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Subject: *** Book Deals, Offers, Bookshelf Promotions ***
Date Posted: 12/11/2008 10:35 AM ET
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Please post your book deals, offers and bookshelf promotions here!

Deals, offers and promotions in the main thread may be deleted without warning.

Date Posted: 5/3/2009 5:44 PM ET
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I have several foreign language books on my shelf, mostly Spanish. I'll do a 2 for 1 on all paperbacks.

Subject: 2 for 1 on Spanish Classics
Date Posted: 6/7/2009 1:51 AM ET
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If you select any of the Spanish classics I have posted, you can choose another one for free. Thanks!

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Subject: Deals on some Italian language titles
Date Posted: 6/11/2009 4:18 PM ET
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Taken, thanks. 



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Date Posted: 7/12/2009 10:22 AM ET
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I have a hardback copy of The Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases on my shelf (isbns below). Published by Oxford Univerisity Press. 

ISBN-13: 9780198631590 - ISBN-10: 0198631596
Publication Date: 11/20/1997
Pages: 512

See current deals in my signature line. Thanks!

Date Posted: 8/21/2009 12:32 AM ET
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For whatever reason, the following books are not postable on PBS, either no ISBN that I can find, or has an ISBN but is not in the PBS database. I used them all when I was a French major, so they have various degrees of writing in them, but nothing is too crazy (I am not listing the ones that had so much writing that I thought it interfered with reading). I don't want to go through the trouble of adding them all by hand, so I am offering them in the following ways:

Plays -- all titles below for 3 points
Amphytryon (Moliere)
Iphegenie (Racine)
Berenice (Racine)
Horace (Corneille)
Bajazet (Racine)

Dual-volume classics -- all titles below for 3 points
Delphine I et II (Mme de Stael)
La Nouvelle Heloise I et II (Rousseau)

Letter-based novels -- all titles below for 3 points:
Lettres Portugaises/Lettres d'une peruvienne
Lettres Neuchateloises (Charriere)
Une si longue lettre (Ba)
Caliste/Lettres ecrites de Lausanne (Charriere)

The following titles are available as a bundle for 3 points:
Rene (Chateaubriand)
Indiana (Sand)
La Religieuse (Diderot)
La Chartreuse de Parme (Stendhal)
Justine ou les malheurs de la vertu (Sade)

If you are interested or want more info, please PM me.

Date Posted: 9/2/2009 12:59 AM ET
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:)



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Subject: french books, 2 or 3 for 1 credit
Date Posted: 9/16/2009 11:12 AM ET
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The following offer has expired unless you have already contacted me


Not paying attention, I posted this in the forum before I realized it should've gone here. Can anyone tell me how to delete a post? Sorry for clogging things up! Thanks


Hi! I have the following french books available

La Vie et La Mort

Les Dieux et Dieu

L'etre et L'apparence

and the Harper Collins French Concise Dictionary

I'll do 2 for 1 on any combination of these, OR 3 for 1 if you choose the first three books (not the dictionary), because these books are thin and will be light to ship.



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Subject: Suite Francaise, in French
Date Posted: 9/22/2009 9:08 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2006
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I have this book, it has over 40 wishers, however, the edition I have is in French, and so far, none of the wishers I've Pm'd in turn want this version. I've submitted a change to the Book Data, but I know someone wants the French version, just PM me, and I'll post it directly to your WL.

 

Thanks!


Elizabeth

Date Posted: 11/6/2009 11:59 AM ET
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I have a set of Auralog "Tell Me More" German CDs w/headset (ISBN 893197026).  I thought they were really useful, especially for vocabulary.  I'll send them free to anyone who orders 2 books from my shelf (I have several German selections).

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Date Posted: 12/24/2009 12:48 AM ET
Member Since: 9/17/2009
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I have a board book of the Polish children's poem "Okulary" in good condition. 

Okulary (in Polish) :: Julian Tuwim

 

That went fast!  Maybe someone wants my French books too?

Du cote de chez Swann (French) :: Marcel Proust
Ce que la nuit raconte au jour (What the Night Tells the Day) (French) :: Hector Bianciotti

Ce que la nuit is unpostable because of minor water damage.  It's free with Swann or any other book off my shelf; PM me when you order.



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Date Posted: 1/8/2010 12:33 PM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2009
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I have on my shelf-

die letzten stunden des lebens :: peter alexander hussock
ISBN-13: 9783980406406 - ISBN-10: 3980406407

Subject: Two for one on French high school text books
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 10:17 PM ET
Member Since: 3/3/2008
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I've recently posted a bunch of books to prepare for the English component of the French baccalaureate exam (last year of high school to graduate) starting at the "sixieme" level to the "terminale/BAC" level. I'm offering all those books 2 for 1 because I don't have any more room for them! The majority have no writing inside and are just extra copies I have. If you're interested just drop me a pm:)

I've also posted some English grammar textbooks (beginner to advanced level) that have no writing in them either if anyone is interested. Those are the regular one credit each.

Date Posted: 4/9/2010 12:21 PM ET
Member Since: 5/17/2009
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I have several Russian-language books on my bookshelf - novels, poetry, and history - and am happy to offer a two-for-one deal; order one and message me with the name of the other book you'd like. Thanks!

Date Posted: 12/7/2010 4:51 PM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2010
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On my bookshelf I have lots of Spanish language books, mostly textbooks and learners' books of various types. PM me and ask if you want a deal; it's likely that I'll accept.

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 5:43 PM ET
Member Since: 10/17/2006
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If you are interested in Canadian or Australian fiction, I have a cache of such books, to offer.   Plus, a handful of African, Japanese. and Latin-American.     PM me particular titles you are seeking.

Date Posted: 3/11/2011 7:19 PM ET
Member Since: 8/24/2008
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I have several Spanish textbooks (elementary school age), as well as some fiction.  I'm offering a 3 for 2 deal or 5 for 3 deal on them. 

Date Posted: 8/28/2011 10:25 PM ET
Member Since: 2/19/2009
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World Literature books on my shelf [all in English]:

Voltaire's Candide translated by John Butt, ISBN 9780140440041

The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco, ISBN 9780140259193

Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, ISBN 9781400044603

Faust Part One by Goethe, ISBN 9780140440126

The Frogs and Other Plays by Aristophanes, also includes The Wasps, and The Poet and the Women ISBN 0140441552

Three Novels by Beckett: Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable ISBN 356646



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alemoa - ,
Subject: German novels - deutsche Romane
Date Posted: 3/29/2012 1:02 AM ET
Member Since: 12/10/2011
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Hi,

I just posted a number of German "Chick Lit" easy read novels and a handful of novels of the histroic genre - not only by German authors but also in German. Most were bestsellers.

Am willing to consider offers if you take 3 or more books.

 

In German:

Hallo,

Ich habe gerade einige deutsche Buecher in mein "Buchregal" gestellt - zum einen Frauenliteratur der amuesanten Art und auch "historische" Romane.

Macht mir ein Angebot, wenn ihr 3 oder mehr Buecher haben moechtet.

Viel Spass beim Stobern!

 

Subject: ESL books available
Date Posted: 4/10/2012 6:12 PM ET
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I just posted some ESL books to my shelf, and also some to my unpostables list. I

 also have some more ESL books (in English only, and English/Chinese) which I haven't yet posted (no ISBNs) 

Please PM me if interested, thanks!

Subject: Poppy's Best Day Ever
Date Posted: 8/5/2012 9:25 AM ET
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Taken!



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Date Posted: 11/12/2012 2:41 AM ET
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Hallo alemoa - is your offer still valid??  just send you a pm

Subject: Deals 5/3 on Asian pop culture fiction and nonfiction
Date Posted: 2/15/2013 2:36 PM ET
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Check out my deals on some Asian pop culture - Fiction and Nonfiction titles, as listed below.

DEAL is 5/3 - Order 3 from this list -and Get 2 FREE from same list.

Please reply to me here on this Forum Topic, then PM me the same list of request books you want.

Include in your reply and PM the 3 Titles you are ordering for credit and the 2 FREE titles you would like from my Bookshelf.

Thanks for browsing by my Bookshelf!

1.  

2.  

3.  KITCHEN - by Banana Yoshimoto (International Bestseller)

4.  NP - by Banana Yoshimoto 

5.  HOKKAIDO POPSICLE - by Isaac Adamson (Punk noir pop romp)

6.  THE DIM SUM OF ALL THINGS - by Kim Wong Keltner   (Asian chick lit)

7.   STORY-WALLAH - edited by Shyam Selvadurai (Short Fiction from South Asian Writers)

8.   MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - by Arthur Golden (National Bestseller)

9.  THE HUNDRED SECRET SENSES - by Amy Tan (National Bestseller)

10.  A PICTURE HISTORY OF SINGAPORE - 3rd Edition - by Amy Chua



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Date Posted: 2/15/2013 2:50 PM ET
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I have many german books on my shelf and will always do a two for one on my foreign language paperbacks or hard cover and paperback.

The only exception is I don't do two hardcovers for one credit.

The genres are science fiction, fantasy, non-fiction, horror and young adult.

Thank you for looking.

Vielen Dank fuer Ihr Interesse.

Date Posted: 7/8/2013 10:40 PM ET
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