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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

By: Agee, James; Robert Phelps, James Harold Flye (Introduction)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10236

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and a previous owner bookplate (name inked out). Dust jacket has edge wear, creasing, and rubbing wear. Protected now in a Mylar cover. 235 pages with Chronology of References in the Letters. View more info

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A Matter of Passion: Letters of Bernard Berenson and Clotilde Marghieri

By: Berenson, Bernard; Marghieri, Clotilde (Edited By Dario Biocca)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04422

ISBN: 0520065271

Condition: Near Fine


286 pages with Index. View more info

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Handbook for Public Relations Writing

By: Bivins, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Illinois, NTC Business Books: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 03238

ISBN: 0844232637

Condition: Fine


340 pages with Glossary, Glossary of Grammatical Terms, and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Blow By Blow: A Collection of Steve Blow's Award-Winning Columns from the Dallas Morning News

By: Blow, Steve (SIGNED)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dallas, Three Forks Press: 2001

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03985

ISBN: 0963762982

Condition: Fine


No edition stated, but letter "b" on copyright page probably indicates second printing. Inscribed to the previous owner ("Ruth") on the half-title page. 223 pages, about 100 columns from the first ten years. View more info

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Thoughts in a Dry Season: A Miscellany

By: Brenan, Gerald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07922

ISBN: 0521220068

Condition: Very Good


Foxing to the page edges and a bit to the inside of the jacket, which is protected now in a clear Mylar cover. Otherwise clean and free of marks and dings. A major figure in Spanish literary studies and well known for his connection to the Bloomsbury group, Brenan offers here a sequence of aphorisms, descriptive pieces, brief essays, memoirs, opinions and quotations on an array of topics such as love, death, religion, art, nature, and dreams. 177 pages. View more info

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How's That Again? A Guide to Effective Written and Oral Communication in Business

By: D'Aprix, Roger M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Homewood, Illinois, Dow Jones-Irwin, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01580

Condition: Very Good+


Minor edge wear, bumping. Speaks to the importance of good communication skills in the "upcoming post-Vietnam business world." View more info

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The 2000-Mile Turtle and Other Episodes from Editor Harold Smith's Private Journal

By: Fox, H. B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Madrona Press, Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06464

ISBN: 0890520143

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name marked over on front-pastedown, otherwise a clean copy. The dust jacket has just the slightest trace of wear. A nice, clean copy. Harold Smith owned and published newspapers in Centerville and Madisonville, Texas and also wrote a syndicated column. 128 pages with scattered vignette drawings throughout the text. View more info

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The Universal Penman

By: Hofer, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09168

Condition: Good


Oversized book in decorative paper covers, with edge wear and rubbing. Page 47/48 is loose. 212 pages following Hofer's introductory essay. Republication of the first Dover reprint in 1954 of George Bickham's publication in London, 1740-1741. All 212 engravings from that publication are included in this volume in their original size. View more info

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800 Years of Women's Letters

By: Kenyon, Olga

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 01626

Condition: Fine


298 pages. Foreword by P.D. James. An antholohy of women's writing through letters, from the 12th century to present day. From Heloise to Jane Austen to George Sand and Mary Kingsley, a wide variety of themes are represented, and the book is organized thus: How Women View Their Roles; Friendship; Childhood and Education; Love and Sexual Passion; Marriage and Childbirth; Housekeeping and Daily Life; Work, War and Alleviating Suffering; Travellers and Travelling; Illness and Ageing; and Political Skills. There are also Appendices for The Epistolary Novel and Select Biographies. View more info

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Keeping Secrets: The Girlhood Diaries of Seven Women Writers

By: Lyons, Mary E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07659

ISBN: 0805030654

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark bottom edge. 180 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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A Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward

By: Metzker, Isaac (Editor & Introduction)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09303

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear, bumping. The dust jacket is price-clipped, has edge wear, and rubbing to the rear panel. Protected now in a Mylar cover. 214 pages plus Glossary. Black and white photos. Foreword and Notes by Harry Golden. The Bintel Brief was a regular feature in the Jewish Daily Forward, a column that printed interesting letters from readers and thoughtful responses to them. Metzker, editor of the Forward, selected for this book a cross-section of letters that represented the joys, challenges, and frustrations Jews experienced in America. The letters span the years 1906 to 1967. View more info

Technical Writing

By: Mills, Gordon H. And John A. Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02289

Condition: Very Good


Bumping and edge wear. No marks or writing found--clean interior. A collectible early volume on the subject of Technical Writing from two University of Texas professors. View more info

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American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) Journal; Vol. 6 No. 2; June 1991

By: Sanchez , Ronald J. (Editor-in-Chief)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland, American Medical Writers Association: 1991

Seller ID: 07545

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages, illustrated. Quarterly journal of the AMWA. View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 38, Number 1, February 1991

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Virginia, Society for Technical Communication: 1991

Seller ID: 10461

Condition: Near Fine


Special section on Hypertext (Roger Grice, William Horton, et al). Additional articles include: Editors, Rules, and Revision Research; How to Write Effective Hazard Alert Messages; Designing Manuals for Active Learning Styles; and Alphabetic Software Manuals. Features include: Working Successfully with Technical Experts--From their Perspective; Accentuate the Positive; and Usage of the Passive Voice. View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 37, Number 3, August 1990

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Virginia, Society for Technical Communication: 1990

Seller ID: 10462

Condition: Near Fine


Articles include: Numerical Analysis as Technical Communication; The Scientific Poster: Guidelines for Effective Visual Communication; The Editor as Ally; Caught in Compromising Positions: Trade-offs in Practicing Technical Communication; Differentiating Technical Translation from Technical Writing; Promoting Equality of the Sexes through Technical Writing; Survey of Graduate and Undergraduate Internships in Technical Communication; An Editing Project for Teaching Technical Communication; and A Cost and Price Model for Technical Publishing. FEATURES include: The All-Star Editor; Analyzing Tech... View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 37, Number 2, May 1990

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Virginia, Society for Technical Communication: 1990

Seller ID: 10463

Condition: Near Fine


ARTCLES include: Desktop Publishing and Resource Management; Annotated Bibliography on Costs, Productivity, Quality, and Profitability in Technical Publishing, 1956-1988; The Encyclopedic Reference as a Model for Print Documentation; Improving the Readability of Specialized Language in Emerging Technology; Developing a Simplified English Vocabulary; The Elephant and the Blind Men: A Look at Functionality; Establishing Quality Standards and Trade Regulations for Technical Writing in World Trade; and The Technical Editor and the Non-native Speaker of English. FEATURES include: Desktop Publishin... View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 37, Number 1, February 1990

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Technical Communication, Journal, Technical Writing, Desktop Publishing, Print Documentation, Hypertext, Hypercard, Online Help: 1990

Seller ID: 10464

Condition: Near Fine


ARTCLES include: Document Processing by Computer: Some Generic Models; Information Retrieval with a Printed User's Manual and with Online Hypercard Help; Using Off-the-shelf Software to Create a Hypertext Electronic Encyclopedia; The Learning-support System: A Unified Approach to Developing Customer Documentation and Training; Portrait of a Technical Communicator: A Bibliographic Review of Current Research. FEATURES include: A Solitary Writer's Linguistic Void and Working with the Non-professional Writer. View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 36, Number 4, November 1989

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Technical Communication, Journal, Technical Writing, Desktop Publishing, Print Documentation, Hypertext, Hypercard, Online Help: 1989

Seller ID: 10465

Condition: Near Fine


Special Issue: Document Design Moves into the Next Decade. Articles include: Document Design from 1980 to 1989: The Challenges that Remain; Revising IRS Publications: A Case Study; Document Design form a Japanese Perspective: Improving the Relationships Between Clients and Writers; Surmounting the Barrier Between Japanese and English Technical Documents; The Expanding Scope of Document Design; Electronic Publishing: A Broader Role for Simplification; "Shared Information": Some Observations of Communication in Japanese Technical Settings; Interacting with Multiple Readers: A Significant Compone... View more info