New editions of three essential handbooks for writers and editors bundled together for the first time and at a great discount. Authoritative and comprehensive, New Hart's Rules, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors, and the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary are the indispensable desk guides for all writers and editors, and together form the complete editorial reference set. New Hart's Rules is the definitive guide to style for everyone who works with words. Following in the footsteps of the inimitable Hart's Rules (first printed in 1893, and published in thirty-nine editions), New Hart's Rules is a brand-new text giving authoritative and expert advice on all editorial aspects of creating text whether on paper or on line. Amongst other topics, the work covers layout and headings, hyphenation and punctuation, UK and US usage, bibliography, footnotes, illustrations, and indexing. An essential part of every writer's and editor's toolkit. New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors is the essential A-Z guide for everyone who works with words.Drawing on the expertise of the Oxford Dictionaries department, this brand-new book provides authoritative advice on spellings of difficult and unusual words, variant forms, confusable words, hyphenation, capitalization, foreign and specialist terms, proper names, and abbreviations.
An essential part of every editor's and writer's toolkit. The New Oxford Spelling Dictionary is a brand-new text, designed to offer both a quick reference for spelling and also an authoritative guide to recommended word breaks for line endings in text, whether on paper or in electronic form. Based on the latest Oxford Dictionaries' research, this text gives unambiguous guidance on spelling and form, including capitalization, hyphenation of compounds, UK and US spelling, and irregular inflections. It is an essential part of every writer's and editor's toolkit.