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Good English: How to speak and write it: Book five, Anon
1 Anon Good English: How to speak and write it: Book five
Odhams Press 1939 Card covers Very Good. 
Light shelf wear only. pp.64. 656060 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Good English: How to speak and write it: Book two, Anon
2 Anon Good English: How to speak and write it: Book two
Odhams Press 1938 Card covers Very Good. 
Light shelf wear only. pp.64. 656059 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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The English Language: Its Beauty and Use, Anon
3 Anon The English Language: Its Beauty and Use
Odhams Press Ltd No date given [1947] Hardback no Dust Wrapper Good Illustrated with mono drawings 
112977 
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4 Baron, Naomi S Alphabet To E-mail : How Written English Evolved And Where It's Heading
Routledge 2000 0415186854 / 9780415186858 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Plus Near Fine 
Ex College library with book plate and stamps. 316pp including index. Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. B6002650 
Price: 11.25 GBP
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Use Your English: Workbook: A Course in English as a Second Language for Adults, Beech, Bridget et al
5 Beech, Bridget et al Use Your English: Workbook: A Course in English as a Second Language for Adults
Hodder and Stoughton 1981 0340254394 / 9780340254394 Large format paperback Very Good plus Illustrated in black-and-white 
Light reading wear only. 77pp. 785046 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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A Dictionary of Eponyms, Beeching, Cyril Leslie
6 Beeching, Cyril Leslie A Dictionary of Eponyms
Oxford University Press 1988 0192821563 / 9780192821560 Medium format paperback Very Good plus 
Bookplate inside front cover: 213pp 763017 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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The Superior Person's Book of Words, Bowler, Peter
7 Bowler, Peter The Superior Person's Book of Words
Bloomsbury 2002 0747553378 / 9780747553373 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Near Fine Illustrated with drawings by Roderick Mills 
UNREAD. 166pp, A compendium of rarely-used words from abecedarian to zzxjoanw ( a Maori drum, in case you ever need to use it - useful for scrabble players, though) 769077 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Adventure of English: 500AD to 2000 The Biography of a Language, Bragg, Melvyn
8 Bragg, Melvyn The Adventure of English: 500AD to 2000 The Biography of a Language
Sceptre / Hodder and Stoughton 2004 0340829931 / 9780340829936 Medium Format Paperback Near Fine Illustrated with colour and black and white art works 
In once read condition. (xii) 354pp including bibliography and index: 737036 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Pears Book of Words: How we create, destroy, use and abuse them at work and at play., Brandreth, Giles
9 Brandreth, Giles Pears Book of Words: How we create, destroy, use and abuse them at work and at play.
Pelham 1979 072071186X / 9780720711868 First Edition Fine Very Near Fine 
English is a constantly evolving language; the first half of this book documents this; the second half is a collection of word games, etymological teasers, acrostics, anagrams, malapropisms, mnemonics, puzzles and quizzes. 524292 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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Wordplay, Brandreth, Gyles
10 Brandreth, Gyles Wordplay
Severn House 1982 0727820176 / 9780727820174 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good Good 
Light reading wear only. Wrapper has edge wear and is price clipped . 320pp. 785162 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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A Word In Edgeways, Brown, Ivor
11 Brown, Ivor A Word In Edgeways
Jonathan Cape 1953 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good 
Light reading wear only. Wrapper price clipped . Bookplate and inscription on front endpaper. 128pp. The seventh book of Ivor Brown's Word series. 785150 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Having the Last Word [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR], Brown, Ivor
12 Brown, Ivor Having the Last Word [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]
Jonathan Cape 1956 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good. 
Inscribed by the author and monogrammed I.B. on front endpaper. Wrapper (now protected) has edge wear. Endpapers slightly foxed. The last of the six Ivor Brown Word Books, and as ever, a delight. 663029 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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I Give You My Word, Brown, Ivor
13 Brown, Ivor I Give You My Word
Jonathan Cape 1945 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good Worn 
Wrapper has edge wear with some loss. Covers faded. Produced to War Economy Standard. 144pp The third in the series of Ivor Brown's Word books. 785160 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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Ivor Brown's Book of Words: Comprising  A Word in Your Ear, and Just Another Word, Brown, Ivor
14 Brown, Ivor Ivor Brown's Book of Words: Comprising A Word in Your Ear, and Just Another Word
Jonathan Cape 1946 Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Light cover wear. 264pp. 785170 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Just Another Word, Brown, Ivor
15 Brown, Ivor Just Another Word
Jonathan Cape 1943 Hardback with dust wrapper Good Worn 
Wrapper has edge wear. And some small closed tears. Covers sun-faded. Produced to War Economy Standard . The second in Ivor Brown's series of Word books. 785161 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The English Language, Burchfield, Robert, With a foreword by Robert Mcrum and an afterword by John Simpson
16 Burchfield, Robert, With a foreword by Robert Mcrum and an afterword by John Simpson The English Language
The Folio Society 2008 Fourth printing Hardback in slipcase AS NEW UNREAD As NEW Frontispiece[ from 'Cries of London' 1760 
The text follows that of the 2002 edition published by Oxford University Press. 230pp including notes, bibliography and index 709021 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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A Course in Intermediate Scientific English: Teachers Book, Chaplen, Frank
17 Chaplen, Frank A Course in Intermediate Scientific English: Teachers Book
Evans Brothers Ltd 1981 0237505142 / 9780237505141 Staple bound card covers Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams and tables 
100pp. Ex College library with book plate, stamps and usual imperfections. Covers yellowing. 683035 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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18 Cholij, Mark English Basics : Practice & Revision Volumes 1, 2 and 3
Cambridge University Press 1999 0521648645 / 9780521648646 Staple bound card covers. Very Good 
THREE VOLUMES. Ex College library with book plate and stamps. In clear protective covers. B6002082 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Accomodating Brocolli In The Cemetary: or why can't anybody spell?, Cook, Vivian
19 Cook, Vivian Accomodating Brocolli In The Cemetary: or why can't anybody spell?
Profile Books 2004 Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
Ex-School or Ex-College library with bookplate, stamps and usual imperfections . Wrapper protected. Appears virtually unread, and would be Near Fine/Near Fine if it wasn't ex-Library 773051 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Names and Places: With a short dictionary of common or well-known place-names, Copley, Gordon J
20 Copley, Gordon J Names and Places: With a short dictionary of common or well-known place-names
Phoenix House 1963 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good 
Some foxing to page edges. 226pp including index 723113 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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