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Teach Yourself English Grammar

By: Humphreys, Gordon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1947

Seller ID: 058407

Condition: Good


Clearly explains the different parts of speech & shows how to use them. Good clean hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 227 pages. View more info

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Lost for Words: The Mangling and Manipulating of the English Language

By: Humphrys, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030212

ISBN: 034083658X

Condition: Near Fine


Complains about the abuse of the English language in many quarters. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 334 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Course of French Composition Part III

By: Janton L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom, J And R. Parslaine:

Seller ID: 017403

Condition: Good


Grey cloth covers with black lettering. 130-271pp. Undated. A selection of English extracts to translate which give the pupil no more help than is strictly necessary. Occasional underlining to the text in pencil. View more info

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French Grammar (Teach Yourself Books)

By: Jenkins, E.S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press: 1973

Seller ID: 057675

ISBN: 0340057858

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean paperback with light tanning to page edges. 167 pages. Part of the 'Teach Yourself' series. Intended for the student who has already made some progress with French or those wishing to revise their grammar. View more info

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Le Voyage de M. Perrichon : Comedie En Quatre Acts

By: Labiche, E

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, D.C. Heath & Co: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013207

Condition: Very Good +


Part of the Heath's Modern Language Series. Edited with an introduction, notes, and exercises by Benj.W.Wells in English. Play in FRENCH. Clean, bright copy - 126 pages plus composition exercises. Previous owner's name to endpaper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Spanish Fare

By: Marling, Andre

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052364

Condition: Good


The author deals with all aspects of the country and its people as he gathers together the talks he gave with the English Language section of the Spanish National Radio based on his impressions during the years 1949 to 1961. Good square hardback, with the odd blemish, in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear -211 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Use and Abuse of English

By: Masson, Rosaline

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, James Thin: 1909

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 062038

Condition: Good


Covers punctuation, common errors, Scotticisms and other colloquialisms, figures of speech, the general system of English verse, the kids and forms of English verse, and rules and suggestions for compositions. Good clean paperback - 108 pages. Fading to spine and front cover. Previous owner's name and blind stamp on front endpaper. View more info

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The Story of English

By: McCrum Robert, Cran Williams, MacNeil Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1987

Seller ID: 051371

Condition: Very Good


Explores how English became the language that came to conquer the world. Written in a popular way to make it accessible to the general reader. Fully illustrated it is a stimulating and comprehensive record of spoken and written English in all its variety. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear and light surface scratches. . 384 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Fall of Napoleon : Volume 1 - The Allied Invasion of France, 1813-1814

By: Michael V. Leggiere

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063350

ISBN: 0521875420

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Cambridge Military Histories Series, providing the first complete, English-language study of the invasion of France along a front that extended from Holland to Switzerland. Clean, square, large volume hardback in a d/w - 686 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems of the English Language with Additional Poems

By: Palgrave, Francis Turner (Selected & Arranged By)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065839

Condition: Very Good


Avery good clean hardback copy of this famous book of collected poems. 555 pages including index of first lines.Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Usage and Abusage

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1963

Seller ID: 013832

Condition: Good


A guide to the use of the English language. 378 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Usage and Abusage

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052754

Condition: Good


A guide to the use of the English language. 378 pages. Slight fading to spine and tanning to pages. View more info

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J.R.R. Tolkien - Senor De La Tiera Media

By: Pearce, Joseph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain, Planeta deAgostini: 2002

Seller ID: 036360

ISBN: 8439596456

Condition: As New


TEXT IN SPANISH. As new, unread hardback. 234 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English for Technical Students

By: Potter, Frederick Felix

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons: 1928

Seller ID: 018315

Condition: Good


1920's book which aimed to help the young student express himself clearly and concisely in written English, to show him how to read in order to add to his stock of ideas and to point out the commoner dangers and pitfalls which beset him when he attempts to write down his ideas in ordinary English words and sentences. Internally clean and bright though some sunning/staining to boards/spine. 108 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Joy of Cliches: A Complete User's Guide

By: Rees, Nigel

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1984

Seller ID: 026901

ISBN: 035610401X

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. "When all's said and done, at the end of the day, each and everyone of us needs cliches. A complete user's guide to clich├ęs for every situation. 159 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Quentin Durward

By: Scott, Walter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: France, Librarie Classique Eugene Belin:

Seller ID: 014085

Condition: Fair


Text in English with French notes and biography. 289pp. Pages yellowing with age. Extraits relies par des sommaires en Francais avec des notes et une notice par M.P. Sevrette. Pages have yellowed with age. Binding is tight but boards are badly rubbed. End papers have some annotation. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Masters

By: Shipp, Horace

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061193

Condition: Good


The author gives an easy analysis of the painters' qualities in non-technical language for all to understand. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear - 128 pages including index plus 40 plates. View more info

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Essays and Studies By members of the English Association Vol XXV 1939

By: Simpson, Percy (collected by)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036526

Condition: Very Good


Essays include Houseman:1939 by H.W. Garrod; The Language of the Kingis Quair by Sir W.A. Craigie; Sir Walter Raleigh's Farewell Letter to his wife in 1603: a question of its authenticity by Agnes M.C. Latham; Eighteenth-Century Poetic Diction by Geoffrey Tillotson; Realism in English Poetry by V. de Sola Pinto and Curiosities in a Medieval Manuscript by C.L. Wrenn. A very good clean hardback copy bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 115 pages. New College Oxford stamp to front endpaper and bookplate to front pastedown. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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100 Best-loved Poems

By: Smith, Philip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mineola, NY, USA., Dover Publications Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 065547

ISBN: 0486285537

Condition: As New


Contains a chronological selection of one hundred of the greatest and best-loved poems of the English language. 101 pages including an index of alphabetical list of first lines. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

By: Stringer, Jenn (editor)

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 022435

ISBN: 0192122711

Condition: Near Fine


A unique new reference book on English-language writers and writing throughout the last century, in all major genres and from all around the world - from Joseph Conrad to Will Self, Virginia Woolf to David Mamet, Ezra Pound to Peter Carey, James Joyce to Amy Tan. With an introduction by John Sutherland. Clean, bright copy - 751 pages including appendix of literary prizes. Next post dispatch. View more info