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Category: All Categories: Writing: Writing
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1.

WINNING WITH WORDS Volume 1 How to Write Effectively

Publisher: World Book Company Chicago, IL 1988.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; B&W Illustrations; 416 pages

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2.
Allen, Walter, ed.  
The Writer on His Art

Publisher: New York: Whittlesey House, 1949 1st Am. ed..
285pp. burgundy cloth 8vo: near Fine in a Very Good dj in poly cover. A compilation of nearly 70 famous poets and novelists discussing their craft. Writers range from Jane Austen to W. B. Yeats.

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3.
Annie Dillard.  
Encounters With Chinese Writers.

Publisher: Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1984..
1st ed. No dustjacket. Near fine.

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4.
Annie Dillard.  
Encounters With Chinese Writers.

Publisher: Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1984..
1st ed. Near fine in VG dustjacket.

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5.
Auden, W. H. & Louis Kronenberger  
The Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection

Publisher: Dorset Press, reissue of c1981 ed..
431pp. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj [top & fore edges are age darkened; else VG] Words of wisdom from almost 500 writers selected by the literary masters Auden (1907-73) & Kronenberger (1904-80).

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6.
Baker, Sheridan  
COMPLETE STYLIST AND HANDBOOK

Publisher: Harper & Row New York 1980.
Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 494 pages

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7.
Barnet & Stubbs  
Practical Guide to Writing
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Practical Guide to Writing by Sylvan Barnet & Marcia Stubbs, Little Brown & Co., 1975, 319 pages, paperback, no markings

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8.
Barry, Vincent E  
GOOD REASON FOR WRITING

Publisher: Wadsworth Pub. Co Belmont, CA 1983.
Good+ 2nd Printing Softcover 0534012329 Edgewear; previous owner's name, writing on title page, occasional marginalia ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 389 pages; 25335

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9.
Boggess, Louise  
How to Write Fillers and Short Features That Sell

Publisher: Harper and Row Publishers New York 1981.
179 pages. Clean and tight. Jacket shows a little shelf wear. "The expanding market offers anyone an opportunity to write and sell fillers and short features." ISBN: 0060104929 Second Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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10.
Brewer, Robert Lee (Editor)  
2011 Writer's Market: Deluxe Edition

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati, 2011.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. Eleventh Edition. Soft Cover. ISBN: 9781582979496 Publisher's glossy wraps. Volume shows only light shelf wear, else fine. NEAR FINE. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 1024 pp

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11.
Brown, Rita Mae, 1944-  
Starting from Scratch. A Different Kind of Writers' Manual

Publisher: N.Y., Bantam [1988]..
254 p.; 21 cm. Stock# 31,895. Good/paper, worn. Writing, literature.

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12.
Bukovinsky, Janet (ed.)  
Women of Words A Personal Introduction to Thirty-Five Important Writers

Publisher: Running Press, Philadelphia, 1994.
As New in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. ISBN: 1561384151 Publisher's full khaki colored cloth with dark red lettering on spine, dark mauve endpapers. Illustrated with pastel drawings by Jenny Powell. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket is price clipped, else fine. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. Color drawings. Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 176 pp

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13.
Card, Orson Scott.  
HOW TO WRITE SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY (GENRE WRITING).

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati: 1990.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 0898794161 Blue and white paper-covered boards, 140 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean and sharp all around. Presentation from Card on title page Presentation from Card on title page

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14.
Cather, Willa  
On Writing: Critical Studies on Writing as an Art

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1949.
Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1. Hard Cover Full green cloth, black lettering and decoration on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red), fore and bottom edges deckle. Volume shows mild shelf wear, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, is moderately chipped and worn, panels lightly soiled. NEAR FINE/GOOD. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxvi, 126, (2) pp

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15.
Clark, Irene Lurkis  
TAKING A STAND A Guide to the Researched Paper with Readings
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Publisher: Harpercollins New York 1992.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Black mark on front endpaper; 626 pages

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16.
Corbett, Edward P. J. & Robert J. Connors.  
STYLE AND STATEMENT.

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.
Paperback. Very Good. 0195115430 Blue wraps, 146 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; corners bumped, otherwise very nice, clean & bright.

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17.
Decker, Randall  
PATTERNS OF EXPOSITION 9
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Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1984.
First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; Trade PB; 465 pages

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18.
Decker, Randall  
PATTERNS OF EXPOSITION 7

Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1980.
Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; Trade PB; 388 pages

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19.
Delamater, Jerome H. & Ruth Prigozy (editors).  
THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CLASSIC DETECTIVE FICTION.

Publisher: Greenwood Press, 1997.
Hardcover. Very Good. 0313304629 Blue cloth, 202 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; scattered marks, a dog-eared page, but otherwise bright internally with a strong binding.

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20.
Dillard, Annie.  
THE WRITING LIFE.

Publisher: New York Harper & Row 1989.
First edition Fine condition in a fine dust jacket.

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21.
Dove, George N.  
THE POLICE PROCEDURAL.

Publisher: Bowling Green Univ. Popular Press, 1982.
Hardcover. Very Good, Dust Jacket Very Good. 087972188x Beige cloth, 274 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding. Dust Jacket lightly foxed, now protected in a mylar cover.

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22.
Duras, Marguerite  
Writing

Publisher: Lumen Editions, Cambridge MA, 1998, 1st American edition, paperbound, (G).
Lumen Editions, Cambridge MA, 1998, 1st American edition, 91 pages, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti, 5.5x 8.25, paperbound, color photo front cover, front cover very mildly creased, some ink underlining on first 25 pages, binding tight, book good (G) 4213 [(s)0711EC]

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23.
Ebbitt, Wilma  
Writer's Guide and Index to English

Publisher: Scott Foresman and Company Glenview, IL 1978.
715 pages. Clean and tight. Front cover torn when sticker removed from cover. Book combines a rhetoric with a comprehensive handbook. Very good reference for writers. ISBN: 0673151093 Sixth Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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24.
Fulton, Maurice Garland compiled by  
WRITING CRAFTSMANSHIP Models and Readings
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Publisher: MacMillan New York 1936.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; 841 pages

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25.
Gabriel, H. W.  
HOW TO WRITE FOR MONEY
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Publisher: Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1965.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 224 pages

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26.
Gardner, John w/foreword by Raymond Carver  
On Becoming a Novelist

Publisher: New York: Perennial Library, 1985 1st ed. thus..
150pp. paperback 8vo: Fine [hint of age browning; else F] Writing advice from the prolific American novelist Gardner (1933-82.)

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27.
Gardner, John w/foreword by Raymond Carver  
On Becoming a Novelist

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1983 1st ed..
150pp. brown cloth 8vo: near Fine in a Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover [dj = small tear @ spine head; else VG] Writing advice from the prolific American novelist Gardner (1933-82.)

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28.
George, Elizabeth  
Write Away: One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life

Publisher: New York: HarperCollins, 2004 1st ed..
272pp. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [ink name; else F] Advice from the prolific author of the Inspector Linley novels.

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29.
Gere, Anne Ruggles  
WRITING AND LEARNING
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Publisher: MacMillan New York 1992.
Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 582 pages

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30.
Goldberg, Natalie w/foreword by Judith Guest  
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within (inscribed)

Publisher: Boston: Shambhala, 1986 reprint..
INSCRIBED on half-title p. & signed "Natalie." 171pp. paperback 8vo: Good [ink underlining in text; edges show foxing; else a complete & tight copy] Cover praise from Robert Pirsig, et al.

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31.
Grabo, Carl  
The Technique of the Novel

Publisher: Scribners New York 1928.
331 pages. Clean and tight. 'B' printing. Owner's name inside. Brownish cloth binding in good condition. Filled with helpful techniques on how to write a novel. "The novel remains still, under the right persuasion, the most independent, most elastic, most prodigious of literary forms." 2nd Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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32.
Gracy II, David B.  
Introduction to Archives and Manuscripts
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Introduction to Archives and Manuscripts by David B. Gracy II, Special Libraries Association, volume two, paperback, 1981, 36 pages

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33.
Hadida, Sophie C.  
Pitfalls in English and How to Avoid Them

Publisher: New York: Putnam's, 1930 reprint..
381pp. burgundy cloth 16mo w/gilt spine titles & front cover decoration: Very Good+/no dj. An interesting period guide to various kinds of usage during the roaring 20s.

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34.
Haldeman-Julius, E., editor.  
Pocket Rhyming Dictionary.

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius, Girard, Kansas [no date].
Little Blue Book No. 25. 'A University in Print. Read the World Over.' Pages 58-64 list other Little Blue Books. 64 p., stapled in blue printed wrappers, 13 cm.; pages darkened; good. 29346 {Fifi} post for this tiny article will be first-class mail rate

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35.
Hale, Constance, ed. for Wired  
Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age

Publisher: San Francisco: Hardwired, 1996 1st ed..
157pp. + index. ringbound 8vo in hard boards: Fine in slipcase.

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36.
Hamilton, Clayton  
A Manual of the Art of Fiction

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930.
. 233p. Hardcover Very good condition

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37.
Hodges, John C.  
Harbrace College Handbook

Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company New York 1972.
532 pages. Clean and tight. Red cloth binding shows a little shelf wear. "The handbook is both a guide for the individual writer and a text for use in class." ISBN: 0155318179 Seventh Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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38.
Holcombe, Marya, Nate Rosenblatt, Judi Barton.  
THE BEST LETTER BOOK EVER!

Publisher: Round Lake Publishing, Ridgefield, CT: 1997.
Hardcover. Near Fine, Dust Jacket. 0929543556 Later printing, blue paper-covered boards, 528 pages.

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39.
Holm, Kristen C., editor.  
2000 Writer's Market. 8000 Editors Who Buy What You Write.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Writer's Digest, 1999.
1112 p., 25 cm. Where to send your writing and how to go about it with a chance of success. Vg/softcover. 101716.

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40.
Horner, Winifred.  
THE PRESENT STATE OF SCHOLARSHIP IN HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY RHETORIC.

Publisher: Univ. of Missouri Press, Columbia, MO: 1984.
Paperback. Very Good. 0826204678 Purple wraps, 213 pages, index. This book is in very good condition overall; spine sun-faded, reader's crease in spine, spine ends & corners lightly bumped, binding cracked at page 99 but holding, and otherwise clean & bright internally.

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41.
Houston, Keith.  
SHADY CHARACTERS: THE SECRET LIFE OF PUNCTUATION, SYMBOLS, AND OTHER TYPOGRAPHICAL MARKS.

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co., 2013.
Hardcover. Near Fine, Dust Jacket Near Fine. 9780393064421 Black & white paper-covered boards, 340 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean and sharp all around. Dust Jacket bright, now protected in a mylar cover.

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42.
Howard, V. A.  
THINKING ON PAPER
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Publisher: William Morrow New York 1986.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 157 pages

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43.
Jackson, Jacqueline  
TURN NOT PALE, BELOVED SNAIL A Book about Writing Among Other Things
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Publisher: Little Brown Boston 1974.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Library; 235 pages

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44.
Jakobson, Roman and Morris Halle  
Fundementals of language
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Publisher: Mouton & Co. The Hague 1956.
Condition: Good. Pamphlet. GOOD. Blue wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, light shelf wear, ink name fly page.

Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com

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45.
Jean, Georges translated by Jenny Oates  
Writing: The Story of Alphabets and Scripts

Publisher: New York: Abrams Discoveries, 1992 1st Am. ed..
208pp. illus. paperback: Fine. A typically handsome little Harry Abrams volume that covers 6, 000 years of history.

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46.
Jordan, ed by Lewis  
New York Times Style Book for writers and editors

New York Times Style Book for writers and editors ed by Lewis Jordan, McGraw Hill, cloth, dj, 1962 edition, 124pp

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47.
Mirrielees, Edith Ronald  
STORY WRITING

Publisher: The Writer Boston 1947.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 247 pages

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48.
Morris, William  
FORM AND FOCUS 2 A Rhetorical Reader
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1964.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Textbook; 470 pages

Appr.: | AUD 13.95 CAD 13.50 EUR 9.60 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

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49.
Moser, Joyce editor  
CREATING AMERICA Reading and Writing Arguments
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Publisher: Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1995.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Black mark on front endpaper. ; B&W Illustrations; 618 pages

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50.
Munson, James E. (Eugene) 1835-1906  
The Complete Phonographer, And Reporter's Guide: An Inductive Exposition of Phonography...Revised Edition

Publisher: N.Y., Harper, 1881.
xvi, [17]- 241 p. As the Pitman system is "impaired as a mere system of stenography" Munson developed it for faster, easier use. Stock #29,194. Good+, green cloth boards.

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51.
Naylor, John S.  
Informative Writing
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York, 1942.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover Full grey cloth, black and blue lettering on cover and spine. Volume show some shelf wear, former owner's notes on rep, spine lightly sunned, else near fine. VERY GOOD. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vii, 157 pp

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52.
Patterson, Helen  
Writing and Selling Feature Articles

Publisher: Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1956.
527 pages. Clean and tight. Cloth boards show no wear. "Many amateurs attempt to write fiction because they feel they will have more freedom and will be happier doing that type of writing." Third Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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53.
Pipher, Mary.  
WRITING TO CHANGE THE WORLD.

Publisher: New York Riverhead 2006.
First edition 236 pages Fine condition in a fine dust jacket

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54.
Pitman, Benn, 1822-1910, and James B. (Bird) Howard, 1860-1923  
The Manual of Phonography

Publisher: Cincinnati, Phonographic Institute, 1885..
143,[[1] p. illus. 18.5 cm. The English-born Pitman introduced the system of shorthand his father, Isaac, developed to America in 1855. In this thirtieth year edition, he takes on a young partner, as he was 63. Stock #29,193. Good+, the boards are soiled, darkened, corners worn.

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55.
Postal, Paul M.  
ON RAISING: AN INQUIRY INTO ONE RULE OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND ITS THEORETICAL IMPLICATIONS. Current Studies in Linguistics Series.

Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, MA: 1974.
Hardcover. Very Good+, Dust Jacket lightly rubbed & edgeworn, tear to head of spine. 0262160579 1st edition, green cloth, 447 pages.

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56.
Redfield, Bessie  
Aid to Rhyme

Publisher: Putnam Publishers New York 1938.
625 pages. Clean and tight. Owner's name inside. Light green cloth binding slightly sun faded. Revised and enlarged edition. Fun to read. Third Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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57.
Roberts, Edgar  
WRITING THEMES ABOUT LITERATURE

Publisher: Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1977.
Fourth Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Creases in covers. ; Trade PB; 285 pages

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58.
Roth, Martin  
The Writer's Complete Crime Reference Book

Publisher: Writer's Digest Cincinnati, OH 1990.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover 0898793971 Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 306+ pages; 12835 writing to writer's reference

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59.
Ruszkiewicz, John; Christy Friend; Maxine Hairston  
The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers
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Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2007.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. Eighth Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0132370034 12mo 7" - 7" tall. xxix, 898 pp

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60.
Setterberg, Fred  
The Roads Taken: Travels Through America's Literary Landscapes
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Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr 1993-07-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0820315176. GOOD/GOOD. *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Fred Setterberg on fly page, inscribed to Carol Sharon. Pink illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Shelf wear, heavily faded spine, price-clipped jacket flaps, shelf wear.

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61.
Shaw  
Writing and Rewriting

Writing and Rewriting by Shaw, Harper Publishers, 1937, 249pp, hardcover, dj, some writing on cover,

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62.
Smith, Laurence Dwight  
Cryptography The Science of Secret Writing
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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company 1943.
Very Good- with no dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Table of contents: secret weapon #one; the history of secret writing; transposition ciphers; substitution ciphers; codes compared with ciphers; cryptanalysis; problems; solutions; and appendices and index. All corners have been "reinforced" with pasted-on brown Kraft paper, reminding me of those old picture corners from the photograph album. The spine appears to have been lacquered with call letters at upper edge. There are no other indications of having been in any library. The cover of the now missing DJ was cut out and lays beside the title page. Email for an image of it. Verso of contents page is the printed errata page bound in. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages; 30222

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63.
Stone & Bell  
Prose Style: a handbook for writers
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Prose Style: a handbook for writers by Wilfred Stone & J. G. Bell, 3rd edition, paperback, 1977, 319 pages, very good condition

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64.
Strong, L. A. G.  
The Writer's Trade

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd, [1953].
1st edition . 150p. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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65.
Strunk Jr. and White  
Elements of Style 4th edition
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Elements of Style 4th edition by William Strunk Jr. and EB White, Allyn and Bacon, Foreward by Roger Angell, 105 pages, paperback

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66.
Strunk, William, Jr., 1869-1946, & E. B. (Elwyn Brooks) White, 1899-1985  
The Elements of Style. With Revisions, an Introduction, and a New Chapter on Writing by E. B. White

Publisher: NY, Macmillan [1959]. Fourth printing.
xiv, 71 p.; 21 cm. Based on Strunk's privately-printed style guide issued to English classes at Cornell, and revised and expanded by White. Paper; ink owner name on cover & p. 26; VG. Stock#31014.

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67.
Tannenbaum, Samuel A. Thorndike, Ashley H.  
The Handwriting of the Renaissance.

Publisher: NY, Columbia UP, MCMXXX [1930].
Being the Development and Characteristics of the Script of Shakspere's Time. With an Introduction by Ashley H. Thorndike. The Renaissance Script; General Characteristics; The Minuscules; The Majuscules; Abbreviations; Punctuation and Other Marks; Numerals; Bibliography; Facsimiles and Transcripts. 210 p., index, illus.; VG. Copy of Leicester Bradner. 33257.

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68.
Touger, Hallie Ephron  
Writing and selling your mystery novel : how to knock 'em dead with style

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Writer's Digest Books, 2005.
. Publisher isbn: 1582973172. 248pp. 23 cm. Paperback Very good condition Signed by the author for Jamie

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69.
Turabian, Kate  
MANUAL FOR WRITERS OF TERM PAPERS, THESES, AND DISSERTATIONS
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Publisher: University of Chicago Chicago, IL 1970.
Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover has light soiling; Trade PB; 164 pages

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70.
Turabian, Kate  
MANUAL FOR WRITERS OF TERM PAPERS, THESES, AND DISSERTATIONS
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Publisher: University of Chicago Chicago, IL 1972.
Third Edition; Eleventh Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Trade PB; 164 pages

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71.
Ueland, Brenda  
If You Want to Write

Publisher: St. Paul: Graywolf Press, 1987 2nd ed..
179pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A minor classic on the creative process by the Minnesota writer Ueland (1891-1985), originally published in 1938. Carl Sandburg called this book "The best book ever written about how to write."

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72.
Ueland, Brenda, 1891-1985.  
If You Want To Write. Second Edition.

Publisher: Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, 1987.
First published 1938, Putnam's Sons. "A Book about Art, Independence, and Spirit." xii, 179 p., 20.5 cm.; paper; VG+. 33536.

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73.
Winokur, Jon  
Writers on Writing
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Publisher: Running Press, Philadelphia, 1990.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0894718770 Full black cloth, silver lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition, showing only light shelf wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. ix, (i), 372 pp

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74.
Woodford, Jack  
Plotting for Every Kind of Writing

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1941..
Reprint. 20 X 14 cm. G/No dj. Original title was "Plotting: How to Have a Brain Child." Full blue cloth, darker blue titles on spine, 352 pp. Covers are not pretty, being worn & spotted around the edges but still sound, internally clean. This is a highly opinionated and hence entertaining look at the craft of writing fiction. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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75.
Woolley, Edwin  
College Handbook of Composition

Publisher: D.C. Heath and Company Boston, Ma 1951.
348 pages. Clean and tight. Brown cloth binding in very good condition. The remnants of glue inside the front cover. "The purpose of this book still remains that of providing both student and teacher with a reliable, intelligent statement of the fundamental principles of American usage." Fifth Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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