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Sit on a Potato Pan, Otis! More Palindromes

By: Agee, Jon; Agee, Jon (Illustrator)

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR): 1999

Seller ID: 110397

ISBN: 0374318085

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 80 pages. View more info

Autobiography of a gag-writer,

By: Alexander, Dick; Ed Kotcher (Illust.)

Price: $10.43

Publisher: Pelton Pub. Co: 1961

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 110769

ISBN: B0007EBQWK

Condition: Fine


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 104 pages. View more info

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The Lost Shirt

By: Anthony, Joseph

Price: $45.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Brentano's: 1929

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 99732

ISBN: B000857JRO

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Orange cloth, black pictorial decorations. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears. 63 pages. Poetry that finds humor in the 1929 crash. 'If you feel like committing suicide over the market, buy this book and laugh yourself to death'. View more info

English Caricature and Satire on Napoleon 1

By: Ashton., John

Price: $14.54

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1888

Seller ID: 103630

ISBN: B003EO61UM

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. 454 pages. View more info

Manners and Customs of Ye Harvard Studente

By: Attwood, Francis Attwood

Price: $72.91

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, MA, Houghton Mifflin / Charles W. Sever: 1877

Seller ID: 77373

ISBN: B0040GN5M0

Condition: Good+


Oblong paper covered boards, brown cloth spine. Moderate general wear. Spine cloth missing tiny chips. Cardboard boards have some bump creases, and tiny browning spots. hinges good with small gutter tears. Plates excellent. No interior foxing, no markings. View more info

Satire Contre Les Femmes

By: Boileau; Dubout (Illustrator)

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Paris, France, Gibert Jeune - Librairie d'Amateurs: 1950

Seller ID: 120382

ISBN: B001AMPWXC

Condition: Fine


Only 3000 printed. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has intact glassine jacket. 44 pages. View more info

Fitzpoodle at Newport; An Incident of the Season

By: Brewerton, George Douglas

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Riverside Press: 1869

Seller ID: 103584

ISBN: B00NS46H5C

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Spine worn at ends. 55 pages. View more info

Irvin Cobb at His Best

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Garden City Publishing: 1940

Seller ID: 107968

ISBN: B00005W87K

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. General browning of pages. 341 pages. View more info

Terribly Intimate Portraits

By: Coward, Noel

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Boni and Liveright: 1922

Seller ID: 98483

ISBN: 1163667420

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Previous owner name. Dampstain at page bottoms. 212 pages. View more info

They Had to See Paris

By: Croy, Homer

Price: $13.32

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Seller ID: 117301

ISBN: B002Y6FNDC

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 303 pages. View more info

The Dodge Club; or, Italy in MDCCCLIX

By: DeMille, James

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 116171

ISBN: B000J0VY2O

Condition: Very Good


Moderate general wear. 133 pages. View more info

Observations of Mr. Dooley

By: Dunne, Finley Peter

Price: $14.54

Publisher: New York, NY, R. H. Russell: 1902

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114382

ISBN: B000O9D4FU

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 279 pages. View more info

A Theory of Wit and Humour

By: Fleet, F. R

Price: $45.69

Publisher: Kennikat Press: 1970

Seller ID: 104610

ISBN: 0804609519

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 278 pages. View more info

Schnozzola, the story of Jimmy Durante

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $9.07

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114821

ISBN: B00005WR9O

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 261 pages. View more info

The 'Bab' Ballads: Complete Edition with Two-Hundred-And-Fifteen Illustrations by the Author

By: Gilbert, W. S

Price: $21.89

Publisher: David McKay: 1890

Seller ID: 118968

ISBN: B0008AFKZC

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 309 pages. View more info

What We Laugh At -- and Why

By: Goldberg, Isaac

Price: $19.15

Publisher: Girard, KS, Haldeman-Julius publications: 1938

Seller ID: 79041

ISBN: B00088II9O

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. Previous owner name. 96 pages. View more info

Nize Baby

By: Gross, Milt

Price: $30.10

Publisher: New York, NY, George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120962

ISBN: B0006D6SCU

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Jacket tattered, largeteatrs, missing sections, tape repaired. 207 pages. View more info

The Rubaiyat of a Persian kitten

By: Herford, Oliver

Price: $19.49

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 116173

ISBN: B000T89HFC

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Spine taped. Tales of a cat. View more info

Humorous Poems By Thomas Hood

By: Hood, Thomas; Alfred Ainger (Pref); Charles E. Brock (Illust.)

Price: $18.24

Publisher: Macmillan: 1893

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 79101

ISBN: B0008571U4

Condition: Very Good


130 illustrations. Light general wear. From Library of Macmillam Company Publishers, has rear card pocket. 236 pages. View more info

MASH

By: Hooker, Richard

Price: $58.08

Publisher: Pocket: 1974

Seller ID: 106012

ISBN: 0671788280

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! View more info

Saturnin: The Official Unofficial Samizdat Version

By: Jirotka, Zdenek; Brian Adcock (Illust.); Zdenek Jirotka (Trans); Brian Adcock;

Price: $62.51

Publisher: Prague, Chech Republic, Inka Neuschlova and Frank Forrest: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 107671

ISBN: B012YM9B9M

Condition: Very Good


In English. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 236 pages. First in English. View more info

The Essential Lenny Bruce

By: John; Editor Cohen

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Ballantine U7086: 1968

Seller ID: 70150

ISBN: B000KP0122

Condition: Very Good


Nice Tight Clean copy ! Slight spine crease. 319 pages. View more info

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Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

By: Kercher, Stephen E.

Price: $25.94

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2006

Seller ID: 122304

ISBN: 0226431649

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name on front blank page. One checkmark written in the margin of page 21. 575 pages. View more info

Unfair to Goliath : Life in Israel as Seen By Her Best-Known Humorist

By: Kishon, Ephraim; Yohanan Goldman [Translator]

Price: $18.19

Publisher: New York, NY, Atheneum: 1968

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 118187

ISBN: B002RCSREK

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears. 232 pages. View more info

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A History of New York: Volume 2 Only

By: Knickerbocker, Diedrich ( Washington Irving )

Price: $364.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Inskeep & Bradford: 1809

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 113164

ISBN: B01N6E79X4

Condition: Good


1st Printing. [BAL 10098] Volume 2 only. Full brown leather, gold decor on spine 'Knickerbocker New York' and '2'. Moderate general wear. Spine worn well at ends, leather board tips worn. Spine/boards border gone, but well kept on with string. Occasional foxing. 258 pages. 2000 copies were printed and bound. One of Irving's early works. View more info

No Laughing Matter: An Analysis of Sexual Humor Volume 2

By: Legman, G.

Price: $61.33

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 108456

ISBN: 0253347769

Condition: New


1st Printing. Crisp Firm Clean copy ! In original shrinkwrap! View more info

No Laughing Matter: An Analysis of Sexual Humor, Vol. 1

By: Legman, Gershon

Price: $62.93

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr: 1982

Seller ID: 108457

ISBN: 0253347750

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 816 pages. View more info

Gentlemen Prefer Blonds

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $36.43

Publisher: New York, NY, Boni & Liveright: 1925

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 118521

ISBN: B00E65K0Z0

Condition: Good


Red cloth, gold decor. Moderate general wear. Foxing on table of contents page. 217 pages. View more info

Aphrodite (Ancient Manners) by Pierre Louys - Deluxe Editions

By: Louys, Pierre; Frank J. Buttera (Illustrator); Willis L. Parker (Translator)

Price: $14.59

Publisher: New York, NY, Illustrated Editions Co., Inc.: 1932

Seller ID: 117204

ISBN: B00CWLH4WW

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 251 pages. View more info

Cheerfulness As a Life Power

By: Marden, Orison Swett

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 97259

ISBN: B0014MDVFE

Condition: Very Good


Thirty-ninth thousand. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 79 pages. Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) was an American spiritual author in the New Thought Movement. He also held a degree in medicine, and was a successful hotel owner. Marden's first book, Pushing to the Front, was published in 1894. He followed this with several more volumes on the subjects of success, the cultivation of will-power, and positive thinking. He founded Success Magazine in 1897 and was a... View more info

Pleased to Meet You

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $35.57

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 1927

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 121399

ISBN: B00177CEAE

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 171 pages. View more info

A Select Circle - Four Fifths Gold

By: Pierce, George Winslow

Price: $136.80

Publisher: Boston, MA, George Winslow Pierce: 1903

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119347

ISBN: xxxxxxx117

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, gold decor, gold on top page ends. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 174 + 8 + 95 pages. From different ends of book 'A select Circle With Designs and Songs' and 'Four Fifths of Goldsmith's Deserted Village', with and Interlibrum in the middle. View more info

Brother Gardner's Lime-Kiln Club,: Being the regular proceedings of the regular club for the last three years. With some philosophy, considerable ... of Congress, or any department of government

By: Quad, M

Price: $29.59

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Belford, Clark & Co: 1882

Seller ID: 88925

ISBN: B0008677K2

Condition: Good-


Text block solid. Front cover missing chips, spine cover mainly missing, rear cover missing. 300 pages. Humorous, comic, good-natured accounts of the activities in a Detroit negro social club in the early 1880's. View more info

Humor Um Uns. Ein Lachendes Hausbuch. Von Adamson Bis Zuckmayer. Von Wilhelm Busch Bis Zille. Einf?hrung Von Roda Roda. Mit 241 Bunten Und Schwarzen Bildern. Hrsg. V. Emil Escher

By: Roda Roda, Alex (EingefA┬╝hrt Von)

Price: $34.66

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Paul Franke Verlag: 1931

Seller ID: 117297

ISBN: B002BC3N7M

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 350 pages. View more info

English Eccentrics

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Folio Society: 1994

Seller ID: 116865

ISBN: B0000CK35N

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 268 pages. View more info

Re:form Anti-work Book

By: Soupiset, Paul (Illustrator)

Price: $52.12

Publisher: Spark House: 2010

Seller ID: 94048

ISBN: 1451400829

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. Light general wear. View more info

Leedle Yawcob Strauss - L. Prang Chromolithographic Album

By: Strauss, Yawcob (Charles Follen Adams)

Price: $68.35

Publisher: L. Prang Boston MA: 1894

Seller ID: 116350

ISBN: B00286XL0U

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Tip missing from rear cover. 12 pages. Yawcob Strauss Series. View more info

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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray 22 Volumes 1869

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $725.04

Publisher: London, UK, Smith Elder & Co.: 1869

Seller ID: 86380

ISBN: B0081EWGOA

Condition: Fine


22 of 24 volumes. Volumes XXI and XXII missing. 1st Collected Edition. Handsome 19th century 3/4 black leather bindings by William Basil Worsfold Bookbinders. Superb Firm Clean volumes ! All volumes in uniform elegant Black morocco leather (5 ribbed) spine and board tips. Leather has gold decor and double-lined gold borders. Boards light blue cloth, page ends gold gilt, endpapers blue marbled. Volumes I to XX printed 1869 contain the major works. Volumes XXIII + XXIV pri... View more info

Pigs Have Wings

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: London, UK, Herbert Jenkins: 1952

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 105202

ISBN: 9997520610

Condition: Good


1st Printing. Moderate general wear. 220 pages. View more info

Ghetto Comedies

By: Zangwill, Israel

Price: $16.37

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 110886

ISBN: B000855U7K

Condition: Good+


1st Printing. Moderate general wear. 487 pages. View more info