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ISBN: 1480096253 / ISBN-13: 9781480096257

The elements of style

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  • The Elements of Style (Createspace) – Trade paperback (2012)
    by William Strunk

    The Elements of Style

    Trade paperback, Createspace
    2012
    English
    48 pages

    ISBN: 1480096253
    ISBN-13: 9781480096257

    This book aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. In accordance with this plan it lays down three rules for the use of the comma, instead of a score or more, and one for the use of the semicolon, in the belief that these four rules provide for all the internal punctuation that is required ... Show more

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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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