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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

Wicked Words  ; Horrible Histories Special
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Wicked Words ; Horrible Histories Special

By Deary, Terry & Philip Reeve

Scholastic Hippo. Fine. 1996. First Printing. Softcover. 9780590542579 . Softcover a nice copy. " It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: * how to be very rude...without anybody knowing? * some murky Medieval jokes? * what to say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or Jabbernowl? Get your revenge with some really wicked words - even English teachers will be speechless! " ; Horrible Histories Special; 8.27 X 5.28 X 0.63 inches; 192 pp pages .

$3.75

Dark Knights and Dingy Castles  ; Horrible Histories Special
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Dark Knights and Dingy Castles ; Horrible Histories Special

By Deary, Terry

Scholastic Hippo. Fine. 1997. First Printing. Softcover. 9780590542982 . Softcover a nice copy. " It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Why the nutty knight chopped off his own finger? The revolting truth about a gong-farmer's job? What went on in the gruesome castle garderobes? Read on and find out about dreadful dungeons, cruel crusaders, ghastly ghosts that haunt creepy British castles, and the most famous man-in-a-can of all - Saint George. " ; Horrible Histories Special; 8.43 X 5.12 X 0.63 inches; 176 pp pages .

$3.75

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

My Most Embarrassing Moment
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My Most Embarrassing Moment

By Jacobs, Eleanor

Country Store Reiman Pubs. Very Good. 1986. Softcover. 9780898210736 . Softcover in VG condition ; 8.20 X 5.10 X 0.20 inches; 64 pp pages .

$3.75

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

When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
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When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

By Carlin, George

Hachette Books. Very Good. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 9781401308216 . Trade paperback In VG condition ; 7.64 X 5.59 X 0.79 inches; 320 pp pages .

$3.75

Boat Child ;  A Comedy  A Comedy
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Boat Child ; A Comedy A Comedy

By Porter, Melinda Camber

Blake Pr. Fine. 1994. Softcover. 9780963755209 . As New Paperback Book A Comedy ; 8.30 X 5.40 X 0.30 inches; 61 pp pages .

$3.00

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

The Cartoonist Cookbook
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The Cartoonist Cookbook

By Illenberger, Theodora & Avonne Eyre Keller; Newspaper Comics Council, Inc.

New York & Buenos Aires: Hobbs, Dorman & Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. vii, 189 pages illustrations, portraits. Yellow tweed cloth, minor edge and corner wear. The price clipped dust jacket remains very attractive with light surface soil; former repairs done with clear tape, the edges are moderatly worn with chipping. This is a gathering by the Newspaper Comics Council. Edited by Theodora Illenberger and Avonne Eyre Keller, with a foreword by Stephen Becker and an introd. by James A. Beard. Design: Robert Sugar. Biography's, original art and favorite recipes of 45 of America's great cartoonists. ; 8vo ; SBF 9/2015 .

$18.75

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

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