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ISBN: 1470057719 / ISBN-13: 9781470057718

The elements of style

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    by William Strunk, Jr.

    The Elements of Style

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    2012
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    ISBN: 1470057719
    ISBN-13: 9781470057718

    This classic reference is a must-have for any student or writer. In this brief handbook, Strunk identifies the principal requirements of proper American English style and concentrates on the most often violated rules of composition. Authoritative and engagingly written, this is simply the greatest book of its kind. "The Elements of Style," by William Strunk, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage," ten "elementary principles of composition," "a few matters of form, ... Show more

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brian o
by brian o on May 23, 2013

I purchased the illustrated edition. It enhances the reading experience tremendously.

Thomas I

Still the best

by Thomas I on Oct 27, 2011

This is the premier authority for matters of prose style. The service in ordering, shipping and receiving was first class. Keep up the good work.

Wei Chen L

Enjoy!

by Wei Chen L on Oct 6, 2011

I was looking for the book written by this author. Finally found it and I did enjoy reading it!

NessBlackbird

The classic

by NessBlackbird on Aug 11, 2011

If you don't know how important this book is, far be it from me to tell you...just read it.

SWIDE Founder

Excellent Primer

by SWIDE Founder on May 20, 2011

Useful guidelines for elementary rules of usage; elementary principles of composition; simplistic orientation to matters regarding form; commonly mis-used words & expressions; and approaches to style.

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