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cover of An Almanac of Words at Play

An Almanac of Words at Play

by Espy, Willard R.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517520901
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$23.00

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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/very good -. xxiii, [1], 360 p.; 26 cm. Black and white cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket. Contains "a year's treasure of acronyms, palindromes, anagrams, rebuses, univocalics -- wordplay of every stripe, an entry for every day of the year." -- dust jacket. With an index of rhetorical devices… Read more
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cover of Lip Parade

Lip Parade

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1944
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Very Good -
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$26.00

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New York: Green Publishing Co, 1944. Paperback. Very Good -. [96] p.: cartoons; 19 cm. Illustrated cover; stapled. No date of publication; many of the cartoons are copyrighted 1944. Also contains a reference to the War Production Board's regulations of paper. Contains jokes and cartoons of the period, crossword puzzles, and photos of women working at Billy Rose's… Read more
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cover of Bag o' Fun -- 1946 Edition

Bag o' Fun -- 1946 Edition

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Published
1945
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Very Good
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$19.00

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Chicago: Wm. H. Wood & Co, 1945. Paperback. Very Good. [60] p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Stapled red, white, and blue cover. Cover illustration signed: Winn McCourt. Jokes and cartoons of the period. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: spine is rubbed; cover lightly soiled; fore-edges soiled; pages are clean and tight.
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cover of Oh, My Word!: A fourth collection of stories from 'My Word!' a panel game devised by Edward J. Mason & Tony Shryane

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New York: Methuen, 1980. Hardcover. 128 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Black cover with yellow spine and cover titles; photographs of the authors on the front cover. My Word! was a British radio quiz panel game that was broadcast of the BBC from 1956 to 1988. In Fine Condition: clean and tight.
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cover of Getting Along with the Germans; Text: Bob Larson; Preface: Manfred Rommel; Cartoons: Richard Kurman

Getting Along with the Germans; Text: Bob Larson; Preface: Manfred Rommel; Cartoons: Richard Kurman

by Larson, Bob; Kurman, Richard

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
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$14.00

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Munich: Bechtle Verlag, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. 115 p.: illustrations; 18 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. An amusing explanation of many small differences in daily life that Americans will observe in Germany. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; edges rubbed; top page edges lightly soiled; otherwise, pages are clean and tight.
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cover of Candide and Related Texts; Voltaire; Translated, with an Introduction, by David Wootton

Candide and Related Texts; Voltaire; Translated, with an Introduction, by David Wootton

by Voltaire, Francois

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780872205468
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$13.00

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Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co, 2000. Paperback. Fine. xliv, 146 p.: map; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. "David Wootton's scalpel-sharp translation of Candide feattures a brilliant Introduction, a map of Candide's travels, and a selection of those writings of Voltaire, Leibnitz, Pope, and Rousseau crucial for fully appreciating this eighteenth-century satiric masterpioece that even today retains its celebrated… Read more
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cover of The Road to Miltown or, Under the Spreading Atrophy

The Road to Miltown or, Under the Spreading Atrophy

by Perelman, S. J.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1957
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Very Good
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$12.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. ix, [1], 273 p.; 21 cm. White cloth spine with silver spine title; red paper over boards with facsimile author's signature in blue on front. Top page edges red. No dust jacket. A collection of short humorous pieces by S. J. Perelman, many of which first appeared in The… Read more
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cover of Bennett Cerf's Book of Laughs; Illustrated by Carl Rose

Bennett Cerf's Book of Laughs; Illustrated by Carl Rose

by Cerf, Bennett; Rose, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
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$25.00

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New York: Beginner Books, Random House, 1959. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. 61, [3] p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Yellow cover with black and red spine title; white, red and black cover title; and color cover illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket with the Cat in the Hat and slogan of Beginner Books on the front section. Publisher's advertisement for Beginner… Read more
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cover of The Truth About Cats

The Truth About Cats

by Snow, Alan

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780316802826
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$14.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 27, [3] p.: color illustrations; 27 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Dust jacket repeating cover design. Illustrated endpapers. An amusing look at cats, aliens from the planet Nip. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: back section slightly scratched; clean and… Read more
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cover of Ski-Fibel

Ski-Fibel

by Mumelter, Hubert

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good -
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$36.00

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Berlin: Rowohlt Verlag, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good -. 26.-37 Tausend." 95, [1] p.: color illustrations; 21 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Lacking dust jacket. Gift inscription in German, dated Feb. 1, 1937, on front free endpaper from Heinz to Elenita in memory of a wonderful day in Werdenfelser Land, Garmisch. Hubert Mumelter (1896-1981) was a lawyer who became… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Aug. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 54 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Aug. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 54 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good +
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good +. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Jack Oakie and Zelma O'Neal on front cover and cartoon on back cover. Contains jokes and cartoons, including 14 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to Disney's Donald Duck comic strips and… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- April 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 50 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- April 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 50 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good +
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good +. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Marion Byron on front cover and cartoon on back cover. Contains jokes and cartoons, including 6 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to Disney's Donald Duck comic strips and books. Contemporary humor,… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- July 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 53 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- July 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 53 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Alice White on front cover and cartoon on back cover. Contains jokes and cartoons, including 5 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to Disney's Donald Duck comic strips and books. Contemporary humor, including… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Oct. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 44 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Oct. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 44 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1929. Paperback. Very Good. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Raquel Torres on front cover and cartoon by on back cover. This issue contains features harem-themed jokes and cartoons, among which are 11 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to Disney's Donald Duck… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- February 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 48 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- February 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 48 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Alma Bennett on front cover and cartoon by on back cover. This issue contains sections with aeronautic-themed jokes and cartoons; includes 7 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to Disney's Donald Duck comic… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- July 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 41 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- July 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 41 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good -
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1929. Paperback. Very Good -. Firemen's Number" -- front cover. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Dorothy Davis on the front cover. Features fire- and firefighter-themed jokes and cartoons, among which are 7 (including 1 double-page) by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Jan. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 47 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Jan. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 47 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
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Very Good -
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good -. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Natacha Nattova on front cover and cartoon on back cover, in which the clock has been cut on three sides, as directed, to reveal "what Santa brought." This issue contains sections with Spanish-themed jokes and cartoons;… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Sept. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 43 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Sept. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 43 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Published
1929
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Very Good -
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1929. Paperback. Very Good -. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Clara Bow on front cover and cartoon by Carl Barks on back cover. This issue contains features harem-themed jokes and cartoons, among which are 11 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Dec. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 46 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Dec. 1929 -- vol. 26, no. 46 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1929. Paperback. Very Good. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Anita Page on front cover and cartoon by on back cover. This issue contains sections with Borneo-themed and aeronautic-themed jokes and cartoons, among which are 6 by Carl Barks, who later became successfull as a contributor to… Read more
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cover of Calgary Eye Opener -- Sept. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 55 -- Canadian Edition

Calgary Eye Opener -- Sept. 1930 -- vol. 26, no. 55 -- Canadian Edition

by Barks, Carl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good +
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$129.00

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Minneapolis, MN: Bob Edwards Publishing Co, 1930. Paperback. Very Good +. [64] p.: illustrations, cartoons; 18 cm. Stapled paperback with photograph of Dorothy Appleby on front cover; photographs of Mary Doran and Anita Page on inside and outside of back cover. This issue contains sections with circus-themed jokes and cartoons; included 10 by Carl Barks, who later became… Read more
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