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Contemporary Authors

By: Chapman, Jeff, Et Al

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Gale Research: 1997

Seller ID: 16823

ISBN: 0787601241

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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Getting The Words Right How to Rewrite, Edit & Revise

By: Cheney, Theodore A. Rees

Price: $8.00

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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Out Of The Best Books: An Anthology Of Literature Volume 1: the Individual and Human Values

By: Clark, Bruce B. , and Robert K. Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Company: 1964

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 3199

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edgeworn DJ, previous owner's name. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 485 pages; 3199 View more info

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Out Of The Best Books: An Anthology Of Literature Volume 2: Love, Marriage and the Family

By: Clark, Bruce B. , and Robert K. Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Company: 1966

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3310

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The second volume of "Out of the Best Books" continues to emphasize the critical approaches detailed in volume one. In the discussions which follow each selection some attempt is made to examine historical context; relevant facts about each author's life are given; relationships within the work itself are noted, and the significance of each piece in terms of Gospel principles is commented upon. The authors of this book were professors at Brigham Young University. Color plate of "The Gleaners" painted by Jean Francois Millet. Previous owner's name. ; Vol. 2; 8vo - 8" to 9... 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: $17.51

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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Cody's Books: The Life And Times Of A Berkeley Bookstore, 1956-1977

By: Cody, Pat & Fred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12314

ISBN: 0811801403

Condition: Very Good+


Self-wraps. Through letters and other writings, Fred and Pat Cody chronicled the joys, frustrations, and insights of their twenty-one years as booksellers, careers that ended when they sold the store in 1977. Fred Cody died in 1983. Pat Cody has woven these letters into a moving and inspirational account of a place and a time--and of two people with irrepressible and unforgettable spirit. Quote from him on rear wrapper panel: "I am a bookseller--the owner and operator of a personal bookstore. We are, I'm afraid, members of a fast-vanishing tribe. I agree with those who say that the small p... View more info

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Old Books: The Standard Value Guide

By: Collector's Books

Price: $21.00

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: $81.00

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: $57.00

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: $17.01

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

The 1980 Bibliography Of Gothic Studies

By: Crawford, Frank, Fixher, Ljungquist

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Gothic Press: 1983

Seller ID: 28562

Condition: Very Good


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A Dictionary Of Literary Terms

By: Cuddon, J. A.

Price: $23.00

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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Required Reading Why Our American Classics Matter Now

By: Delbanco, Andrew

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23567

ISBN: 0374230072

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrates why our classic American writers remain indispensable, even in an age of uncertainty over what our common heritage is. A work of gratitude and urgency, for the world is better for these books having been written, and it is the responsibility of the critic to incite others to them. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 225 pages; 23567 View more info

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Plot

By: Dibell, Ansen

Price: $18.00

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 New York Public Library's Books Of The Century

By: Diefendorf, Elizabeth & Diana Bryan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press, USA: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26854

ISBN: 0195108973

Condition: Near Fine


This volume takes readers on a literary tour of an exhilarating collection of over 150 important works by some of the greatest writers of our times, such as Ulysses (1922) by James Joyce; The Souls of Black Folk (1903) by W. E. B. DuBois; The Age of Innocence (1920) by Edith Wharton; Lolita (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 229 pages; 26854 View more info

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Living By Fiction

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1988

Seller ID: 23568

ISBN: 0060915447

Condition: Very Good+


Pages tanning, tiny crease bottom front corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 23568 View more info

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Caring For Your Books

By: Dirda, Michael

Price: $17.01

Publisher: NY, Book-Of-The-Month Club: 1990

Seller ID: 17815

Condition: Near Fine


"We have preserved the book and the book has preserved us." -David Ben-Gurion. Michael Dirda has inventoried every way to take care of a book, from the purchase to the shelving/storing of the book. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 67 pages; 17815 View more info

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Longer Flight A Family Grows Up with Books

By: Duff, Annis

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30780

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Her first book introduced parents to the literary heritage of sharing with a young family the pleasures to be found in books. This book describes the continuation of happy companionship in exploring the delights of reading and its allied pleasures. A mother who loves books with intelligence and feeling, has brought to her own children this same appreciation for reading and its ramifications--learning, thinking, talking, looking, listening. Book is tight. Red DJ chipped and edgeworn, spine sunned. In new mylar. Rear panel of DJ repeats the first paragraph of chapter nine, at page 176. ; 8vo 8&... View more info

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The Wiley Reader Designs for Writing

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

Price: $18.00

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: $57.00

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