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Language/Journalism

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1 The Collection Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures
Ackroyd, Peter Chatto & Windus Ltd 2001 London, England First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
465 page. Grey-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. " . an anthology . revealing and fascinating . ideas and preoccupations . with the exception of five pieces, none of the writing contained in this volume has ever been collected . previously unpublished material." 102 000210 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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The Rise and Fall of Languages, Dixon, R. M. W.
2 The Rise and Fall of Languages
Dixon, R. M. W. Cambridge University Press 1997 United Kingdom First Edition 0521626544 / 9780521626545 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
169 pages. Illustrated, card cover, light edge-wear, front cover does not sit flat on pages, small crease to bottom corner, very light rubbing marks. Small crease to bottom edge of one page, small, clear water spot to rear fly-leaf, small spot to front closed page edge, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". offers a penetrating new look at a number of interrelated and hotly debated theoretical issues in comparative-historical linguistics . reexamines such notions as the constancy of the rate of linguistic change, the rigid dichotomy between genetic and contact relationship, and the simplistic family tree model of linguistic diversification." 538 001477 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Mouse or Rat? Translation as Negotiation, Eco, Umberto
3 Mouse or Rat? Translation as Negotiation
Eco, Umberto 2004 0753817985 / 9780753817988 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 630 005698 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Foreign Devil; Thirty Years of Reporting in the Far East, Hughes, Richard
4 Foreign Devil; Thirty Years of Reporting in the Far East
Hughes, Richard Andre Deutsch Limited 1972 London, England First Edition 0233963529 / 9780233963525 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
320 pages. Orange-cloth cover, some edge-wear. Illustrated, clipped jacket, edge-wear, smalled closed tears, price sticker mark to inside flap, slight age browning to edges. Ex-owner's name to front fly-leaf, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". made up of 'anecdotes and presumptions, excuses and reflections spread over thirty years of great events.' Among his reports on China in this book are a first-hand account of crime and punishment under Chairman Mao, an examination of the adaptation of classical Chinese opera to the needs of political propaganda, and some splendid vignettes revealing the human foibles behind the party line." 100 000744 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Lost for Words The Mangling and Manipulating of the English Language
Humphrys, John Hodder & Stoughton Limited 2004 Great Britain 034083658X / 9780340836583 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
334 page. Red-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, some denting to corners, otherwise clean & straight. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, small rubbing on front fold, slight peeling on top edge. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "From tired old cliches to meaningless jargon, neglected rules of grammar to empty slogans, the English language is being abused in many quarters . pokes fun at the many ways people mangle our language. . raises serious issues about people in power who use words to manipulate us." 102 000206 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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Steps in Speech Training; Step 4, McAllister, Anne H.
6 Steps in Speech Training; Step 4
McAllister, Anne H. University of London Press Ltd. 1956 London Fifth Impression Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Tebbutt, Joan Rix 
64 page, pamphlet style book, b/w illustrations thr/out. Illustrated, card cover, very minor edge wear. A few small spots of foxing to edges of pages, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. 512 001353 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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7 In Other Words a Language Lover's Guide to the Most Useful and Intriguing Words From Around the World.
Moore, C. J. Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd 2004 NSW Australia First Thus 1741144817 / 9781741144819 Hard Cover Very Good Good & Unifold Pro Sleeving 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
127 page. Blue-cloth cover, slight edge-wear. Illustrated, matt, unclipped jacket, several small marks, small liquid mark on back otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Take a trip around the world in words and unlock the meaning of some of the most insightful, intriguing and satisfying expressions on the planet, for which there are no English equivalents . defines so-called 'untranslatables', opening a window into the culture of each languarge, explaining words and phrases that in literal terms may boggle the mind." 102 000204 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows, Mueller, Andrew
8 Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
Mueller, Andrew 0980790417 / 9780980790412 Soft Cover As New 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 532 005343 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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9 Novels and Novelists; A Guide to the World of Fiction
Seymour-Smith, Martin (ed) Windward 1980 London, England First British Edition 0711200157 / 9780711200159 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Brown-board cover, minor edge/corner wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, slight stretching to edges, 1 closed tear to bottom edge. Small marks to first few pages, few small marks to closed page edges otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . the first attempt to chart the whole world of fiction, from high literature to pure entertainment, and to explore every aspect of the reading, writing and publication of novels. Above all it is a book intended to help readers explore the enormous range of fiction available to them in bookshops and libraries, and to shed light on the history and creation of novels in general." 153 000527 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature; Second Edition, Wilde, Hooton, Andrews
10 The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature; Second Edition
Wilde, Hooton, Andrews Oxford University Press 2000 Melbourne, Australia 019553381X / 9780195533811 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
833 pages. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, very slight stretching to edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". offers a comprehensive account of Australian writing from European settlement in 1788 to the 1990s. It presents the most important achievements in the major fields of fiction, poetry and drama, but considerable attention is also paid to non-fictional prose in journals, diaries, biographies and autobiographies, and to the impact of key historical events on Australian literature." 10 000812 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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