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Product Description: Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'. Each theme has a short introduction giving an overview of the proverbial treatment of the topic and each proverb is accompanied by information on its date, source, and meaning...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780198778370 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'.
9780199568024 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 3, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, grouped under 250 subject headings that range from "Cats" and "Dogs" to "Achievement" and "Extravagance.

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Product Description: Ever since the first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations published over 70 years ago, this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations both past and present. The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, 'Who said that?' Find that only half-remembered line in a collection of over 20,000 quotations, comprehensively indexed for ready reference...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780199668700, titled "Oxford Dictionary of Quotations" | 8 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2014), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Ever since the first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations published over 70 years ago, this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations both past and present.
9780199237173, titled "Oxford Dictionary of Quotations" | 7 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 23, 2009), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Here is a major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available, bringing you the wit and wisdom of past and present--from the ancient adages of East and West to today's most memorable lines.
9780198607205 | 6 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2004), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Brings together thousands of quotations from every era and location in a reference that provides a thematic and keyword index and such details as the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each person.
9780198601739 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 25, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and keyword index.

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9780345331472, titled "Goren Settles the Bridge Argument" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1990), cover price $5.99 | also contains Goren Settles the Bridge Argument | About this edition: The Best Bridge Reference Book Available.

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Product Description: From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from 'Parties' to 'Punctuality', and from 'Apology' to 'Toasts', this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor) and Susan Ratcliffe (editor)

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9780199683598 | 2 box edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present.

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Product Description: A treasury of quotations coupled with a unique and insightful look at language; the perfect gift for language lovers and an essential reference for anyone looking for the right words to say. Whether you're making a speech, offering congratulations or condolences, or simply hold an interest in language, Elizabeth Knowles' insightful selection of quotations will provide inspiration...read more

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9780785825432 | Castle, July 15, 2009, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A treasury of quotations coupled with a unique and insightful look at language; the perfect gift for language lovers and an essential reference for anyone looking for the right words to say.

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Product Description: Major biography of an elder statesman of abstract painting in Britain who worked for many years in the USA.
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9781904537885 | Sansom & Company Ltd, September 15, 2009, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Major biography of an elder statesman of abstract painting in Britain who worked for many years in the USA.

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Product Description: Containing more than 5,000 quotations from authors as diverse as Bertolt Brecht, George W. Bush, Homer Simpson, Carl Sagan, William Shatner, and Desmond Tutu, this dictionary is organized alphabetically by author, with generous cross-referencing and keyword and thematic indexes...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780199208951 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.
9780198662754, titled "The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations" | 2 sub edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Compiles over five thousand quotations from the beginning of the twentieth century into the twenty-first century from a diverse group of authors including Rudy Giuliani, Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, and Walt Disney.

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9780199547463 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 2, 2008), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Containing more than 5,000 quotations from authors as diverse as Bertolt Brecht, George W.
9780198609513, titled "The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 28, 2007), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This collection offers a picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it.
9780198607342 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2003), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: This brand new collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it.

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Provides explanations about more than 150 misremembered quotations and remarks.
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780199203598 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 4, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Provides explanations about more than 150 misremembered quotations and remarks.

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Product Description: Who or what is liable to jump the shark? Who first tried to nail jelly to the wall? Who was the first to cry "Women and children first"? The answers to these and many more questions are in this fascinating book. Here in one volume you can track down the stories behind the names and sayings you come across, whether in classic literature or today's news...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780198609810, titled "Oxford Dictionary of Phrase And Fable" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 28, 2005), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: The real stories behind names and sayings, whether in classic literature or today's news, are offered in this reference in which entries identify thousands of people, places, expressions, and specialized terms from throughout the world, along with lists of related items that are considered as part of a group, and celebrated dying words.
9780198602194 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 4, 2001, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Entries identify more than twenty thousand people, places, expressions, and specialized terms from throughout the world, along with lists of related items that are considered as part of a group, and celebrated dying words.

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9780199202461, titled "Oxford Dictionary of Phrase And Fable" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 23, 2006), cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Who or what is liable to jump the shark?

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Recommends six hundred books that encourage character traits such as responsibility, perseverance, and cooperation, and contains categorized entries that give a synopsis of each book.

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9781591583707 | Libraries Unltd Inc, July 30, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Recommends six hundred books that encourage character traits such as responsibility, perseverance, and cooperation, and contains categorized entries that give a synopsis of each book.

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Product Description: Literacy and boys is currently a hot issue in education and the media. This new book by award winning authors Knowles and Smith explores the facts and research on the topic and furnishes annotations of current, relevant journal and magazine articles...read more

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9781591582120 | Libraries Unltd Inc, March 30, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Literacy and boys is currently a hot issue in education and the media.

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Contains over 9,000 quotations from 2,500 persons, alphabetically arranged by author, and includes brief textual citations. (view table of contents)
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780198607526 | 4th rev edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Contains over 9,000 quotations from 2,500 persons, alphabetically arranged by author, and includes brief textual citations.
9780198662686 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2001), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: As Emerson once said, "By necessity, by proclivity--and by delight, we all quote.

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Product Description: Book clubs, literature circles, and reading groups are great ways to promote literacy and books to young readers. This new guide provides everything you need to run a dynamic, no-fuss book discussion group with elementary and middle school students...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781591580232 | Libraries Unltd Inc, July 30, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Book clubs, literature circles, and reading groups are great ways to promote literacy and books to young readers.

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Product Description: This new reference work draws on Oxford's unrivaled bank of online language resources to provide a wealth of fascinating and informative background detail for over 10,000 phrases and allusions used in English today. Among this plenitude are entries on African Eve, Blair Babes, Custer's Last Stand, friend of Dorothy, ground zero, Oradour, Red Queen hypothesis, shoot the messenger, and Trojan horse...read more
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780192801258 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This new reference work draws on Oxford's unrivaled bank of online language resources to provide a wealth of fascinating and informative background detail for over 10,000 phrases and allusions used in English today.

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Discusses how teachers can motivate teenagers to read, covering such topics as creating a conducive reading environment at school and the use of interactive activities to interest students. (view table of contents)

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9781563088834 | Libraries Unltd Inc, June 15, 2001, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Discusses how teachers can motivate teenagers to read, covering such topics as creating a conducive reading environment at school and the use of interactive activities to interest students.

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Product Description: This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost. It is a rich and diverse mixture of his own thoughts and writings about art and life, the history of his five decades of productive work as a painter, and reflections on the particular qualities of his art.

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9781859280416 | Lund Humphries Pub Ltd, November 1, 1994, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost.

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9780853317937 | Lund Humphries Pub Ltd, October 1, 2000, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost.

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Presents suggested topics, sample book club sessions, and an annotated book list organized by such subjects as gender equity and sports fiction to help educators launch a book club for children between kindergarten and eighth grade.

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9781563087233 | Libraries Unltd Inc, October 15, 1999, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Presents suggested topics, sample book club sessions, and an annotated book list organized by such subjects as gender equity and sports fiction to help educators launch a book club for children between kindergarten and eighth grade.

Product Description: New words are the footprints of time. To recite some of the phrases that have become popular in the 1990s--Generation X, Prozac, road rage, shock-jock, voice mail--is to fast-forward through our recent history. Now, in the second edition of The Oxford Dictionary of New Words, readers can savor a smorgasbord of new words and phrases that have been coined--or popularized--in the last ten years...read more

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9780198631521 | New sub edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1997), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Explains the meaning of over 2,000 new words and phrases in the English language and provides quotations putting each word into context

Paperback:

9780198602354 | 2nd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1999), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Explains the meaning of over 2,000 new words and phrases in the English language and provides quotations putting each word into context

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9780606208444, titled "Oxford Dictionary of New Words" | 2 edition (Demco Media, June 1, 1999), cover price $22.29 | About this edition: New words are the footprints of time.

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Gathers thousands of quotations in hundreds of subject categories (view table of contents)
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198601036 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 27, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Gathers thousands of quotations in hundreds of subject categories

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Presents over 7,000 quotations that are organized by topic, and includes an author index. (view table of contents)
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

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9780425163870 | Berkley Pub Group, August 1, 1998, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Presents over 7,000 quotations that are organized by topic, and includes an author index.

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Compiles over 10,000 quotations, proverbs, and phrases on over 350 themes, including actors and acting, elections, food and drink, schools, taxes, and the weather (view table of contents)
By Elizabeth Knowles (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198662297 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Compiles over 10,000 quotations, proverbs, and phrases on over 350 themes, including actors and acting, elections, food and drink, schools, taxes, and the weather

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Product Description: Establishing a book club is a great way to involve parents in promoting literacy to young readers. This book shows you how to start a book club in your school or community, and it provides bibliographies of literature resources for children...read more

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9781563084362 | Libraries Unltd Inc, February 15, 1997, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Establishing a book club is a great way to involve parents in promoting literacy to young readers.

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Product Description: This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost. It is a rich and diverse mixture of his own thoughts and writings about art and life, the history of his five decades of productive work as a painter, and reflections on the particular qualities of his art...read more

Hardcover:

9781859281604 | Limited edition (Scolar Pr, November 1, 1994), cover price $400.00 | About this edition: This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost.

Product Description: Never late for tea and always finishing ahead of the tortoise, Barry Flanagan's ubiquitous hare is here seen in all of its many permutations. Perennially charming, sympathetic and humorous, the hare that almost never seems to sit still here slows down long enough to be analyzed and considered in all of its quixotic depth...read more

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9780295967400 | Tate Gallery Pubn, February 1, 1987, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Never late for tea and always finishing ahead of the tortoise, Barry Flanagan's ubiquitous hare is here seen in all of its many permutations.

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