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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics

By Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday

Smithsonian Institution Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0874741726 . Hardcover in yellow boards in black jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " Selected comic treasures from American newspaper pages from 1896 to the 1970s display a range of graphic experimentation and imaginative storytelling. " ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 336 pp pages .

$15.00

Mother Goose On the Loose
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Mother Goose On the Loose

By Goldstein, Bobbye S.

Harry N. Abrams. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780810942394 . 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 X 8.86 X 0.66 inches; 112 pp pages .

$7.50

You May Not Tie an Alligator to a Fire Hydrant ;  101 Real Dumb Laws  101  Real Dumb Laws
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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

Free Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 9780743230650 . 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 X 5.60 X 0.70 inches; 160 pp pages .

$6.00

Amazing but False ;  Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, but Aren't
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Amazing but False ; Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, but Aren't

By Diefendorf, David & James Randi

Sterling. As New. 2007. Softcover. 9781402737916 . 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 hundreds of widely accepted truths in various categories: famous firsts, health and the body, history, misquotations and misusages, people, religion, science and technology, and more. ; 9.20 X 7.50 X 0.70 inches; 256 pp pages .

$7.50

Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin
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Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin

By Sullivan, James

Da Capo Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780306818295 . 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. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches .

$15.00

The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection
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The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection

By Northcutt, Wendy

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 .

$7.50

How to Do It Standing Up: The Friars Club Guide to being a comic, a cut-up  a card, or a clown.
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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

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 ; 270 pages .

$7.50

The Norton Book of Light Verse
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The Norton Book of Light Verse

By Baker, Russell

W. W. Norton & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0393023664 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in burgundy boards in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket with Protective cover ; 9 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 448 pp pages .

$8.25

Monstrous Depravity: A Jeremiad and Lamentation About Things to Eat
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Monstrous Depravity: A Jeremiad and Lamentation About Things to Eat

By Gould, John

New York: William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. 224 pp. Illustrated by F. Wenderoth Saunders. Worn and bumped ends and edges with a slight lean. The dust jacket is not price clipped; edges are worn with a larger chip at the spine head. Clear cover on. A collection of regional stories in chapters, each with a full page humorous illustration and associated recipe. John Gould (1908- 2003) was a farmer, columnist and regional humorist (North Eastern) who wrote the weekly column "Dispatch from the farm for the Christian Monitor beginning in 1942. His columns offer dry wry Down East humor applied to small-town and rural subject matter written to appeal to city dwellers. ; 8vo .

$11.25

The Far Side Gallery 4
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The Far Side Gallery 4

By Larson, Gary & Robin Williams

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 inches; 172 pages .

$11.25

The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics

By Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday

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 .

$30.00

Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research
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Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research

By Hartston, William Roland

[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 inches; 154 pp pages .

$7.50

Back Home
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Back Home

By Mauldin, Bill

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 fold. Now in clear archival cover. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Mark Twain's Library of Humor
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

By Twain, Mark. (Samuel Clemens)

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. Clarence Gohdes relate the history of the volume and Clemens' role as compiler and editor. Overall a very nice copy. Edges and ends are soft and rubbed. Dust Jacket edges slightly toned and worn. ; 8vo .

$13.50

You Can't Get There From Here
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You Can't Get There From Here

By Nash, Ogden

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 .

$30.00

The folklore of love and courtship;  The charms and divinations,  superstitions and beliefs, signs and prospects of love, sweet love
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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

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 .

$21.00

The Best Cartoons from Punch: Collected for Americans from England's  famous humorous weekly
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The Best Cartoons from Punch: Collected for Americans from England's famous humorous weekly

By Herbert, A. P.

Simon & Schuster. Very Good. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing Forward by A. P. Herbert, Peach board w/black cloth spine, blind stamped, corners worn to the boards, soil marks on the front cover the back cover has a 3 inch stain. Pages filled with beautiful line drawn Punch cartoons. Edited by Marvin Rosenberg and William Coleno. Pages unnumbered. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$11.25

Ghost Story
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Ghost Story

By Straub, Peter

New York: Coward - Mccann & Geoghegan, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0698109597 . Wrinkled text corners along with some light fore edge soil and foxing. Dust jacket is BOM club edition and is not price clipped, edges are toned. Stephen King, in his non-fiction review of the horror medium, Danse Macabre, lists Ghost Story as one of the finest horror novels of the late 20th century and provides a lengthy review within its "Horror Fiction" section.; 8vo.; 483 pp. pages .

$26.25

P. G. Wodehouse Selects the Best of Humor
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P. G. Wodehouse Selects the Best of Humor

By Wodehouse, P. G.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. Orange cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; red upper edge. Some wear at the corners and back of the dustjacket with some fading on the spine; price clipped.; 8vo.; 267 pages .

$7.50

Everyone Has The Right To My Opinion
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Everyone Has The Right To My Opinion

By Ramirez, Michael

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 of the news." Ramirez is a senior editor and editorial cartoonist for Investor's Business Daily. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning twice, '94 & '2008 as well as 'almost every major journalism award throughout his career." ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$18.75

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