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How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
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How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons

By Mankoff, Bob

NY: Henry Holt and Co., 2014. (USA) First printing, No markings, Fine in unclipped about Fine dust jackwt with a bit of rubbing to top edge of rear panel. Boards, 290pp. B&W cartoons. Mankoff is the cartoon editor of the New Yorker and he recounts his time there and he reveals the 732 foolproof secrets to winning the New Yorker Caption Contest. A heavy book, (2.5 JM FO 52/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$14.99

Calypso

By Sedaris, David

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2018. (USA) 1st printing. Ownership stamp to top edge of pages, no other markings, thus Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 259pp. Sedaris turns his darkly humorous mind to middle age, to mortality and to his beach house in the Carolinas. (1.8 JM FO 15/2. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$22.49

The Devil's Dictionary

By Bierce, Ambrose

NY: Thomas Y Crowell, 1979. (USA) No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a couple of minor edge faults. Grey boards,158pp, B&W drawings. This epigrammic dictionary was first published in 1908: "Patience: A minor form of despairm disguised as a virtue" Suares's drawings greatly complement the word entires. (1.9 JM FO 10/a1 . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Suares, Jean-Claude. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody)
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You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody)

By Baldwin, Alec; Kurt Andersen

NY: Penguin Press, 2017. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine as New in Fine dust jacket. Black boards with gold "ME" to cover, 246pp, colour photos. A brilliant satire on Trump's first year in the White House. (1.9 JM FO 6/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.39

The Diary of a Nobody

By Grossmith, George and Weedon

London: The Folio Society, 1989. (UK) 7th Printing No markings, Fine; no dust jacket as published, in Fine green slipcase. Illus yellow cloth, 165pp. Pen drawings. This is a British comedic novel whose main character is a man named George Pooter, and has never been out of print since in appeared in Punch in 1888-1889. George Grossmith was a comedian with roles in the principal Gilbert and Sullivan operas, and Weedon was an artist and illustrator. This book is generally recognized as a classic work of humour and helped to establish a genre of humorous popular fiction based on lower-middle class aspirations. (1.6 JM FO 6/7. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by LAWRENCE, John. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.87

nEuROTIC (Sketchbook drawings)
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nEuROTIC (Sketchbook drawings)

By Cuneo, John

Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2006. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine; no dust jacket probably as published. Boards, 92pp. Erotic drawings with a rather twisted sense of humour. (1.33 JM FO 30/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$14.88

Banned on the Hill: A True Story about Dirty Oil and Government Censorship (Inscribed copy)

By James, Franke

Canada: The James Gang, 2013. (CAD) 1st printing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, no other markigns, crease to corner of cover, Very Good used copy. Wraps, 370pp, illus in colour. The author's experiences as an artist facing muzzling and censorship by the federal government led to the publishing of her third book, Banned on the Hill, which chronicles her experience with free expression through eight visual essays. A heavy book. (2.6 JM FO 32/2. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$20.00

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

By Schumer, Amy

NY: Gallery Books, 2016. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine as New in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 323pp, colour and B&W photos. This funny and entertining collection of stories is like a night out with a best friend. (2.1 JM FO 19/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

The Pythons Autobiography By the Pythons
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The Pythons Autobiography By the Pythons

By Chapman, Graham; Cleese, John; Gilliam, Terry; Idle, Eric; Jones, Terry; Palin, Michael; McCabe, Bob

UK: Ted Smart, 2003. (UK) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine unclipped dust jacket. Illus. bvoards, illus end papers, 390pp, index, colour and B&W photos and illus.This is athe "autobiography" of the Monty Python Flying Circus televsion program. A heavy oversize book. (7.0 JM FO 29/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$44.95

Fish Cop

By Adams, Robert J.

Spruce Grove AB: Megamy, 2001. (CAD) 2nd printing. No markings, a bit of residue from a price sticker to the back cover, Fine. Wraps, 190pp, no illus. These are humour true anecdotes from Afdams who worked as a game warden in Alberta. (1.3 JM FO 15/3. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.00

My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut
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My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut

By Hart, Hannah

NY: It Books, 2014. (USA) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Boards, [226]pp, colour photos. My Drunk Kitchen includes recipes, stories, full color photos, and drawings to inspire your own culinary adventures in tipsy cooking. It is also a showcase for Hannah Hart's great comedic voice. Hannah offers key drink recommendations, cooking tips (like, remember to turn the oven off when you go to bed) and shares never-before-seen recipes such as Tiny sandwiches, Layzagna, Dick-Taters. (2.0 JM FO 44/4. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

The Future Dictionary of America  (Includes CD)
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The Future Dictionary of America (Includes CD)

By McSweeney's; Jonathan Safran Foer; Nicole Krauss; Dave Eggers; Eli Horowitz

USA: McSweeney's Books, 2004. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine as New in Fine dust jacket; includes the CD. Boards, 208pp, colour illus and line drawings, This dictionary imagines the language of America in the future. Contributuions from various authors, artists, and musicians. (1.7 JM FO 27/1. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.50

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

By Lawson, Jenny

NY: Flatiron Books, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 325pp. An award winning humor writer explores her life-long bttle with depression and mental illness with candor and humour. (1.9 JM FO 16/a6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

Rakugo in English: Toki Udon / Samurai (Audio CD)

By Katsura, Shijaku

Japan: Toshiba Records, 1994. (JPN) TOCZ-5124. One audio CD digital recording. No visible faults to surface in jewel case with light rubbing to panels, Near Fine. Rakugo ( literally "fallen words") is a form of Japanese verbal entertainment. The lone storyteller ( rakugoka) sits on stage, called Koza . Using only a paper fan and a small cloth as props, and without standing up from the seiza sitting position, the rakugo artist depicts a long and complicated story. (1.3 JM FO 42/5. Near Fine. Audio CD.

$59.00

Wilhelm Busch, Historisch, Krtitische Gesamtausgabe Band I

By Bohne, Freidrich

Germany: Vollmer Verlag, 1960. (GER) No stated edition; no date give, a guess at 1960, date uncertain. No markings, Good used copy; lacking the dust jacket. Dark orange cloth, 584pp, B&W humorous drawings with the text in German; colour frontis. (2.2 JM FO 51/3. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.98

Wilhelm Busch, Historisch, Krtitische Gesamtausgabe Band II

By Bohne, Freidrich

Germany: Vollmer Verlag, 1960. (GER) No stated edition; no date given, a guess at 1960, date uncertain. No markings, Good used copy; lacking the dust jacket. Dark orange cloth, 560pp, B&W humorous drawings with the text in German; colour frontis. (2.2 JM FO 51/3. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.98

Simmelanten, Zusammengestellt Von Wolfgang Lange

By Simmel, Paul

Berlin: Eulenspiegel Verlag, 1969. (GER) 3 Auflage. No markings, pages toned, Very Good used copy in Good only dust jacket with rubbing to edges and small edge faults. Grey cloth, no page numbers, [about 96pp]. B&W crtoons and humorous drawings with captions in German. (1.7 JM FO 9/6. 3rd. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.89

UND DIE MORAL VON DER GESCHICHT Eingeleitet Mit Dem Essay Von Theodor Heuss Aus Der Biographe "Die Grossen Deutschen" Erster Band

By Busch, Wilhelm

Frankfurt am Main: Im Bertelsmann Lesering, 1959. (GER) Edition not stated. No markings, Very Good; no dust jacket. Pictorial boards, with tan fauz leather spine, ribbon marker, 1135pp, then 24pp of colour reproductions of paintings of people. Colour drawings to the front of the book. B&W humorous line drawings The text is in German. Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch (1832- 1908) was a German humorist, poet, illustrator and painter. He published comic illustrated cautionary tales from 1859, achieving his most notable works in the 1870s. Busch's illustrations used wood engraving, and later, zincography. A heavy book (2.6 JM FO 9/6. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$18.96

ZU GUTER LETZT

By Busch, Wilhelm

Munchen: Fr. Bassermann Verlag, 1951. (GER) Edition not stated. Owner's inscription, page edges toned, otherwise Very Good in Good no dust jacket with spine darkened. Boards, 143pp, This is a collection of poems with the text in German. Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch (1832- 1908) was a German humorist, poet, illustrator and painter. He published comic illustrated cautionary tales from 1859, achieving his most notable works in the 1870s. Busch's illustrations used wood engraving, and later, zincography. (1.3 JM FO 55/1. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$12.88

Fairie-ality: The Fashion Collection from the House of Ellwand
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Fairie-ality: The Fashion Collection from the House of Ellwand

By Bird, Eugenie

Cambridge MA: Candlewick Studio, 2002. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Very Good dust ajcket with a crease to the front flap. Gold boards, no page numbers, 130pp, colour illus. A visually delightlul book which contains lovely pictures,little fold-outs and designs held in envelopes. Winner of the Stora Enso Design and Production Award and the British Book Award, and the award for the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults.. A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 26/1 . 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$20.00

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