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Jokes from Black Folks

by Haskins, Jim

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Published
1973
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780385040365
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$45.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1973. Stated first edition. Brown cloth, blue titles. With a lengthy introduction by the author. Contents arranged by topic. Book very good plus with light soil at top edge. DJ designed by Jerry Pinkney also very good with edgewear, light soil. 116 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Broons Annual: 2000

by Watkins, Dudley

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citynightsbooks
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780851167114
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$25.00

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D.C. Thomson, 1999. Assumed first printing (NAP). Cloth tape spine, pictorial boards. No DJ as issued. Strips in B&W. Unused copy with aging to paper, crease to front board at lower foreedge corner. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Best Campus Humor of the Swinging '60s

by Adler, Bill, Ed.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$15.00

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Signet /NAL, 1968. Signet P3383, first Signet printing with .60 cover price. A compilation of jokes, cartoons, anecdotes, personal reminiscences, literary excerpts, etc. Illustrated by various artists. Very good with edgewear, foldwear, light soil to cover, aging to paper. 176 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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The Unsinkable Charlie Brown

by Schultz, Charles M.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$15.00

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Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Third printing, September 1967. A collection of the newspaper strips. Very good with a few small stains to cover, edge spotting and soil. 122 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Luther from Inner City

by Brandon, Brumsic Jr.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$65.00

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Paul S. Eriksson, 1969. Stated first printing. Graphic novel/cartoon narrative exploring the lighter side of black protest and that era. Book very good wth some edge spotting and soil. DJ also very good with loss to corners of top flaps. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Barbed Wires: A Collection of Famous Funny Telegrams

by Denebrink, Joyce

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citynightsbooks
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Bantam Books, 1966. Bantam PS4 with $1 cover price, first Bantam printing. With an Introduction by Marvin Kitman. A collection of telegrammed witticisms in 15 words or less, many by well-known people. Very good unread copy with aging and spotting to paper. Scarce, Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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The Physiology of Marriage

by Balzac, Honore De

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citynightsbooks
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE)
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$35.00

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Liveright, 1943. Stated Black and Gold Edition, 1943.Black cloth with red and gilt titles and decoration to side and front, red topstain. Evident book club issue with no flap price on DJ. Illustrated by Howard D. Baer.Book unread, very good plus / near fine with little wear. DJ very good with tissue-repaired closed tears, edgewear. 358 pp.. Book Club (BCE).… Read more
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The Explainers

by Feiffer, Jules

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citynightsbooks
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Signet / NAL, 1960. Signet P2422, first Signet printing with .60 cover price and cover design by the author. A collection of cartoons published in Playboy, The Voice, The Observer and other periodicals. Very good plus tight copy with edgewear, aging to paper. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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Coping with the 70's

by The New Yorker

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$20.00

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The New Yorker, 1971. Cartoons from the New Yorker, including some by Modell, Saxon, Farris, Richter, Stevenson, Hamilton and others. Very good with light wear. Uncommon. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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It All Started With Europa

by Armour, Richard

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citynightsbooks
Published
1962
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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London, U.K.: Hammond & Co., 1962. First edition (FP). Faux leather patterned yellow boards, black titles. Illustrated with B&W line drawings by Campbell Grant. Armour's romp through European history from prehistory through the Cold War. Book very good with little wear. DJ very good minus with internal/externally-taped tears, edgewear, short edge tears, price clipped. 148 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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A Treasury of Laughter

by Untermeyer, Louis, Ed.

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Simon and Schuster, 1947. First edition (P, y). Blue tweed cloth with red/gilt titles blocks. No DJ. With one-color 'New Yorker style' humorous illustrations by Lucille Corcos. Many notable contributors to this volume, including Ludwig Bemelmans, Hilaire Belloc, Robert Frost, Edward Lear, Joel Chandler Harris, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ring Lardner, Odgen Nash, S.F. Perelman, Dorothy Parker and many others. A… Read more
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Par Avion

by Sempe, Jean-Jacques

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citynightsbooks
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394588087
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$30.00

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U.S.A.: Alfred A Knopf, 1991. Stated first edition. Gray cloth, gray boards, red titles. Oversized quarto. Translated by Helen Graves. An illustrated tribute essay to NYC by the cartoonist. Book very good plus with slight fading to boards at edges, creases to two pages at top foreedge. DJ near fine. 89 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Terribly Nice People

by Hamilton, William

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citynightsbooks
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780399116773
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$50.00

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U.S.A.: G. P. Putnams' Sons, 1975. First edition (NAP). Pictorial boards, matching DJ. A collection of cartoons from the New Yorker and syndicated newspaper columns by the author of The Anti-Social Register. Book very good plus with little wear. DJ very good with sunning at spine. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Office Party

by Ford, Corey

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Doubleday & Co., 1951. Pictorial boards, matching DJ, illustrated endsheets. Stated first edition. Vintage office humor from the pre-Mad Men generation. Author wrote for Vanity Fair under a pen name; illustrator Whitney Darrow, Jr. was known for his cartoons in the New Yorker magazine. Book very good with wear to spine-ends, particularly at heel of spine. DJ very good minus… Read more
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More Cartoons from Punch

by Hewison, William, Ed.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780860512509
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$20.00

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London, U.K.: Robson Books, 1983. First printing (FP). Unquestionably the best in droll humor. A very good clean copy with slant to spine, some edgewear. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Half Baked Alaska

by Wheeler, Mark

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citynightsbooks
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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$20.00

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Ketchikan, AL: Mark Wheeler, 1975. Signed with comment on ffep. A collection of cartoons from the The New Alaskan newspaper with a 1970s flavor. The local humor, particularly jokes aimed at the oil companies, are amusing. Wheeler draws well. A very good plus copy with light wear. 160 pp.. Signed by Author. 2nd Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Unexpurgated Memoirs of Bernard Mergendeiler

by Feiffer, Jules

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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Random House, 1965. Stated first printing. Vignettes of the original Mars/Venus generation by a master cartoonist. Very good with gift inscription to inside cover, light cover soil. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Man the Beast and the Wild, Wild Women

by Partch, Virgil Franklin

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citynightsbooks
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$15.00

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Dell Publishing Co., 1953. Dell 843 with .25 cover price. Assumed first printing (NAP). A collection of 'VIP' cartoons from the cocktail era. Book very good with vertical creases to cover, aging to paper. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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