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The Penguin Writer's Manual

By: Martin Manser and Stephen Curtis

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: 242973

ISBN: 0140514899

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Penguin Writer's Manual is the essential companion for anyone who wants to master the art of writing good English. Whether you're composing an essay, sending a business letter or an email to a colleague, or firing off an angry letter to a newspaper, this guide will help you to brush up you communication skills and write correct and confident English. 344 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; IS... View more info

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Writing for Pleasure and Profit

By: Michael Legat

Price: $14.00

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. ... View more info

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Future Libraries

By: R. Howard Bloch and Carla Hesse

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1995

Seller ID: 227915

ISBN: 0520088115

Condition: Near Fine Condition


As the digital revolution sweeps us toward the twenty-first century, what issues, passions, and anxieties are evoked when we consider the place of the library in the future? Humanists and social scientists are only beginning to recognize that the current revolution in the dissemination of knowledge is comparable to the one that followed the advent of printing, when huge numbers of books first became available. On the eve of the opening of the Bibliothèque de France, whi... View more info

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How To Write Funny Stories - A Writer's Notebook

By: Rachel E. Lisberg

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Scholastic: 2002

Seller ID: 230495

ISBN: 0439444500

Condition: Very Good Condition


112 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0439444500. ISBN/EAN: 9780439444507. Inventory No: 230495. Paperback View more info

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Getting Yourself Published - A Guide for Australia & New Zealand

By: Robin Bromby

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Cromarty Press: 1985

Seller ID: 230389

ISBN: 0949675148

Condition: Very Good Condition


93 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Books About Books; Books for Writers; ISBN: 0949675148. ISBN/EAN: 9780949675149. Inventory No: 230389. Paperback View more info

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Literature, Manuscripts & Modern First Editions Sale 634

By: Roddy Newlands [Specialists in Charge]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury Auctions: 2007

Seller ID: 227780

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Modern First Editions; Illuminated Manuscripts; Continental and Other Manuscripts; English Manuscripts; English Literature and History; Architecture and Engineering; Astronomy, Mathematics & Computing; Esoterica and Occult; Continental Literature and History 162 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books on Books; Inventory No: 227780. Paperback View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors

By: The Oxford English Dictionary department [Compiled by]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1981

Seller ID: 234373

ISBN: 0192129708

Condition: Good Condition


Adopted by "The Times" and "The Sunday Times" as their official style book, the dictionary gives straightforward guidance on difficult spellings, foreign words, abbreviations, capitalization, punctuation, etc. 448 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference; Books for Writers; Books About Books. ISBN: 0192129708. ISBN/EAN: 9780192129703. Inventory No: 234373. Hardcover View more info

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Important Printed Books and Manuscripts, Wednesday 24th October, 2007. Sale NY2

By: Tom Lamb, Richard Austin [Specialists in Charge]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury Auctions: 2007

Seller ID: 227779

Condition: Near Fine Condition


198 lots illustrated and described with sale guide prices. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books on Books; Inventory No: 227779. Paperback View more info

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Memories of Childhood and The Perfect Gift Sale NY 5 [Combined catalogue]

By: Tom Lamb, Richard Austin, Jeremy Markowitz, Peter Costanzo [Specialists in Charge]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury Auctions: 2007

Seller ID: 227781

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Sessions 1 Memories of Childhood: Education; Fairy Tales and Fantasy; Nursery Rhymes and Poetry, Playthings and Games; Movable Books; Post-War and Modern Children's Lots, Books and Art - Session Two: The Perfect Gift for... Christmas Day, The Dickensian, the Literary Minded, the Library, the Famous, the Sportsman and Traveller, The Bibliophile. 162 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Books About Books; United States; Books on Books; ... View more info

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Confessions of a Writer

By: Vincent Brome

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227527

ISBN: 0091037905

Condition: Near Fine Condition


It is an audaciously frank account of the intellectual, emotional and social development of a self-educated young man, whose dedication to the writer's life carried him through appalling hazards. The theme of the book is the interminable struggle between making concessions to earning a living and maintaining literary standards. Above all the book vividly evokes what it really means to be an independent writer in this modern age. 272 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and sma... View more info