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Needham's Inferno

by Needham, Richard J. (Illustrations by Duncan MacPherson.)

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 1966, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 197pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by the author. Illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "This, for your amazement and enjoyment, is that strangest of all infernal regions, the real world of Richard J. Needham.". Illustrations by Duncan MacPherson. … Read more
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New York: Crown Publishers [0-609-60801-0] 2001, 1st printing. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 127pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Color illustrations. A previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. "...a tongue-in-cheek history of Detroit's dream car era". (Humor, Automobiles, Sports Cars).
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Needham's Inferno

by Needham, Richard J. (Illustrations by Duncan MacPherson.)

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 1966, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 197pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Signed by the author. Illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "This, for your amazement and enjoyment, is that strangest of all infernal regions, the real world of Richard J. Needham.". Illustrations by… Read more
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London: Seeley, Service & Co. [no date], 5th edition. (Hardcover) 704pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Red embossed cloth with gilt titles to the spine. There is a previous owner's blind stamp to the first two pages, the spine is worn at the top and bottom, and the back cover has a diagonal scuff mark.… Read more
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London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly 1883. (Hardcover) 454pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark green and black stamped cloth with gilt cover decoration and gilt lettering to the spine. Frontispiece, illustrations, appendix, musical notation. The spine is worn and creased at the top and bottom, the front cover has been cut along the spine in… Read more
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Comic Almanac

by Yoseloff, Thomas (editor) (Illustrations by George Cruikshank.)

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New York: A.S. Barnes and Company 1963. (Hardcover) 231pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn at the bottom of the spine. "Since its beginnings in the early sixteenth century, the almanac has been a source of practical knowledge, opinion, and entertainment that has been… Read more
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Men, Women and Dogs

by Thurber, James (Illustrations by James Thurber.)

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9780396072065
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company [0-396-07206-2] 1975. (Hardcover) 224pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is rubbed and lightly edgeworn and there is a previous owner's name and a discard stamp on the front free endpaper. "Thurber in his heyday was one of those international names, like Garbo,… Read more
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company [0-672-51987-9] 1974, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 154pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. The dust jacket is toned and has a mark on the front panel where a sticker has been removed; a previous owner's blind stamp on the front free endpaper. "Here, at long last, is the sequel… Read more
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New York: Harper & Row 1940. (Square hardcover) 124pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped and an inscription in light pencil inside. "In Fables for Our Time Thurber the Moralist is in the ascendancy. Here are a score or more lessons-in-prose dedicated to conventional sinners and proving… Read more
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Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books 1946. (Hardcover) 226pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained red, illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly worn and has a small chip to the bottom corner of the front panel. "Thurber is Thurber and there is none other. There is a sort of unearthly… Read more
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New York: G.W. Dillingham Co 1908. (Leather binding) 62pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Leather-covered cards with gilt lettering and cover illustration on boards. The covers are edgeworn and rubbed. "Jedge Wabash Q. Waxem, Member of Congress from the Wayback District, is a universal statesman. Caressed by no party, kicked by none, he stands… Read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose

by Goldstein, Bobbye S. (editor) (Contributor Charles Addams; George Booth; Leo Cullum; Jack Ziegler.)

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9780810942394
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers [0-8109-4239-9] 2003, 1st printing. (4to) 106pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, index. There is a small remainder mark on the top and bottom edges. "Goldilocks in a police line-up? Humpty Dumpty with an H.M.O.? The nursery isn't just for children anymore! This collection of more… Read more
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Coots

by Dowdall, Mike (With Pat Welch.) (Illustrations by Mike Dowdall.)

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9781569065761
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Portland: Ronnie Sellers Productions [1-56906-576-4] 2004. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Color illustrations. The corners are lightly bumped and the spine is cocked. "We are pleased to introduce Coots, the first comprehensive study of those little men with eyebrows as big as muskrats who remember when a house cost a nickel… Read more
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New York: Random House 978-1-4000-6808-1 [978-1-4000-6808-1] 2009. (Square hardcover) 279pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations. "What happens when two cartoonists for the New Yorker fall in love and marry? Lots of witty wordplay, skewering drawings, and a healthy dose of illustrative competition. For twenty years, veteran cartoonists Liza Donnelly and Michael… Read more
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New York: Pegasus 1970. (4to) 223pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated covers. Illustrations. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom. "The Naked Emperor, the first international anthology of the political satire of the 60's to be collected in English, strips bare the high-flying pretensions of national… Read more
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Inverurie: Dufton Scott & Son 1934. (stiff paper covers) 105pp. Very good. The spine is worn and wrinkled and the covers are lightly discolored. Book about Scottish Humor. (Humor, Anecdotes, Humor, Sketches, Stories).
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Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching

by Foreman, Dave (editors) (With Bill Haywood.)

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9780933285033
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Chico: Dave Foreman [0-933285-03-5] 1988, 2nd edition, 2nd printing. (Mass market paperback) 311pp. Very good. Illustrations, photographs. There is a light crease to the top right corner of the front cover. "I am happy to endorse the publication of Ecodefense. Never was such a book so needed, by so many, for such good reason,… Read more
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Down with Skool!; A Guide to School Life for Tiny Pupils and Their Parents

by Willans, Geoffrey (Illustrations by Ronald Searle.)

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London: Max Parrish 1954. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 106pp. Black cloth with gilt illustration on cover. Illustrations. The spine is cocked, the covers are worn and bumped at the edges, the lettering on the spine is faded, and there is a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper. "Contanes: Full… Read more
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Scottish Wit and Humour

by Denovan, Saunders

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Dundee: Valentine & Sons 1908. (Card covers) Very good. 31pp. Illustrations, glossary. Locale:. (Humor, Humor).
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Bilder Zur Jobsiade

by Busch, Wilhelm

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Munchen: Verlag FR. Bassermann 1911. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 67pp. 56-60 tausend. Grey cloth with illustration in white and black. Illustrated title page, illustrations. Owner inscription on the title page. Text in German Language & Gothic Type. (Humor, Humor).
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