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The Pocket University, The Guide To Reading, Volume XXIII

By: Abbott, Lyman , Don Dickinson and Others

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company for Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1925

Seller ID: 31317

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


Contents: books for study and reading; on books and reading; the guide to daily reading; general index of authors, and general index of titles. From the authors: in order to render [this series] more valuable we have recently incorporated in the twentyy-two volumes comprising the set, a series of 88 illustrations. The six illustrations in this volume will serve to give an idea of the expense involved in obtain reproductions of many famous subjects of literature. This book follows the illustrations, affording an opportunity for the best literature of its kind. Two rubbed spots at upper edge of ... View more info

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How To Read A Book The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Completely Revised and Updated

By: Adler, Mortimer J. , and Charles Van Doren

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 31458

ISBN: 0671212095

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 426 pages; 31458 View more info

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Children And Books

By: Arbuthnot, May Hill, and Zena Sutherland

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Glenview, IL, Scott, Foresman: 1972

Seller ID: 16824

Condition: Very Good- with no Dust Jacket


Previous owner's name; boards slightly bowed; some pages dog-eared. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 16824 View more info

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Dictionary Of Literary Pseudonyms, A Selection Of Popular Modern Writers In English, Third Edition

By: Atkinson, Frank

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Clive Bingley: 1982

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 23837

ISBN: 0851573231

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Lists authors and their pseudonyms by both their real name and their pseudonym as of 1982. Donald Sydney Rowland lists 50 pseudonyms, both male and female! Usual ex-library markings. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages; 23837 View more info

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What Do I Read Next? A Reader's Guide to Current Genre Fiction

By: Barron, Neil, Et Al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research: 1997

Seller ID: 13109

ISBN: 078760058X

Condition: Very Good+ with no Dust Jacket


Includes fantasy, western, romance, horror, mystery, and science fiction. Authors include mosley, clark, l'amour, piers anthony, anne mccaffrey, stephen king, anne rice, Clarke, Dailey, Roberts, barron, barton, ramsdell, stilwell. Was a library reference, usual ex-library markings. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 13109 View more info

500 Great Books By Women

By: Bauermeister, Erica, Jesse Larsen, and Holly Smith

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1994

Seller ID: 16188

ISBN: 0140175903

Condition: Near Fine


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 425 pages; 16188ref View more info

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The Annotated Wizard Of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $39.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 21269

ISBN: 0393049922

Condition: Near Fine


Edited with an introduction and notes by Michael Patrick Hearn. Preface by Martin Gardner. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 396 pages; 21269ref View more info

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The Reader's Encyclopedia, 4-volume Set An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts

By: Benet, William Rose

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Thomas Crowell: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27232

Condition: Very Good+ with No Dust Jacket as issued


Volume 1: A to D; volume 2: E to L; volume 3: M to R; volume 4: S to Z. In reading books, a word, name or place may not be known to the reader and can be looked up in this encyclopedic dictionary. You may be reading a book which refers to a Bicorne, Chrysale, or Hobinnol. Your dictionary is no help, but this Reader's Encyclopedia will tell you what you want to know. The poet Alfred deMusset's works are listed here, as is Conal Holmes O'Connell O'Riordan's (Irish novelist and playwright). And so is Daniel Quilp, a character in Dicken's Old Curiosity Shop. Ding on top edge of volume 2. Corners b... 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: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 27045

ISBN: 0684859068

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ Dust Jacket


Probing discussions of the 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 engaging and complex literary characters. DJ is lightly edgeworn. Otherwise like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages; ... 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: $35.00

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; 25990 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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Cataloging And Classification: An Introduction

By: Chan, Lois Mai

Price: $35.00

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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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: $15.00

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: $15.00

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; 23845 View more info

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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