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Humor & Satire

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The Norton Book of Light Verse, Baker, Russell
1 Baker, Russell The Norton Book of Light Verse
W. W. Norton & Company 1986 0393023664 / 9780393023664 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in burgundy boards in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket with Protective cover ; 9 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 448 pp pages 
Price: 9.90 USD
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics, Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday
2 Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
Smithsonian Institution Press 1988 0874741726 / 9780874741728 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful copy. Some stains on the text block edges. ; 14.40 X 10.50 X 1.40 inches; 336 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Have Your Way With Bureaucrats The layman's guide to pyramiding featherheads and other strange birds, Boren, James
3 Boren, James Have Your Way With Bureaucrats The layman's guide to pyramiding featherheads and other strange birds
Radnor, PA Chilton 1975 0801959535 / 9780801959530 Hardcover Very Good 
Red board with some edge wear and a wonderful, full page, dated (13 Dec 78) inscription and cartoon on fly leaf. Attributed quotes: "When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder"; and "bureaucracy is the epoxy that greases the wheels of government." Jim Boren's career included service with the U.S. Foreign Service Agency in Latin America, Administrative Assistant to the late U.S. Senator Ralph Yarborough, an internationally known humorist and speaker, an author, and an artist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pp. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?, Carlin, George
4 Carlin, George When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
Hachette Books 2005 140130821X / 9781401308216 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Trade paperback In VG condition ; 7.64 X 5.59 X 0.79 inches; 320 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Dark Knights and Dingy Castles  ; Horrible Histories Special, Deary, Terry
5 Deary, Terry Dark Knights and Dingy Castles ; Horrible Histories Special
Scholastic Hippo 1997 0590542982 / 9780590542982 First Printing Softcover Fine 
Softcover a nice copy. " It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Why the nutty knight chopped off his own finger? The revolting truth about a gong-farmer's job? What went on in the gruesome castle garderobes? Read on and find out about dreadful dungeons, cruel crusaders, ghastly ghosts that haunt creepy British castles, and the most famous man-in-a-can of all - Saint George. " ; Horrible Histories Special; 8.43 X 5.12 X 0.63 inches; 176 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Wicked Words  ; Horrible Histories Special, Deary, Terry &  Philip Reeve
6 Deary, Terry & Philip Reeve Wicked Words ; Horrible Histories Special
Scholastic Hippo 1996 0590542575 / 9780590542579 First Printing Softcover Fine 
Softcover a nice copy. " It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: * how to be very rude...without anybody knowing? * some murky Medieval jokes? * what to say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or Jabbernowl? Get your revenge with some really wicked words - even English teachers will be speechless! " ; Horrible Histories Special; 8.27 X 5.28 X 0.63 inches; 192 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Amazing but False ;  Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, but Aren't, Diefendorf, David &  James Randi
7 Diefendorf, David & James Randi Amazing but False ; Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, but Aren't
Sterling 2007 1402737912 / 9781402737916 Softcover As New 
As New Paperback Book. Every one is a myth that, through time, has achieved the status of reality. Finally, someone is here to set the record straight, once and for all. In this fully illustrated color collection of popular misconceptions, freelance writer and journalist David Diefendorf uncovers hundreds of widely accepted truths in various categories: famous firsts, health and the body, history, misquotations and misusages, people, religion, science and technology, and more. ; 9.20 X 7.50 X 0.70 inches; 256 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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How to Do It Standing Up: The Friars Club Guide to being a comic, a cut-up a card, or a clown., Dougherty, Barry
8 Dougherty, Barry How to Do It Standing Up: The Friars Club Guide to being a comic, a cut-up a card, or a clown.
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2002 76882112254 Softcover Fine 
Very slight flair of cover else in "As New" condition. Introduction by Richard Pryor. Covers: How to get started; find your voice & style; craft, rehearse, and refine material; conquer the business of comedy, from small clubs to late night T.V. and more. ; 8vo ; 270 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The folklore of love and courtship;  The charms and divinations, superstitions and beliefs, signs and prospects of love, sweet love, Emrich, Duncan
9 Emrich, Duncan The folklore of love and courtship; The charms and divinations, superstitions and beliefs, signs and prospects of love, sweet love
American Heritage Press 1970 082810056X / 9780828100564 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
"A good many of the offerings indicate practical possibilities for the want-to-be-wooed." ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 51 pp pages 
Price: 25.20 USD
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Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses? : and Other Imponderables of Everyday Life, Feldman, David
10 Feldman, David Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses? : and Other Imponderables of Everyday Life
Scranton, Pennsylvania Harpercollins 1990 0060162937 / 9780060162931 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; 249 pages. Indexed. Some finger smudges on back end pages, light shelf wear to edges, cover bright unclipped, If you want to know the little known of life, this is the book for you. The research is very well done considering this is not curing cancer. It is just a tremendously fun read and one you will want to read in one sitting. It is also the type of book where you can read for a couple of minutes (maybe one topic) and always come back later. Public review; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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11 Gould, John Monstrous Depravity: A Jeremiad and Lamentation About Things to Eat
New York William Morrow 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
224 pp. Illustrated by F. Wenderoth Saunders. Worn and bumped ends and edges with a slight lean. The dust jacket is not price clipped; edges are worn with a larger chip at the spine head. Clear cover on. A collection of regional stories in chapters, each with a full page humorous illustration and associated recipe. John Gould (1908- 2003) was a farmer, columnist and regional humorist (North Eastern) who wrote the weekly column "Dispatch from the farm for the Christian Monitor beginning in 1942. His columns offer dry wry Down East humor applied to small-town and rural subject matter written to appeal to city dwellers. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research, Hartston, William Roland
12 Hartston, William Roland Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research
[New York] Sterling Pub. Co 1988 0806969083 / 9780806969084 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a tiny bit of shelf wear. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Dust Jacket is in VG condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped.; 9.20 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 154 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Best Cartoons from Punch: Collected for Americans from England's famous humorous weekly, Herbert, A. P.
13 Herbert, A. P. The Best Cartoons from Punch: Collected for Americans from England's famous humorous weekly
Simon & Schuster 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by A. P. Herbert 
First printing Forward by A. P. Herbert, Peach board w/black cloth spine, blind stamped, corners worn to the boards, soil marks on the front cover the back cover has a 3 inch stain. Pages filled with beautiful line drawn Punch cartoons. Edited by Marvin Rosenberg and William Coleno. Pages unnumbered. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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This Giddy Globe, Herford, Oliver
14 Herford, Oliver This Giddy Globe
New York George H. Doran Co. 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Oliver Herford 
Tan paper over boards, worn ends, bright black title, clean tight text. Satire. Glossy paper. Filled with humorous illustrations, poems, quips and prose on the subject of the globe, geography, cultures, e. G. Though (rivers) are seldom as shallow, they are as lengthy and involved as Congressional speeches; 12mo 6 - 7 " tall. " 
Price: 16.20 USD
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15 Illenberger, Theodora & Avonne Eyre Keller; Newspaper Comics Council, Inc. The Cartoonist Cookbook
New York & Buenos Aires Hobbs, Dorman & Co. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
vii, 189 pages illustrations, portraits. Yellow tweed cloth, minor edge and corner wear. The price clipped dust jacket remains very attractive with light surface soil; former repairs done with clear tape, the edges are moderatly worn with chipping. This is a gathering by the Newspaper Comics Council. Edited by Theodora Illenberger and Avonne Eyre Keller, with a foreword by Stephen Becker and an introd. by James A. Beard. Design: Robert Sugar. Biography's, original art and favorite recipes of 45 of America's great cartoonists. ; 8vo ; SBF 9/2015 
Price: 22.50 USD
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My Most Embarrassing Moment, Jacobs, Eleanor
16 Jacobs, Eleanor My Most Embarrassing Moment
Country Store Reiman Pubs 1986 0898210739 / 9780898210736 Softcover Very Good 
Softcover in VG condition ; 8.20 X 5.10 X 0.20 inches; 64 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Far Side Gallery 4, Larson, Gary & Robin Williams
17 Larson, Gary & Robin Williams The Far Side Gallery 4
Andrews McMeel Publishing 1993 0836217241 / 9780836217247 Softcover As New 
Nice copy. Light edge wear else without blemish. Larson was awarded the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist from the National Cartoonists Society in 1991 and 1994. His books have been translated into more than 17 languages. This is great stuff. ; 10.71 X 8.43 X 0.47 inches; 172 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Back Home, Mauldin, Bill
18 Mauldin, Bill Back Home
New York William Sloane Associates 1947 0891908560 / 9780891908562 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Exceptional early BCE with original dust jacket art, 4 page insert laid in. Rough cut, 315 pp., illustrated. Blue gray cloth with black spine & white lettering. Dust jacket has edge wear and a 3/4 inch tear at the fold. Now in clear archival cover. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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You Can't Get There From Here, Nash, Ogden
19 Nash, Ogden You Can't Get There From Here
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1957 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Tight Binding, No markings nice copy. In a protective cover, jacket is price clipped. ; 8vo ; 190 pp pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection, Northcutt, Wendy
20 Northcutt, Wendy The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection
Dutton Adult 2001 0525946233 / 9780525946236 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Slight lean else fine in fine jacket. "A new volume commemorating individuals who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it in a sublimely idiotic fashion."; 7.40 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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