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The Complete Plain Words by  Sir Ernest GOWERS - Paperback - 1988 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 60529)

The Complete Plain Words

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The Complete Plain Words

by GOWERS, Sir Ernest

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Very Good with no dust jacket
ISBN 10
087923850X
ISBN 13
9780879238506
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Boston: David R Godine Publisher. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1988. Trade Paper. 087923850X . The author's famous work provides guidance for the proper usage of English, somewhat like the even more famous work by Henry Watson Fowler, 'A Dictionary of Modern English Usage', which Mr. Gowers is noted for editing. This edition revised by Sidney Greenbaum & Janet Whitcut; with an introduction by Joseph Epstein. --- A firm, clean, bright copy without markings, though covers are somewhat curled.; 60529; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxiv, 288 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
60529
Title
The Complete Plain Words
Author
GOWERS, Sir Ernest
Format/binding
Trade Paper
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
087923850X
ISBN 13
9780879238506
Publisher
David R Godine Publisher
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1988
Keywords
087923850X, STYLE, LITERARY, CRITICISM
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