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Chicken Inspector No. 23

By S. J. Perelman

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very good/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 255 pages, yellow quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good moderately worn dust jacket, chiping at fold edges and with the price clipped

$7.50

Big League Ballparks: the complete illustrated history

By Gary Gillette and Eric Enders with Stuart Shea and Matthew Silverman

New York, New York: Metro Books, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Quarto 12 1/4" tall, 512 pages color illustrated throughout pages, illustrated endpapers, hard cover. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket. This is a large and heavy volume and will require extra postage.

$45.00

Fierce Pajamas : An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker
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Fierce Pajamas : An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker

By REMNICK, DAVID and HENRY FINDER, editors

New York, New York: Random House, 2001. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxi + 497 pages, black and red boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

I'll Tell You Why" (a sequel to The Specialist)

By Chas (Chic) Sales [Charles Partlow Sale]; O. O. Mcintyre (introduction); Percy Vogt (illustrations)

St. Louis, Missouri: Specialist Publishing, 1930. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Near fine/Good. 16mo. 6" tall, 45 pages, black titles on brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, lightly soiled with chipping at the fold edges

$16.50

The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody

By Will Cuppy; William Steig (illustrator); Fred Feldkamp (editor)

New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1950. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 230 pages, green-gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, cloth color faded; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, in an good, edge worn dust jacket with significant chipping at the folds. A very nice reading copy.

$9.50

Rog's Gallery

By Roger Jones

Somerville, Massachusetts: Self Publsihed, 1978. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, pamphlet, 12 pages, black and white illustration, (most originally done for 'The Real Paper' a tabloid in Cambridge, MA. In very good condition over all with light shelf wear and soiling, binding tight.

$7.50

Just Like Heaven: Mutts
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Just Like Heaven: Mutts

By Patrick McDonnell

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover--illustrated boards. Near fine/near fine. Oblong octavo, 7" x 8" tall, unpaginated (approx. 42 pages), illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, slightly soiuled dust jacket with original price present.

$8.50

I Need All the Friends I Can Get

By Charles M. Schulz

San Francisco, California: Determined Productions, 1964. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very good. Small octavo, 5 3/4" tall, 64 pages (black and yellow throughout), black and yellow boards. A very good clean, neat hard cover over all, with light shelf wear and rubbi9ng at the corner edges; hinges and binding tight. In a very good moderately worn dust jacket with some chipping at the fold edges

$7.50

A Tale of Two Prophecies ; shewing the sweet uses of letters, translated from the British by Bernard Guilbert Guerney, Man-of-all lit'ry work, and embellish'd with two engravings and a moral

By Bernard Guilbert Guerney; John Dusenberry Balbach, Nicky Morello

New York, New York: Privately Printed, 1937. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Good. Limited edition, #106 of 302 copies. Signed by Guerney on the front limitation page and by Balbach and Morello on the rear colophon, quarto, 9 1/4" tall, unpaginated (16 pages), with extra cover title label laid in, decorative covers with green spine cloth. A good copy over all, covers worn with chipping at the fore-corner tips, spine cloth frayed; interior clean but wire binding loosened against cheap paper stock, paper yellowed and fragile, with some pages edge torn. This is a handmade affair and the cover has been decorated with an original comic strip (Gasoline Alley). Guernet was a famous translator of Russian Literature

$25.00

The Girl Proposition: a bunch of he and she fables

By George Ade; illustrated by John T. McCutcheon, et al

New York, New York: R. H. Russell, 1902. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, 192 pages, tipped on title plate and illustration, decorative tan cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover reading copy with moderate shelf wear and rubbing and exterior soiling, spine cloth fraying at top and bottom edges, fore-corners rubbed; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a few scattered readers marks and some light scattered foxing. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Nonsense Novels

By Stephen Leacock

Garden City, New York: Garden City/Doubleday, 1923. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 229 pages, black cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the corneredges; hinges and binding solid paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name on the half-title. Lacking dust jacket.

$7.50

A LITTLE BOOK OF NONSENSE

By Eugene Field,

Boston, Massachusetts: Mutual Book Co. / Alfred Bartlett, 1901. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 28 pages, green decorated cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and light soiling, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

When A Feller Needs a Friend

By Wilbur D. Nesbit (verses) ; Clare Briggs (illustration)

Chicago, Illinois: P.F. Volland, 1914. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Fair. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, (unpaginated) about 92 pages, brown quarter-cloth over printed boards. A fair copy only over all, with considerable shelf wear, moderate exterior soiling, fore-corners rubbed through to boards; binding broken, paper lightly yellowed, BUT many pages loose from binding, some torn at gutter margin, with much chipping at page edges AND a child has colored many of the illustrations (some originally had one additional color as published).

$9.50

The Darwin Awards: evolution in action
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The Darwin Awards: evolution in action

By Wendy Northcutt

New York, New York: Dutton, 2000. Hard Cover. Very Good. Small octavo, 7 1/2" tall, xvii + 327 pages, red and black boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$6.50

The Best of Impossible Worlds

By Abel Quezada

Englewood Cliffs. N.J: Prentice-Hall, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover--boards. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto, 11" tall, unpaginated (approx.128 pages), brown boards; black and white illustrations. A very good, clean hardcover over all with moderate shelf wear; binding tight, paper just lightly yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn and rubbed dust jacket, with original price.

$9.50

How to Build an Orange Crate from Old Pieces of Furniture

By Jack Cluett

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 189 pages, gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, with light foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers. In a very good, edge worn dust jacket with minor chipping at the folds, price clipped.

$6.50

Leo Rosten's Giant Book of Laughter

By Leo Rosten

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo 8 1/4" tall, 361 pages, red quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear BUT a light surface dampstain at the bottom of the front cover (not interior); hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a near fine, clean lightly worn dust jacket, with price clipped.

$12.50

The Grasshopper Trap [signed]

By Patrick F. McManus

New York, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Signed by the author on the front endpaper and inscribed to a previous owner. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 214 pages, beige quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

The World's Best Limericks / Laundered Limericks from Wicked Pens(two original Peter Pauper Press books sold together)

By various authors; illustrations by Richard Floethe / Henry R. Martin

Mount Vernon, New York: Peter Pauper Press, 1951 / 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good and Very G. 2 individual vols. 1: Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 61 pages, decorative boards. A near fine, clean neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and but rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket. 2: Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 60 pages, decorative boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but a touch of foxing to the top fore-edgfe. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$8.50

Offbeat Humor / Laundered Limericks from Wicked Pens (two original Peter Pauper Press books sold together)

By Paul B. Lowney; illustrated by James Schwering / illustrated by Henry R. Martin

Mount Vernon, New York: Peter Pauper Press, 1962 / 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good and Very G. 2 individual vols. 1: Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 61 pages, decorative boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and but rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, with an inscription from a previous owner on front endpaper, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket. 2: Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 60 pages, decorative boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but a touch of foxing to the top fore-edgfe. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$7.50

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