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COLLINS SPANISH DICTIONARY & GRAMMAR

By: N/A

Price: $21.86

Publisher: Glasgow, United Kingdom, HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: Fourth Edition, 4th Impression

Seller ID: 007857

ISBN: 0007223889

Condition: Very Good +


xvii, + 468pp. (Dictionary), + 316pp. (Grammar). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Printed card wrapper has some indentations, very light bump to head. The perfect language tool for every situation, which includes a Spanish-English, and English-Spanish, dictionary, a comprehensive guide to Spanish grammar (all with easy to read blue and black text), an in-depth treatment of key vocabulary and special entries on life and culture in Spanish-speaking ... View more info

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JAPANESE FOR BUSY PEOPLE I : The Workbook

By: Association for Japanese-Language Teaching

Price: $13.66

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 012204

ISBN: 4770019076

Condition: Very Good +


180pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn. Like-illustrated dustjacket very good+. From the rear panel: " . . . the ideal resource for any student wishing to improve oral fluency and speak Japanese at normal conversational speed. This collection of oral drills has been developed to provide practice for sentence patterns presented in both the Revised Edition and Kan... View more info

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USING FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR: An Explorer's Guide (Second Edition)

By: Butt, David, et al

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research, Macquarie University: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013092

ISBN: 1864085509

Condition: Very Good


viii, + 346pp., tables and chapter illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome illustrated card wrapper softly creased and bumped, else good. Textblock unmarked. First published in 1994, revised and corrected through later printings. This copy is the first printing of the second edition. " 'Using Functional Grammar: An Explorer's Guide' illuminates the terminology, dispels some myths and demonstrates the usefulness of functional grammar . ... View more info

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LATIN CAN BE FUN : Facetiae Latinae. A Modern Conversational Guide. Sermo Hodiernus Antique Redditus

By: Capellanus, Georg (Translated By Peter Needham)

Price: $13.66

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition, Reprint

Seller ID: 006975

ISBN: 0285633945

Condition: Very Good


160pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations by Rod McLeod, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly browned at edges. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and scuffed. "Contains hundreds of useful expressions and phrases for everyday life . . . This revised edition of a worldwide bestseller includes a new appendix on Euro 96, mostra spe omni evanescente cum ictum imbecillum direxit ad rete Germanum lusor quidam infelicissimus sext... View more info

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ACCOMODATING BROCCOLI IN THE CEMETARY : Or Why Can't Anybody Spell?

By: Cook, Vivian

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007929

ISBN: 1861976232

Condition: Very Good +


viii, + 152pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards unmarked. Illustrated, loose plastic protected dustjacket nominally scuffed. "Weird or wierd? Minuscule or miniscule? English spelling is fiendish . . . This book is a celebration of spelling, from the Lord's Prayer to graffiti, from hairdressers to poets, from texters to hip-hop fans, we love to play with words, as this gr8 book shows." Book weight ap... View more info

THE NEW LIGHT ENGLISH-TIBETAN DICTIONARY

By: Dhongthog, T.G.

Price: $33.70

Publisher: Dharmsala, Himachal, Pradesh, India, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004656

Condition: Good


xix, + 523pp. Book square. Spine lightly shaken. Foredge corners, plus head and heel of backstrip, bumped. White titles on lightly scuffed green cloth boards. Slight dampstain on head of text-block, foredge splotches on several leaves. No dustjacket. Foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama, Preface, Homage, Concluding Prayer, Hints on using the Dictionary, Key to Pronunciation, Abbreviations. Book weight approx. 800g. View more info

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LA CAIDA DE LOS GIGANTES

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $16.92

Publisher: New York, Vintage Espanol: 2010

Edition: Primera Edicion Vintage Espanol

Seller ID: 011124

ISBN: 0307741184

Condition: Very Good +


1016pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, corner crease to several at rear. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. From the back cover: " . . . Ken Follett presenta esta gran novela epica que narra la historia de cinco familias durante los anos turbulentos de la Primera Guerra Mundial, la Revolucion Rusa y la lucha de hombres y mujeres por sus derechos. La historia empieza 1911 . . . " (Fall of Giants. The first novel in the Century trilogy). Book weigh... View more info

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE : Usage, Style and Development

By: Francis, Norma

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012397

Condition: Very Good


vii, + 115pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Geometric-design card wrapper very good. A small, original seller's sticker on front endpaper, else leaves unmarked. "This book gives a concise introduction to the usage and development of English language. It offers senior students basic principles of expression and gives them the opportunity to examine these in the context of selected prose extracts. Exercises relating principles of prose writing to the extracts foll... View more info

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SPANISH-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY

By: Geddes & Grossett

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Scotland, Geddes & Grosset: 2000

Seller ID: 010014

ISBN: 1855349620

Condition: Very Good +


480pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed gloss card wrapper negligibly indented only. "An ideal introductory reference book for those with an interest in the Spanish language and culture. Over 20,000 headwords; almost 200 commonly used Spanish verbs; English irregular verbs; vocabulary listed by theme; Spanish phrases; Spanish travel and cultural information." Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra... View more info

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LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION (Fifth Edition)

By: Hayakawa, S.I. and Hayakawa, Alan R.

Price: $25.05

Publisher: U.S.A., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers: 1992

Edition: Fifth Edition, 7th Impression

Seller ID: 008649

ISBN: 0155501208

Condition: Very Good +


xvii, + 287pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Contents include: Preface, 19 chapters over two 'books', Postscript, Appendix of Applications, Selected Bibliography. A book on semantics, written by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (born Canada, 1906), based on his earlier work, 'Language in Action', first published in 1939. S.I. Hayakawa died in California in 1992. Book weight ... View more info

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A HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION

By: Hooke, Robert and Rowell, Judith

Price: $14.57

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010110

ISBN: 0713180226

Condition: Very Good +


xvi, + 248pp., b/white cartoon illustrations by Pamela Winterton. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, else leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed, previous bookseller's sticker to rear panel. PLEASE NOTE: Book only, does not include cassettes. " . . . a thorough course in the pronunciation of English sounds. Features notes on each sound in French, German, Greek, Italian, Portugese and Spanish; clear drawing... View more info

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FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation

By: Ingram, David

Price: $27.32

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009630

ISBN: 0521349168

Condition: Very Good


xi, + 572pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, soft corner crease to small section. Printed card wrapper (covered in adhesive film by previous owner) mildly edgeworn and scuffed. "Written from a linguistic perspective, it provides detailed accounts of the development of children's receptive and productive abilities in all the core areas of language - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics . . . provides advanced undergraduate and graduate stude... View more info

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A PRIMER OF MODERN ICELANDIC

By: Jonsson, Snaebjorn

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: Fifth Impession

Seller ID: 012739

Condition: Very Good


(viii) + 282pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue original cloth boards undamaged. Noticeable tape stains on both endpapers, an original seller's sticker affixed to front free endpapers, else textblock unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has tape stains on front and rear flaps, else minimal edgewear. First published in 1927, this reprint edition is an excellent resource for the student of modern Icelandic. Co... View more info

THE STORY OF ESPERANTO, The International Language

By: Maddern, I.T.

Price: $20.95

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, None Noted [Prob. Australian Esperanto society]: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004332

Condition: Good


23pp., EX-LIBRARY copy, with partially removed identifiers on front endpapers, plus coding on Contents page. Book square. Spine firm [gilt libris code there-on]. Cloth splash-stained [bleached] on rear board. Front panel of original dustjacket affixed over front board. Random fingermarks, splotches, minor margin damage, and one insignificant pen mark on leaves. A concise history and background of Esperanto, and the struggle for international acceptance. It was developed ... View more info

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WORDS MEAN BUSINESS: Basic Japanese Business Glossary

By: Mitsubishi Corporation (Editor: Rex Shelley)

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Singapore, Times Books International: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012438

ISBN: 9971651475

Condition: Very Good


232pp., several small intext sketch-illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss wrapper lightly edgeworn, splayed and creased. Textblock unmarked. Dual text: English - Japanese, on adjacent pages throughout. Altogether, 101 words and phrases have been selected for this glossary, summing up the 101 things one needs to know about the Japanese way of business . . . Contents include: Prelims., Simplified Pronunciation Guide, Basic Introduction to Japa... View more info

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FOCUS OP DEN HAAG

By: Pars, Hans

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Zaltbommel, Netherlands, Europese Bibliotheek: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010816

ISBN: 9028827315

Condition: Very Good +


Dutch language text. 168pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards negligibly surface scuffed only. Leaves clean, one leaf softly creased. No dustjacket. A post-World War Two to early 1970s photographic history of The Hague, capital city of the province of South Holland, Netherlands. Book weight approx. 645g. View more info

A BASIC COURSE IN GULF ARABIC

By: Qafisheh, Hamdi A.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona/ Beirut, Lebanon, University of Arizona/Librairie Du Liban: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000427

Condition: Good


xxii, 482pp., book square, tight. Two white labels affixed top ffep, covering old names. Laminated dustjacket has mild edgewear, clear tape reinforcing top and bottom of spine. Poorly adhered lamination has lifted in areas, [lateral lines]. Divided into 42 units, each comprising: Text, Translation, Vocabulary, Additional Vocabulary, Grammar and Drills. Printers Erratum has been addressed; lead pages of Units 9, 10, 12 have corrected pages pasted over misprinted pages. Bo... View more info

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METAPHORS : An Annotated Dictionary. A Concise Overview of 3800 Picturesque Idiomatic Expressions Normally Used Subconsciously

By: Renton, N. E.

Price: $30.06

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Schwartz & Wilkinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007851

ISBN: 1863370196

Condition: Good


549pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly browned, soft corner creases. Printed card wrapper moderately edgeworn, with soft corner creases, several faint marks. "The modern English language is remarkably full of metaphors. This book discusses the subject in some detail and includes a dictionary of metaphors, a thematic section and a thesaurus. It contains some 14,000 alphabetical entries listing over 3,800 different metaphors commonly found in curre... View more info

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WORD OF THE DAY 2 : Wordwatching: A Wonderful Look into the World of Words

By: Richards, Kel

Price: $21.86

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 007744

ISBN: 0733317650

Condition: Very Good +


191pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean, slightest hint of browning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, soft corner crease to rear. "With his passionate pleasure in language worn on his sleeve, ABC NewsRadio's resident wordsmith Kel Richards delves once more into the hidden meanings of some of the English language's more entertaining words. Idiosyncratic, erudite and engaging . . . " Book weight approx.... View more info

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PUMPERNICKEL MIT VEGEMITE

By: Ritter, Pat

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Hawthorn East, Victoria, Australia, Ritter Publications: 1999

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 012399

ISBN: 0646199382

Condition: Very Good


(iv), + 136pp., b/white intext sketch-art illustrations (Brett Willis), plus several halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Brett Willis) gloss wrapper bumped and slightly edgeworn, else good. Textblock unmarked. Containing some text in English, the majority in German, the aim of this book is to present stimulating authentic material on subjects of interest to Australian young people. It is geared to students in years 10 or 11 dependi... View more info