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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.
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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9.
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. 1. 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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10.
Brookes, Tim.  
ENDANGERED ALPHABETS: AN ESSAY ON WRITING.

Publisher: The Champlain College Publishing Initiative, 2010.
Paperback. Near Fine. 9780984196777 Oblong small quarto, photo-illustrated wraps, 185 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding. Signed presentation by Brookes. Signed presentation by Brookes.

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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
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1949.
Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1. Hard Cover 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. ; Full green cloth, black lettering and decoration on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red), fore and bottom edges deckle. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxvi, 126, (2) pages

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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.
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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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.
Dillard, Annie.  
THE WRITING LIFE.

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

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19.
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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20.
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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21.
Flesch, Rudolf  
How to Be Brief: An Index to Simple Writing
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Publisher: Harper & Row New York, 1962.
Please note difference in conditions between book and jacket (see below). Grey paper over boards with red quarter-cloth, in red and white jacket, 8vo. Not ex-lb. 114pp. + note on author and colophon. NF to Fine/VG-. Book has light toning along upper edges of borads; mild uniform toning to clean, unmarked pages. Boards and cloth clean and bright; binding tight and square. Jacket is sunned with principal title unaffected but author's name obliterated. Abrasion with light chips to spine ends; 2" crease upper corner front inner flap. Central colors and titles sharp and bright. Jacket in Brodart. VG-. Hardcover Fine

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22.
Frank, Robert Worth  
The critical question; an approach to the problems of critical reading and critical writing
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Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 1964.
Hardcover. Condition: Good/None Tan cloth boards with gilt titling in black letterbox on cover and spine, also gilt filigree decoration, 8vo., only light rubbing along bottom edge, bottom corners bumped. Not ex-library. BOOK INFO: Edited by Robert W. Frank, Jr., and Harrision T. Meserole. Using the dialectical method to help the student become a critical reader and writer, in four parts with sample writings by Melville, Whitman, Yeats, Camus, Auden, Shakespeare, Rachel Carson, T. S. Eliot and more. Language: English. Pages: 343

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23.
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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24.
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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25.
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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26.
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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27.
Gelfant, Blanche H.  
Women Writing in America: Voices in Collage
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Publisher: University Press of New England Hanover, NH, 1984.
Trade soft cover in blue, white and purple wraps with b/w photos of writers to front and back, 8vo. ix+278pp. Index, photos of authors under discussion to chapter heads. Fine: bright, sharp, tight and unmarked. ISBN: 0874513081. Soft Cover Fine

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28.
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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29.
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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30.
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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31.
Green, Julian  
The Apprentice Writer
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Publisher: Marion Boyars New York, 1991.
Textured black paper over boards with gilt titles to spine, in orange and black jacket with b/w photo of study to front, 8vo. 255pp. Intorduction by Giovanni Lucera. Fine/NF. Mild sunning to orange background on spine with titles unaffected. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. ISBN: 0714529567 NF. Hard Cover Fine

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32.
Gutkind, Lee (ed.)  
A View from the Divide: Creative Nonfiction on Health and Science (Creative Nonfiction Issue 11)
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Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, 1998.
Smooth blue and tan wraps, 8vo. 208pp. Introduction + 17 essays. Near Fine. Mild wear to tips of corners, stress creases to upper spine. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Paperback NF

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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.
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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36.
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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37.
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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38.
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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39.
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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40.
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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41.
Inscoe, John C.  
WRITING THE SOUTH THROUGH THE SELF: EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTHERN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

Publisher: University of Georgia Press, 2011.
Paperback. Near Fine. 0820337684 Blue wraps, 249 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding.

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42.
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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43.
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.

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44.
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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45.
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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46.
Monroe, Jonathan (ed.)  
Local Knowledges, Local Practices: Writings in the Disciplines at Cornell
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Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press Pittsburgh, PA, 2003.
Blue cloth with green titles to spine, in periwinkle jacket, 8vo. xvi+304pp. Index, references, endnotes. Separately authored essays giving general overview of program and perspectives from different disciplines. VG/Fine. Sole reason for downgrade from Fine/Fine is dense marginal comments (much of it very critical) throughout Gottschalk essay on TAs and teaching. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. In Brodart. ISBN: 0822941961 Fine. Hard Cover VG

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47.
Montague, C. E.  
A Writer's Notes on His Trade
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Publisher: Pelican / Penguin, 1949.
Mass market paperback in Pelican uniform blue and white wraps. Ist Pelican printing 1949. 192pp. Near Fine to Fine. Mildest lightening to blue color to wraps, though color still strong and clear, white background bright and clean. Mild toning to clean unmarked pages. Binding tight and square, apparently little opened. Absolutely charming copy in wonderful condition. Soft Cover NF

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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

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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.
Nelson, Nancy Owen (ed.)  
Private Voices, Public Eyes: Women Speak on the Literary Life
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Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX, 1995.
Trade soft cover in melon wraps, 8vo. xxv+319pp. Index, references with essays. NF. Light wear/curl to tips of all corners of wraps, with light card separation with no peeling or damage at extreme tip of lower front corner. Otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. ISBN: 0929398882. Soft Cover NF

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53.
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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54.
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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55.
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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56.
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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57.
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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58.
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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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.
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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63.
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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64.
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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65.
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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66.
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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67.
The Times Literary Supplement; Stephen Spender (introduction)  
The Writer's Dilemma
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Publisher: Oxford University Press London, 1961.
Deep blue-green cloth with gilt titles to spine, in blue jacket, small 8vo. xxi+88pp. The ten essays comprising the "Linits of Control" series. Contributors are Arnold Toynbee, John Bowen, Lawrence Durrell, Gerald Heard, Nathalie Sarraute, William Golding, Arthur Calder-Marshall, Saul Bellow, Alan Sillitoe, and Richard Wollheim. NF/VG. Book has uniform soil to page edges, mild tonging to clean, unmarked pages. Cloth sharp and deeply-colored, binding tight and square. Jacket has abrasion to spine ends and along upper edges with occasional tpuches of surface loss to edges all around. Soil primarily to rear panel. Central colors and titles clear and sharp. Price circled on inner flap. Jacket in Brodart. Not ex-lib. VG. Hardcover NF

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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 1972.
Third Edition; Eleventh Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 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 1970.
Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover has light soiling; 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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