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    The Portable Curmudgeon by Jon Winokur [Compiled and Edited]

    Victor Gollancz, London, 1988. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Everett Peck. More than 1,000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world class grouches. If you can t say anything good about someone, sit right here by me. Alice Roosevelt Longworth" 299 pages. Illustrator: Everett Peck. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 0575043881. ISBN/EAN: 9780575043886. Inventory No: 233377.. 9780575043886


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    Kennedy Wit by Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. Adler, Bill, Editor

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1965. Very Good- Reprint of 1965 Bantam edition Mass Market Paperback, 126 pages, 50 pages of photos, 284 grams/10 oz. Binding is tight; no crease to spine or covers; tiny bend to upper front corner; tiny rub to corner tips; tiny tear at front fore-edge; pencil eraser size stain to front cover; minor edge wear; foxing to inside covers; pages are clean, no marks to text, no owner information, gift messages, store stamps, remaimder marks, stains, or moisture damage. Brief excerpts from Kennedy speeces. Will gift wrap, no charge, just state the occasion.. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good -/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    THIRD BOOK OF WORDS TO LIVE BY Selected and Interpreted by Seventy-Eight Eminent Men and Women by Nichols, William Editor

    New York: Simon & Schuster. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Slight soiling on endpapers. ; 224 pages .


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    QUOTE A PAGE: Play Ball!, Quotes on America's Favorite Pastime. by Eisen, Armand

    Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.: Andrews and McMeel, 1995. Very Good- 2nd printing Paperback, 373 pages, 284 grams/10 oz. Binding is solid; no spine creases; small, heavy crease and bend to bottom front corner; two small moderate creases to bottom edge of front cover; two tiny nicks to back spine edge, tiny tear and rub to bottom front spine corner; moderate wear to bottom front edge, slight wear to all other edges; pages are clean, no marks to text, no owner information, gift messages, store stamps, remaimder marks, stains, or moisture damage. Will gift wrap, no charge, just state the occasion.. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.


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    WISDOM OF SOUTHERN FOOTBALL Common Sense and Uncommon Genius from 101 Gridiron Greats by Freeman, Criswell compiled and edited by

    Nashville, TN: Walnut Grove Press. 1995. Second Printing. Softcover. 0964095572 . Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Signed by author. ; 157 pages; Signed by Author .


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    Life and Words of John F. Kennedy.. by Wood, James Playsted. Editors of Country Beautiful Magazine. Johnson, Lyndon B., Preface. Udall, Stewart L., Introduction

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scholastic Book Services, 1967. Very Good- 5th Printing Trade Paperback, 79 pages, 341 grams/12 oz. Binding is solid; horizontal spine crease, crease along spine edge of covers, small, heavy crease to bottom front corner; moderate rub to bottom front edge and front fore-edge, slight wear to other edges; spots of rubbing to spine edges; rub to corner tips; age tanning, pages are not brittle; pages are clean, no marks to text, no owner information, gift messages, store stamps, remaimder marks, stains, or moisture damage. Will gift wrap, no charge, just state the occasion.. 5th Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Penguin Pocket Book of Quotations by No Author Credited

    Penguin Books, Australia, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 0140265899. ISBN/EAN: 9780140265897. Inventory No: 228655.. 9780140265897


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    Ripples in Your Pond - A Collection of Inspirational Quotations and Illustrations by Michael Dayes

    Rhythm Publishing, Sydney, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Quotations; Australia; Self Help & Motivation; ISBN: 0646297139. ISBN/EAN: 9780646297132. Inventory No: 229198.. 9780646297132


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    Treasured Thoughts Gleaned from Many Fields by Ackermann, Carl

    Columbus, OH: The Lutheran Book Concern. Hardcover. Fair/None. One-quarter black cloth on spine and olive green paper covered boards with black titling on front, moderately soiled, with bumped corners, showing boards especially on back cover. Only marking are periodic pencil lines in margins. Sewn binding is sound. Undated. 8vo. Ships from US. BOOK INFO: Ackermann taught in the English Dept. of Capital University, Columbus, OH. A Collection of quotes covering the topics of Education; Opportunity; Ideals; Divine Guidance; Character Building; Life; Service; Special Days; The Bible; Books; Patriotism; and Miscellaneous.


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    The Oxford book of royal anecdotes by Longford, Elizabeth

    Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. The front edge of the text block has received a surface splash leaving the page edges slightly brown, but not damaging the contents. The dust jacket has a chip at the top left of the front panel and rubbing at each of the other seven corners with a short tear at the bottom right of the spine stop Elizabeth Longford has taken root advantage of the unique feature of oral anecdotes, to create a collection of anecdotes becomes a continuous history of the English monarchy. She guides the reader through the complexities of royal genealogy, and comments on the anecdotes with wit and humour. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXVI, 546, [4] pages, indexed, and with five family trees of the Royals from 871 A.D., through to QE II. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Quotations; ; England; Humour. ISBN: 0192141538. ISBN/EAN: 9780192141538. Inventory No: 0269548. . 9780192141538 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.


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    AMERICAN QUOTATIONS More Than 8,000 Quotations Arranged under 264 Subject Categories by Carruth, Gorton and Eugene Ehrlich editors

    New York NY: Wings Books. 1992. Reprint. Hardcover. 0517073617 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The ultimate reference guide to americana for speakers and writers, covering every aspect of U. S. History and American life including Government, Politics, Women's Rights, Civil Rights, Sports, Theater, Television, Greatness, Individuality, Patriotism, Humor, Wisdon and more. ; 821 pages .


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    Dictionary of quotations and proverbs – the everyman edition by Browning, D. C. – Compiler

    Octopus Books Ltd, London, 1982. Reprint. Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. All edges Gilded, gilding of the imitation leather binding. The only damage is previous owner's name sticker at the top of the imitation marbled front end page. No other damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 752 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Quotations; Reference. ISBN: 070641537X. ISBN/EAN: 9780706415377. Inventory No: 0269189. . 9780706415377 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.


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    Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations by Bynum, WF, & Porter, Roy

    Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2006. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 712 pages This stimulating collection is packed with seminal quotes charting the progress of science. . Reprint. Softcover.


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    Brewster's Twentieth Century Phrase & Fable by David Pickering, Alan Isaacs, Elizabeth Martin [Editors]

    Cassell, 1991. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. From "abominable snowman" to "zoo daddy", this dictionary supplies the details behind the origins and meanings of 5000 words and phrases which define the 20th century. New words and phrases included in this new edition include "AIDS terrorist", "Mexican wave" and "condom fatigue" 662 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 0304340596. ISBN/EAN: 9780304340590. Inventory No: 236545.. 9780304340590


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    Sheaf of Notes and Quotes for Everyday Use by Marie Lawson [Editor]

    The Central Press Pty Ltd, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 22 pages. Inscribed to previous owner on front blank endpaper. Second page has been removed. Rough cut page edges. Pages are foxed. Paper cover is browned on edges with a few small closed tears. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; Inventory No: 230580..


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    The Cat Fanatic: Quirky Quotes on Frisky Felines by Charles Elliott [Editor]

    JR Books, London, 2007. Softcover. Very Good Condition. This book is the perfect gift for cat lovers. It is a great bedside companion, and a treasure-trove of memorable thoughts and sayings. You're either a cat person or you're not, but one thing's for sure, "The Cat Fanatic" is the purrrfect read for both feline fanciers and, surprisingly, foes. Filled with hundreds of quotes that both celebrate and admonish cats, and why they do the things they do, by a wide range of personalities including Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, TS Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and more, "The Cat Fanatic" will leave you wanting to curl up with your kitty (if he lets you, that is) to laze the day away. 442 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature::Cats; Animals & Birds; Reference::Quotations. ISBN/EAN: 9781906217006. Inventory No: 237422.. 9781906217006


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    A Cook's Alphabet of Quotations by Maria Polushkin Robbins [Editor]

    Dutton, USA, 1991. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. A collection of gastronomic quotations on subjects ranging from airline food to zakuski includes comments from Queen Victoria, Julia Child, James Beard, Oscar Wilde, M.F.K. Fisher, Charles Lamb, and Marcel Proust 254 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine; Cooking, Wine & Dining; Reference::Quotations. ISBN: 052593359X. ISBN/EAN: 9780525933595. Inventory No: 241222.. 9780525933595


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    Quotations For Our Time by Dr Laurence Peter - Editor

    Souvenir, London, 1999. Trade Paperback. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. The perfect source book for today's writers and public speakers 540 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 0285633104. ISBN/EAN: 9780285633100. Inventory No: 237769.. 9780285633100


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    World's Wit and Wisdom by Lockridge, Norman – Editor

    Biltmore Publishing Company, New York, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Introduction by editor, acknowledgements, author index and subject index. Black coloured, textured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured decoration and titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "No mere collection of wit and wisdom is this book. You will delight in every one of its 5,902 tidbits of breezy, unexpurgated merriment. But even more important, in its humour-studded pages is the key to popularity – exactly the right thing to say at the right time." – from front fold over panel blurb. A little softening of the back strip edges with bumping to the top book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Faint offset tanning to the end pages with a few handling marks to the pages. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Fading to the back strip along with stains – please see photograph. Rubbing of the dustwrapper panels with a little staining of the verso of the dustwrapper. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 9 - 585, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books for Writers; Quotations; Humour. Inventory No: 0126407. .


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    In The Words of Nelson Mandela - A Little Pocketbook by Jennifer Crwys-Williams

    Michael Joseph, Great Britain, 1998. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Size: Small Format. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 071814306X. ISBN/EAN: 9780718143060. Inventory No: 226062.. 9780718143060


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    FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS by Bartlett, John

    Boston, MA: Little Brown. 1946. Eleventh Edition; Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A Collection of passages phrases and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. Edited by Christopher Morley. ; 1578 pages .


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    Popular Quotations for All Uses by Lewis Copeland [Editor]

    Dolphin Books, New York, 1961. Revised Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. 560 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference::Quotations; United States; Reference; Inventory No: 226258..


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    FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS by Bartlett, John

    Boston, MA: Little Brown. 1955. Thirteenth Edition; Fifteenth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A Collection of passages phrases and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. ; 1614 pages .


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    Fowl Play by Don Donovan

    New Holland Publishers, New Zealand, 2005. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Following the success of Woolly Wisdom and Chewing the Cud, this new title makes a welcome addition to the flock of small, but attractively packaged gift books with international appeal. Fowl Play's deliberately cliched, but perennially popular quotations, set alongside a range of amusing, full-colour photographs of hens, chicks and roosters in situ - serves up some humorous, yet intelligent observations on life. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Reference::Quotations; Reference; ISBN: 1869660943. ISBN/EAN: 9781869660949. Inventory No: 226620.. 9781869660949


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    FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS by Bartlett, John

    New York: Blue Ribbon Books. 1919. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Pages yellowing, spine weak; A Collection of passages phrases and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. ; 1454 pages .


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