles to the back strip. "Blooming English celebrates our capacity to play with language, as well as examining the ways we use it: in slang and jargon, swearing, speaking the unspeakable, or concealing unpleasant or inconvenient facts." – from rear panel blurb. Apart from minimal rubbing of the book edges and panels and light age toning of the textbook edges and pages no damage to report. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 259, [7] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Modern; ISBN: 0733310273. ISBN/EAN: 9780733310270. Inventory No: 0125379. Very Good Condition
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The Penguin International Dictionary of Contemporary Biography: from 1900 to the Present
Vernoff, Edward and Shore, Rima,
ISBN: 0670894702
Penguin Books, New York, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction to the first edition, introduction to the new edition – revised by Edward Vernoff and index. 1/4 black coloured back strip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 black coloured boards. Photographic dustwrapper with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Listed alphabetically, this book contains more than 6000 listings / biographies of notable men and women from 1900 up to time of the book's publication. Rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners with some softening of the back strip. Age toning of the text block edges. Some creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with rubbing of the panels and a few handling marks also present. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [10], 998 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Dictionary; Books for Writers. ISBN: 0670894702. ISBN/EAN: 9780670894703. Inventory No: 0122471. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Watson’s Dictionary of Weasel Words, Contemporary Cliches, Cant & Management Jargon
Watson, Don,
ISBN: 1740513215
Knopf, Sydney, 2004. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Petty. First Edition. introduction by author, acknowledgements, and previous author's title advertisement. Green coloured endpapers with Petty illustration. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, with green coloured background and black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A dictionary to demystify and to understand clichés, cant and jargon that has obscured meaning of every day occurrences, e.g. one does not get fired, one is asked " to commit to an involuntary career event" !!!! etc. The listing is in alphabetical order. Softening of the lower back strip edge with rubbing of the book corners. Uniform age toning to the text block edges and pages. Gift inscription to the top edge of the free front end pages. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 357, [5] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Petty. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; Australia; ISBN: 1740513215. ISBN/EAN: 9781740513210. Inventory No: 0123618. Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A Phonetic Reader for Foreign Learners of English
Tibbitts, E. Leonard,
W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., Cambridge, England, 1950. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 75 g.; VIII, 72 pages, prefaced by Daniel Jones, Values of the Phonetic Symbols. Tan coloured cloth over paper cover with black titles to the front panel. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower left-hand corner of the front book panel. There has been slight fraying to the book edges and rubbing to the book panels. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. Light age toning to the internal text. A previous owner has made some underlining, in pencil, within the text. The book is split into 2 sections, the first section in phonetic text, and the second section in ordinary spelling/text. A book on teaching phonetics to the non-English speaking people with an emphasis on the narrative style of speech. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0107354. Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Le Bon Usage; Grammaire Francaise Avec Des Remarques Sur La Langue Francaise D’Aujourd’Hui
Grevisse, Maurice,
Editions J. Dugulot, Paris, 1964. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor. Reprint. 1.155 kg.; V, 6-1194 pages, prefaced by Fernand Desonay, bibliography, introduction, Indications Relatives A Certains Auteurs Cites, and index. Yellow textured coloured endpapers. Blue coloured cloth boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Light blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Light browning and marking to the text block edges. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front end paper, in blue ink, and the date '70 has been placed to the lower right-hand corner of the same page. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down. Plain text dustwrapper with green background with white and orange titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing, with a little chipping, to the lower right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper and to the rear dustwrapper corners. There is a 0.75 " tear to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel and a similar sized tear to the middle edge of the same panel, with some associated creasing. Some lifting of the laminate around the tears, and alongside the front spine gutter region. Some marks and yellowing of the rear dustwrapper panel. A French Grammar text. Text is in French. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; France ; Language ; Inventory No: 0107931. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good
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The New Barsa Dictionary of the English and Portuguese Language ( 2 Volumes )
Houaiss, Antonio and Avery, Catherine B. -- Editors ,
Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 3.750 kg.; combined weight. Volume 1: -- XX, 638 pages, last two pages blank, preface by editors, explanatory notes, 'explanation of pronunciation system and notes' -- written in Portuguese. Green coloured textured cloth boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners and to the book panels. Noticeable browning to the text block edges and to the internal text with faint foxing has also occurred. Volume 1 is a dictionary of English words with Portuguese explanation. Volume 2: -- XX; 666 pages, last page blank, preface by editors, explanatory notes, explanation of pronunciation system, abbreviations used in this dictionary, abbreviations commonly used in Portuguese, foreign words used without change in Portuguese, numerals and verb tables. Green coloured cloth boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Rubbing and marking to the book panels and there is some scoring to the rear book panel. Browning to the text block edges and browning and foxing to the internal text. Volume 2 is a dictionary of Portuguese words with an English explanation. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0108131. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good
Price: 77.00 (AUD)
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Harrap’s French and English Dictionary of Slang and Colloquialisms
Marks, Georgette A. and Johnson, Charles B.,
ISBN: 0245536027
Harrap London, London, 1980. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 710 g.; IV, 5-258 pages, last three pages blank, foreword by authors,Avant-Propos, pronunciation -- in both English and French, table of English slang synonyms. Colour illustrated cover with blue and red backgrounds with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the backstrip edges. The laminate along the front fore edge of the front panel has become a little wrinkled,? production fault. The remains of a sticker and staining can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. A dictionary of English slang and colloquialisms translated in to French. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0245536027. ISBN/EAN: 9780245536021. Inventory No: 0108183. Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Monash Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Australia
Arnold, John & Morris, Deirdre – General Editors,
ISBN: 1875589198
Reed Reference Publishing, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. foreword by M.I. Logan, Vice-Chancellor Monash University, acknowledgements, introduction, abbreviations and references. Illustrated boards with blue, black and ochre coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The Monash Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Australia records the lives of over 2200 Australians will have achieved prominence and/or made a contribution to their country this century. It includes the living and the dead, the famous and the infamous, the high achievers along with the unsung heroes, prime ministers and sporting champions, music makers, artists and writers." – from the foreword page V. The listings are alphabetical. Rubbing to the book panels and bumping to the top book corners. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (4), V-XX, (2), 568, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Dictionary; Australia; ISBN: 1875589198. ISBN/EAN: 9781875589197. Inventory No: 0113403. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Australian National Dictionary; A Dictionary of AustralianIsms On Historical Principles
Ramson, W.S. – Editor,
ISBN: 0195547365
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. editorial staff, introduction by editor, list of Aboriginal languages, explanation of style, proprietary names, list of abbreviations, pronunciation and select bibliography. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. "Nowhere is the cultural history of a people more faithfully revealed as in its language. Australian English is both a unique historical record of the social, cultural, and other forces that have shaped Australia over 200 years of European settlement and living testimony to the concerns, attitudes and preoccupations of modern Australians. The Australian National Dictionary is the first comprehensive, historically based record of the 10,000 words which make up the Australian contribution to the English language. Each and every entry provides its own fascinating insight into Australia's rich and diverse linguistic heritage." – from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip with fading, commensurate with loss of dustwrapper. Fading along the lower edge of the front book panel and to the top edge of the rear book panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edge and to the dustwrapper panels. The 0.25" of the head and of the heel of the dustwrapper are missing. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (6), VII-XV, (2), 2-814 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; Australia; ISBN: 0195547365. ISBN/EAN: 9780195547368. Inventory No: 0113652. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
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Further Living Spanish
Littlewood; R. P.,
University of London Press Ltd, London, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. preface by author, Spanish-English vocabulary, English-Spanish vocabulary stop the text is illustrated with the occasional black-and-white illustration. Gray coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black colour title to the front panel and backstrip. A sequel to the author's first book "Living Spanish", but the current book can be used independently of his first work. "Features of the second book include a greater emphasis on the countries of Central and South America, particularly Argentina, and a carefully planned series of revision exercises, closely linked with reference grammar, which make the course very suitable for students preparing for advanced examinations." – from the rear dustwrapper panel blurb. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down, which has ghosted to the free front end paper. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], 5-384 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges and pages slightly aged toned.. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Inventory No: 0115582. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Say It My Way; How to Avoid Certain Pitfalls of Spoken English, Together with a Decidedly Informal History Of How Our Language Rose (or Fell)
Espy, Willard R.,
ISBN: 0385131011
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards). Good Condition/Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, two appendices, first line of Espy Verses and First Line of Verses of Other Authors. Bright green coloured endpapers. 1/4 black cloth covered backstrip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 blue coloured boards. Plain text dustwrapper with black, blue and green coloured titles to the front panel with blue and red coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. A book on how to use English without causing offence (unknowingly) and how true avoid pitfalls of the language. Softening to the backstrip edges with bumping of the lower book corners and rubbing of the lower book edges. Like age toning of the textblock edges with foxing spots with purple coloured remainder splatter to the lower text edge. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. The dustwrapper panel show rubbing, marks and sunning. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 219, [1] pages,. Caulfieldacknowledgements. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0385131011. ISBN/EAN: 9780385131018. Inventory No: 0116899. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Brewer’s Concise Phrase & Fable
Kirkpatrick, Betty – Editor,
ISBN: 0304357251
Cassell & Co, London, 2000. Reprint
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. preface by editor, list of abbreviations, keep pronunciation and note on cross-references. Colour illustrated laminated boards with white coloured titles front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying boards, with white coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. The classic reference on the English language – for usage and expression. The listing is alphabetical. Softening to the backstrip with a little rubbing to the book corners. Gift inscription to the top of the free front and paper. Rubbing to the dustwrapper rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - X, [1], 2 - 1118, [6] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: 0304357251. ISBN/EAN: 9780304357253. Inventory No: 0118455. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1
Kano, Chieko; Hiroko Takenaka; Eriko Ishii; Yuri Shimizu,
ISBN: 4893580914
Bonjinsha Co., Japan, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. The text is predominantly in Japanese, with pictograms of various Kanji characters and their meanings. Black-and-white line drawings are also present throughout. Plaintext paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. The first book on the Japanese writing in Chinese characters known as Kanji. Creasing of the book corners with fading of the back strip and a little of the rear panel. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [4], 228, [4] pages,. Text is in Japanese. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Japan; Japanese Language; ISBN: 4893580914. ISBN/EAN: 9784893580917. Inventory No: 0126721. Good Condition
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (First Edited by H. W. Fowler and F. G. Fowler) Oxford ;
Thompson, Della (Editor),
ISBN: 0198613199
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995. Ninth Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Ninth Edition. preface, English over fifteen centuries, using this dictionary, abbreviations used in the dictionary, note on proprietary status, 17 appendices and index. Black coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip with blue coloured splatter to the textblock edges. The Oxford dictionary – concise version. Softening to the backstrip edges with bumping of the top and rear corners of the front panel. Rubbing of the book panels. Some marks and offset tanning to the endpapers. The lower right-hand corner of the pages, from the half title page to page XII, have become dog eared. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the rear paste-down. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [7], VIII - XI, [2], 1672, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; Books for Writers. ISBN: 0198613199. ISBN/EAN: 9780198613190. Inventory No: 0120014. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
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Never Rub Bottoms with a Porcupine! and Other Gems from the New Statesman Weekend Competitions 1968 -1978
Marshall, Arthur – Selector,
ISBN: 0048270199
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1979. Third Impression
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Michael ffolkes . Third Impression. foreword by Arthur Marshall, Honours Board and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white cartoons by Michael ffolkes. Colour illustrated laminated boards, illustration supplied by Michael ffolkes, with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The fourth anthology of prize winning entries in the New Statesman weekly prize – they offer "... splendid parodies and pastiche, often wickedly clever and always deliciously funny ..." from rear panel blurb. Rubbing of the book corners and softening of the back strip edges. Quite noticeable rubbing of the rear book panel and there is fading of the back strip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 240 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Michael ffolkes . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Britain/UK; Humour. ISBN: 0048270199. ISBN/EAN: 9780048270191. Inventory No: 0120445. Very Good Condition
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The Concise American Heritage Dictionary
Boyer, Mark et al -- Editors,
ISBN: 0395345502
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. 1.4 kg.; (2), III-XIV, (1), 2-817, (1) pages, staff, preface, guide to the dictionary and picture credits. Small black-and-white photographs and black-and-white illustrations throughout the text. Bright red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and a few marks to the text block edge. Previous owners ex-libris plate affixed to the front pastedown down. A dictionary from America, reflecting cultural and technical additions. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Language ; ISBN: 0395345502. ISBN/EAN: 9780395345504. Inventory No: 0111215. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good
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Discovery at Rosetta
Downs, Jonathan,
ISBN: 9781845295790
Constable, London, 2008. First Edition Thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition Thus. 600 g.; (6), VII-XXV, (1), 262 pages, acknowledgements, list of illustrations, list of maps, four appendices, notes, bibliography and index. At the beginning of the text are five pages of maps. Between pages 134 and 135 are eight pages of black-and-white contemporary illustrations and one black-and-white photograph. Blue coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with white and blue titles to the front panel and backstrip. " The gripping story of the Rosetta Stone, from discovery to decipherment." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Language ; ISBN: 9781845295790. Inventory No: 0111375. Very Good
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How to Write & Speak Better
Reader’s Digest,
ISBN: 0909486395
Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Acknowledgements, What This Book Does and index. Bright purple coloured endpages. Purple coloured cloth covered boards with orange and pink coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The title basically says it all, for, as "What This Book Does", page 8, states "Mastery of English is a vital asset in any field, whether it be school, business or social life. Successful people usually have a good knowledge of words and are confident, controlled and thorough in using them in speech and writing. The purpose of How to Write and Speak Better is to provide the tools and methods which you can train yourself to use English more easily, correctly, confidently and effectively." A little softening of the strip edges with some rubbing of the book panels. Light tanning of the text block edges scattered foxing present. Some faint foxing the first few and last few pages of the book. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [7], 8 - 648 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Books for Writers. ISBN: 0909486395. ISBN/EAN: 9780909486396. Inventory No: 0125506. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
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The Macquarie Thesaurus: The Book of Words
Bernard, J. R. L. -- General Editor,
ISBN: 0949757144
Macquarie Library , Dee Why, New South Wales, 1991. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. (5) 6-17 pages Then there is a section, printed on yellow coloured pages which is called a "Wordfinder" which gives numerous words and the appropriate number in which to find them in the thesaurus. Green "marbled" coloured endpapers. Bright green coloured textured boards with yellow and white titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The Macquarie Australian language thesaurus. Softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book corners. Age toning and some scattered foxing to the text block edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels with a hint of fading to the back strip. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [5], 6 -17 then the book has a further unspecified amount of pages but is numbered according to words (alphabetically arranged).. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Australia; ISBN: 0949757144. ISBN/EAN: 9780949757142. Inventory No: 0122855. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Morris’s Dictionary of Australian Words Names and Phrases
Morris Edward E., Oxon M. A.,
ISBN: 085902296X
Currey O'Neil, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. a note on the author, introduction by author and a list of abbreviations of names. Blue coloured end pages. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with blue and red coloured titles to the front panel and to the back strip. First published in 1898, this is a reprint of that work and is a pioneering work on the history and origins of Australian English. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with a little bumping of the book corners and rubbing of the book edges. Light age toning and foxing to the text block edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Noticeable fading of the back strip and handling marks to the rear panel some marks to the verso of the dustwrapper. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [5], VI - XXXII, [1], 2 - 525, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Dictionary; Australia; ISBN: 085902296X. ISBN/EAN: 9780859022965. Inventory No: 0123422. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
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The Children’s Illustrated Dictionary
Not Credited,
Juvenile Productions Ltd., London, No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: A. A. Nash. Edition Unstated. Illustrated endpapers, internal pages, boards and dustwrapper have all been drawn by A. A. Nash. 1/4 green coloured cloth covered backstrip. 3/4 colour illustrated boards with red, black and blue coloured titles. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying boards, with red, blue and black coloured titles to the front panel. No easily ascertained publication date is visible, but given the style of the illustrations probably 1950s or early 1960s. A beginner dictionary for children, illustrated, with over 600 words explained. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip, with rubbing, which has also occurred to the book edges and bumping and rubbing to the book corners. A little rubbing to the book panels and very light age toning of the internal pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head of the backstrip. The lower 0.25. "Of the backstrip is missing. There are numerous small tears to the dustwrapper edges with dissociated creasing. Rubbing and some chipping of the colour of the dustwrapper along the backstrip region of the dustwrapper and to the fold over panel creases. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (5), 6-93 pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: A. A. Nash. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Children. Inventory No: 0113915. Very Good Condition
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Talking Dirty A Bawdy Compendium of Colorful Language, Humorous Insults & Wicked Jokes
Aman, Reinhold (Ed)
ISBN: 0786701641
Carroll & Graf Pub New York 1994 
 Paperback Includes Mandarin terms of abuse, ethnic slurs. 300gms weight; 8.20 X 5.40 X 0.50 inches; 213 pages Very Good-; faint foxing side edge
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28448  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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COLLINS SPANISH COLLEGE DICTIONARY
no author
ISBN: 0004333403
Collins  1991 
 Paperback Plastic covered. 700gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages Very Good; Foxing to endpapers and sides.
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
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Neo-Melanesian - English Concise Dictionary : New Guinea Pidgin-English Language (Hippocrene Concise Dictionary Ser. )
Steinbauer, Friedrich
ISBN: 0781806569
Hippocrene Books, Incorporated New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1998 First Edition
 Soft Cover 120p.1, 900 words of New Guinea Pidgin language, as spoken in Eastern New Guinea. New condition. 200gms weight ; 8vo ; Montevideo New
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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CURRENT ENGLISH USAGE A Concise Dictionary
Wood, Frederick T
MacMillan & Co Ltd Melbourne 1962 
 Paperback Reprinted March 1963, clean text, reference book for those who wish to write good English. Not a grammar text. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 274 pages edge
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27618  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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The Elements of New Testament Greek
Wenham, J. W.
ISBN: 0521067685
Cambridge University Press  1965 
 Hardcover Book clean and sound. Index 1970 reprint. Ideal text for theological studies. 500gms weight; 270 pages Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Insect damage to side of jacket flaps.
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28085  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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501 SPANISH VERBS with CD-ROM
Kendris, Christopher And Kendris, Theodore
ISBN: 0764179845
Barron's Educational Series  2007 Sixth Edition
 Paperback New book with cd inside back cover, index, cd has exercises. 1kg weight, in stock in Victoria. ; Barron's Foreign Language Guides; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 728 pages New
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28369  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Great Lies The Ultimate Fibber’s Handbook
Donnelly, Jo
ISBN: 0207168776
Angus & Robertson (UK) London 1991 
 Paperback Everyone lies, God doesn't approve of lies, yet we all lie, parents to their children, politicians etc - anecdotes and examples. 250gms weight; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.90 inches; 182 pages Very Good; Yellowed paper
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THE NEW WEBSTER ENCYCLOPEDIC DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. 1980 Edition
Thatcher, Virginia S. (editor In Chief) ; McQueen, Alexander (Ed)
ISBN: 0832600210
Consolidated Book Publishers Chicago 1980 
 Hardcover 352p, Story of America in Pictures some colour illustrations, mostly b/w. Gold lettering to cover and edges of paper. Dictionary of Synonyms and twelve supplementary reference sections. Essay "On the Origin of Words" by Alexander McQueen. 2.75kg weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall Very Good; Yellowed margins, paler paper. Sound binding
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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DESCRIPTIVE AND COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS : A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION
Palmer, Leonard R
ISBN: 0571106900
Faber & Faber London 1978 First Edition
 Paperback Index, bibliography 500gms weight; Studies in General Linguistics; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 430 pages Very Good; Creased spine, square, tight binding, clean text
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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THE DOUBTER’S COMPANION A Dictionary of Aggressive Common Sense
Saul, John Ralston
ISBN: 0140237070
Penguin  1995 
 Paperback Alphabetical arrangement. 400gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages Very Good; Yellowed paper
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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AN ACCIDENTAL HISTORY OF WORDS A Lighthearted Look At the Things We Say
Smith, Eric
ISBN: 1862563012
Bay Books Sydney  
 Hardcover Narrow hardback, alphabetical list of intriguing origins, slang and fascinating place names. 300gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages Very Good
Price: 15.80 (AUD)
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BLOEMPJES DER VREUGD VOOR DE LIEVE JEUGD : BOUQUET VAN DE MOOIJSTE VERHAALTJES & DE VROLIJKSTE VAERSJENS VOOR JONGE HEEREN & JUFFERS EN HUNNE BRAVE OUDERS
no author
De Bezige Bij Amsterdam 1958 
 Hardcover Childrens book in Dutch with historic illustrations most in b/w but some in 2 colours. Prose and some verse. 850gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 236 pages ex-libris
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 30132  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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A Guide to Tamil by the Direct Method
Jothimuththu, P
Christian Literature Society Madras, India 1963 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover 264p, index, Tamil English; English Tamil list of words. Revised and reprinted 1963. Binding split at page iii, clean text. Jacket is split at corners, scuffed at both ends of spine, cheap paper dustjacket.; 8vo Poor in Good dust jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10992  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Words, Words Words
Peterson, Alan
ISBN: 0949054046
Fairfax Library Sydney 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover 134p, index. 'The use and misuse of english in Australia today. ' Intact jacket, looks unread.; 8vo Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Alice in Wonderland / Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie - Bilingual Italian English with sentence-by-sentence translation placed directly side by side
Carroll, Lewis translator T. Pietrocòla-Rossetti
ISBN: 1519618220
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  2015 
 Paperback As new copy. Cover shows Italian flag "forum-sprachen-lernen" but contents are Italian/English parallel text. 200gms weight ; 9 X 6 X 0.28 inches; 124 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Languages of Australia. Papers from the Australian Academy of the Humanities Symposium 1992. Occasional Paper No 14.
Schulz, Gerhard (Ed)
ISBN: 0909897271
Australian Academy of the Humanities Canberra 1993 First Edition
 Soft Cover 166p. Clean text. ; 8vo Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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ACCOMODATING BROCOLLI IN THE CEMETARY Or why Can’t Anybody Spell
Cook, Vivian
ISBN: 1861976232
Profile Books London 2004 First Edition
 Hardcover Theme index. "This book is a celebration of spelling." "This delightful, quick-footed book celebrates the English language by exploring the rich treasure house of spelling in all its variety - setting tests and proposing rules, with illuminating quotations and tantalising lists Headrillaz and Misteeq; Naming Pop Groups; miniscule parallels; n-letters; the three-letter rule; Faeder ure pup e eart on heofunum; UK number plates; HipHop spelling; East Anglian place-names; the E-cancellation spelling test - these are just some of the intriguing subjects presented in this must-have, must-give little book. 250gms weight ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 154 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Everyday Cantonese
Man, Chik Hon
ISBN: 9622220010
Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong  Revised Edition
 Soft Cover 8th printing 1994.318p. 26 lessons provide basic elements of spoken Cantonese; 8vo Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1873  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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NOTES ON TRANSLATING IDIOMATIC MODERN GREEK
Trypanis, George A
C Cacoulides Athens  
 Paperback Preface to revised reprint dated 1954. Intended for Greek students preparing for University of Cambridge Local Examinations, translation texts in Greek. Modern Greek prose, extracts for translations. 200gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages paper. Pencil marks to text in places.
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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A History of the English Language
Baugh, Albert C
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1959 Second Edition
 Hard Cover 1962reprint. 506p, illustrated, index. Stain to edge which doesn't affect text or margin. Owne's name on inside cover top corner. Gold lettering to spine, wear to base of spine and bottom corner, stain to top edge of back cover; 8vo Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2913  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Random House Japanese-English English Japanese Dictionary
Nakao, Seigo
Ballantine New York 1995 
 Mass Market Paperbac 666p. 50, 000 entries. Crease to top corner of cover, bottom corner of back cover, none to spine. ; 12mo Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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The Game of Words
Espy, Willard R
ISBN: 0517177846
Bramhall House New York 1972 
 Hard Cover 280p, index. A sampler of wordplay - puns, anagrams, acrostics, verse. Gift inscription on ffep with name on top corner removed. Top edge of jacket browned. ; 8vo Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 14.35 (AUD)
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Dermo! : the Real Russian Tolstoy Never Used. Translated by Laura E Wilson
Topol, Edward
ISBN: 0452277450
Plume New York, New York, U. S. A. 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover 140p, b/w drawings, gide to Russian slang and curses. 250gms weight; 8vo Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13027  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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LA SYMPHONIE PASTORALE
Gide, Andre; Shackleton, M (Ed)
ISBN: 0900882239
Australasian Publishing Company  1966 
 Hardcover Reprinted 1969. Index, french text with english notes and dictionary. 200gms weight ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 126 pages Very Good; Owner's name top corner of front page.
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22928  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THE STRUCTURE OF BAHASA INDONESIA
Sarumpaet, J. P
ISBN: 0959961348
Sahata Publications Melbourne 1977 Third Edition
 Paperback Covered in adhesive plastic. Index. 500gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages beginning of text.
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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501 Latin Verbs Fully Conjugated in all Their Tenses in a New Easy To-To-Learn Format Alphabetically Arranged
Prior, Richard E. & Wohlberg, Joseph
ISBN: 0812090500
Barron's Educational Series New York 1995 
 Paperback Clean text, no creases. Index. 750gms weight; 501 Verbs; 8.82 X 5.98 X 1.18 inches; 548 pages Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29755  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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CLASSROOM TECHNIQUES: FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Allen, Edward David & Valette, Rebecca M
ISBN: 0155076744
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich San Diego 1977 First Edition
 Paperback Index, A revised and expanded edition of Modern Language Classroom Techniques (1972) to assist teachers in supplementing existing materials. Clean text.650gms weight. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages Very Good; Edgewear to top of front cover
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14577  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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HARRAP’S STUDY AID PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY
Tyson-Ward, Sue with Gilham, Maria Julia
ISBN: 0245607382
Chambers Harrap Publishers London 2004 First Edition
 Paperback Index, 6,000 words and phrases grouped by subject. 100gms weight ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 256 pages Very Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18374  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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