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JAPANESE FOR BUSY PEOPLE I : The Workbook

By: Association for Japanese-Language Teaching

Price: $14.25

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 Kana Version of 'Japanese For Busy People I' . . . " Includes Introduction, 30 Lessons, Verbs, Adjectives, Answers Section. B... View more info

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

By: Butt, David, et al

Price: $26.60

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 . . . an invaluable resource for students and teachers of English as a first, second or foreign language . . . " Contents ... 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: $14.25

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 sextus ipse, and covers the latest technological developments, delivering Latin alive and kicking into the new millenium . . . Or... View more info

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THE COLLECTED ORKNEY DIALECT TALES

By: Costie, C.M.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, U.K., The Kirkwall Press: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013558

Condition: Very Good +


190pp., plus (ii). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain red boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly bumped on plain rear only. This book, somewhat difficult to read for anyone unfamiliar with Orkney vernacular - the Orkney Norn - consists of twenty-three stories collected by C.M. (Christina McKay) Costie (1902-1967), an Orkney native. Stories include children's 'entertainments', imaginative reconstructions of Orkney's past, mirthful descriptions of rural life and character, to deeply serious attempts t... View more info

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LA CAIDA DE LOS GIGANTES

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $17.10

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 weight approx. 795g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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SPANISH-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY

By: Geddes & Grossett

Price: $19.00

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 postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. View more info

THE STORY OF ESPERANTO, The International Language

By: Maddern, I.T.

Price: $21.85

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 by Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, born Bialystok, Russian Poland, 15 December, 1859. He died in 1917, the popularity of his develo... View more info

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WORDS MEAN BUSINESS: Basic Japanese Business Glossary

By: Mitsubishi Corporation (Editor: Rex Shelley)

Price: $20.90

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 Japanese Society, Group Orientation, Individual v. The Group, Facets of Japanese Social and Business Fabric, Japanese Management ... View more info

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FOCUS OP DEN HAAG

By: Pars, Hans

Price: $28.50

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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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PUMPERNICKEL MIT VEGEMITE

By: Ritter, Pat

Price: $23.75

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 depending on their level of competence. Contents include: Prelims., Kapitel 1-6. Grammar Index, more. Note: Inserted loose - an A4 s... View more info

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DER KLEINE PRINZ

By: Saint-Exupéry, Antoine De

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Germany, Karl Rauch Verlag: 1998

Seller ID: 009236

ISBN: 3792000261

Condition: Very Good +


123pp., colour, plus several b/white, art- illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Matt, art-illustrated boards in excellent condition. " Übertragung ins Deutsche von Grete und Josef Leitgeb. Mit Zeichnungen des Verfassers." A German language edition of the much-loved children's classic by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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STYLISTICS

By: Turner, G. W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010243

ISBN: 014021643X

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Printing card wrapper very good. "Stylistics is concerned with variation in the use of language, whether spoken, declaimed, broadcast or written (on hoarding or page), and George Turner explains here the numerous factors which affect the message imparted by words . . . " 8 chapters, A Note on Further Reading, Acks., Person Index, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN SCHOOLS : An Introduction for Class Teachers

By: Wales, M. L. (Edited by)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Deakin University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009204

ISBN: 0730006980

Condition: Good +


204pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to title page, some paragraph highlighting and a margin pen notation, several leaves softly corner-creased, else leaves clean and unmarked. Card wrapper, which has been neatly covered in adhesive plastic film by previous owner, has corner creases to front and rear panels, previous bookseller's small label to rear panel. " . . . seeks to highlight the philosophy and practices of TESOL (Introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) for the benefit of mainstream teachers who have... View more info

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STUNNED MULLETS & TWO-POT SCREAMERS : A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

By: Wilkes, G. A.

Price: $30.40

Publisher: South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: Fifth Edition.

Seller ID: 011187

ISBN: 0195563166

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 412pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. From the rear cover: " . . . a revealing guide to the richness and colour of the Australian language . . . This fifth edition features an expanded introduction and contains over 300 new entries. Over 900 of the previous entries have been updated . . . Provides a unique insight into Australian life and culture, the ideal companion to the Australian language that no lover of words can afford to be without . . . " Book weight approx. 630g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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MANUAL OF BUSINESS FRENCH : A Comprehensive Language Guide

By: Williams, Stuart and McAndrew-Cazorla, Nathalie

Price: $22.80

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009765

ISBN: 041512901X

Condition: Good+


414pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to first page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper softly corner creased, plus soft vertical crease to front panel, mildly edgeworn and rubbed. " . . . the essential companion for all who use French for business communication! It is divided into five sections covering all the requirements for business communication, whether written or spoken. Fully bilingual (English and French) in most sections, the manual is of equal value to the relative beginner or the fluent speaker: 40 spoken situations, from booking a ticket to ma... View more info