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New York: HarperPerennial, 1991. Illustrated by color throughout by author. Stated 1st printing (1) and edition. Gloss pictorial card cover. Oblong 4to. pp. [60]. Near Fine. Beautiful collector's copy or gift. ISBN: 0060965827..
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WIDOW'S WISDOM.

by Fleckenstein, Ninon Traver.

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New York & Boston: H. M. Caldwell Co (Colonial Press, Boston), 1909. Illustrated by Dwig in black & white, aka Clare Victor Dwiggins 1874-1958. First edition. Illustrated cloth. 16mo. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Scarce illustrative on Victorian humor..
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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1885. Illustrated by George Cruikshank b&w tissue plates (collated). First thus edition. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped spine and topboard emblem, marbled endpapers, gold vignettes, uncut. Imperial 8vo. pp. xi, [7], 350, [2] ads. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Several unopened sections, several nicks and bumps to binding, gift quality copy. Ink owner..
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GRANDVILLE'S ANIMALS: The World's Vaudeville.

by [Grandville, Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard] 1804-47.

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New York: Thames & Hudson, (1981). Illustrated by b&w with 23 in full color. First thus edition. Blue paper covered boards. Oblong 8vo. pp. 64. Very Good+/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Closed tear and several minor nicks to jacket; thin dust line to topboards. Introduction by Bryan Holme. Caricature of period persons as respective animals. ISBN: 0500233403..
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PTARMIGAN PIE.

by Glegg, Donal & Mabel Lindsay.

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London: Binnacle Books Series published by Golden Galley Press Ltd, (1946). Illustrated by Donal Glegg in b&w and color throughout. First (FPy) edition. Blue cloth, gilt print spine and topboard emblem, illustrated end papers. 8vo. pp. 63, [1]. Near Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Black spots to jacket spine, not sure if part of design, shallow edgewear; internally fine.… Read more
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London: John Murray (James N. Denew, Printer, Great Yarmouth), 1860. Translated by Borrow in 1830. First edition. [c.1703 London as Gweledigaetheu y Bardd Cwsc (The Visions of the Sleeping Bard)] not 1720 listed in preface. Period rebound in brown half calf over marbled boards; five raised bands with extra leather titles, tooled gilt decoration, matching marbled end papers, t.e.g. 12mo… Read more
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London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street (Schulze & Co.), 1843. First series and edition. Half-titles p.i (blank verso) each volume. 2 volumes. Original purple blind-stamped cloth, yellow eps. 12mo (21cm). pp. viii, 277, [1] blank; vi, 289, [1] colophon . Good/No jacket, as issued/In mylar protector. Spines and partial boards sunned brown, caps chipped, most corners bumped. Repaired rear joint… Read more
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Berlin: Hermann Klemm, n.d. Illustrated by port frontis and 1500 author (mostly) b&w illustrations and reproductions. Unspecified edition. Tan cloth printed and decorated burgundy, yellow topstain. 4to (31cm). pp. 428. Very Good/No jacket, as issued/lack slipcase. Light cover wear and toning to endpapers. Compendium of satirical shorts, caricatures, paintings and poetry and about the artist. Oversize..
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London: Printed for J. Carpenter and Son/Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818, 1818, 1819. Stated 16th, 9th, 3rd edition. Full brown calf with decorative gilt stamping on both boards and spine, gilt lyre emblems, brown eps, aeg. 16mo (17cm). pp. xxiv, 119, viii, 168 (Notes), xxxi, 88. Very Good+. Lightly rubbed joints and edges, bookplate of Clark Prescott Bissett… Read more
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Frankfurter: Hauser-Presse (Hans Schaefer), 1927. Illustrated by line drawings in text. 268/270 Limited edition. "Den Teilnehmern der Frankfurter Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft zur Jahresversammlung am 20. Februar 1927 in 270 Exemplaren vonder Hauser-Presse (Hans Schaefer) gestiftet. Exemplar Nr. 268" (268/270). Illustrated paper boards with added cloth backed spine and paper spine title. 8vo (23cm). pp. [iv], 33, [1] blank, [1] colophon, [1] blank.… Read more
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MŸchen: Hugo Schmidt, (1925). Illustrated by Color frontis and 9 color plates with full blank page facing plate and 144 full page b&w caricatures. First edition. Yellow decorated cloth. 4to (28cm). pp. 146. Very Good/No jacket. Soil and foxed spotting to cover and end papers, hinges tender at caps, illustrations near fine. Musician, puppet playright, draftsman and cartoonist. Introduction … Read more
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PETER ARNO'S CIRCUS.

by Arno, Peter [Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr.] 1904-68.

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New York: Horace Liveright (Van Rees Press), 1931. Illustrated by 77 full page b&w cartoons (18 uncaptioned). First thus (separate) edition. c.1929, 1930, 1931. Navy cloth, gilt spine and topboard title. 4to. pp. [ii] blank, [iv], [77], [3] blank. Very Good/No jacket. Cap wear, spine print dull, light board scuffs, internally near fine. Period naughty 'n nice high brow satire… Read more
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London: Bradbury, Evans & Co, 1870-73. Illustrated by b&w text cartoons, plates, pull-outs throughout. First edition. 5 volumes. Bound in 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, end papers and edges, black spine with 5 raised bands by A. J. Leary, San Francisco (small ticket 4/5 volumes). 4to. pp. V58-260, iv, Index; V60-274, iv, 12 (Almanack). Index; V61-11-278, iv, Index; V65-264,… Read more
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New York: De Witt C. Lent & Co, 1872. Illustrated by Matching cover and tail cut, one title cut. First thus edition. Blue illustrated wraps bound in cloth backed marbled period library binding. 8vo. pp. 36, [4] Ads. About Very Good/Ex-Lib. College withdrawn bookplate, usual markings and perforated stamps, overall toning, several dogears some chipped, dark corner stains to several… Read more
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New York: Random House, 2007. State first trade paper (&N1) edition. c.1978 (first separate hardcover edition). Publisher review sheets laid in. yellow wraps. 8vo. pp. 182, [1] colophon. As New. ISBN: 9780812978063..
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CARRY ON, JEEVES!.

by Wodehouse, P(elham) G(renville) 1881-1975.

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New York: George H. Doran, (1927). First separate US (GHD emblem on cr page) edition. c.1916, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1925. Brown cloth printed clay. 8vo. pp. 316. Very Good+/No jacket. Small bookseller ticket, lightly foxed endpapers, minor board nick. Ten shorts..
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OLD HELL.

by Gowen, Emmett, 1902-73.

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New York: Modern Age Book (Rumford Press, Concord NH), (1937). Illustrated by Howard Simon b/w line drawings. First thus edition. Third title. Red Seal reissue, originally published as Blue Seal for 25 cents with color jacket. Green washable cloth, silver print. 12mo (20cm). pp. [vi], 3-178. Glossary. Very Good+/Very Good-/Unclipped price in mylar ($.85). Light edgewear to binding, previous owner… Read more
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NEW WORD, The.

by Grandgent, Charles Hall, 1862-1939.

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Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, (1929). Illustrated by head vignettes. First edition. Red cloth, unopened, top edge gilt. 12mo. pp. 181. Near Fine/Very Good/Unclipped price in mylar. Most sections unopened in sunned jacket with shallow chips, small bookseller ticket. Ten essays: grandiful, mostly about eating, habit, sympathy, fog, does it pay to advertise?, propaganda, dogs, Indiana Place, the new word..… Read more
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[Framingham, MA]: MetroWest Daily News (CNC), 2005. Illustrated by author cartoons in b/w, 32 pages in color. First edition. First Book. Black paper boards. Signed by author on title page. 8vo. pp. 208. New/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Foreword by Senator Ted Kennedy with letters from Preside George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush. "For nearly three decades, the mild-mannered… Read more
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New York: Crown, (1996). Illustrated by photographs and pointing fingers. Stated first (&N1) edition. First book. Quarter paper boards. Inscribed by "To Jeff - Thanks! M. Moore" on title page. 8vo. pp. 278. Near Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Short bumped heel tear to book and jacket only flaw..
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