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The Cambridge Australian English Style Guide

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 008738


848pp 1300g of English advice - "Designed to support the work of anyone who engages with written language in Australia . . . If you've ever thought twice about the correct form or usage of a word, this is the book to guide you through the range of options available . . . " View more info

The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World

By: Adam Jacot De Boinod

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 012892


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 b... View more info

THE WAY TO WRITE FOR CHILDREN

By: Aiken Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elm Treet Books, London: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007913


Very Good condition. "Advice on plot construction, character and importance of inessential detail; discusses humour and fantasy and touches on the vexed question of the moral message." View more info

Artistry in Training: Thinking Differently About the Way You Help People to Learn

By: Burns, Stephanie

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Australia, Woodslane Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 008580


"A landmark book in the professionalisation of the occupation of corporate trainer" Book focuses on both trainer & learner. French flaps enclose 273 clean, tight, white pp. View more info

GERMAN DICTIONARY

By: Collins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 2000

Seller ID: 005944


Mini German/English Dictionary, fully revised and up-to-date. View more info

THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LANGUAGE

By: Crystal David

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007387


As New condition. "With over 600 maps, diagrams and photographs, the book is a unique source of information on the variety, structure, history and theory of language- for the student of language or literature, and all those interested in how we communicate." Heavier items may require additional postage. View more info

Sleeping on the Wing

By: Koch, K. And Farrell, K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Seller ID: 008701


Very nice, clean copy in unclipped dj. No chips or tears. An illuminating look at modern poetry which examines the work of 23 poets from Walt Whitman to Allen Ginsberg. Includes multiple samples from each poet, plus an essay that offers explanatory material as well as inspiration for the reader to craft a poem also. 313 pages. Indexed. View more info

Cambridge Paperback Guide to Literature in English

By: Ousby, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 008741


owner name inside cover, book clean, tight & white. Derived from the parent Guide to Literature in English, this volume offers in concise form over 4,000 entries on literature in English from cultures throughout the world. Writers and major works from the UK and the USA are represented, as are those from Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, India, and Africa. The coverage is broad - from the classics of English literature to the best of modern writing. Additionally, the Gui... View more info

HOW TO DO JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING IN THE OFFICE

By: Rosen Courtney and the eHow Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007266


As New condition. A concise and clear manual for office management, including personal learning skills, jobs and employment, business and finance management, and socialising in the office. 128pp View more info

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A dictionary of Australian underworld Slang

By: Simes, Gary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010101


225 pages edited by Gary Simes, Australian Underworld Slang contains two previously unpublished glossaries of Australian prison and underworld slang compiled in the 1940s and 1950s. The first was compiled in 1944 by Ted Hartley, a conscientious objector imprisoned for his political beliefs. On Hartley's release, the novelist Kylie Tennant asked him to produce the glossary to assist her in the writing of a novel about prisoners. The glossary then lay forgotten and unrecog... View more info

SANS FRONTIERS 1: METHODE DE FRANCAIS

By: Verdelhan-Bourgade Michele, Verdelhan Michel, Dominque Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cle International: 1982

Seller ID: 005668


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

EGYPTIAN ARABIC PHRASEBOOK

By: Wayne Scott

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lonely Planet: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006167


Very Good condition. View more info