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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable [Millenium Edition]

By: Adrian Room [revised]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2001

Seller ID: 247463

ISBN: 0304358738

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The sixteenth edition of this reference on phrase and fable. Each entry has been re-read for this edition and updated where necessary. There are over a million words of text, 18,500 main entries and tens of thousands of sub-entries. This edition contains 1000 entirely new entries. 1298 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 0304358738. ISBN/EAN: 9780304358731. Inventory No: 247463. Paperback View more info

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The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames

By: Basil Cottle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 245470

ISBN: 014051032X

Condition: Good Condition


444 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 014051032X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140510324. Inventory No: 245470. Paperback View more info

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Collins Gem Scots Dictionary

By: Collins Gem

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins Gem/ HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 246757

ISBN: 000470486X

Condition: Very Good Condition


This dictionary concentrates on modern everyday Scots. It contains English definitions for Scots vocabulary. Size: Small Octavo. 266 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: foreign Language; Language & Linguistics; Reference::Dictionary. ISBN: 000470486X. ISBN/EAN: 9780004704869. Inventory No: 246757. Paperback View more info

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The Cambridge Biographical Dictionary

By: David Crystal [Editor]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge Univ. Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 246938

ISBN: 0521630991

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia is the authoritative single-volume reference work on people, both living and dead. In addition to its thousand or more pages of A-Z entries, the book offers an invaluable Ready Reference section with lists of political leaders and rulers, Nobel Prizewinners, patron saints, sports champions and many more. Acclaimed on its first publication in 1994 as a new kind of biographical reference book, the Encyclopedia is now established as a... View more info

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Collins Concise Dictionary of Quotations

By: Donald Fraser [Compiled]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: gre, Collins: 1983

Seller ID: 247166

ISBN: 0004343697

Condition: Very Good Condition


Over 8000 quotations from over 1300 authors with an extensive index. 483 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 0004343697. ISBN/EAN: 9780004343693. Inventory No: 247166. Hardcover View more info

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Technical Pocket Dictionary in 4 Languages - Part II The Leading Language Being English

By: H. Offinger

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Private Publication: 1890

Seller ID: 022525

Condition: Good


252 pages. The leading language being English. Hard cover has embossing to cover and spine. Previous owner's inscription on title page. Cover has minor scuffing. Foxing and discolouration to inside front and rear cover, endpapers and page edges. Has no. 45 written on front blank endpaper. Size: Small Format. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Foreign Language::French; Foreign Language::German; Foreign Language::Italian; Language & Linguisti... View more info

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Concise Crossword Dictionary [Pocket Reference Library]

By: HarperCollins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245362

ISBN: 1855012472

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Over 55,000 words and 80 different subject fields 503 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 1855012472. ISBN/EAN: 9781855012479. Inventory No: 245362. Hardcover View more info

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable [Centenary Edition]

By: Ivor H. Evans [Revised]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1975

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 244801

ISBN: 0304935700

Condition: Good Condition


Dust jacket has piece missing to top and bottom of front cover. 1175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 0304935700. ISBN/EAN: 9780304935703. Inventory No: 244801. Hardcover View more info

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The Macmillan Dictionary of Synonyms & Antonyms

By: Laurence Urdang [Editor]

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, MacMillan: 1991

Seller ID: 247081

ISBN: 033363408X

Condition: Good Condition


Tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 033363408X. ISBN/EAN: 9780333634080. Inventory No: 247081. Paperback View more info

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Everyman's Dictionary of First Names

By: Leslie Dunkling & William Gosling

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent: 1991

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 245287

ISBN: 0460870815

Condition: Good Condition


Non removable sticker on front cover. 306 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 0460870815. ISBN/EAN: 9780460870818. Inventory No: 245287. Paperback View more info

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Metaphors - An Annotated Dictionary - A Concise Overview of 3800 Picturesque Idiomatic Expressions normally used Subconsciously

By: N. E. Renton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Schwartz & Wilkinson: 1990

Seller ID: 247479

ISBN: 1863370196

Condition: Good Condition


The modern English language is remarkably full of metaphors. These occur constantly in ordinary conversation, in newspapers, on radio and on television, as well as in more serious literature. Metaphors improve speech and writing by conveying shades of meaning more succinctly than ordinary phrases. This fascinating book discusses the subject in some detail. An entertaining introduction leads into a dictionary of metaphors, a thematic section and a thesaurus. It contains s... View more info

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Chambers Science and Technology Dictionary

By: Peter Walker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 228077

ISBN: 1852961503

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Widely recognised as the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume dictionary of it's kind, The Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has been in print (under various titles) for 59 years. This new edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded with 500 new entries and 100 in-depth panel entries. From astronomy to zoology, and genetics to general relativity, the Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology encompasses all fields of science a... View more info

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Reader's Digest Reverse Dictionary

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Reader's Digest: 1989

Seller ID: 239484

ISBN: 086438078X

Condition: Good Condition


766 pages. Spine faded. Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 086438078X. ISBN/EAN: 9780864380784. Inventory No: 239484. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Great Illustrated Dictionary A-K

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Reader's Digest: 1985

Seller ID: 246065

Condition: Near Fine Condition


936 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; Inventory No: 246065. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Oxford Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

By: Robert Allen [Editor]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 231546

ISBN: 0198604122

Condition: Good Condition


This invaluable reference work offers the best and most sought-after advice on English grammar based on Henry Fowler's original, which is still a classic text after nearly 80 years. Updated with the use of Oxford's unique language databases, it comprises over 4,200 entries giving clear recommendations on grammar, pronunciation, spelling, and writing style. This pocket-sized book gives advice on how to avoid common pitfalls in English usage, such as the split infinitive, ... View more info

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Chambers Dictionary of Etymology: The Origins and Development

By: Robert K. Barnhart [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Chambers: 2002

Seller ID: 247464

ISBN: 0550142304

Condition: Near Fine Condition


With over 30,000 entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An important etymological resource for the expert, it is also a useful reference source for the general reader. 1284 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 0550142304. ISBN/EAN: 9780550142306. Inventory No: 247464. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extr... View more info

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Dictionary of Biology

By: Wordsworth Reference

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Wordsworth Editions: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024705

ISBN: 1853263524

Condition: Very Good Condition


An alphabetical concentrate from amniotic fluid to zymogen 324 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science::Biology; Science & Technology; Reference::Dictionary. ISBN: 1853263524. ISBN/EAN: 9781853263521. Inventory No: 024705. Paperback View more info

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The Wordsworth Crossword Dictionary

By: Wordsworth Reference

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Wordsworth Reference: 1985

Seller ID: 245368

ISBN: 1853263141

Condition: Good Condition


The ultimate reference for all wordgame enthusiasts 636 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Dictionary; Reference; ISBN: 1853263141. ISBN/EAN: 9781853263149. Inventory No: 245368. Paperback View more info