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Setting

By: Bickham, Jack M.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22704

ISBN: 0898796350

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


How to create and sustain a sharp sense of time and place in your fiction. No underlining, marginalia, writing in book. ; Elements of Fiction Writing Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 172 pages; 22704 View more info

Pocketbook For Technical And Professional Writers

By: Bingham, Earl G.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Belmont, CA, Wadsworth: 1982

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 25299

ISBN: 0534010040

Condition: Near Fine


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 283 pages; 25299 View more info

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Police Procedural

By: Bintliff, Russell

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Writers Digest Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28120

ISBN: 0898795966

Condition: Near Fine


The Howdunit Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; 28120 View more info

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Better Reading One: Factual Prose Introduction to Explanatory and Persuasive Writing

By: Blair, Walter and John C. Gerber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Scott, Foresman & Company: 1966

Edition: 5th Edition; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 27196

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth covers with the sub-title in gilt above the title on front board. The purpose of this book is to help the student develop skill in careful, accurate, and evaluative reading and to establish an understanding of the techniques of writing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 504 pages; 27196 View more info

THE WRITER'S CRAFT

By: Blau, Sheridan, and Peter Elbow, Don Killgallon

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Mcdougal, Littell & Company: 1992

Seller ID: 15252

ISBN: 081237004x

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Names on textbook label, front pastedown; accidental dog-ears. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 899 pages; 15252ALAw View more info

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Giants And Dwarfs

By: Bloom, Allan David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23659

ISBN: 0671707779

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Author of "The Closing of the American Mind", has written a far-ranging volume of essays on teachers, books, and education ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 400 pages; 23659 View more info

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How To Read And Why

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 27045

ISBN: 0684859068

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Probing discussions of thee works of beloved writers such as William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway ... Charles Dickens and William Faulkner and others highlight the varied challenges and delights found in short stories, poems, novels, and plays. Bloom not only provides illuminating guidance on how to read a text but also illustrates what such reading can bring -- aesthetic pleasure, increased individuality and self-knowledge. , and the lifetime companionship of the most ... View more info

Introduction To Technical Services For Library Technicians

By: Bloomberg, Marty, and G. Edward Evans

Price: $19.20

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited: 1985

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 16812

ISBN: 0872874974

Condition: Good


Names, phone numbers, notes, highliting, underlining. Binding still solid; Library Science Text Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 397 pages; 16812 View more info

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Bookmen's Bedlam

By: Blumenthal, Walter Hart

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25990

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Typical wear to oft-read library book. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 25990ref View more info

A Brief Survey Of The Printing Trade

By: Bolt, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Raithby, Lawrence & Co. , Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 11948

Condition: Near Fine


Chapbook. Brown paper covers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 33 pages; 11948bk View more info

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First Editions Of To-day And How To Tell Them United States and England

By: Boutell, H. S

Price: $38.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co: 1939

Edition: Revised Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 30717

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The appreciation shown by book collectors and dealers for the first modest edition of this book--long out of print--has been so great, that it has seemed advisable to reissue it in a new, revised and much enlarged edition, this book. It consists of statements by the various publishers themselves as to the signs (or absence of them) by which their respective first printings are to be identified, and will thus provide a cheap and handy means of checking the books one buys ... View more info

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The Book Collector's Handbook Of Values, 1976-1977 Second Edition

By: Bradley, Van Allen

Price: $23.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1975

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16112

ISBN: 0399114823

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


An encyclopedia of rare books for collectors, dealers and librarians. Newly revised, updated, with thousands of price changes and corrections, plus hundreds of new titles added. The best one-volume reference book on rare book prices available. DJ chipped, rubbed, torn, in mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 566 pages; 16112 View more info

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What About Murder? (1981-1991) A Guide To Books About Mystery And Detective Fiction

By: Breen, Jon L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23839

ISBN: 0810826097

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very clean, tight and bright with ex-library markings contained to front free endpapers and spine. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages; 23839 View more info

The Scope Of Fiction

By: Brooks, Cleanth, and Robert Penn Warren

Price: $28.20

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1960

Seller ID: 25308

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 25308 View more info

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The Handbook Of Technical Writing

By: Brusaw, Charles T. , and Gerald J. Alred, Walter E. Oliu

Price: $13.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1987

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 23582

ISBN: 0312358105

Condition: Near Fine


A unique four-way access system enables users of this book to find what they need quickly and get on with the job of writing. The introduction, 'five steps to successful writing' offers a systematic, thoroughly practical approach to the writing process: preparation, research, organization, writing, and revision. Like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 787 pages; 23582 View more info

THE WRITER'S DIGEST GUIDE TO MANUSCRIPT FORMATS

By: Buchman, Dian Dincin, & Seli Groves

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Writer's Digest: 1991

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 25338

ISBN: 0898792932

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 198 pages; 25338 View more info

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On Writing The Short Story

By: Burnett, Hallie

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1985

Seller ID: 23591

ISBN: 0064635201

Condition: Near Fine


Practical advice on every aspect of writing the short story with six illustrative short stories originally published by "STORY". ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 177 pages; 23591 View more info

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The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a History

By: Buzbee, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2006

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 31333

ISBN: 1555974503

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Buzbee, a former bookseller and sales representative, celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore. The smell and touch of books, getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through The Weekly Reader in grade school. Interwoven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller's trade. No defects, book near perfect. ; Cover ... View more info

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Characters & Viewpoint

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 1988

Seller ID: 22638

ISBN: 0898793076

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


How to invent, construct, and animate vivid, credible characters and choose the best eyes through which to view the events of your short story or novel. Previous owner's name, underlining and marginalia on first 42 pages. ; Elements of Fiction Writing Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 182 pages; 22638 View more info

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Cataloging And Classification: An Introduction

By: Chan, Lois Mai

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 5th Printing

Seller ID: 21975

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cataloging and Classification is also a name for the course that covers general principles of bibliography, cataloging, and indexing, that is required for students working toward degrees in Library/Information Science. Of the few texts available for the course, Lois Chan's Cataloging and Classification is the best because the author is the most widely known and respected authority in the field and the text contains complex, difficult information that is presented clearly... View more info