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Writer's Guide by Graham King (£24.00)Publisher: Times Books — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0007101546]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Text complete, clean and tight. A nice copy.Description: From the flap: “The Times Writer's Guide is the essential single-volume guide for all who aspire to improve their writing skills. Whether you want to write a novel, draft a report for the School Board, create a compelling CV, write a letter of protest to the Council that will be taken seriously, or enter the brave new world of emoticons and e-mail, this book is for you and indeed for all the family. Divided into eight easy-to-use sections, all the advice you need from grammar and punctuation to building your vocabulary.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Philip Howard. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 832 pages. Tags: one-topic-per-page generalisations administrative encyclopaedias administration specifications brainstorming supplementary illustrations instructions hierarchical shortlisting line-parsing need-to-know completeness expressions interesting signposting non-fiction punctuation definitions informative information efficiency techniques gazetteers glossaries persuasive indefinite journalism dictionary discussion sequential semi-colon readership appendices children's paragraphs typography surprising sentences numbering objective landscape principle structure libraries recursion databases professor summaries
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Great Sexual Scandals by Susan Crosland (£14.50)Publisher: Robson — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1861055560]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ slightly ruffled. Text bright and tight.Description: Each of the 27 chapters is written with the authority and wit for which her books are known, whether non-fiction or fiction. Possibly the most outrageous account here is the opening chapter, 'Queen Pasiphae', set in Crete in 2,000 BC, where King Minos's wife gratifies her monstrous passion for a majestic bull by secretly ordering Daedalus, the most celebrated craftsman of that day, to build a hollow wooden cow in which the Queen arranges herself to receive her bestial lover. Illustrated with B&W photographs.Notes: Size: 8vo Medium (23 x 14cm Approx.). 264 pages. Tags: erotica passion Pasiphae Daedalus Minos
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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The Purple Decades by Tom Wolfe (£11.00)Publisher: Jonathon Cape — 1983Binding: Paperback (Incorrected Proof) [ISBN: 0224029436]Condition: Poor. A copy for reading rather than admiring, generally shabby but text complete and acceptable. Heavy reading creases to the spine. Notably rubbed at the outside edges of the covers and spine.Description: Notes: Size: 8" x 5½". 398 pages. Tags: acclaimed acid and author's autobiography bauhaus best biography catchers chic complete critically criticism electric essential fiction flak from general his house including introduction inventor journalism kool-aid list literary mau-mauing modern new non-fiction our own publications radical right selections studies stuff test text the writing
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
Creative Writing in English I by Gordon Taylor (£9.50)Publisher: Ginn & Company — 1964Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. Boards and spine somewhat dulled and soiled. Top edges of text block tanned. Text bright and tight.Description: Reprint [1960].Notes: Illustrated by John Ward. Size: 8¾" x 5½". Cream boards with Grey titling to the Spine. 231 pages. Tags: one-topic-per-page generalisations specifications encyclopaedias administrative administration illustrations brainstorming interjections supplementary intransitive instructions hierarchical shortlisting line-parsing need-to-know completeness prepositions participles composition signposting interesting non-fiction punctuation definitions informative information expressions indefinite surprising adjectives typography paragraphs children's transitive appendices readership semi-colon dictionary journalism persuasive glossaries gazetteers techniques efficiency sequential discussion adjectival numbering objective landscape
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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Mexican on a Bicycle and Other Crazy Doodles by Steve Trott (£7.50)Publisher: Armada — 1987Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0583311423]Condition: Good. Pages deeply tanned by age. Bookplate to the first blank.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 80 pages. Tags: children's english humour non-fiction puzzles
P&P: UK 1st £2.38. UK 2nd £2.20. EU Surface £2.56. EU Air £2.86. ROW Surface £2.56. ROW Air £4.30

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The History Of London by Walter Besant (£7.50)Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. — 1902Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Previous owners' inscription to the first and second blank. Tissue guard to the frontis tanned and spotted. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: 4th Impression. Notes: Size: 7¼" x 5". Decorative boards. 256 pages. Tags: and children conditions customs england events fitzstephen historical history juvenile life literature london non-fiction periods sites social william
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

 
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