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Hardback. Num Pages: 224 pages, Two-color art throughout. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; DSRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 186 x 18. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Running Press,U.S.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762460779
ISBN
9780762460779
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. .
Publisher
Biteback Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785900242
ISBN
9781785900242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.33

Hardcover. Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. Other-Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and those lost for words alike. Illustrator(s): Garrity-Riley, Kelsey. Num Pages: 64 pages, Full-colour throughout. BIC Classification: CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 210 x 11. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781452125343
ISBN
9781452125343
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 12.09

Paperback. Exploring the many Latin inscriptions to be found in Reading, and what they tell us about the people and history of the town. Num Pages: 150 pages, 70 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESB; 2ADL; AMGD; CBX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 134 x 13. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Two Rivers Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
150
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901677997
ISBN
9781901677997
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.97

Paperback. .
Publisher
UNIVERSITY OF WALES PRESS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Second Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783160198
ISBN
9781783160198
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.75

Paperback. Num Pages: 301 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CBX; CFB; CFF; CFGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 25. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137550224
ISBN
9781137550224
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 101.84
€ 101.29

Hardcover. Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or, that there's a Swedish word that means a traveller's particular sense of anticipation before a trip? This book includes a collection full of surprises that will make you savour the elusive, untranslatable words that make up a language. Num Pages: 112 pages, Full colour throughout. BIC Classification: CBX; CFP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 198 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Square Peg
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780224100809
ISBN
9780224100809
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.97

Hardback. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781620402153
ISBN
9781620402153
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 16.19

Paperback. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
6th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138233690
ISBN
9781138233690
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.77

Paperback. The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 23. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Icon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785781704
ISBN
9781785781704
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.98

Paperback. Tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the Wild West wasn't won, why Americans say 'lootenant' and 'Toosday', and more. Series: Bryson. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; CBX; HBJK; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 208 x 37. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784161866
ISBN
9781784161866
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. This updated and revised edition is the authoritative guide to foreign words and phrases used in contemporary British and American English. Drawn from over 40 languages, the 6,000 entries detail the history of each word or phrase and provide selected quotations to clearly illustrate their use in the English language. Editor(s): Delahunty, Andrew. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBD; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199543687
ISBN
9780199543687
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.95

Paperback. The story of words, cultures, the OED and John Simpson, a word detective with thirty-seven years of dictionary experience and twenty years as Chief Editor of the world's most important dictionary Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: BM; CBX; CFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349141008
ISBN
9780349141008
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. Num Pages: 880 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; CBX; CFA; CFF; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 219 x 279 x 60. Weight in Grams: 2070.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691174570
ISBN
9780691174570
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 84.88
€ 69.71

Paperback. Previous edition was authored by Bloomer, Aileen. Num Pages: 488 pages, 13 colour illustrations, 14 black & white tables, 7 black & white halftones, 116 black &. BIC Classification: CBX; CF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 190 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1048.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415583381
ISBN
9780415583381
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.67

Hardcover. "Team Talk: Sporting Words and Their Origins". Series: Shire General. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; WS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 193 x 34. Weight in Grams: 434. New.
Publisher
Shire Publications
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
9780747808343
ISBN
9780747808343
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 10.98

Paperback. Lynda Mugglestone's hugely popular The Oxford History of English is republished in a reset and revised edition featuring David Crystal's new take on the future of English. With impeccable and approachable scholarship, it describes the changing sounds, words, and meanings of English. A book for everyone interested in the language. Editor(s): Mugglestone, Lynda. Num Pages: 624 pages, Tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 136 x 33. Weight in Grams: 772.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199660162
ISBN
9780199660162
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.28

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 28. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781253519
ISBN
9781781253519
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.96

Paperback. From dardledumdue, which means daydreamer in East Anglia, through forkin robbins, the Yorkshire term for earwigs, to clemt, a Lancashire word that means hungry, this title investigates an astonishingly rich variety of regional expressions, and provides insight into the history of the English language. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; WHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 116 x 17. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099514763
ISBN
9780099514763
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.70

Paperback. How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? And what do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas provides us with the meanings of these well-worn and much-loved phrases by putting these linguistic quirks in context, and explaining how and why they were first used. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 200 x 12. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Michael O´Mara Books Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782430117
ISBN
9781782430117
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.69

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