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Complete Chess Strategy - Volume 2, Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

By Pachman, Ludek

Nyc: Cornerstone Library. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. 0346123437 . Volume 2, Principles of Pawn Play and the Center. Cover has some scuffing, small creases and light edge/corner wear, light corner curling. First section of pages has a light stain affecting top edge but pages are otherwise clean and intact. Small school library stamp on 1st endpage but no other indication of this being a library book. (178os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages .

$13.50

Publishing Confidential,   The Insider's Guide to What It Really Takes to  Land a Nonfiction Book Deal
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Publishing Confidential, The Insider's Guide to What It Really Takes to Land a Nonfiction Book Deal

By Brown, Paul B. & Britton Payne & John A. Byrne

AMACOM. Very Good. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 0814472265 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light scuffing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Who among us hasn't harbored a hidden--and, perhaps, not-so-secret--dream of publishing a book? Expanding a 20-page memo originally published in Inc. Magazine, Brown, with major credentials as a magazine editor (including Forbes and Inc. ) and an author (among his book titles is Customers for Life, 1990) , sets out to help us realize that desire. What he imparts is common sense. His three-step process to finding an agent starts with identifying the books with concepts close to yours, reading the acknowledgments, then contacting that agent. The list of questions to ask your editor begins with a query about the intended marketing plans. How he writes is pure entertainment, complete with editorial sidebars (courtesy of Ellen Kadin, acquisitions editor at AMACOM) , footnotes packed with laugh-out-loud information, and occasional illustrations that perk up the well-written text. Barbara Jacobs. (350osl, 0811) .

$2.95

New Jersey Weather Book
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New Jersey Weather Book

By Ludlum, David McWilliams

Rutgers University Press. Very Good. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. 0813509408 . Signed and inscribed by author on half title page: "To ___, New Jersey has the best weather in the world - sometimes! New Zealand at other times - Dave Ludlum, Feb. 10, 1984". Large softcover has clean and intact pages other than a few tiny spots on half title page. Cover is scuffed with light wear to edges and corners. Contents: New Jersey's Place Under the Sun; What Makes New Jersey's Weather; New Jersey Almanac; New Jersey's Weather Types; Weather in New Jersey History; Weather Information Sources, appendices and bibliography. B/w illustrations (845, 0211) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; Signed by Author .

$85.00

Sports Address Bible & Almanac, The Comprehensive Directory of Sports Addresses

By Kobak, Edward T.

Global Sports Productions. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 9781891655159 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact, cover has a little creasing on spine and slight wear to bottom edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages; This 506 page book is "the new millenium's global reference guide for everone's library". This book has addresses, tel/fax numbers, email & website addresses, personnel info, etc. For leagues, teams, organizations and publications from professional (Foreign baseball leagues, major leagues, minor leagues, semi pros) sports; amateur sports; intercollegiate (USA & Canada) sports (listings of NCAA Div I, IAA & II colleges & universities, NCAA College BowlGames, Canadian colleges & universities) ; Interscholastic sports; Olympic & other international sports; media sources from TV, Radio & Newspapers; Hall of Fames & Museums; sports collecting info on periodicals, card manufacturers, etc. ; sports facilities; sports commissions plus much, much more. From the mainstream sports to the obscure, it can be found in the pages of this book! This is the most comprehensive directory of sports addresses & information you will find! This book will save you valuable hours of time of searching for contacts on the internet. Use the book to gain the email & website information in minutes, then go to the internet for your resource & reference work. (590) .

$16.95

STARS AND PLANETS A Companion Guide for Amateur Astronomers
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STARS AND PLANETS A Companion Guide for Amateur Astronomers

By Ekrutt, Joachim

Barron's. Very Good+. 1992. Softcover. 0812047761 . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Ex-library book, but with minimal markings. Pages clean, cover has light wear at corners. Profusely illustrated. With all important celestial events up to the year 2000 and with a lexicon of celestial bodies. " 175 star maps, pictures of the constellations, and diagrams, 30 color photos of celestial objects; star maps and diagrams; maps of solar and lunar eclipses; A to Z dictionary of astronomical terms. [352-osl]; 8vo .

$3.05

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair

By Fischer, Roger A. & Ken Chernoff

McGraw-Hill Professional. Very Good. 1988. Second Edition. Softcover. 0830628819 . Second Edition. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings such as front and spine sticker. Interior pages clean and tight, light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing and light wear at corners. B/w illus. 337 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages; A common sense guide to maintaining and repairing all types of cooling and refrigeration units. A toolbox companion for the technician and the do-it-yourselfer alike. Covers maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing. [371-noto] .

$12.50

STAINED GLASS CRAFT
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STAINED GLASS CRAFT

By Divine, J. A.

Dover Publications. Good. 1972. First Edition. Softcover. 0486228126 . Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Internal pages tight and clean other than light stain affecting bottom corner of last section of pages, and light soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has light edgewear to laminate. Illustrated. Covers various aspects of stained glass craft including a summary of processes, design, cutting, waxing, leading, soldering, painting on glass, etching, equipment & tools etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; (*lower shipping avail to most locations) [227-osl] .

$4.25

OUR FAMILY TREE
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OUR FAMILY TREE

By Unknown

Altona, MB: Friesen Printers. Fine. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0889250413 . Excellent condition - clean and unmarked, overall wear is minimal. No jacket as issued. A lovely book for recording your family's genealogy including old-fashioned two tone illustrations. Includes sections for the collecting and recording of various family information such as weddings, births, deaths, interesting events and important milestones. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 141 pages .

$15.95

THE ORATORIO ANTHOLOGY - ALTO/MEZZO-SOPRANO  The Vocal Library
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THE ORATORIO ANTHOLOGY - ALTO/MEZZO-SOPRANO The Vocal Library

By Walters, Richard; Corp., Hal Leonard

Hal Leonard Corporation. Very Good. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. 0793525063 . Very good condition. Ex-library book but library markings are quite minimal (no spine or front sticker). Pages are clean & unmarked except for small light edge stain affecting last few pages. Light edge & corner wear to cover, some corner curling. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pages; This is the most serious and useful collection yet published of solo arias from oratorios, masses and cantatas. The literature was confined to work by major composers, and by-passes the dated oratorio literature found in previous collections. The most famous music is here, and so is interesting and less famous music by masters. There are new music engravings for each aria, and extensive historical notes and translations. Solo instrumental obbligato parts, which can be cut from the book, are included on appropriate selections. [650] .

$14.50

STAMPS, THE BEGINNING COLLECTOR
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STAMPS, THE BEGINNING COLLECTOR

By Dunaier, Gary

Nyc: B. Mitchell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0886659604 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition. Pages very clean and snug in binding. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Scuffing to laminate on jacket and light edge and corner wear. All aspects of stamps covered, from the history of stamps to the characteristics that make one stamp more valuable than the next. Learn about caring for your collection, negotiating sales and how to research the history of a stamp. Colour photos. [720]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages .

$9.95

Instructions on the Revised Roman Rites Initiation, Roman Missal,  Anointing, Lectionary, Funerals, Marriage Eucharist Outside Mass Holy  Order, Ministries Penance, Blessing of Oils
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Instructions on the Revised Roman Rites Initiation, Roman Missal, Anointing, Lectionary, Funerals, Marriage Eucharist Outside Mass Holy Order, Ministries Penance, Blessing of Oils

By Collins

London: Collins Liturgical Pub.. Very Good+. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0005996317 . Excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has very light edge/corner wear, light age tanning, price sticker on rear. Very light spotting outer edge of pages. Readers of all denominations will find here a clear and approachable exposition of the Catholic Church's view of its sacramental ministry. [345-osl? ] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages .

$20.95

James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook  Explorations in Writing and  Publishing
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook Explorations in Writing and Publishing

By Michener, James A.

Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679741267 . Hardcover is clean & unmarked, bumping to spine ends. First section of pages has light creasing. Jacket has some scuffing, small stain/creasing to spine bottom, creasing front flap & small tear spine top. James A. Michener is the author of 35 book, including numerous best sellers. With his helpful advice, you can now use your writing talents and skills to achieve your own goals. [921]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 180 pages; One of America's foremost authors describes the process of writing and publishing a book in this invaluable step-by-step guide for writers, editors, and book lovers. .

$11.95

O Thou Improper, Thou Uncommon Noun An Etymology of Words That Once Were Names

By Espy, Willard R.

Clarkson N. Potter. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. 0517530813 . Light creasing to covers, a little corner curling, a few small stains outer edge of pages. Interior of pages are clean and unmarked. From the author: "Taken massively, Improper, Uncommon Nouns are dangerous to the health. Try one here, one there. If there are no disagreeable side effects, such as breaking out in a rash, taste again, but sparingly and at intervals. Otherwise you may become seriously ill." [792]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.50

FORMS OF WRITING A Brief Guide and Handbook, Second Edition

By Stewart, Kay L. & Allen, Marian E.

Prentice Hall. Very Good+. 1997. Second Edition. 0135185645 . Very nice condition - clean and unmarked. Light edge and corner wear to cover. Main Headings: The Writing Process: An Overview (incl. Identifying your purpose & audience, gathering material, draftling, outlining, revising) ; Writing Paragraphs; Methods of Devloping Paragraphs; Writing Essays; Writing Business Letters, Resumes & Reports; Writing with Style; Proofreading; Appendices; Answer Keys. 412 pages. [455]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$9.95

UNPUZZLING YOUR PAST A Basic Guide to Genealogy, Third Edition
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UNPUZZLING YOUR PAST A Basic Guide to Genealogy, Third Edition

By Croom, Emily Anne

Betterway Books. New. 1995. Third Edition. Softcover. 1558703969 . New book, no markings. Slight shelfwear involving light scuffing to cover and slight wear at corners. Price sticker on rear. If you've ever thought of find your roots, Emily Anne Croom's is the genealogy guide to get you going. She's got sensible chapters on how to get started, the meaning of names, the difference between a family history of dates and a family history of stories, how to gather sources, who to interview, and how to fit it all together. Croom breaks the process into bite-sized pieces to turn it into a fun project that takes shape and grows with each new family scrap. [515]; 8vo; 180 pages .

$10.95

ROBERT'S RULES OF ORDER, REVISED

By Robert, General Henry M.

William Morrow. Very Good. 1971. Softcover. 0688313744 . Internal pages tight and clean other than name crossed out on 1st page. Cover has moderate edge/corner wear, scuffing/creasing & small peel to top corner. Since Robert's Rules of Order first was published in 1896, it's been the means to orderly, smooth, and fairly conducted meetings. Includes everything from the first edition, but all of the information is clarified, cross-referenced, and carefully indexed. [335]; 8vo .

$4.95

THE ART OF TECHNICAL WRITING A Manual for Scientists, Engineers, and Students

By Ehrlich, Eugene & Murphy, Daniel

Thomas Y. Crowell. Good+. 1969. Softcover. Very good interior with good cover. Internal pages unmarked. Cover has moderate edgewear, rubbing to one edge and some small creases, light soiling cover & outer edge of pages. Directions for preparing abstracts, proposals, reports, memoranda etc. , as well as a handbook of style and usage. (*Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) (175-osl) ; 8vo .

$6.50

THE ACTIVE STYLIST

By New, W. H. and W. E. Messenger

Prentice Hall. Very Good. 1981. Fourth Printing. Softcover. Pages clean & tight, a little spotting to outer edge of pages. Cover has light edge & corner wear. No internal markings. Notes on writing from various authors & fiction and nonfiction prose by popular authors. Authors include: Dylan Thomas, Roderick Haig-Brown, E. M. Forster, Hugh MacLennan, Robertson Davies, Aldous Huxley & several others. Keywords: Writing, Reading, Education, Anthologies, Composition ; 8vo .

$10.05

AN INTRODUCTORY TRANSFORMATIONAL GRAMMAR

By Liles, Bruce L.

Prentice Hall. Good+. 1971. Eleventh Printing. Softcover. 013502286x . Light edge and corner wear to cover, price sticker on front. Several internal pages have underlining and/or writing, mostly in pencil. 167 pages. " An understanding of Transformational Grammar requires both theory and application. This book fuses the two and contains a series of exercises a the conclusion of each chapter. " (220-osl) ; 8vo .

$2.95

SUCCESSFUL SCRIPTS FOR THEATRE, TELEVISION & FILM

By Various Authors, Coles

Coles Publishing. Very Good. 1981. Softcover. Clean, tight condition. Light edgewear, a little moreso to corners, a little upturning to front cover. Internal pages are clean other than a couple small light stains to upper edge. 182 pages. Covers all aspects of scriptwriting including theory, technical elements, techniques, composition, the business of scriptwriting etc. (*lower shipping avail to Cdn and overseas locations) ; 8vo .

$8.05

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