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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

Thursday's Child

By: Egoff, Sheila A.

Price: $33.00

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 With Power

By: Elbow, Peter

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 25315

ISBN: 0195029135

Condition: Very Good


Age-yellowing; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; 25315 View more info

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Writing Without Teachers

By: Elbow, Peter

Price: $10.00

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: $13.00

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: $65.00

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; 11595bk View more info

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

By: Ellis, Ian C.

Price: $23.00

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. My copy is NOT a mass market paperback. It is a trade paperback, which is a little larger than a mass... View more info

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Write the Short Story

By: Elwood, Maren

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Writer, Inc., Boston: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31362

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The most complete and valuable guide to the successful writing and selling of short, short stories--by one of the leading teachers of writing in the country. DJ chipped and edgeworn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; 31362 View more info

The Mcgraw-hill Guide To World Literature

By: Engel, Hoberman, Palmeri

Price: $28.20

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: $21.00

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

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The Business Writing Style Book

By: Fielden, John S. , and Jean D. Fielden, Ronald E. Dulek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall: 1984

Seller ID: 25311

ISBN: 0131082906

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's seal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; 25311 View more info

The Way To Write

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

Price: $21.00

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: $87.50

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: $39.00

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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Improve Your Reading Ron Fry's How to Study Program

By: Fry, Ronald W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Career Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 28274

ISBN: 1564142329

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages; 28274 View more info

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Bookmen's Holiday, Notes And Studies Written And Gathered In Tribute To Harry Miller Lydenberg

By: Fulton, Deoch (Ed. ) , Harry Miller Lydenberg

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, The New York Public Library: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18296

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1000 copies printed. 12 illustrations, bibliography of Mr. Lydenberg's books and other separately printed items written, translated or edited. Maroon vellum, spine faded. Corners bumped. Edgewear at extremities, spot on front board. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [xiii]573 pages; 18296 View more info

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Legal Writing In Plain English A Text with Exercises

By: Garner, Bryan A.

Price: $10.50

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... View more info

Library Displays

By: Garvey, Mona

Price: $16.50

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: $43.00

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