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Try and Stop Me

by Cerf, Bennett

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Published
1945
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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Simon & Schuster. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. War time publication in original tan cloth. Lacking the dust jacket. Illustrations by Carl Rose. Light blue endpages with toned edges. Pp 378. Ex-libris bookplate inside the cover with corresponding tone on ffep. Cerf, (1898 – 1971) was an American publisher, one of… Read more
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R. I. P. : Here Lie the Last Words, Morbid Musings, Epitaphs and Fond Farewells of the Famous and Not-So-Famous

by Hom, Susan K.

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Published
2007
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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First Printing
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9781402746833
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Sterling Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2007. First Printing. Hardcover. 1402746830 . Condition: Fine First. Used book that is in excellent condition. ; 8vo ; 160 pp pages .
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My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grow

by Benchley, Robert

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Published
1936
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Good
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First Edition
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New York & London: Harper & Brothers. Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. Missing the dust jacket 361 pages. Illustrated (by Gluyas Williams.) Solid binding and hinges. Foxing and toned inside the covers and along the the edges; not involoving the text block. Sunned spine, modestly worn and bumped ends and corners. … Read more
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Old Sox on Trumpeting

by Gundlach, E. T.

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Published
1927
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Chicago, IL: Consolidated Book Company. Very Good. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by One Author . First edtion, first printing. Orange cloth. 362 pages. Illustrated. "Satire, attacking the alleged 'bunk' in advertising."--Publisher's pref. Ernst Theodore Gundlach (d. 1942) served as chairman of the Employers' Industrial Commission of the Department of Labor, which investigated labor … Read more
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St. Fidgeta and Other Parodies

by Bellairs, John

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Published
1966
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First Edition
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New York: Macmillan. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition about near fine with spine end wear. Otherwise an exceptionally clean, bright copy lacking the original dust jacket. Illustrations by Marilyn Fitschen. "St. Fidgeta & Other Parodies, a mostly uncategorizable spoof of 1960s Catholicism, was the first published work… Read more
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The Leaning Tower of Babel and Other Affronts by the Underground Grammarian

by Mitchell, Richard

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Published
1984
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 279 pages. Illustrated. Introduction by Thomas H. Middleton. Significant soil/spot along the edges of the preliminaries, other wise clean; a straight copy. The dust jacket's spine strip is somewhat faded and there is tone inside the flaps. Not price… Read more
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Mother Goose On the Loose

by Goldstein, Bobbye S.

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Published
2003
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Printing
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9780810942394
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Harry N. Abrams. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Printing. Hardcover. 0810942399 . First Printing. Hardcover in red boards in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. " A collection of Mother Goose rhymes and original nursery rhymes based on familiar tales illustrated with cartoons from the New Yorker magazine. " ; 10.46… Read more
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You May Not Tie an Alligator to a Fire Hydrant ; 101 Real Dumb Laws 101 Real Dumb Laws

by Koon, Jeff & Andy Powell & Ward Schumaker

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Published
2002
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780743230650
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Free Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 0743230655 . Hardcover in yellow boards w red cloth spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket. " You May Not Tie an Alligator to a Fire Hydrant is a collection of the 101 dumbest real federal, city, and state laws in America. " ; 7.10… Read more
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Amazing but False ; Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, but Aren't

by Diefendorf, David & James Randi

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Published
2007
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As New
ISBN
9781402737916
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Sterling. As New. 2007. Softcover. 1402737912 . As New Paperback Book. Every one is a myth that, through time, has achieved the status of reality. Finally, someone is here to set the record straight, once and for all. In this fully illustrated color collection of popular misconceptions, freelance writer and journalist David Diefendorf uncovers… Read more
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Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin

by Sullivan, James

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Published
2010
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780306818295
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Da Capo Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 0306818299 . 261 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Carlin's comic material represents the most enduring legacy of the countercultural revolution of the 1960's. He came to embody the indefatigable questioning of authority that was the true legacy of the 1960's. … Read more
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The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection

by Northcutt, Wendy

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Published
2001
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780525946236
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Dutton Adult. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0525946233 . Slight lean else fine in fine jacket. "A new volume commemorating individuals who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it in a sublimely idiotic fashion."; 7.40 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches; 240 pages .
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How to Do It Standing Up: The Friars Club Guide to being a comic, a cut-up a card, or a clown.

by Dougherty, Barry

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2002
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Fine
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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. Fine. 2002. Softcover. 76882112254 . Very slight flair of cover else in "As New" condition. Introduction by Richard Pryor. Covers: How to get started; find your voice & style; craft, rehearse, and refine material; conquer the business of comedy, from small clubs to late night T.V. and more. ; 8vo … Read more
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The Far Side Gallery 4

by Larson, Gary & Robin Williams

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Published
1993
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As New
ISBN
9780836217247
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Andrews McMeel Publishing. As New. 1993. Softcover. 0836217241 . Nice copy. Light edge wear else without blemish. Larson was awarded the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist from the National Cartoonists Society in 1991 and 1994. His books have been translated into more than 17 languages. This is great stuff. ; 10.71 X 8.43 X 0.47… Read more
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics

by Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday

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Published
1988
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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9780874741728
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Smithsonian Institution Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 0874741726 . Beautiful copy. Some stains on the text block edges. ; 14.40 X 10.50 X 1.40 inches; 336 pages .
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Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research

by Hartston, William Roland

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Published
1988
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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Second Printing
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9780806969084
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[New York]: Sterling Pub. Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0806969083 . Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a tiny bit of shelf wear. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Dust Jacket is in VG condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped.; 9.20 X 6.20 X 0.80 … Read more
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Back Home

by Mauldin, Bill

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Published
1947
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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9780891908562
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New York: William Sloane Associates. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1947. Hardcover. 0891908560 . Exceptional early BCE with original dust jacket art, 4 page insert laid in. Rough cut, 315 pp., illustrated. Blue gray cloth with black spine & white lettering. Dust jacket has edge wear and a 3/4 inch tear at the … Read more
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

by Twain, Mark. (Samuel Clemens)

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Published
1969
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: Bonanza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. xxviii, 707 pp. Illustrated by E.W. Kemble. With a new forward by Clarence Cohdes. Originally published in 1888. A sampling from America's most popular Humorists of the ninteenth century representing the varied regions of the country. The introduction by Dr.… Read more
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You Can't Get There From Here

by Nash, Ogden

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Published
1957
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Tight Binding, No markings nice copy. In a protective cover, jacket is price clipped. ; 8vo ; 190 pp pages .
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The folklore of love and courtship; The charms and divinations, superstitions and beliefs, signs and prospects of love, sweet love

by Emrich, Duncan

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Published
1970
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780828100564
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American Heritage Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 082810056X . "A good many of the offerings indicate practical possibilities for the want-to-be-wooed." ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 51 pp pages .
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Everyone Has The Right To My Opinion

by Ramirez, Michael

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Published
2008
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780470406779
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Wiley. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. 0470406771 . Price Clipped, crease on the spine. Ffep has a crinkled top. Xix, 1-260, [2] pp., over 250 full page cartoon illustrations. Each cartoon is accompanied by an introduction to the images which feature his "captivating drawing style (along with) ...an encyclopedic knowledge… Read more
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