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Toronto: W.J. Gage, 1877. Delightful book from the late 1800s with useful information on English composition, provided in a format seldom seen today. Some rubbing of shelfwear, front and back hinges are a little tender, but interior pages are clean and bright. Hard Cover. Good.
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Linguistics : The Bobbs Merrill Series in Speech Communication

by Salus, Peter H

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780672610844
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AU$8.17

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USA: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1969. A few highlighted passages, otherwise a fine clean bright copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Chats on Autographs

by Broadley, A.M.

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$24.20

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Toronto: Bell and Cockburn, 1910. Hardcover, 1st Canadian edition, blue covers with decorative pastedowns on front and spine, gilt titles. Contains 135 illustrations. A must-have reference for the book collector. Some shelfwear and rubbing, bumped corners, some foxing on frontis, otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Newton D. Baker and His Books

by Thornton, Willis

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Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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AU$13.70

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Cleveland: The Press of Western Reserve University , 1954. Hardcover, 1st edition, 2nd impression. Book is in fine condition with only a touch of shelfwear. Dust jacket has a couple discrete tape repairs and some general edgewear, otherwise reasonably good. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.
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Analytic Syntax

by Jespersen, Otto

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780226398808
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AU$12.32

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USA: University of Chicago Press, 1969. A fine clean bright copy with only a touch of edgewear. Original printing from 1969. From the publisher:"Here the great Danish linguist Otto Jespersen puts forward his views on grammatical structure in a kind of shorthand formalism, devising symbols that represent various grammatical elements and then analyzing numerous sentences in terms of these symbols.… Read more
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Great Works of Today

by Barbara Shook Hazen

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Published
1979
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780837850184
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AU$13.01

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C.R. Gibson Company, 1979. Appears NEW AND UNREAD! The best of the 20th century wit and wisdom, from Kennedy to Robert Redford, Einstein and other notables. Soft Cover. As New.
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AU$13.01
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The Emily Post Book of etiquette for Young People

by Post, Elizabeth L.

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$20.03

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USA: Funk and Wagnalls, 1967. Hardcover, 1st edition, 3rd printing. Fantastic collection of manners and etiquette from the 1960s. How to be a perfect young person! Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. Dust jacket is somewhat frayed, but still present and protecting the book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good.
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The logic book

by Merrie Bergmann

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780394323237
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AU$20.03

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USA: Random House, 1980. Light shelf and edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Solutions to Selected Exercises in the Logic Book

by Merrie Bergmann; James Moor; Jack Nelson

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Published
1980
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780394325767
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AU$13.81

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USA: Random House, 1980. Some edgewear and creasing of cover, small tear at top of spine, otherwise quite good. NO MARKS INSIDE. Soft Cover. Good.
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Witty Toasts No. 6 - a Good selection of Popular Toasts : Some New Some Old All Good - Gem Library

by Ottenheimer Editors

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
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AU$17.97

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Baltimore: I & M Ottenheimer, 1917. Delightful book from 1917, number six in the series from the Gem Library. Minor edgewear and some age toning of pages otherwise a fine clean solid copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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A Student's Guide to 50 American Novels

by Lass, Abraham

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Published
1966
Condition
Good
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AU$8.17

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USA: Washington Square Pr, 1966. Some rubbing of covers and age toning of pages otherwise still a reasonable reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Adventures in Words : Speech Training for Canadian Schools

by Sansom, Clive ; Bennett, Rodney

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$12.32

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Toronto: Clarke Irwin & Company, 1940. Hardcover, 1st edition. Very nicely illustrated. Minor shelf and edgewear, former owner's name on FFEP otherwise a fine clean solid copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Fuller, Alison .
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The Elements of style - Second Edition

by Strunk, William

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Published
1972
Condition
Good
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AU$7.60

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USA: MacMillan, 1972. The classic and timeless book on writing. Some creasing of covers edgewear otherwise fine. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Thinking Through the Essay

by Sandbrook-Barker, Judith ; Graham, Neil

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780075490661
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AU$13.81

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Toronto: McGraw - Hill Book Company, 1986. Minor creasing of the spine and covers, otherwise a fine tight copy. A must-have book on the craft of writing essays of all sorts. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Ontario Writing Courses Book I Forms I , II - 1916 Original Edition

by Minister of Education for Ontario

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Published
1916
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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AU$53.92

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Toronto: United Press, 1916. 112 pages - this is the ORIGINAL, not a reproduction. First 6 pages show wonderful photographs of a woman at a writing desk who is illustrating "how to relax". Then follow pages of exercises to learn how to write longhand properly. Minor edgewear otherwise surprisingly great shape!. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Digital Type Design Guide: The Page Designer's Guide to Working With Type

by Cavanaugh, Sean;Oyer, Ken

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781568301907
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AU$13.81

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U.S.A.: Hayden Books, 1996. A clean fresh copy with only minor edgewear. NO CD - CD IS MISSING. Otherwise a clean bright copy - from the publisher:"Appealing to graphic designers and desktop publishers, Cavanaugh's guide provides an aesthetic and technical approach to the discussion of typography.". Soft Cover. Very Good.
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A Research Guide for Undergraduate Students: English and American Literature

by Baker, Nancy L.;Huling, Nancy

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780873525664
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AU$7.60

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U.S.A.: Modern Language Assn of Amer, 1995. 4th edition. Faint edgewear otherwise appears almost unread. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Et Cetera, Et Cetera: Notes of a Word-Watcher

by Thomas, Lewis

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316840996
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AU$11.05

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Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Co, 1990. Hardcover 1st edition - Some shelf and edgewear,a minor spine lean, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is rubbed,& slightly torn, otherwise still a good copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Linguistics & Literary Style

by Freeman, Donald

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Published
1970
Condition
Good to Fair
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U. S. A.: Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1970. Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well age toning, otherwise still a good reading copy. Soft Cover. Good to Fair.
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Ottawa: A Literary Portrait

by Bell, John

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780919001749
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AU$11.05

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East Lawerence Town, Nova Scotia, Canada: Pottersfield Pr, 2002. Very slight edgewear and faint creasing of spine and covers, otherwise a fine clean tight and bright copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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