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1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die

By: Boxall, Peter (General Editor)

Price: $28.20

Publisher: London, Quintet/New Burlington Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007547

ISBN: 1845660307

Condition: Very Good +


960pp., over 600 full-colour illustrations of book covers and frontispieces, posters and other contextual images, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft vertical crease to a small section at front of book. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Preface by Peter Ackroyd. "A comprehensive reference source, chronicling the history of the novel . . . offers concise, critical insight into the books and the writers that have excited the ... View more info

GOOD WRITERS FOR YOUNG READERS

By: Butts, Dennis (Edited by)

Price: $10.34

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Great Britain, Hart-Davis Educational: 1977

Seller ID: 005009

ISBN: 0247127981

Condition: Good


144pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-block edges flecked, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. Critical essays on a range of children's authors, plus a revue of British picture books since 1960. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOOK MARKETING

By: Cole, David

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New York, Allworth Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 004835

ISBN: 1581150288

Condition: Very Good +


xvii, + 267pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. "...provides publishers, authors, self-publishers, and publishing staff with practical and effective strategies for reaching the largest possible audience. Covers all facets of book marketing. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 500g. View more info

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THE PLEASURE OF READING

By: Fraser, Antonia (Edited by)

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010783

ISBN: 0747508135

Condition: Very Good +


252pp., plus Index. Colour-art illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black cloth boards undamaged. Leaves clean and crisp. Montage, art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased only. "To celebrate the bi-centenary of W.H. Smith, Antonia Fraser, herself an addict of the written word, has brought together forty leading writers to reveal their own literary loves . . . Accompanying each of the pieces, which ar... View more info

T.S.ELLIOT: A Bibliography

By: Gallup, Donald

Price: $20.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003622

Condition: Very Good


414pp. Book clean, spine firm, but nominally cocked. Gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears, plus small areas of biopredation, otherwise mildly soiled. "...new edition contains numerous revisions and additions, including refinements in the presentation. In comprehensiveness and reliability, this book remains an essential work of reference for all students of T.S.Elliot." Contents include:... View more info

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THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

By: Humphreys, Henry Noel

Price: $31.02

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1995

Edition: First Thus, Reprint

Seller ID: 006972

ISBN: 1851702768

Condition: Very Good


(iv) + 126pp., exquisite full-colour illuminations throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid gilt title on lightly bumped spine. Plain boards minimally shelfworn only. Minor tape ghost on ffep., a security sticker affixed to rear pastedown, leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket nominally bumped only. "An account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth to the XVIIth centuries... View more info

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THE CRUCIBLE IN HISTORY and Other Essays

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Methuen: 2000

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010118

ISBN: 0413747905

Condition: Very Good +


74pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. " . . . Arthur Miller's candid reflection on the post-war climate of suspicion and paranoia which led to his writing 'The Crucible', his cri de coeur against the destruction of lives and reputations in an America in which trust and innocence were sacrificed to political hysteria . . . In two other essay... View more info

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. A Select List: Ninth Edition

By: Nelson, Eileen, and Benness, Glenda (Edited by)

Price: $10.02

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Children's Book Council of Australia (Victorian Branch): 1986

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: 005029

ISBN: 0909967067

Condition: Very Good


124pp., plus (iv), intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Staplebound (saddle-stitch format). Book clean and square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Walter McVitty) limp card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and has several small areas of surface biopredation. Compiled by the prestigious "Children's Book Council of Australia" (Victorian Branch) is the recommended list of best books for children. It includes First Books, Picture Books, Books for Sharing, ... View more info

HUMOROUS BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

By: Salway, Lance

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Stroud, Glos., Great Britain, The Thimble Press: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005008

ISBN: 0903355051

Condition: Good


46pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitch booklet clean and square. Staples firm. Random splotches on text-block leaves. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn, bumped and abraded, plus mildly flecked and soiled on rear (text) panel. A selection of over 100 humorous books for children, chosen by Lance Salway-writer, translator, editor and librarian of children's books. This 2nd edition references picture books, novels, poetry, and collections of jokes... View more info

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INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHING : The Foundation Principles, Functions, Methods, and General Practice

By: Swetland, Horace M. (Edited and Revised by)

Price: $20.68

Publisher: New York, New York Business Publishers Association: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007531

Condition: Very Good


xx, + 289pp., intext diagrams. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright gilt titles over lightly bumped dark green original cloth boards, which are trivially flecked. Random foxing flecks and splotches throughout textblock, plus a double keyhole punch (somebody's practice?) on ffep. No dustjacket. Primarily concerned with the practice of industrial journal publishing in the early 1920s, the contents of this textbook, although somewhat dated, would be of intere... View more info

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WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children

By: Walker, Maxine

Price: $8.52

Publisher: Bayswater, Western Australia, Westbooks: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005038

ISBN: 0859220117

Condition: Very Good


viii, + 112pp. Book clean and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn, and lightly soiled on rear wrap. A compilation of Australian childrens' authors, and their published works for the contemporary juvenile reader of the 1970s. Notable names include: Mavis Thorpe Clark, Ruth Park, Ivan Southall, Joan Phipson, Colin Thiele and Patricia Wrightson. There is also a chapter on recent picture books. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 220g. Post... View more info

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A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS

By: [None noted] [Committee of Management members]

Price: $15.03

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, Australian Society of Authors: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007682

Condition: Very Good +


51pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over blue cloth spine. Undamaged original blue cloth boards. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear, significant colour fading (particularly spine), and general abrading. A revised edition of this guide that seeks to give new and budding writers a better understanding of what is involved in contracts between publisher and author, and what is reasonable publishing practice c. 19... View more info