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1 A Fish Out Of Water.
Grange Books, Hoo nr Rochester: 2003. 1840136261 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
The origins and meanings of the food we speak. The English language is seasoned with words and phrases, idioms and expressions that owe their origins to the kitchen, the bakery, the cellar, the larder and everywhere else that food and drink is prepared and enjoyed. If you want to know why the apple of her eye might one day become a couch potato, this is the book for you. 
Price: 15.15 USD
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2 Korean - English / English - Korean Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 1998. 087052092X / 9780870520921 Third Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
This pocket-sized dictionary is specially designed for the traveler. Over 8,500 entries are supplemented with phrases addressing practicalities such as buying a ticket, customs, and immigration. 
Price: 15.85 USD
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3 Le Vocabulaire Du Commerce Exterieur.
Societe Generale, Paris: 1980. Edition DELZAN Conseil. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Livre d'occasion. 
Sommaire: VOCABULAIRE (liste alphabetique); ANNEXES: I - Lettre de credit commerciale americaine, II - Mesures anglo-saxonnes; III - Fuseaux horaires; IV - Principaux pays et leurs monnaies; V - Le reseau international de la Societe Generale. 
Price: 45.27 USD
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4 ADAMS, DOUGLAS Q. Essential Modern Greek Grammar.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1987. 0486251330 / 9780486251332 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.23 USD
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5 ALLAN, KEITH. Linguistic Meaning, Volume Two.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, New York: 1986. 0710206984 / 9780710206985 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Presents a coherent, consistent, and comprehensive account of linguistic meaning, centered around an informally presented theory of meaning. 
Price: 36.58 USD
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6 ALLEN EDWARD DAVID; VALETTE, REBECCA M. Modern Language Classroom Techniques: A Handbook.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1972. 0155618202 / 9780155618206 s Softcover. Good condition. It is ripped on the front lower right corner. 

Price: 13.06 USD
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7 BARRONS. Getting By In Portuguese. Two Cassettes.
Barrons. 0812071204 / 9780812071207 s Two audio cassettes. 
Knowing a little portuguese can make all the difference to the success of a holiday in Portugal or a business trip to a Portuguese speaking country like Brazil. Two cassettes. 
Price: 15.44 USD
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8 BASESCU, SOPHIE. The Word Bank.
Rodale Press, Emmaus: 1949. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 19.00 USD
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9 BEALE, PAUL (EDITOR). A Concise Dictionary Of Unconventional Slang And Unconventional English: From A Dictionary Of Slang And Unconventional English By Eric Partridge.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1989. 0026053500 / 9780026053501 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 10.93 USD
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10 BEARD, HENRY. Latin For All Occasions: Lingua Latina Occasionibus Omnibus.
Villard Books, New York: 1991. 0394586603 / 9780394586601 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 7.84 USD
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11 BELL, PATRICIA E. (EDITOR). Amor Et Amicitia: A Collection Of Latin Poems, Letters, And Epitaphs With Vocabulary, Notes, And Questions.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1988. 0521377366 / 9780521377362 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 23.04 USD
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12 BEN-YEHUDA, EHUD (EDITOR); WEINSTEIN, DAVID ( ASSOCIATE EDITOR). Ben- Yehuda's Pocket English- Hebrew Hebrew- English Dictionary.
Washington Square Press, New York: 1961. Second Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Cover has heavy creasing and scratches. 
Over 30,000 entries plus a comprehensive but compact explanation of grammar. 
Price: 5.46 USD
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13 BERENT, IRWIN M.; EVANS, ROD L. Weird Words.
Berkley Books, New York: 1995. 0425144046 / 9780425144046 s Softcover. Good reading copy. Water stains on some pages. Back cover soiled. 
An incredible collection of unique, unusual and useful words that will provide hours of enjoyment and a vocabulary lesson like you've never had before. Includes an Thesauro-Index. 
Price: 2.38 USD
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14 BIEN, PETER; GONCONDICAS, DIMITRI; RASSIAS, JOHN; KARANIKA, ANDROMACHE & YIANNNAKOU-BIEN, CHRYSANTHI. Greek Today: A Course In The Modern Language And Culture.
Dartmouth College Press / University Press of New England, Hanover: 2004. 1584650338 / 9781584650331 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A new approach for teaching Modern Greek, using songs, poems, cartoons, and contemporary dialogues. Greek Today presents an up-to-date communicative approach for students of Modern Greek. Aimed at the introductory to intermediate levels, it is a completely revised and expanded edition of the popular Demotic Greek I. Presenting material that relates to a wide range of cultural interests, the textbook offers twelve lessons with a total of sixty grammar points, all conveyed through dialogues that present the realities experienced by young people and adults in contemporary Greece. Lessons are supplemented by songs, poems, realia, images, and cultural texts. A large number of cartoons by Greece's eminent artist Kostas Mitropoulos provide a running commentary on modern Greek culture and its relation to Europe and the ancient Greek past. Employing a vocabulary of more than 2,000 words and introducing students to the most current Greek idioms, Greek Today also includes etymological notes on the evolution of the Greek language and the Greek roots of many English words. Beautifully illustrated, Greek Today is accompanied by a CD that contains recordings of the basic texts of each lesson, performed by Greek actors. PETER BIEN is Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus, Dartmouth College, and a former president of the Modern Greek Studies Association. DIMITRI GONDICAS is Executive Director of the Program in Hellenic Studies and Lecturer in Modern Greek at Princeton University. JOHN RASSIAS is the William R. Kenan Professor and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth College, and president of the Rassias Foundation. ANDROMACHE KARANIKA, a recent Princeton University Ph.D. in classics, is Visiting Assistant Professor at Temple University. CHRYSANTHI YIANNAKOU-BIEN is Senior Lecturer in Modern Greek, Emerita, Dartmouth College, and teacher of Modern Greek in the Accelerated Language Programs. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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15 BIRK, NEWMAN P.; BIRK, GENEVIEVE B. Understanding And Using English.
The Odyssey Press, New York: 1959. Third Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 28.03 USD
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16 BLUESTEIN, GENE. Anglish / Yiddish: Yiddish In American Life And Literature.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 1998. 0803261470 / 9780803261471 Second Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Writers have celebrated the fruitful dialogue between English and Yiddish for decades. In this engrossing lexicon, Gene Bluestein reveals the full extent of that dialogue, introducing "Anglish, or Anglicized Yiddish, in which a Yiddish word is integrated into English usage, as in 'shmo' and 'shmoozing'; and Yinglish, or Yiddishized English, in which an English word is integrated into Yiddish usage, as in 'allrightnik,' or the expression 'a Heifitz he isn't.'" Bluestein's insights into and examples of countless Yiddish expressions that have made their way into American English are fascinating and delightful. They vividly remind us of the multiculturalism of the American language and of the nation itself. The lexicon can be read selectively, like a dictionary, or straight through, as an informative and entertaining romp through a sumptuous linguistic tradition. Everywhere are the words of some of America's most distinctive voices—Saul Bellow, Cynthia Ozick, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Grace Paley, Philip Roth, Joseph Heller, and countless others. This greatly expanded and updated second edition of Anglish/Yinglish is a splendid guide to the ways Yiddish has permeated and transformed the American language. Gene Bluestein is a professor emeritus of English at California State University at Fresno. He is author of Poplore: Folk and Pop in American Culture. 
Price: 10.45 USD
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17 BLUMBERG, HARRY & LEWITTES, MORDECAI H. Modern Hebrew: A First-year Course In Reading, Grammar And Conversation.
Hebrew Publishing Company, New York: 1946. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
The authors have sought to emphasize the following: Spoken Hebrew, Reading and Grammar. Includes stories that have interesting cultural content. In addition, proverbs, songs, photographs, maps and extensive supplementary material serves to introduce the student to the rich world of Hebrew culture. 
Price: 21.84 USD
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18 BLUME, ELI Review Text In French Three Years.
AMSCO School Publications, New York: 1963. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Underlining on some pages. 

Price: 14.73 USD
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19 BREE, GERMAINE; DUFAU, MICHELINE. Recorded Exercises For Voix D'aujourd'hui.
Harcourt, Brace & World, New York: 1964. s Softcover. Good condition. Tapes not included. 

Price: 6.18 USD
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20 BREUNIG, LEROY C.; MESNARD, ANDRE; CARLSON, HELEN M.; GEEN, RENEE. Forme Et Fond; Textes Litteraires Pour L'etude De La Langue: Lectures, Exercises, Grammaire.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1965. Fourth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Underlining and notes on most pages. Stain on top edge. 
French Text. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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