Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Michael » 2013-08-10, 1:53

I couldn't possibly imagine spending my whole day uploading pictures on Unilang of books that are mostly dictionaries anyways. :shock:
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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Unknown » 2013-08-16, 0:32

Yes he sure is.....Man that guy is lucky as hell to have that many language books.

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Meera » 2013-08-16, 17:46

henrylee63 wrote:I think this person is the ultimate language book hoarder with more than 1500 books:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GD-_3nOVHQ



This is what is going to happen to me if I keep buying language books :lol:

But he is really lucky though! I'd honestly love to have all those books.
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Postby księżycowy » 2013-08-16, 20:33

Meera wrote:
henrylee63 wrote:I think this person is the ultimate language book hoarder with more than 1500 books:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GD-_3nOVHQ



This is what is going to happen to me if I keep buying language books :lol:

But he is really lucky though! I'd honestly love to have all those books.

I was starting on a huge collection.But then I started to realize I'd never get around to using over half of my books, so I'm actually going the other way and selling some off. :lol:
One of these days I'll get around to posting a picture of the remains. (Which I'm sure will still be quite a few)

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Marah » 2013-08-18, 19:37

And then you'd have to find the place to put them...
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Postby księżycowy » 2013-08-18, 23:55

Marah wrote:And then you'd have to find the place to put them...

One thing I'm constantly hearing about is how my books are "all over the house." :P

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Postby Meera » 2013-08-18, 23:56

księżycowy wrote:
Marah wrote:And then you'd have to find the place to put them...

One thing I'm constantly hearing about is how my books are "all over the house." :P


My mom and dad say the same thing all the time.
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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Shiba » 2013-09-06, 19:46

Meera wrote:
księżycowy wrote:
Marah wrote:And then you'd have to find the place to put them...

One thing I'm constantly hearing about is how my books are "all over the house." :P


My mom and dad say the same thing all the time.


Ha! In our house, it's my parents and brother who own all the language books. I own one, for Norwegian; between them, they've got a collection of Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Sotho, Tswana and Japanese (not to mention all the bilingual dictionaries, including one for Latin, as well as tons of Afrikaans schoolbooks).

I once mentioned some or other statistic related to the amount of people who own books in South Africa - something ridiculously low, like <10% or something (I doubt that's actually true, though!), to which my mom replied, "Well, we make up for that." :P
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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby Meera » 2013-10-07, 20:36

Here are a few of my language books. It's not my whole collection but the ones I could fit in my bookcase. Sorry the pics didn't come out very clear so I took two so you guys can see it better.

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-02-24, 13:24

My books grouped by language:

Hebrew

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French

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English (I actually have many others from highschool)

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Ladin

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Russian

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Spanish

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Greek

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Portuguese

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Postby ~jakip » 2014-02-28, 18:19

My study's books (I use the first three at school):

English:
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Spanish:
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Latin:
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Romanian:
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Milanese:
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Esperanto:
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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby הענט » 2014-03-02, 14:04

C'mon guys. Erope is not spamming, plus we have been warned (LOTS OF IMAGES) :D

In our city library, there's a Russian-Japanese dictionary with Japanese in Cyrrilic. Now that's cool. :D
Oddly enough, there are more dictionaries in our city library, than in the one in Prague. And I mean the Municipal Library of Prague. :D

There are many specialized and technical dictionaries plus vast choice of languages.

Yaghnobi, Mari, Iraqi Spoken Arabic, Tibetan, Burmese, Czech-Dari-Pashto among the less common ones. :)
I must say I visit that place a lot . :)

Since the last time I posted here I've bought a Bulgarian phrasebook adn 1000 words in Arabic. Now I can read the script, so it's great. :D

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby OldBoring » 2014-03-03, 5:26

with so many language books I have, I don't want to learn any at the moment.

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Postby TeneReef » 2014-04-15, 16:40

hāozigǎnr wrote:with so many language books I have, I don't want to learn any at the moment.


你未免太懒点儿了吧。 :hmm:
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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby vijayjohn » 2014-04-15, 19:29

Uh, no, I definitely don't think hāozigǎnr's lack of interest in studying other languages atm has anything to do with laziness.

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Re: Collecting Language Books [WARNING: lots of images]

Postby snowman888 » 2014-06-21, 15:16

My collection... 145 books

Japanese 15
Russian 21
Greek 2
Latin 6
Arabic 7
Finnish 6
Swedish 4
Icelandic 2
Chinese 11
Spanish 9
Lao 2
Italian 6
Czech 1
French 6
Korean 5
Turkish 4
Welsh 1
German 5
Albanian 1
Portuguese 1
Mongolian 1
Urdu 1
Norwegian 1
Thai 2
Polish 3
Romanian 3
Estonian 2
Persian 2
Yoruba 1
Serbian 1
Hindi 2
Ancient Egyptian 1
Nepalese 1
Hebrew 1
Vietnamese 2
Cantonese 1
Bulgarian 1
Hungarian 1
Dutch 1
Lithuanian 1
Irish 1

Here's a picture of them on the shelf. They take up four shelves, ordered by size. The picture of them all together was too blurry, so I have pictures of the shelves two at a time. Pictures of books to come soon.
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