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COLLINS SPANISH DICTIONARY & GRAMMAR

By: N/A

Price: $22.80

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 countries. Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh ... View more info

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

By: Cook, Vivian

Price: $20.90

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 approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

THE NEW LIGHT ENGLISH-TIBETAN DICTIONARY

By: Dhongthog, T.G.

Price: $35.15

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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LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION (Fifth Edition)

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

Price: $25.65

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 approx. 425g. View more info

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A HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION

By: Hooke, Robert and Rowell, Judith

Price: $15.20

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 drawings, and where appropriate, photographs to illustrate the descriptions of the sounds; full descriptions of how the sounds are m... View more info

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FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation

By: Ingram, David

Price: $28.50

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 students alike with a cogent and closely analysed exposition of how children acquire language in real time . . . " Contents inc... View more info

A BASIC COURSE IN GULF ARABIC

By: Qafisheh, Hamdi A.

Price: $26.60

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. Book weight approx. 770g. 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: $31.35

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 current use and setting out their meanings in an easily-read style . . . " Book weight approx. 485g. 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: $22.80

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. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

BHARGAVA'S STANDARD ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE [Anglo-Hindi Edition]

By: [Compiled by] Prof. R.C. Pathak

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Bhargava Book Depot: 1997

Edition: 12th Edition

Seller ID: 002013

Condition: Good+


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 ... View more info

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ADVANCED DICTIONARY English Indonesian. Indonesian-English

By: [Reality Team]

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Indonesia, Reality Publisher: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009183

ISBN: 9791004153

Condition: Very Good +


958pp. Thumb index. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Plain white card wrapper. Maroon vinyl slipcover, with gilt titles to spine and front panel and gilt reinforced front foredge corners, negligibly scuffed only. Contents include: Preface (Indonesian), A Guide To Pronunciation, A-Z English-Indonesian, A-Z Indonesian-English, Regular Verbs, Irregular Verbs, Tenses. Book weight approx. 1.52 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. View more info