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A Directory Of American Poets And Fiction Writers, 1999 - 2000 Edition

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Poets & Writers: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6190


450 pages; Fine condition. No Creases. Solid, Clean. An excellent gift! Names and addresses of over 7,400 contemporary poets, fiction writers and performance writers. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Most Common Mistakes In English Usage

By: Berry, Thomas Elliott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw Hill: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5989


146 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Outside page edges very lightly aged tanned. Solid, clean. This book analyzes the errors most commonly made in spoken and written English and presents them in a systematic, down to earth manner. View more info

Call it Experience, The Years of Learning How to Write

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17554


Ex-Library; 239 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-library with stamps, name plates, pocket and spine pen. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Autobiography. View more info

Patterns for Composition & Instructor's Manual to Accompany Patterns for Composition (2 Books)

By: Collignon, Joseph P

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glencoe Press: 1969

Seller ID: 17786


300 pages; Very Good condition. TWO books - includes the Instructor's Manual. Very light soil on back cover. Name to first page. Solid, otherwise clean. Instructor's manual has 42 pages. Name to First page. Both books are very lightly age tanned at edges. Just how does a person learn to write? For years most English teachers believed that a person learned to write by learning grammar and applying grammatical principles to constructing sentences. But after years of effort... View more info

Indirections For Those Who Want To Write

By: Cox, Sidney

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1962

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 19831


139 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light shelf rub at spine tips and bottom corner tips. Solid binding. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Self-help book about style and technique in writing. View more info

IN DEFENCE OF LETTERS

By: Duhamel, Georges

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Greystone Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4226


248 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. Outside page edges are lightly tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at bottom board edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf wear at bottom edge. Spine tips and corner tips have tiny chips. Faded spine. In protective sleeve. This is Monsieur Duhamel's deposition, drawing the attention of his contemporaries to certain urgent questions, and it forms a remarkably penetrating a... View more info

The Writer's Complete Fantasy Reference

By: editors Of Writer's Digest (Eds)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: OH, Writer's Digest Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19821


277 pages; Fine/Fine. As new. Red boards with brilliant gilt lettering to spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Fantasy writing must be grounded in both truth and life experience if it is to work. It can be as inventive and creative as the writer can make it, a whirlwind of images and plot twists, but it cannot be built on a foundation of air. View more info

Doing Philosophy: a Guide to the Writing of Philosophy Papers

By: Feinberg, Joel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Wadsworth: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16638


116 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. This guide is for students who are enrolled in introductory courses in philosophy and are required to write at least one philosopical paper. This is a guide for anyone interested in philosophy, or writing, and easy to follow. The athor analyzes philosophical statements to help the student discern correctness. Also the proper forms of language, with at least three examples or statements, to use when writi... View more info

HISTORY OF THE PRE-ROMANTIC NOVEL IN ENGLAND

By: Foster, James R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Language: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4833


294 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Prior owner's name inside front board. Very, Very light shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Soft bump top corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The aims of this book is to give an account of the pre-romantic narratives which appeared in England during the eighteenth century and to describe the French novels influencing them... View more info

The English Language, An Introduction, Background For Writing

By: Francis, W. Nelson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1965

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 8268


273 pages; Near Fine condition. One faint, very shallow, spine crease. No other crease. Solid, clean. Blind Stamp to half title page. This book is intended primarily as an introductory text for courses in English composition. That knowledge about the English language - its structure and its history - is currently considered a desirable background for instruction in writing is proven by the numerous collections of essays of English in general and English in particular whi... View more info

Effective Business Letters, Text Edition

By: Gardner, Edward Hall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Ronald Press: 1921

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 14324


376 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Name to inside front board. Spine is lightly faded. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Strong hinges, tight binding. This textbook on letter writing, or business correspondence, is a handy reference for the business woman or man, and by teachers in high schools, colleges, universities and business college. Originally published in 1915, this is the 11th printing. I... View more info

Calligraphy School: a Step by Step Guide to the Fine Art of Lettering

By: Goffe, Gaynor; Ravenscroft, Anna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1994

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 14902


176 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautifully illustrated boards with multi-colored lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine! An excellent gift! A step by step Guide to the Fine Art of lettering. This is a Reader's Learn as you Go. Digest. A super book with all you need to learn Calligraphy. 176pp, 3rd pr View more info

Correctness and Precision in Writing, Form A

By: Grant, Phil S.; Bracher, Frederick; Duff, Samuel E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Seller ID: 18910


Ex-Library; 193 pages; Very Good condition. Form A - SMU ex-library book. No creases. Stamps, date due slip. Spine label on front cover edge. Outside page edges and cover are age tanning. Solid, otherwise clean. Lessons and tests in writing. A great study guide for correctness and precision in writing. Trade Paperback. View more info

Correctness and Precision in Writing, Form D

By: Grant, Phil S.; Bracher, Frederick; Duff, Samuel E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1948

Seller ID: 18913


Ex-Library; 195 pages; Very Good condition. Form D - SMU ex-library book. No creases. Stamps, date due slip. Spine label on front cover edge. Outside page edges and cover are age tanning. Solid, otherwise clean. Lessons and tests in writing. A great study guide for correctness and precision in writing. Trade Paperback. View more info

Character and the Novel

By: Harvey, W. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Cornell: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18845


222 pages; Very Good Plus in Very Good dust jacket. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Nice, small, CU for Cornell University logo, on top page edges. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edes. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ has shelf wear to top and bottom edges, with tiny closed tears and one tiny chip. Back panel is age tanning. Now in protective sleeve. What do we mean when we say that a novel is true to l... View more info

Choose The Right Word - A Modern Guide To Synonyms

By: Hayakawa, S. I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5952


726 pages; Near Fine condition. Light bump to front bottom corner tip. No creases. Solid, Clean. Distinctions between synonyms concisely explained, for examples for more than 6000 commonly used words. View more info

Emergence Of A Free Press

By: Levy, Leonard W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 7221


383 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Revised and enlarged edition. Light bump to first three pages which caused a wrinkle. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has small chip at top corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. 'Freedom of speech and Press in Early American History.' View more info

A Treasury Of Mark Twain - The Wit & Wisdom Of A Great American Writer

By: Lewis, Edward; Myers, Robert (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hallmark: 1967

Seller ID: 5770


60 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Very Light shelf wear at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent Gift! The Greatest Humor of the Greatest American Humorist... View more info

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MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN WRITERS

By: Merriam Webster

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Merriam- Webster: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6530


536 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Remainder. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. Unread tight and clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. The companion to C-SPAN's series American Writers: A Journey Through History. Includes more than 1600 entries; illustrated with more than 150 photographs... View more info

WHAT'S THE GOOD WORD, A New Way to Better English - School Edition

By: Nurnberg, Maxwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford Book Co.: 1945

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 4984


342 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Tiny curl to top corner tip. No reading creases. Solid, clearn. From the Preface: In writing this book I have tried to make the study of language pleasant and easy.... View more info

Readings in Contemporary Ethical Theory

By: Pahel, Kenneth; Schiller, Marvin (Eds)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18844


572 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Outside page edges are lightly age tanning. College Philosophy professor name, in ink, on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Errata - two spelling errors noted on back fly-leaf, in pencil. View more info

COLONIAL AMERICAN WRITING

By: Pearce, Roy Harvey (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1950

Seller ID: 4619


581 pages; Good condition. Page edges tanning with age. Hinge reading creases. Cover is rubbed at edges - mainly spine edges. Small sticker shadow on front cover. Prior owner's name on half title page. Very, Very sparse underlining, in pencil. A Solid, Clean book. View more info

Espejo, Fall Seventy

By: Robinson, Will (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8241


50 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Espejo is a magazine of creative expression published semi-annually by the Southern Methodist Student's Publishing Company. There are winners in several categories of the Espejo Award: Poetry, Fiction, Graphics, Plays, Essays, Photography. View more info

THE IDEA OF AN AMERICAN NOVEL

By: Rubin, Louis D. Jr. ; Moore, John Rees

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1961

Seller ID: 4257


394 pages; Good/No Jacket. Condition of the book is Very Good except for underlining throughout. Light shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Prior owner's name on front FFP. A Solid, otherwise clean copy. A fascinating collection, the authors have brought together literary document that bear on our intense and long-standing self-consciousness about the American novel. View more info

An Outline Of Modern American Novel

By: Sands, Maurice

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Student Outlines Co: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5901


120 pages; Near Fine condition. No Creases. Price sticker removal to top corner edge. Price still intact. Solid, clean. Outline series - Literary Criticism. View more info

A Style Manual for Authors

By: Seeber, Edward D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, Indiana University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16962


96 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Tiny name to half title page. Solid, clean. A Style Manual for Authors includes numerous illustration showing the form of footnotes and bibliography entries, foreign-language problems (title, proper names, word division) , and specimen pages showing corrections in manuscript. Trade Paperback. View more info

Criteria 1994-1995 A Journal Of Rhetoric

By: Shattles, Ann; Innocent, Rebecca (Eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12566


159 pages; Near Fine condition. Faint, un-seen front hinge crease. No spine creases. Hinge crease. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The inclination most noticeable in this year's essays is conflict resolution. The thinking that the students did about their assignments also reflects the role of conflict in writing. The rhetoric focus of the courses demands that student writers practice specific techniques for reducing conflict between themselves and their audiences. Trade... View more info

Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15441


406 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Bright red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Tiny name to front inside board. Spine is sunned. One small, shallow scratch at top back edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This book has been planned for the American public exactly as though it is an exhibition of selected paintings. Designed, that is to say, so as to show the writer in differing moods and phases. View more info

The Guide To The Norton Reader, Fifth Edition

By: Snow, Craig Bradford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1969

Edition: Fifth Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6139


270 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Discussions of Content and Rhetoric with Questions for writing... View more info

Literature For Writing - An Anthology Of Major British And American Authors - Alternate Edition

By: Steinmann, Martin; Willen, Gerald (Eds)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: CA, Wadsworth: 1970

Seller ID: 13661


476 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Research Center copy - stamp to half title page - pocket inside back cover - never checked out. Very faint front hinge crease. No spine reading creases. Small peel to lamination on back cover. Solid, clean. With the exception of the aids to study and one selection in Literature for Writing have been substituted for Chapman and Coxe's dramatic version of Billy Budd for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman book is same as 2nd Edition. ... View more info

Success in Writing 2

By: Steward, Joyce S.; McKinney, Marion C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Addison Wesley: 1968

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 17789


145 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Tiny bit of shelf rub. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Teaching you to write by using examples of great literature. Great reading! View more info

From Discovery To Style: A Reader

By: Tate, Gary (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Winthrop: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13657


372 pages; Full number sequence. Very Good Plus condition. Research Center copy - stamp to half title page - pocket inside back cover - never checked out. No creases. Solid, clean. The organization of this anthology progresses from the discovery of the idea for a paper, through the succeeding stages of audience, arrangement, on to its style. The selections provide a variety of prose styles, which range from the conventional to the experimental, from the formal to the inf... View more info

Spanish Letter Writing

By: Turk, Laurel Herbert; Brady, Agnes Marie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, D. C. Heath: 1942

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19320


104 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Name of previous owner. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. The purpose of this text is to present the fundamental points relative to personal and business letters in Spanish, which can be taught both high school and college students after a brief introductory course. It can be used to write a large variety of letters. View more info

Essays in Modern Literary Criticism

By: West, Ray B. Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1960

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18085


611 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Soft bump at bottom corner tips. A two inch red line on the spine. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Solid binding and hinges. Nick at top edge of several pages causing a tiny closed tear. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: The background of modern criticism; Modern critical theory; The practice of criticism; Biographies and bibliographies. View more info