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Category: All Categories: Writing: Grammar and Usage
19 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Quinn, Arthur  
Figures Of Speech

Publisher: A Peregrine Smith Book, Gibbs M. Smith Salt Lake City, UT 1982.
Very Good Softcover 0879051213 Pages age-toned; previous owner's initials. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages; 27194ala

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2.
Lyte, E. Oram  
ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION
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Publisher: American Book Company New York 1899.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; 368 pages

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3.
Lederer, Richard w/illus. by Bill Thompson  
Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language

Publisher: Charleston: Wyrick & Co., 1987 reprint..
117pp. illus. paperback 8vo: near Fine [hint of age spotting to top edge; else nrF] A humorous book containing almost 1,000 examples of “anguished English.”

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4.
Walsh, Bill  
Lapsing Into A Comma
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Publisher: Contemporary Books 2000.
Near Fine 8th Printing Softcover Written by the copy desk chief, business desk, Washington Post. ; 0809225352 Remainder mark; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages; 25043

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5.
Harms, Robert T.(Thomas) 1932-  
Introduction to Phonological Theory.

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall [1968].
xi, 142 p., indexes; 21 cm. One of the problems with linguists is that to make language fit their theories they write using a language no one in the real world uses. Stock#31118. Vg/ paper.

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6.
Truss, Lynne  
EATS, SHOOTS & LEAVES

Publisher: Gotham 2004.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st US Edition; 10th Printing Hardcover Text for those who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled. Lively history makes a powerful case for the preservation of a system of printing conventions. ; 1592400876 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 209 pages; 22943ala

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7.
Colby, Frank  
PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF BETTER ENGLISH

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap New York 1947.
Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; 309 pages

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8.
Choy, Penelope  
BASIC GRAMMAR AND USAGE Alternate Edition
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York 1980.
Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Writing on a few pages. ; 199 pages

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9.
Gowers, Sir Ernest  
The Complete Plain Words

Publisher: Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1971 reprint..
272pp. paperback: Very Good+ [text is age browned; else VG+] A classic on the use of the English language by Sir Ernest Arthur Gowers (1880-1966), originally published in 1954.

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10.
Gleason, H. A.  
LINGUISTICS AND ENGLISH GRAMMAR

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston New York 1965.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; School stamps inside. Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 519 pages

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11.
Truss, Lynne  
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Publisher: New York: Gotham Books, 2004 1st Am. ed..
209pp. hardback sm 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A crisp first edition of Truss' humorous and useful bestseller.

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12.
O'Conner, Patricia T.  
Woe is I: The Grammophobes Guide to Better English in Plain English

Publisher: New York: Grosset/Putnam, 1996 reprint..
227pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. The late Molly Ivins called this surprising book “The best thing to happen to grammar since Strunk and White.”

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13.
Howard, Philip  
Weasel Words

Publisher: New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1979 1st Am. ed..
175pp. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [hint of age darkening top & fore edges; else nrF; dj = p-c; else F]

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14.
Strunk, William, 1869-1946. White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985. Kalman, Maira, illustrator  
The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White. Illustrated by Maira Kalman

Publisher: NY, Penguin Press, 2005.
xvii, 147 p., color illus., index; 22 cm. "This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature. It aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated." Stock#43225. Vg, gift inscription on front fly / no dj.

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15.
Prentice Hall  
WRITING AND GRAMMAR

Publisher: Prentice Hall 2001.
Near Fine with no dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Advance review copy. ; 0130434531 Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 942 pages; 19763ALAw

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16.
O'Conner, Patricia T.  
Woe Is I
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Publisher: Riverhead Books NY 1996.
Near Fine Softcover In a witty, non-technical guide to English grammar and style, a former editor at The New York Times Book Review reveals the underlying logic of the language with the help of hilarious examples organized according to specific problems; 0399141960 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages; 20864

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17.
Hunter, Estelle B.  
A NEW SELF-TEACHING COURSE IN PRACTICAL ENGLISH & EFFECTIVE SPEECH

Publisher: The Better-Speech Institute of America Chicago, IL 1936.
Very Good+ Paperback 15 pamphlets, bound in maroon leather-looking paper covers, stored in a black leather-looking paper-covered box. Pamphlets have previous owner's name in pencil. Box is lightly edgeworn. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 26980w

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18.
Gordon, Karen Elizabeth  
The Well-tempered Sentence

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields NY 1983.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 12th Printing Hardcover 0899191703 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; 23598ala

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19.
Clark, Thomas & Bruce Woods & Peter Blocksom & Angela Terez, editors  
The Writer's Digest Guide To Good Writing
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Publisher: Writer's Digest Books 1994.
Near Fine 1st Edition Hardcover The best writing instruction, advice and inspiration from the past 75 years of writer's digest magazine. ; 0898796407 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages; 28210

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