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Bizarre History : Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events

By: Rhatigan, Joe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Watertown MA, An Imagine Book: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12173

Condition: Near Fine


Book is new and unread. There is a small bump on upper, outside corner, probably from packing. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 157 pages; Intriguing and funny information about history. View more info

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A Jackdaw in Georgia A Book of Polite Parodies and Imitations of Contemporaries and Others

By: Seymour, William Kean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John G. Wilson: 1923

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8192

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light general wear with bumped corners and light aging. Square, securely bound and attractive. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages; This is a book of parodies of writing, mostly poems, of contemporaries of Seymour -- Kipling, Bennett, Sitwell, Masefield and many others. Clever and amusing. View more info

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Humor-Risque

By: Stone, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Wehman Bros.: N.D.

Seller ID: 9176

Condition: Good+


Small paperback with pictorial wraps. Old vertical crease through front and back wraps, though it does not appear to be on the interior pages. Some edge and corner wear and minor scuffing. See scan. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages; Joke book, probably from the 1940's or 50's. View more info

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Dere Mable : Love Letters of a Rookie

By: Streeter, E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1918

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 12945

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Beige pictorial covers with red titles and drawing of soldier writing a letter. Edge and corner wear along with some age-toning. Still square and securely bound. ; Drawings; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 62 pages; Supposed letters of a WWI soldier to his girlfriend, Mable. Written with creative spelling and grammar, which seems to have been fashionable humor in 1918. View more info

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The Thurber Carnival

By: Thurber, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Seller ID: 6924

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light edge and corner wear. Light, overall aging. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages; Solid, early printing of a classic collection of Thurber stories, essays, and drawings. View more info

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The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze

By: Thurber, James

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16036

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated with drawings by Thurber. Decorative beige cloth stamped in blue. Ownership name on front free endpaper. Light rubbing to ends of mildly darkening spine; mild toning to pages; Square and securely bound. No dustjacket. Very Good+. Very funny essays and stories with Thurber's simple but evocative drawings.; Line Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages View more info

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You're Smokin' Now, Mr. Butts

By: Trudeau, G. B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Sphere Books, Ltd. / Abacus: 1991

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15522

ISBN: 0349102430

Condition: Very Good


This copy has light, general wear and aging but is still square and securely bound. It is signed by Trudeau on the ffep which is also the half-title page. ; Cartoons; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Punch, or the London Charivari, 1887

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1887

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13516

Condition: with no dust jacket


Quarterbound maroon leather with red pebbled cloth over boards. Marbled foredges. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight odor from storage. The volume is square and the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. G+ to VG-. ; Vols. 92 and 93; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 328, 312 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1887 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtit... View more info

Punch, or the London Charivari, December 1, 1915

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1915

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14242

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine is slit lower 2/3, pulled frpm staples. Interior VG, minor toning. Features an article on doubling your private income. Many of the ads are for supplies for the military and suggestions for gifts for soldiers in WWI. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 19 + ads pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1887 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtitled The London Charivari, as a reference to a satirical... View more info

Punch or the London Charivari, July - December 1884 Vol. 87

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14439

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarterbound brown leather with tan cloth over boards. Some edge corner and surface wear with boards showing at corners and occasionally along the edges. Front hinge has been re-glued at some time. Book is square and binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite nice. Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the 1884 edition with an Almanack for 1884. According to Wikipedia, "initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being a reference to a satirical humour magazine published in F... View more info

Make Trouble

By: Waters, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Corsair: 2017

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16556

ISBN: 1472153294

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket are as new. Jacket has a tiny ding on front right corner. This is an illustrated text of the graduation speech that Waters, director and writer of Pink Flaningoes and Hairspray, gave at the Rhode Island School of Design. Very funny but with serious undertones. Waters has always been a troublemaker.; Drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 71 pages View more info

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How to Love Yankees with a Clear Conscience

By: Whaley, Bo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville TN, Rutledge Hill Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16327

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Very minor shelfwear and a small crease at the top of the front cover, book appears unread. Signed with an inscription on the half title page. Humorous descriptions of what Southerners should know about the North and the other way around. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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All I Ever Wanted Was a Piece of Cornbread and a Cadillac

By: Whaley, Bo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville TN, Rutledge Hill Press: 1989

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16328

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Very minor shelfwear, book appears unread. Signed with an inscription on the half title page. Humorous descriptions of life in the South. Foreward by well-known humorist Ludlow Porch.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Rich Are Different

By: Winokur, John (ed. and comp.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1996

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 11957

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is as new and unread; jacket is as new. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 248 pages; Collection of humorous quotes and anecdotes about the rich. View more info