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Category: All Categories: Writing: Writing Techniques
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1.
Abbe, George, ed. (on Stephen Vincent Benet)  
Stephen Vincent Benet on Writing

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT: The Stephen Greene Press, 1964 1st ed..
112pp. beige cloth 8vo: Very Good+ in a Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [school presentation bookplate on front pastedown has dried out and is laid in; discolored evidence of old glue residue on that pastedown; else a very nice copy; dj = p-c; else G+] Thirty-one letters on the subject from Pulitzer Prize winning poet Benet (1898-1943) to the younger American poet Abbe (1911-89).

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2.
Bermont, Hubert.  
The Successful Consultant's Guide to Authoring, Publishing, & Lecturing.

Publisher: Bermont [Washington, D.C., 1979].
120 p., index. 26 cm. Addressed to successful consultants who widh to publish. Bermont's best advise (tthat's what consultants do) is to be sure you have something worth saying. Stock# 32,024. Vg/ no dj.

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3.
Blumenthal, Lassor A.  
Successful Business Writing, How to Write Effective Letters, Proposals, Résumés, and Speeches.

Publisher: Perigee [Putnam, NY, 1976].
112 p., index; 27.5 cm. "Learn the principles of writing that fit every business need." Gift inscription on verso of title-page. Stock# 31,879. Vg/ paper.

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4.
Boltz, Carol J.; Merle O'R Thompson.  
LANGUAGE & REALITY: A Rhetoric and Reader.
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Publisher: Sherman Oaks: Alfred Publishing Co. (1979)..
ISBN: 0882840746 For the student taking a composition course, this book is designed teach how to write with ease and help the student learn the power of language. Divided into three parts: language, rhetoric, and readings. 347p: a few illustrations; 24cm. Index. 613g. Near Very Good (used but not abused, text clean and sound, stamp and sticker title-page). Softcover. Book condition: Near Very Good.

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5.
Carter, Ronald and Walter Nash  
Seeing Through Language: A Guide to Styles of English Writing

Publisher: Oxford: Blackwell, 1995,.
ISBN: 0631151354 paper bound, later printing, 267pp including bibliography and glossarial index. Faint 'sale' stamp to side edge else as new.

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6.
Chatman, Seymour, editor  
Literary Style: A Symposium Edited and (in part) translated by Seymour Chatman
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1971.
427 p., indexes; 23 cm. 21 essays in six sections: Theory of Style, Stylistics & Related Disciplines, Style Features, Period Style, Genre Style, Styles of Individual Authors & Texts. Contributors: Roland Barthes, Lubomir Dolezel, Nils Erik Enkvist, Ivan Fónacy, Pierre Guiraud, M.A.K. Halliday, Ruquaiya Hasan, Samuel R. Levin, Josephine Miles, Louis Milic, Alexandru Niculescu, Richard Ohmann, Richard Sayce, Jean Starobinski, Tzvetan Todorov, Karl D. Uitti, Stephen Ullmann, René Wellek, Harald Weinrich, W.K. Wimsatt, Paul Zumthor. Paper; minor wear; VG. stock#45886.

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7.
Colville, Derek, & J. D. Koerner, editors  
The Craft of Writing

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Bros. [1961]. .
382 p., index; 24 cm Stock# 31,886. Underlining & notes; withal good/ no dj. Literature; criticism.

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8.
Dickson, Frank A. w/preface by Robert Stein  
Freelancer's Treasury of Article Ideas (signed)

Publisher: Great Neck, NY: Channel Press, 1961..
SIGNED ffep by author. 366pp. hardback sm 8vo: Very Good+ in a near Very Good dj [some light age browning of edges; else VG+] Ideas that could be recycled today, organized chronologically by every day of the calendar.

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9.
Edelstein, Scott  
The Writer's Book of Checklists: The Quick-Reference Guide to Essential Information Every Writer Needs

Publisher: Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1991 1st ed..
213pp. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine/no dj [some age darkening; else nrF]

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10.
Emery, Clark  
PRACTICE IN WRITING

Publisher: Dryden Press New York 1954.
Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. Front cover has slight soiling. ; Trade PB; 312 pages

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11.
Flesch, Rudolf  
ART OF READABLE WRITING
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Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1949.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Foreword by Alan J. Gould ; 237 pages

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12.
Flesch, Rudolf  
ART OF READABLE WRITING

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1949.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Foreword by Alan J. Gould ; 237 pages

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13.
Gregg, John Robert.  
Gregg Shorthand. A Light-Line Phonography for the Million. By John Robert Gregg. Anniversary Edition.

Publisher: Gregg Pub. Co. [c1929].
xv, [1], 173 p., index; 17.5 cm. Maroon cloth stamped in black; front cover stained; a few light pencil notes; good. stock#44637.

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14.
Hunt, Douglas.  
The Riverside Guide to Writing. Short Version.

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991..
Softcover. Writing text book. 551+ pp. Very Good. Soft Cover

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15.
Kempton, Kenneth Payson  
SHORT STORY
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Publisher: Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1967.
Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is missing large piece at lower edge. Previous owner's name. ; 267 pages

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16.
Knott, Leonard  
WRITING FOR THE JOY OF IT

Publisher: Writer's Digest Cincinnati, OH 1983.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; How to write essays, poetry, diaries, letters, autobiographies, family histories, cookbooks, bedtime stories for your own pleasure and that of generations to come. ; 226 pages

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17.
Livesey, Robert; Bruce Archer.  
INCENTIVES.
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Publisher: Don Mills ON: Longman Canada (1970), 2nd printing..
A guide to help in compostion and communication. 122p: black/white photos, illustrations; 21cm. 189g. Good (front cover creased, edgewear. and marked with pen, name half-title page, text and binding sound). Blue softcover. Book condition: Good.

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18.
Mack, Karin & Eric Skjei  
Overcoming Writing Blocks

Publisher: Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher, 1979 1st ed..
240pp. hardback 8vo: near Very Good in a Good dj [ink name; some pencilled annotations in text; else nrVG]

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19.
Manly, John Matthews  
WRITING OF ENGLISH

Publisher: Henry Holt New York 1923.
Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, spine edges worn. Cover faded. Previous owner's name. Foxing on endpapers. ; 477 pages

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20.
Morahan, Shirley  
WOMAN'S PLACE Rhetoric and Readings for Composing Yourself and Your Prose

Publisher: State University of New York Press Albany, NY 1981.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges; Instructor's Manual; Trade PB; 55 pages

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21.
Norton, James  
WRITING INCREDIBLY SHORT PLAYS, POEMS, STORIES
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York 1972.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. School stamp on inside cover. ; 312 pages

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22.
Olmstead, Robert.  
Elements of the Writing Craft.

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH: Story Press Books, 1997..
ISBN: 9781884910296 1st edition, 1st printing. 232 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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23.
Pat Schneider.  
The Writer as an Artist. A New Approach to Writing Alone and with Others.

Publisher: Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1993..
1st ed. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf, otherwise VG in dustjacket(3/4" triangle chip in bottom rear panel, small closed tears and rubbing to corners).

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24.
Poynter, Dan & Mindy Bingham.  
Is There A Book Inside You?

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Para [1987].
How to successfully author a book alone or through collaboration, edited by Sandy Stryker, 2d ed. 228 p., index; 21.5 cm. Stock# 32,035. Vg/ paper.

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