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The Concise Usage and Abusage: A Modern Guide to Good English

By Partridge, Eric

New York: Philosophical Library, 1955. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 219 pages. Tan boards slightly discolored. Clean and unmarked. Nice copy lacking dustjacket..


Two-Way!! Basic Japanese Conversation Dictionary (English-Japanese & Japanese-English) Enlarged and Revised
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Two-Way!! Basic Japanese Conversation Dictionary (English-Japanese & Japanese-English) Enlarged and Revised

By Martin, Samuel E

Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1984. Book. As New. Soft cover. 270 pages. Clean and unmarked. Bright orange paper covers. Grey dustjacket with red and black titles..


Questions you always wanted to ask about English but were afraid to raise your Hand

By Nurnberg, Maxwell

New York: Pocket Books, 1972. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 258 pages with Answers & Index. "A lively and humorous guide to English usage" with exercises and answers. Pages slightly discolored but still flexible. All edges red. A nice compact paperback copy..


The Magic of Words

By Jones, Thomas C

Chicago: J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company, 1976. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 160 pages. Oxford Bound by Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, MN. About 80 selections by various authors "that demonstrate the magic of making words work to convey thoughts and feelings." Gold boards with gilt title on front cover and spine. Clean and unmarked, with small green dots to back cover..


Treasured Thoughts

By Jones, Thomas C

Chicago: J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company, 1968. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 224 pages. Oxford Bound in Leather and Fibre by Brown and Bigelow, St. Paul, MN. "Selections from many sources providing reading for casual enjoyment, thoughts for patient perusal, and nonsense for pleasant pastime" About 150 selections by various authors "made on the basis of their interest value, inspirational or humorous appeal, historical...or just plain good reading...." Light blue faux leather with gilt title on front cover and spine. Clean and unmarked. Gift quality..


French in a Nutshell

By Choquette, Joseph Southam

New York: Institute for Language Study / Funk & Wagnalls, 1967. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. First Paperback Edition. 128 pages. Stated First paperbound edition published 1967 by Funk & Wagnalls. Clean and unmarked inside, but cover is bent and scuffed from travel..


Elementary French Conversation

By Kany, Charles E. and Dondo, Mathurin

Boston: D. C. Heath and Company, 1940. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 54 pages. No publishing date, but Copyright 1940. "The purpose of this first booklet is to offer material for simple conversation to students of French when they commence the study of the language, preferably after a week or two of preliminary study in a beginning grammar." Small book: approx. 6.75" tall, 4.75" wide. Covers soiled, but text clean and unmarked..


In a Chair, Reading: The Story of a Book Lover's Life

By Quindlen, Anna

New York: Book-of-the-Month Club Book. Illus. by Peterson, Christos (Designed by). Very Good. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 28 pages. Bright blue boards with dark blue lettering. Slight bump to corners of spine. Clean and unmarked, a nice gift book..


The New Insider's Guide to Paris

New York: Random House, 1975. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 192 pages with Index, and back cover is a fold-out map. Stated Second Edition, 1975. Used, but pages are clean and bright; slight wear to cover..


Racconti italiani moderni; Moderne italienische Erzählungen

By Ausw. u. Übertr. v. Hanno Dehio (Editor)

München, Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH, 1985. Book. Mass Market Paperback. 120 pages. Italien.-Dtsch. Italian and German text. Giovanni Arpino, Dino Buzzzati, Italo Calvino, Giuseppe Marotta, Alberto Moravia, Cesare Pavese. Nice, clean contents with some soiling to cover, including what looks like a coffee stain to page edges at top corner..