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1 The Colophon New Series: A Quarterly for Bookmen, Spring 1938, Volume III, Number 2
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., Elmer Adler, Alfred Stanford, John T. Winterich, (Editors) New York Pyson Printers Inc 1938 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover. 328 Pages. Ex-college library with usual markings.Text block is tight with clean pages. Gray cloth covered boards with illustrated in green. Has modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing and wear to tips and corners. Please see our photo-image. 
Price: 9.25 USD

 
2 The Practical Stylist (Fifth Edition)
Baker, Sheridan (The University of Michigan) New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Row, Publishers 1981 006040454X / 9780060404543 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Chris Kristiansen (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 205 pages with index; Fifth edition; Textblock is tight with light amount of underlining, former bookstore price written in pen to the half-title page and two light marks on the contents page; Pictorial cover with some shelf and edge wear including tanning; . (Has twelve thorough chapters and index on writing. The titles are: Subject and Thesis, Structure, Paragraphs, Tactics, Evidence, Writing Good Sentences, Correcting Wordy Sentences, Words, Research, A Writer's Handbook, Punctuation, Spelling, Capitalization and A Glossary of Usage. In this Fifth Edition, the author strengthened the first chapter concerning the student's overwhelming problem of getting started, adding help with discovering a subject, with sharpening a thesis, with projecting one's private responses into written validity, and finding one's written voice.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
 
3 Twenty Questions for the Writer: A Rhetoric With Readings (Third Edition)
Berke, Jacqueline (Drew University) New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers 1981 015592401X / 9780155924017 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 597 pages with index; Third edition; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Cream-colored cover with no tears and modest shelf & edge wear including light wear to edges, light rubbing; . (A complete reader, rhetoric, research guide handbook all in one with it organized into the Introduction, Writing a Short Paper (the twenty questions), Writing a Long Paper: Research and Organization and Principles of Styles: A Guide. Part 1 still furnishes a frame for the writing course with the approach rooted in the observation that a writer invariably starts with a question and the chapters of Part 1 are titled accordingly. Each of these chapters is a self-contained writing assignment with precise instruction and practice exercises designed to serve as warm-up for a full-length essay and each chapter also offers ample illustrative readings and a list of suggested topics drawn from a variety of fields.) 
Price: 6.02 USD

 
4 A Guide to Writing Research Papers
Berry, Dorothea M.; Martin, Gordon P. New York, New York, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill 1972 0070050295 / 9780070050297 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 161 pages with index; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Cover has no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including light tanning; . (Presents information writers need in order to save time, and avoid frustration and error. Written in a clear and concise manner including sections on the organization of the research paper, footnotes and bibliographies, presentation of tables and illustrations, and typing the manuscript. An appendix on research methods and sources includes sections on outlining and note-taking as well as lists of reference tools in the major academic subject fields.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
 
5 Standard French-English, English-French Dictionary
Carney, Faye Paris, France Larousse 1994 2034513339 / 9782034513336 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 994 pages; Heavy/oversize book; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings save for light page creasing/some marks from previous moisture at the back with no pages sticking; Former owners details at bottom of textblock, hence price; Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including some small nicks; . (Designed for students and teachers of French at both school and university level, as well as those with an active interest in French who use it regularly in the course of their work or leisure activities. Created by an international team of lexicographers, this book was a welcome addition to the range of Larousse bilingual dictionaries. It is comprehensive, has relevance of coverage, ease of use, and reliability. The text also reflects the international nature of French and English, with many Swiss, Belgian and Canadian terms are included and users of American English will find that American vocabulary and usage are given generous treatment throughout. The carefully structured layout and clear presentation of the dictionary text mean that set phrases and compounds are easy to identify. The various nuances of meaning and register of a word are clearly indicated to avoid ambiguity and to make access to the appropriate translation as straightforward as possible. Finally, every effort was made to ensure that example sentences reflect authentic usage and that translations are accurate and up-to-date.) 
Price: 12.22 USD

 
6 The A+ Guide to Research and Term Papers
Colligan, Louise New York City, New York, USA Scholastic Book Services 1981 0590317113 / 9780590317115 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps; 120 pages with index; Textlbock is tight with unmarked pages; Pages are gently tanned; Unfaded cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Do you have a hard time getting started? There are 150 great ideas for term paper topics inside, and handy checklists designed to keep you schedule. This book is designed to help guide you every step of the way, plus there is information on footnotes, bibliographies, research techniques, even a sample term paper.) 
Price: 5.70 USD

 
 
7 Classrooms That Work: They Can All Read and Write
Cunningham, Patricia Marr; Allington, Richard L. U.S.A. Allyn & Bacon 2003 0205355412 / 9780205355419 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 286 pages with index; Third edition; Black & white photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright with just some light highlighting; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has minimal shelf and edge wear; . (Designed for courses focusing on instructional reading methods. Reflects an integrative approach to literacy based on the proven idea that the more children read and write, the better they will read and write. New to this edition: A new chapter on Multi-level Instruction includes a variety of whole-class and small group formats which teachers use to provide support for struggling readers and challenges for advanced readers; A new chapter on Assessment describes how teachers can make assessment an integral part of their instruction and contains a variety of practical checklists and other assessment suggestions; A new chapter on comprehension describes a variety of activities, which promote thoughtful literacy for both story and informational text.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
8 Patterns of Exposition 6
Decker, Randall E. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1978 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 363 pages; Second printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners details neatly written to front-free endpaper and one page of marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing, wear to spine and edges; . (This retained the basic principles and the general format of the five former editions - (for composition anthology). The total number of selections remained the same, 23 of those best liked from the previous edition were retained, twenty are new to this edition, and several of these are anthologized here for the first time anywhere (at time of printing). Suggestions for writing assignments to be developed from ideas in the essays are located immediately after each selection.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
 
9 Patterns in Writing (Revised)
Doremus, Robert B.; Lacy, Edgar W.; Rodman, George Bush (University of Wisconsin) New York, New York, U.S.A. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1956 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 748 pages with index; 1956 revised edition; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for light wear/discoloration to top of textblock; Blue cover with shelf and edge wear including some rubbing, nicks, 1/4 inch close-tear crease to front cover; .(This provides students/readers instruction and practice in the art and craft of writing, provides opportunity and guidance for intelligent and accurate reading while enlarging understanding and improvement of the power of thought. Is divided into seven parts and within each part (except the sixth), the selections are arranged in a progressive order according to their complexity in style, structure, and thought. With 'Experience and Observation' it attempts to convey to the reader what the author has seen and done. 'Explanation' contains examples of a number of different kinds of simple exposition. 'Evaluation' introduces writing which not only expounds but appraises. 'Persuasion' are those selections wherein the author has not only evaluated his material but is engaged in a more or less determined attempt to persuade). 
Price: 5.85 USD

 
10 Scripteasers: A Book of Fun and Learning For Those Who Read and Write (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Evans, Nell Womack Denver, Colorado Golden Bell Press 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
; 132 pages; No edition indicated; Black & white illustrations; Book block is tight with unmarked pages (save for small mark on 'Foreword' page); SIGNED BY AUTHOR with gift inscription on front-free endpaper; Tangerine cloth-covered boards with title in blue on front board & spine; Cream-colored dust-jacket with light shelf-rubbing, shelf wear includes a few small nicks; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(The purpose of this book and of the column from which it sprang was to highlight journalism, and the printing trades in all their interesting facets. As 'scripteasing', either of copy or proof had served the author well as stimulating help, she shares here her enthusiasm of 'English as it was spoken in the newspapers'.) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
 
11 Teaching Young Children: In Nursery School, Kindergarten, and the Primary Grades (New-World Education Series)
Gans, Roma; Stendler, Celia Burns; Almy, Millie U.S.A. World Book Company 1952 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 454 pages with index; New-World Education Series; No edition indicated; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Green cloth boards with the title in medium brown and cream; Has modest shelf and edge wear with just two small marks to the front; . (Most people who work with youngsters are eager to find and use information from all of the fields related to child development. This book discusses ideas and principles from all of the professions concerned with young children, but tries to use language that is applicable and intelligible to teachers and prospective teachers of young children, as well as to parents and those in related fields. The term young children, refers generally to those between the ages of four and nine, including those customarily enrolled in nursery schools, kindergartens, and grades, 1,2, and 3. A teacher, must use insight and understanding of children, and the individual child, in order to develop effective teaching methods, so this book aims to be practical. The problems that appear throughout the text are intended to stimulate thought and discussion, with some of these problems being designed to foster cooperation between all that are involved in the teaching process. The reading lists included have drawn on a number of fields of information and the annotations frequently indicate which parts of the book are especially helpful, what special purpose the book may serve, and whether the book is more appropriate for browsing or a thorough study. Divided into four main parts with sub-sections, they include: Part 1: A New Charter For Young Children Part 2: Organizing and Evaluating Learning Experiences Part 3: What Do the Children Learn? and Part 4: Organizing and Planning the Child's School. ) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
12 Reading Culture: Contexts for Critical Reading and Writing
George, Diana; Trimbur, John U.S.A. Pearson Longman 2004 0321122208 / 9780321122209 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 583 pages with index; Fifth edition; Color photographs; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners name neatly written to the top of the half-title page; Bright and unfaded cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (The numerous assignments in the book guide students through the processes of analyzing a wide range of texts, conducting field research and mini-ethnographies, and exploring historical archives. Has a new four-color design and four-color art which enhances the visual appeal of the text, plus fifty-five new readings, a segment on reading the news which shows students how to read culture by presenting a short case study on the news media and its coverage of the events of September 11, 2001. Has new classic readings, plus a new chapter 'Living in a Postcolonial World' which examines America from a global perspective and much more.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
 
13 A Concise Guide for Student Writers
Glorfeld, Louis E.; Lauerman, David A.; Stageber, Norman C. U.S.A. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1963 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps; 127 pages with index; Printing June 1966; Textblock is tight and bright save for light underlining/marginalia on approximately 10 pages; Pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing and wear to corners and top and tail of spine; . (This brief textbook has three purposes (1) to show college students how to plan and begin a theme; (2) to help them overcome those writing faults that experience has shown to be the most frequent; and (3) to teach them the standard methods of developing thought in paragraphs and the devices that will enable them to achieve a smooth, readable style. ) 
Price: 6.22 USD

 
14 21st Century Writing: An Accelerated Program to Help Students Develop Their Writing Skills (Gr 5-8)
Heisher, Paul; Fout, Donna; Ready, Mary Ann Carthage, Illinois, USA Teaching & Learning Company 2003 1573103934 / 9781573103930 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Alex Glikin 
; Wraps; 144 pages; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Since writing skills are more important than ever, students need to develop their craftsmanship and their sense of how writing can be a satisfying means of self-expression. The creative activities in this book provide students with opportunities to improve their writing skills. Included are: Activities to help students learn how to revise and rewrite, gain experience in editing other people's work as well as their own, how to organize their thoughts and put their ideas and images into a logical structure with real opportunities for sharing what they write and receiving feedback, besides the fun they'll have with their writing. Units include: technical writing, expository writing, letter writing, writing for public speaking and more - with nine units.) 
Price: 6.54 USD

 
 
15 Talent Is Not Enough: Mollie Hunter on Writing for Children
Hunter, Molly New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Row, Publishers 1976 0060226498 / 9780060226497 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Harry Bertschmann (Jacket Design) 
; 126 pages; First U.S. edition, First printing; Ex-library with usual library markings; Textblock is tight with light marginalia on one page within the text; Endpapers are blue; Boards are light green with the title in gold; Bright green, blue and orange dust-jacket which has partial protective covering on it from the previous library; It has modest shelf and edge wear including wear to top and tail of the spine and tips with repair; . (This grew out of a series of lectures Mollie Hunter delivered in the U.S. in 1975, including the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. It is a personal, insightful, thought-provoking book that will move and enrich the student and critic of children's literature as well as any aspiring writer. The author was one of the finest writers of books for young people, so was uniquely qualified to write about the demanding but satisfying art and craft of writing for children.) 
Price: 5.15 USD

 
16 Love, Boy: The Letters of Mac Hyman (Southern Literary Studies)
Hyman, Mac; Blackburn, William (Editor) U.S.A. Louisiana State University Press 1969 0807109096 / 9780807109090 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 227 pages; Ex-library with ususal markings; Southern Literary Studies; Introduction by Max Steele; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with the remainders of some moisture which has given it page wave to the top (no pages are sticking-hence price); Orange cloth covered boards; Dust-jacket is still bright with modest shelf and edge wear and same residue from damp; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The letters of Mac Hyman tell a story - the story of the problems, frustrations, and final disillusionment of a young writer in American society. Born in 1923 in the small town of Cordele, Georgia, Hyman achieved fame and financial success with the publication of his best-selling novel 'No Time for Sergeants'. But as an artist, he had grave misgivings about himself. A true humorist, Hyman was able to turn his gravest doubts about himself into comedy. In this volume, edited by his friend and teacher William Blackburn, are some 150 letters and excerpts from letters he wrote to writer-friends such as William Styron and Max Steels, and to his agent, his publisher, and his family. They also contain perceptive comments on the issues of the age, shed light on some literary figures, and provide a great deal of solid advice on how to write and how not to write.) 
Price: 5.60 USD

 
 
17 Literature An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry and Drama: Part 1 Fiction (Ninth Edition)
Kennedy, X.J.; Gioia, Dana New York, New York, U.S.A. Pearson Longman 2005 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; Each section has its own pagination; Ninth Edition; This book, or section is Part 1: Fiction; Textblock is tight with underlining/marginalia; Small part of upper textblock has been bumped; Medium-blue durable cover with no tears, and shelf and edge wear that includes some rubbing/gentle creasing; . (This is Part 1: Fiction, which starts with chapter one through to chapter eleven. The table of contents included in this first part, Part 1: Fiction is: Reading a Story, Point of View, Character, Setting, Tone and Style, Theme, Symbol, Evaluating a Story, Reading Long Stories and Novels, Two Critical Casebooks: Edgar Allan Poe and Flannery O'Connor and Stories for Further Reading. The title 'Literature, Ninth Edition' is actually in four separate parts, with each of the first three parts devoted to one of the major literary forms-fiction, poetry and drama. The fourth section is a comprehensive introduction to critical writing. All together, the book(s) is an attempt to provide a student with a reasonably compact introduction to the study and appreciation of stories, poems, and plays, as well as practical advice on the sort of writing expected in a college English course. Again, this book is strictly Part 1: Fiction. ) 
Price: 6.44 USD

 
18 Research Methods in Social Relations (Fifth Edition)
Kidder, Louise; Judd, Charles M.; Smith, Eliot R. (Dept of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University) New York, New York, U.S.A. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1986 0030024730 / 9780030024733 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 563 pages with index, Fifth edition; Textblock is tight with light amount of marginalia, highlighting and former owners name to top right of front-free endpaper; Bright blue boards with the title in red: Has modest shelf and edge wear including light rubbing to edges; . (Since its founding in 1936, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) has had as its primary goal the encouragement of research on significant social problems and issues. Hence the purposes of the Society and the development of social science research methods have been closely linked throughout SPSSI's history, with this book supporting that commitment. SPSSI's research philosophy is based on the premise that the study of complex social issues must be approached from multiple perspectives with a variety of research techniques. This edition begins with two new chapters on the nature of knowledge and the logic of social inquiry, and the title of the chapters are: Acquiring social knowledge-scientific and ordinary knowing, Examining social relations research, Measurement-from abstract concepts to concrete represenations, Radonmized experiments, Quasi-experimental designs, Survey research designs, An introduction to sampling, Field work and participant observation-studying particular people and places, Scaling, Questionnaires and Interviews-overview of strategies, Questionnaires and interviews-asking questions effectively, Observational and archival data, Coding data and describing distributions, Describing relationships between variables, Controlling for third variables, Applied and evaluation research, Writing the research report and Ethical implications.) 
Price: 6.48 USD

 
 
19 Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
Kirszner, Laurie G.; Mandell, Stephen R. New York, New York, U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 1986 0312598211 / 9780312598211 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Esther Frederiksen (Cover Art) 
; Wraps; 566 pages with index; Third edition; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf and edge wear including crease to the front panel; (To help students prepare for writing assignments not only in the English classroom but beyond. The approach combines precept and example: discussions of writing procedure and rhetorical pattern are immediately illustrated by one or more annotated student papers and then followed by a series of professionally written pieces for analysis and discussion in the classroom. As before, the book begins with a comprehensive introductory chapter devoted to the writing process.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
20 Successful Writing at Work: Sixth Edition
Kolin, Philip C. (University of Southern Mississippi) Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin College Div 2001 0618040234 / 9780618040230 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Sarah Melhado Bishins (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 705 pages with index; Sixth edition; Color and black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for very light amount of marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including some cover curl to front cover; . (Success in the workplace depends in large part on the ability to prepare effective documents and visuals. This text will teach you how to research, write and design the types of documents and graphics for both print and electronic. Besides giving detailed, clear guidelines and realistic models for business writing, this edition also emphasizes technology at work with: Tech Notes, Electronic research sources and Using Visuals.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

 
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