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FIRST PAN AMERICAN CONGRESS OF JOURNALISTS

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Pan American Union: 1926

Seller ID: 004866


Foreword by Dr. L.S. Rowe, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the First Pan American Congress of Journalists: "The First Pan American Congress of Journalists held pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Fifth International Conference of American States, was successful even beyond the expectations of those entrusted with the preparatory arrangements. Not only was much light thrown on the problems confronting the journalists of the American Continent, but the comin... View more info

THE BOOK OF LIBEL: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR EDITORS AND AUTHORS

By: Angoff, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005771


With an introduction by Martin Gansberg. "...not only a sound reference book (it has been thoroughly checked by legal experts in libel), but also the most extensive one-volume discussion of libel in English." 454 pages with index. DJ in VG- condition with bending to edges, especially on spine and small tear on lower front cover. Turpuoise cloth cover has some bending to spine edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ to NF condition. View more info

THE LAW OF NEWSPAPERS: A TEXT AND CASE BOOK FOR USE IN SCHOOLS OF JOURNALISM AND A DESKBOOK FOR NEWSPAPER WORKERS

By: Arthur, William R. and Ralph L. Crosman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1940

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005311


615 pp. with index and list of case studies. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners bumped, scuffing to edges and small tear to cloth on top of spine. Previous owner's name inscribed on top of inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in Very Good condition. View more info

Article Techniques That Sell

By: Boggess, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Mateo, California, B & B Press: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004190


Gift inscription on title half page SIGNED by author. This easy-to follow method shows you the essential techniques you need to develop an idea into the nine basic articles that all magazines buy. 272 pp. Front covers edges possibly damp residue?(as if lightly foxed) doesn't go through. Otherwise book is Very Good+. Interior is clean, tight, and VG+. View more info

LA LIBERTAD DE PRENSA

By: Bourquin, Jacques

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Editorial Claridad: 1952

Seller ID: 004066


Spanish text. 319 pp. Spine faded. Mildly soiled covers. Back hinge breaking. Overall Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. On title half page, written in ink "Purchased in Buenos Aires, September 15, 1952." Illustrated Dust Jacket. Mildly rubbed and small tears along top edge. Some rubbing/discoloration to spine. Dust Jacket is Good. View more info

Columbia University School of Journalism, Alumni Directory 1987

By: Columbia University

Price: $10.00

Publisher: White Plains, New York, Bernard C. Harris Publishing Company: 1987

Seller ID: 002279


136 pp. Book in VG+ to NF condition. View more info

PLOTKEY MAGNIFIED: A SUPPLEMENTARY EXPANSION OF CURTIS MAGIC PLOTKEY COMBINED WITH SLANTING AND SELLING

By: Curtis, John Hamilton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eagle Rock, California, By Author: 1937

Seller ID: 005644


Interesting method to assigning character traits for writers. 68 pages. Blue pebbled covers with gilt title on front. Light rubbing to corners, particularly on spine. Interior is clean. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

WRITING FOR THE FILMS

By: Fawcett, L'estrange

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005043


Contents: The Present Studio Policy; Choosing the Public's Pictures; Adaptation; Authors and Studios; and Is a Revolution in Method coming? 108 pp. including Index and Appendices. Plus 29 pp. of other publications of the publisher. Maroon covers with black lettering on front cover and spine. Some fading to front/spine. Slightly bumped spine ends. Front cover's bottom tip corner bumped. Overall covers are Good+ or better. Front endpaper's bottom edge stamped with bookstor... View more info

FORMS OF THE NOVEL IN THE WORK OF CAMILO JOSE CELA

By: Foster, David W.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Columbia MO, University of Missouri Press: 1967

Seller ID: 004557


"Cela's novels are a critic's delight in that the author has followed so many different procedures that have resulted...in so many different forms. Cela has become Spain's most restless and versatile novelistic techniciam. The multiplicity of facets represented in Cela's nine novels has given rise to this study..." 185 pp. including Index and Bibliography. Many quotes from his works in Spanish. Chapters include: La familia de Pascula Duarte, The Novel in a Tradit... View more info

ONLY IN AMERICA

By: Golden, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Fifth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007139


Foreword by Carl Sandburg. "Readers of Harry Golden have a tendency to become fanatical about him, to press him writings upon unwary friends with little compulsion to share his particular brand of whimsy and erudition. The only way to understand this phenomenon is to read Harry Golden." 317 pp. Green cloth covers with blue cityscape image on front cover and spine. DJ in Fair to Good- condition with large tears all over but especially to front, tears and chipping ... View more info

THUNDER IN THE ROCKIES: THE INCREDIBLE DENVER POST

By: Hosokawa, Bill

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 005191


447 pp. with index. "This is the no-holds-barred story of a controversial newspaper that has had enormous impact on a vast section of the Rocky Mountain West." Minor edging to DJ, but otherwise in Very Good condition. Dirt smudges to bottom of back cover. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good ++. View more info

A COMPLETE GUIDE to WRITING and SELLING NON-FICTION

By: Jacobs, Hayes B

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Writer's Digest: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004191


Gift inscription SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Book is VG+ to Near Fine. Slight rubbing to spine ends. DJ rubbed in areas. Inside along spine strip foxing? doesn't show through. (occasional white dots on book's spine-can't tell if from DJ residue or part of the book's cloth pattern.) DJ is Good317 pp. including Index. View more info

THE QUARTERLY REGISTER OF CURRENT HISTORY, NOVEMBER 1891 (Vol. I, No. 4)

By: Johnson, Alfred S. (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit, The Evening News Association: 1891

Seller ID: 007178


Articles include details about International Affairs, Affairs in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. Special illustration and biography about Thomas Edison, with b/w photograph as frontispiece. pp. 345-472. Tan paper covers with advertisement on back. Many pages of advertisements at both beginning and conclusion of magazine. Front cover has been separated from rest of magazine and has chipping, tears, creased corners and dirt smudges. Back cover is nearly separated and ha... View more info

Where and How to Sell Your Manuscripts

By: Kanigher, Robert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Cambridge House: 1943

Seller ID: 004519


"Thousands of scripts are being rejected every day. Thousands of men and women wonder why they fail to make a career of writing. They look with bewildered eyes at successful writers who are reaping fame and fortune on every side, and ask questions that never answer themselves. Why not I? Why? Why?. This book has been specifically written to answer those questions one by one. 126 pp. with helpful advice on writing formats. Blue cloth covers. Rubbed with some discolo... View more info

THE FIRST CASUALTY -- FROM THE CRIMEA TO VIETNAM: THE WAR CORRESPONDENT AS HERO, PROPAGANDIST, AND MYTH MAKER

By: Knightley, Phillip

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005508


"...looks critically at the major wars of the past 120 years, tries to distinguish fact from myth, and examines to what extent the war correspondent has been responsible for myths." 465 pp. with index. DJ is G+ with wear to edges, corners and faces, small tears and creasing to spine ends, brown stains to interior. Black cloth covers with gilt image on front and gilt title on spine. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, cover has brown/white residue on both ... View more info

OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NEWSPAPER BUSINESS

By: Lee, James Melvin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: The Opportunity Books

Seller ID: 004033


Frontis. photograph of a section of City Room of THE NEW YORK GLOBE. Contents: The Country Weekly; The Small-City Daily; and The Metropolitan Daily. 100 pp. including Appendix. Covers are photographs of a Newspaper "room". Mildly rubbed edges. 1/2"x3/4" piece of spine paper gone, possibly where sticker was. Otherwise covers are Very Good-. Front free endpaper with previous owner's namer and street address. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

CLASSIFICATION. Class Z. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARY SCIENCE

By: Library of Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 004882


Adopted 1898. As In Force January, 1910. Synopsis includes: History of books and book-making; Writing-Autographs, Shorthand, Paleography; Book industries and trade-Printing, Binding, Publishing and bookselling; Copyright and intellectual property; Libraries-Library science, Library History, reports, catalogues, bulletins, Private libraries, Book collecting; Booksellers'catalogues, book prices; and Bibliography. 111 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. ... View more info

Opportunities in Free-Lance Writing

By: Maxon, Hazel Carter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vocational Guidance Manuals: 1946

Seller ID: 004383


"If you have already chosen free-lance writing as a career, and are training yourself toward that end, this manual will be an invaluable guide for you. It will show you how to make free-lance writing pay-how to break in, where to find the markets and how to meet their demands, how to "keep books"-in short, how to make a real business of free-lance writing. If you have not decided what will be your life's work, but are interested in free-lance writing, this ma... View more info

EL PERIODISMO ARGENTINO. Amplia y Documentada Historia Desde Sus Origenes Hasta El Presente

By: Moreno, C. Galvan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Editorial Claridad: 1941

Seller ID: 004055


Spanish Text. Argentina Journalism. 520 pp including Index. Softcover with Dust Jacket. Back cover of book, waterstain down spine joint and along bottom edge-showing slightly along bottom edge of pp. 515-520. Watermark on bottom page edge-not inside.Mild discoloration to endpapers. Small sticker on front free endpaper of bookstore in Peru. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Dust Jacket mildly soiled. Two tiny tears at spine end and on top back cover. Silve... View more info

The Screenwriter's Handbook: What to Write, How to Write It, Where to Sell It

By: Nash, Constance and Virginia Oakey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Barnes & Noble, Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004192


Writing for the Movies. 149 pp. including Index. Book is Very Good +. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ to Near Fine. View more info