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Introduction To Technical Services For Library Technicians

By: Bloomberg, Marty, and G. Edward Evans

Price: $16.20

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: $55.00

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: $45.00

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

By: Bradley, Van Allen

Price: $20.00

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

The Scope Of Fiction

By: Brooks, Cleanth, and Robert Penn Warren

Price: $25.20

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: $10.00

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: $25.20

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: $10.00

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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Characters & Viewpoint

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $20.00

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: $45.00

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 and in an organized, understandable manner, and provides exercises to reinforce the concepts. DJ rubbed, moderately edgeworn... View more info

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Getting The Words Right How to Rewrite, Edit & Revise

By: Cheney, Theodore A. Rees

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A., F & W Publications, Incorporated: 1990

Seller ID: 19415

ISBN: 089879420x

Condition: Very Good


When asked by a Paris Review interviewer what complled him to rewrite the ending of "A Farewell to Arms" 39 times, Ernest Hemingway replied "Getting the words right". In this book, the author shows you how to improve everything you write -- from a novel to to a formal report to a love letter -- by putting into practice his three basic revision techniques. Several pages (153-164) toward the back look like they got hung up in the press; front cover creased. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 215 pages; 19415 View more info

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The Writer's Digest Guide To Good Writing

By: Clark, Thomas & Bruce Woods & Peter Blocksom & Angela Terez

Price: $14.51

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 1994

Seller ID: 26767

ISBN: 0898796407

Condition: As New


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 338 pages; 26767 View more info

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Old Books: The Standard Value Guide

By: Collector's Books

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 22651

ISBN: 0891451048

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 22651 View more info

Authors

By: Combs, Richard E. , and Nancy R. Owen

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 16079

ISBN: 0810826798

Condition: As New


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 478 pages; 16079 View more info

Yesterday's Authors Of Books For Children

By: Commire, Anne (Ed. )

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research: 1977

Seller ID: 23845

ISBN: 0810300737

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Usual ex-library markings. Otherwise near fine. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 274 pages; Ref23845 View more info

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From Book Signing To Best Seller An Insider's Guide to Conducting a Successful Low-Cost Book Signing Tour

By: Condrill, Jo, and John B. Slack,

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.A., Goalminds: 2001

Seller ID: 18994

ISBN: 0966141431

Condition: As New


Book signing is high-impact, low-cost at its best. You get advance book sales, better shelf display, virtually free advertising, recognition as the expert in your field, critical networking leads, opportunities to book speaking engagements, radio and TV coverage, and so much more. This book shows you how. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; 18994w View more info

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A Dictionary Of Literary Terms

By: Cuddon, J. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 20022

ISBN: 0385127138

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dampstain and bump to upper part of cover and first few pages; previous owner's name, couple of dogears. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 745 pages; 20022 View more info

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Plot

By: Dibell, Ansen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 1991

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 22711

ISBN: 0898793033

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


How to build short stories and novels that don't sag, fizzle, or trail off in scrapes of frustrated revision--and how to rescue stories that do. Previous owner's name. No other writing or underlining. ; Elements of Fiction Writing Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 170 pages; 22711 View more info

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The Wiley Reader Designs for Writing

By: Eckhardt, Caroline D. , and David H. Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 12224

ISBN: 0471034991

Condition: Very Good


Good writing does not just "happen". It is a matter of design, not chance; of craftsmanship, not miracle. The process of writing is like the process of working clay with your hands: you need material to work with and a design to give the material meaning. Edgewear, gig'em aggies stamp on title page. ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 12224 View more info

Official Price Guide To Old Books & Autographs

By: editors Of House Of Collectibles

Price: $54.00

Publisher: The House of Collectibles: 1988

Seller ID: 11597

ISBN: 0876373139

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 548 pages; 11597bk View more info