Image Not Available

The Elements of Style. With Revisions, an Introduction, and a Chapter on Writing.

White, E.B. and Strunk, William Jr.

Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1972
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Compass Rose Books, ABAA-ILAB (Kensington, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 14, 1998 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 100.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First Printing of the Second Edition. Originally published in 1959 by Macmillan. This new edition includes an updated Introduction by White (dated 1971). A Fine copy in rich red cloth, in a Fine blue and green dustwrapper, not price-clipped. 78pp. This famous book has come under fire in recent years for not complying with some of the later grammarians' and linguistics academics' theories about language. But White's intention was never to lay down fail-safe pre- and pro-scriptions, but to establish a baseline for the practical application of straightforward prose, with an emphasis upon concision and directness. The title, after all, calls it "style" which is as much a definition of behavior (or an attitude) as it is about syntax and word usage. Generations of writers, particularly journalists, have found it pertinent and usefull. And it still is. Uncommon in this condition. Q09784. Bookseller Inventory # Q09784

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Elements of Style. With Revisions, an ...

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Second Edition.

Store Description

Internet retail used and rare book trader.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Cash with order. We accept Visa/Mastercharge, Personal Check, PayPal, Wire Transfer or Money Order with
phone or e.mail orders. Shipping is extra. U.S. Priority Mail, or rush Air Freight (billed at cost). Books are
guaranteed to be in condition described. Returned checks will result in $50.00 fee to customer. California
residents are charged appropriate sales tax. Customers are advised to place inquiries first via e.mail to: DBA Compass Rose Books, 34 Franciscan Way, Ken...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer