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American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater
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American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater

By TRILLIN, Calvin

NY: Doubleday, 1974. Bound in red and blue cloth, stamped in white in illustrated dust jacket. A 215 pp. book by the comic writer. Remainder spray to bottom edge. . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$21.00

The Wit of Oscar Wilde

By WILDE, Oscar

UK: Folio Society, 2009. Bound in blue illustrated cloth with decorative spine and panels. Stamped in silver. Housed in a matching slipcase. An "as new" copy of the Folio Society printing. The 14th printing. 238 pgs.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published.

$15.00

A Fistful of Fig Newtons

By SHEPHERD, Jean

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1981. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold with illustrated front panel. In matching dust jacket. The first edition of the humor writer's fourth book. Shepherd is the author of the novel that was made into "The Christmas Story" and did the narration in the movie. Some fading and a bit of wear to spine of jacket. 265 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$35.00

Butchered Baseball

By PEARSON, F.S. 2nd

NY: A.S. Barnes, 1952. Bound in illustrated thick glossy boards, in matching dust jacket. A humorous book of cartoons on baseball with contributions by Mel Allen and Tom Meany. 44 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$22.00

Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, or, Failing That, Happiness     (Signed)
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Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, or, Failing That, Happiness (Signed)

By FRANKEN, Al

NY: Dutton Adult, 2002. Bound in black and white boards, stamped in gold in matching white dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this 159 pp. book by the now disgraced ex-Senator. Signed on the title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$24.00

Crazy Like A Fox

By PERELMAN, S.J.

New York: Random House, 1944. Bound in gray cloth with red lettering done in a design with a fox head atop to front panel and spine, has dappled side page edges. Shows darkening to top page edges with a tiny darker stain to same. Overall wear to extremes. Dustjacket is price-clipped and shows some chipping to top edges and wear to extremes. 269 pgs.. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.

$20.00

The Code of the Woosters (Everyman's Library P G Wodehouse)
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The Code of the Woosters (Everyman's Library P G Wodehouse)

By WODEHOUSE, P.G.

London: Everyman's Library, 2000. Bound in grey cloth with gold lettering to spine, has decorative yellow striped end-papers, and is in near fine condition, as is the dustwrapper. 286 pgs.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 7 1/2" X 5".

$22.50

The Thurber Carnival (Modern Library)
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The Thurber Carnival (Modern Library)

By THURBER, James

New York: Modern Library, 1994. Bound in grey cloth with gold lettering and a modern library embossed emblem to front panel, and decorative end-papers. Has black & white comic illustrations at the end of the volume. Shows light foxing to page edges and is in otherwise near-fine conditon; as is the dustjacket. 443 pgs.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

The Ingoldsby Legends - Three Volumes Complete

By INGOLDSBY, Thomas

London: Richard Bentley, 1853. Handsomely bound in 1/2 black leather and blue cloth with five raised bands to spine. Stamped in gold. Top edges gilt. Listed on spine as "First Series, Second Series, Third Series". A great set of these classics. . Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Cruikshank and Leech. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$335.00

The Joys of Aging -- and How to Avoid Them
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The Joys of Aging -- and How to Avoid Them

By DILLER, Phyllis

New York: Doubleday, 1981. Bound in 3/4 red boards with black spine with goldl lettering; has remainder spray to botton page edges; and is in otherwise near-fine condition. Dustjacket shows wear to extremes and overall rubbing. 167 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$16.00

The Ferrari in the Bedroom

By SHEPHERD, Jean

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1972. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in silver in matching (price-clipped) dust jacket. Illustrated with drawings by the author; 269pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. By the author of the writer and narrator of "The Christmas Story". . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$27.50

African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series)
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African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series)

By WATKINS, Mel (Ed.)

U.S.A.: Chicago Review Press, 2002. Bound in black cloth and green boards, stamped in gold. This is a 374 pp. book on Humor including pieces by Langston Hughes, Chris Rock, Redd Foxx, Ishmael Reed, et al. Tight, clean copy. A bit hard to find . . . Part of the Library of Black America series. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

Amphigorey Also

By GOREY, Edward

New York: Congdon and Weed, 1983. Previous owner's inscription and tiny label to ffep. Bound in illustrated boards with matching dust jacket. The first edition (stated on copyright page). Collects Seventeen "Books" into one collection. Unpaginated, but close to 300 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. Illus. by Gorey, Edward. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.50

Son of Flubber (Disney Movie)

By FULLER, Roger

NY: Pocket Books, 1963. Tight, clean unread copy of the first edition of this book based on the hit Disney movie. 135 pp. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Trade Paperback.

$15.00

Blackbeard's Ghost

By STAHL, Ben

NY: Starline, 1968. Tight, clean and unread copy of this book that has Peter Ustinov on the front cover. 144 pp. . Second Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Trade Paperback.

$12.00

Ukridge

By Wodehouse, P. G

Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 2003. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Part of the classic Overlook "Collector's Wodehouse" collection of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, printed from the first British Edition. This book was printed from the plates originally published in 1924 270 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

A Gentleman of Leisure

By Wodehouse, P. G

Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 2001. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Part of the classic Overlook "Collector's Wodehouse" collection of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, printed from the first British Edition. This book was printed from the plates originally published in 1921. It was originally copyrighted in 1910 as "The Intrusion of Jimmy". 286 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

Psmith in the City

By Wodehouse, P. G

Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 2003. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Part of the classic Overlook "Collector's Wodehouse" collection of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, printed from the first British Edition. This book was printed from the plates originally published in 1910 201 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$21.00

Pigs Have Wings

By Wodehouse, P. G

Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 2000. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Part of the classic Overlook "Collector's Wodehouse" collection of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, printed from the first British Edition. This book was printed from the plates originally published in 1952. 253 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$24.00

Cocktail Time

By Wodehouse, P. G

Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 2004. Bound in light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Part of the classic Overlook "Collector's Wodehouse" collection of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, printed from the first British Edition. This book was printed from the plates originally published in 1958. 244 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$16.50

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