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1 Bader, David M. HOW TO BE AN EXTREMELY REFORM JEW.
Avon Books [New York]. 1994. (1994). 0380775999 / 9780380775996 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st trade printing. 91pp. 12mo. Glossy illustrated wraps. Illustrated by Jeff Moores. Fine (No defects). ISBN 0380775999. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Bangs, John Kendrick. A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE STYX: Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades.
Harper & Bros. [New York]. 1913 {November}. (1895). Hard Cover 
171pp. sm8vo. Purple cloth with spine decorated & lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt others uncut. Tissue-protected frontispiece + 7 other b/w plates illustrated by PETER NEWELL. Some faint, scattered dampstains on the front cover, spine faded with some wrinkling, faint water stains on the outer edge of the frontispiece & title page o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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3 Barnes, Clare Jr. POLITICAL ZOO.
Doubleday & Co. [New York]. 1952. (1952). First Edition Soft Cover 
1st edition. 77pp. 8vo. Glossy wraps. 100+ captioned b/w photos of zoo animals satirizing the Eisenhower-era political scene. Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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4 Buchwald, Art. I THINK I DON'T REMEMBER.
G. P. Putman's Sons [New York]. 1987. (1987). 0399133259 / 9780399133251 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 350pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 dark blue cloth & gray boards with a gilt-lettered spine. Gray endpapers. Buchwald on the Reagan years. Illustrated by Steve Mendelson. Gift presentation in ink on the front endpaper, several very minor bumps on the top edge of the back cover o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (3 light wrinkles across the spine, some minor wear on the top edge of the back o/w Fine with unclipped price). ISBN 0399133259. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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5 Fulghum, Robert. IT WAS ON FIRE WHEN I LAY DOWN ON IT.
Villard Books [New York]. 1989. (1989). 0394580567 / 9780394580562 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 218pp. 8vo. 1/4 red cloth over boards. As New (Pristine)/ DJ (As New). ISBN 0394580567. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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6 Horwitz, Gene. I REMAIN, YOUR UNCLE AMBROGIO.
Henry Regenery [Chicago]. 1975. (1975). 0809281953 / 9780809281954 First Edition Hard Cover Signed
1st edition, 1st printing. 115pp. 8vo. Gray, leather-textured boards with spine lettered in fluorescent red. Signed presentation copy: 'TO JOHN, PAISANO! I HOPE YOU ENJOY UNCLE BRO - GRAZIE, GENE HORWITZ 'GINA' 12-75' in ink on free front endpaper. Just a hint of discoloration at the very edges of the top & bottom edges of the covers o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (1/4' tear on the bottom edge of the front with a crease descending from the top of the tear to a very minor tear an 1 1/4' further along the edge, spine extremes worn, some creases on the bottom edge of the back o/w Very Good. i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects with unclipped price). ISBN 0809281953. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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7 King, Alexander. RICH MAN, POOR MAN, FREUD AND FRUIT: ADVICE TO AMOROUS LADIES.
Simon & Schuster [New York]. 1965. (1965). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st printing. 230pp. 8vo. 1/4 white cloth over blue boards with a pink floral bouquet on the white cloth. Multi-colored lettering on spine. Top edge red, others uncut. Top of spine worn o/w Fine (no defects)/ DJ (the top of the front cover at spine side has a triangular chip extending 3/4' down the edge of the spine & 1/2' along the top edge of the front cover; a 1' edge tear on the bottom of the front; & 1 1/2' edge tear on the bottom of the back located 1' from the left side with a crease extending from its tip diagonally down to the bottom of the spine o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). 
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8 McCay, Winsor. LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND.
Rand McNally & Company [Chicago]. 1941 {June}. (1941). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. Unpaginated [63pp]. 12mo. Glossy color-illustrated boards. Lower right corner of the copyright page carries the printing code 'CS6-41' indicating a June, 1941 printing. 12 color & 18 b/w plates by the McCay. 'Story adapted from original LITTLE NEMO cartoons'. Rand McNally #348. Corners heavily worn, a few spots of foxing (?) along the top edge of the front cover, back cover has some scratches & rubs o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. SEE PHOTO. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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9 Morreall, John [Editor]. THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAUGHTER AND Humor.
State University of New York Press [Albany]. No date. (1987). 0887063276 / 9780887063275 Soft Cover 
3rd printing. 270pp. 8vo. Illustrated glossy wraps. A volume in the SUNY Series in Philosophy. Includes classical sources in the philosophy of Humor & the theories of contemporary Philosophers. Front cover has a slight crease in the upper right corner o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0887063276. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Nye, Bill [Edgar Wilson Nye]. BALED HAY: A DRIER BOOK THAN WALT WHITMAN'S 'LEAVES O' GRASS'.
Belford, Clarke & Co. [Chicago, New York, San Francisco]. 1888. (1884 - unstated). Hard Cover 
Presumed 2nd edition. [1-4], 5-320, 1-14, [15, 16]. sm8vo. Dark gray cloth with the front cover & spine black-stamped with illustrations by Frederick Opper; gilt-lettered spine. 11 b/w plates + 1 cut by cartoonist Frederick Burr Opper ('Happy Hooligan' & 'Alphonse and Gaston.'). 2 b/w cuts by the author. Decorated endpapers. The last 16 pages of the book contain advertising by the publisher. Belford, Clarke issued the first edition in 1884, and their 1887 & later editions are well-known, but no 1888 edition is mentioned in BAL or elsewhere. Frontispiece of the author missing, a previous owner's small oval rubber stamp on the front loose endpaper, spine extremes rubbed, corners bumped o/w Good, i.e. signs of use with no other major defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Perelman, S. J. LISTEN TO THE MOCKING BIRD.
Simon & Schuster [New York]. 1949. (1949). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 153pp. sm4to. Light tan cloth with a caricature of Perelman in black within a small square panel on the front cover & spine. Spine lettered in black. Orange endpapers with various caricatures of Perelman in black. Illustrated by Al Hirschfeld. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (Top of spine heavily chipped & worn, 1/2' edge tear on top of the front, 3/8' & 1/4' edge tears on the top of the back, bottom of spine lightly worn, back has scattered soil o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects & price unclipped). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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12 Perelman, S. J. THE RISING GORGE.
Simon & Schuster [New York]. 1961. (1961). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 287pp. 8vo. 1/4 white cloth & orange boards with the author's signature in black on the front cover. Spine lettered in red & black. Top edge red & foredge uncut. Orange endpapers. Dustjacket by Ben Shahn. Fine (no defects/ DJ (Very slight wear at the spine extremes, price clipped o/w Fine). 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 Schulz, Charles M. YOU'RE IN LOVE, CHARLIE BROWN.
Signet Books/ New American Library [New York]. 1969 {February}. First Edition Soft Cover 
1st paperback printing. Unpaginated. Wraps illustrated by the author. Signet (P3760). Faint crease down the spine o/w Fine (No defects). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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14 Shikes, Ralph E. Editor]. SLIGHTLY OUT OF ORDER: Best Cartoons from the Continent.
Viking Press. [New York]. 1958. (1958). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 96pp. 4to. 1/4 yellow cloth & rust-colored cloth with a cartoon illustration in black on the front cover. Spine is lettered in black except for the title which appears in yellow within a black panel. A collection of cartoon in b/w by members of the Association Internationale des Humoristes. 2 very small punctures on the left side of the front cover, small bump on the top edge of the back o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (1' edge tear on the bottom of the front which starts with a small chip, tip of the bottom corner of the front chipped, spine extremes missing last 5/8' of their ends, 1' tear along the bottom of the left side of the spine, back top & bottom edges have wear with small tears, chips &/or creases & price clipped). 
Price: 1.50 USD
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15 Shriner, Charles A. [Compiler]. WIT, WISDOM AND FOIBLES OF THE GREAT: Together with Numerous Anecdotes Illustrative of the Characters of People and Their Rulers.
Funk & Wagnalls Co. [New York]. 1918. (1918). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 689pp. Tall 8vo. Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Blindstamped Greek Key border on the front cover. Index. Edges tanned with a few light stain spots o/w Good (i.e. obvious signs of use with no abuse or major defects) with gilt still bright. No dustjacket. NOTE: This 5 lbs. book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Skidmore, Ian. FORGIVE US OUR PRESS PASSES.
Gomer Press [Llandysul, Wales]. 1983. 0850888727 / 9780850888720 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st edition. 131pp. sm8vo. Illustrated glossy wraps. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0850888727. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Thurber, James. FURTHER FABLES FOR OUR TIMES.
Simon & Schuster. 1956. (1956). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 74pp. 8vo. Course off-white cloth with a drawing by Thurber blindstamped into & fully covering the front cover & spine. Spine lettered in red. Top edge chartreuse. Dark blue endpapers. Printed on laid paper. Illustrations by the author. One side of the original chartreuse slipcase bears the title in red & the author's name in black over the same drawing (in white) appearing on the front cover of the book. 'SPECIAL PRINTING' consisting of 3000 copies printed on laid paper and issued in a slipcase without a dustjacket. Spine very slightly darkened o/w As New (Pristine)/ Slipcase (wear on corners & bottom o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 VanderMeer, Jeff & Mark Roberts [Editors]. THE THACKERY T. LAMBSHEAD POCKET GUIDE TO ECCENTRIC AND DISCREDITED DISEASES.
Night Shade Books [San Francisco/Portland]. 2003. (2003). 1892389541 / 9781892389541 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 320pp. 8vo. Light brick-red cloth with black print. As New (Pristine)/ DJ (Fine, i.e. no defects). ISBN 1892389541. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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19 Welsch, Roger. IT'S NOT THE END OF THE EARTH, BUT YOU CAN SEE IT FROM HERE: Tales Of The Great Plains.
Villard Books [New York]. 1990. (1990). 0394583027 / 9780394583020 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 228pp. 8vo. 1/4 brown cloth & light light blue boards decorated with a small band of rising suns in bright copper on the front cover. Spine lettered in bright copper & decorated with the same band. As New (Pristine)/ DJ (As New with unclipped price). ISBN 0394583027. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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20 Williams, Gaar. AMONG THE FOLKS IN HISTORY.
Rand, McNally & Co. [New York]. 1947. (1947: Tribune Co.). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. Unpaginated. Oblong 4to. Light blue cloth with a Victorian standing hatrack with mirror & umbrella holder illustrated in pink. 82 full-page cartoons in b/w which appeared in the Chicago Tribune from the mid-1920s thru the mid-1930s. Foreword by Delos Avery. A few faint small spots on the front cover, bottom of spine bumped, some light paste action in the endpaper gutters, a previous owner's signature in ink on the front endpaper o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects/ DJ (Poor: all but split along the spine, cellotape repairs to the back, chunk missing at the top of spine, edge tears, corner creases, etc., but despite all it proudly remains unclipped). 
Price: 1.50 USD
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