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There are 130 books in this catalogue.
Espy, Willard:  The Game of Words
Book Number: 20522
Bramhall New York 1972 8vo. hardcover. 279pp. index. good/good d/w.
Keywords: word games pidgin english conundrums cliches riddles hononyms language palindromes
Price: $12.00


Baker, Sidney J.:  Australia Speaks
Book Number: 21331
Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press, 1953 8vo. hardcover. 336pp. index. very good, owner's signature on fep. / good, chipped d/w.
Keywords: australian language slang talking speech english idiom
Price: $20.00


Montague, C.E.:  A Writer's Notes on His Trade.
Book Number: 21899
Port Wahington, N.Y. Kennikat Press. 1969 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 254pp. very good. / no d/w.
Keywords: writing writers authors books english language words
Price: $12.00


Smith, Patrick D.; Jones, Robert C.:  Police English: A Manual of Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling for Police Officers.
Book Number: 21950
Illinois.: Charles C. Thomas. 1969 8vo. hardcover. 77pp. very good, small tape mark and small pen marks on fep, small scruggin on fep. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: Grammar Punctuation Spelling Police Officers english language speaking writing
Price: $45.00


O'Grady, Anne:  The Ibis Seal
Book Number: 22538
London: Peter Davies, 1975 First Edition. 8vo. hardcover. 180pp. very good+, pages a little yellow. / very good+ d/w.'
Keywords: australian fiction novel
Price: $10.00


Bunker, M.N.:  What Handwriting Tells You About Yourself, Your Friends and Famous People
Book Number: 23097
Chicago, Nelson-Hall, 1965. 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. very good. / poor, chipped d/w.
Keywords: Handwriting graphoanalysis
Price: $15.00


Camden, Pastor Bill.:  A Descriptive Dictionary. Bislama to English
Book Number: 23753
Vila, Maropa Bookshop. 1977. 4to. softcover. 138pp. very good, bottom corner bumped.
Keywords: Bislama to English dictionary language new hebrides pidgin western pacific islands melanesian
Price: $15.00


Jaspan, M.A.:  Folk Literature of South Sumatra Redjang Ka-Ga-Nga Texts
Book Number: 23760
Canberra Australian National University 1964. 4to. softcover. 92pp. b/w illus. good, cover sunned, corners slightly bumped.
Keywords: Folk Literature of South Sumatra Redjang Ka-Ga-Nga Texts indonesian language
Price: $20.00


Desmond Morris, Peter Collett, Peter Marsh, Marie O'Shaughnessy:  Gestures Their Origins & Distribution
Book Number: 23839
London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 296pp. index, b/w illus.very good+. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: hand face eyes movement language gestures signs communication human
Price: $22.00


Lowergarde, Manfred:  How to Analyse Your Handwriting
Book Number: 24363
Marshall Cavendish 11 July, 1975 4to. hardcover. 64pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: How to Analyse Your Handwriting Lowergarde Manfred
Price: $15.00


Room, Adrian.:  Place names of the world
Book Number: 26606
Melbourne Wren 1974 8vo hardcover 216pp. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Names Geographical Place names of the world Room Adrian
Price: $12.00


Butler, Susan. (ed.):  The Macquarie Dictionary of New Words
Book Number: 28786
Macquarie 1990 4to. yellow laminated cloth hardcover.406pp. very good, page edges slightly browned.
Keywords: Macquarie Dictionary of New Words english language
Price: $15.00


Mendelson, Oscar A:  Liars and Letters Anonymous
Book Number: 30925
Melbourne, Lansdowne. 1961 8vo. hardcover. 192pp. b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w. Signed by Author. Australian handwriting analyst.' ' '
Keywords: australian law courts crime handwriting analysis
Price: $12.00


Muir, John:  John Muir in His Own Words: A Book of Quotations
Book Number: 31496
Lafayette, Calif. Great West Books 1992 8vo softcover 98pp index, b/w illus. very good. Description: The best of John Muir -- 332 quotations, the distillation of his thought, the essence of his beliefs. Muir was the foremost conservationist of his time -- nature writer, social critic, realist, a romantic, a visionary. "A long-needed collection that features an excellent subject index. Painstaking bibliographic references make this an invaluable addition to one's Muir Library." (Yosemite Association.) If asked for a succinct statement of his beliefs, Muir might have replied:
Keywords: Reference Quotations John Muir in His Own Words A Book of Quotations Muir John
Price: $12.00


Cooper, Jilly:  Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings
Book Number: 31546
Allen & Unwin 1980 4to hardcover 231pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Fiction Romance Violets and Vinegar An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings Cooper Jilly
Price: $12.00


Manhire, bill:  Mutes & earthquakes : Bill Manhire's creative writing course at Victoria
Book Number: 31651
Wellington (N.Z.) Victoria University Press 1997 8vo softcover 333pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: New Zealand literature Mutes earthquakes Bill Manhire's creative writing course at Victoria No Author
Price: $25.00


Charles Gorodon Cooper:  Journey To Heperia Scenes from the first six books of Vergil''s Aeneid. I-VI
Book Number: 32033
London, Macmillan 1959 8vo. Blue faded cloth, good clean copy. 189pp. 16 Illustrations.
Keywords: Latin Language
Price: $22.00


W. J. Woodhouse Cicero:  M. Tulli Ciceronis De Inperio Cn. Pompei Sive Pro Lege Manilia Ad Quirites Oratio
Book Number: 32035
Blackie and Son Limited 1930''s 12mo. Green cloth. good condition. Po name on ffl. Contents include Roman Policy in the East, Mithridates, Pompeius, The Pirates, Cicero, Text, Notes, Critical Appendix, Vocabulary. 128pp. Illustrated with b&w plates.
Keywords: Greek History.
Price: $25.00


Wickham, E. C.:  Selected Odes of Horace with notes for the use of a fifth form
Book Number: 32036
Oxford 1948 12mo. blue cloth. damaged spine. Illustrated with b&w plates.
Keywords: roman engravings.
Price: $22.00


James, William:  Dictionary of the German and English Languages 2 volumes
Book Number: 32627
Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz 1929 8vo. maroon cloth hardcovers. I English-Deutsch 592pp. II Deutsch-English 532pp. Good, front hinge cracked VolI, last 3 pages of volII have small piece torn out(5cm).
Keywords: Dictionary of the German and English Languages
Price: $25.00


Cowan, James:  Lights & Sirens: A Writer's Guide to Emergency Rescue Professions
Book Number: 37122
Cincinnati, Ohio Writer's Digest Books 1998 8vo softcover 246pp index. very good. Imagine the storytelling possibilities if you could throw your characters ninto the middle of a forest, avalanche or fire, filling the scenes with accurate ndescriptions and minute details of the rescue that make your writing believable, nexciting and engaging--even to the experts. In Lights and Sirens, nemergency rescue partners James and Lois Cowan take you through every dramatic nstep of search and rescue and emergency situations--from the accident scene and nthe injuries, to the rescuers and paramedics. This time-saving reference offers npractical information on 15 types of emergency professionals and their nexperiences, featuring: chapters that focus on specific professions, such as ndispatchers, dog handlers, forest and park rangers, firefighters, EMTs, nparamedics, ER personnel and more; complete profiles of each occupation--job ndescriptions, qualifications, required skills, necessary equipment, special nrisks and jargon; charts, lists, sidebars and sample scenarios that help you nsave time and get the information right; medications and equipment commonly used nat emergency scenes--from what they do, to exactly how they are administered; nand a detailed glossary of emergency injuries and illnesses and how they are ntreated. With Lights and Sirens, you can open a whole new world to your ncharacters, full of drama, action and disaster--as you write with the confidence nof knowing your story is stunningly on target.nnSYNOPSISnnDiscover how 14 rescue professionals do their jobs so your characters can do theirs. You'll learn about the history and background, qualifications, jargon and slang, tools and equipment, and get sample situations of each profession.
Keywords: how to wrte books adventure Writer's Guide Emergency Rescue Professions
Price: $15.00


Wharton, Brooke A.:  The Writer Got Screwed (But Didn't Have To): A Guide to the Legal and Business Practices of Writing for the Entertainment Industry
Book Number: 37136
New York, NY Harpercollins 1996 8vo hardcover 276pp index. very good ex-lib, missing fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Entertainment Movies Industry The Writer Got Screwed (But Didn't Have To) A Guide to the Legal and Business Practices of Writing for the Entertainment Industry Wharton Brooke A
Price: $10.00


Shaw, Harry:  Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions
Book Number: 37394
New York Mcgraw-Hill 1987 8vo hardcover 368pp. very good, owner's name on fep. / good d/w. Defines, explains, and illustrates more than 1500 of the most common mistakes in word use made in English. Includes a brief guide to more effective writing and speaking.
Keywords: Reference Dictionaries Thesauruses English (All) Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions Shaw Harry
Price: $12.00


WHITE, MARGARET:  Put It in Writing: 77 Letters That Get Results.
Book Number: 38008
Choice Books 1997 8vo softcover 155pp index. very good.
Keywords: Writing Letters Results complaining
Price: $6.00


Cuyas , Arturo y Antonio:  Gran Diccionario Cuyas Ingles - Espaņol. Espaņol - Ingles. 2 Volumes
Book Number: 38647
Instituto Del Libro 1968 8vo. hardcovers. 810pp. 748pp. very good. / poor d/ws. 2 volume Spanish - English dictionary. Heavy set extra post may apply.
Keywords: spanish english Ingles - Espaņol dictionary language Diccionario
Price: $30.00


Applied Linguistics Association of Australia:  Australian Review of Applied Linguistics Vol. 21 No. 2 1998
Book Number: 38957
ALAA 1998 8vo Softcover. 149pp. Contents includes Language Attitudes of the Vietnamese in Melbourne, Past Time Reference in Learner English, Using a Combined Approach to Teach Chinese Business Writing, Roles in Automonous Language Learining, The Structure of Callers Contributions in Talkback Radio, Animals, Embryos, Thinkers and Doers : Metaphor and Gender Representation in Hong Kong English, Interaction or Interrogation? A study of talk occurring in a sample of the 1992 VCE Italian Oral Common Assessment Task. Reviews, Author Notes, Style Sheet.
Keywords: Language Attitudes of the Vietnamese in Melbourne, Past Time Reference in Learner English, Using a Combined Approach to Teach Chinese Business Writing, Roles in Automonous Language Learining, The Structure of Callers Contributions in Talkback Radio, Anima
Price: $15.00


Applied Linguistics Association of Australia:  Australian Review of Applied Linguistics Vol. 21 No. 1 1998
Book Number: 38958
ALAA 1998 8vo Softcover. 149pp. Contents includes Can Reading strategies be Successfully Taught? Language maintenance and Language Shift: Dialect vs Italian among Italo-Australians. Can the Principle of One Person One Language Be disregarded as Unrealistically elitist? Procedural vocabulary as a device to Organize Meaning and Discourse, An Individual Approach to Imitation One Child's Strategy toward first Language Acquisition. Strategies for assisting Students with Language Difficulties. The Lexico-Syntactic Marking of Chronological Order: Insight from Vietnamese Learners of ESL Reviews, Author Notes, Books recieved Style Sheet.
Keywords: Can Reading strategies be Successfully Taught? Language maintenance and Language Shift: Dialect vs Italian among Italo-Australians. Can the Principle of One Person One Language Be disregarded as Unrealistically elitist? Procedural vocabulary as a devi
Price: $15.00


Applied Linguistics Association of Australia:  Australian Review of Applied Linguistics Vol. 20 No. 2 1997
Book Number: 38959
ALAA 1997 8vo Softcover. 149pp. Contents includes The Contribution of language learning to the Development of cultural understandings, The role of language learning in academic education, An overview. English grammar in school textbooks, A critical survey. A Model of citation options. Four adults approaches to the learning of Chinese, The structure of the accident news story;, Media research in second language settings, Tonal facilitation of code-switching. Reviews, Author Notes, Books recieved Style Sheet.
Keywords: The Contribution of language learning to the Development of cultural understandings, The role of language learning in academic education, An overview. English grammar in school textbooks, A critical survey. A Model of citation options. Four adults appr
Price: $15.00


Bickel, Lennard:  Triumph Over Darkness: The Life of Louis Braille
Book Number: 39056
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1988 8vo hardcover 167pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: 1809 1852 Triumph Over Darkness The Life of Louis Braille Bickel Lennard
Price: $15.00


Yip, Virginia:  Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook. (Routledge Grammars)
Book Number: 62626
Routledge, 2000. 8vo. softcover. 171pp. index. Very good, small owner's name inside front cover, crease on cover.
Keywords: chinese language Cantonese learning grammar
Price: $22.00



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