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THE MENTOR - WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY - September 15 1915 - Serial Number 91 - Volume 3, number 15

by Mabie, Hamilton W.

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1915
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Literature, 1915. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about Thackeray, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each by Frederick Barnard and each having the story of… Read more
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THE MENTOR - CHARLES DICKENS - MASTER OF CHRISTMAS REVELS - December 15 1914 - Serial Number 73 - Volume 2, number 21

by Mabie, Hamilton W.

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Published
1914
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Literature, 1914. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about Dickens and his times, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each an illustration of a Dickens character… Read more
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THE MENTOR - FAMOUS WOMEN WRITERS OF ENGLAND - June 1 1915 - Serial Number 84 - Volume 3, number 8

by Mabie, Hamilton W.

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1915
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Literature, 1915. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear with a bit of rust at the staples; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about English women writers, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints,… Read more
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THE MENTOR - MAKERS OF MODERN AMERICAN POETRY - Women - June 15 1920 - Serial Number 205 - Volume 8, number 9

by Cook, Howard W.

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Published
1920
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Literature, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about lady poets, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the… Read more
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THE MENTOR - SCANDINAVIAN WRITERS - April 1 1920 - Serial Number 200 - Volume 8, number 4

by Cook, Howard W.

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Literature, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about Scandinavian authors, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the… Read more
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THE HERITAGE OF BRITISH LITERATURE

by Bowen, Elizabeth; Burgess, Anthony; Cecil, Lord David; Greene, Graham; O'Brien, Kate

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Published
1983
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Thames and Hudson, 1983. 240 pp. Burgundy boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and colour plates. The dustjacket features a detail from April Love by… Read more
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WRITING HORROR - A Handbook by the Horror Writers Association

by Castle, Mort (editor) (Harlan Ellison; Joyce Carol Oates; J. N. Williamson; Wayne Allen Sallee; Robert Weinberg; Richard Gilliam; Nancy Holder; Joe R. Lansdale; David Morrell; Tracy Knight; Nancy Kilpatrick; Matthew Costello; Gary Brandner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
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Very Good
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Second Printing
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9780898797985
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest, 1997. (xii) 224 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Cover art by Gerald Brom. This essay collection contains: Foreword: The HWA by Stanley Wiater. Deveoloping Horror Concepts: The Madness of Art by Joyce Carol Oates; A World of Dark and Disturbing Ideas by J.… Read more
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H. P. LOVECRAFT: A Symposium - October 24 1963

by Derleth, August (editor) (Fritz Leiber; Robert Bloch; Sam Russell; Arthur Jean Cox; Leland Sapiro) (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society - LASFS - Riverside Quarterly, 1964. 14 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Light edge and corner wear with a bit of darkening around the edges; no interior markings. This is the transcript of a panel discussion about H. P. Lovecraft at a meeting of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.… Read more
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A GUIDE FOR FIELD WORKERS IN FOLKLORE

by Goldstein, Kenneth S. (preface by Hamish Henderson)

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Hatboro, Pennsylvania: Folklore Associates, 1964. (xviii) 199 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; clipped on the lower right corner of the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Preface by Hamish Henderson; Foreword; Introduction; Problem Statement and Analysis; Time Considerations; Pre-Field Preparations; Rapport Establishment and Maintenance; Observation Collecting Methods; Interview Collecting Methods; Supplementary… Read more
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PULP VOICES OR SCIENCE FICTION VOICES 6 - Interviews with Pulp Magazine Writers and Editors

by Elliot, Jeffrey M. (introduction by Poul Anderson)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
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Very Good
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First Printing - First Thus
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9780893702571
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San Bernardino, California: Borgo Press - The Milford Series, 1983. 64 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Milford Series, Popular Writers of Today, the Contents are: Foreword; Introduction by Poul Anderson; Jack Williamson: At the Creation; Horace L. Gold: Galaxy's Pioneering Editor; Stanton A. Coblentz:… Read more
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COMPENDIUM FOR LITERATES - A System of Writing

by Gerstner, Karl

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
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Very Good
Edition
First Translated Edition
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9780262070614
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1974. 180 pp. Black boards lettered in white on the front panel and spine; gray endpapers. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Writing and Language; Craft; Picture; Function; and Expression.. First Translated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.
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NOTES TO A SCIENCE FICTION WRITER

by Bova, Ben

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780684144344
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New York: Scribner - Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. 177 pp. Blue cloth lettered in yellow on the front panel and spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; remains of a bookplate and previous owner's name inked out on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introduction: The Slushpile; Character: Theory; Fifteen Miles;… Read more
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BIG WORDS FOR BIG SHOOTERS

by Rose, John E. Jr.

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Published
1979
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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Rochester, Michigan: Bell Brook Press, 1979. 348 pp. followed by an index. Personalized inscription by John E. Rose Jr. on the title page. Edge and corner wear with some rubbing on the covers and an uncreased spine. Aside from the author's writing, no interior markings. Seven hundred high powered words for those who need them or… Read more
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BIBLICAL GREEK

by Zerwick, Maximilian S. J.; Smith, Joseph S. J.

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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First Printing - First Thus
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Rome, Italy: Iura Editionis et Versionis Reservantue, 1963. (xv) 185 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear at the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. This is an English edition, adapted from the fourth Latin edition. The purpose of the present treatise was not so much a purely scientific or philological one, as that… Read more
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AFTER HOURS - Conversations with Lawrence Block

by Block, Lawrence; Bulow, Ernie

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780826315830
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Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. 165 pp. Signed by Lawrence Block on the title page. Black cloth decorated in red on the front panel and spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Block talks about his apprenticeship writing for the pulps and working at… Read more
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HOW TO MAKE MONEY FAST AS A GHOSTWRITER

by Allinson, Sidney

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780889541221
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Cobalt, Ontario: Highway Book Shop, 1977. 53 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Now You Can Be a Successful Writer; Markets for Ghostwriting; How to Set Fees; Self Promotion; Books and Articles; Sales Letters; Clubs and Associations; Local Histories and Business Anniversaries; Book Reviews; Speech Writing;… Read more
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THE WORLD OF SCIENCE FICTION - The History of a Subculture: 1926 - 1976

by del Rey, Lester

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1979
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Very Good
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First Printing - First Thus
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9780345254528
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New York: Del Rey - Ballantine Books, 1979. (xiii) 416 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with flat uncreased spine; slight ripple in the text block; no interior markings. This collection contains: What Science Fiction Is; The Beginnings of Science Fiction; The Rise of the Pulps; The Third Source; The Magazines of Hugo Gernsback;… Read more
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ENGLISH - SWAHILI - Useful Phrases

by Lacasse, Aime F.

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Published
1976
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Very Good
Edition
Eleventh Edition - Revised
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Tabora, Tanzania: T. M. P. Book Department, 1976. 64 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Light edge and corner wear with some fading around the edges; no interior markings.. Eleventh Edition - Revised. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo.
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THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE - on Poetry, Poets and Poetasters

by Disch, Thomas M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780312134488
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New York: Picador, 1995. (vi) 229 pp. Quarter-bound in pale gray cloth on pale gray boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; decorated endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: The Castle of Indolence; Sound of the Raine; Prophetic Word - Kathleen Raine;… Read more
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HOW TO WRITE SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY

by Card, Orson Scott

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780898794168
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1990. 140 pp. Glossy boards. The Writer's Digest Genre Writing Series. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: THE INFINITE BOUNDARY: What is and isn't science fiction and fantasy and by whose standards: publishers, writers, readers; What basic concepts and approaches gualify a story as true… Read more
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