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German Made Simple (Revised Edition)

By: Jackson, Eugene

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2268282

ISBN: 0385199112

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Soft Cover. For almost four decades, Made Simple books have set the standard for continuing education and home study. In answer to the changing needsof today's marketplace, the Made Simple series for the '90s presents a thoroughly up-to-the-minute portfolio of skills, information, and experience, with revised and updated editions of bestselling titles, plus a whole range of new subjects from personal finance to office management to desktop publishing. View more info

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Introduction to the Hawaiian Language: An English-Hawaiian Vocabulary Comprising Five Thousand of the Commonest and Most Useful English Words and Their Equivalents, in Modern Hawaiian Speech, Correctly Pronounced, with a Complementary Hawaiian-English Vocabulary

By: Judd, Henry P.; Pukui, Mary Kawena; Stokes, John F.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tongg Publishing Company, Honolulu: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2029619

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Boards lightly rubbed, jacket flaps trimmed, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss, jacket toned, ink name on front endpaper.Good. 1943 Small Hard Cover. 314 pp. 16mo. A guide to the Hawaiian language for use by native English speakers, of significantly more interest as it was published during World War II, within two years of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese. The demand for such a volume must have become tremendous almost overnight. View more info

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The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing [The First Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Threshold of Outer Space] [Code Breakers]

By: Kahn, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2267117

Condition: Good


4th printing. Lacks jacket. Sticker remnant on rear endpaper. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 1164 pp. 8vo. Man has created codes to keep secrets and has broken codes to learn those secrets since the time of the Pharaohs. For 4,000 years, fierce battles have been waged between codemakers and codebreakers, and the story of these battles is civilization's secret history, the hidden account of how wars were won and lost, diplomatic intrigues foiled, business secrets stolen, governments ruined, computers hacked. From the XYZ Affair to the Dreyfus Affair, fr... View more info

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501 Spanish Verbs: Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses and Moods in a New Easy to Learn Format Alphabetically Arranged -- Fifth Edition

By: Kendris, Christopher & Theodore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Inc.: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2283509

ISBN: 0764124285

Condition: Very Good


Fifth edition. Faint edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. 677 pages. With more than 1 million copies in print, the new, updated edition of this all-time best selling language book of Spanish verbs is now printed in two colors for increased ease of reference. The most important and most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. This thorough guide to the use of verbs features many additional references and tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional Spanish verbs, h... View more info

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Beginnings, Middles and Ends (Elements of Fiction Writing)

By: Kress, Nancy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2278998

ISBN: 0898795508

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Reveals methods for creating a compelling story from beginning to end, discussing solutions for potential problems at each stage of the creative process. View more info

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Balloon Terms: Their Definitions and French Equivalents

By: Lahm, F.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1918

Seller ID: 2204944

ISBN: 1165326310

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1918 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. A modern facsimile of the 1918 original. Text in English and French. KEYWORDS: LAHM BALLOON TERMS DEFINITIONS FRENCH EQUIVALENTS MILITARY HISTORY TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FRANCE View more info

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Larousse Pocket French/English English/French Dictionary

By: LaRousse

Price: $3.00

Publisher: LaRousse: 1994

Seller ID: 2267992

ISBN: 2034207009

Condition: Very Good


1994 Mass Market Paperback. A helpful guide to translating between French and English. View more info

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Dictionnaire Bilingue De L'Argot D'Aujourd'Hui: Bilingual Dictionary of Today's Slang

By: Larousse

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Larousse: 1997

Seller ID: 2274316

ISBN: 2266025910

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A French/English dual-language guide to the hip new words used by the young people. View more info

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Beginning Cairo Arabic

By: Lehn, Walter; Abboud, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Texas: 1965

Seller ID: 2062492

Condition: Very Good


Two small sticker remnants on front cover. 1965 Soft Cover. Resource for learning Cairo Arabic in English. View more info

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The Oxford Universal Dictionary on Historical Principles (Third Edition, Revised with Addenda)

By: Little, William; Fowler, H.W.; Coulson, J.; Onions, C.T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1955

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2205535

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition, revised with addenda. Minor superficial split to front endpaper along hinge. 1955 Hard Cover. xxi, [1], 2515 pp. 11 x 8. Comprehensive dictionary with historical analysis & proper English usage. View more info

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Conversational Sign Language II [2]

By: Madsen, Willard J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 1995937

Condition: Very Good


Light wear. 1972 Trade Paperback. xiv, 220 pp. The second installment of his tutorial on sign language. View more info

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The Bantam New College Italian & English Dictionary

By: Melzi, Robert C.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 2200053

ISBN: 0553279475

Condition: Good


Spine creased, general wear to wrappers, ink note on front wrapper verso, top edge of front endpaper torn to remove ink name, pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. xiii, Part 1 364 pp. Part 2 355 pp. With 736 pages and 70,000 entries--no other portable Italian and English paperback dictionary offers you so much a so reasonable a price. Authoritative Italian grammatical tables, model Italian verbs, thousands of modern words and definitions in all areas of interest. View more info

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Merriam-Webster: 1997

Seller ID: 2292410

ISBN: 0877797072

Condition: Near Fine


Tenth edition. An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. This version of the renowned Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition, has a laminated hardcover. Updated annually, the current 2001 copyright gives you up-to-date coverage of the words you need today. Contains more than 215,000 clear and precise definitions,700 illustrations and separate sections for geographical and biographical names, as well as a Handbook of Style. View more info

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Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek

By: Metzger, Bruce M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bruce M. Metzger: 1973

Seller ID: 2266609

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 1973 Trade Paperback. xi, 100 pp. This venerable resource, which has served beginning language students for over fifty years, helps students maximize their study time by concentrating on the words that appear most often in the Greek New Testament. CONTENTS: Words Classified According to Their Frequency; Words Classified According to Their Root; The Indo-European Family of Languages; Prepositions in Composition with Verbs; Table of Correlative Pronouns and Adverbs; Principal Parts of Some Important Verbs; Feminine Nouns of the Second Declension; Index of Greek Words. View more info

Image for Mind Your P's and Q's: A Useful and Entertaining Book Which Puts Graphology Entirely in the Hands of the Layman and Enables Him to Analyze Any Handwriting Whatsoever Without Study or Knowledge of the Subject

Mind Your P's and Q's: A Useful and Entertaining Book Which Puts Graphology Entirely in the Hands of the Layman and Enables Him to Analyze Any Handwriting Whatsoever Without Study or Knowledge of the Subject

By: Meyer, Jerome S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1927

Seller ID: 2278825

Condition: Very Good


Spine and panels of jacket stained, front jacket flap loose but included, jacket edges heavily rubbed. Board corners lightly rubbed, pages very faintly toned. 1927 Hard Cover. 139 pp. A vintage guide to handwriting analysis with a chapter on the analysis of various well known people. View more info

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Chinese for Advanced Beginners

By: Mok, Ellie Mao

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1980

Seller ID: 1783546

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed & toned. 1980 Trade Paperback. 102 pp. Second volume of a two-volume set, a helpful guide which adds to the beginner's knowledge of spoken and written Chinese. View more info

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Introduction to the English Reader: or, a Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Poetry; Calculated to Improve the Younger Classes of Learners in Reading, and to Imbue Their Minds with the Love of Virtue to Which are Added, Rules and Observations for Assisting Children to Read with Propriety

By: Murray, Lindley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edwin T. Scott: 1826

Seller ID: 2288958

Condition: Good


1826 Edwin T. Scott printing. Preface page through page x gathering loose but included, ink name on rear endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 167 pp. A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Poetry; Calculated to Improve the Younger Classes of Learners in Reading, and to Imbue Their Minds with the Love of Virtue to Which are Added, Rules and Observations for Assisting Children to Read with Propriety View more info

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Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically (2-Volume Hardcover Set)

By: Oxford University Press

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199951

Condition: Good


1981 21st printing. Lacks publisher's slipcase and magnifying glass. Edges rubbed. 1971 Large Hardcover. 4116 pp. 12 x 9 1/4. The authoritative study of the English language, unique in that it provides historical development of words, from their earliest usage onward, with quotations from literary sources. This edition is reproduced in tiny text to make the work a more manageable size. It was originally issued in a slipcase, which included a drawer containing a magnifying glass so that the text of the volumes can be read. View more info

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A Charm of Words: Essays and Papers on Language

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2273744

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Edge wear to jacket. 1960 Hard Cover. An examination at the origins of words and the theories behind how they gained their meaning. View more info

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Just Enough Scandinavian: Danish; Norwegian; Swedish - How to Get By and Be Easily Understood

By: Passport Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Passport Books: 1984

Seller ID: 2286810

ISBN: 0844295116

Condition: Near Fine


Faint crease to spine. 1984 Mass Market Paperback. Lists useful phrases and words in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, covering situations involving accommodations, shopping, food ordering, healthcare, currency, and transportation. View more info

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Seven Thousand Words Often Mispronounced: A Complete Hand-Book of Difficulties in English Pronunciation, Including an Unusually Large Number of Proper Names and Words and Phrases from Foreign Languages

By: Phyfe, William Henry P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2266641

Condition: Fair


Fourth edition. Hinges weak with first and last couple pages loose but included, edges rubbed. 1890 Hard Cover. 491, [5] pp. Nearly 450 pages is dedicated to an alphabetical list of words with pronunciations, some of which include usage notes or references to authoritative commentary. Preceding this are: Preface; The Sounds of the English Language - Both Native and Adopted: Simple or Elementary Sounds: The Forty-Two Native or Common Elementary Sounds: Vowel-Sounds; Consonant-Sounds; The Eight Adopted or Naturalized Elementary Sounds; Compound or Diphthongal Sounds; Accent; Suggestions Concerni... View more info

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The Practical French Teacher; or, a New Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak the French Language

By: Pinney, Norman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Huntington & Savage: 1849

Seller ID: 2204939

Condition: Very Good


Text in English and French. No jacket, spine head and spine base rubbed, page ridge lightly foxed, label to front paste-down endpaper. 1849 Hard Cover. 400 pp. Text in English and French. Some of the principal advantages, which the present work is thought to offer over others on this method, are the following: An improved arrangement, fuller instruction and exercise on the subjective mood, on those tenses of the verb which present many irregularities as the first future, the present subjective, and the simple perfect, fuller explanations and exercises on the past tenses, on the use of the auxi... View more info

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How Reading Changed My Life (Library of Contemporary Thought)

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Ballantine Publishing Group: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282377

ISBN: 0345422783

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 84 pp. A recurring theme throughout Anna Quindlen's How Reading Changed My Life is the comforting premise that readers are never alone. There was waking, and there was sleeping. And then there were books, she writes, a kind of parallel universe in which anything might happen and frequently did, a universe in which I might be a newcomer but never really a stranger. My real, true world. Later, she quotes editor Hazel Rochman: Reading makes i... View more info

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Le Robert Micro Poche Dictionnaire de la Langue Francaise (French Edition)

By: Rey, Alain

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dictionnaires Le Robert: 1999

Seller ID: 2267991

ISBN: 2850362581

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front corners lightly creased. 1999 Mass Market Paperback. XXI, [3], 1376, LXVII pp. French language pocket dictionary. View more info

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The Joy of Signing: The Illustrated Guide for Mastering Sign-Language and the Manual Alphabet (Second Edition)

By: Riekehof, Lottie L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gospel Publishing House: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2284884

ISBN: 0882435205

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. 1987 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. In this standard work on sign language for the deaf, over 1500 signs have been clearly illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categories. Line drawings and step-by-step descriptions of hand positions aid rapid learning. View more info

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Words for Students of English: A Vocabulary Series for ESL (Pitt Series in English as a Second Language)

By: Rogerson, Holly Deemer; Esarey, Gary; Schmandt, Linda M. Smith, Dorolyn A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1540438

Condition: Very Good


Bright copy. 1988 Large Softcover. 215 pp. A collection of essential words for any ESL student. Includes helpful quizzes and lessons. View more info

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Egyptian Hieroglyphics: How to Read and Write Them

By: Rossini, Stephane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 2199968

ISBN: 0486260135

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1989 Large Softcover. 96 pp. Clear, easy-to-follow text tells absolute beginners how to transcribe hieroglyphs by presenting and explaining 134 phonetic elements. Included are an explanatory introduction, section on word analysis, newly enlarged pronunciation guide, tables of phonetic and figurative (or determinative) signs, and much more. View more info

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A Practical Grammar of the French Language, with Alterations and Additions

By: Rowbotham, J.; Surault, F.M.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hilliard, Gray, & Co.: 1838

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1951288

Condition: Good


Third edition. Edges rubbed, minor chip from spine head, lacks author label on spine, foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper. 1838 Full-Leather. vi, 324 pp. Original full leather, light green leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A grammar guide for students of French, with alterations and additions by a Harvard College professor of French. View more info

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The New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

By: Schaffer, Edy Garcia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon: 1995

Seller ID: 2280333

ISBN: 0380001683

Condition: Very Good


Inner wrappers lightly toned. 1995 Mass Market Paperback. With more than two million copies in print, this exhaustively researched crossword dictionary is more comprehensive than its competitors beacuse it's twice the length--featuring 70,000 entry words and 165,000 solution words. Includes newly-coined words, foreign terms, literary references, slogans, slang words, and more. View more info

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The Simon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary and Reference Book

By: Simon and Schuster

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fireside: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262186

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Ink name on front endpaper. 2003 Hard Cover. Includes up-to-date synonyms and antonyms, reference section, and much more! View more info