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Indexed Weekly Newspapers Athens, Texas: Forty Years (1900 - 1959) with Anthology

By: Robert W. strain [Editor]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Strain Publishing & Seminars, Inc.: 2000-01-01

Seller ID: 161018001

Condition: Very Good+


Large Oversize Hardcover, Stated First Edition 2000 Strain Publishing & Seminars 1001 pages. Very Good+, no jacket - as issued. Green cloth boards with gilt titles, small scuff to spine - corners sharp. Previous owner markings in very large printing on the FFEP. In 1992 the compiler of this work saw the old newspapers as a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. They held thousands of precious memories of small-town America, stories of how people lived through 60 historical years from the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Support of sports was total, with play-by-play reporting from wri... View more info

The History of Amateur Journalism

By: Spencer, Truman J.

Price: $154.00

Publisher: The Fossils, Inc.: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160505005

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover-First Edition 1957 The Fossils New York, stated Limited Edition of 500 copies..Near Fine in a VG DJ, minor shelf/edge wear to DJ, tape repair to DJ from backside with archival tape (no browning) now in protective mylar..Red cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp..No notes or writing-All 228 pages are bright, clean and crisp-many illustrations..includes all the small newspapers and private pressmen, the first organizations, the history of the Fossils and a state by state history of amateur journalism. Several mentions of H P Lovecraft in the text. A superior copy of a very sca... View more info

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Analytical Advertising

By: William A Shryer

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Business Service Corporation: 1912-01-01

Seller ID: 150902008

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - Signed inscription by Author on ffep, 1912 Business Service Corporation 228 pages. Very Good+ , no jacket - as issued. Minor shelf/edge wear to thick chocolate brown cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp with a touch of wear to tips. Signed inscription by Author on FFEP. Very early text on advertising with most of the principles still in use today. Candid assessment of human nature and the triggers to buy. Several vintage ads reproduced and studied in the text. Shryer devoted chapters to sensation, attention, association, suggestion, reason, instincts and habit, emotions ... View more info

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Dangerous estate : the anatomy of newspapers

By: Williams, Francis (1903-1970)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, New York : Longmans, Green: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 181121003

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1957 Longmans London 304 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to green cloth boards with gilt spine titles - two bottom corners lightly bumped. Minor shelf/edge wear an dust soiling to original unclipped DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. Traces British newspaper history from the days of the illegal Press, and the battles with Church, Crown and Parliament, to the extraordinary influence on social life in the early eighteenth century; through the bribery and corruption of the rest of that century to the posi... View more info