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Image for Questions Designed For The Use Of Those Engaged In The Study Of Lyman's Historical Chart. With A Key To The Names Mentioned In The Chart, And A List Of Geographical Names Of Ancient And Middle History With Their Corresponding Modern Names

Questions Designed For The Use Of Those Engaged In The Study Of Lyman's Historical Chart. With A Key To The Names Mentioned In The Chart, And A List Of Geographical Names Of Ancient And Middle History With Their Corresponding Modern Names

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: National Publishing Company / Jones Brothers & Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013637


013637: Boards are dark green with gilt lettering and emblem on front cover. Edges of board are worn and prior owner's name and date are lightly written on front flyleaf. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated, and some pages are age-darkened), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 4.75 x 6.75 in.: 125 pages View more info

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Reforger Military Dictionary : Publication #676-634

By: 3rd Armored Cavalry, US Army

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013693


013693: "Compiled by the 66th Military Intelligence Detachment, Fort Bliss, Texas, at the request of the Commander, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. During REFORGER '75 the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment experienced difficulty in communicating with German counterparts due to the apparent language barrier and the shortage of trained linguists. As a result, this dictionary of military terminology was prepared to assist all REFORGER units while operating in Germany." Co... View more info

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Reforger Military Dictionary : Publication #676-634

By: 3rd Armored Cavalry, US Army

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013694


013694: "Compiled by the 66th Military Intelligence Detachment, Fort Bliss, Texas, at the request of the Commander, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. During REFORGER '75 the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment experienced difficulty in communicating with German counterparts due to the apparent language barrier and the shortage of trained linguists. As a result, this dictionary of military terminology was prepared to assist all REFORGER units while operating in Germany." Co... View more info

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Word Abuse (How The Words We Use Use Us)

By: Corss, Donna Woolfolk

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002020


002020: Unread condition - but has "WHS" stamped on bottom of page edge. "Introduction by William Woolfolk. " Review by Publishers Weekly "Credit Word Abuse with a lively anecdotal approach, sharp perceptions, a sense of comedy. As she discusses jargon, the cliché', the euphemism, emotional word color, the 'new verbal morality' (dirty words) and other perils, Cross makes some telling points in her jaunty opus. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 ... View more info

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Information Science 101

By: Debons, Anthony

Price: $49.00

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 008437


008437: Corners of covers are lightly creased. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing or highlighting at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Helps high school and college freshman identify and understand careers in information science. With this text, author Anthony Debons, one of the early founders of the discipline of Information Science, gives attention to the role of various disciplines in the field: library/documentation, tele... View more info

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Management Basics For Information Professionals

By: Evans, G. Edward / Rugaas, Bendik / Ward, Patricia L.

Price: $74.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Neal Schuman Publishing: 2000

Store ID: 005425


005425: Copy would be considered in Excellent Condition if not Ex-Library; covers and pages are clean, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Does have Library stamp inside, title page has been neatly removed and plastic covering over bottom of spine removed where Library label was. Also has a short black mark on front plastic-covered cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This new, current, and comprehensive introduction to the management of libraries is both a succ... View more info

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Chinese Calligraphy : From Pictograph to Ideogram: The History of 214 Essential Chinese/Japanese Characters

By: Fazzioli, Edoardo

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1987

Edition: First American Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 012614


012614: No dustjacket is included. Content Chapters include: A Living Language, Six Thousand Years Old / Man / Body / To Journey / Village / Paintbrush / Dragon / Jade / Yellow / Index. "An illuminating history of the 214 Chinese symbols or radicals and how they provide a unique way to penetrate a rich, mysterious world and can reflect the history and philosophy of an entire culture." Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered... View more info

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Speech, Crime, And The Uses Of Language

By: Greenawalt, Kent

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006438


006438: Printing Number Line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Top edge of dustjacket has small stain on inside. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this book Greenawalt explores the three-way relationship between the idea of freedom of speech, the law of crimes, and the many uses of language. He begins by considering free speech as a political principle, and after a thorough and incisive analysis of the justifications commonly ... View more info

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Read & Grow Rich (How The Hidden Power Of Reading Can Make You Richer In All Areas Of Your Life)

By: Hedges, Burke

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Tampa, Florida, I N T I Pub & Resource Books Inc: 2000

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004011


004011: "Reading, like no other medium, can transform your life in a flash, and you never know which book ... At which time in your life ... Might be the one that rocks your world and inspires you in ways you never thought possible before. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.25 x 8.5 in.: 132 pages View more info

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Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English

By: Kayyali, Maher S.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Hippocrene Books: 1991

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010348


010348: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book has first 118 pages numbered in English, but contains a total of 254 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This book was first published by the Arab Institute for Research and Publishing, Carlton Tower, Sakiet El-Janzeer, Beirut-Lebanon. "Every field of human activity develops its own terms and jargon, and th... View more info

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Modern Military Dictionary: English / Arabic - Arabic / English

By: Kayyali, Maher S.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Hippocrene Books: 1991

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010349


010349: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book has first 118 pages numbered in English, but contains a total of 254 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This book was first published by the Arab Institute for Research and Publishing, Carlton Tower, Sakiet El-Janzeer, Beirut-Lebanon. "Every field of human activity develops its own terms and jargon, and th... View more info

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The Art of Public Speaking Learning Tools Suite - Ninth Edition - Version 5.0 (Includes Primary Textbook, Student CD-ROM Guidebook, Audio Abridgement CD Set, PowerWeb, & TopicFinder)

By: Lucas, Stephen E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 2008

Edition: Ninth Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 009951


009951: COMPLETE Package includes: THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING Book (ISBN 007313564X), Student CD-ROM Guidebook - Version 5.0 (ISBN 0073265322 - still shrinkwrapped), Audio Abridgement Compact Disc Set (ISBN 007321650X - still shrinkwrapped), TopicFinder (ISBN 0073216461) and access to the Public Speaking Powerweb. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 8 x 10 in.: 506 pages View more info

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How To Talk Jewish

By: Mason, Jackie / Berkow, Ira

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 006573


006573: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Jackie Mason has built his Tony Award-winning career out of the culture and language of Jewish people, so who better to instruct the unindoctrinated in the joys of Yiddish? How to Talk Jewish, a guide to 100 Yiddish words, phrases, and expressions, includes pronunciations, definitions, and examples of usage, along with Jackie's incomparable wit. Is your blind date haimish? Uh ... View more info

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How To Speak Southern

By: Mitchell, Steve

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Bantam Books: 1988

Store ID: 004028


004028: "This book is dedicated to all Yankees in the hope that it will teach them how to talk right. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 4.25 x 6.75 in. View more info

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How To Be Prepared To Think On Your Feet (And Make The Best Business Presentations Of Your Life)

By: Rafe, Stephen C.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Business: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003280


003280: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. The author, Stephen C. Rafe is the one "who coached Johnson & Johnson executives during the Tylenol crisis, AT&T executives during the divestiture, and members of Reagan's Committee on Strategic Forces. " Has short remainder mark on bottom of page block. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 228 pages View more info

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The Joy Of Signing (The New Illustrated Guide For Mastering Sign Language And The Manual Alphabet)

By: Riekehof, Lottie L.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, Gospel Publishing House: 1981

Edition: First Edition: Seventh Printing

Store ID: 010108


010108: Edges and corners of boards are lightly rubbed. Boards and pages are clean, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered but does have prior owner's name and address at top of front flyleaf as well as some pages have a pen or pencil notation on them. They seem to be intended to amplify how certain signs are to be made. These notations are why I categorize this book as in Good vs. Very Good condition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over 1300 signs have been cl... View more info

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Speaking Freely (A Guided Tour Of American English From Plymouth Rock To Silicon Valley)

By: Soukhanov, Anne H. / Flexner, Stuart Berg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004676


004676: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Here we discover not only the origin and history of many of our most delightful words but also the changing cultural conditions that produced them. With chapters on Americanisms, cyberspace, advertising, fighting words, fitness, geography, economics, sex, crime, gender, generation gaps, and many other subjects, Speaking Freely covers the whole spectrum of language in America from t... View more info

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Chinese, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-333: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013680


013680: Booklet is dated "June 24, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Chinese for American servicemen fighting in the China-Burma-India Theater during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, ... View more info

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Bulgarian, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-345: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013681


013681: Booklet is dated "December 3, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Bulgarian based on the language of Sofia, for American servicemen fighting in Bulgaria, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples and has a dark spot on the front cover, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, t... View more info

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Dutch, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-307: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013682


013682: Booklet is dated "September 13, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Dutch, for American servicemen fighting in the Netherlands, the Dutch East Indies and the other Dutch colonies, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound ... View more info

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Portuguese As Spoken In Brazil, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-301: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013683


013683: Booklet is dated "June 19, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Portuguese As Spoken In Brazil, for American servicemen fighting in Brazil and Portugal, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce,... View more info

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Italian, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-303: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013684


013684: Booklet is dated "June 2, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Italian, for American servicemen fighting in Italy, Libya and Italian West Africa, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of... View more info

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German, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-306: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013685


013685: Booklet is dated "June 24, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to German, for American servicemen fighting in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Sc... View more info

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German, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-306: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013686


013686: Booklet is dated "June 24, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to German, for American servicemen fighting in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Sc... View more info

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Spanish, A Guide To The Spoken Language : TM 30-300: Introductory Series Language Guide Series

By: War Department

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013688


013688: Booklet is dated "June 19, 1943", published by order of the Secretary of War: G. C. Marshall, and was a basic guide to Spanish, for American servicemen fighting in Spain, Spanish Morocco, South and Central America, Mexico, Caribbean, and the Philippines, during Second World War, illustrated with cartoon GIs, and filled with common situational words and phrases. Has slight darkening by spine staples, but otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bri... View more info