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    The New Official Rules Maxims for Muddling Through to the Twenty-First Century by Dickson, Paul

    Reading, MA: Addison Wesley Longman. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hard Cover. 0201172763 . Covered in rust-colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine. . Unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear and major fading to spine, previous owner's name stamped on front endpapers. Otherwise, this copy is clean, square & tight. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 265 pp .


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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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    Life's Little Instruction Book: 511 Reminders for a Happy and Rewarding Life (Life's Little Instruction Books) by Brown, H. Jackson

    Rutledge Hill Pr. Hardcover. 1558531211 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... . Good.


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    Familiar Quotations; A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature by Bartlett, John

    Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1938. Eleventh Edition. 1. Hard Cover. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xlviii, 1578 pp .


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    The Wisdom of Narnia by Lewis, C.S

    New York: HarperCollins Publisher, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good Fine. Baynes, Pauline. HarperCollins Very Good small oblong Hardcover in Pictorial Jacket. Mustard-colored cloth red metallic lettered. Flat, sharp, solid and tight. Pages toned else Fine. Pictorial jacket is unblemished. For lovers of the Chronicles of Narnia here is a collection of the best quotes and excerpts from all seven books. New York: HarperCollins Publisher, 2001 Second Printing. 6.25"x5.25" tall. Un-paginated.


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    Cream Of Wit - Classified Dictionary of 6000 New Laughs.... by Arkell Rod

    Florida: Rod Arkell, 1953. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Good Green cloth hardcover w/Good jacket. 1953. SIGNED/Inscribed by author on FFEP. Only one date. Moderate edge/cornerwear. 'Ding' to top edge of back cover. Spine ends scuffed. All text very clean, solid and unmarked. Illustrated jacket w/knicks, moderate wear to edges & corners. Light soil to back. Front cover very clean.. 190 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Women's Sports Shorts: 1,001 Slam-Dunk One-Liners by and About Women in Sports by Liebman, Glenn

    Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2000. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 272 pp. Binding is tight, with light rubbing on cover. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Text is otherwise tight, clean, and unmarked. Jacket shows light rubbing


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    Frankly My Dear by Greene, Katherine Greene and Richard Greene;

    Canada: Fireside, 1996. Paperback. pp168, Hundreds of quotations from such masterful quip artists as Dorothy Parker, Winston Churchill, and Groucho Marx feature some of the most clever zingers--fictional and real--of all time. Original. 20,000 first printing. NEW BOOK ! Unread, No marks .Gift quality. Our books are shrink-wrapped, and packaged to assure your book will arrive in good condition. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED


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    Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature by Bartlett John

    Boston, USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1955 Thirteenth and Centennial Edition. Completely Revised. 9th Printing. Rare edition. With an Index of Authors at the beginning of the book and a general Index at the back. Some age and shelf wear especially to dustjacket. Original dustjacket not price clipped. D/j in removable protective clear wrapper. D/j worn and torn around the edges. The boards have bumped corners. Inscription in blue ink on front endpaper. Otherwise no other internal markings, clean text pages. Tight copy. "This anniversary volume has been completely revised and edited by the editorial staff of the publishing house whose name has been connected with Bartlett's for the past ninety-two years. The section of anonymous work has been increased and reorganized for the reader's convenience. A general section includes quotations from songs, sayings, and political writings, while new selections from ballads, nursery rhymes, and foreign sayings and proverbs have been added. Finally, a number of changes have been made in format to make the new edition much easier to use. On each page the left and right columns have been designated alphabetically, so that the index references are now to columns instead of full pages. Each page of the index also carries running heads showing the first and last entry."


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    "Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced To Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature" by Bartlett, John

    Boston: "Little, Brown & Co.", 1941. Eleventh Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Dust-jacket. Brown Cloth Covers with dulled gilt lettering on black field and dulled gilt decoration on spine and front cover; covers are very lightly soiled from age and use; lower right front corner is bumped; white endpapers turning mostly on edges and gutters; fixed front endpaper has previous owner's name in upper right corner; Book Interior is clean and tight; 8vo; 1577 pages 3.34#;


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    Baturrillo de paremiologia, o Tratado de frases celebres, apotegmas proverbiales y refranes, con aplicacion a las ciencias y en especial a la agricultura by Ventue y Peralta, Benito (collected by)

    Granada, Spain: Tip. de Calixto Alvarez Lozano, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. 207 pages. Quotations, proverbs, and sayings, mostly translated into Spanish from other languages. First edition (first printing). Minor staining to pages, else a very good copy n a period binding of quarter calf over decorated paper. Original wrappers not bound in. With the bookplate of proverb collector Victor de Guinzbourg.


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    LIFE'S LITTLE INSTRUCTION BOOK: A FEW MORE SUGGESTIONS, OBSERVATIONS AND REMINDERS ON HOW TO LIVE A HAPPY AND REWARDING LIFE V. 2 by H.JACKSON BROWN

    HARPERCOLLINS, 1993. Paperback. Used; Good. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookbarn International Inventory #767072


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    Good Advice by Safire, William

    NY: Times Books. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. 1. Hard Cover. 0812910133 . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xv, 400 pp .


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    Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay with Indexes by Allibone, S. Austin

    J. B. Lippincott Company. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards, gold gilt lettering and decoration to spine, top edge of pages gilt. Fair. Moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Hardcover lacking the Dust Jacket. Contains academic or public library markings. Front hinge cracked. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. . Fair. 1903.


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    Life's Little Instruction Book by H Jackson Brown

    HarperCollins, 1999. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.


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    Hoyt's New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations . . . by Roberts, Mary Louise (Hoyt)

    Funk & Wagnalls. Hardcover. B000WU9F18 Fair. Moderate wear to head and foot of spine. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Hinges weakening. Hardcover lacking the Dust Jacket. Contains academic or public library markings. Book is oversized and/or heavy, priority or international orders will require additional shipping funds. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. . Fair.


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    Cassell's Movie Quotations by Rees, Nigel

    Cassell & Co, London, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. introduction by author and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white film stills and photography. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with red, white and gray coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Listed alphabetically, a compendium of film quotes and quotes from people involved in the film making process, or about films and their making. A little rubbing of the book corners and age toning of the text block edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Remains of a sticker can be seen to the top right hand corner of the front panel. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 7 - 432 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Quotations; ISBN: 0304353698. ISBN/EAN: 9780304353699. Inventory No: 0121528. . 9780304353699 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..


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    "Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced To Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature" by Bartlett, John

    Boston: "Little, Brown & Co.", 1941. Eleventh Edition. Hardcover. Good +/No Dust-jacket. Brown Cloth Covers with dulled gilt lettering on black field and dulled gilt decoration on spine and front cover; covers are very lightly to moderately soiled from age and use; cover edges are rubbed and spine is darkened; white endpapers turning mostly on edges and gutters; front hinge has been professionally repaired; free-front endpaper has previous owner'sgift inscription and date from the period; Book Interior is clean and tight; 8vo; 1577 pages 3.39#;


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    The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr by King, Coretta Scott (Selected and Introduced by)

    New York: Newmarket Press, 1984. Paperback. Very Good No Jacket. Newmarket Press Trade Paperback Very Good. Whisper of edge-wear on fore-edge and lower edge. Pages lightly and evenly toned. Contains: photographs, chronology, more than 120 excerpts from the great leader's speeches, sermons, and writings. The Community of Man; Racism; Civil Rights; Justice and Freedom; Faith and Religion; Nonviolence: Peace as well as Excerpts from "I've Been to the Mountain Top," April 3, 1968; "I Have a Dream," August 28, 1963; "Proclamation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by the President of the United States." Introduction by Coretta Scott King. New York: Newmarket Press, 1984 Fifteenth Printing. 5.25"x8" tall; 122pp.


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    Kleines Bucher-Uber-Buch by Hanns Bucker (ed.)

    Berlin: Herder, 1968. Softcover. Very Good. Slight surface wear, unmarked interior, quotes about books in several languages.


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    Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances by [Fitzgerald, Edward]

    London: William Pickering, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. cxlvi pages. 5-1/2 by 7 inches. The second book by Edward FitzGerald, best known for translating the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. This is an anonymously published collection of aphorisms. 'I meant it to be the best little book of its kind extant. I am not sure it be not -- but it is not as good as I intended,' FitzGerald wrote to E. B. Cowell, in February 1852. According to Terhune and Terhune, Letters of Edward Fitzgerald, vol. 2, p. 48, the author had 250 copies printed. First edition (first printing). Edges tanned, previous owner's name on rear pastedown; binding a bit shaken, else very good. A nice copy.


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    The Little Book of Humorous Quotations by Notely, David (Editor)

    Norwich, England: Jarrold. New in New dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 0711709831 . Unread, unmarked. Pictorial cover, no dj as issued. ; 48 pages .


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    Dictionary of Biographical Quotation by Kenin, Richard Wintle, Justin

    Knopf, 1978-10-12. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.


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    Ragbag of Legal Quotations by McNamara, M. Frances (comp.)

    New York: Matthew Bender & Co., Inc., 1960. Hard Cover. Very Good No Jacket/Law. Collection of legal quotations, some humorous, others serious. A very good hardcover copy with bright gilt lettering to spine and cover. Light rubbing to spine. Solid binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Indexed. NOT ex-library. 334pgs. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Law; Inventory No: 017490.


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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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