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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide 2nd ed isbn 9780199570027

New Hart's Rules: The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors

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ISBN13: 9780198610410
ISBN: 0198610416
New Edition ISBN: 9780199570027
Published: September 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



"Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers" at the University Press, Oxford was first printed in 1893. This classic reference work for writers, editors, and publishers was in print through 39 editions for nearly one hundred years. "New Hart's Rules" is a brand-new text that brings the principles of the old text into the 21st century, providing answers to questions of editorial style for a new generation of professionals. Writers and editors of all kinds will find this handy guide an indispensable companion in their work. Twenty chapters give information on all aspects of writing and of preparing copy for publication, whether in print or electronically. "New Hart's Rules" covers a broad range of topics including publishing terms, layout and headings, how to treat illustrations, hyphenation, punctuation, UK and US usage, bibliographies and notes, and indexing. The chapters have been compiled by a team of experts and consultants, and the book draws on the unrivalled expertise of Oxford's Reference Department. It is also endorsed by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. The text is designed and organized for maximum accessibility with clearly displayed examples throughout. Authoritative and comprehensive, "New Hart's Rules" is the essential desk guide for all writers and editors, and together with the "New Oxford Spelling Dictionary" and the "New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors" forms the complete editorial reference set.

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Subjects:
Reference
Contents:
1. The parts of a book
2. Preparing copy
3. Spelling and hyphenation
4. Punctuation
5. Capitalization
6. Names
7. Italic, roman, and other type treatments
8. Work titles in text
9. Quotations and direct speech
10. Abbreviations and symbols
11. Numbers and dates
12. Languages
13. Law and legal references
14. Science, mathematics, and computing
15. Lists and tables
16. Illustrations
17. Notes and references
18. Bibliography
19. Indexing
20. Copyright and other publishing responsibilities
Index