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BACKLOG STUDIES

By: Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1873


Very faint foxing to first and last few pages ; Beautifully decorated boards with gilt lettering. The author expounds on life and its vagaries, the past compared to the present, and just plain folks. newspaper clippings about the book laid in; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 281 pages View more info

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BUT I WOULDN'T HAVE MISSED IT FOR THE WORLD! The Pleasures and Perils of an Unseasoned Traveler

By: Bracken, Peg

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1973


8vo; 270 pages View more info

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HOW

By: Rice, Elmer C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melrose, MA, Rice & Rice, 1939


Light wear to extremities and with one corner lightly bumped ; Tongue-in-cheek look at a variety of subjects. From the contents: How to advertise to get results and live on $ 100 a week. Hout to get out of the red, stay ouf the red, How to take out the gamble, modern politics, fashions, work, wages, happiness ; 8vo; 512 pages View more info

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I THINK I DON'T REMEMBER

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Biting, hilarious commentaries on the absurdities of 1980s America ; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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JOHN KENDRICK BANGS Humorist of the Nineties

By: Bangs, Francis Hyde

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1941

Edition: First Edition


Price clipped DJ shows tape repair, chipping and wear. Wear to book extremities; The story of an American editor-author-lecturer and his associations. Written by the subject's son and INSCRIBED by the author to front free endpaper; 8vo; 300,xv pages View more info

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LOOK WHO'S ABROAD NOW

By: Wilson, Earl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1953

Edition: First Edition


Very light wear to DJ; Humorous anecdotes about noted columnist Wilson's trip around the world ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 254 pages View more info

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LOW MAN ON A TOTEM POLE

By: Smith, H. Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc., 1941

Edition: First Edition


DJ with very light rubbing to extremities; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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MY GOODNESS A Cynic's Short-Lived Search for Sainthood

By: Queenan, Joe

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Hyperion, 2000

Edition: First Edition


Inscribed by author on title page; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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ONE FELL SOUP Or I'M Just a Bug on the Windshield of Life

By: Blount, Roy, Jr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1982


One small closed tear and very light chipping to DJ. Priceclipped; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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PEOPLE NAMED SMITH

By: Smith, H. Allen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1950

Edition: First Edition


Spine ends a bit fraying and with small hole to spine; Illustrated by Leo Hershfield. SIGED by the author on half title page ; 8vo; 255 pages View more info

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SIDE EFFECTS

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1980

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear and dampstaining to DJ ; Collection of comical essays ; 8vo; 149 pages View more info

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THE BOOK OF THE CHEESE Being Traits and Stories of 'ye Olde Cheshire Cheese'

By: Adams, R. R. D. [editor]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1901

Edition: Fourth Edition


Light wear to extremities; Assorted amusing sallies of wit; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 200 pages View more info

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THE GROUCHO LETTERS Letters to and from Groucho Marx

By: Marx, Groucho

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1967


DJ price clipped. Slight tanning to white DJ. ; A prolific correspondent, some of the many highlights of Groucho's numerous epistles are here presented. Nicely INSCRIBED by both Groucho and Zeppo Marx on front free endpaper. Very rare. Stated first printing; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

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THE MAHOGANY TREE An Informal History of Punch

By: Prager, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1979

Edition: First Edition


Wear & small open tears to price clipped DJ. Tape residue to front free endpaper. Slight wear to extremities ; INSCRIBED by author to half-title page. A history of the venerable humour magazine which was first published in 1841; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 306 pages View more info

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THE TRUTH (WITH JOKES)

By: Franken, Al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton, 2005

Edition: First Edition


SIGNED by Al Franken on title page with black marker ; 8vo; 336 pages View more info