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Hand Bookbinding

By: Watson, Aldren A.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 22270

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Dampstaining bottoM edges affecting only the first and last few pages. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 22270 View more info

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Literary And Library Prizes, 10th Edition

By: Weber, Olga S. , and Stephen J. Calvert (Revised and edited by)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: R. R. Bowker Company: 1980

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 16819

ISBN: 0835212491

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Invaluable information on about 675 literary and library prizes and over 10,000 winners of these prizes. Historians, thereby, can chart the success authors have attained through the receipt of literary awards during their careers. Includes International, general, juvenile, poetry, drama, library, british, and canadian prizes, and an index. Clear mylar jacket lightly rubbed. Parochial school library stamp, bar code, and spine label. Maroon boards, gilt lettering. ; Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 651 pages; 16819 View more info

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The Author And The Public: Problems of Communication

By: Wedgwood, C. V. (Introduction by)

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16663

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Criticism, history & biography, contemporary techniques in poetry, the technique of the new mass-communication media, the importance of minority literature, contemporary techniques in fiction. The report of the twenty-eighth international P. E. N. Congress, held in 1956 in London. Endpapers foxing; edgeworn and chipped DJ. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 201 pages; 16663 View more info

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The Eye Of The Story, Selected Essays And Reviews

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $39.00

Publisher: NY, Random House Inc (T): 1978

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 27404

ISBN: 0394425065

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A splendid diversity in this collection of the author's not-too-frequent writing of nonfiction. There are 7 brilliant essays on the art of fiction, some of them with specific references to her own work -- her intentions and her methods of achieving them. Further, there are her penetrating and instructive commentaries on a wide variety of individual writers such as willa cather, katherine anne porter, virginia wolf, and others. Occasional pencil marginalia and underlining. Previous owner's name. Edgewear to DJ in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages; 27404 View more info

Sears List Of Subject Headings

By: Westby, Barbara M.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: H. W. Wilson Company: 1977

Seller ID: 16825

ISBN: 082420610x

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Usual ex-library marks; Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 617 pages; 16825bk View more info

Cobwebs To Catch Flies

By: Whalley, Joyce Irene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1975

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 18870

ISBN: 0520029313

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Small tear at head of DJ and long tear at rear flap fold have old scotch tape (long since gone) repair stains. DJ in mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 pages; 18870BK. View more info

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A Varied Collection Of Rare And Unusual Americana

By: White, Jr. , Fred

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Bryan, TX, Frontier America Corporation: N.D.

Seller ID: 28864

Condition: Very Good


Spots on paper covers; stain from mail label, long since gone. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 28864 View more info

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Index To Best American Short Stories And O. Henry Prize Stories

By: White, Ray Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, G. K. Hall: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18443

ISBN: 0816189552

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


From author's preface: "The American short story remains the generally unrecognized glory of American literature. Just why writers should ever apologize for choosing to compose and publish stories instead of novels, plays and poems remains to me a matter of mystery." Eleven pages of text, then the indices of authors, the O. Henry award stories, and titles. Previous owner's label removal residue lower edge of rear board. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 183 pages; 18443 View more info

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A Degree Of Mastery, A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

By: Wilcox, Annie Tremmel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30008

ISBN: 0140291938

Condition: As New


{Wilcox} describes restoration processes... With such detail that one is left with the impression that he or she is actually learning the craft rather than merely reading about another's experience. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 210 pages; 30008 View more info

PERSONAL FICTION WRITING

By: Willis, Meredith Sue

Price: $28.20

Publisher: NY, Teachers & Writers Collaborative: 1984

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 14877

ISBN: 0915924137

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 14877W View more info

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Modern Book Collecting

By: Wilson, Robert A.

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Lyons & Burford: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 11609

ISBN: 1558211799

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Includes bibliographical reference and index. When appreciation for the written word involves into passion, the next logical step is to collect first and rare editions. This book is recognized as the definitive introduction to book collecting, with key information for both novice and veteran collectors about starting and maintaining a book collection. ; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; 11609 View more info

Ben K. Green

By: Wilson, Robert A. (compiled by)

Price: $138.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22970

ISBN: 0873581601

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 158 pages; 22970 View more info

Guide To Reference Books

By: Winchell, Constance M.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: American Library Association: 1967

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 11583

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Boards lightly bowed. ; Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 741 pages; 11583 View more info

Guide To Reference Books, Seventh Edition

By: Winchell, Constance M.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: American Library Association: 1951

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: 11584

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 645 pages; 11584 View more info

Guide To Reference Books, Seventh Edition, Supplement, 1950-1952

By: Winchell, Constance, and Olive A. Johnson

Price: $33.00

Publisher: American Library Association: 1954

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: 11582

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 11582 View more info

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Scene Of The Crime A Writer's Guide to Crime-Scene Investigations

By: Wingate, Anne

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 23969

ISBN: 0898795184

Condition: Near Fine


Underlining in first several pages. ; The Howdunit Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; 23969 . View more info

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Writing The Research Paper A Handbook with the 1984 MLA Documentation Style

By: Winkler, Anthony C. , and Jo Ray McCuen

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 23585

ISBN: 0155982915

Condition: Very Good


This second edition retains the handbook format of the first, which makes it possible for students to locate specific topics quickly. Because books on the research paper are consulted but seldom read from cover to cover, we have organized the material into discrete and informative parts that are clearly labeled and indexed; all the information should be easily and instantly accessible in whole or in part. Light Edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 284 pages; 23585 View more info

Successul Scriptwriting

By: Wolff, Jurgen, & Kerry Cox

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Writer's Digest: 1993

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 25317

ISBN: D; 0898794498

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 361 pages; 25317 View more info

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Description

By: Wood, Monica

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22706

ISBN: 0898796814

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


How to engage readers and keep stories moving by creating vivid, berlievable depictions of people, places, events and actions. NO underlining, marginalia or writing of any kind. ; Elements of Fiction Writing Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 171 pages; 22706 View more info

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Built Of Books How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30294

ISBN: 0805089934

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's cover-up label on rear fep at the end of the index (last page). ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 370 pages; 30294 View more info