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Handbook for writers, editors and typists

Sweet, Frederick A.

Handbook for writers, editors and typists

a universal style book

by Sweet, Frederick A.

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- Style manuals.,
  • Authorship -- Style manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fred A. Sweet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ253 .S98
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 3-189, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6382686M
    LC Control Number39003419
    OCLC/WorldCa1466074

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    But most are also delightful works to browse through and occasionally get lost in. We would go over our submission lists together. These questions were: Did you have meetings with more than one editor before you sold your manuscript or book proposal? The manner in which an editor reads a manuscript gives you as much insight into his or her mind as you presumably have allowed your editor into yours.


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