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Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War:  The World War II Editorial Cartoons of  America's Leading Comic Artists
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Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America's Leading Comic Artists

By Schiffrin, André

New York: The New Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2009. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 1595584706 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, book and jacket are in excellent condition, there are no remarkable flaws, the original price (29.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "Succeeds as both a dark-humored history lesson and a glimpse into the artistic development that would carry into Seuss's best-known books"; ; 280 pages .

$22.00

Best Cartoons of the Year 1945

By Lariar, Lawrence (editor)

Crown Publishers. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, "...300 full size cartoons by the country's foremost cartoonists fill this famous best seller cartoon annual," book is in excellent condition with no significant flaws, jacket is price-clipped and has a 1/4-inch edge-chip at top of spine, also, a small amount of mild edge-wear, the jacket remains bright, clean and attractive and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, NICE .

$49.00

Now We Are Sixty (And a Bit)
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Now We Are Sixty (And a Bit)

By Matthew, Christopher

London: John Murray. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. Hardcover. 0719565219 . Hardcover with dustjacket, later printing, signed by the author on the title page, book and jacket are in excellent condition, there are no remarkable flaws, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, a fine gift copy of this collection of humorous verse; ; 112 pages; Signed by Author .

$12.00

An Album of Iron Men Cartoons

By Glessner, Roy

Lancaster, PA: Stemgas Publishing Company. Very Good+. 1978. 2nd Printing. Paperback. Oblong paperback, has a small surface-bruise on the front cover but no major flaws, very clean copy, the binding is tight and the contents are fine .

$29.00

The Rubaiyat of Bridge

By Wells, Carolyn

New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine. 1909. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, dark green cloth with full-size pink and black illustration on front cover, this first printing is in excellent condition with no significant flaws, a fine gift copy .

$18.00

The Library of Wit and Humor: Prose and Poetry Selected from the Literature of all Times and Nations: Volume V (5)

By Spofford, A. R. & Rufus E. Shapley (editors)

Philadelphia: Gebbie & Company. Fine. 1891. Hardcover. Hardcover, a beautifully preserved copy of this vintage treasure, dark blue Victorian style binding with bright gold and blind-stamped decoration, all edges are gilt, illustrated with full-page engravings with their original tissue-guards, 411 pages, this is Volume 5 only, it is in excellent condition with no significant flaws and contains sellections from several authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, J. Sheridan Le Foun, etc. .

$29.00

Call Me Mrs.

By Berenstain, Stanley and Janice

New York. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, a book of cartoon humor about wifehood by the infamous Berenstain Bears authors, the pictorial cover with black cloth spine is in excellent shape, bright and clean with a tight binding and fine contents, moderate tanning to the blank end-papers and a slight lean to the spine are the only flaws, the jacket has a few short edge-tears but is also clean and attractive, the original price (2.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$10.00

The Art of William Steig
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The Art of William Steig

By Nahson, Claudia J. , Maurice Sendak (Foreword) , Robert Cottingham, Edward Sorel, Jeanne Steig & Maggie Steig

Yale University Press / Jewish Museum. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0300124783 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, an exquisite copy, there is a bit of discoloration along the hinge of the last rear end-paper, this minor flaw occurred during the binding process and is the only flaw to the book or jacket, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included with this fine gift copy, "This lavishly illustrated book features over 280 of Steig's drawings, many of them previously unpublished, and examines every aspect of his work" ; 196 pages .

$16.00

Gravity Fails:   The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America
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Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America

By Bloom, James D.

Praeger Publishers. Near Fine. 2003. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 027597720X . Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, dated, inscribed and signed by the author: "10/14/03 - To Len, Enjoy, maybe even learn. James D. Bloom." This copy is in excellent condition with one minor flaw only: a small bump (more like a crease) to the top rear corner, Jewish wit and humor, history and criticism ; 216 pages; Signed by Author .

$78.00

The Book of Kerryman Limericks

By Magrath, Myler

Dublin, Ireland: The Mercier Press. Near Fine. 1977. 1st Edition. Paperback. Pocket-size paperback, original edition, excellent condition, couple of small areas of rubbing to the cover, else as new, 48 pages, green and white cover .

$8.00

The Great Gildersleeve

By Stumpf, Charles and Ben Ohmart

Boalsburg, PA: Bear Manor Media. Near Fine. 2002. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. 097145700X . Large paperback in nearly new condition, minor signs of use to the cover is the only flaw, generically inscribed and signed by author Ohmart: "Thanks for everything! Best, Ben Ohmart," "Painstakingly researched, this FIRST book on Gildersleeve gives a detailed history of all the characters, and in-depth biographies of the cast members. Contains many RARE pictures too!"; Signed by Author .

$49.00

Irish Love and Marriage Jokes

By MacHale, Des

Dublin, Ireland: The Mercier Press. Very Good. 1977. 1st Edition. Paperback. 0853425000 . Pocket-size paperback, 48 pages, no significant flaws to this clean copy, "If you want praise - die, if you want blame - marry." Old Irish Proverb .

$8.00

The Charles Addams Mother Goose
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The Charles Addams Mother Goose

By Addams, Charles

Simon & Schuster. Near Fine. 2002. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0689848749 . Hardcover, color pictorial binding, we believe this was issued without a dustjacket, first printing of this edition as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, first published in 1967 this edition was "reissued as a deluxe edition that includes a drawing, which was omitted from the original version, as well as work and photographs taken from Charlie's lifetime," book has a gift inscription on the title page and mild rubbing on the rear cover as its only flaws .

$44.00

The Book of Irish Political Jokes

By Magrath, Myler

Dublin, Ireland: The Mercier Press. Near Fine. 1977. 1st Edition. Paperback. 0853424942 . Pocket-size paperback, original edition, excellent condition, couple of small areas of rubbing to the cover, else as new, 48 pages, pink and white cover .

$8.00

The Book of Dublinman Jokes

By Hughes, Y.M.

Dublin, Ireland: The Mercier Press. Very Good. 1977. 1st Edition. Paperback. 0853424888 . Pocket-size paperback, 48 pages, clean copy inside and out, has a crease on the front cover. "I've lost me dog." "Put a small ad in the Evening Press." "S no use, he can't read." .

$10.00

Unsolicited Advice: Observations of a Public Librarian

By Manley, Will

McFarland & Co.. Near Fine. 1992. Hardcover. 089950745X . Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, attractive gilt-illustrated cloth binding, inscribed and signed by the author: "To Cheryl, Best wishes! Will Manley," minor tanning to the top outer page-edge is the only flaw, contains numerous short humorous pieces about library administration; Signed by Author .

$8.00

The Thinking Dog's Man: With a Letter from John Steinbeck Explaining Why He Could Not Write an Introduction for This Book

By Patrick, Ted

Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover first printing (as stated on copyright page), this is a beautiful copy, both the book and dustjacket look new, the original price is present, and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "The mystique of the relationship between man and dog," illustrated by Roy McKie, and "with a letter from John Steinbeck explaining why he could not write an introduction for this book" .

$23.00

Englishman Jokes for Irishmen

By MacHale, Des

Dublin, Ireland: The Mercier Press. Near Fine. 1978. 1st Edition. Paperback. 0853425558 . Pocket-size paperback in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this clean, attractive copy, 48 pages. Question: "What do you call an Englishman with an I.Q. of 50? Answer: Colonel Sir!" .

$7.00

Hirschfeld: A Centennial Celebration - Treasures from the Hirschfeld Archive

By Hirschfeld, Al

The San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum. Fine. 2003. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Flawless copy of this large paperback exhibition catalogue, "This catalogue was published in a limited edition of two thousand copies by the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum in June 2003 in honor of the Hirschfeld Centennial," 46 pages .

$32.00