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Das Humoristische Deutschland

by STETTENHEIM, Julius (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1886
Condition
Good
Edition
Vols. 1 - 12
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$75.00

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Berlin & Stuttgart: Verlag von W. Spemann, 1886. Vols. 1 - 12. Hardcover. Good. vi, [4], 768, [2] p. 25 cm. Separate title pages for each volume. Half burgundy leather with marbled paper boards. Spine discoloured in patches, boards rubbed, light wear to extremities. Blind stamp on front free endpaper. Pages browning. German text.
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Cape Breton Humor

by MCCAWLEY, Stuart

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Attic Books
Published
December 1929
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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Glace Bay, NS: Brodie Printing Service, December 1929. Booklet. Good. 64, [2] p. 18 cm. B&w photo of McCawley. Stapled paper covers. Ink stamp on front cover and title page. Paper browned.Some soiling to exterior. Some chips to edges. "A Book of Yarns and Stories with a Rhyme or two."
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Death of "Puss" Soper and Biographical Sketch of His Life

by ANONYMOUS

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Attic Books
Published
nd. 1900s?
Condition
Near fine
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$25.00

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nd. 1900s?. Near fine. 16 cm leaflet. Two pages of text. Obituary of a cat, born in Galt, Ontario, "the world's most marvellous prodigy," able to meow in six languages, capable of describing any problem in geometry while engaged in capturing mice and birds, pampered by indulgence, fond of shrimps, sardines and brook trout. Flags on all… Read more
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Ski Fever

by EMTAGE, J. B.; BAUMER, Lewis (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1936
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1936. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Portions" appeared in Punch. xiii, 109 p. 19 cm. B&w illustrations by Baumer originally in Punch. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jackethas price-clipped front flap, chips and tears to edges and spine ends, darkened spine, tear in rear panel, soiling. Book itself has spots on cloth, darkened spine head. Ink… Read more
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Obbligato

by RAPHAEL, Frederic

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Attic Books
Published
1956
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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London: Macmillan, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 219 p. 20 cm. Red cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket.
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Nothing Serious

by WODEHOUSE, P. G.

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$60.00

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London: Herbert Jenkins, nd. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 254 p. 19 cm. Orange cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Jacket is poor, with front corners, spine head and rear panel chipped away, affecting lettering. Also small holes and tears in flaps. Book itself is cocked with discolouration to spine head. Corners bumped. Endpapersdarkened. Some spotting to text… Read more
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Peter Smart's Confessions

by BAILEY, Paul

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Attic Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 191 p. 21 cm. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Front flap price clipped.
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$40.00
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Whiz-Bang May 1944

by Duchess Printing and Publishing

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Attic Books
Published
1944
Condition
Fair
Edition
Volume Four, Number Three, May 1944
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$20.00

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Toronto, 1944. Volume Four, Number Three, May 1944. Softcover. Fair. 96 p. 20 cm. B&w cartoons. Stapled paper covers. Tear in lower spine. Paper browning. Chipped and torn edges pp. 29-35. Smal section torn out of p. 59.
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How to Tame a Toronto WASP (and other fables)

by GUREVICH, Nickolay

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Attic Books
Published
2000
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780968541722
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$25.00

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Toronto: ANIK Press, 2000. Softcover. Near fine. 102 p. 21 cm. B&w drawings. White paperback. A little soiling to rear cover.
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The New Punch Library in 20 Delightful Volumes

by [Educational Book Company]

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Attic Books
Published
nd. 1930s
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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nd. 1930s. Booklet. Good. 23 p. 27 cm. B&w cartoons. 4 colour cartoons inside covers. Stapled paper covers. Soiling to front and rear. Inside clean. Advertises a set of books called The New Punch Library to be published in 193?, ed. by Sir John Hammerton. Brief bios of some of the cartoonists. Detailed description of the theme of… Read more
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Lady Chatterley, Latterly

by O'HEARN, Walter; MCNALLY, Ed (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very good
Edition
First paperback printing
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$10.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1967. First paperback printing. Paperback. Very good. Canadian Best-Seller Library 31. 192 p. 18 cm. B&w line drawings. Light wear. Number in ink at top front corner. Ink drawing on first leaf. "A witty and delightful look at contemporary Canada."
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Why Rock the Boat?

by WEINTRAUB, William

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Attic Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First thus
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$15.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1968. First thus. Paperback. Fine. Canadian Best-seller Library 43. 218 p. 18 cm. Small blank label on spine.
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Stag: The Men's Magazine Jan.-Feb. 1944

by Stag

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Attic Books
Published
1944
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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1944. Softcover. Fair. 96 p. 19 cm. B&w cartoons. Softcover. Some soiling and light wear to exterior. Pages darkened. P. 1-2 clipped.
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The Colonel [humour magazine]

by

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Attic Books
Published
1943?
Condition
Fair
Edition
Vol. 1, No. 5, Sept.-Oct.
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$15.00

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Toronto: Norman Book Company, 1943?. Vol. 1, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. . Softcover. Fair. 92 p. 20 cm. B&w cartoons and pin-up photos. Softcover. Light wear to exterior. Pages browning. Some dampstains. P. 93-94 clipped and 95-96 removed.
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So, Anyway ...

by CLEESE, John

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Attic Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385680240
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$50.00

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Doubleday, 2014. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 392 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. White hardcover in dustjacket. Signed by author on title page.
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...And Then I Wrote": Nine Years of London Free Press Columns

by BRADY, Bill

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Attic Books
Published
2009
Condition
As new
ISBN
9780981299327
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$15.00

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London, Ontario: Binea Press, 2009. Softcover. As new. 299 p. 23 cm. Paperback. Signed by author on title. Foreword by Victor Garber.
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...And Then I Wrote": Nine Years of London Free Press Columns

by BRADY, Bill

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Attic Books
Published
2009
Condition
As new
ISBN
9780981299327
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$12.50

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London, Ontario: Binea Press, 2009. Softcover. As new. 299 p. 23 cm. Paperback. Foreword by Victor Garber.
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Truly Rural

by PHLIMM, Delbert Fitzgerald; HINCKS, Cassandra [MILLER, Orlo & Maridon]

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Attic Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition of 1000 copies
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$10.00

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London, Ontario: Phelps Publishing, 1977. First Edition of 1000 copies. Softcover. Fine. 86 p. 23 cm. Yellow paperback. "A Nostalgic Look At Historic Ontario or An Historic Look At Nostalgic Ontario or An Ontario's Look At Historic Nostalgia or A Look At An Historian's Nostario or A Nostalgic Look At Ontario's History or An Hysterical Look At… Read more
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Metro's Goldwyn Mayor: The Complete Malapropisms of Allan Lamport

by COLOMBO, John Robert

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Attic Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9781896308128
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$35.00

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Toronto: Colombo & Company, 1995. Softcover. Very good. A QuasiBook Edition. Unpaginated. Pages printed one side only. Spiral bound. Discolouration to covers near spine. Inscribed by compiler Colombo on front page. Includes brief bio.
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Post Card Translation

by DAVEY, Frank

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Attic Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780886580674
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$25.00

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Underwhich Editions, 1988. Softcover. Near fine. Unpaginated booklet. 12 x 18 cm. near
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