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Banned Books: Informal Notes on some Books Banned for Various Reasons at Various Times and in Various Places.

By: Anne Lyon Haight

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229010

Condition: Very Good Condition


172 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; Inventory No: 229010. Hardcover View more info

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57th Annual Book Design Award 2009 - Creative Times With Words

By: Brett Hilder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, The Australian Publishers Association: 2009

Seller ID: 225972

Condition: Very Good Condition


121 pages. With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; Inventory No: 225972. Paperback View more info

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Cock-A-Hoop - a Sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote and Cockalorum, Being a Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press. September 1949 - December 1961

By: David Chambers and Christopher Sandford [Compiled]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Private Libraries Association:

Seller ID: S003002

ISBN: 0900002034

Condition: Very Good Condition


126 pages. Illustrated frontispiece. With a list of Prospectuses 1920 -1962 and illustrations from the books. Ex libris sticker to front pastedown. Dust jacket has slight fading to edges and spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; ISBN: 0900002034. ISBN/EAN: 9780900002038. Inventory No: S003002. Hardcover View more info

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The Modern School Library - Its Administration as a Materials Center

By: Helen E. Saunders

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Jersey, The Scarecrow Press Inc: 1968

Seller ID: 229168

Condition: Good Condition


215 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books on Books; Inventory No: 229168. Hardcover View more info

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Seminar on the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules - Proceedings of the Seminar organized by the Cataloguing and Indexing Group of the Library Association at the University of Nottingham 22nd - 25th March 1968

By: J. C. Dowling, F.L.A. and N. F. Sharp, B.A., F.L.A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Library Association: 1969

Seller ID: 227885

ISBN: 0853652716

Condition: Very Good Condition


104 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; ISBN: 0853652716. ISBN/EAN: 9780853652717. Inventory No: 227885. Paperback View more info

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The Task of the Editor - Papers read at a Andrews Clark Library Seminar February 8, 1969

By: James Thorpe & Claude M Simpson Jr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, University Of California Press: 1969

Seller ID: 125230

Condition: Good


56 pages. 56 pages. Fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; Inventory No: 125230. Paperback View more info

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The Right Word : How to Say What You Really Mean

By: Jan Venolia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: USA, Ten Speed Press: 2003

Seller ID: 235354

ISBN: 1580085075

Condition: Very Good Condition


Every writer needs help with words: choosing them, using them, spelling them correctly. When is optimal or optimum the better choice? Why use germane when relevant is, well, more relevant? Created for just such tortuous (torturous?) situations, this handy guide provides an A-to-Z listing of troublesome, confusing words, accompanied by clear examples and explanations to help avoid common mistakes. With a discussion on getting the most out of words, a helpful resource section, humorous illustrations, and clever bits of wordplay, this compact reference is an indispensable resource. - The latest a... View more info

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Classics: Books For Life

By: Jane Gleeson-White

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Knopf: 2005

Seller ID: 241209

ISBN: 1740513177

Condition: Near Fine Condition


What makes a classic? For me, it's a book I can't imagine having lived without; a truthful, wholly imagined world, in astonishing language, by a writer unafraid to probe those things that scare us and scar us and make us human Charlotte Wood, author of The Submerged Cathedral, in CLASSICS- BOOKS FOR LIFE Mark Twain defined a literary classic as 'something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read'. But what was true in the nineteenth century doesn't hold today. In our uncertain modern times, not only do books considered classics still fill the shelves of many bookshops, but th... View more info

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Writing With Precision - How To Write So That You Cannot Possibly Be Understood

By: Jefferson D. Bates

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, Acropolis Books: 1980

Seller ID: 227981

ISBN: 0874911850

Condition: Very Good Condition


226 pages. Illustrator: Phil Kromas. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0874911850. ISBN/EAN: 9780874911855. Inventory No: 227981. Paperback View more info

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A Fragment of Autobiography - The Fun of Writing the Inside Books

By: John Gunther

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227515

Condition: Very Good Condition


116 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books for Writers; Inventory No: 227515. Hardcover View more info

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Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers of Australian Government Publications

By: John Pitson [Revised]

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1981

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 245642

ISBN: 0642033455

Condition: Very Good Condition


463 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Australia; Books on Books; ISBN: 0642033455. ISBN/EAN: 9780642033451. Inventory No: 245642. Hardcover View more info

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W.O.W. Writers on Writing

By: Jon Winokur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Running Press: 1990

Seller ID: 235557

ISBN: 0894718770

Condition: Very Good Condition


Collects the quotations of great writers on such topics as books, characters, editors, genres, and inspiration 372 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; Writing. ISBN: 0894718770. ISBN/EAN: 9780894718779. Inventory No: 235557. Hardcover View more info

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The Writing School Guide to...The 29 Most Common Writing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

By: Leisure Study Group

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Leisure Study Group: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 227977

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The advice herein applies to all types of writing, fiction and non fiction. 73 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; Inventory No: 227977. Paperback View more info

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Story of the Chinese Book

By: Liu Kuo-Chun

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1958

Seller ID: 228800

Condition: Very Good Condition


A bit worn around the spine edges 87 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; Inventory No: 228800. Paperback View more info

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Open A World of Possible: Real Stories About the Joy and Power of Reading

By: Lois Bridges [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Scholastic: 2014

Seller ID: 248503

ISBN: 0545799937

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This anthology of true-life stories by some of America's leading literacy advocates, authors and poets celebrates the joy and power of reading. Informed by the great pleasure that they derive from their own reading, these innovative thinkers are dedicated to helping young people discover and create their own rich lives as readers. 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Education; Books on Books; Books About Books. ISBN/EAN: 9780545799935. Inventory No: 248503. Paperback View more info

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A Satanic Affair - Salman Rushdie & The Rage Of Islam

By: Malise Ruthven

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1990

Seller ID: 231477

ISBN: 0701135913

Condition: Good Condition


This is a full account of the Rushdie affair pointing out how the crisis has focused attention on the cultural divide between the West and Muslim countries and secular and religious cultures. It also reveals the way in which, in a society unversed in the way of scriptural criticism and debate, the book was seen not just as an act of blasphemy, but as a fundamental attack on Islamic identity. Malise also wrote "Islam in the world". 184 pages. Spine slightly faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; ISBN: 0701135913. ISBN... View more info

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The Art of Self-Promotion - Successful Promotion by Writers

By: Marele Day

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Seller ID: 227978

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Will enable writers to gain the expertise in self-promotion necessary for success. It will give writers the skills and confidence to promote their work and increase their earnings. 92 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; Inventory No: 227978. Paperback View more info

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Writing for Pleasure and Profit

By: Michael Legat

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 227980

ISBN: 0709026773

Condition: Very Good Condition


A book which aims to show how writing can be both a pleasurable and a profitable activity. The author offers advice on writing, submitting manuscripts and the requirements of the different markets. Michael Legat was Editorial Director of Corgi Books and then of Cassell. 176 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0709026773. ISBN/EAN: 9780709026778. Inventory No: 227980. Paperback View more info