A reference text for the copy editor or writer. Organized into 7 parts: I. Preparation of the manuscript. II. Handling of copy, galleys and page proofs, with a section on indexing. III. Comprehensive guide to copy-editing style. IV. Specifics of page makeup and typographical style. V. & VI. specific discussions of grammar and the use of words. VIII. Methods, materials and equipment involved in the composition of type and the reproduction of illustrations. 3rd edition, "completely revised"