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1 The Essential Writer's Companion: A Concise Guide to Writing Effectively for School, Home or Office
Boston Houghton, Mifflin & Co 1997 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
251pp. + 2pp. index. Small dime sized stain to the front cover. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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2 Ballenger, Bruce The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers
NY Pearson Longman 2004 Fourth Edition Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
376pp. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Brown, Rollo Walter The Writer's Art By Those Who Have Practiced It
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1924 Third Impression Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
357pp. Contributions from R.L. Stevenson, Emerson, Spencer, Poe, Frank Norris, Ruskin, Henry Jsmes, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, Thoreau, and others. Ownership ink stamp on the front pastedown, bookplate on the front free endpaper. Endpapers and pastedowns offset. This book is housed in a custom, handmade brown leather cover which is decorated on the front with a black leather thistle motif. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Carr, Edwin Hamlin Putnam's Handbook of Expression: For the Enrichment of Conversation, Writing and Public Speaking
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1915 Full Leather Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
173pp. Original full leather with three semi-raised bands on the spine. Gilt vignette of two crossed quills on the front board, all edges gilt. Leather mostly peeled from the back board but carefully reattached with archival quality binding glue. All edges rubbed through. The heel of the spine is chipped. The leather on the back board is torn along the joint at the heel. Ownership inscription and lengthy notation to the first blank prelim. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Carter, Henry Holland & Frank Davidson A Reader for Writers
Boston D.C. Heath & Co. 1947 Second Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
557pp. Ownership inscriptions to the front pastedown. Faint ownership ink stamps to the endpapers. Top and fore edges of the text block are foxed. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Cronkite, Walter A Reporter's Life
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1996 First Edition Original Cloth Near Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author
384pp. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Cronkite was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Jimmy Carter in 1981. He has been called "The Most Trusted Man in America." Bottom corners gently bumped. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Glorfeld, Louis A. & David A. Lauerman, Norman C. Stageberg A Concise Guide for Writers
NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977 Fourth Edition Original Wraps Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
209pp. + 1pp. chart. Wraps creased. Some dampstain to the text block edges. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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8 Graham, Paula W. Speaking of Journals: Childrens Book Writers Talk About Their Diaries, Notebooks and Sketchbooks
Honesdale Boyds Mills Press 1999 Third Printing Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
226pp. Illustrated. Contributions from Bruce Coville, Marion Dane Bauer, Jack Gantos, Jacqueline Woodson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Graham Salisbury, Jean Craighead George and 20 other authors. Minor creasing at one corner. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Gross, Terry All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians and Artists
NY Hyperion 2004 First Paperback Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
353pp. Some leaning to the binding, slight. Minor creasing to the same. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Hurd, Hollis T. Writing for Lawyers
Pittsburgh Journal Broadcasting & Communications 1996 Twelfth Printing Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
148pp. Scuff mark to the front cover. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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11 Jordan, Lewis (ed.) The New York Times Style Book For Writers and Editors
NY McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1962 Original Cloth Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
124pp. + 2pp. blank notes. Large closed tear to the back panel of the jacket which was once tape repaired; the tape has since been removed leaving a tape ghost. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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12 King, Stephen On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
NY Scribner 2000 First Edition Original Cloth Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
288pp. Frontispiece. No previous ownership inscriptions. A beautiful copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Leonard, Elmore Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
NY William Morrow 2007 First Edition Original Decorative Boards Very Good No Jacket Remainder 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Joe Ciardiello 
91pp. Illustrated. Black marker strike on the bottom edge of the text block; remaindered. Three corners gently bumped. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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14 Lester, James D. Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide
NY HarperCollins College Publishers 1996 Fourth Printing Spiral Bound Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
408pp. Thumb indexed. Text lightly browned. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Siegel, Marvin (ed.) The Last Word: The New York Times Book of Obituaries and Farewells
NY Quill 1999 First Paperback Edition Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
426pp. Traces of wear. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 Smith Magazine (ed.) Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six Word Memoirs By Famous and Obscure Writers
NY Harper Perennial 2008 Fourth Printing Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
227pp. Ownership address label and another sticker on the half title. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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17 Stegner, Wallace Where the Bluebird Sings in the Lemonade Springs: Living and Wiritng in the West
NY Random House 1992 First Edition Original Cloth Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
227pp. Honey colored endpapers. No previous ownership inscriptions. The jacket has some staining to the verso, not observable on the recto or on the binding or text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Stillman, Peter R. Families Writing
Cincinnati Writers Digest Books 1989 Second Printing Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
189pp. + 2pp. ads. Illustrated. Front cover soiled at the top edge. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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19 Turabian, Kurt L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations
Chicago University Of Chicago 1996 Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
308pp. Light soil to the wraps. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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