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Finishing Touches

Washington: Circle-on-the-Hill, 1963

“Finishing Touches came about because of a custom among Capitol Hill neighbors—swapping techniques for restoring and preserving homes and furnishings of the past, making them a useful and enjoyable part of today’s living. The Circle-on-the-Hill has collected…

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Better Homes and Gardens Handyman’s Book

New York: Bantam Books, 1970

ISBN-10: 0553108522

ISBN-13: 9780553108521

Pages: 384

“For the beginner—there is basic information on countless topics for fi-it and easy-building jobs all over the house. For the experienced handyman—there is detailed information on the latest methods…

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The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999

ISBN-10: 0674135865

ISBN-13: 9780674135864

Pages: 111

The Clockwork Muse rethinks the writing process in terms of time and organization. It offers writers a simple yet comprehensive framework that considers such variables as when to write,…

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The Woman’s Guide to Confident Home Repair

Originally published as You Don’t Need a Man to Fix It Book

New York: Ventura Books, 1979

Pages: 248

“Here is the fixit book women have been waiting for—a sympathetic but noncondescending approach to home repairs addressed to women as…

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Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home

New York: HarperResource, 2002

ISBN-10: 0060959843

ISBN-13: 9780060959845

Pages: 253

Dare to Repair is a do-it-herself book for every woman who would rather be self-reliant than rely on a super or contractor. No matter the depth of your pockets or…

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How to Be Organized in Spite of Yourself: Time and Space Management That Works With Your Personal Style

New York: Signet, 1999

ISBN-10: 0451197461

ISBN-13: 9780451197467

Pages: 246

“You might think you just aren’t the ‘organized type’—that you’re doomed to a life of mismatched socks, missed appointments, and missing file folders. But whatever type you are, there’s an…

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How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out of Debt & Live Prosperously

New York: Bantam Books, 1990

ISBN-10: 0553283960

ISBN-13: 9780553283969

Pages: 257

“Whether you are currently in debt or fear you’re falling into debt, you are not alone. Forty million Americans—from doctors to secretaries, from executives to the unemployed—face the same…

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Proofreading and Copyediting: A Practical Guide to Style for the 1970′s

New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1973

ISBN-10: 0803857985

ISBN-13: 9780803857988

Pages: 176

“I hope that by spreading some printing knowledge among the office readers and copyeditors, and some of the properties of word usage among the printers, this book will…

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Living More With Less

Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1980

ISBN-10: 0836119304

ISBN-13: 9780836119305

Pages: 295

Living More with Less continues [the] tradition [of "Longacre's earlier More-with-Less Cookbook"] with practical suggestions in chapters on money, clothing, homes, homekeeping, transportation, and travel, celebrations, recreation, meetinghouses, eating…

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Instant Furniture Refinishing and Other Crafty Practices

Garden City, NY: Dolphin Books, 1966

ISBN-10: 0385036280

ISBN-13: 9780385036283

Pages: 95

“Trade Secrets Reveals by the Famous Furniture Doctor! Now You Too Can Refinish the Quick and Easy Way!” ~from cover

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