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Thursday's Child

By: Egoff, Sheila A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American Library Association: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 11613

ISBN: 0838903274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 323 pages; 11613 View more info

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Writing Without Teachers

By: Elbow, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 31666

ISBN: 0195016793

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 208 pages; 31666 View more info

Prefaces And Prologues

By: Eliot, Charles W. , (Ed. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1938

Seller ID: 11606

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books, with Introductions and Notes. Green boards, gilt lettering. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages; 11606 View more info

Book Finds

By: Ellis, Ian C.

Price: $117.00

Publisher: NY, Perigee Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11595

ISBN: 0399519785

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages; 11595 View more info

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Book Finds: How To Find, Buy, And Sell Used And Rare Books

By: Ellis, Ian C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Perigee Books: 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 20552

ISBN: 0399519785

Condition: Very Good


Covers first editions and reader's copies; auctions and catalogs; how to recognize valuable books and sell them for the highest possible price; what's going up in value and what's going down; avoiding costly mistakes that many beginners make; what bookstore buyers look for; the secrets of professional "book scouts". Underlining, marginalia, previous owner's name. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 271 pages; 20552 View more info

The Mcgraw-hill Guide To World Literature

By: Engel, Hoberman, Palmeri

Price: $25.20

Publisher: Mcgraw Hill: 1985

Seller ID: 16827

ISBN: 0070195269

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 317 pages; 16827bk View more info

Fiction Catalog

By: Fidell, Estelle A. (compiled by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The H. W. Wilson Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26964

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Edgewear, light soil, dampstain on lower corner of fore edge, not affecting text block. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 232 pages View more info

The Way To Write

By: Flesch, Rudolf, and A. H. Lass

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw Hill: 1955

Seller ID: 25296

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light soil to top edge, very minor edgewear. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 470 pages; 25296 View more info

Guide To The Gothic II

By: Frank, Frederick S.

Price: $122.50

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1995

Seller ID: 16076

ISBN: 0810829681

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 523 pages; 16076bk View more info

HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD NOVEL

By: Frey, James N.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1987

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 23970

ISBN: 0312010443

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 172 pages; 23970W View more info

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Legal Writing In Plain English A Text with Exercises

By: Garner, Bryan A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2001

Seller ID: 18607

ISBN: 0226284182

Condition: Near Fine


The author provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. The book encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and sharpen editing skills. In essence, it reaches straight thinking -- a skill inseparable from good writing. Light wear, faint creases, no writing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages; 18607 View more info

Library Displays

By: Garvey, Mona

Price: $13.50

Publisher: H. W. Wilson Company: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11348

ISBN: 082420395X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Pocket on rear pastedown removed. Call letters on spine blacked out. ; Ex-Lib; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 88 pages; 11348ref View more info

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The Early Novel Of The Southwest: A Critical History Of Southwestern Fiction 1819-1918 With Emphasis on Forty Major Novels from L'Heroine Du Texas to the Desire of the Moth

By: Gaston, Jr. , Edwin W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14479

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The hurly-burly of the early southwest captured the fancy of novelists who saw exciting ingredients for fiction in the explorations of spanish conquistadores, in the establishment of settlements, in conflicts between various ethnic groups of the region and in the daily round of frontier life. Page edges lightly foxed, as is lightly soiled and minorly chipped DJ which is in mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 318 pages; 14479 View more info

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Writing To Inspire: A Guide to Writing and Publishing for the Expanding Religious Market

By: Gentz, William, and Lee Roddy, and Other Leading Inspirational Writers

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Writer's Digest: 1987

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 25320

ISBN: 0898793025

Condition: Very Good


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages; 25320 View more info

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Simon & Schuster Workbook For Writers

By: Gordon, Emily R. , and Lynn Quitman Troyka

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23580

ISBN: 013811191x

Condition: Very Good


Some of the contents: essays, grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, more. Minor corner curling, edgewear. Interior clean, clear and bright with no writing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 366 pages; 23580 View more info

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Anglo-american Cataloguing Rules Second Edition

By: Gorman, Michael & Winkler, Paul W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: American Library Association: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 31295

ISBN: 0838932118

Condition: Very Good-


Indexed tabs, errata slips tipped in, marginalia and hiliting. PON, some stains; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 620 pages View more info

Simplified Bookbinding

By: Gross, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 18186

ISBN: 0684146169

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly taped to spine of DJ. DJ has minor wear at extremities. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 176 pages; 18186ref View more info

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Living With Books, The Art Of Book Selection

By: Haines, Helen E.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University Press: 1954

Edition: 2nd Edition; 5th Printing

Seller ID: 22663

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This volume is the outgrowth of courses in Book Selection and related subjects given during the years 1914 to 1931 at the library school of the Los Angeles Public Library. Minor edgewear, previous owner's name. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 610 pages; 22663 View more info

Out of the Slush Pile and into Print Into Print: Guides to the Writing Life

By: Haslam, Gerald W & Perry Glasser

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Poets & Writers: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30714

ISBN: 0913734381

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; 30714 View more info

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Bookman's Guide To Americana 9th Edition

By: Heard, J. Norman, and Charles F. Hamsa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1986

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: 16080

ISBN: 0810818949

Condition: Near Fine


Alphabetically arranged compilation of quotations gleaned from out-of-print booksellers' catalogs so as to provide a record of prices asked for in the Americana category. Flyleaf clipped, keeping this book from being as new. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 513 pages; 16080 View more info